Annual Forum

The TIPS Annual Forum is a vehicle to help to create and sustain a network of researchers in the area of trade and industry and other related fields. It provides a platform for dialogue between researchers, policymakers and other stakeholders around policy-relevant issues resulting from research.

See: forum.tips.org.za 

Papers presented at Annual Forums hosted by TIPS from 1997 to 2016 are available in the research archive.

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Trade & Industrial Policy Strategies (TIPS) in partnership the South African Research Chair in Industrial Development based at the University of Johannesburg and the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC), and in association with the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti), will be hosting its 2018 Annual Forum on 6-7 June…
TIPS in partnership with the South African Research Chair in Industrial Development, based at the University of Johannesburg, and in association with the Green Economy Coalition (GEC), hosting the 2017 Annual Forum from 13 to14 June, 2017. Supported by the European Union and the Department of Trade and Industry. The…
The TIPS Annual Forum 2016 was held in partnership with the Centre for Competition, Regulation and Economic Development and the SARChI Chair in Industrial Development at the University of Johannesburg, and the United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER), and in association with the Departments of Trade and…
Trade & Industrial Policy Strategies (TIPS) in partnership with the University of the Witwatersrand, United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER) and the USAID Southern Africa Trade Hub Program, and in association with the Department of Trade and Industry, National Treasury and the Department of Performance Monitoring…
The Conference will be hosted by the Development Policy Research Unit (DPRU) and Trade & Industrial Policy Strategies (TIPS) As with most other emerging market economies, South Africa has not escaped the real economy effects of the global financial crisis. The impact on economic growth, foreign and domestic investment and…
The 2008 Forum was held in partnership with the Western Cape Department of Economic Development and Tourism and The Competitiveness Institute (TCI). TCI's Conference was entitled: Clusters Meeting the Challenge of Globalisation The full conference programme can be found at: http://www.sbs.co.za/tci2008 Forum Theme: After a number of years of strong economic…
The Forum is an annual event bringing together members of the research, academic and policy communities to discuss economic policy issues of South African and regional interest. The Forum is generally attended by upwards of 150 delegates, including senior academics and government officials from South Africa and the region. The…
TIPS and DPRU, in association with Cornell University, sponsored an international conference to bring the best global research on issues around macro- and micro-economic linkages to the attention of African policy-makers. The Conference had a broad remit, covering theory, empirics and policy, while addressing individual countries, groups of countries, and…
The annual forum serves as a platform for researchers, policy-makers and other stakeholders to discuss ongoing research and to enter into dialogue on policy-relevant issues resulting from research. TIPS hosted its seventh annual forum in September 2003 together with the Development Policy Research Unit (DPRU). This year's forum focussed on…
The South African economy has undergone drastic changes since the establishment of democracy in 1994. The new Government embarked on the following restructuring process comprising of the following: macroeconomic stability; trade liberalisation; foreign exchange control reform; privatisation; deregulation of certain sectors and the establishment of sector-specific regulators; a revamped competition…
This forum provides an opportunity for national and international researchers, policy makers and other stakeholders to dialogue on important policy-relevant trade and industrial policy and broader economic policy issues. The fourth conference deals with the critical issue of employment. Unemployment is the most important social and economic issue in South…
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This forum provides an opportunity for national and international researchers, policy makers and other stakeholders to dialogue on policy-relevant trade and industrial policy issues. Although the main focus of the workshop was on growth and investment a range of topics within the broader framework of trade, industry and technology policy…
TIPS Annual Forum, 1998 was held in Johnesburg , South Africa. See Annual Forum papers
TIPS hosted its first annual forum in 1997. The idea of initiating a Trade and Industrial Policy Forum stemmed from the fact that there was at present no forum at which the users of research on trade and industrial policy could meet on a regular basis with the producers of…