JEL code: F14

Empirical Studies of Trade

Differential corporate taxation and inter-asset investment distortions in South Africa
South Africa has since the 1990’s actively reformed its corpo...
Published: 18 June 2021
Mashekwa Maboshe, Matthew Stern, Yash Ramkolowan
Working Paper
Corporate taxation and firm-level investment in South Africa
This paper investigates the responsiveness of firm-level investment...
Published: 15 June 2021
Mashekwa Maboshe
Working Paper
‘Learning to export’ and ‘learning to innovate’: Revisiting the relationship between in...
This paper examines the relationship between innovation and export ...
Published: 10 May 2021
Fiona Tregenna, Elvis K. Avenyo, Kwanele Ngwadleka
Working Paper
The J–Curve Phenomenon: Evidence from Commodity Trade Between South Africa and the Unit...
Previous studies on the J–curve phenomenon for South Africa have be...
Published: 3 April 2019
Hammed Amusa, David Fadiran
Working Paper
Imported Inputs, Government Support and Performance of Manufacturing Exporters
We evaluate the effectiveness of trade policy incentive that promot...
Published: 10 April 2018
Lawrence Edwards, Peter W. Chacha
Working Paper
Disentangling the exchange rate risk, sectoral export flows and financial development n...
This paper examines the differential responses of various emerging ...
Published: 26 February 2018
Anmar Pretorius, Heinrich Nel
Working Paper
The growth dynamics of new export entrants in Kenya: a Survival Analysis
This paper uses firm-level transaction dataset from Kenya to examin...
Published: 22 September 2017
Peter W. Chacha, Lawrence Edwards
Policy Brief
The analysis of borders effects in intra-African trade
The study aims to analyze the border effects on intra-African trade...
Published: 23 August 2017
Emilie C. Kinfack-Djoumessi, Alain P. Bala
Working Paper
Taxes rates, economic crisis and tax evasion: Evidence using Zimbabwe and South Africa ...
Prompted by the theoretical ambiguity in the relationships between ...
Published: 8 April 2016
Marko Kwaramba, Calvin Mudzingiri
Working Paper
Occidental Rationalism: Its Early Impact on the Foundations of Modern Science
Rationalist thought has had a deep and lasting impact on modern civ...
Published: 3 September 2015
Abdulkader C. Mahomedy
Working Paper
Globalisation and Conflicts: A Theoretical Approach
This paper is aimed at providing insights into the interplay betwee...
Published: 3 August 2015
Matthew W. Clance, André C. Jordaan, Bonginkosi Mamba
Working Paper
Buyer-Seller Relationships in International Trade: Do Your Neighbors Matter?
Using confidential U.S. customs data on trade transactions between ...
Published: 13 February 2015
Fariha Kamal, Asha Sundaram
Working Paper
A Disaggregated Analysis of Product Price Integration in the Southern African Developme...
Integrated product markets are characterised by the absence of (or ...
Published: 17 February 2014
Asha Sundaram, Neil Balchin, Lawrence Edwards
Policy Brief
Debt Relief under the HIPC Initiative: Why Some Countries Complete the Programme Faster...
The Highly Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) initiative has been one o...
Published: 23 April 2013
William Akoto
Working Paper
The importance of courts for trade credit in East African manufacturing firms
Policy Paper 09 This paper examines the importance of courts for tr...
Published: 3 October 2012
Sheshangai Kaniki
Policy Paper
Technical barriers to trade faced by South African SMME’s
Policy Paper 02 South Africa is an open economy, and, therefore, it...
Published: 3 October 2012
Michael A. Peet, Steven F. Koch
Policy Paper
Economic Regulators Conference - Call for Submission of Abstracts
The National Energy Regulator of South Africa (NERSA) is proud to a...
Published: 2 October 2012
Trade Shocks from BRIC to South Africa: A Global VAR Analysis
This paper studies the trade linkages between South Africa and the ...
Published: 25 September 2012
Mustafa Y. Çakir, Alain Kabundi
Working Paper
Factors Influencing Foreign Direct Investment of South African Financial Services Firms...
This research investigates the key elements that South African fina...
Published: 20 September 2012
John M. Luiz, Harry Charalambous
Working Paper
The nature of South Africa’s trade patterns by economic sector, and the extent of trade...
Policy Paper (Interest) 03 We explore changing trade protection of ...
Published: 27 September 2001
Policy Paper

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