Bureau for Economic Research
Established in 1944 and attached to the University of Stellenbosch, the Bureau for Economic Research today is proud of its reputation, both nationwide and internationally, for independent, objective and authoritative research.
The BER focuses primarily on the SA macro-economy and selected economic sectors. For over 55 years, it has been monitoring economic trends and identifying and analyzing the forces, both local and international that affect South African business. With this invaluable perspective, the BER can assist both private and public sector clients to make difficult decisions on economic issues.
The BER's respected economic analysis and forecasting services are used by a wide range of clients, ranging from small to medium up to very large private companies, as well as public sector bodies and NGO's. Financial and investment companies, local and overseas banking groups, multilateral organizations and academic bodies, all can draw on the impartial economic information available from the BER.