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Dawie Roodt

Articles by Dawie Roodt

No 20/20 vision, but the South African picture is getting clearer

The notion of 20/20 vision refers to a clear vision over a distance of twenty feet. Now, I certainly do not have a clear vision of what can be expected for 2020, but slowly a picture is emerging, and it is not a pretty one. I want to ease into the bad news, so let’s start with a thin silver lining.

Why we don’t need the IMF

Since the writer RW Johnson predicted a while ago that South Africa will have no choice but to ask the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for a loan, other analysts have also started to predict the same.

South Africa: Foolishness like this always ends the same

Dawie Roodt, one of South Africa's most well-known economists from the Efficient Group, offers scathing criticism of the governing ANC's economic policies, which will ultimately lead to ruin.