Inclusive Economic Development


15 Nov 2019 | Exploring educational progress in South Africa

TIMSS SA Newsletter: October 2019 Exploring Educational Progress in South AfricaTIMSS 2019: Where are we? The TIMSS 2019 cycle began early in 2018, ...

1 Nov 2019 | Ready or Not! Black Students' Experiences of South African Universities

Ready or Not! Black Students' Experiences of South African Universities is a short film offering a snapshot of students' structural and personal obsta...

30 Oct 2019 | The Fourth Industrial Revolution: revolution, evolution, or heuristic?

The term ‘Fourth Industrial Revolution’ or ‘4IR’ suggests that widespread change– from how we live to how we conceive of...

25 Oct 2019 | Innovation tool MIMI II: Coming soon to a municipality near you

Innovative technologies may be an important means of addressing South Africa’s service delivery challenges, if harnessed to solve problems from ...

10 Oct 2019 | HSRC facilitates high-level Food and Nutrition Security Validation Workshop

On 3 and 4 October 2019, Dr Peter Jacobs, Dr Admire Nyamwanza, Ms Bhekiwe Fakudze and Ms Khanyisa Mkhabele from EPD and Dr Whadi-Ah Parker from SAPH a...

8 Oct 2019 | South Africans prefer their children to be taught in English

English is only one of 11 official languages spoken in South Africa. It’s currently the preferred language of education and is used in many of t...

2 Aug 2019 | EPD researcher Tim Hart exchanges knowledge with the Research Centre for Agroecology, Water and Resilience at the University of Coventry

Tim Hart, a Senior Research Project Manager in the HSRC's Economic Performance and Development research programme, visited the Research Centre for Agr...

2 Aug 2019 | HSRC signs $5 million dollar contract with Mastercard Foundation

The HSRC has just signed a contract for a five-year-long research study that will investigate the effect of tertiary education on academically talente...

31 Jul 2019 | EPD innovation studies team leads SALGA consultative workshop

The HSRC Economic Performance and Development (EPD) team co-leading the digitisation of the Municipal Innovation Maturity Index (MIMI), a project fund...