Research Archive (722)

  • 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…

  • Year 2014
  • Organisation TIPS
  • Publication Author(s) Sheila Farrell; Saul Levin
The South African Ports Regulator, established in terms of the National Ports Act 12 of 2005 is a relatively new institution. Time taken to establish the institution has meant it has only recently begun to be effective. Over the past three years it has flexed its regulatory muscle with significant revisions…

  • 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
  • Organisation TIPS
  • Publication Author(s) Kate Philip
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
In the context of a global jobs crisis, there is renewed interest in the role of public employment in providing work opportunities. This context has also seen a range innovation in public employment, with new forms of work and new approaches to implementation and delivering different kinds of outcomes. The…

  • 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
  • Organisation TIPS
  • Publication Author(s) Evans Chinembiri; Mbofholowo Tsedu
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
This paper looks at the strengths and weaknesses of current methodologies in capturing the kinds of local economic development impacts from the CWP. It aims to fill the gap of methodologies available for measuring economic multipliers in a local economy. (The Employment Promotion Programme (EPP) Research)

  • Year 2013
  • Organisation University of Cape Town Graduate School of Development Policy and Practice
  • Publication Author(s) Kate Philip
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
After the Great Depression in the 1930s, part of the recovery in the United States of America relied upon a massive programme of public works, under the Works Progress Administration. Its impact was not just as a stimulus; it also provided a focus of social participation and inclusion. Yet, in…

  • Year 2013
  • Organisation TIPS
  • Publication Author(s) Centre for Democratising Information
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
A key part of the motivation to potentially scale up the CWP to a million participants included a proposed strategy of support to schools. This research looks at the impact of CWP's schools support at a sample of schools that have received such support. (The Employment Promotion Programme (EPP) Research)  
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