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Taxpayer responsiveness to taxation: Evidence from bunching at kink points of the South...
I apply the bunching methodology to South African administrative ta...
Neryvia Pillay Bell
Working Paper
Risk Preferences and the Impact of Credit and Insurance on Farm Technology Uptake
We use a series of credit and insurance simulation games to test th...
Martine Visser, Kerri Brick, Hafsah Jumare
Working Paper
Teacher human capital, teacher effort and student achievements in Kenya
Although research generally shows that teachers matter for student ...
Justine Burns, Fredrick M. Wamalwa
Policy Brief
The effect of financial inclusion on welfare in sub-Saharan Africa: Evidence from disag...
Over two decades sub-Saharan Africa has grown an average by 4.8% pe...
Anthanasius F. Tita, Meshach J. Aziakpono
Working Paper
Measurement and analysis of the evolution of institutions in Nigeria
“Institutions matter” has become a generally accepted premise in de...
Johannes W. Fedderke, Mare Sarr, David O. Fadiran
Working Paper
The Impact of Basic and Social Infrastructure Investment on Economic Growth and Social ...
Basic and social infrastructure investment can assist in addressing...
Derick Blaauw, Talita Dalton-Greyling, Henk Gnade
Policy Brief
Path dependence and interdependence between institutions and development
Path dependence theory, within the institutions context, means that...
Mare Sarr, David Fadiran
Policy Brief
Third Annual Financial Economics Workshop
Keynote Speaker: Atif Mian (Princeton University) Following the fir...
Atif Mian
Workshop
Growth (and segregation) by rail: How the railways shaped Colonial South Africa
The railway played a large part in late nineteenth century and earl...
Johan Fourie, Alfonso Herranz-Loncan
Working Paper
Father's Employment and Sons' Stature: The Long Run Effects of a Positive Regional Empl...
It is now well known that early life environmental conditions affec...
Martine Mariotti
Policy Brief
Institutionalisation of Derivatives Trading and Economic Growth: Evidence from South Af...
The purpose of this paper is to foresee the likely developmental im...
Audrey N. Bekale, Erika Botha, Cobus Vermeulen
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
Second Annual Financial Economics Workshop
Following the first workshop on financial economics in Cape Town in...
Sascha Steffen, Franklin Allen
Workshop
First Annual Financial Economics Workshop: Financial Economics and the Nexus of Growth,...
The recent financial crisis has challenged our understanding of the...
UCT Graduate School of Business
Workshop
Can International Interventions Secure the Peace?
The international community uses a number of interventions to make ...
Anke Hoeffler
Working Paper
Institutional dynamics and capital accumulation: Evidence from Namibia and Tanzania
The purpose of this study is to examine the impact of institutions ...
Bernhard P. Zaaruka
Working Paper
Sustainable growth in South Africa
Policy Paper 20 This paper considers a range of evidence surroundin...
Johannes W. Fedderke
Policy Paper
Policy change and economic growth: A case study of South Africa
Policy Paper 14 South Africa’s growth experience provides an exampl...
David Faulkner, Christopher Loewald
Policy Paper
From chimera to prospect: South African sources of and constraints on long-term growth,...
Policy Paper 01 The paper takes stock of South Africa’s past growth...
Johannes W. Fedderke
Policy Paper
Measuring Institutions: Indicators of Political and Economic Institutions in Namibia: 1...
This paper presents a database on institutional measures for Namibi...
Bernhard P. Zaaruka, Johannes W. Fedderke
Working Paper
Indicators of Political and Economic Institutions in Tanzania: 1884 - 2008
This paper is part of series of studies focusing on the measurement...
Bernhard P. Zaaruka, Johannes W. Fedderke
Working Paper
Alternative indices of political freedoms, property rights, and political instability f...
This paper presents new institutional measures for Zambia. Coverage...
Johannes W. Fedderke, Farayi Gwenhamo, I. Lourenco
Working Paper
Measuring Institutions: Indicators of Political Rights, Property Rights and Political I...
This paper aims to construct a new set of institutional indicators ...
Johannes W. Fedderke, Julia Garlick
Working Paper
Does Human Generate Social and Institutional Capital? Exploring Evidence From Time Seri...
This paper presents an analysis of the interaction of human capital...
Johannes W. Fedderke, John M. Luiz
Working Paper
Impact of the Current Crisis on Development Thinking
Prof Bheki Sibiya, Director and Head of Wits Business School, cordi...
John Williamson
Workshop
ERSA Training & Networking Workshop
Assessing Future Economic Developments and Policy Evaluation using ...
Workshop
Financial Instability: an Emerging Market Perspective
ERSA in collaboration with the Wits Business School is pleased to a...
Workshop
An examination of the Impact of Economic Policy on long-run Economic Growth: An applica...
This paper examines the impact of two indicators of government poli...
Martine Mariotti
Working Paper
An examination of the impact of financial deepening on long-run economic growth: An app...
This paper examines the impact of financial deepening on long run e...
Chandana Kularatne
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 ...
Johannes W. Fedderke
Policy Paper
The new partnership for African development: Africa’s response to its underdevelopment
Policy Paper (Interest) 22 The economic development gap been Africa...
John M. Luiz
Policy Paper

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