Announcements (9)

Thursday, 01 February 2018

Vacancy: Economist

TIPS is looking for an Economist with at least three years experience to undertake research in trade and industrial development in South Africa and the region. Closing date for applications is 16 February. For more about the position and how to apply see Economist Position.
Wednesday, 31 January 2018

Vacancy: Internship

TIPS is offering an intern position for six months starting in March 2018. This is open to recently or about to graduate masters students. Closing date for applications is 16 February 2018. For more about the position and how to apply see Intern Position.
TIPS and the Green Economy Coalition (GEC) are hosting a Development Dialogue on Electricy Beyond the Grid on February 22. For more information and details of how to register to to Development Dialogue. Presenters: Gaylor Montmasson-Clair and Bhavna Deonarain (TIPS); Louise Scholtz (WWF-SA);Tasneem Essop (representing EDI); Julie Wells and Ndivhuho Raphulu (NCPC-SA)Julie Wells
The first TIPS Development Dialogue seminar of the year on Urbanisation and Industrialisation was held on Thursday 18 January. For more information and copies of the presentations go to Development Dialogue. Presenters: Shirley Robinson and Roland Hunter (Cities Support Programme), Christopher Wood and Asanda Fotoyi (TIPS), Rob Davies (representing IFPRI) and  Neva Makgetla and Mbongeni Ndlovu (TIPS).
The Real Economy Bulletin is a review of quarterly trends, developments and data in the real economy, together with analysis of the main manufacturing industries and key data in Excel format. Additional topics in this edition include briefing notes on Slowdown in the construction industry and The transition to a green economy - A manufacturing and trade opportunity for South Africa. See The Real Economy Bulletin - Third Quarter 2017.
TIPS Annual Forum 2018 will be held on June 6-7 in Johannesburg. The theme is Finance and Industrial Development. People wishing to contribute papers are invited to submit their title and abstracts of up to 500 words. The closing date for submissions is 31 January 2018. For details on how to make a submission and the focus of the topics see Tips Forum 2018.
This TIPS Development Dialogue Colloquium was held in Pretoria on 24 October 2017. For more information and copies of the presentations go to Development Dialogue. 
This edition of The Real Economy Bulletin reviews the state of small business in South Africa and its evolution over the past decade. It also looks at proposals around the definition of small business and regulatory obstacles and burdens arising from national legislation. To download a copy go The state of small business in South Africa.
Friday, 26 May 2017

TIPS Annual Forum 2017

The theme of the TIPS Annual Forum 2017 was Industrialisation and Sustainable Growth - see View programme: Annual Forum 2017 Programme. View Photo Gallery. Get copies of the papers and presentations.