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Structural Constraints on the Economcy, Growth and Political Economy Webinar
Monday 14 February 2022, Pascual Restrepo (Boston University), R...
Published: 8 February 2022
Pascual Restrpo
Human capital and the timing of the first birth
This paper constructs and partially characterizes the solution of a...
Published: 8 July 2021
Jesse Naidoo
Working Paper
Understanding South Africa’s trade policy and performance
Policy Paper 26 South Africa’s exports have lagged behind the rest ...
Published: 28 June 2021
Matthew Stern, Yash Ramkolowan
Policy Paper
Can unconditional cash transfers improve adolescent and young adult education outcomes?
The South African child support grant leads to increased enrolment ...
Published: 23 July 2020
Neryvia Pillay Bell
Policy Brief
Financial Statecraft: Government Choice of Debt Instruments
We explore the diversity of means by which governments borrow ̵...
Published: 24 June 2020
Layna Mosely, Eric Arias, B. Peter Rosendorff
Working Paper
CANCELLED: 'Structural Constraints on the Economy, Growth and Political Economy'
***Keynote Speaker*** Kenneth Scheve (Stanford) The second Economi...
Submit paper: 21 February 2020
Published: 26 November 2019
Kenneth Scheve
Annual Economic Research Southern Africa Workshop on ‘Structural Constraints on the Eco...
Keynote Speakers: Axel Dreher from Heidelberg University James Rob...
Published: 16 July 2019
James Robinson, Axel Dreher
Institutions and Other Determinants of Total Factor Productivity in Sub-Saharan Africa
The primacy of factors of production, such as labour and capital, o...
Published: 5 October 2017
Olusegun A. Akanbi, David Fadiran
Working Paper
Shaping macroeconomic outcomes
Policy Paper 23 By early 2016, financial market participants had be...
Published: 18 July 2017
Christopher Loewald
Policy Paper
Output Decomposition in the Presence of Input Quality Effects: A Stochastic Frontier Ap...
How do physical capital accumulation and Total Factor Productivity ...
Published: 6 June 2016
Yasmina R. Limam, Stephen M. Miller, Giampaolo Garzarelli
Policy Brief
Recent Growth Performance in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA): What should Policy Makers in the...
The recent decades have witnessed a series of global turbulence wit...
Published: 29 March 2016
Beatrice D. Simo-Kengne
Policy Brief
Politics, Finance and Growth
The University of Pretoria, in conjunction with the South African R...
Published: 29 October 2015
‪Svetlana Andrianova‬, Robert Lensink, Peter Rousseau, Panicos Demetriades, David Fielding
Real convergence using TAR panel unit root tests: an application to Southern African De...
The recent European Union crisis has sparked renewed interest in th...
Published: 21 August 2015
Christian K. Tipoy
Working Paper
The Impact of Political Competition on Economic Growth: Evidence from Municipalities in...
This paper examines the impact of political competition on economic...
Published: 17 June 2015
Nonso Obikili
Policy Brief
Financial Liberalisation and Economic Growth in the SADC
Attaining high levels of economic growth and development has been o...
Published: 6 May 2015
Pierre Le Roux, Clement Moyo
Policy Brief
Exchange Rate Policy and Export Performance in Efficiency-Driven Economies
Increased globalisation, coupled with rising domestic competition, ...
Published: 6 October 2014
Nicola K. Rowbotham, Douglas Mbululu, Adrian Saville
Working Paper
Exploring Unbalanced Growth in South Africa: Understanding the Sectoral Structure of th...
This paper explores the reasons for the unbalanced growth structure...
Published: 3 October 2014
Johannes W. Fedderke
Working Paper
The Fundamental Determinants of Competitiveness in African Countries
This study investigates the drivers of competitiveness in African e...
Published: 26 September 2014
Olumide Taiwo, Julius A. Agbor
Working Paper
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
Policy change and economic growth: A case study of South Africa
Policy Paper 14 South Africa’s growth experience provides an exampl...
Published: 3 October 2012
David Faulkner, Christopher Loewald
Policy 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...
Published: 26 September 2012
Duncan Hodge
Working Paper
Currency Substitution and Financial Repression
In this paper, we use a general equilibrium overlapping generations...
Published: 20 September 2012
Rangan Gupta
Working Paper
A case of polarization paralysis: the debate surrounding a growth strategy for South Af...
Policy Paper (Interest) 01 This paper addresses two questions. The ...
Published: 27 September 2001
Johannes W. Fedderke
Policy Paper
The politics of state, society and economy
Policy Paper (Interest) 06 The article takes issue with the way in ...
Published: 27 September 2001
Policy Paper
The role of human and social capital: Extending our understanding
Policy Paper (Interest) 11 Human capital, institutions and social c...
Published: 27 September 2001
Barbara Piazza-Georgi
Policy Paper
Technology, human capital, growth and institutional development: Lessons from endogenou...
Policy Paper (Interest) 13 This paper provides a discursive review ...
Published: 27 September 2001
Johannes W. Fedderke
Policy Paper
The contribution of growth in total factor productivity to growth in South Africa: 1970-97
Policy Paper (Interest) 16 This paper is concerned with revealing t...
Published: 27 September 2001
Johannes W. Fedderke
Policy Paper

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