JEL code: E31

Price Level; Inflation; Deflation

Import tariff pass-through effect and the spatial distribution of domestic consumer go...
The study of import tariffs pass-through has been observed to be cr...
Haroon Bhorat, Everisto Mugocha
Working Paper
Climate change and child health: A Nigerian perspective
The detrimental effect of climate change on health is becoming an e...
Matthew W. Clance, Eleni Yitbarek, Eduard van der Merwe
Working Paper
Revisiting the accuracy of inflation forecasts in Nigeria: The oil price-exchange rate-...
Motivated by the distinctive paradoxical nature of the Nigerian eco...
Yusuf Yakubua, Ojo Adelakun, Kazeem Isah, Elias Udeaja, Abdulkader C. Mahomedy
Working Paper
Big data forecasting of South African inflation
We investigate whether the use of machine learning techniques and b...
Rulof P. Burger, Neil Rankin, Kevin Kotze, Byron Botha
Working Paper
Policy Bulletin 05: The impact of global FX liquidity on the rand
The Covid crisis saw significant declines in market liquidity and c...
Tim Olds, Rossouw van Jaarsveld, Daan Steenkamp
Policy Bulletin
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
Dr Chris Loewald on Lockdown Learnings: monetary policy leeway during a pandemic
Shortly after the October MPR, ERSA’s host sat down with Dr Chris L...
Podcast
Prof Johannes W. Fedderke on the South African – US sovereign bond spread: how is this ...
In this podcast, Prof. Johannes W. Fedderke, the Director of ERSA s...
Johannes W. Fedderke
Podcast
Chris Loewald on the Monetary Policy response to the Coronavirus pandemic in South Afri...
Amidst the Coronavirus Pandemic and an economic downgrade, we speak...
Christopher Loewald
Podcast
The Reaction of Inflation to Macroeconomic Shocks: The Case of Zimbabwe (2009 – 2012)
This paper empirically investigates the reaction of inflation to ma...
William Kavila, Pierre Le Roux
Working Paper
What price level data tells us about consumer price rigidity in Zimbabwe: Evidence from...
Sometimes countries adopt new currencies which are not their own as...
Neil Rankin, Mike Nyawo
Policy Brief
What Price-Level Data Tells Us About Consumer Price Rigidity in Zimbabwe: Evidence From...
This paper documents the price setting behaviour, and the change in...
Mike Nyawo, Neil Rankin
Working Paper
Inflation Dynamics in a Dollarised Economy: The Case of Zimbabwe
This paper explores the dynamics of inflation in the dollarised Zim...
William Kavila, Pierre Le Roux
Working Paper
Inflation in South Africa: An Assessment of Alternative Inflation Models
We consider the relative empirical performance of a range of inflat...
Johannes W. Fedderke, Yang Liu
Working Paper
Macroeconomic Uncertainty in South Africa
This paper develops a new index of economic uncertainty for South A...
Chris Redl
Working Paper
Measuring Core Inflation in South Africa
Measures of core inflation convey critical information about an eco...
Stan Du Plessis, Kevin Kotze, Gideon Du Rand
Working Paper
Assessment of Monetary Union in SADC: Evidence from Cointegration and Panel Unit Root T...
In this paper we investigate the likelihood of a proposed monetary ...
Mulatu F. Zerihun, Marthinus C. Breitenbach, Francis M. Kemegue
Working Paper
Optimal Monetary Policy with Learning by Doing
I study the implications of learning by doing in production for opt...
Chris Redl
Working Paper
Price setting behaviour in Lesotho: Stylised facts from consumer retail prices
This paper documents some of the main features of price setting beh...
Mamello A. Nchake, Neil Rankin, Lawrence Edwards
Working Paper
Relative price variability: Which components of the consumer price index contribute tow...
This paper follows work by Choi, Kim and O’Sullivan (2011), but dev...
Siobhan Redford, Eliphas Ndou
Working Paper
Inflation and Economic Growth: Evidence from the Southern African Development Countries
In this paper we investigate the role of inflation rates in determi...
Reneé van Eyden, Monaheng Seleteng, Manoel Bittencourt
Working Paper
Inflation and Economic Growth in the SADC: Some Panel Time-Series Evidence
In this paper we investigate the role of inflation rates in determi...
Reneé van Eyden, Monaheng Seleteng, Manoel Bittencourt
Working Paper
A Sticky Information Phillips Curve for South Africa
Mankiw and Reis (2002) propose the Sticky Information Phillips Curv...
Monique Reid, Gideon Du Rand
Working Paper
Estimating the inflation threshold for South Africa
How detrimental is inflation to growth in South Africa? At what lev...
Temitope L. A. Leshoro
Working Paper
The Exchange Rate, Dutch Disease and Manufacturing in South Africa: What do the Data Say?
The Dutch disease argument suggests that in commodity exporting cou...
Duncan Hodge
Working Paper
The High-Frequency Response of the Rand-Dollar rate to Inflation Surprises
We examine the high-frequency response of the rand-dollar nominal r...
Nicola Viegi, Greg Farrell, Shakill Hassan
Working Paper
Inflation Expectations of the Inattentive General Public
The majority of academic research on central bank communication has...
Monique Reid
Working Paper
Will the SARB always succeed in fighting inflation with contractionary policy?
The conventional view is that a monetary policy shock has both supp...
Guangling Dave Liu
Working Paper
Towards a Measure of Core Inflation using Singular Spectrum Analysis
This paper constructs a number of possible core measures of annual ...
Franz Ruch, Dirk Besteri
Working Paper
Financial Development and Economic Growth in Latin America: Is Schumpeter Right?
In this paper we investigate the role of financial development, or ...
Manoel Bittencourt
Working Paper
Endogenous Money or Sticky Wages: A Bayesian Approach
This paper attempts to answer question similar to that asked by Ire...
Guangling Dave Liu
Working Paper
A Comparison of Inflation Expectations and Inflation Credibility in South Africa: Resul...
This paper reports a comparison of South African household inflatio...
Vishnu Padayachee, Jannie Rossouw, Adél Bosch
Policy Brief
Democracy, Populism and Hyperinflation(s): Some Evidence from Latin America
We test for the populist view of inflation in Latin America between...
Manoel Bittencourt
Working Paper
The Sensitivity of South African Inflation Expectations to Surprises
The maintenance of price stability is widely recognised as the prim...
Monique Reid
Working Paper
Macroeconomic performance and inequality: Brazil 1983-1994
We examine how poor macroeconomic performance, mainly in the role o...
Manoel Bittencourt
Working Paper

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