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International Anti-Corruption Day - 9 December 2017
Mon, 04 Dec 2017 - 15:30

Ahead of International Anti-Corruption Day on 9 December 2017, we’re highlighting the #BetrayalReport, compiled by the State Capacity Research Group, contributing to the public debate about ‘state capture’ in South Africa.

Launch: South-South Global Thinkers
Thu, 30 Nov 2017 - 08:15

As a core member of GReCEST, the DPRU has been invited to join the Global Coalition of Think Tank Networks for South-South Cooperation, launching the South-South Global Thinkers online platform on 30 November 2017. 

Just published: Report "Industrialize Africa - Strategies, Policies, Institutions and Financing"
Tue, 21 Nov 2017 - 08:15

Just published: launched ahead of #AfricaIndustrializationDay, a new AfDB report, with DPRU Director Prof Haroon Bhorat and DPRU researchers Francois Steenkamp and Chris Rooney as co-authors, calls for the industrialization of the continent, with a focus on smart industrial policy, structural transformations and a move towards processing the continent's raw materials into value added products.

Statement by Civil Society Organisations on the Integrity of the Budget Process
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 - 08:15

Important statement by South African civil society organisations on the integrity of the budget process.

Income Inequality Trends in SSA: WB Africa Economics Seminar Series
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 - 08:15

Haroon Bhorat, DPRU Director, spoke about current inequality in Africa and some of its drivers, as part of the Africa Economics Seminar Series at the World Bank, in Washington D.C., on 14 November 2017.

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.

Eskom Enquiry reference book
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.