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

  • 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