Author: Sophia du Plessis

Taxpayers’ behavioural responses to Voluntary Disclosure Programmes: evidence from South Africa
South Africa, like any other country, strives towards greater tax r...
7 December 2018
Working Paper
Which comes first: good governance or prosperity? A historical experiment from the South African Republic a...
Two neighbouring republics, with a common history and culture, foll...
28 June 2017
Working Paper
Democratisation in Africa: The Role of Self-Enforcing Constitutional Rules
Following several decades during which violent civil conflict was c...
18 July 2014
Working Paper
Democratisation in Africa: The Role of Self-Enforcing Constitutional Rules
Following several decades during which violent civil conflict was c...
18 July 2014
Working Paper
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