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The latest news for the Development Policy Research Unit. Please go to the archive for older news articles.

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New Working Paper: An Initial Assessment of Biodiversity-Related Employment in South Africa
Wed, 02 Oct 2019 - 12:15

New paper published, developed as part of the REDI 3x3 Research Project on Employment, Income Distribution and Inclusive Growth, within Focus Area 3 on Inclusive Growth. The research was undertaken by the South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI) with guidance from the Development Policy Research Unit (DPRU).

Haroon Bhorat appointed into the Presidential Economic Advisory Council
Mon, 30 Sep 2019 - 09:15

The Development Policy Research Unit is pleased to announce the appointment of Prof. Haroon Bhorat into the Presidential Economic Advisory Council with effect from 1 October 2019.

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DPRU Vacancies: Researcher Analyst posts
Thu, 16 May 2019 - 09:15

Researcher Analysts & Senior Researcher Analysts: We invite you to apply for a permanent position at the DPRU. The successful candidate(s) will be involved in the DPRU’s research activities and will be expected to participate in other research-related tasks within the Unit.

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Call for Papers: 2020 Jobs and Development Conference
Mon, 09 Dec 2019 - 13:00

Call for Papers: 3rd IZA/World Bank/NJD/UNU-WIDER Jobs and Development Conference “Better Jobs for Development”

RFP: Reporting by Business on Executive Pay Ratios
Wed, 27 Nov 2019 - 14:00

Inviting bids to conduct a research study on the Reporting by Business on Executive Pay Ratios.

RFP: Job Creation in the Primary Agricultural Sector
Wed, 27 Nov 2019 - 13:00

Inviting bids to establish future-proof approaches to job creation in the primary agricultural sector in line with the National Development Plan targets.

RFP: Facilitation & Development of Sectoral Masterplans
Mon, 14 Oct 2019 - 14:00

Call for applications: Appointment of a Panel of pre-qualified researchers & related professionals to provide consultancy services to the Inclusive Growth Programme (IGP).

October Call for Applications: The IGP Panel of Researchers and Related Professionals
Tue, 08 Oct 2019 - 10:00

Call for applications: Appointment of a Panel of pre-qualified researchers & related professionals to provide consultancy services to the Inclusive Growth Programme (IGP).

Call for Applications: The IGP Panel of Researchers and Related Professionals
Wed, 17 Apr 2019 - 12:15

 

Call for applications: Appointment of a Panel of pre-qualified researchers & related professionals to provide consultancy services to the Inclusive Growth Programme (IGP).

Prof Haroon Bhorat & the SDGs...
Fri, 05 Apr 2019 - 12:15

UCT Vice-Chancellor Prof. Phakeng recently appointed Prof Haroon Bhorat, director of the Development Policy Research Unit, as the university’s “SDG academic focal point” to help guide UCT’s strategic approach to engagement with the SDGs.

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CALL FOR PAPERS: The 4th Industrial Revolution: 2019 Research Colloquium
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 - 12:15

CALL FOR PAPERS: The 4th Industrial Revolution: 2019 Research Colloquium, hosted by DHET and DHET entities in Gauteng (location & venue TBC) on 18 & 19 September 2019.

Addressing Inequality: Haroon Bhorat at #FWDKF20
Fri, 08 Mar 2019 - 12:15

The FW de Klerk Foundation Annual Conference on “Addressing Inequality”, hosted in conjunction with the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung South Africa #FWDKF20; featured DPRU Director, Prof. Haroon Bhorat.

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