APORDE

The annual African Programme on Rethinking Development Economics (APORDE) is a training programme in development economics that aims to build capacity in economics and economic policymaking.

  • Date Wednesday, 08 September 2021
  • Time 15:00
  • Venue Online via Zoom
Structural Dynamics and Industrial Policies  Prof José Antonio Ocampo  Watch lecture on YouTube  {youtube}
|500|281{/youtube}  Presentation: Structural dynamics and industrial policy José Antonio Ocampo is a Professor at the School of International and Public Affairs, Co-President of the Initiative for Policy Dialogue (IPD) and Member of the Committee on Global Thought at…

  • Date Monday, 30 August 2021
  • Venue Online
Call for applications for participants to attend APORDE 2021African Programme on Rethinking Development Economics 30th August to 10th September 2021 Online seminar Supported bySouth African Department of Trade, Industry and Competition (the dtic), Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) We are pleased to announce that the fifteenth edition of the African Programme on Rethinking…

  • Venue online
The African Programme on Rethinking Development Economics (Aporde) and the South African Research Chair in Industrial Development (SARChI Industrial Development) are delighted to announce the inaugural Thandika Mkandawire Prize for Outstanding Scholarship in African Political Economy and Economic Development. This prize is to be awarded annually to recognise outstanding research…

  • Time August - September 2020
  • Venue ZOOM
APORDE is a annual seminar that brings together academics, policymakers and civil society representatives to investigate economic development options. It is aimed at building capacity in the South, particularly in Africa and founded on the need to broaden perspectives on development thinking and policymaking. This year, APORDE is hosting five…

  • Date Tuesday, 03 September 2019
  • Venue See programme
APORDE is a two-week high-level annual seminar that brings together academics, policymakers and civil society representatives to investigate economic development options. It is aimed at building capacity in the South, particularly in Africa and founded on the need to broaden perspectives on development thinking and policymaking. Lectures open to the…

  • Date Monday, 02 September 2019
  • Venue Sandton (to be confirmed)
INDUSTRIAL POLICY FOR POLICY MAKERS (IMMP) 2019 3-7 SEPTEMBER 2019 SANDTON, SOUTH AFRICA CALL FOR APPLICATIONS The third edition of the Industrial Policy for Policy Makers (IPPM) training programme will be taking place in September 2019, and will be held alongside the annual African Programme on Rethinking Development Economics (APORDE).…
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  • Date Tuesday, 04 September 2018
  • Time 18:30 for 19:00
  • Venue SEBS Seminar Room, First Floor, New Commerce Building, West Campus, Wits University
  • For enquiries or to register please contact rozale@tips.org.za
Topic: Observations from the Coalface: Five challenges and a Lacuna Speaker: Adeyemi Dipeolu About the Speaker Ambassador Adeyemi Dipeolu is Special Adviser to the President on Economic Matters in the Office of the Vice President of Nigeria. His work and interests have evolved around economic development, trade, industrial policy and…

  • Date Monday, 03 September 2018
  • Venue Sandton (to be confirmed)
  • For enquiries or to register please contact rozale@tips.org.za
IMMP 2018 3-7 SEPTEMBER 2018: CALL FOR APPLICATIONS The second edition of the Industrial Policy for Policy Makers (IPPM) training programme will be taking place in September 2018, and will be held alongside the annual African Programme on Rethinking Development Economics (APORDE). This year’s theme for IPPM is: Structural Change,…
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  • Venue Johannesburg
African Programme on Rethinking Development Economics (APORDE) APORDE is an annual training programme that brings together academics, policymakers and civil society representatives to investigate economic development options. It aims to build capacity in economics and economic policymaking. The course is run for two weeks and consists of lectures and seminars…

  • Date Monday, 04 September 2017
  • Venue Johannesburg (to be confirmed)
  • For enquiries or to register please contact rozale@tips.org.za
IMMP 2017 4-8 SEPTEMBER 2017: CALL FOR APPLICATIONS Trade & Industrial Policy Strategies (TIPS) is holding the first edition of the Industrial Policy for Policy Makers training programme (IPPM) alongside the annual African Programme on Rethinking Development Economics (APORDE). The programme is for senior government officials from South Africa and…
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  • Venue Pretoria and Johannesburg
African Programme on Rethinking Development Economics (APORDE) APORDE is an annual training programme that brings together academics, policymakers and civil society representatives to investigate economic development options. It aims to build capacity in economics and economic policymaking. The course is run for two weeks and consists of lectures and seminars…

  • Date Monday, 05 September 2016
  • Time 18:30 for 19:00
  • Venue Braamfontein Campus Senate Room, 2nd Floor, Senate House. Wits University, Johannesburg
  • Main Speakers Malusi Gigaba, Minister of Home Affairs
  • For enquiries or to register please contact rozale@tips.org.za
Alice Amsden Memoria Lecture Topic: The State-Business Relationship and Industrial Policy Speaker: Malusi Gigaba, Minister of Home Affairs About the Speaker Malusi Gigaba is the Minister of Home Affairs. He was South Africa's Public Enterprises Minister and prior to this appointment, he was the Deputy Minister of Home Affairs for South Africa. Gigaba is…

  • Date Saturday, 06 August 2016
  • Time 14:00
  • Venue Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies (TIPS), 227 Lange Street, Pretoria
  • Main Speakers José Gabriel Palma and Kate Philip (discussant)
  • For enquiries or to register please contact rozale@tips.org.za
  • Organisation Economies of Regions Learning Network in association with the African Programme on Rethinking Development Economics (APORDE)
TOPIC South Africa is among a small group of uniquely unequal countries; if inequality acts as a constraint on growth – and greater equity unlocks it – how does it do so? What are the transmission mechanisms that lead to this effect? Can it be assumed that all forms of…