UPCOMING EVENTS

 

International conference papers

2019: Non-accredited

1. Viviers, W. & Cameron, M. 2019. The TRADE-DSM® (Decision Support Model) - an alternative approach to identify and prioritize bilateral and interregional trade opportunities in leveraging the benefits of the AfCFTA. Libreville, Gabon. 1 March 2019.

2. Schenck, C., Blaauw, D. & Viljoen, K. 2019. Waste, People and Community Development. World Community Development Conference 2019, Dundee, Scotland, 23 – 30 June 2019.

3. Viviers, W. and Parry, A.M.  2019.  Are digital advances and inclusive growth compatible goals? Implications for trade policy in developing countries.  WTO Chairs Programme Annual Conference, Geneva, Switzerland. 1-2 July 2019.

4. Hayes, L., Charlesworth, S., Blaauw, D. & Schenck, R. (2019). Gender-based Violence as an Unacceptable Form of Work in Domiciliary Home Care & Day Labour, ILO 6th Regulating for Decent Work Conference - Work and well-being in the 21st century, Geneva, Switzerland, 8-10 July 2019.

5. Nel, H. Blaauw, D. & Pretorius, A.  2019.  Revisiting the Hungarian money demand function.  10th International Conference on Social Sciences, organised by North-West University Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences, (South Africa) and Social Sciences Research Society (Turkey), Riverside Sun Hotel, Vanderbijlpark South Africa, 3-5 September 2019.

6. Pretorius, A.  2019.  The impact of trade on stock market integration of emerging markets.  10th International Conference on Social Sciences, organised by North-West University Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences, (South Africa) and Social Sciences Research Society (Turkey), Riverside Sun Hotel, Vanderbijlpark South Africa, 3-5 September 2019.

7. Schenck, C., Blaauw, D. & Viljoen, K.  2019.  Social Justice and informality: The case of day labourers and waste reclaimers.  Social Justice Summit & International Conference: Leveraging the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG's) and the Global Human Rights Agenda to advance Social Justice, Stellenbosch University, South Africa, 29 – 31 August 2019.

2018: Non-accredited

1. Blaauw, D., Botha, I. & Schenck, R. 2018. The (subjective) well-being of day labourers in South Africa: The role of income and geographical location. Paper presented at the Scottish Economic Society Annual Conference, Perth, Scotland, 15-17 April.

2. Cloete, J.C. & Matthee, M. 2018. Identifying firm-level export barriers in African fragile countries. 13th Annual Paper presented at the International Symposium on Economic Theory, Policy and applications, ATINER, Athens, Greece, 2–5 July 2018.

3. Idsardi, E. and Spies, D.C. 2018. Entry and Survival of South Africa’s Agricultural Exports. Paper presented at the IFAMA Conference, 23 – 27 June, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

4. Ferreira, L. & Steenkamp, E. 2018. Promoting sustainable and inclusive trade in a digital era by exploring untapped intra-regional trade opportunities in Africa. WTO Public Forum, Geneva, Switzerland, 3-4 October.

5. Nubong,G.F.2018. Developmental Regionalism, Africa's Industrialization and the Limits of Manufacturing-Led Development, 61st Annual Meeting of the ASA , November 29 – December 1, 2018, Atlanta,Georgia, USA.

6. Nubong, G.F.2018 . Resolving the Unemployment Challenge in South Africa: Unconventional Policy Options and Alternatives Drawing Lessons from Global Experience, 2018 LERA Annual Meeting AILR/LERA Best Papers session, June 13-16, Baltimore, USA.

7. Pretorius, A.M. & Blaauw, P.F. (2018). Trade, Manufacturing and Employment: The First Two Decades of South African Democracy. Paper presented at the Scottish Economic Society Annual Conference, Perth, Scotland, 15-17 April 2018.

8. Pretorius, A.M. & Van der Linde J.A. (2018).18. An analysis of the co-movement between global mining indices. Paper presented at the Scottish Economic Society Annual Conference, Perth, Scotland, 15-17 April 20.

9. Schenck, C., Blaauw, P., Viljoen, J. & Swart, E. (2018). Managing landfills and waste pickers on them in South Africa: toward recognition, access and dignity. Paper presented at The International Institute of Social and Economic Sciences (IISES), 38th International Academic Conference, University of Economics, Prague, Czech Republic, 11-14 June 2018.

10. Siebrits, F.K., Blaauw, P.F. & Pretorius, P.F. (2018). The influence of enforcement and informal institutions on the effectiveness of formal institutions: Evidence from road safety legislation.Paper presented at the Scottish Economic Society Annual Conference, Perth, Scotland, 15-17 April 2018.

11. Van Wyk, A., Blaauw, D., Pretorius, A., Schenck, R., &  Freeman, R. 2018. Investigating the subjective well-being of the informally employed: A comparison of Pretoria and Windhoek. Paper presented at the University of Namibia (UNAM): Joint Conference of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences & the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences, 26 – 27 September 2018, Windhoek, Namibia. 

