JEL code: H63

National Debt; Debt Management; Sovereign Debt

A macroeconomic perspective of establishing a basic income grant
Adopting a broader perspective of the macroeconomics of basic incom...
Published: 15 December 2022
Daan Steenkamp, Hylton Hollander
Podcast
Local-Currency sovereign risk on South African government bonds
While local-currency bond markets have become a dominant source of ...
Published: 10 November 2022
Mulalo Mamburu
Working Paper
The macroeconomics of establishing a basic income grant in South Africa
Discussion Document 04 This paper  offers a discussion on the macro...
Published: 16 September 2022
Roy Havemann, Hylton Hollander, Daan Steenkamp
Discussion Document
Technical background paper: The macroeconomics of establishing a basic income grant in ...
Working Paper 881 This paper quantifies the effect of fiscal transf...
Published: 16 September 2022
Roy Havemann, Hylton Hollander, Daan Steenkamp
Working Paper
Isaah Mhlanga on SA Budget 2021: Good news from SA’s 2020 Monetary and Fiscal Policy De...
Joining ERSA’s host in this podcast is Isaah Mhlanga, a Chief Econo...
Published: 19 February 2021
Isaah Mhlanga
Podcast
Part 4: Towards a fiscal policy that supports economic recovery while achieving sustain...
Drawing on the discussions in the previous 3 sessions, session 4 wi...
Published: 7 September 2020
Matthew Simmonds, Ricardo Hausmann, Laurence Harris, Johannes W. Fedderke, Federico Sturzenegger, Abebe Selassie
Dialogue
Part 3: The role of fiscal policy in the post-Corona economic recovery
South Africa has a comparably large government sector, and the choi...
Published: 28 August 2020
Christopher Loewald, Matthew Simmonds, Xavier Debrun, Mamokete Lijane, Gilad Isaacs, Federico Sturzenegger, Chris Loewald, Andrew Donaldson
Dialogue
Part 2: Financing the budget in the post-Corona world
Matthew delves into what financing the budget deficit in the post-C...
Published: 26 August 2020
Brian Kantor, Matthew Simmonds, Xavier Debrun, Tshepiso Moahloli, Owen Willcox, Mamokete Lijane, Lucio Castro, Ian Stuart
Dialogue
Part 1: Understanding the concept of "fiscal sustainability" in the post-Corona world
Debt sustainability is equivalent to government solvency and from a...
Published: 7 August 2020
Tshepiso Moahloli, Owen Willcox, Ian Stuart, Mamokete Lijane, Brian Kantor, Xavier Debrun, Lucio Castro
Dialogue
Contagion without deposit insurance: The South African small bank crisis of 2002/3
Following the failure of Saambou bank in February 2002, another sev...
Published: 30 June 2020
Roy Havemann
Working Paper
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
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...
Published: 29 May 2020
Johannes W. Fedderke
Podcast
Alternative Strategies for Public Debt Issuance in Zimbabwe: Is there a Trade off?
Introduction As part of managing a debt portfolio, debt managers fa...
Published: 4 May 2016
Pierre Le Roux, Nebson Mupunga
Policy Brief
Simulation Analysis of Alternative Strategies for Public Debt Issuance in Zimbabwe: Is ...
This paper discusses the simulation analysis of alternative public ...
Published: 12 February 2016
Pierre Le Roux, Nebson Mupunga
Working Paper
Debt must be invested, not consumed
We look at recent trends in debt, government consumption and invest...
Published: 4 August 2015
Michael E. Rose, Hylton Hollander, Co-Pierre Georg
Policy Brief
Four Lessons from the Greek sovereign debt crisis
Over the past five years the Greek economy has steadily deteriorate...
Published: 21 July 2015
Michael E. Rose, Hylton Hollander, Co-Pierre Georg
Policy Brief
Debt sustainability and financial crises in South Africa
This study assesses debt sustainability in South Africa allowing fo...
Published: 9 January 2014
Ruthira Naraidoo, Leroi Raputsoane
Working Paper

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