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E60

Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook: General

Determinants of tax revenue performance in the Southern African Development Community (SADC)

Michael Ade, Jannie Rossouw and Tendai Gwatidzo
This paper investigates the determinants of tax revenue performance in all 15 Southern African Development Community countries during 1990-2010, using panel data. The investigation makes use of two estimation techniques in testing for country specificity. These are the least squares dummy variables...
Aug 2018
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The effect of tax harmonisation in the Southern African Development Community on Foreign Direct Investment

Michael Ade, Jannie Rossouw and Tendai Gwatidzo
This paper investigates the effect of tax harmonisation on foreign direct investment (FDI) in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region. Findings of a first attempt to investigate the linkage between taxation (tax rates and policy) and FDI (in all 15 countries), using an eclectic...
Jul 2017
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What explains the recent growth performance in Sub-Saharan Africa? Results from a Bayesian Averaging of Classical Estimates (BACE) Approach

Beatrice D. Simo-Kengne
This paper empirically identifies the main driving forces behind the recent development in economic growth across Sub-Saharan Africa based on a two-step procedure. Given the role of convergence in explaining the level of economic development, the first step employs the new extension of the sigma...
Feb 2016
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