RON DERBY: State has to spend us out of this jam

01 September 2019 - 00:17 By Ron Derby

I was excited to read a piece in Business Day this week by former Treasury official Owen Willcox, who suggested the department, albeit unwittingly, had stunted growth in SA.

"There is no fiscal problem in SA, even as debt-to-GDP creeps higher. There is a growth problem and it manifests in a fiscal problem. Until we diagnose the problem correctly, the solution will elude us," he wrote...

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