8 Mar Budget Watch 2019 Expenditure & Bloated Wage Bill

Cirrus Capital economist Rowland Brown explains what to expect in Finance Minister Calle Schlettwein's National budget this year, as Namibia faces a tough economic environment & a contracting economy. This is Part 2 of a three part podcast that will aid the understanding of our current economic climate! This Episode focuses on Namibia’s expenditure, which includes interest rates, pensions and grants, capital projects, SOE's and the government wage bill. Brown has previously worked at the Central Bank, a commercial bank and in National Planning in Government. He holds a Masters degree in Economics from the University of Aberdeen, Scotland.
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