n New Agenda: South African Journal of Social and Economic Policy - South Africa's fiscal cliff barometer - fiscal cliff

Volume 2018 Number 70
  • ISSN : 1607-2820


The authors express concern that South Africa is headed for a fiscal cliff due to declining revenue and rising expenditure, the bulk of which is composed of social assistance payments, public sector wages and debt service obligations. They call for greater competition in the political and economic system as well as a strong commitment to curb expenditure of the three large components.

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