The Impact of the International Financial Crisis on Child Poverty in South Africa
Author: UNICEF South Africa and the Financial and Fiscal Commission
No. of pages: 68
Publication date: 2010
Publisher: UNICEF South Africa and the Financial and Fiscal Commission
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This paper reports on a study to provide insights into the magnitude of the shocks associated with the crisis in macroeconomic terms in South Africa, the country’s capacity to withstand or cushion these shocks, and the extent of fragility in terms of poverty levels and child well-being.