JEL code: I15

Health and Economic Development

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
‘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
Does household net financial wealth explain the asymmetric reaction of household consum...
Ndou et al (2019) showed that, in absolute terms, the decline in ho...
Eliphas Ndou
Working Paper
Prenatal health and weather-related shocks under social safety net policy in Kenya
Exposure to weather shocks around the time of birth has been shown ...
Djiby R. Thiam, Silas Ongudi
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
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
An Econometric Method for Estimating Population Parameters from Non-Random Samples: An...
The problem of sample selection complicates the process of drawing ...
Zoë M. McLaren, Rulof P. Burger
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
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
Demand-side determinants of access to healthcare service: Empirical evidence from Africa
This study identifies the key determinants of access to healthcare ...
Wa Ntita Serge Kabongo, Josue Mbonigaba
Working Paper
The impact of health on the employment and earnings of young South Africans
This paper estimates the impact of health on employment and earning...
Chijioke O. Nwosu
Working Paper
Impact on Health on Labour Force Participation in South Africa
This paper quantifies the impact of health on labour force particip...
Ingrid Woolard, Chijioke O. Nwosu
Working Paper
Diagnosing Deep Roots of Development: Genetic, Disease and Environmental Factors
We examine the association between indicators of real GDP per capit...
Valerio Napolioni, Robert E. Klitgaard, Johannes W. Fedderke, James P. MacMurray
Working Paper
Effects of Social Norms on Multiple Partnerships: Evidence from Young Adults in the Met...
Even though antiretroviral treatment is becoming more efficient and...
Byela Tibesigwa, Martine Visser
Working Paper
‘Know Your Epidemic’: The Effects of Expected Health and Contextual Health Uncertainty ...
This study measures the link between expected health and contextual...
Mintewab Bezabih, Martine Visser, Byela Tibesigwa
Working Paper
Does Famine Matter For Aggregate Adolescent Human Capital Acquisition In Sub-Saharan Af...
To the extent that in utero and childhood malnutrition negatively a...
Julius A. Agbor, Gregory N. Price
Working Paper

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