JEL code: D31

Personal Income, Wealth, and Their Distributions

Redistribution, Inequality, and Efficiency with Credit Constraints
We develop a model that characterizes the joint determination of in...
Published: 14 April 2020
Yoseph Y. Getachew, Stephen J. Turnovsky
Working Paper
‘The Prince and the Pauper’: The effect of inherited-wealth status on productivity in t...
This experiment contributes to the developing literature on the rel...
Published: 22 January 2019
Dr Sofia Monteiro, Patrizio Piraino, Justine Burns
Policy Brief
The Prince and the Pauper: The effect of inherited-wealth status on productivity in the...
There is limited theory and empirical evidence about the effects of...
Published: 28 May 2018
Justine Burns, Dr Sofia Monteiro, Patrizio Piraino
Working Paper
Human capital inequality and electoral outcomes
Inequality is a problem which has beset South Africa for a long tim...
Published: 15 August 2017
Biniam E. Bedasso, Nonso Obikili
Policy Brief
Piketty’s Capital and Private Wealth in South Africa
In his bestselling Capital in the 21st Century, Thomas Piketty drew...
Published: 15 March 2016
Anna Orthofer
Policy Brief
What we talk about when we talk about saving: Concepts and measures of household saving...
South African household savings rates have been declining steadily ...
Published: 10 July 2015
Anna Orthofer
Working Paper
Financial sustainability of Tanzanian saving and credit cooperatives
This paper examined the profitability and financial sustainability ...
Published: 3 July 2015
Nyankomo Marwa, Meshach J. Aziakpono
Working Paper
A reconsideration of what and who is middle class in South Africa
In this paper, we revisit ‘what and who’ is middle clas...
Published: 25 September 2012
Justin Visagie, Dorrit Posel
Working Paper
What are the Distributional Implications of Halving Poverty in South Africa when Growth...
The South African government has set a target of halving poverty by...
Published: 23 September 2012
Fiona Tregenna
Working Paper
Settler skills and colonial development
The emphasis on location-specific factors, such as climate or disea...
Published: 23 September 2012
Johan Fourie, Dieter von Fintel
Working Paper
Relative standing and subjective well-being in South Africa: The role of perceptions, e...
Most studies that explore the impact of relative standing on subjec...
Published: 23 September 2012
Daniela Casale
Working Paper
Production, Inequality and Poverty linkages in South Africa
The Kuznets inequality-development hypothesis can be tested with ti...
Published: 23 September 2012
Nicholas Ngepah
Working Paper
Macroeconomic performance and inequality: Brazil 1983-1994
We examine how poor macroeconomic performance, mainly in the role o...
Published: 20 September 2012
Manoel Bittencourt
Working Paper
Exchange rate pass-through to import prices in South Africa: Is there asymmetry?
We examine the impact of financial development on earnings inequali...
Published: 20 September 2012
Nicolette Cattaneo, T. D. Karoro, Meshach J. Aziakpono
Working Paper
Exchange rate pass-through to import prices in South Africa: Is there asymmetry?
This paper examines the magnitude and speed of exchange rate pass-t...
Published: 20 September 2012
Meshach J. Aziakpono, Nicolette Cattaneo, T. D. Karoro
Working Paper

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