JEL code: E24

Employment; Unemployment; Wages; Intergenerational Income Distribution; Aggregate Human Capital

Request for Proposals: Back to inflation
Back to inflation In the wake of the global financial crisis (GFC),...
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The effect of colonial and pre-colonial institutions on contemporary education in Africa
This paper argues that contrary to previous findings, present-day e...
Matthew W. Clance, Leoné Walters, Carolyn Chisadza
Working Paper
Estimating a New Keynesian Wage Phillips Curve
This paper estimates a New Keynesian Wage Phillips Curve for South ...
Nicola Viegi, Vincent Dadam
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...
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...
Justine Burns, Dr Sofia Monteiro, Patrizio Piraino
Working Paper
Real Exchange Rate Volatility and Employment Growth in South Africa: The Case of Manufa...
This paper investigates the effect of exchange rate volatility on e...
Trust R. Mpofu, Eftychia Nikolaidou
Working Paper
The Sectoral Employment Intensity of Growth in South Africa
Concerns have been expressed recently about the inability of the So...
Njabulo Mkhize
Working Paper
Estimating a Philipps Curve for South Africa: A Bounded Random Walk Approach
Introduction The Phillips curve depicts the relationship between cu...
Modeste Some, Eric Schaling, Alain Kabundi
Policy Brief
Inflation, growth and employment in South Africa: Trends and trade-offs
It is often publicly contended that overly strict application of in...
Cobus Vermeulen
Working Paper
Rising unemployment in post-apartheid South Africa: temporary or persistent?
The fact that South Africa’s high unemployment rate continued to ri...
Rulof P. Burger, Dieter von Fintel
Policy Brief
How do we explain the persistently high rate of unemployment in South Africa? Exploring...
Our research attempted to quantify the magnitude of shifts in indus...
Marthinus C. Breitenbach, Heinrich R. Bohlmann
Policy Brief
Imperfect Labour Markets
Imperfect Labour Markets When: Thursday 19th February – Friday 20th...
Jan van Ours
Workshop
Transformation, Job Creation and Subsidies to Creative Industries: The Case of South Af...
Many governments have tried to stimulate economic growth via policy...
Jen D. Snowball, Alan Collins
Policy Brief
Wage subsidy in the DRC: A CGE analysis
This paper analyses wage subsidies on lower-skilled formal workers ...
Jean L. Erero, Daniel D. Pambudi, Lumengo Bonga-Bonga
Working Paper
Social capital as an engine of growth: Multisectoral modelling and implications
We propose a multisector endogenous growth model incorporating soci...
Youyou B. Bofota, Raouf Boucekkine, Alain P. Bala
Working Paper
High unemployment yet few small firms: The role of centralized bargaining in South Africa
Policy Paper 16 South Africa has very high unemployment, yet few ad...
Jeremy R. Magruder
Policy Paper
Households & Labour Markets
ERSA is pleased to announce a 2 day workshop to take place in Durba...
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Workshop
Changing factor market conditions in South Africa: The labour market - a sectoral descr...
Policy Paper (Interest) 05 This paper presents descriptive evidence...
Policy Paper
Changing factor market conditions in South Africa: The capital market - a sectoral desc...
Policy Paper (Interest) 07 We explore changing conditions in South ...
Policy Paper

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