Author Name: Christopher Loewald

Christopher Loewald is the Director of Economic Research Southern Africa (ERSA). He is also the head of the Economic Research Department at the South African Reserve Bank, responsible for forecasting, global economic analysis, and the writing of the Monetary Policy Review. He holds a Master’s degree and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in International Economics and European Studies from Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies.

Economic Notes: The Decade of Distraction
The impact of capital flows on economic policy making
Christopher Loewald
Economic Notes
COVID-19 and the South African Economy
Discussion Document 02 As South Africa looks to navigate itself out...
Matthew Stern, Christopher Loewald
Discussion Document
Addressing low labour utilisation in South Africa
Policy Paper 27 South Africa’s stubbornly low labour utilisation ra...
Christopher Loewald, Konstantin Makrelov, Andreas Wörgötter
Policy Paper
Time consistency and economic growth: A case study of South African macroeconomic policy
The numerous diagnostic studies and policy recommendations that exi...
Konstantin Makrelov, David Faulkner, Christopher Loewald
Working Paper
Policy Bulletin 04: Electricity reforms: Experience and approach
South Africa has been experiencing electricity shortages since 2008...
Christopher Loewald, Konstantin Makrelov, Andreas Wörgötter
Policy Bulletin
Policy Bulletin 03: Macroeconomic policy options for a savings constrained economy: the...
Economic growth requires delivering a credible fiscal consolidation...
David Faulkner, Christopher Loewald, Konstantin Makrelov
Policy Bulletin
Shaping macroeconomic outcomes
By early 2016, financial market participants had become increasingl...
Christopher Loewald
Policy Brief
Shaping macroeconomic outcomes
Policy Paper 23 By early 2016, financial market participants had be...
Christopher Loewald
Policy Paper
Inflating our troubles: South Africa’s economic performance and the exchange rate
Policy Paper 22 South Africa’s export performance has been disappoi...
Marina Marinkov, David Fowkes, Christopher Loewald
Policy Paper
Nominal GDP Targeting and the Monetary Policy Framework
A nominal income target may provide credibility to a commitment to ...
Shakill Hassan, Christopher Loewald
Working Paper
Achieving Higher Growth and Employment: Policy options for South Africa
Using a dynamic computable general equilibrium model, the paper pro...
David Faulkner, Christopher Loewald, Konstantin Makrelov
Working Paper
Policy change and economic growth: A case study of South Africa
Policy Paper 14 South Africa’s growth experience provides an exampl...
David Faulkner, Christopher Loewald
Policy Paper
Economic integration, macroeconomic policy and micro markets
Policy Paper (Interest) 19 The New Partnership For Africa’s Develop...
Christopher Loewald
Policy Paper

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