This TIPS tracker highlights important trends in the COVID-19 pandemic in South Africa, and how they affect the economy. It analyses publically available data, research and media reports to identify current developments and reflect on the prognosis for the contagion, the economy, and policy responses. Since the pandemic and the economy have stabilised,…"
This TIPS tracker highlights important trends in the COVID-19 pandemic in South Africa, and how they affect the economy. It analyses publically available data, research and media reports to identify current developments and reflect on the prognosis for the contagion, the economy, and policy responses. Over the next few months, the Tracker will…"
This TIPS tracker highlights important trends in the COVID-19 pandemic in South Africa, and how they affect the economy. It analyses publically available data, research and media reports to identify current developments and reflect on the prognosis for the contagion, the economy, and policy responses. Over the next few months, the Tracker will…"
This TIPS tracker highlights important trends in the COVID-19 pandemic in South Africa, and how they affect the economy. It analyses publically available data, research and media reports to identify current developments and reflect on the prognosis for the contagion, the economy, and policy responses. KEY FINDINGS FOR THE WEEK On the pandemic…"
This TIPS tracker highlights important trends in the COVID-19 pandemic in South Africa, and how they affect the economy. It analyses publically available data, research and media reports to identify current developments and reflect on the prognosis for the contagion, the economy, and policy responses. KEY FINDINGS FOR THE WEEK On the pandemic…"

  • Year 2020
  • Author(s) Neva Makgetla and Saul Levin (TIPS)
The COVID-19 pandemic has dealt a body blow to the global economy, and South Africa is no exception. Recovery will not succeed, however, unless it addresses the long-standing blockages to inclusive growth. That in turn requires both immediate efforts, to minimise the economic impacts of the pandemic even while it still rages, and…"
Published in Policy Briefs
This TIPS tracker highlights important trends in the COVID-19 pandemic in South Africa, and how they affect the economy. It analyses publically available data, research and media reports to identify current developments and reflect on the prognosis for the contagion, the economy, and policy responses. KEY FINDINGS FOR THE WEEK On the pandemic…"

  • Year 2020
  • Author(s) Shakespear Mudombi (TPS) and Gaylor Montmasson-Clair (TIPS)
As South Africa responds to COVID-19 and aims to stimulate the economy and job creation post the lockdown through an infrastructure-led package, an opportunity should not be missed to address many of the water and sanitation challenges in the country. This is much needed and would provide multiple benefits, not only for the…"
Published in Policy Briefs

  • Year 2020
  • Organisation TIPS
  • Author(s) Gaylor Montmasson-Clair (TIPS); Shakespear Mudombi (TIPS)
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
As South Africa responds to COVID-19 as well as aims to stimulate the economy and job creation post the lockdown through an infrastructure-led package, an opportunity should not be missed to address many of the water and sanitation challenges in the country. This is much needed and would provide multiple benefits not only to…"
Published in Green Economy
This TIPS tracker highlights important trends in the COVID-19 pandemic in South Africa, and how they affect the economy. It analyses publically available data, research and media reports to identify current developments and reflect on the prognosis for the contagion, the economy, and policy responses. KEY FINDINGS FOR THE WEEK On the pandemic…"
This TIPS tracker highlights important trends in the COVID-19 pandemic in South Africa, and how they affect the economy. It analyses publically available data, research and media reports to identify current developments and reflect on the prognosis for the contagion, the economy, and policy responses. KEY FINDINGS FOR THE WEEK On the pandemic…"
This TIPS tracker highlights important trends in the COVID-19 pandemic in South Africa, and how they affect the economy. It analyses publically available data, research and media reports to identify current developments and reflect on the prognosis for the contagion, the economy, and policy responses. KEY FINDINGS FOR THE WEEK On the pandemic…"
This TIPS tracker highlights important trends in the COVID-19 pandemic in South Africa, and how they affect the economy. It analyses publically available data, research and media reports to identify current developments and reflect on the prognosis for the contagion, the economy, and policy responses. KEY FINDINGS FOR THE WEEK On the pandemic…"
This TIPS tracker highlights important trends in the COVID-19 pandemic in South Africa, and how they affect the economy. It analyses publically available data, research and media reports to identify current developments and reflect on the prognosis for the contagion, the economy, and policy responses. KEY FINDINGS FOR THE WEEK On the pandemic…"

  • Date Thursday, 04 June 2020
  • Time 9:35-10:45
  • Venue ZOOM: Meeting ID: 889 3804 5188 Password: 898775
  • Main Speakers Baba Gqubule (TIPS) Neva Makgetla (TIPS), Owen Willcox (Oxford Policy Management) and Gaylor Montmasson-Clair (TIPS)
  • For enquiries or to register please contact daphney@tips.org.za
  • Organisation TIPS
Presentations Neva Makgetla: TIPS COVID-19 Tracker: The economy and the pandemicOwen Willcox: The macroeconomic response to the COVID crisisGaylor Montmasson-Clair: A case for a green and just economic stimulus package Media Why QE is the best way to fund stimulus needed to get SA throughCovid-19 crisis (LynleyDonnelly - Business Day 4 June 2020)Placing…"
Thursday, 21 May 2020

COVID-19 and the economy

COVID-19 is having a massive disruptive effect on the local and global economy. Since the start of the outbreak, TIPS has prepared and commissioned a number of research reports and policy briefs on the economic impact of the pandemic, and is now producing a weekly Tracker on the economy and the pandemic. TIPS…"
Published in Projects
TIPS Tracker on the economy and the pandemic highlights important trends in the COVID-19 pandemic in South Africa, and how they affect the economy. This issue also looks at the challenges facing the auto and music industries. See 21 September - 4 October 2020."
Published in Announcements

  • Year 2020
  • Author(s) Gaylor Montmasson-Clair (TIPS)
As South Africa responds to COVID-19 and aims to stimulate the economy post lockdown through an infrastructure-led package, an opportunity exists to address many of the electricity-related challenges in the country by unlocking the potential of renewable energy technologies. This policy brief looks at the benefits of including renewable energy in the country’s…"
Published in Policy Briefs