JEL code: N17

Economic History: Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Industrial Structure; Growth; Fluctuations: Africa; Oceania

Call for Application: An ERSA Research Workshop: Longitudinal Data in African History
The study of African economic history has reached a tipping point. ...
Call for Application
Call for Application: Training Workshop for Graduate Students: South African Economic H...
South African economic history is undergoing a mini-revolution. Ass...
Call for Application
Call for Papers: An ERSA Research Workshop: The fiscal history of Sub-Saharan Africa
The public finances of African governments in the colonial and post...
Submit paper: 4 May 2015
Call for Papers
Financial development and income inequality: a nonlinear econometric analysis of 21 Afr...
A panel data analysis of financial inequality was conducted using t...
Lindokuhle T. Zungu, Lorraine Greyling
Working Paper
The effect of colonial and pre-colonial institutions on contemporary education in Africa
This paper argues that contrary to previous findings, present-day e...
Matthew W. Clance, Leoné Walters, Carolyn Chisadza
Working Paper
Which comes first: good governance or prosperity? A historical experiment from the Sout...
Two neighbouring republics, with a common history and culture, foll...
Stan Du Plessis, Sophia du Plessis
Working Paper
7th Annual Meeting of the African Economic History Network: Innovation and the African ...
The African Economic History Network, in association with the Labor...
Laboratory for the Economics Africa’s Past, Harvard University’s Centre for African African Studies, ERSA, African Economic History Network
Workshop
Comovement between Africa and advanced economies, 1980-2011
This paper addresses that gap by analyzing business cycle comovemen...
Alain Kabundi, Elsabé Loots, Carike Claassen
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...
Beatrice D. Simo-Kengne
Policy Brief
What explains the recent growth performance in Sub-Saharan Africa? Results from a Bayes...
This paper empirically identifies the main driving forces behind th...
Beatrice D. Simo-Kengne
Working Paper
Latecomer challenge: African Multinationals from the periphery
Multinationals from emerging markets display different characterist...
Grietjie Verhoef
Working Paper
The Cape of Perfect Storms: Colonial Africa’s first financial crash, 1788-1793
This paper investigates the causes and consequences of colonial Afr...
Roy Havemann, Johan Fourie
Working Paper
Macroeconomic Uncertainty in South Africa
This paper develops a new index of economic uncertainty for South A...
Chris Redl
Working Paper
An ERSA Research Workshop: The fiscal history of Sub-Saharan Africa
The public finances of African governments in the colonial and post...
Submit paper: 4 May 2015
ERSA
Workshop
An ERSA Research Workshop: Longitudinal Data in African History
The study of African economic history has reached a tipping point. ...
Submit paper: 4 May 2015
ERSA
Workshop
Training Workshop for Graduate Students: South African Economic History
South African economic history is undergoing a mini-revolution. Ass...
Submit paper: 10 October 2014
ERSA
Workshop
Climate, geography and African economic history
Africa’s ‘bad’ geographic and environmental features have long been...
ERSA
Workshop
Anatomy of the Southern African Customs Union: Structure and Revenue Volatility
This paper studies the evolution of the Southern African Customs Un...
Harold P. E. Ngawala
Working Paper
The quantitative Cape: Notes from a new Histriography of the Dutch Cape Colony
The digitisation and transcription of rich archival sources and the...
Johan Fourie
Working Paper
The economics of apartheid
The Economics of Apartheid Apartheid remains a contentious issue. I...
ERSA
Workshop
Towards a Measure of Core Inflation using Singular Spectrum Analysis
This paper constructs a number of possible core measures of annual ...
Franz Ruch, Dirk Besteri
Working Paper
How Does Colonial Origin Matter for Economic Performance in sub-Saharan Africa?
This paper investigates the channels through which colonial origin ...
Johannes W. Fedderke, Julius A. Agbor, Nicola Viegi
Working Paper
Colonial data and economic history research in South Africa
Colonial data and economic history research in South Africa –...
ERSA
Workshop
Historic data and economic history research in South Africa
This workshop continues the strategic initiative for South African ...
James Robinson
Workshop
Slavery and economic history research in South Africa - An ERSA Research Workshop
The fourth ERSA Economic History Workshop in November will focus on...
ERSA
Workshop

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