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Special Economic Zones: Lessons for South Africa from International Evidence and Local Experience

"Special economic zones are defined as specially-demarcated geographic areas in which some aspect of the business environment, whether the quality of the infrastructure or the regulatory regime, differs from the norms prevailing in the rest of the …

Coal Exports and the Diversification of Botswana's Economy

"The paper considers the opportunities and risks associated with the development of Botswana’s steam coal export sector. Given the very high coal prices on world markets achieved over the last decade together with the growing demand in India and Chi…

Compendium of Case Studies on Governance and Economic Development

The issue of leadership and good governance is continuously being examined at national and international level with regard to its impact on economic development outcomes. As Africa’s Agenda 2063 and attempts to achieve the Sustainable Development Go…

South Africa's Industrial Policy: Time for a Review and a Rethink

Spelt out in a series of annual Industrial Policy Action Plans (IPAP), South Africa’s industrial policy has been in place for over a decade. Instruments have been chosen to support the manufacturing sector in general and certain sectors have been p…

Harnessing the 4IR in SADC: Roles for Policymakers

This paper maps SADC countries’ readiness for the Fourth Industrial Revolution from a strategic policy perspective. It focuses specifically on the digital connectivity and skills components of the 4IR, given their role in creating an enabling enviro…

Case Studies in Base Metal Processing and Beneficiation: Lessons from East Asia and SADC Region

"This research report first considers the industrial policy debate on beneficiation and its context within the broader policy debate on the appropriate role of industrial policy. Over the past decade, beneficiation as a policy has generally been sup…

Industrial Policy: A Guide for the Perplexed

International trade, which has become a pervasive feature of our lives, remains controversial and resisted across the world. High and rising income inequality, which is often blamed on international trade, especially trade with China, is one reason.…

Le Défi de la Transformation économique Structurelle: une Analyse par la Complexité économique / The Challenge of Structural Economic Transformation: An Analysis of the Economic Complexity

The aim of this work is to address the issue of structural transformation through an analysis of Hausmann and Hidalgo's concept of economic complexity, focusing on middle-income countries. This work has also highlighted, through an analysis by the…

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