JEL code: O43

Institutions and Growth

How Buoyant Is the South African Tax System? An ARDL Approach
This study aims to scrutinize the responsiveness of the South Afric...
Nyasha Mahonye, Baneng Naape
Working Paper
A Sequence to Reverse Poverty: Institutions, State Capacity and Human Empowerment
This paper explores the fundamental or deep causes of poverty persi...
Sansia Blackmore, Reneé van Eyden
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
Spatial Externality, Openness and Financial Development in SADC: Beyond the Multilatera...
Economic variables tend to exhibit variation not only over time, bu...
Pierre Le Roux, Alex Bara, Gift Mugano
Policy Brief
The impact of home and host country institutions in the internationalization of an Afri...
We demonstrate that firms can exploit their knowledge of ‘weak’ ins...
Anthea Jefthas, Dustin Stringfellow, John M. Luiz
Policy Brief
Financial sector development, inflation and openness: A comparative panel study of ECOW...
This paper provides an empirical analysis of the comparative study ...
Sulemana Mahawiya
Working Paper
The social and political case for promoting economic growth and broad-based innovation ...
Popular protest in South Africa has increased sharply in recent yea...
Biniam E. Bedasso
Policy Brief
Effects of Primary, Secondary and Tertiary Education on Conflict Intensity in Africa
This study investigates the impact of different dimensions of schoo...
Julius A. Agbor
Working Paper
The Legacy of Historical Conflict Evidence from Africa
This paper exploits variation between and within countries to exami...
Marta Reynal-Querol, Timothy Besley
Working Paper
The Impact of Economic Freedom on Economic Growth in the SADC: An Individual Component ...
The SADC is attempting to achieve development and economic growth. ...
Vsevolod I. Gorlach, Pierre Le Roux
Working Paper
Does School Education Reduce the Likelihood of Societal Conflict in Africa?
This paper empirically tests the hypothesis that education, as meas...
Julius A. Agbor
Working Paper
A history with evidence: Income inequality in the Dutch Cape Colony
The arrival of European settlers at the Cape in 1652 marked the beg...
Johan Fourie, Dieter von Fintel
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 ...
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...
Julius A. Agbor
Working Paper
The dynamics of inequality in a newly settled, preindustrial society: The case of the C...
Inequality is a major concern in many of the world’s developing reg...
Johan Fourie, Dieter von Fintel
Working Paper
Characterizing Conflict Forms
This paper presents a model in which two groups in society are enga...
Chandana Kularatne, Johannes W. Fedderke
Working Paper

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