JEL code: Q48

Energy: Government Policy

Modelling required energy consumption with equivalence
This study proposes an equivalence scale model for required energy ...
Yuxiang Ye, Steven F. Koch, Jiangfeng Zhang
Working Paper
Time consistency and economic growth: A case study of South African macroeconomic policy
The numerous diagnostic studies and policy recommendations that exi...
Konstantin Makrelov, David Faulkner, Christopher Loewald
Working Paper
South African attitudes about nuclear power: The case of the nuclear energy expansion p...
Excessive use of fossil fuels is widely acknowledged as one of the ...
Nomsa P. Nkosi, Johane Dikgang
Policy Brief
Regional economic effects of changes in South Africa's electricity generation mix
This paper examines the long-run regional economic effects within S...
Jonathan M. Horridge, Roula Inglesi-Lotz, Heinrich R. Bohlmann, Lardo Stander, Elizabeth L. Roos
Working Paper
Rural Electrification policy: The potential in micro hydro electricity
Developing countries particularly those within the Sub-Saharan Afri...
Mary Karumba, Edwin Muchapondwa
Policy Brief
Unveiling the Energy Saving Role of Banking Performance in Sub-Sahara Africa
Using a two-step system generalized method of moment (GMM) techniqu...
Rebecca A. Klege, ‪Franklin Amuakwa-Mensah, Philip K. Adom, ‪Edmond Hagan, Anthony Amoah
Policy Brief
South African attitudes about nuclear power: The case of the nuclear energy expansion
The objective of our study is to investigate households’ attitudes ...
Nomsa P. Nkosi, Johane Dikgang
Working Paper
Exploring the nexus of electricity supply and economic growth in South Africa
This paper investigates the causal relationship between electricity...
Pierre Le Roux, Gift Mugano, Hlalefang Khobai
Working Paper
An Economic Assessment of Bioethanol Production from Sugar Cane: The Case of South Africa
South Africa’s high level of dependence on imported crude oil...
Marcel Kohler
Policy Brief
Border Tax Adjustments to Negate the Economic Impact of an Electricty Generation Tax
In the 2008 Budget Review, the South African government announced i...
Margaret Chitiga-Mabugu, Reyno Seymore, Jan H. van Heerden
Policy Brief
Analysis of the plastic-bag Levy in South Africa
Policy Paper 18 Policy makers in many countries have perceived plas...
Anthony Leiman, Martine Visser, Johane Dikgang
Policy Paper
Demand for cooking fuels in a developing country. To what extent do taste and preferenc...
Overreliance on biomass energy, such as firewood and charcoal, for ...
Isaac Dasmani, Peter B. Aglobitse, Wisdom Akpalu
Working Paper
How an electricity tax will affect the South African economy
An electricity tax imposed at the point of production in South Afri...
Margaret Chitiga-Mabugu, Reyno Seymore, Jan H. van Heerden, James N. Blignaut, Philip D. Adams
Policy Brief

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