Author: Manoel Bittencourt

Manoel Bittencourt on COVID-19 Economic Facts in South Africa
In this insightful video, Prof. Manoel Bittencourt, from Wits Unive...
15 April 2020
Video Podcast
Trade Openness and Fertility Rates in Africa: Panel Data Evidence
We study the effect of trade openness on fertility rates in fifty A...
13 January 2020
Working Paper
Public Infrastructure Provision and Ethnic Favouritism: Evidence from South Africa
Does ethnic favouritism in administrative governments affect public...
17 July 2019
Working Paper
Globalisation and Conflict: Evidence from sub Saharan Africa
This study contributes to the conflict literature by investigating ...
24 January 2017
Policy Brief
The Fertility Transition: Panel Evidence from sub-Saharan Africa
In this paper, we investigate the theoretical linkage between vario...
15 November 2016
Policy Brief
Globalisation and Conflict: Evidence from sub-Saharan Africa
Stephen Pinker (2011) advances that various forms of violence such ...
13 September 2016
Working Paper