Author: Christopher Loewald

COVID-19 and the South African Economy
As South Africa looks to navigate itself out of a COVID-induced rec...
1 September 2022
Discussion Document
Addressing low labour utilisation in South Africa
South Africa’s stubbornly low labour utilisation rate is an interna...
28 June 2021
Policy Paper
Time consistency and economic growth: A case study of South African macroeconomic policy
The numerous diagnostic studies and policy recommendations that exi...
30 November 2020
Working Paper
Dr Chris Loewald on Lockdown Learnings: monetary policy leeway during a pandemic
Shortly after the October MPR, ERSA’s host sat down with Dr Chris L...
16 October 2020
Podcast
Policy Bulletin 04: Electricity reforms: Experience and approach
South Africa has been experiencing electricity shortages since 2008...
1 July 2020
Policy Bulletin
Policy Bulletin 03: Macroeconomic policy options for a savings constrained economy: the case of South Africa
Economic growth requires delivering a credible fiscal consolidation...
1 July 2020
Policy Bulletin