WILLIAM GUMEDE | In quite a state: checks and imbalances, public services and disservices

This what the government should consider when drawing up the national budget

01 March 2023 - 20:17

Given that corruption, state failure and infrastructure neglect increases the cost of living, reduces income and costs jobs, the national budget cannot be drawn up based on conventional policy assumptions, tools and methods. Nor can taxes be raised or interest rates set based on these conventions...

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