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Economic Research Advisory Network 2nd Annual Conference 8-10 March 2017 held in Bloemfontein

Conference Theme: Driving South Africa's Industrial Development Agenda

Previous call for papers

Presentations

Presenter Presentations
Mr Martin Cameron Breaking the 'big data' barrier when selecting agricultural export markets: An innovative approach
Mr Bathathu Peter and Ms Zimbini Coka Trade Performance and the Competitiveness of South Africa's Citrus fruits Exports to Netherlands
Qhawe Mhlongo & Zain Solomon The Importance of Systematic Accountability over the Governance of Development Finance Institutions
Martin Owusu Ansah
Mr Sello Mosai Productivity SA
Nixon S. Chekenya Rethinking the transition to formalization in Zimbabwe's informal sector
Dr Sabelo Gumedze Promoting the Empowerment & Advancement of HDPs in the Private Security Sector
Stella Sikhitha Barriers to entrance in the Audit Profession: Unintended consequences of Section 92 of the Companies Act
Tatenda Zengeni The impact of Poultry imports on South Africa's poultry industry
Walter Matli (Vaal University of Technology)
Prof Mpho Ngoepe (University of South Africa)
Capitalising on Digital Literacy Skills for Capacity Development of People Who are Not in Education, Employment or Training in South Africa

Economic Research Advisory Network First Annual Conference 10-11 March 2016 held in East London

Conference Theme: Driving South Africa's Industrial Development Agenda

Deputy Minister addresses first annual ERAN conference

Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry Mzwandile Masina presented the keynote address at the first annual Economic Research Advisory Network (ERAN) conference at the East London International Convention Centre in the Eastern Cape. Masina urged researchers and academics to partner with Government in the development of South Africa.

Abstracts of papers presented at the ERAN conference

Author Abstract Presentations Final Paper
Dr. Marian Lydall
Mr Hoosen Essack
Regional Market Development and Opportunities to Advance Exports for Mineral Processing Equipment Firms in South Africa Regional Market Development and Opportunities to Advance Exports for Mineral Processing Equipment Firms in SA Hoosen.Essack@sasol.com
Mr Martin Owusu Ansah Routes of Persuasion towards Exports Campaign in Gauteng Province of South Africa Routes of Persuasion towards Exports Campaign in Gauteng Province of South Africa owusuansah@wits.ac.za
Mr Walter Matli Growing Capacities of Sustainable Entrepreneurship in the Townships: A Theoretical Perspective Growing Capacities of Sustainable Entrepreneurship in Townships: a Theoretical Perspective wmatli7@gmail.com
Dr Sagaren Pillay Inter-Linkages between Private Investment, Public Investment and Economic Growth in South Africa Inter-linkages Between Private Investment, Public Investment and Economic Growth in South Africa sagaren@statssa.gov.za
Mr Siphosethu Tetani The role of the state and the private sector in promoting inclusive growth in South Africa The role of the state and the private sector in promoting inclusive growth in South Africa STetani@thedti.gov.za
Christopher Sako,
Lufuno Maliaga and
Moses Obinyeluaku
Trade as a driver of manufacturing structural change for sustainable development in South Africa Trade as a Driver of Manufacturing Structural Change for Sustainable Development in South Africa maliaga@itac.org.za
mobinyluaku@itac.org.za
Ms Lauralyn Kaziboni and
Ms Anthea Paelo
Industrial development: Assessment of firm performance and competitiveness in Johannesburg, 2015 antheap@uj.ac.za
lauralynk@uj.ac.za
Dr Njabulo Mkhize The Sectoral Employment Intensity of Growth in South Africa: 2000-2012 The Sectoral Employment Intensity of Growth in South Africa: 2000-2012 mkhizni@unisa.ac.za
Ms Nandipha Fumbata Industrial policy, institutions and industrial financing in South Africa: the role of the IDC and DBSA, and lessons from Brazil's BNDES The approach of firms to skills and training: evidence from the eThekwini Medium and Large Manufacturers Survey 2013/14) N.Fumbatha@ru.ac.za
Ms Nosiphiwo Mgaga Plans for Driving Sustainable Industrial Development in Ekhuruleni Metropoiltan Municipality (EMM) Plans for Driving Sustainable Industrial Development in Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality Nosiphiwo.Mgaga@
ekurhuleni.gov.za
Mr Thokozani Thwala Unlocking Economic Growth: The Market Power of South African Cities thokozanit@ggda.co.za
Mr Dumisani mashaba Industrial Development: Sustainable industrial development models and the role of local government Sustainable Industrial Development Models and the Role of Local Government Dumisani.mashaba@
sasol.com
Mr Monwana Joel Maja Industrialization as a Tool to Job Creation: Case of Agro Industry in Limpopo banelemmaja@gmail.com
Ms Glen Robbins
Dr Myriam Velia
Manufacturing firm perspectives of government industrial policy with a focus on local government: Evidence from the Durban Firm Survey obbinsg@ukzn.ac.za
veliam@ukzn.ac.za
Kamogelo Motshidi Creating multiple supporting sectors in single-sector mining towns: An alternative to increasing manufacturing exports and promoting trade Creating multiple supporting sectors in single-sector mining towns: An alternative to increasing manufacturing exports and promoting trade kamg@live.co.za
Mr Duncan Pieterse,
Mr Tom Farole,
Mr Martin Odendaal and
Mr Andre Steenkamp
Supporting Export Competitiveness through Port and Rail Network Reforms: A Case Study of South Africa Enhancing South Africa's export competitiveness Duncan.Pieterse@
treasury.gov.za
Mr Zengeni, Tatenda Barriers to entry and inclusive growth: The case of the South African Poultry industry Growth and entry in a concentrated industry: The case of the SA poultry industry TZengeni@uj.ac.za
Ms Paelo, Anthea Barriers to entry in the Low Cost Airlines sector: A 1Time Airlines case study Barriers to entry in the Low Cost Airlines sector antheap@uj.ac.za
Mr Andrew Mukandila Identification of Nucleus Industries with Higher Growth Potential for Focused Interventions and Impact Evaluation:Case of South Africa Identification of Nucleus Industries with Higher Growth Potential for Focused Interventions and Impact Evaluation AMukandila@thedti.gov.za
Ms Myriam Velia
Ms Claire Vermaak
Mr Glen Robbins
Skills constraints in medium and large South African manufacturing establishments from the eThekwini Metro veliam@ukzn.ac.za
robbinsg@ukzn.ac.za