Gender Analysis and Policy

In Namibia, as in many other countries around the world, men and women receive different treatment due to their gender. In a variety of ways – including but not limited to institutional access, social biases, and cultural values – women are disadvantaged in comparison to men. To combat this gender-based inequality, it is important that […]

The Budget 2019-20

A detailed analysis of Namibia’s 2019-20 budget – including a macroeconomic overview, a look at revenue and expenditure, debt and deficit considerations, and suggestions for the way forward

Namibia QER – Quarter 1 2019

This economic review – to be published four times a year – examines the economic developments that took place in the first quarter of 2019. This edition also includes a special focus on the national budget tabled in April. Produced with the support of the Hanns Seidel Foundation.

Women in the Budget

Gender Budgeting in Namibia has not taken off yet. Here is why it should – and what can be done to strengthen it.

Winners and Losers

When government adjusted the budget, which ministries gained and lost?

Budget Review 2017/18

Keynote Speaker: Minister of Finance, Calle Schlettwein Presentation: Rowland Brown, IPPR Research Associate, Cirrus Capital Co-Founder In the days after the publication of the national budget, media reported widely on the top-line figures, explaining the implications of the budget in a broad sense. Like every year, the IPPR took some time to delve more deeply […]