JEL code: O47

Measurement of Economic Growth; Aggregate Productivity; Cross-Country Output Convergence

Dr Daan Steenkamp on forecasting GDP: why trucks matter in SA
In our second podcast with Dr Daan Steenkamp, a lead economist at t...
Daan Steenkamp
Podcast
Dr Daan Steenkamp on nowcasting: how economists benefit from machine learning and big data
With the unprecedented level of uncertainty in the economy, the abi...
Daan Steenkamp
Podcast
Financial Structure and Economic Growth: Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa
This study examines the effect of financial structure on economic g...
Eftychia Nikolaidou, Naomi M. Mathenge
Policy Brief
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
Aid Volatility and Structural Economic Transformation in sub-Saharan Africa
To what extent does Official Development Assistance (ODA) volatilit...
Thomas Yeboah, Muazu Ibrahim, Emmanuel Kumi
Policy Brief
The Interdependence between the Saving Rate and Technology across Regimes: Evidence fro...
This paper hypothesises that the saving rate and technological prog...
Kevin S. Nell, Maria M. De Mello
Policy Brief
Aid Volatility and Structural Economic Transformation in sub-Saharan Africa: Does Finan...
This paper departs from the traditional aid–economic growth studies...
Thomas Yeboah, Muazu Ibrahim, Emmanuel Kumi
Working Paper
Output Decomposition in the Presence of Input Quality Effects: A Stochastic Frontier Ap...
How do physical capital accumulation and Total Factor Productivity ...
Yasmina R. Limam, Stephen M. Miller, Giampaolo Garzarelli
Policy Brief
Nowcasting Real GDP growth in South Africa
This paper uses nowcasting to forecast real GDP growth in South Afr...
Elmarie Nel, Franz Ruch, Alain Kabundi
Policy Brief
Accounting for Productivity Growth: Schumpeterian versus Semi-Endogenous Explanations
In this paper we analyze whether empirical evidence across a range ...
Yang Liu, Johannes W. Fedderke
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
The Impact of Political Competition on Economic Growth: Evidence from Municipalities in...
This paper examines the impact of political competition on economic...
Nonso Obikili
Policy Brief
An examination of sub-national growth in Nigeria: 1999 - 2012
I use satellite imagery on night time lights to measure growth acro...
Nonso Obikili
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
Technology, Human Capital and Growth
The paper examines whether endogenous growth processes can be found...
Johannes W. Fedderke
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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