Economic Performance and Development


21 Jun 2019 | Professor Leslie Bank involved in launching new African ethnographies at European African Studies Conference in Edinburgh

Professor Leslie Bank, a general editor for southern Africa in the International African Library series published by Cambridge University Press, parti...

30 May 2019 | Prof Leslie Bank gives keynote address at Inclusive Cities forum

Professor Leslie J. Bank gave a keynote address, entitled “Access to the City in a Suburban Nation”, on the 23 June 2019, as part of a lec...

29 Apr 2019 | MIMI is going digital - a tool for assessing municipal innovation maturity

The Economic Performance and Development (EPD) programme, in partnership with the University of Kwa-Zulu Natal (UKZN) and the South African Local Gove...

26 Apr 2019 | Creating Cities of Hope or Instigating a Race to the Bottom?

{published in The Sunday Times, 21 April 2019}A reply to Ann BernsteinIvan TurokAmazon recently cancelled its plans to build a second headquarters in ...

26 Apr 2019 | Realising rights to adequate food and nutrition - a seminar

Dr Peter Jacobs, a research director in the HSRC’s Economic Performance and Development research programme, was an invited speaker at a recent L...

4 Apr 2019 | EPD's Leslie Bank appointed Professor Extraordinaire

Prominent South African social anthropologist, Leslie Bank was recently appointed as Professor Extraordinaire in the Department of Social Sciences at ...

6 Mar 2019 | EPD PhD Intern Presents Research Findings at AERC Workshop

Bhekiwe Fakudze (EPD PhD Intern) participated in a Thesis Dissemination Workshop on 30th January 2019 in Mbabane, Swaziland. The African Economic Rese...

8 Feb 2019 | Sustainable cities researchers visit Kigali, Rwanda

" Professor Ivan Turok and Dr Andreas Scheba of the HSRC's Economic Performance and Development research programme(EPD) spent a week in Rwanda recent...

7 Feb 2019 | University World News Africa Special Report acknowledges work being done by EPD

University World News Africa Special Report acknowledges work being done by EPD...

8 Jan 2019 | Urban-rural collaboration part of the recipe for balanced development

" To mark the 40th anniversary of its opening-up policy, China hosted an international forum to share the lessons of its metamorphosis from an impove...