In brief

Research Brief
SA-TIED Research Brief 2019/5
by SA-TIED

In the case of South Africa, there are stark and persistent racial inequalities which are important to consider when analysing differences in the p...

16 September 2019
inequality
Research Brief
Photo: UNICEF, South Africa, Marinovich
by SA-TIED

South Africa is often cited as the most unequal economy in the world. Its experience of having to overcome both colonialism and apartheid makes it...

22 August 2019
inequality
Research Brief
Balancing tax collection and equality — the case of value-added tax in South Africa
by SA-TIED

In a democratic system, taxation is a critical part of the social contract between the state and its citizens. The tax system can be used to help a...

22 August 2019
public_revenue
Research Brief
by SA-TIED

The World Bank reports that the world loses US$160 trillion in human capital wealth due to gender wage inequality every year. Inequality is not jus...

08 August 2019
inequality
Research Brief
by SA-TIED

Regional integration is making steady progress in Southern Africa, leading to the development of regional value chains (RVCs) that could strengthen...

15 July 2019
regional_growth
Blog
Timothy Shipp

As the largest economy in sub-Saharan Africa, South Africa’s successes and failures spill over into the broader region. Today, as South Africans fa...

15 July 2019
Blog
Research that matters - a research work shop in Pretoria in November
by Timothy Shipp

I found myself in the third-floor conference rooms of a Pretoria hotel for a meeting with economists, researchers, and policymakers involved in the...

14 December 2018
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inequality
News

Three events will be held in Pretoria on 15-16 November.

09 November 2018
Background
Finn Tarp speaks at the SA-TIED official launch

The Southern Africa – Towards Inclusive Economic Development (SA-TIED) programme looks at ways to support policy-making for inclusive growth and ec...

24 October 2018
Blog
SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
By Kyle McNabb

At the core of efforts to meet the Sustainable Development Goals lies a commitment to enhance domestic revenue mobilization. Strengthening capacity...

27 July 2017
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public_revenue
macroeconomics
inequality
climate
regional_growth
Blog
© FAOALC
By Tamara Paremoer and Simon Roberts

In 2016 the South African poultry sector faced intense pressure from two sides in the form of much higher input costs and increased imports of low-...

28 March 2017
Blog
© Beyond Access Initiative
By Itumeleng Makgetla

South Africa has some of the highest rates of joblessness in the world and youth unemployment is particularly severe. Roughly two in five young Sou...

24 March 2017
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