Author: Neil Rankin

Big data forecasting of South African inflation
We investigate whether the use of machine learning techniques and b...
25 February 2022
Working Paper
What price level data tells us about consumer price rigidity in Zimbabwe: Evidence from new data
Sometimes countries adopt new currencies which are not their own as...
18 October 2016
Policy Brief
What Price-Level Data Tells Us About Consumer Price Rigidity in Zimbabwe: Evidence From New Data
This paper documents the price setting behaviour, and the change in...
27 May 2016
Working Paper
Price setting behaviour in Lesotho: Stylised facts from consumer retail prices
This paper documents some of the main features of price setting beh...
5 February 2014
Working Paper
Is Africa Integrating? Evidence from Product Markets
Integration into the global trading environment is viewed as a key ...
26 September 2012
Working Paper