Inclusive Economic Development


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 ...

8 Feb 2021 | The politics of cultural defiance - exhumations and rural reburials in Covid times

The legacy of the initial ruling by the Covid-19 Ministerial Advisory Committee that bodies should be encased in plastic has been traumatic and catast...

8 Dec 2020 | Latest TIMSSA results released

The release of the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) 2019 results took place on 8 December 2020. The Grade 5 test ad...

3 Dec 2020 | Watch livestream of the release of TIMSS results

The release of the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) 2019 results will be broadcast live on the Department of Basic E...

8 Nov 2020 | Skills Mismatches and Shortages within the TVET Sector: Peril or Promise?

Despite the strong policy commitment within the TVET system to: (1) expand access for enrolment and (2) strengthen the sector’s capacity to prov...

20 Oct 2020 | Prof Ivan Turok - Interview on ENCA

Prof Ivan Turok discusses a report that exposes economic inequalities in South Africa. To lsten to the interview click on the link below:...

18 Feb 2020 | New insights on food and nutrition security presented at research forum

A team of HSRC researchers recently presented emerging findings from an ongoing project titled, “A comprehensive status report on population, fo...

25 Nov 2019 | A pilot LIAT community of practice to stimulate local economic development through innovation launched

On 15 November 2019, a diversity of local and national stakeholders, which included representatives from participating universities and municipalities...