Home

>

Benefits of regulation vs. competition where inequality is high: The case of mobile telephony in South Africa

6 August 2019
Publication Type: Policy Brief
Economic Theme: Public Finance
JEL Code: L13, L40, L50, L96
South Africa is the most unequal country in the world, with a Gini coefficient of 0.63 in 2015 according to World Bank statistics. This is a consequence of apartheid-era racial discrimination policies (Leibbrandt et al., 2010). The top 10% of income-earners earn thirty times more than the bottom 10%.
Series title: Research Brief 195
1 August 2019
SHARE THIS Policy Brief PUBLICATION:
Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin
Share on telegram
Share on whatsapp
Share on email