TIPS is a non-profit company (NPC) based in Pretoria. The organisation facilitates policy development and dialogue in pursuit of sustainable and inclusive growth. TIPS has three main focus areas: Trade and Industrial PolicyInequality and Economic Inclusion and Sustainable GrowthIts working model integrates research and analysis, policy development, disseminating information, capacity building, technical support, and programme design and management. 

Regulatory Entities Capacity Building Project

This project is a partnership between the Economic Development Department and the University of Johannesburg. It recognises the crucial role of regulators in developing an economy through setting and monitoring rules for the conduct of companies with substantial market power. It aims to build the capacity of South Africa's economic regulators. The Centre for Competition, Regulation and Economic Development is implementing it. TIPS conducted reviews for the electricity and ports sectors.

Review of Regulation in the Electricity Supply Industry

Review of Regulation in Renewable Energy

Review of Regulation in the Ports sector

For more about the project see Economic Regulation

To access other research papers go to: Regulatory Entities Capacity Building Project

Forthcoming TIPS Events

4 September
SEBS seminar suite, 1st Floor – New Commerce Building, West Campus, Wits University, Johannesburg
27 October to 31 October
TIPS offices: 227 Lange St, Niew Muckleneuk, Pretoria

TIPS in the Media

Engineering News - 20 June, 2014
City Press - 25 May, 2014
Business Day - 22 May, 2014