Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies, South Africa (TIPS)
TIPS is an independent, non-profit economic research institution active in South Africa and the Southern African region in pursuit of viable economic policy solutions to developing country needs.
TIPS clusters its research activities around a number of thematic areas:
- Trade analysis (tariff & trade analysis, trade promotion, trade in services, trade & poverty and Southern African trade development)
- Sector analysis (sector strategy development, including service sectors, and industrial policy)
- Economic regulation of public sector reform
TIPS’ cross-cutting themes include:
- Economic modelling
- Academic data access and training
Website includes full text of our journals, such as the Trade and Industry Monitor, a quarterly newsletter which disseminates the full spectrum of economic research - from macroeconomic policy to competition and regulation policy, development issues in general, as well as sub-national economic policy issues - in an accessible format to policy-makers and analysts. Young researchers in particular are encouraged to use the Monitor as a first step towards peer-reviewed journal publication.
TIPS' website also offers full text of economics working papers, policy briefs and full-length research publications related to Southern Africa, taken from a variety of external sources and produced internally.
Through its Academic Data Access & Training Programme, TIPS offers online access to South African trade statistics and other economics databases on a subscription basis.
Latest documents from Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies, South Africa
- DocumentG. Montmasson-Clair / Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies, South Africa, 2017DocumentC. Wood / Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies, South Africa, 2017DocumentW. Nyakabawo / Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies, South Africa, 2017DocumentN. Makgetla, S. Levin / Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies, South Africa, 2016Document
Opportunities for strategic intervention in the South African agricultural sector: trade and employmentB. Chipanda / Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies, South Africa, 2016