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IRR TV, the IRR's exclusive television channel is jam-packed with interviews, reports, research, and policy solutions

Fenced-in farmers will battle to subsist

10 August 2016 - Farming in South Africa is a diffi cult business and it is not made any easier by a government whose policies, dated ideology, and hostility threaten the basis of commercial food production in South Africa.

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Public health sector in need of an antidote

O5 July 2016 - Since 1994, public spending on health as a share of South Africa’s total health costs has increased but private expenditure has fallen.

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All politics is local – from Cape to Capricorn

7 June 2016 – With the local government elections due in August 2016, this Fast Facts takes a closer look at South Africa’s 44 district and 8 metropolitan municipalities.

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How to turn South Africa's economy around – the National Growth Strategy

23 May 2016 – The IRR's plan to secure an economic turnaround over the years 2016 - 2018.

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A tale of two provinces (and seven others) – April 2016

16 April 2016 – The IRR has released a comparative social and economic report of South Africa’s nine provinces.

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Race relations in South Africa – there is reason to hope

30 March 2016 – The Race Relations in South Africa – Reasons for Hope report has found that race relations in South Africa are in a good state.

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The IRR's unique Risk Report and why you need to read it

14 March 2016 – The Centre for Risk Analysis (CRA) at the IRR has introduced an exciting publication, the RiskREPORT, which will be made available exclusively to premium subscribers of the CRA.

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The puzzle of South Africa's people – January 2016

1 February 2016 – IRR CEO Frans Cronjé on the IRR's first Fast Facts report of the year – a stock take of South Africa's population and its major traits.

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IRR warns on growth, incomes, and disposable income

2 November 2015 – IRR CEO Frans Cronjé talks on the IRR's latest report regarding South Africa's economy and warns on GDP growth, inflation, interest rates and disposable income.

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What are foreign perceptions of South Africa?

10 September 2015 – Perceptions of South Africa appear to be shifting globally. IRR CEO Frans Cronjé tells IRR TV of his first-hand experience of the changes after recent trips to Brussels and Washington D.C.

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Pressure on consumers may drive SA into recession

8 September 2015 – The IRR's report on consumers highlights consumer behaviour and spending power, and how much the South African economy depends on consumption expenditure. If consumer confidence continues to dwindle, the economy will grind to a halt.

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Black middle class has expanded quickly but may now slow down

7 August 2015 – IRR research analyst Gabriela Mackay and CEO Frans Cronjé discuss the size, scope, growth and future prospects of South Africa’s middle class.

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How will global and local economic shifts affect South Africa?

3 July 2015 – IRR chief economist Ian Cruickshanks and IRR CEO Frans Cronjé bring together South Africa's trade numbers, Greece and possible contagion, the Shanghai's stock market 25% drop, and South Africa's maize harvest for 2015, and how all these could affect South Africa's economy for the rest of the year.

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The IRR's 10-point plan for jobs

24 June 2015 – IRR CEO Frans Cronjé discusses how the South African government can tackle youth unemployment.

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The IRR on South Africa's monetary policy

5 June 2015 – The IRR's Chief Economist Ian Cruickshanks talks on South Africa's monetary policy.

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Spending on social services in South Africa

1 June 2015 – IRR head of research Lerato Moloi and head of media Mienke Steytler discuss the sustainability of social services spending in South Africa.

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The economic outlook for South Africa for the rest of 2015

28 May 2015 – What does the remainder of 2015 hold for South Africa's economy? IRR CEO Frans Cronjé and IRR Chief Economist Ian Cruickshanks discuss.

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Service delivery protests are on the rise in South Africa

26 May 2015 – IRR research analyst Gabriela Mackay and Mienke Steytler talk about the rise of social protests in South Africa.

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How the fiscal deficit is threatening South Africa

22 May 2015 – Frans Cronjé and Mienke Steytler discuss how the South African government is running out of money.

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Born free but still in chains – South Africa's first post-apartheid generation

29 April 2015 – South Africa's demographic with the most potential – its young people, its born frees – has become its greatest weakness with unemployment and a failing education system hampering their prosperity.

