Workshops

  • Date Wednesday, 06 April 2005
  • Venue Pretoria Holdiday Inn, Beatrix Street, Arcadia
TIPS and the WITS School of Economics and Business Sciences hosted, on behalf of the World Bank, a seminar on poverty impacts of the Doha Development Agenda. This seminar reported on the findings from a forthcoming book based on a major international research project investigating the poverty impacts of a…
As part of the DFID-funded South Africa Trade and Poverty Programme and its objective to promote informed dialogue on South Africa's trade policy amongst key stakeholders, TIPS in 2005 implemented a seminar series under the auspices of Nedlac. These seminars provided a platform for government and civil society representatives (business,…

  • Date Tuesday, 07 June 2005
  • Venue TIPS Office, 814 Church Street Arcadia
  • For enquiries or to register please contact Matthew de Gale/ Pamela Dakile; Telephone: 012 431 7900; E-mail: matthew@tips.org.za
TIPS will be holding an introductory training workshop on the use of the International Trade Centre's (ITC) online Market Analysis Tools (TradeMap & Product Map) in Pretoria.The seminar will focus on the utilisation of ITC's tools for market analysis in the development of international trade strategies.

  • Date Wednesday, 29 June 2005
  • Venue NEDLAC, 14A Jellicoe Avenue, Rosebank, Johannesburg
As part of the DFID-funded South Africa Trade and Poverty Programme and its objective to promote informed dialogue on South Africa's trade policy amongst key stakeholders, TIPS in 2005 implemented a seminar series under the auspices of Nedlac. These seminars provided a platform for government and civil society representatives (business,…

  • Date Friday, 29 July 2005
  • Venue NEDLAC, 14A Jellicoe Avenue, Rosebank, Johannesburg
As part of the DFID-funded South Africa Trade and Poverty Programme and its objective to promote informed dialogue on South Africa's trade policy amongst key stakeholders, TIPS in 2005 implemented a seminar series under the auspices of Nedlac. These seminars provided a platform for government and civil society representatives (business,…

  • Date Wednesday, 31 August 2005
  • Venue NEDLAC, 14A Jellicoe Avenue, Rosebank, Johannesburg
As part of the DFID-funded South Africa Trade and Poverty Programme and its objective to promote informed dialogue on South Africa's trade policy amongst key stakeholders, TIPS in 2005 implemented a seminar series under the auspices of Nedlac. These seminars provided a platform for government and civil society representatives (business,…

  • Date Wednesday, 02 November 2005
  • Venue NEDLAC, 14A Jellicoe Avenue, Rosebank, Johannesburg
As part of the DFID-funded South Africa Trade and Poverty Programme and its objective to promote informed dialogue on South Africa's trade policy amongst key stakeholders, TIPS in 2005 implemented a seminar series under the auspices of Nedlac. These seminars provided a platform for government and civil society representatives (business,…

  • Date Monday, 01 January 2007
  • For enquiries or to register please contact Amanda Ryland; E-mail: amanda@tips.org.za
Globalization offers new opportunities for accelerating development and poverty reduction, but also poses new challenges for policymakers. And there is much concern about the distribution of benefits; in particular whether the poor gain from globalization, and under what circumstances it may actually hurt them. To meet this important agenda, this…

  • Date Monday, 03 April 2006
  • For enquiries or to register please contact Latin American Trade Network; E-mail: info@latn.org.ar
This is a call for papers to address the role that research has had in inducing changes in trade policy, or in matters related to it, such as competition policy, investment policy or intellectual property rights. Selected papers will be discussed at a workshop in Buenos Aires in July 2006…

  • Date Wednesday, 19 April 2006
  • Venue NEDLAC, 14A Jellicoe Avenue, Rosebank, Johannesburg
As part of the DFID-funded South Africa Trade and Poverty Programme and its objective to promote informed dialogue on South Africa's trade policy amongst key stakeholders, TIPS in 2005 implemented a seminar series under the auspices of Nedlac. These seminars provided a platform for government and civil society representatives (business,…

  • Date Monday, 26 June 2000
  • For enquiries or to register please contact Owen Willcox; Telephone: 012 4317900; E-mail: owen@tips.org.za
Trade negotiators are faced with a bewildering array of new agreements on the horizon. Before embarking on any agreement, governments have to understand the consequences of such a policy. This course is aimed at equipping trade analysts with the economic and spreadsheet knowledge that they need to carry out such…

  • Date Wednesday, 28 June 2006
  • Venue NEDLAC, 14A Jellicoe Avenue, Rosebank, Joahnnesburg
As part of the DFID-funded South Africa Trade and Poverty Programme and its objective to promote informed dialogue on South Africa's trade policy amongst key stakeholders, TIPS in 2005 implemented a seminar series under the auspices of Nedlac. These seminars provided a platform for government and civil society representatives (business,…

  • Date Wednesday, 26 July 2006
  • Venue NEDLAC, 14A Jellicoe Avenue, Rosebank, Johannesburg
As part of the DFID-funded South Africa Trade and Poverty Programme and its objective to promote informed dialogue on South Africa's trade policy amongst key stakeholders, TIPS in 2005 implemented a seminar series under the auspices of Nedlac. These seminars provided a platform for government and civil society representatives (business,…
An interactive session on the WTO: Globalization: The WTO and Sustainable Development. Guest Speaker : Mike Moore Director General of the WTO)

  • Date Monday, 06 May 2002
  • Venue Breakwater Campus, The Graduate School of Business,University of Cape Town.
  • For enquiries or to register please contact Lucille Roberts; Telephone: 27 21 406-1324; E-mail: lucilleh@gsb.uct.ac.za
Competition Law governs the nature and extent of competitive interaction among firms in all industries. It prohibits certain types of interaction and provides for a rule of reason approach to the assessment of the impact of other types of behaviour on competition. Economic principles therefore underpin this legislation. A sound…

  • Date Tuesday, 17 December 2002
  • Venue Johannesburg
  • For enquiries or to register please contact E-mail: tips@tips.org.za
Jean-Jacques Laffont, Director of Institut De Economie Industrielle, Toulouse, and Professor of Economics at University of Toulouse and University of Southern California, Los Angeles, gave a lecture on the Political Economy of Competition and Regulation of Network Industries.

  • Date Tuesday, 20 February 2001
  • Venue TIPS, Broll Place, Sunnyside Office Park, Parktown, Johannesburg
The aim of this seminar was to develop a rigorous economic framework to evaluate the SMME sector in South Africa. There is a rich tradition of SMME work in SA and our aim was not to simply reproduce another SMME report. Instead, to date the synergies between the mainstream economy…

  • Date Friday, 04 May 2001
  • Venue Pooks Hill, Johannesburg
The trade policy training workshop was a follow-up of a TIPS-hosted summer school by Alan L Winters, held during November 1999, that focussed on Trade Policy Tools. One of the aims of the Winters course was to expose researchers to various applied techniques to stimulate research in this area with…
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