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2014

BER conference: Gauging South Africa’s economic fragility: Fiscal Sustainability, Post-Election Politics and Capital Flow / Currency Risks

Post-election politics

SA economic prospects: Self-inflicted wounds suggest growth underperformance set to continue

South Africa's long-term fiscal sustainability

Panel Discussion: SA capital flows and exchange rate vulnerabilities

2013

BER Conference: The economy, labour relations…
The BER hosted a conference in Sandton on 6 June 2013 with the topic “The economy, labour relations and post crisis changes to monetary policy and credit markets”. For more information, click here 

BER Conference: The SA economic and political landscape in the lead-up to the 2014 elections.
The BER hosted a conference in Somerset West on 1 November entitled: The SA economic and political landscape in the lead-up to the 2014 elections. For more information, click here 

2012

BER Conference: Prospects for the SA economy
The BER hosted a conference in Somerset West on 1 November 2012 with the topic “Prospects for the SA economy amid global uncertainty, domestic political contestation and developments surrounding industrial relations”.

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BER Conference: Future growth drivers
The BER hosted a conference in Johannesburg on 6 June 2012 with the topic "Future growth drivers of the SA economy".

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2011

BER Conference: Planning for jobs
The BER hosted a conference in Cape Town on 22 November 2011 with the topic "Planning for jobs amidst pedestrian growth and political uncertainty".

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BER Conference: The South African economic and political outlook
The BER hosted a conference in Johannesburg on 27 May 2011 with the topic "The South African economic and political outlook amid global shocks and policy uncertainty".

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2010

BER Conference: Navigating unchartered waters
The BER hosted a conference in Cape Town on 11 November 2010 with the topic "Navigating unchartered waters. The SA economic, political and long-term planning outlook"

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 BER Conference: The South African economy after the global crisis.
The BER hosted a conference in Johannesburg on 22 April 2010 with the topic "The South African economy after the global crisis."

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2009

 BER Conference: The South African economy after the international crisis.
The BER hosted a conference in Cape Town on 12 November 2009 with the topic "The South African economy after the international crisis."

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 BER Conference: The international economic crisis and the South African economy.
The BER hosted a conference in Johannesburg on 21 May 2009 with the topic "The international economic crisis and the South African economy."

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2008

 BER Conference: The SA economic and political landscape in the wake of…
The BER hosted a conference in Cape Town on 20 November 2008 with the topic "The SA economic and political landscape in the wake of global financial turmoil and the president’s resignation."

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2007

 BER Conference: Key challenges facing the South African economy
The BER hosted a conference in Cape Town on 8 November 2007 with the topic “Key challenges facing the South African economy".

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 BER Conference: Economics & Politics in South Africa: What does the future hold?
The BER hosted a conference in Sandton, Johannesburg on 17 May 2007 with the topic “Economics & Politics in South Africa: What does the future hold?".

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 BER Conference: The 2007 Budget: Economic Prospects
The BER hosted an after-budget seminar on 22 February 2007 to discuss the implications of the budget. The keynote speakers were Mr Des Kruger (Mallinicks Tax) and Pieter Laubscher (BER).

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2006

BER Conference: Economics & Politics in South Africa: What does the future hold?
The BER hosted a conference in Somerset West, Cape Town on 9 November 2006 with the topic “Economics & Politics in South Africa: What does the future hold?"

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BER Conference: The South African Economic and Political Landscape
BER held a conference in Johannesburg on 18 May 2006 with the topic “The South African Economic and Political Landscape.”. click here

BER Conference: The 2006 Budget: The Economic Prospects
The BER hosted a conference on 16 Febraury 2006 on above-mentioned topic.  The keynote speakers were Mr Des Kruger (Mallinicks Tax) and Prof Ben Smit (BER). click here

2005

BER Conference: Growing The South African Economy
The BER hosted a conference on 9 November 2005.  The keynote speaker was Mr Tito Mboweni (Governor of the SA Reserve Bank).  Other speakers included Mr Andrew Donaldson (Deputy Director General - Finance: National Treasury), Mr Aubrey Matshiqi (independent political consultant), Prof Mike Morris (Research Associate: UCT), and Prof Ben Smit (BER Director). click here

BER 2005 Conference (Gauteng): The South African Macro Economy: Current Conditions and Outlook
On 22 June 2005, the Bureau for Economic Research held a conference regarding the economic outlook for South Africa.  Speakers included George Kershoff and Pieter Laubscher from the BER, Nazmeera Moola from Merril Lynch, Dr. XP Guma from SARB and Dr. Steven Friedman from the Centre for Policy Studies. click here

BER 2005 Budget Conference (Western Cape)
On 24 February 2005, the Bureau for Economic Research held a conference regarding the economic prospects for South Africa after the 2005 budget speech.  The conference was at the House of J.C. Le Roux, Stellenbosch.  Speakers included Pieter Laubscher from the BER and Des Kruger from Mallinicks Tax. click here

2004

BER 2004 Conference (Western Cape): The South African Economy; The next 10 years
On 18 November 2004, the Bureau for Economic Research's annual Western Cape conference took place at the NH Lord Charles, Somerset West.  Key speakers included Minister Trevor Manuel, Mr. Bernie de Jager, Mr. Rudolf Gouws, Prof. Willie Esterhuyze and Prof Ben Smit. click here