Jerry Schuitema

After a year of insurance underwriting, Jerry Schuitema joined the SABC as a reporter in 1966, concentrating on economic affairs. He went on to became the SABC's first economics editor. In March 1990, he established South Africa's first Specialist Developmental Communications consultancy.

Losing our marbles

How much can we still trust prices and statistics?

Name, shame and jail

It is time to hold the individuals behind corporate and financial malfeasance to account.

Weather the financial storm – or avoid it?

The power of changing some of our economic assumptions.

Messing with money

‘The greatest monetary experiment in history’ is underway. Where is it taking us?

Between hope and despair

The impact of electioneering on our widening trust deficit.

Inclusivity: The possible dream

The biggest breakthrough for South Africa can come from labour.

Yellow vests and the Davos freeze

Are looming global economic problems understated both internationally and at home?

The banking shake-up

A personal reflection on the human crisis produced by the 4th Industrial Revolution.

The accountant’s new challenge

Seeing the numbers through a different lens.

Our broken moral compass

Sound values are as much an economic health issue as a social one.

Without common purpose, there won’t be job creation

Jobs Summit interventions need labour to stop behaving as a beneficiary rather than a contributor.

Dancing with death

And marvelling at the reminder of what our humanity is capable of.

The toxic trade-off

Labour, business and government seem locked in dispute over who should get what, focusing on distribution rather than contribution and wealth creation.

Governments and entrepreneurship

The Holy Grail of purpose that should apply to all business – that of serving its market or customers – must equally apply to government.

From Ashe to Ashwin

Confronting the thorny issue of merit-based appointments in society.



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