Social welfare safety net in the light of Covid 19
SOCIAL WELFARE SAFETY NET IN THE LIGHT OF COVID-19
Professor Murray Leibbrandt, School of Economics, Director of SALDRU and the African Centre of Excellence for Inequality Research, UCT
Given the impact of Covid-19 on the economic and political landscape of South Africa, how can we establish an adequate social welfare safety net for the poorest in our society? Can a Basic Income Grant (BIC) play this role? Will it be enough? These questions will be addressed in the light of the government’s emergency relief package.
This lecture will be offered on the Microsoft Teams platform. Participants will be sent a link.
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