Author: Christie Swanepoel

Why local context matters: de jure and de facto property rights in colonial South Africa
Property rights remain important for economic growth and developmen...
14 March 2017
Policy Brief
Why local context matters: de jure and de facto property rights in colonial South Africa
For economic transactions, including debt transactions, to occur in...
12 July 2016
Working Paper
“Impending ruin” or “remarkable wealth”? The role of private credit markets in a settler colony
Credit markets develop hand in hand with a market economy. Pre-indu...
15 May 2015
Working Paper
When selection trumps persistence: The lasting effect of missionary education in South Africa
To estimate the long-term, persistent effects of missionary educati...
26 January 2015
Working Paper