Reena das Nair

Reena das Nair is a lead economist at Acacia Economics and is a Senior Researcher at the Centre for Competition, Regulation and Economic Development (CCRED) at the University of Johannesburg. Prior to joining CCRED, Reena was Programme Manager: Industrial Policy at Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies (TIPS), a not-for-profit research organisation undertaking economic research for policy makers. Before TIPS, Reena worked as a Principal Economist in the Policy and Research division at the Competition Commission of South Africa. She has experience in undertaking investigations and economic analysis in mergers, abuse of dominance and cartel cases. She has also undertaken research in economic regulation, particularly in the energy sector. Reena has a MCom in economics and BCom (Hons) from the University of the Witwatersrand.

Content by Reena das Nair
  • Project

    Growth promotion through industrial strategies

    Zambia’s manufacturing sector has performed relatively well during the past decade. During the 2000-2013 period, the manufacturing sector grew by 5.5% CAGR. This highlights a mildly positive trend, just below the 7.2% CAGR of total GDP. Employment in the manufacturing sector increased fourfold from 55,600 people in 2005 to 216,700 people in 2012. Approximately one...

    12 Jun 2015 | Simon Roberts, Judith Fessehaie, Reena das Nair

  • Publication - Working Paper

    Growth promotion through industrial strategies

    1 May 2015 | Judith Fessehaie, Reena das Nair, Phumzile Ncube, Simon Roberts