Read More…

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Fenced-in farmers will battle to subsist

10 August 2016 - Farming in South Africa is a diffi cult business and it is not made any easier by a government whose policies, dated ideology, and hostility threaten the basis of commercial food production in South Africa.

Read More…

Public health sector in need of an antidote

O5 July 2016 - Since 1994, public spending on health as a share of South Africa’s total health costs has increased but private expenditure has fallen.

Read More…

All politics is local – from Cape to Capricorn

7 June 2016 – With the local government elections due in August 2016, this Fast Facts takes a closer look at South Africa’s 44 district and 8 metropolitan municipalities.

Read More…

How to turn South Africa's economy around – the National Growth Strategy

23 May 2016 – The IRR's plan to secure an economic turnaround over the years 2016 - 2018.

Read More…

A tale of two provinces (and seven others) – April 2016

16 April 2016 – The IRR has released a comparative social and economic report of South Africa’s nine provinces.

Read More…

Race relations in South Africa – there is reason to hope

30 March 2016 – The Race Relations in South Africa – Reasons for Hope report has found that race relations in South Africa are in a good state.

Read More…

The IRR's unique Risk Report and why you need to read it

14 March 2016 – The Centre for Risk Analysis (CRA) at the IRR has introduced an exciting publication, the RiskREPORT, which will be made available exclusively to premium subscribers of the CRA.

Read More…

The puzzle of South Africa's people – January 2016

1 February 2016 – IRR CEO Frans Cronjé on the IRR's first Fast Facts report of the year – a stock take of South Africa's population and its major traits.

Read More…

IRR warns on growth, incomes, and disposable income

2 November 2015 – IRR CEO Frans Cronjé talks on the IRR's latest report regarding South Africa's economy and warns on GDP growth, inflation, interest rates and disposable income.

Read More…

What are foreign perceptions of South Africa?

10 September 2015 – Perceptions of South Africa appear to be shifting globally. IRR CEO Frans Cronjé tells IRR TV of his first-hand experience of the changes after recent trips to Brussels and Washington D.C.

Read More…

Pressure on consumers may drive SA into recession

8 September 2015 – The IRR's report on consumers highlights consumer behaviour and spending power, and how much the South African economy depends on consumption expenditure. If consumer confidence continues to dwindle, the economy will grind to a halt.

Read More…

Black middle class has expanded quickly but may now slow down

7 August 2015 – IRR research analyst Gabriela Mackay and CEO Frans Cronjé discuss the size, scope, growth and future prospects of South Africa’s middle class.

Read More…

How will global and local economic shifts affect South Africa?

3 July 2015 – IRR chief economist Ian Cruickshanks and IRR CEO Frans Cronjé bring together South Africa's trade numbers, Greece and possible contagion, the Shanghai's stock market 25% drop, and South Africa's maize harvest for 2015, and how all these could affect South Africa's economy for the rest of the year.

Read More…

The IRR's 10-point plan for jobs

24 June 2015 – IRR CEO Frans Cronjé discusses how the South African government can tackle youth unemployment.

Read More…

The IRR on South Africa's monetary policy

5 June 2015 – The IRR's Chief Economist Ian Cruickshanks talks on South Africa's monetary policy.

Read More…

Spending on social services in South Africa

1 June 2015 – IRR head of research Lerato Moloi and head of media Mienke Steytler discuss the sustainability of social services spending in South Africa.

Read More…

The economic outlook for South Africa for the rest of 2015

28 May 2015 – What does the remainder of 2015 hold for South Africa's economy? IRR CEO Frans Cronjé and IRR Chief Economist Ian Cruickshanks discuss.

Read More…

Service delivery protests are on the rise in South Africa

26 May 2015 – IRR research analyst Gabriela Mackay and Mienke Steytler talk about the rise of social protests in South Africa.

Read More…

How the fiscal deficit is threatening South Africa

22 May 2015 – Frans Cronjé and Mienke Steytler discuss how the South African government is running out of money.

Read More…

Born free but still in chains – South Africa's first post-apartheid generation

29 April 2015 – South Africa's demographic with the most potential – its young people, its born frees – has become its greatest weakness with unemployment and a failing education system hampering their prosperity.

Read More…

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