OECD's 2013 Economic Survey of South Africa examines recent economic developments, policies and prospects. Special chapters cover improving education quality and green growth.
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Basuc Statistics of South Africa Executive Summary Assessment and Recommendations -Overcoming entrenched problems will require stepped-up policy efforts -Growth has been sluggish since the crisis, and is expected to pick up only gradually -The government's strategic plans are broadly sound, but implementation will be challenging -Improving basic education is critical for achieving the government's development objectives -Greener growth is needed for sustainability -Bibliography -Annex 1. Progress on structural reform Chapter 1. Improving education quality in South Africa -South Africa has reached high educational attainment but quality of education remains dismal -Improving education quality -Bibliography -Annex 1.A1. Educational attainment and labour market outcomes -Annex 1.A2. Education quality and labour market outcomes -Annex 1.A3. The determinants of pupils' test scores at grade 9 Chapter 2. Economic growth in South Africa: Getting to the right shade of green -South Africa has become increasingly active as regards policies to deliver green growth -Meeting the challenge of climate change -Following through on water policy reforms -Bibliography