Author: Dieter von Fintel

Can social grants promote small-scale farming to improve food security?
Public expenditure on South Africa’s cash transfer (or social grant...
28 March 2017
Policy Brief
Small-scale farming and food security: the enabling role of cash transfers in South Africa’s former homelands
Cash transfers successfully alleviate poverty in many developing co...
10 November 2016
Working Paper
Rising unemployment in post-apartheid South Africa: temporary or persistent?
The fact that South Africa’s high unemployment rate continued to ri...
25 August 2015
Policy Brief
Slave Prices and Productivity in the 18th Century at the Cape of Good Hope: The Winners and Losers from the...
The question about the productivity of slavery is a strongly debate...
29 October 2013
Working Paper
The unintended consequences of education policies on South African participation and unemployment
In the late 1990s the South African Department of Education impleme...
26 September 2012
Working Paper
Settler skills and colonial development
The emphasis on location-specific factors, such as climate or disea...
23 September 2012
Working Paper