JEL code: I14

Health and Inequality

Impact of technological progress on carbon emissions in different country income groups
This study examines the complex relationship between carbon emissio...
Roula Inglesi-Lotz, Chris B. Milindi
Working Paper
Health inequality and the 1918 Influenza in South Africa
The 1918 influenza – the Spanish flu – killed an estimated 6% of Sou...
Jonathan Jayes, Johan Fourie
Working Paper
‘Quantitative Easing' and central bank asset purchases in South Africa: A DSGE approach
This paper develops a small open-economy (SOE) dynamic stochastic g...
Cobus Vermeulen
Impact of Social Transfers on Depressive Symptoms: Evidence from the South African Old ...
We study the effect of  income receipt in form of Old age pension (...
Joseph Ajefu, Adeola Oyenubi
Working Paper
Alex van den Heever on South Africa’s public healthcare response to the COVID-19 pandem...
In this podcast Prof. Alex van den Heever, the Chair of Social Secu...
Alex van der Heever
Podcast
Prof. Johanne Fedderke on the differential impact of the Coronavirus as of end of March...
Professor Johannes W. Fedderke, the Director of ERSA speaks to our ...
Johannes W. Fedderke
Podcast
The Role of Alcohol and Tobacco Consumption on Income-related Inequality in Health in S...
In many developing countries, there is wide inequality in the distr...
Hana Ross, Corné van Walbeek, Alfred K. Mukong
Policy Brief
Parental bargaining and rural-urban child health differential in Tanzania
This paper extends the empirical analysis of child health by simult...
Justine Burns, Alfred K. Mukong
Policy Brief
Obesity Based Labour Market Discrimination in South Africa: A Dynamic Panel Analysis
There is increasing concern regarding obesity related healthcare co...
Junita Henry, Umakrishnan Kollamparambil
Working Paper
Does the Equivalence Scale Matter? Equivalence and Out-of-Pocket Payments
We evaluate the effects of different equivalence scale parameter es...
Steven F. Koch
Policy Brief
Lifestyle and Income-related Inequality in Health in South Africa
Evidence suggests that lifestyle factors may explain the income-rel...
Hana Ross, Corné van Walbeek, Alfred K. Mukong
Working Paper
Has South Africa’s Investment in Public Health Care Improved Health Outcomes?
South Africa’s total expenditure on health equates to almost 9% of ...
Jugal Mahabir, Talita Dalton-Greyling, Lucas Bidzha
Policy Brief
The Demand for Reproductive Health Care
This research formalizes the interactions between the various deter...
Steven F. Koch, Gauthier Tshiswaka-Kashalala
Working Paper

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