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VIDEO: 27 June 2017: UCT Panel Discussion on State Capture and the Emergence of a Shadow State in SA
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 - 08:15

The Development Policy Research Unit (DPRU), in conjunction with the University of Cape Town’s Faculties of Commerce and Law and Complex Systems in Transition (CST) at Stellenbosch University, hosted a panel discussion focusing on the recently published report titled “Betrayal of the Promise: How South Africa is Being Stolen”, on 27th June 2017.

Just published: Betrayal of the Promise: How SA is Being Stolen
Fri, 26 May 2017 - 08:15

The State Capacity Research Group launched a major, new study on the country's emerging Shadow State, "Betrayal of the Promise: How South Africa is Being Stolen", on the 25th May 2017.

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Just published: Eskom Enquiry Reference Book
Fri, 26 May 2017 - 08:15

The State Capacity Research Group has published a new resource for Parliament’s Public Enterprises Inquiry, civil society, journalists and engaged citizens.

Strategies to Overcome Poverty and Inequality: DPRU posters
Tue, 16 May 2017 - 11:00

The DST-NRF-MANDELA INITIATIVE; “COMMUNITY OF PRACTICE: Strategies to Overcome Poverty and Inequality” workshop was held in early May, with DPRU researchers presenting two posters, based on recent project work.

Call for Papers: 2nd WIDER Development Conference on “Migration and mobility”
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 - 11:00

Call for papers: The 2nd WIDER Development Conference on “Migration and mobility” will be held 5-6 October 2017 in Accra, Ghana.

Call for case studies
Call for Papers: joint World Economic Forum, IDRC, World Bank Group
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 - 11:00

The World Economic Forum, in partnership with IDRC and the World Bank Group has launched a call for case studies on sustainable and scalable public and private sector solutions that foster the twin objectives of enhancing productivity and delivering social impact. 

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Latest EPP Factsheet: 2016 Q3
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 - 11:00

The sixteenth of a series of fact sheets that analyses changes in the labour market over the preceding 12 month period has just been published.

Jobs and Development Conference - November 2-3, 2016
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 - 12:30

Jobs and Development Conference - November 2-3, 2016:  DPRU Director Haroon Bhorat and researchers Safia Khan, Francois Steenkamp and Chris Rooney will attend the Jobs and Development conference in Washington D.C., USA. The conference is organized by the World Bank Jobs Group and the Network on Jobs and Development, a partnership (financed by the Development Grant Facility) consisting of five research institutes from various regions of the world, including the DPRU.

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ELLA Summit on Informality and Inclusive Growth: Johannesburg, 4&5 Oct 2016
Fri, 05 Aug 2016 - 10:45

As part of the ELLA programme, the Learning Alliance on Informality and Inclusive Growth organised a summit in South Africa, offering an opportunity to learn first-hand from experiences in Latin America. The summit was held in Johannesburg on the 4th and 5th of October 2016.

Call for Papers: World Congress 2017 - Globalization, Growth and Sustainability
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 - 09:15

The International Economic Association (IEA) is pleased to announce its Eighteenth World Congress to be held in Santa Fe, Mexico City between Monday 19 and Friday 23 June 2017.The congress is jointly organized with the Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas, CIDE, Mexico. The theme of the congress is Globalization, Growth and Sustainability.

Google+ Hangout: Labour Regulations and Enforcement
Fri, 22 Jul 2016 - 13:45

The Development Policy Research Unit will host an hour-long debate via Google+ Hangouts, as part of the World Bank research programme: the Network on Jobs for Development (NJD): 

Labour Regulations and Enforcement

Date and time: Monday, 22nd August 2016 at 14:00 SAST

Call for Papers: Jobs and Development Conference: November 2016
Thu, 14 Jul 2016 - 12:30

On November 2-3, DPRU will co-host the Jobs and Development Conference in Washington D.C. The invitation period to submit papers is now closed. Thank you for your interest.

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