JEL code: O15

Economic Development: Human Resources; Human Development; Income Distribution; Migration

The long-term effects of early-life exposure to weather shocks: Evidence from Tanzania
We examine whether early-life exposure to rainfall shocks has a lon...
Published: 29 April 2022
Ermias G. Weldesenbet
Working Paper
Policy Bulletin 02: Reflections on Aspects of Public Finance and Fiscal Policy in South...
After the COVID-19 crisis is over, South Africa will face a fiscal ...
Published: 12 September 2020
Estian Calitz
Policy Bulletin
The impacts of unconditional cash transfers on schooling in adolescence and young adult...
I study an expansion of a South African social grant program that p...
Published: 28 May 2020
Neryvia Pillay Bell
Working Paper
Access to micro and informal loans: evaluating the impact on the quality of life of poo...
Since the early 1980s, many governments have investigated the possi...
Published: 30 April 2019
Talita Dalton-Greyling
Policy Brief
Quality of life: validation of an instrument and analysis of relationships between dime...
Background The conventional approach to measuring quality of life w...
Published: 23 April 2019
Talita Dalton-Greyling
Policy Brief
Access to micro – and informal loans: evaluating the impact on the quality of life of p...
Background: Since the early 1980s, many governments have investigat...
Published: 12 March 2019
Talita Dalton-Greyling, Stephanié Rossouw
Working Paper
Quality of life: Validation of an instrument and analysis of relationships between domains
Quality of life (QoL) is now widely recognised as a multidimensiona...
Published: 5 February 2019
Talita Dalton-Greyling, Fiona Tregenna
Working Paper
Impact of internal in- migration on income inequality in receiving areas: A district le...
The impact of internal migration on regional income inequality of t...
Published: 31 October 2016
Umakrishnan Kollamparambil
Policy Brief
Non-Economic Quality of Life and Population Density in South Africa
The purpose of this study is to investigate the relationship betwee...
Published: 11 October 2016
Talita Dalton-Greyling, Stephanié Rossouw
Working Paper
How Does Human Capital Shape the Social Contract?
This research brief presents the key findings and potential policy ...
Published: 13 October 2015
Biniam E. Bedasso
Policy Brief
The expected well-being of urban refugees and asylum seekers in Johannesburg
The influx of asylum seekers and refugees from across Africa to dem...
Published: 5 March 2015
Talita Dalton-Greyling
Working Paper
Average and Heterogeneous Effects of Class Size on Educational Achievement in Lesotho
Understanding class size effects on educational achievement remains...
Published: 5 February 2015
Ramaele Moshoeshoe
Working Paper
Construction and analysis of a composite quality of life index for a region of South Af...
This study employs a novel approach to measure and analyse quality ...
Published: 21 November 2014
Talita Dalton-Greyling, Fiona Tregenna
Working Paper
Recurrent Property Rates - The Search for a Fair Tax Conducive to Economic Growth
The conflict between the need to attend to acute poverty in the pre...
Published: 26 March 2014
David Garber
Policy Brief
Economic Growth and Inequality: Evidence from the Young Democracies of South America
We investigate in this paper whether income growth has played any r...
Published: 24 July 2013
Manoel Bittencourt
Working Paper
Effects of Primary, Secondary and Tertiary Education on Conflict Intensity in Africa
This study investigates the impact of different dimensions of schoo...
Published: 13 May 2013
Julius A. Agbor
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...
Published: 7 December 2012
Julius A. Agbor, Gregory N. Price
Working Paper
Slave numeracy in the Cape Colony and comparative development in the eighteenth century
The lack of accurate measures of human capital formation often cons...
Published: 25 September 2012
Jörg Baten, Johan Fourie
Working Paper
Does School Education Reduce the Likelihood of Societal Conflict in Africa?
This paper empirically tests the hypothesis that education, as meas...
Published: 23 September 2012
Julius A. Agbor
Working Paper
Climate Change Disaster Management: Mitigation and Adaptation in a Public Goods Framework
This paper explores the collective action problem as it relates to ...
Published: 22 September 2012
Åsa Löfgren, Reviva Hasson, Martine Visser
Working Paper
The Economic Origins of Twentieth Century Decolonisation in West Africa
This paper argues that the pattern of decolonisation in West Africa...
Published: 22 September 2012
Julius A. Agbor
Working Paper
A theory of colonial goverance
This paper considers conditions of optimality in a co-optive strate...
Published: 22 September 2012
Johannes W. Fedderke, Julius A. Agbor, Nicola Viegi
Working Paper
A regional perspective on Aid and FDI in Southern Africa
The global trend for official development assistance continues to d...
Published: 21 September 2012
Henri Bezuidenhout
Policy Brief
Characterizing Conflict Forms
This paper presents a model in which two groups in society are enga...
Published: 20 September 2012
Chandana Kularatne, Johannes W. Fedderke
Working Paper
Orphanhood and Schooling in South Africa: Trends in the vulnerability of orphans betwee...
Using 11 nationally representative surveys conducted between 1993 a...
Published: 20 September 2012
Cally Ardington
Working Paper
Does training benefit those who do not get any? Elasticities of complementarity and fac...
Commentators claim a shortage of skills, particularly artisanal lab...
Published: 20 September 2012
Alberto Behar
Working Paper
Schooling as a Lottery: Racial Differences in School Advancement in Urban South Africa
This paper develops a stochastic model of grade repetition to analy...
Published: 19 September 2012
Murray Leibbrandt, David Lam, Cally Ardington
Working Paper

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