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New insights from SA-TIED expert Philippe Burger

JUNE 2024

In his latest article covered by Business Live, Philippe Burger discusses tackling fiscal fatigue in South Africa. He examines government finances and fiscal policy, highlighting the factors behind rising public debt, including low GDP growth.

Professor Philippe Burger has been the Dean of the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences at the University of the Free State since March 2022 and has held the position of Professor of Economics since 2007. As a UNU-WIDER Non-Resident Senior Research Fellow, Professor Burger is involved in the SA-TIED programme. Specifically, he is co-organising the project’s sub-component focusing on macro-fiscal analysis and policy modelling in South Africa.

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