External Journals

External Journals (15)

  • Year 2017
  • Organisation OECD Environment Working Papers, No. 125
  • Publication Author(s) Lauren McNicoll, Raphaël Jachnik (OECD), Gaylor Montmasson-Clair and Shakespear Mudombi, Trade & Industrial Policy Strategies (TIPS)
This study estimates and analyses publicly-mobilised private finance for climate action in South Africa, between 2010 and 2015. The mobilisation effect of public climate finance on private finance is first estimated through an analysis and attribution of project-level co-finance data. A pilot-methodology (the investor perspective) then expands the analysis to also incorporate the…

  • Year 2017
  • Organisation World Trade Review
  • Publication Author(s) Dr Faizel Ismail
The African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) is a non-reciprocal preferential trade programme that the US offers to 49 sub-Saharan African countries. President Obama's decision to extend AGOA, which was set to expire at the end of September 2015, for another 10 years (2015 to 2025), was highly controversial. The…

  • Year 2017
  • Organisation Journal of World Trade 51, no. 1
  • Publication Author(s) Dr Faizel Ismail
This paper argues that the dramatic changes in the trade architecture of the world during the first decade of the new millennium have created both opportunities and challenges for Africa’s development. African countries need to develop proactive strategies to harness these new changes and use them to advance the integration…

  • Year 2016
  • Organisation Integrating Africa: AfDB Blog
  • Publication Author(s) Christopher Wood, TIPS Economist
  • Countries and Regions Africa
Ten years is a very short time in the global economy, and by all accounts a decade is all that is left of the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA). While the United States’ unilateral preferential access programme for Africa has been reauthorized three times since it began in 2000,…

  • Year 2016
  • Organisation Commonwealth Trade Hope Topics Series Issue 131
  • Publication Author(s) Faizel Ismail
  • Countries and Regions Africa
What are the main changes in the global trading architecture over the past 15 years? How have these changes impacted on Africa’s economic development and the nature of trading relations between Africa and its traditional developed country partners, the European Union, the UK and the USA, and its main developing country partner, China? What are the implications…

  • Year 2014
  • Organisation Journal of Economic and Financial Sciences, September 2014
  • Publication Author(s) Gaylor Montmasson-Clair; Georgina Ryan
South Africa's Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer (REIPP) procurement programme is hailed worldwide as a model for renewable energy procurement. Its success is far from experimental and haphazard and points directly to lessons acquired prior to, and during, the launch and running of the programme. This article explores the journey…

  • Year 2014
  • Organisation UNDP
  • Publication Author(s) Kate Philip, Mbofholowo Tsedu and Meshack Zwane
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
Twenty years after the end of apartheid South Africa is a different place. It has a well-institutionalized democracy. Significant gains have been made in social equity and in reducing extreme poverty. Yet poverty, unemployment and inequality remain South Africa's most pressing problems. Social change and enhanced access to rights have…

  • Year 2014
  • Organisation TIPS; WITS
  • Publication Author(s) Stephanie Seguino
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
Paper presented at the Alice Amsden Memorial Lecture, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa as part of the African Programme on Rethinking Development Economics 2014 public lectures. Memorial lecture co-hosted by TIPS.   ABOUT THE AUTHOR Stephanie Seguino is Professor of Economics at the University of Vermont, USA; Professorial Research Associate…

  • Year 2012
  • Organisation This paper was funded by and prepared for the Development Bank of Southern Africa in 2012.
  • Publication Author(s) Ellen Hagerman (TIPS Research Fellow)
This report is a survey of the on-going challenges to the development and implementation of regional infrastructure projects in Southern Africa with a specific focus on the North-South Corridor. The report incorporates both information and analysis based on consultations with about 50 stakeholders working on, or associated with, regional infrastructure…

  • Year 2014
  • Organisation OECD Global Forum on Competition paper by David Lewis, Corruption Watch and Reena Das Nair, TIPS
  • Publication Author(s) David Lewis, Reena DasNair
This paper examines the interface between corruption and competition. The forms of corruption looked at concern the decision-making powers of public officials and elected representatives that are located at the interface between the public sector and private sector (that is, the business sector), or what may be otherwise characterised as…

  • Year 2013
  • Publication Author(s) United Nations Environment Programme
The South African Green Economy Modelling (SAGEM) Report explores the question of whether equal or higher growth could be attained with a more sustainable, equitable and resilient economy. South Africa views a green economy as a sustainable development path that is based on addressing the interdependence between economic growth, social…
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  • Year 2013
  • Publication Author(s) Du Plooy, P. Boiling Point Issue 61, Climate Change: Adaptation, Resilience and Energy Security
  There is a role for a developmental state to drive access to modern energy throughout the economy, but particularly for poor households. While the technological solutions are understood, implementing them needs a policy and regulatory environment that encourages investment in these technologies by households, governments and the private sector. 

  • Year 2010
  • Organisation TIPS
  • Publication Author(s) TIPS
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  • Year 2006
  • Publication Author(s) S.M. Burgess;C.H. Bothma
TIPS contributed a chapter to this book published by Oxford University Press on International Marketing. TIPS wrote the chapter on Exporting for Small Businesses. The book is aimed at undergraduate and graduate international marketing students but it also a ready reference and guide to exporters and international marketing practitioners. For more information on international Marketing,…
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  • Year 2006
  • Publication Author(s) Morne Oosthuizen
Morne Oosthuizen - deputy director of the Development Policy Research Unit (DPRU) at the University of Cape Town - contributed a paper that first appeared in the Western Cape Treasury's Provincial Economic Review: Outlook 2006.' The research presents a closer analysis of the Western Cape labour market, providing both an…
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