Background Urbanization in South Africa is expected to reach 80% by 2050, according to the United Nations. Capturing the potential benefits and mitigating the potential costs of rising urbanization raises many questions for South Africa. Of principal interest to ERSA are questions relating to the role of cities as drivers of growth and employment, while […]
Thank you to those of you that submitted your proposals. As part of our mandate to support strong economic research, we have developed the Lerumo Intellectual Support Program (LISP). This initiative aims to deepen and strengthen international relationships and develop new and flexible research ideas and networks. We are therefore requesting proposals that are aligned […]
In response to the government’s proposal that the Social Relief of Distress Grant will be replaced by an alternative form of household support, Economic Research Southern Africa (ERSA) is looking to commission work to contribute to policy development on this topic. For more information click here.