2018 Essay Questions
What are the systemic risks of bitcoin/crypto currencies if any and have regulators been sufficiently aware of any risks?
It is 2018 and a new ANC government is in place, what would you as the new finance minister do to restore fiscal credibility? What would the impact of this be on monetary policy and the economy?
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