Application Due Date: July 7th 2019

UNU-WIDER, together with SA-TIED partners the National Treasury of the Republic of South Africa (NT) and the Department of Trade and Market (DTI), welcome propositions from certified scientists for high quality financial and/or political economy analysis in any of the 5 focus locations of the work stream on local development and advancement for Southern Africa’s success.

As Southern Africa’s biggest economy, South Africa’s nationwide financial.
policy choices frequently have local consequences. This location of.
research study is created to boost our understanding of the South African.
economy within the bigger Southern Africa local context. It consists.
of 5 focus locations:

  1. South Africa, SADC and Beyond
  2. South Africa as a Regional Financier
  3. the Spatial Economy of Southern Africa
  4. the Political Economy of Regional Development
  5. Enhancing Regional Worth Chains

A crucial element of the research study style is to motivate methodical combination of political economy viewpoints under each focus location.


UNU-WIDER, the Department of Trade and Market (the dti), and Trade.
and Industrial Policy Methods (SUGGESTIONS) welcome propositions from certified.
scientists for premium financial and/or political economy analysis.
in any of the 5 focus locations set out above. Secret research study and policy.
concerns in each of the 5 focus locations are given up Annex A of the.
complete ask for research study propositions (RFRP).

The goals of this RFRP are to:

  1. Offer a chance for scientists to carry out policy-relevant.
    research study on subjects of significance to South Africa’s function in the bigger.
    Southern African local economy.
  2. Assist in policy discussion through engaging with scientists on.
    policy-relevant problems and guaranteeing that the research study findings are.
    interacted efficiently to stakeholders– consisting of the scholastic.
    neighborhood, policy makers, and civil society through policy summaries and.

Propositions from people, groups of people, in addition to.
non-profit companies are welcome. Scientists can be based in.
Southern Africa or worldwide and can integrate scientists from.
various nations and organizations. Unique factor to consider will be.
provided to Southern African research study groups that consist of junior and.
early-career scientists, in addition to scientists from formerly.
disadvantaged groups.

22 June 2019 Last chance for concerns on the ask for research study propositions
7 July2019 Propositions due
19 July 2019 Time frame for notifying on decisions
16 August 2019 Time frame for conclusion of needed administrative treatments
29 November 2019 Target window for submission of initial draft of documents and work-in-progress workshop
29 February 2020 Submission of last paper

To Learn More:

Go To the Authorities Web Page of the UNU-WIDER Regional development and advancement for Southern Africa’s success

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