Trade and Industry

  • Year 2014
  • Organisation TIPS
  • Publication Author(s) Gaylor Montmasson-Clair; Katlego Moilwa; Georgina Ryan
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
The Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Programme (REIPPP) was established to encourage new entry into the market. The Regulatory Entities Capacity Building project review of the renewable energy sector includes: Assessing the problems and difficulties in implementing South Africa's first option for the expansion of renewable energy through feed-in tariffs (REFITs), initiated by…"
Published in Economic Regulation

  • Year 2014
  • Organisation TIPS
  • Publication Author(s) Reena Das Nair; Gaylor Montmasson-Clair; Georgina Ryan
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
The National Energy Regulator of South Africa (NERSA) is the regulatory authority established in terms of the National Energy Regulator Act, 2004.  The Regulatory Entities Capacity Building project will provide a comprehensive review of the regulators' role, linked with the policy framework and powers.  The review includes: Examining the linkages with economic development in…"
Published in Economic Regulation

  • Year 2014
  • Organisation TIPS
  • Publication Author(s) Sheila Farrell; Saul Levin
The South African Ports Regulator, established in terms of the National Ports Act 12 of 2005 is a relatively new institution. Time taken to establish the institution has meant it has only recently begun to be effective. Over the past three years it has flexed its regulatory muscle with significant revisions to the tariff…"
Published in Economic Regulation

  • Year 2013
  • Organisation TIPS
  • Publication Author(s) Sheila Farrell
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
Ports Regulation: Are we achieving the objectives of the Ports Act? Comparisons with Ports Regulators from India, Australia and elsewhere (19 November 2013). Presentation by Dr Sheila Farrell, Imperial College London:"
Published in Economic Regulation

  • Year 2010
  • Organisation Tandem Global Partners
  • Publication Author(s) Paulo Viera da Cunha
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
Closing Plenary Session"

  • Year 2010
  • Organisation International Labour Office
  • Publication Author(s) Sher Verick
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
Session 8B the Global Financial Crisis - Micro Impacts"

  • Year 2010
  • Organisation Rhodes University
  • Publication Author(s) Abel E Ezeoha
  • Countries and Regions Southern African Development Community (SADC)
Session 7B: Regional Issues"

  • Year 2010
  • Organisation University of KwaZulu-Natal
  • Publication Author(s) Imraan Valodia
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
Session 6B: Taxation and Trade Quotas"

  • Year 2010
  • Organisation TIPS
  • Publication Author(s) Kate Philip
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
Sesssion 5B: Employment Opportunities and Outcomes"

  • Year 2010
  • Organisation Cape Peninsula University of Technology
  • Publication Author(s) Mpiana Kalula
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
Session 4B: the Global Crisis and Poverty Outcomes"

  • Year 2010
  • Organisation The Presidency; NALEDI
  • Publication Author(s) Alan Hirsch; Rudi Dicks
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
Session 1B: The Financial Crisis: Global and Regional Impacts"

  • Year 2010
  • Organisation KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Treasury
  • Publication Author(s) Clive Coetzee
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
Session 1B: The Financial Crisis: Global and Regional Impacts"

  • Year 2009
  • Organisation TIPS
  • Publication Author(s) Michael Parusel; Nicola Viegi
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
This paper employs the Bernanke-Gertler-Gilchrist "financial accelerator" model to study current economic conditions in South Africa. Given the turbulent financial market conditions we investigate the optimal monetary policy response as well as the potential role fiscal policy might play. As typical in the literature, we find that monetary policy should not deviate from…"

  • Year 2008
  • Organisation Faculty of economic and management sciences, University of the Western Cape
  • Publication Author(s) Douglas Blackmur
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
The trend towards the Regulatory State. It has been argued that: 'A fundamental driver of the demand for regulation in recent years has been increasing 'risk aversion' in many spheres of life. Regulation has come to be seen as a panacea for many of society's ills and as a means of protecting people…"

  • Year 2008
  • Publication Author(s) Leroi Raputsoane
  • Countries and Regions Asia, European Union (EU), Mercosur (Common Market of the South)
This paper examines the volatility spillovers between the South African currency and the currencies of selected markets in developed and emerging Europe as well as Asia and Latin America. Additionally, the exchange rate volatility spillovers are examined over one year window samples to determine the evolution of volatility spillovers between these currencies overtime.…"

  • Year 2008
  • Publication Author(s) Cornel Van Basten
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
South Africa is in its infancy regarding independent economic regulation of network utilities. Although economic regulation of public utilities have been exercised in South Africa for a number of years (usually by the line Government Department), the establishment of independent economic regulation had only emerged a little more than ten years ago. Changes…"

  • Year 2008
  • Organisation Second Economy Strategy Project
  • Publication Author(s) Kate Philip;Ebrahim-Khalil Hassen
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
At the July 2007 Cabinet lekgotla, the Presidency was tasked with conducting a review of existing government programmes that target the 'second economy', in order to identify where programmes can be scaled up to achieve greater impacts, and where further innovation may be needed. The Review of Second Economy Programmes was done in…"

  • Year 2008
  • Organisation TIPS
  • Publication Author(s) Andreas Freytag
SAIIA and TIPS have collaborated on a project investigating balance of payment dynamics issues in South Africa. Professor Andreas Freytag, who has a Chair of Economic Policy at Friedrich-Schiller University Jena in Germany, has been working with SAIIA and the University of Stellenbosch on the following research: 'Balance of Payments Dynamics, Institutions and…"
Published in Trade and Industry

  • Year 2008
  • Organisation TIPS
  • Publication Author(s) FEIKE
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
Presently, deep-sea vessels fishing Hake under-catch their annual allocation by nearly 10,000 tons and it is claimed that this is because there is no basis on which to target by-catch once the allowable Hake quota has been caught. The following policy and regulatory issues would permit Horse Mackerel, which is a form of…"

  • Year 2007
  • Publication Author(s) Stephan Malherbe;Nick Segal
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
By the late 1980s, many of South Africa's corporations were bloated, unfocused and run by entrenched and complacent managers. These firms were sustained and tolerated by a very different environment from that in advanced economies and capital markets. The mainstay of the South African environment was isolation. Tariffs and political isolation shielded firms…"
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