Forum 2014
Manufacturing Led Growth for Employment & Equality

Conference Papers 2014

Opening session

Keynote address - Professor Gabriel Palma

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Session 1: Industrial pogress and South Africa

Deindustrialisation: does it matter? - Fiona Tregenna
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Industrial progress in South Africa 1994-2014 - Dr Neva Makgetla, Ruda Dicks
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Session 2: Manufacturing competitiveness

Markups in South African manufacturing. Are they high and what can they tell us? - Nimrod Zalk
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Manufacturing competitiveness in South Africa: Matching industrial systems and policies - Dr Antonio Andreoni, Philip Neuerberg, Annalis Primi
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Session 3: Industrial policy and lessons from other regions

China and South-South "self sustaining growth": An opening for industrial policy and catch-up development - Daniel Poon
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European industrial policy - Francesco Caballero-Sanz
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Industrial policy in Central Europe: FDI-driven export-oriented growth - Dr Pavel Mertlik
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Session 4: Competitiveness and exports

South African super-exporters: Are they different and what does this mean for policy? - Tasha Naughtin - Neil Rankin
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Analysis of export and employment opportunities for the South African manufacturing industry - Johan Malan, Ermie Annelies Steenkamp, Prof Riaan Rossouw, Prof Wilma Viviers
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Technology intensive manufacturing and innovtion in South Africa: A comparison with the BRIC countries and an empirical examination of technology based firms - Prof David Kaplan
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Session 5: Growth and employment

The challenges of reversing the decline in the apparel sector in South Africa - Mike Morris, Justin Barnes
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Anchoring growth and employment: The interaction between manufacturing and services in South africa - Moses Obinyeluaka, Christopher Sako
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Structural change, productivity and the middle-income trap: South Africa in comparative perspective - David Fryer, Nicolette Cattaneo
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Session 6: Firm level dynamics

Advanced manufacturing and jobs in South Africa: An examination of perceptions and trends - Garth Williams, Dr Shawn Cunningham, Prof Deon De Beer
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Firm dynamics, growth and survival in South Africa - J Paul Dunne, Rethabile Masenyetse
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Industrial change in South Africa: Initial findings from the eThekwini firm survey - Imraan Valodia, Dr Myriam Velia, Glen Robbins
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Session 7: Industrial policy and sector experiences

An assessment of opportunities for local production of construction and building materials using the South African public housing delivery programme as a procurement lever - Dr Tebogo Makube
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Moving from anti-development microcredit to a more developmental local financial system in South Africa: The case of the fashion and textile industry - Prof Milford Bateman
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Session 8: African industrialisation

African industrialisation: Is global value chain development the answer? - Lotta Takala-Greenish, Dr Susan Newman 
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Sustainable and inclusive growth in Africa: Industrialisation a must - Prof Humphrey Moshi 
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Session 9: Minerals energy complex and manufacturing

The interface between mining and manufacturing in South Africa - Jorge Maia 
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The MEC Core and some challenges for industrial policy: The cases of platinum and chromite - Basani Baloyi, Dr Samantha Ashmannones
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Session 10: Growth and equality

How social and economic inequality impact on economic growth - Dr Kate Philip
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Employment and equality in Northern Ireland - Eileen Lavery
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Plenary Session: Industrial policy and lessons from other regions

Industrial Development Report 3013: Sustaining employment growth - the role of manufacturing and structural change
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Session 11: Support for the manufacturing sector

The motor industry development programme, 1995-2101: what have we learnt? - Prof Anthony Black, Prof Justin Barnes
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Can the employment impacts of manufacturing extension help counter inequality? Lessons for developing nations from the US experience - Dr Chris Thompson
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Session 12: Industrial policy and lessons from other regions

Productivity spillovers from FDI in Sub-Saharan Africa. Evidence from a dynamic framework - Sheereen Fauzel, Boopen Seetanah, RV Sannassee
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The experience of the Western Cape cluster programme from 2000-2013 - Nigel Gwynne-Evans
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German manufacturing industry - a national success story and FDI - Christoph Kannegeisser
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