Browsing GCRO Publications by Title

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  • Everatt, David; Gotz, Graeme; Phakathi, Sizwe; Makgetla, Neva (2009-09)
    The Gauteng Provincial Government Department of Economic Department (GPGDED) approached the Gauteng City-Region Observatory (GCRO) to provide them with a fast turn-around report that benchmarks sub-national responses to ...
  • Arbix, Glauco; de Toledo, Demétrio G. C.; Felizardo, Rafael G. (2012-10)
    This essay discusses recent developments in Brazil´s innovation policies. These policies are part of a long-term developmental process and the current search for a new national configuration of policies and instruments ...
  • Greyling, Talita (2015-03-30)
    GCRO's 'Quality of Life' survey and outputs are increasingly part of the research landscape, with both policy and academic uptake. However, to ensure that the results are as accurate as possible, we commission external ...
  • McCarthy, Terence (2010-09)
    The large void beneath the Witwatersrand created by gold mining over the last 120 years is filling with water, which is rising at about 15m per month. The void will fill and water will begin to leak out (decant) on surface ...
  • Mosiane, Ngaka; Murray, Jennifer (Gauteng City-Region Obervatory, 2021-08-31)
    The location of population in relation to economic activity in the Gauteng City-Region (GCR) has been a subject of considerable interest from a number of researchers and institutions. This Map of the Month contributes to ...
  • Mosiane, Ngaka; Murray, Jennifer (Gauteng City-Region Obervatory, 2022-02-28)
    This Map of the Month illustrates some of the ways through which the core areas of the Gauteng City-Region (GCR) are interconnected with their peripheries, including those that are outside the Gauteng Province, but are ...
  • Bobbins, Kerry; Culwick, Christina (2016-09)
    As the population, economy and urban built environment in the Gauteng City-Region (GCR) expand, government is increasingly under pressure to provide urban infrastructure to support growth. It is increasingly important that ...
  • Naidoo, Yashena; Maree, Gillian (Gauteng City-Region Obervatory, 2020-07-21)
    The COVID-19 pandemic in South Africa has had far reaching impacts on society and the economy. A national disaster was declared on 15 March 2020 and by 26 March 2020 strong restrictive measures were put in place to manage ...
  • Ballard, Richard; Namponya, Alfred; Tshangana, Alison (Gauteng City-Region Obervatory, 2021-06-30)
    In June 1991, the South African parliament repealed the Group Areas Act, the legislation that the apartheid state had used to drive urban segregation. To mark the three decade anniversary of this moment, this month’s map ...
  • Ballard, Richard; Hamann, Christian (Gauteng City-Region Observatory, 2022-03-31)
  • Mushongera, Darlington (2015-04-17)
    The GCRO Barometer 2014 depicts developmental progress in the Gauteng City-Region (GCR) in a single interactive graphic using 38 indicators across ten key sectors. It serves as a tracking and diagnostic tool to inform ...
  • Mubiwa, Brian; Annegarn, Harold (2013-03)
    This Occasional Paper is one of two that GCRO has commissioned specifically to deepen our understanding of the past of the GCR. Both focus on aspects of the region’s spatial past, and ought to be read together. This paper ...
  • Maree, Gillian; Khanyile, Samkelisiwe (Gauteng City-Region Obervatory, 2020-10-01)
    For those who live in long term care facilities the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic have been particularly devastating. For the September Map of the Month we explore the impacts on long term care facilities in Gauteng by ...
  • Culwick Fatti, Christina; Cohen, Brett; Jennings, Gail; Kane, Lisa; Rubin, Margot; Tyler, Emily (Gauteng City-Region Observatory, 2021-11-01)
    This volume is the product of a research collective that brought together researchers from different backgrounds to explore just sustainability in Gauteng. This research collective, which was initiated by the volume’s ...
  • Harrison, Philip (Gauteng City-Region Observatory, 2020-11-30)
    Covid-19 has massively disrupted life globally and locally, bringing many uncertainties in its wake. It is not, however, the first epidemic to pummel the Gauteng City-Region. This GCRO Occasional Paper provides a detailed ...
  • Mabin, Alan (2013-07)
    The mission of the Gauteng City-Region Observatory (GCRO) is to help illuminate trends and dynamics shaping the region of towns and cities in and around Gauteng, and also enhance understanding of the idea of the Gauteng ...
  • de Kadt, Julia; Gotz, Graeme; Hamann, Christian; Maree, Gillian; Parker, Alexandra (Gauteng City-Region Observatory: Map of the Month, March 2020, 2020-03-20)
    The world is reeling as COVID-19 infections spread. This Map of the Month aids an understanding of the localised risk factors that might contribute to transmission of COVID-19, or amplify its health and socio-economic ...
  • Bobbins, Kerry; Trangos, Guy (Gauteng City-Region Observatory, 2018-01)
    The extraction of gold along the Witwatersrand mining belt has fundamentally shaped the Gauteng City-Region (GCR) over more than a century. Mining in the region occurred across a vast area. The Witwatersrand basin is made ...
  • Gotz, Graeme; Wray, Chris; Venter, Christo; Badenhorst, Willem; Trangoš, Guy; Culwick, Christina (2014-08)
    Mobility in the Gauteng City-Region has been written in a remarkable moment in the history of transport development in Gauteng. On the one hand the region appears to be in a new ‘golden era’ of transit infrastructure design ...
  • Wray, Chris; Musango, Josephine; Damon, Kavesha; Cheruiyot, Koech (2013-08)
    Urban growth and land use change models have the potential to become important tools for urban spatial planning and management. Before embarking on any modelling, however, GCRO felt it was important to take note of, and ...

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