1. HOLIDAYS. Sitting on the boat waiting for a fish to bite is a good time to ponder what was on Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan’s mind over the festive season. What will he call on Budget Day, February 22 2012?

  2. Part 3 – Greying populations: where is the demographic dividend?

    Quite simply the west is getting old. The post-World War II social welfare state that appeared all across Europe was created at a moment when the baby boom was still on and as life expectancy increased, fertility declined.