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Staff Publications

2011 Onward

Andreoni, A., Barnes, J., Black, A., & Sturgeon, T. (2021). Digitalisation, industrialisation and skills development: opportunities and challenges for middle-income countries. In A. Andreoni, P. Mondliwa, S. Roberts, & F. Tregenna (Eds.), Structural transformation in South Africa: the challenges of inclusive industrial development in a middle-income country. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Barnes, J., Black, A., Markowitz, C., & Monaco, L. (2021). Regional Integration, Regional Value Chains and the Automotive Industry in Sub-Saharan Africa. Development Southern Africa

Barnes, J., Black, A., & Monaco, L. (2021). Government policy in multinational-dominated global value chains: Structural transformation within the South African automotive industry. In A. Andreoni, P. Mondliwa, S. Roberts, & F. Tregenna (Eds.), Structural transformation in South Africa: the challenges of inclusive industrial development in a middle-income country. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Barnes, J. (2019). Developing manufacturing leadership in South Africa (and regionally): The role of Monozukuri. Paper presented at the South Africa-Japan University Forum Conference, Pretoria.

Barnes, J., & Ndlovu, M. (2019). Digital Disruptions in the Yellow Metals Industry: The Role for Government Response. In IDTT Year 2: Digital Industrial Policy Brief: Industial Development Think Tank.

Kassier, L. (2019a). Development of an Energy Master Plan for Dube Tradeport SEZ: CSIR Report.

Kassier, L. (2019b). KwaZulu-Natal Municipal Energy Masterplans: CSIR Report.

Kinnear, L., & Rugganun, S. (2019). Applying duoethnography to position researcher identity in management research. South African Journal of Human Resources Management, 17.

Robbins, G., & Velia, M. (2019). In with the new and out with the old: Industrial estates and the prospects of manufacturing in Durban, South Africa. Urban Forum, 30(1), 35-55.

April, K., & Singh, K. (2018). Empowered Powerlessness in Production Environments: Effective Executive. Hyderabad, 21(2).

Black, A., Barnes, J., Makundi, B., & Ritter, R. (2018). Electric two-wheelers in Africa? Markets, production and policy. Paper presented at the Conference on Green Transformation and Competitive Advantage, Bonn.

Kassier, L. (2018). KwaZulu-Natal Bioenergy Action Plan: CSIR Report.

Monaco, L., Barnes, J., & Black, A. (2018). Multinational strategy, structural change and supply chain development in the South African auto industry. Paper presented at the GERPISA Colloquium, Sau Paulo.

Robbins, G., Scott, D., & Sutherland, C. (2018). Sudafrica. Mecanismos de control y regimen di partido hegimonico. In E. Isunza Vera & A. Gurza Lavalle (Eds.), Conteroles democraticos no electoralesa y regimens de rendicion de cuentas en el Sur Global (pp. 195-242). Oxford: Peter Lang.

Barnes, J. (2017). The automotive GVC: Policy implications for developing economies. In J. Keane & R. Baimbill-Johnson (Eds.), Future Fragmentation Processes: Effectively Engaging with the Ascendency of Global Value Chains (pp. 133-143). London: The Commonwealth.

Barnes, J., & Black, A. (2017). Developing a South African automotive Masterplan to 2035 in the context of Global Value Chain drivers: Lessons for second tier automotive economies. Paper presented at the GERPISA Colloquium, Paris.

Barnes, J., Black, A., & Techakanont, K. (2017). Industrial policy, multinational strategy, and domestic capability: A comparative analysis of the development of South Africa’s and Thailand’s automotive industry. European Journal of Development Research, 29, 37-53.

Kassier, L. (2017). Energy Innovation & Investment: A case study for a Netfit tariff for Rooftop PV in Ethekwini Municipality South Africa. Paper presented at the 6th Manheim Energy Conference, Manheim.

Lincoln, G. M., & Kassier, L. (2017). Smart Regional Planning: Unlocking Innovative Resource Use and Economic Competitiveness- A look at biomass energy infrastructure provision at local municipal scale in Ethekwini and Ilembe, South Africa. Paper presented at the EUBCE, Stockholm.

Ndlovu, M., & Makgetla, N. (2017). The State of Small Business in South Africa: TIPS Real Economy Bulletin: Special Edition.

Kassier, L. (2016a). Ethekwini Municipality Energy Benchmarking Report: CSIR Report.

Kassier, L. (2016b). Ethekwini Municipality Sustainable Energy Master Plan 2050: CSIR Report.

Kassier, L. (2016c). Lessons from the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Programme and their application for Solar PV deployment in the South African Small Scale Embedded Generation Sector: CSIR Report for IRENA (International Renewable Energy Agency).

Kinnear, L., & Ortlepp, K. (2016). Emerging Models of Power Among South African Women Business Leaders. South African Journal of Industrial Psychology, 42.

Robbins, G. (2015). The Dube TradePort-King Shaka International Airport mega-project: Exploring impacts in the context of multi-scalar governance processes. Habitat International, 45, 196-204.

Scott, D., Sutherland, C., Sim, V., & Robbins, G. (2015). Pro-Growth Challenges to Sustainability in South Africa. In A. Hansen & U. Wethal (Eds.), Emerging Economies and Challenges to Sustainability (pp. 204-217). Abingdon: Routledge.

Barnes, J., & Black, A. (2014). The Motor Industry Development Programme 1995-2012: What have we learned? Paper presented at the International Conference on Manufacturing-Led Growth for Employment and Equality in South Africa, Johannesburg.

Morris, M., & Barnes, J. (2014). The challenges to reversing the decline of the apparel sector in South Africa. Paper presented at the International Conference on Manufacturing-Led Growth for Employment and Equality in South Africa, Johannesburg.

Tsedu, M., Robbins, G., & Velia, M. (2014). Transnational Corporations and National Systems of Innovation: The Case of South Africa. In J. Cassiolato, G. Zucoloto, D. Abrol, & X. Liu (Eds.), Transnational Corporations and Local Innovation (pp. 336-398). New Delhi: Routledge/IDRC.

Barnes, J. (2013). Capital Structure of the South African automotive industry: Historical perspectives and development implications. Transformation, 81.

Velia, M., & Robbins, G. (2013). Chapter 10: From time definite to time critical? Challenges facing airfreight and port growth in Durban. In P. V. Hall & M. Hesse (Eds.), Cities, Regions and Flows (pp. 171-187). Abingdon: Routledge.

Robbins, G., & Perkins, D. (2012). Mining FDI and Infrastructure Development on Africa’s East Coast: Examining the recent experience of Tanzania and Mozambique. Journal of International Development, 24(2), 220-236.

Jeppesen, S., & Barnes, J. (2011). Is attracting foreign direct investment the only route to industrial development in an era of globalization? The case of the clothing and textiles sector in South Africa. In E. Rugraff & M. W. Hansen (Eds.), Multinational Corporations and Local Firms in Emerging Economies. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press.

Morris, M., Staritz, C., & Barnes, J. (2011). Value chain dynamics, local embeddedness, and upgrading in the clothing sectors of Lesotho and Swaziland. International Journal of Technological Learning, Innovation and Development, 4.



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