Inclusive Economic Development


6 Aug 2021 | Research team acknowledged for leadership on Innovation Maturity Index for municipalities

The recent virtual launch of a digital platform to strengthen the innovation capabilities of municipalities was a resounding success. High quality pre...

3 May 2021 | Social Justice and Education in the 21st Century

Research from South Africa and the United States Editors: Pearson Jr., Willie, Reddy, Vijay (Eds.) Enriches our understanding of the role of social ...

19 Apr 2021 | Post-Covid cities can only be saved by reinvention and transformation

BY IVAN TUROK As the pandemic empties city centres and alters work and travel patterns, planners must redesign them for new needs, functions and econ...

14 Apr 2021 | Newzroom Afrika's Cathy Mohahlana is joined by Senior Research Specialist, Dr Andrea Liesel Juan

The Human Sciences Research Council has looked at the extent and nature of bullying in schools, in different and unequal socio-economic contexts. To s...

1 Apr 2021 | How teaching strategies affect learner performance

Learners whose teachers linked new lessons to prior knowledge achieve significantly better results in maths and science, according to the 2019 Trends ...

12 Mar 2021 | Wits Protest - Exclusions vs education access with Professor Thierry Luescher

We're exploring the reasons behind the latest student protests that turned deadly yesterday. Wits students say their fight is against financial exclus...

5 Mar 2021 | Experts weigh in on the SA economy ahead of the Budget Speech 2021

Sharon Smulders, Dr.Peter Jacobs and Eddie Rakabe join Ayanda Nyathi to unpacks SA's economy and the official unemployment figure rising to 32.5% ahea...

5 Mar 2021 | Policy options for sustainable and equitable macroeconomic reconstruction

The Human Sciences Research Council held a webinar at the back of President Cyril Ramaphosa’s State of the Nation Address discussing policy opti...

5 Mar 2021 | SA's Economic Trouble - Rebuilding the strained economy

South Africa was facing an economic crisis even before the COVID-19 pandemic. And, strategies like the National Development and the Economic recovery ...