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Dr Lotta Takala-Greenish



 

Email: ltakalagreenish@gmail.com or lotta.takalagreenish@uwe.ac.uk

Studies

  • PhD Economics completed 2015 – University of London, School of Oriental and African Studies
  • MSc Economics (Africa) completed 2003 - University of London, School of Oriental and African Studies
  • MSc Management completed 1997 – University of London, London School of Economics and Political Sciences
  • MSc Management (CEMS) route 1997 - exchange at the Hochschule St Gallen (1 Masters term)
  • BSc Management completed 1996 - University of London, London School of Economics and Political Sciences

Research

  • PhD (2015) “The emperor’s new clothes:  a political economy study of the South African textiles and clothing industry”
  • Takala-Greenish L. (2015) with country input from W.Chambati, G. Chigumira, M. Mwansa, “Regional industrial development through agroprocessing: a case study of soy processing across Zimbabwe, Zambia and South Africa”, Policy paper for the DTI / TIPS Project on Regional industrial development  findings presented to the DTI and TIPS at the Regional Industrial Development Project closing workshp 27-28 Jan 2015
  • Takala-Greenish L. (2015) “Work Organization, Competence Building, and Innovation in Formal and Informal Microenterprises: investigation across the South African clothing, essential oils and waste recycling sectors”, Africalics Seed Funding Working Paper (Informal/Formal Work)
  • Takala-Greenish L. and M.Sipula (2015), “Minimum Wages and Employment: a review of recent debates and evidence”, National Minimum Wage Research Initiative (NMW-RI) background paper presented at WITS 4 November 2015, and at the National Minimum Wage Symposium South Africa on the 2-3 February 2016. www.nationalminimumwage.com
  • Newman S. & L. Takala-Greenish (2014) “African Industrialisation: Is Global Value Chain Development the Answer” Paper prepared for Joint South Africa-EU initiative, TIPS and Dialogue Facility Conference on Manufacturing-Led Growth for Employment and Equality (Johannesburg 23-24 May 2014). Paper also accepted for presentation at the International Initiative for the Promotion of Political Economy (IIPPE), Naples, Italy 16-18 Sept. 2014, and the Instituto de Estudos Sociais e Economicos (IESE), Maputo, Mozambique 27-28 Aug 2014, (conference paper under revision for submission to Development & Change)
  • Takala-Greenish L. & N. Pons Vignon (2013,revised 2016), “Searching for the Missing Link in Economic Development: Productive Relations under Stress in South Africa”, IIPPE Conference on Political Economy, Activism and Alternative Economic Strategies”, International Institute for Social Studies (ISS), The Hague, Netherlands, 9-11 July 2013 and International Sociological Association (ISA) conference, Vienna, Austria, 10-15 July 2016 (conference presentation / draft research paper)