MARK BARNES: Let’s play to our strengths and stop trying to be some other country
We have more innovative capacity among us than we give ourselves credit for
It is quite difficult to decide on the most likely strategy to succeed for a developing economy, within a global efficient-market context. We aren’t in a position to change the rules, so we have to play smart within them. ’
In essence, do we close ranks or open the floodgates? Whichever route we take, it is common cause never to tamper with the natural economic force. Like water, it will find the path of least resistance; don’t be in its way. ..