Rautenbach is a labour lawyer and author of “South Africa Can Work”.
Description of “South Africa Can Work” on Penguin Random House South Africa’s website:
In this insightful and provocative book, Frans Rautenbach proposes a complete overhaul of policy thinking, and provides fresh arguments that effectively address South Africa’s high unemployment, race problems and lack of education.
Rautenbach examines the fundamental problem of rent-seeking, to which he proposes two antidotes: the free market and decentralisation of government.
Along the way he tackles holy cows such as affirmative action, trade unions, labour law and welfare payments.
He also addresses contentious topics such as racism, white privilege, political correctness, state funding of higher education and mounting evidence that trade unions substantially suppress employment growth.
Written by a labour lawyer with a proven track record in a range of policy issues, “South Africa Can Work” speaks effectively to a cross-section of readers of all disciplines, and brings sorely needed good news.
For more detail; listen to the interview in the audio below (and/or scroll down for quotes from it).
Unemployment is very close to being our biggest problem… way more important than racism, for example…— Frans Rautenbach
Global inequality has reduced over the last 20 years.— Frans Rautenbach
We have created mechanisms of rent-seeking…— Frans Rautenbach
Predictability is a feature of free markets…— Frans Rautenbach
The unemployed should be our absolute priority!— Frans Rautenbach
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