Research Archive (700)

  • Year 2015
  • Organisation TIPS
  • Publication Author(s) Jack Alban Dyer
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
As vessels and seaports - conduits for international trade growth, serving over 90% of world commerce - ascend to ever greater significance in a cost-conscious world reeling from the aftermath of the 2008 global financial crisis, the concepts of port efficiency and productivity matter more and more, especially in configuring…
International Conference on Manufacturing Led Growth for Employment & Equality  The South African Economic Development Department, Department of Trade and Industry and Department of Performance Monitoring and Evaluation, in partnership with the European Union Delegation to South Africa, hosted a conference on Manufacturing Led Growth for Employment & Equality on 20 and 21 May 2014 at Emperors…

  • 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
  • Publication Author(s) Gaylor Montmasson - Clair and Georgina Ryan
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
Energy and electricity issues in particular have been high on the South African agenda since the 2008 crisis, which saw the country’s national power utility Eskom implement rolling load shedding and cut supplies to a number of large customers, such as mines and minerals beneficiation plants. As South Africa experienced…

  • Year 2014
  • Organisation TIPS
  • Publication Author(s) Wendy Nyakabawo
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
Special economic zones (SEZs) emerged internationally as a policy to support industrial development in particular by providing for the introduction of targeted incentives and infrastructure. Internationally, despite their name, they are often effectively delinked from specific geographic areas in order to achieve these aims. This is especially useful where government…

  • Year 2014
  • Organisation TIPS
  • Publication Author(s) Neva Makgetla
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
In 2014, South Africa remained one of the most unequal countries in the world, an outlier by global standards in terms of both overall inequality as measured by the Gini coefficient and levels of joblessness. For proponents of industrialisation as central to long-term development, this situation raises two questions. First,…

  • 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 2014
  • Organisation TIPS
  • Publication Author(s) Anaïs Dangeot
  • Countries and Regions Mercosur (Common Market of the South), Southern African Development Community (SADC)
One of the major international economic developments in recent years has been the growth in regional trade agreements (RTAs). However, with the exception of a few, there are criticisms that RTAs have not yielded the expected benefits. The focus of this paper is to determine the impact of engaging in…

