Author Name: Neryvia Pillay Bell

Neryvia Pillay Bell is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Economics at the University of Cape Town, a Policy Associate at Economic Research Southern Africa, and a Research Fellow at the South African Reserve Bank. She received a Ph.D. in Economics from Stanford University and her research interests lie in the field of public economics covering topics such as labor markets, education, health, social grants, inequality, and taxation.

Characteristics of the South African retirement fund industry
Using administrative data, we examine three characteristics of the ...
Neryvia Pillay Bell, Johannes W. Fedderke
Working Paper
Fiscal risks and their impact on banks’ capital buffers in South Africa
South Africa’s fiscal balances have deteriorated significantly over...
Bojosi Morule, Neryvia Pillay Bell, Konstantin Makrelov
Working Paper
Taxpayer responsiveness to taxation: Evidence from bunching at kink points of the South...
I apply the bunching methodology to South African administrative ta...
Neryvia Pillay Bell
Working Paper
Monetary policy and inequality
South Africa is one of the most unequal countries in the world and ...
Neryvia Pillay Bell
Policy Brief
Can unconditional cash transfers improve adolescent and young adult education outcomes?
The South African child support grant leads to increased enrolment ...
Neryvia Pillay Bell
Policy Brief
The impacts of unconditional cash transfers on schooling in adolescence and young adult...
I study an expansion of a South African social grant program that p...
Neryvia Pillay Bell
Working Paper
Can paid maternity leave improve childhood health?
Evidence from California shows that paid maternity leave leads to i...
Neryvia Pillay Bell
Policy Brief
Economies of Scale and Pension Fund Plans: Evidence from South Africa
The focus of this paper is on the presence of economies of scale in...
Albert Touna-Mama, Johannes W. Fedderke, Neryvia Pillay Bell
Working Paper
A Theoretically Defensible Measure of Risk: Using Financial Market Data from a Middle I...
While economic theory assumes that risk is of central importance in...
Johannes W. Fedderke, Neryvia Pillay Bell
Working Paper
Deriving a theoretically defensible measure of risk
According to economic theory, risk is a central consideration in fi...
Johannes W. Fedderke, Neryvia Pillay Bell
Policy Brief

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