Journal Articles


Fessehaie, J. and Rustomjee, Z. (2018). Resource-based industrialisation in Southern Africa: Domestic policies, corporate strategies and regional dynamics. Development Southern Africa. 35(3). pp 404-418

Arndt, C. and Roberts, S. (2018). Key issues in regional growth and integration in Southern Africa. Development Southern Africa. 35(3). pp 297-314

Das Nair, R. (2018). The spread and internationalisation of South African retail chains and the implications of market power. International Review of Applied Economics.

Mondliwa, P. and Roberts, S. (2018). From a developmental to a regulatory state? Sasol and the conundrum of continued state support. International Review of Applied Economics.

Vilakazi, T. and Roberts, S. (2018). Cartels as ‘fraud’? Insights from collusion in southern and East Africa in the fertiliser and cement industries. Review of African Political Economy.




2018/8 Chisoro-Dube, S., das Nair, R., Nkhonjera, M., and Tempia, N. (2018). Structural Transformation in Agriculture and Agro-processing Value Chains

2018/9 Bell, J., Goga, S., Mondliwa, P. and Roberts, S. (2018). Structural Transformation in South Africa: Moving towards a Smart Open Economy for All

2018/10 Nkhonjera, M. and das Nair, R. (2018). Developing capabilities in Mozambique’s food processing sector – The role of South African food processing firms and supermarket chains

2018/11 Andreoni, A. and Tregenna, F. (2018). Stuck in the Middle: Premature Deindustrialisation and Industrial Policy

2018/12 Bell, J., Kaziboni, L., Nkhonjera, M., Nyamwena, J. and Mondliwa, P. (2018). Firm Decisions and Structural Transformation in the Context of Industry 4.0.




Nkhonjera, M. (04 and 05 April 2018). Fostering regional industrialisation through backward linkages from the extractive sector: the case of the capital equipment sector in Mozambique and South Africa23rd REPOA Annual Research Workshop, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

Kaziboni, L. (12, 13 and 14 September 2018). The political economy of procurement: Lessons from rail locomotives in SA. 2018 International Initiative For Promoting Political Economy (IIPPE) Annual Conference, Juraj Dobrila University of Pula, Croatia.

Langa, E., & Nkhonjera, M. (28, 29 and 30 November 2018). Common Market or economic community? Challenging regional integration using evidence from capital equipment and related industries in Mozambique and South Africa. 4th The Role of State in Varieties of Capitalism (SVOC): Uneven Development, Inequalities and the State. Budapest, Hungary.


BOOK chapters


Klaaren, J., Roberts, S. and Valodia, I. (Eds). (2017). Competition and Economic Regulation: Addressing Market Power in Southern Africa. Johannesburg: Wits University Press.


Kariuki, F.W. & Roberts, S. (2016). Competition and Development: Insights into Building Institutions from the Kenyan from the Kenyan Experience, In Antirtust in Emerging and Developing Countries: Africa, Brazil, China, India, Mexico. Edited by Fox, E.M., First, H., Charbit, N. & Ramundo, E. Cataloging-in-Publication: New York.