  • Year 2014
  • Organisation TIPS
  • Publication Author(s) Gaylor Montmasson-Clair; Georgina Ryan
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
Policy Paper prepared for the Economic Development Department and the Department of Trade and Industry The impact of electricity price increases on the competitiveness of selected mining sector and smelting value chains in South Africa: Has it incentivised mining-related companies to invest in renewable energy, cogeneration and energy efficiency? This research project was…
International Conference on Manufacturing Led Growth for Employment & Equality  The South African Economic Development Department, Department of Trade and Industry and Department of Performance Monitoring and Evaluation, in partnership with the European Union Delegation to South Africa, hosted a conference on Manufacturing Led Growth for Employment & Equality on 20 and 21 May 2014 at Emperors…
International Conference on Manufacturing Led Growth for Employment & Equality  The South African Economic Development Department, Department of Trade and Industry and Department of Performance Monitoring and Evaluation, in partnership with the European Union Delegation to South Africa, hosted a conference on Manufacturing Led Growth for Employment & Equality on 20 and 21 May 2014 at Emperors…
International Conference on Manufacturing Led Growth for Employment & Equality  The South African Economic Development Department, Department of Trade and Industry and Department of Performance Monitoring and Evaluation, in partnership with the European Union Delegation to South Africa, hosted a conference on Manufacturing Led Growth for Employment & Equality on 20 and 21 May 2014 at Emperors…
International Conference on Manufacturing Led Growth for Employment & Equality  The South African Economic Development Department, Department of Trade and Industry and Department of Performance Monitoring and Evaluation, in partnership with the European Union Delegation to South Africa, hosted a conference on Manufacturing Led Growth for Employment & Equality on 20 and 21 May 2014 at Emperors…
International Conference on Manufacturing Led Growth for Employment & Equality  The South African Economic Development Department, Department of Trade and Industry and Department of Performance Monitoring and Evaluation, in partnership with the European Union Delegation to South Africa, hosted a conference on Manufacturing Led Growth for Employment & Equality on 20 and 21 May 2014 at Emperors…
International Conference on Manufacturing Led Growth for Employment & Equality  The South African Economic Development Department, Department of Trade and Industry and Department of Performance Monitoring and Evaluation, in partnership with the European Union Delegation to South Africa, hosted a conference on Manufacturing Led Growth for Employment & Equality on 20 and 21 May 2014 at Emperors…
International Conference on Manufacturing Led Growth for Employment & Equality  The South African Economic Development Department, Department of Trade and Industry and Department of Performance Monitoring and Evaluation, in partnership with the European Union Delegation to South Africa, hosted a conference on Manufacturing Led Growth for Employment & Equality on 20 and 21 May 2014 at Emperors…
International Conference on Manufacturing Led Growth for Employment & Equality  The South African Economic Development Department, Department of Trade and Industry and Department of Performance Monitoring and Evaluation, in partnership with the European Union Delegation to South Africa, hosted a conference on Manufacturing Led Growth for Employment & Equality on 20 and 21 May 2014 at Emperors…
International Conference on Manufacturing Led Growth for Employment & Equality  The South African Economic Development Department, Department of Trade and Industry and Department of Performance Monitoring and Evaluation, in partnership with the European Union Delegation to South Africa, hosted a conference on Manufacturing Led Growth for Employment & Equality on 20 and 21 May 2014 at Emperors…
International Conference on Manufacturing Led Growth for Employment & Equality  The South African Economic Development Department, Department of Trade and Industry and Department of Performance Monitoring and Evaluation, in partnership with the European Union Delegation to South Africa, hosted a conference on Manufacturing Led Growth for Employment & Equality on 20 and 21 May 2014 at Emperors…
International Conference on Manufacturing Led Growth for Employment & Equality  The South African Economic Development Department, Department of Trade and Industry and Department of Performance Monitoring and Evaluation, in partnership with the European Union Delegation to South Africa, hosted a conference on Manufacturing Led Growth for Employment & Equality on 20 and 21 May 2014 at Emperors…
International Conference on Manufacturing Led Growth for Employment & Equality  The South African Economic Development Department, Department of Trade and Industry and Department of Performance Monitoring and Evaluation, in partnership with the European Union Delegation to South Africa, hosted a conference on Manufacturing Led Growth for Employment & Equality on 20 and 21 May 2014 at Emperors…
International Conference on Manufacturing Led Growth for Employment & Equality  The South African Economic Development Department, Department of Trade and Industry and Department of Performance Monitoring and Evaluation, in partnership with the European Union Delegation to South Africa, hosted a conference on Manufacturing Led Growth for Employment & Equality on 20 and 21 May 2014 at Emperors…
International Conference on Manufacturing Led Growth for Employment & Equality  The South African Economic Development Department, Department of Trade and Industry and Department of Performance Monitoring and Evaluation, in partnership with the European Union Delegation to South Africa, hosted a conference on Manufacturing Led Growth for Employment & Equality on 20 and 21 May 2014 at Emperors…
International Conference on Manufacturing Led Growth for Employment & Equality  The South African Economic Development Department, Department of Trade and Industry and Department of Performance Monitoring and Evaluation, in partnership with the European Union Delegation to South Africa, hosted a conference on Manufacturing Led Growth for Employment & Equality on 20 and 21 May 2014 at Emperors…
International Conference on Manufacturing Led Growth for Employment & Equality  The South African Economic Development Department, Department of Trade and Industry and Department of Performance Monitoring and Evaluation, in partnership with the European Union Delegation to South Africa, hosted a conference on Manufacturing Led Growth for Employment & Equality on 20 and 21 May 2014 at Emperors…
International Conference on Manufacturing Led Growth for Employment & Equality  The South African Economic Development Department, Department of Trade and Industry and Department of Performance Monitoring and Evaluation, in partnership with the European Union Delegation to South Africa, hosted a conference on Manufacturing Led Growth for Employment & Equality on 20 and 21 May 2014 at Emperors…
International Conference on Manufacturing Led Growth for Employment & Equality  The South African Economic Development Department, Department of Trade and Industry and Department of Performance Monitoring and Evaluation, in partnership with the European Union Delegation to South Africa, hosted a conference on Manufacturing Led Growth for Employment & Equality on 20 and 21 May 2014 at Emperors…

  • Year 2014
  • Organisation TIPS
  • Publication Author(s) Gaylor Montmasson-Clair; Katlego Moilwa; Georgina Ryan
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
The Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Programme (REIPPP) was established to encourage new entry into the market. The Regulatory Entities Capacity Building project review of the renewable energy sector includes: Assessing the problems and difficulties in implementing South Africa's first option for the expansion of renewable energy through feed-in tariffs…

  • Year 2014
  • Organisation TIPS
  • Publication Author(s) Reena Das Nair; Gaylor Montmasson-Clair; Georgina Ryan
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
The National Energy Regulator of South Africa (NERSA) is the regulatory authority established in terms of the National Energy Regulator Act, 2004.  The Regulatory Entities Capacity Building project will provide a comprehensive review of the regulators' role, linked with the policy framework and powers.  The review includes: Examining the linkages with…