Institute for Economic Justice

IEJ

Institute for Economic Justice

Type Research Center
Website iej.org.za
Year founded 2018
Headquarters Johannesburg South Africa South Africa
Functions Advocacy, Fieldwork, Research
Tags human rights environment economics
Summary IEJ provides rigorous economic analysis designed to arm policy-makers and the public with progressive policy options to combat the scourge of poverty, underdevelopment, and inequality in South Africa, the region and the continent.


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Publications

IEJ · 17 December 2021 English

• Published policy briefs on a COVID-19 third wave • Supported Labour with research on the sector-specific relief package and the differentiated impact of the industrial masterplans, including in agriculture …


IEJ · 14 December 2021 English

R E S C U E A N D T R A N S F O R M T H E E C O N O M Y. [...] R …


IEJ · 1 December 2021 English

Following this, the co-founders (Gilad Isaacs and Neil Coleman) and a reference group of (mainly young) The formation of the IEJ broadened and institutionalised, black intellectuals began laying the groundwork …


IEJ · 25 November 2021 English

Towards a transformative macroeconomic policy framework for employment generation in Africa ISBN: 9789220355060 (print) 9789220355077 (web pdf) ILO Cataloguing in Publication Data The designations employed in ILO publications, which are …


IEJ · 12 November 2021 English

The graph below illustrates the extent of the cuts to health, basic education and social protection when inflation is taken into account over the next three years. [...] The MTBPS …


IEJ · 9 November 2021 English

The IEJ and partners continue to call on the government to phase in the introduction of a Universal Basic Income Grant (UBIG). [...] It is counterintuitive to try and increase …


IEJ · 2 November 2021 English

This acknowledges the need to address the gap between the remuneration of executives and those at the lower end of the pay scale”. [...] We note with concern that, despite …


IEJ · 28 October 2021 English

Currently, the overwhelming call by civil society, and supported by the governing party, is that government should extend and improve the Social Relief of Distress (SRD) grant from April 2022, …


IEJ · 19 October 2021 English

5 iii) A capable, trustworthy and strong state is essential With the rise and expansion of neoliberalism in the decades prior to the pandemic, the role of the state took …


IEJ · 12 October 2021 English

• The context of high levels of poverty and highly dynamic incomes found in low- to middle-income countries compounds this because: • The targeted group is in constant flux, • …


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