SA-TIED researchers will take part in the Nordic Conference in Development Economics, NCDE 2023, organized by the University of Gothenburg. The event will take place 13-15 June in Gothenburg, Sweden. The NCDE 2023 conference serves...
MAY 2023
Ivan Turok and Justin Visagie
Urbanization provides a unique opportunity to accelerate economic and social development across Africa. South Africa has some of the technical capabilities to support the process through systematic planning, institution building and investment in essential infrastructure...
February 2023
Technical workshop
10 Nov 2023 / 10:00 to 15:35
Climate and energy
The Southern Africa – Towards Inclusive Economic Development (SA-TIED) programme will host a work-in-progress workshop for Workstream 5: Food, Energy, and Water in a Context of Climate Change at Stellenbosch University. This workshop, scheduled for...
Working paper
Leonard le Roux and Johanna Choumert-Nkolo
Despite recent progress, energy poverty remains pervasive in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). This challenge is generally more severe in rural areas. However, rapid urbanization adds a significant challenge to often under-capacitated urban local authorities that struggle...
February 2021
Climate and energy
Working paper
By Teboho Bosiu
According to the macroeconomic theory of aggregate demand, low real interest rates imply a low cost of borrowing for firms, which encourages them to increase the level of investment in the economy, and thus improve...
May 2018
Macro-fiscal analysis