COMISSIONED RESEARCH

Commissioned research projects are customized for specific client’s needs and are carried out on an ad hoc and confidential basis for specific clients. Typically, each project is well-scoped and the expected output is well-defined. Accordingly, the project cost is estimated and approved by the client prior to commencement of research work.

CLIENTS YEAR PROJECT TITLE
MISTRA 2016-2019 Platinum Exchange Project
Telkom 2016-2019 Political Economy Research and Market Analysis
Proudly SA 2015-2017 MAPP: Revitalising South Africa’s Manufacturing Sector – Part 1 & Part 2
SANRAL 2015-2016 Transport Pricing Strategy
Department of Transport, Republic of South Africa 2015-2016 Rail Branch Line Development Strategy
Manufacturing Circle of SA 2010-2016 Manufacturing Bulletin Quarterly Review
ENS Africa 2014 Assessing the Socio-Economic Impact of the 2014 Strike in South Africa’s Platinum Sector
Department of Energy, Republic of South Africa 2014 Impact of Energy on the South African Economy
Consumer Goods Council of South Africa 2013 Socioeconomic Significance of the Consumer Goods Sector in South Africa – An Update
Department of Energy, Republic of South Africa 2013 Analysis of the Impact of Energy of the Economic Sectors
Consumer Goods Council of South Africa 2012 Socio Economic Importance on the SA Consumer Goods Industry
PPC (Pretoria Portland Cement Ltd) 2012 Cement Sector Analysis / Assessing the Cost Function and Potential Future Demand Patterns of the South African Cement
Vedanta Resources Plc 2012 Environmental and Risk Analysis
Manufacturing Circle of SA 2011 Sectoral Macro-Econometric Model of the Manufacturing Sector
Eskom 2011 Impact of Electricity Price Increases on SA Economy – An Update
National Credit Regulator 2010 South African Quarterly Review: Macroeconomic and Credit Market Review
Manufacturing Circle of SA 2010 Currency Volatility and the Manufacturing Sector
Eskom 2010 Impact of Electricity Price Increases on SA Economy
SA Tourism 2010 Econometric Model for Macro and Sectoral Impact of Tourism in South Africa
Department of Transport, Republic of South Africa 2009 Advice for Restructuring the Transport Operating Grant
PAIDF 2008 Top 10 African Economies: Macro Risk Analysis
Holcim (South Africa) (Pty) Ltd (Afrisam) 2008 Estimating Cement Demand in South Africa

A Technical Review of Holcim (South Africa) (Pty) Ltd (Afrisam) In-House Forecasting Model

South African Tourism, Department Environmental Affairs and Tourism 2010 A Framework / Model to Benchmark Tourism GDP in South Africa
South African Tourism, Department Environmental Affairs and Tourism 2009 A Framework / Model to Benchmark Tourism GDP in South Africa – An Update
South African Tourism, Department Environmental Affairs and Tourism 2008 A Framework / Model to Benchmark Tourism GDP in South Africa
Dresdner Bank 2007 Top 10 African Economies: Macro Risk Analysis
Lombard Insurance 2007 Prospects for Infrastructure
PIC 2005 A Macroeconomic Perspective of Ten Major Economies in Africa