Thursday, April 09, 2020


Resource Intensity, Knowledge and Development: insights from Africa and Latin America

Minerals economies often struggle to diversify their industrial base. Lorenzten considers opportunities for industrial diversification… Read More

Which Sectors Can Be Engines of Growth and Employment in South Africa? An Analysis of Manufacturing and Services

Tregenna investigates whether manufacturing still has the potential to be the engine of growth in… Read More

Accounting for Changes in Manufacturing employment in South Africa

Tregenna assesses the components and possible causal determinants of changes in manufacturing employment in South… Read More

Manufacturing Exports and Employment Growth

Davies considers the role of manufacturing exports in creating employment. It looks at the potential… Read More

Promotion of Secondary Industrial Development & Clustering in Mpumalanga: stainless steel and chemicals clusters

“Altman et al. assess the potential for the development of a stainless steel cluster in… Read More

What Theory and International Experience Suggest about the Role of Manufacturing in Good Employment Growth for South Africa

Although econometric evidence is not very strong, there seems no reason to doubt that parts… Read More

Manufacturing Employment and Import Dependence

Prof Rob Davies assesses the potential of promoting South Africa’s manufacturing sector through reduced import… Read More

An overview of Industrial Policy and its Implications for HRD

Altman and Mayer analyse the impact of South Africa’s industrial policy on the demand for… Read More

Employment and skills in South African Exports

Van Seventer reports on the labour absorption of South Africa’s exports, using a simple configuration… Read More