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The Impact of the 2014 Platinum Mining Strike in South Africa: An Economy-Wide Analysis

Heinrich Bohlmann (), Jan H. van Heerden, Maureen Rimmer and Peter Dixon

No 478, Working Papers from Economic Research Southern Africa

Abstract: In this paper we measure the economy-wide impact of the 2014 labour strike in South Africa’s platinum industry. The strike lasted five months, ending in June 2014 when producers reached an agreement with the main labour unions. The immediate impacts on local mining towns were particularly severe, but our research shows that the strike could […]

Keywords: Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) Modelling; Macroeconomic Models; mining (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: C68 J52 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2014-11-01
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