Jerry Schuitema

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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.

Bracing for a big-bubbles burst

Key takeouts as we move from one defining decade to the next.

The party pooper

Have the fiscal warriors thrown down the gauntlet to unhappy workers?

Drowning in debt and much more to come

Passing the buck to future generations.

Changing the economic narrative

Putting events and indicators into fuller context.

‘In gold we trust’: 2019 Report

Should it be restored as the core of money?

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.



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