Inequality

  • Year 2020
  • Author(s) Shakespear Mudombi (TPS) and Gaylor Montmasson-Clair (TIPS)
As South Africa responds to COVID-19 and aims to stimulate the economy and job creation post the lockdown through an infrastructure-led package, an opportunity should not be missed to address many of the water and sanitation challenges in the country. This is much needed and would provide multiple benefits, not only for the…"
Published in Policy Briefs

  • Year 2020
  • Organisation TIPS
  • Author(s) Gaylor Montmasson-Clair (TIPS); Shakespear Mudombi (TIPS)
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
As South Africa responds to COVID-19 as well as aims to stimulate the economy and job creation post the lockdown through an infrastructure-led package, an opportunity should not be missed to address many of the water and sanitation challenges in the country. This is much needed and would provide multiple benefits not only to…"
Published in Green Economy
Daily Maverick - 2 April 2020 by Shakespear Mudombi (TIPS Economist) Read online at Daily Maverick"
Published in TIPS In the News

  • Year 2020
  • Organisation TIPS
  • Author(s) Shakespear Mudombi
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
Although many issues affect the water and sanitation sector, this Working Paper focuses on the access to those services. An in-depth assessment of the progress made in providing water and sanitation services can help inform various stakeholders and decision-makers about the need for renewed effort towards universal access. Against this backdrop, the objective…"

  • Year 2019
  • Organisation Tansa Power Ltd
  • Author(s) Dr Christopher D Mlosy
Session 11: Inclusive innovation to address poverty, unemployment and inequality "

  • Year 2015
  • Organisation ITAC
  • Author(s) Moses Obinyeluaka
  • Countries and Regions Southern African Development Community (SADC)
Session 3: Regional manufacturing and industrial policy 2 The Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) region has enormous potential to exploit its large reservoir of natural and agricultural resources through diversifying its resources from a predominantly agrarian to an industrial base. There is now consensus among African leaders and stakeholders that this is a path to…"

  • Year 2014
  • Organisation TIPS
  • Author(s) Neva Makgetla
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
In 2014, South Africa remained one of the most unequal countries in the world, an outlier by global standards in terms of both overall inequality as measured by the Gini coefficient and levels of joblessness. For proponents of industrialisation as central to long-term development, this situation raises two questions. First, how does manufacturing…"

  • Year 2013
  • Organisation Development Policy Research Unit
  • Author(s) DPRU
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
This paper looks at the role that potential poverty-reducing impact that the CWP could have is expanded. While acknowledging that there are significant non-monetary impacts, the focus is on measuring the impact that earning the CWP wage would have on household poverty and inequality. (The Employment Promotion Programme (EPP) Research)"

  • Year 2012
  • Author(s) Fiona Tregenna; Mfanafuthi Tsela
Unemployment and earnings inequality in South Africa have declined in recent years, while the trend in overall income inequality is unclear. Inequality and unemployment both remain at extremely high levels by historical and international standards. There has been a very close relationship between trends in unemployment and earnings inequality in recent years. The…"
Sunday, 21 August 2011

Asset inequality

  • Year 2011
  • Organisation TIPS
  • Author(s) Ebrahim-Khalil Hassen
The promise of asset-based approaches to poverty, as well as its limitations can be summarised with reference to the popular idiom: “teach a person to fish, rather than giving him a fish”. If the idiom were a development programme or project, it would aim to undertake two interventions (i.e. 1. training a person…"

  • Year 2011
  • Organisation TIPS
  • Author(s) Kate Philip
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
In the face of a long-standing unemployment crisis that increasingly threatens social and economic stability, employment has at last taken centre stage in South African policy, and with this, focus is shifting to the structural constraints on employment creation within the economy. The New Growth Path, approved by Cabinet in November 2010, starts…"

  • Year 2009
  • Organisation Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University
  • Author(s) Mfundo Mbashe
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
Access to adequate water and sanitation services in South Africa still remain a pipe dream for the millions who are trapped at the bottom of the class structures in the country. The poverty stricken communities living in Townships such as Motherwell, everyday long for water services infrastructure to be built in their places…"
Published in TIPS Research Grant

  • Year 2010
  • Organisation SALDRU, University of Cape town
Session 3A: Social Grants, State Expenditure and Welfare Outcomes"

  • Year 2010
  • Organisation Stellenbosch University
  • Author(s) Marisa Coetzee
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
Session 3A: Social Grants, State Expenditure and Welfare Outcomes"

  • Year 2010
  • Organisation Stellenbosch University
  • Author(s) Carlos Maia; Servaas Van der Berg
  • Countries and Regions Mozambique
Session 2B: Inflation Dynamics"

  • Year 2010
  • Organisation DPRU, University of Cape Town; Cornell University; DPRU, University of Cape Town
  • Author(s) Haroon Bhorat; Ravi Kanbur; Natasha Mayet
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
Session 8A: Wage Dynamics"

  • Year 2010
  • Organisation Statistics South Africa
  • Author(s) Rashad Cassim
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
Session 7A: Survey Data Quality Assessments"

  • Year 2010
  • Organisation AMERU, University of the Witwatersrand
  • Author(s) Shaista Amod; Neil Rankin; Gareth Roberts
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
Session 5B: Employment Opportunities and Outcomes"

  • Year 2010
  • Organisation Human Sciences Research Council
  • Author(s) Ivan Turok
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
Session 5A: Poverty and Household Welfare"

  • Year 2010
  • Organisation International Labour Office; American University; International labour Organisation
  • Author(s) Davis Kucera; Leanne Roncolato; Erik Von Uexkull
  • Countries and Regions India, South Africa
Session 1B: The Financial Crisis: Global and Regional Impacts"
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