Unemployment: State of knowledge, gaps and research priorities for an integrated approach
Frederick Fourie and Murray LeibbrandtSeptember 02, 2012
This paper presents the list of 'knowledge gaps' of the unemployment/employment focus area in REDI3x3. It builds on a recent survey (Fourie 201) which demonstrates that three major discourse 'worlds' - labour, poverty/inequality/development, and macroeconomic - can be distinguished. Debate occurs within these 'silos', but not much between them. We present two basic diagnoses: fragmentation and the need for cross-discourse integration.