2017: Accredited

1. Radley, A.J., Cloete, P.C. & Kleynhans, E.P.J. 2017. Strategies implemented by South African agribusinesses to optimize profitability and growth. Presented at the IFAMA World Conference. Miami, Florida, 18-21 June.

2. Spies, D.C. and Idsardi, E.F. 2017. Performance and marketing options for informal cattle producers in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa. Paper presented at the 21st conference of the International Farm Management Association (IFMA) in Edinburgh, Scotland 2-7 July.

3. Van der Merwe, J.D. and Cloete, P.C. 2017. Financial impact of wheat quality standards on South African wheat producers: A DLP approach. Presented at the International Farm Management Congress (IFMA), Edinburgh, United Kingdom, 2-7 July.

2017: Non-accredited

1. Grater, S. 2017. 'Services, inclusiveness, SMEs and the SDGs. Paper presented at the ICTSD & Trade Mark East Africa Conference on Leveraging services and digital potential for inclusive economic growth. Nairobi, Kenya, 25-26 January. (Presentation)

2. Cuyvers, L., Pupphavesa, W., Steenkamp, E.A. & Viviers, W. 2017. Thailand's export opportunities in the European Union: An analysis of DSM results. Paper presented at the National Institute of Development Administration's (NIDA) International Business Conference: Innovative Management. Bangkok, Thailand, 4 March. 

3. Grater, S., Parry, A. & Viviers, W., 2017. Realising the potential of services SMEs in developing economies. Paper presented at the ICTSD Conference on Leveraging services and digital potential of inclusive economic growth. Stellenbosch, South Africa, 22-23 March.

4. Kuhn, ML. 2017. Setting South Africa’s trade policy priorities for the global digital and services economy. Paper presented at the ICTSD Conference on Leveraging services and digital potential of inclusive economic growth. Stellenbosch, South Africa, 22-23 March.

5. Kleynhans, E.P.J.  2017.  Intellectual capital of industrial sectors in South Africa.  83rd International Atlantic Economic Conference, Berlin, Germany. 22-25 March.  

6. Theodore, N., Blaauw, D., Schenck, C. & Pretorius, A. 2017. Migrant day labourers in South Africa: Worker centres and the regulation of informality. Migrating out of Poverty: From Evidence to Policy conference. 28 & 29 March 2017, Brunei Gallery, SOAS University of London, London, United Kingdom.

7. Blaauw, P.F. & Pretorius, A.M. 2017.  The impact of trade on stock market integration of emerging markets.  27th International Trade and Finance Association Conference, Poznań, Poland. 31 May-3 June.

8. Pretorius, A.M. & Nel, H.  2017.  Exports and exchange rate risk: Analysing emerging market sectoral exports.  27th International Trade and Finance Association Conference, Poznań, Poland. 31 May-3 June.

9. Claassen, C.  2017.  Occupational segregation in post-apartheid South Africa.  International Association for Feminist Economics 26th Annual Conference, Seoul, Republic of Korea, 29 June-1 July. (Abstract)

10. Schenk, C., Blaauw, D., & Viljoen, K.  2017.  Managing waste pickers on landfills in South Africa: considering policies and practices towards socioeconomic development.  20th Biennial International Symposium of International Consortium for Social Development, Joint conference of ICSD and ICSD European Branch.  Zagreb, Croatia, 7-11 July.

11. Dyason, D.  2017.  A university campus in a small city: Discovering which sectors benefit.  58th New Zealand Association of Economists Annual Conference, Wellington, New Zealand, 12-14 July.

12. Viviers, W.  2017.  E-commerce and the digital economy: Challenges and needs in Southern Africa. Paper presented at the ICTSD Conference on Aid for Digital Trade: Needs and Responses.  Geneva, Switzerland, 13 July. (Presentation)

13. Grater, S. 2017. Driving inclusive growth and enhancing intra-African trade through service sector development: Inclusive growth through services regulation. Paper presented at the WTO 2017 Public Forum. Geneva, Switzerland, 27 September. (Presentation)

14. Bezuidenhout, C., Matthee, M. & Rankin, N.A. 2017. Inclusive growth and wage inequality: The case of South African manufacturing exporters. Paper presented at the WTO Public Forum. Geneva, Switzerland, 28 September. (Presentation

15. Bezuidenhout, H. 2017. Emerging markets global players: A comparison between the OFDI multinational of Brazil, China and South Africa. Paper presented at the Society of Interdisciplinary Business Research's Conference on Interdisciplinary Business and Economic research. Hong Kong, China, 30 September-1 October. 

16. Mhonyera, G., Steenkamp, E.A. & Matthee, M. 2017. Evaluating South Africa's utilisation of sustained export potential in Sub-Saharan Africa. Paper presented at the University of Namibia's Sustainable Economic Growth and Social Development conference. Windhoek, Namibia, 18 October.

17. Orkoh, E., Claassen, C. & Blaauw, D. 2017. Corruption, political stability and illicit financial outflows in Sub-Saharan Africa. Paper presented at the 12th African Economic Conference (AEC), United Nations: Economic Commission for Africa. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 4-6 December. (Presentation

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