The Tutwa Brief
This series is targeted at fast-moving decision makers in companies operating in complex political economies. It crystallises intricate political economy matters directly bearing on policy and regulatory directions in key country and international contexts. It is consciously intended to be high-level and strategic.
- Latest Issue: WTO Nairobi ministerial: Implications for Africa
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Here we reproduce publicly accessible material, particularly reports written for the South African Institute of International Affairs, Africa’s leading think tank.
- Can rules of origin in sub-Saharan Africa be harmonised? A political economy exploration
- Is a ‘Factory Southern Africa’ Feasible? : Harnessing Flying Geese to the South African Gateway
- The economic and political implications of TTIP in 2 volumes (for the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung)
- Air Cargo Beyond Trade Barriers in Africa (based on a report for Dube Tradeport)
- The Economic Gateway to Africa? Geography, Strategy and South Africa’s Regional Economic Relations.
- Values Versus Interests in the G-20’s Global Economic Governance Effort: A South African Perspective.
- Democracy and Inclusive Growth: States, Markets And Enterprise In India, Brazil And South Africa.
Here we showcase our public appearances, either standalone pieces or those based on work conducted for clients, including academic articles reproduced in electronic formats. These papers are deep, analytical, sometimes theoretical, and are essential reading for those wishing to take a ‘deep dive’ into an issue or complex policy questions.
- Is a ‘Factory Southern Africa’ feasible? Harnessing Flying Geese to the South African Gateway
- Sitting on the sidelines: How will mega-regionals affect African LDCs?
- Mega-Regional Trade Negotiations: Implications for Emerging Atlantic Economies
- Situating Economic Partnership Agreements in Sub-Saharan Africa’s Evolving Trade Landscape
- Changing China, Changing Africa: Future Contours of an Emerging Relationship
- Mega-regional Trade Agreements: Game-changers, or costly distraction for the world trading system?
- Mega-regional Trade Agreements: Implications for the African, Caribbean and Pacific Countries.
- Why Should Sub-Saharan Africa Care about the Doha Development Round?
- Foreign Direct Investment as a Key Driver for Trade, Growth and Prosperity: The Case for a Multilateral Agreement on Investment.
- The Shifting Geography of Global Value Chains: Implications for Developing Countries and Trade Policy.