Crunching | Unemployment

Crunching the unemployment numbers – John Kane-Berman, GG Alcock

In a recent interview with BizNews (watch or listen below), author and businessman GG Alcock told Alec Hogg that while SA’s unemployment numbers are tragic, they don’t take the large informal sector into account. “It’s a tragedy that unemployment is so high, [but] it’s not a true reflection. Other forms of income generating activities – …

SA’s unemployment numbers don’t take informal sector into account – GG Alcock
SA’s | Unemployment

SA’s unemployment numbers don’t take informal sector into account – GG Alcock

GG Alcock joined the BizNews Power Hour, on the day after the unemployment data for South Africa were released. The figures showed horrific numbers, but Alcock provides some context on the numbers – and the way they’re put together. The author of “Kasinomics: African Informal Economies and the People Who Inhabit Them” weighs in on…

Unemployment figures, Naspers/Prosus, Afghanistan – Steven Nathan’s rational opinion
figures | Unemployment

Unemployment figures, Naspers/Prosus, Afghanistan – Steven Nathan’s rational opinion

10x Investments founder Steven Nathan joins Alec Hogg to talk on a number of topical political and investment matters. The unemployment rate, which rose by 1.8% to 34.4%, surged to the highest on a global list of 82 countries monitored by Bloomberg. The expanded definition, which includes discouraged workers, rose to a staggering 44.4%. Nathan…