JEL code: O4

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
Phases of higher education, tuition grants, and equity-efficiency tradeoff
We study how taxes and alternative higher education subsidies affec...
Yoseph Y. Getachew
Working Paper
Part 4: Towards a fiscal policy that supports economic recovery while achieving sustain...
Drawing on the discussions in the previous 3 sessions, session 4 wi...
Matthew Simmonds, Ricardo Hausmann, Laurence Harris, Johannes W. Fedderke, Federico Sturzenegger, Abebe Selassie
Dialogue
Part 2: Financing the budget in the post-Corona world
Matthew delves into what financing the budget deficit in the post-C...
Brian Kantor, Matthew Simmonds, Xavier Debrun, Tshepiso Moahloli, Owen Willcox, Mamokete Lijane, Lucio Castro, Ian Stuart
Dialogue
Part 1: Understanding the concept of "fiscal sustainability" in the post-Corona world
Debt sustainability is equivalent to government solvency and from a...
Tshepiso Moahloli, Owen Willcox, Ian Stuart, Mamokete Lijane, Brian Kantor, Xavier Debrun, Lucio Castro
Dialogue
Exploring evidence of spatial economic agglomeration in Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municip...
Since Marshall’s (1890) work on industrial districts in 19^{t...
Koech Cheruiyot
Working Paper
Institutions and Other Determinants of Total Factor Productivity in Sub-Saharan Africa
The primacy of factors of production, such as labour and capital, o...
Olusegun A. Akanbi, David Fadiran
Working Paper
Construction, institutions and economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa
The construction sector in developing countries has propelled econo...
Jones O. Mensah, Paul Alagidede
Policy Brief
Accounting for Productivity Growth: Schumpeterian versus Semi-Endogenous Explanantions
This paper examines the nature and sources of productivity growth i...
Yang Liu, Johannes W. Fedderke
Working Paper
Does Massive Research Funding Work?: Lessons from South Africa
Does research output increase significantly when funding allocation...
Johannes W. Fedderke, Marcela Goldschmidt
Policy Brief
Optimal Public Investment, Growth, and Consumption: Fresh Evidence from African Countries
This paper develops a model positing a nonlinear relationship betwe...
Augustin K. Fosu, Yoseph Y. Getachew, Thomas H. W. Ziesemer
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
Does Massive Funding Support of Researchers Work?: Evaluating the Impact of the South A...
Does knowledge and innovation need to come with a big price tag? Th...
Johannes W. Fedderke, M. Velez
Working Paper
South Africa’s Electricity Consumption: A Sectoral Decomposition Analysis
South Africa’s electricity consumption has increased sharply ...
Roula Inglesi-Lotz, James N. Blignaut
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
The contribution of growth in total factor productivity to growth in South Africa: 1970-97
Policy Paper (Interest) 16 This paper is concerned with revealing t...
Johannes W. Fedderke
Policy Paper

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