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Graduate unemployment: closing the demand-supply gap

Source HSRC Review
OUTPUT TYPE: Journal Article
Print HSRC Library: shelf number 9812890
handle 20.500.11910/20639
Graduate unemployment is on the rise in South Africa. Investing in new research infrastructure and in absorbing young and highly skilled graduates should be stock-in-trade for science councils and higher education institutions. Instead, declining or stagnating research and development (R&D) human resources, together with under-investment on R&D infrastructure in these vital public institutions, have created systemic vulnerability. By Natalie Vlotman and Mario Clayford.