Vacancies
by SA-TIED
Closing date: 14 November 2022 at 23:59 (GMT +2) Station: National Treasury, Pretoria, South Africa UNU-WIDER is looking for an outstanding individual with strong data skills, commitment and potential to contribute to the SA-TIED programme...
October 2022
Enterprise development
Public revenue
Labour market and inequality
Working paper
Gillian Chigumira
This working paper is the fourth in a series that forms part of the project ‘Southern Africa – Towards Inclusive Economic Development’, a three-year partnership between UNU-WIDER and the South African government aimed at generating...
January 2020
Phase 1 regional growth
Working paper
Bruno Merven, Faaiqa Hartley, Sherman Robinson and Channing Arndt
For decades cheaper and easily available fossil fuels have underpinned the energy system of South Africa and inhibited the potential for achieving a sustainable low carbon economy. Favourable developments in renewable energy technologies and falling...
March 2020
Climate and energy
Working paper
by Andre Steenkamp, Mark Schaffer, Wayde Flowerday, and John Gabriel Goddard
This paper aims to enhance our understanding of the dynamics of innovation practice and technology absorption in South Africa at the firm level by estimating the returns to R&D expenditure in the manufacturing sector. This...
March 2018
Enterprise development
Working paper
by Mulalo Mamburu
This paper examines the distribution of firms by size and growth in the South African economy. It explores the relationship between firm size and firm growth over time, with a particular focus on the highest...
July 2018
Enterprise development
Working paper
Danie Schutte, Pieter van der Zwan, and Caro Janse van Rensburg
This paper analyses the permanent and temporary differences of South African firms for the period covered in the SARS-NT panel. The analysis provides valuable information about the differences between accounting profits and the taxable income...
September 2021
Public revenue
Working paper
Michael Nassen Smith, Carilee Osborne, Zunaid Moola, and Ben Turok
We examine the extent to which two of Africa’s leading gold mining economies, Ghana and Tanzania, have adopted transformative local procurement policies to enhance backward linkages from the minerals sector. We assess the impact that...
November, 2019
Phase 1 regional growth