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PhD: Applications Open
Wed, 11 Mar 2020 - 12:00

PhD bursaries for South African students within the fields of poverty, inequality, and labour markets: March 2020

AGI Working paper
Employment creation potential, labor skills requirements, and skill gaps for young people: methodological framework
Thu, 05 Mar 2020 - 12:15

Brookings AGI Working Paper: #25 "Employment creation potential, labor skills requirements, and skill gaps for young people: A methodological framework". The DPRU-authored paper is part of Brooking's reasearch workstream focusing on addressing Africa’s youth unemployment through 'industries without smokestacks'.

Bursaries: Applications Open
Tue, 11 Feb 2020 - 16:00

Applications are invited from South African citizens to apply for post-graduate bursaries and fellowships broadly within the fields of poverty, inequality, and labour markets. 

Unveiled: The DPRU's new look for #3DecadesOfTheDPRU
Mon, 10 Feb 2020 - 14:30

In celebration of the 30th anniversary of the Development Policy Research Unit in 2020, we unveil our exciting new logo, and share the concepts behind the Unit's refreshed brand identity. 

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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).

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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