Economic Theme: Growth, Development & Structural Constraints

ESSA National PhD Conference 2024
ESSA in collaboration with Economic Research South Africa (ERSA) an...
Published: 21 February 2024
Workshop
Assessing the Impact of Environmental Policies on South African Trade
Discussion Document 16 South Africa’s economy is highly reliant ...
Published: 30 January 2024
Gracelin Baskaran
Discussion Document
Defining South Africa’s Priorities: A Roundtable Discussion on its G20 Presidency
As we continue to promote the discussion and development of economi...
Published: 9 January 2024
UK - SA International Economic Partnership 
Gracelin Baskaran on how environmental policies may impact South African trade
One month after COP28, we record our first podcast of 2024. As the ...
Published: 7 January 2024
Margaux Giannaros, Gracelin Baskaran
Podcast
African Economic History Network Meeting
The programme contains two keynotes and over twenty parallel sessio...
Published: 23 November 2023
Carolyn Chisadza
Workshop
Bradley Kent on SA's S&P Credit Rating 2023
ERSA’s own Bradley Kent chats to Hot102.7 FM’s Hot Busi...
Published: 21 November 2023
Bradley Kent
Hot102.7 FM
Request for Proposals: Back to inflation
Back to inflation In the wake of the global financial crisis (GFC),...
Published: 6 November 2023
Call for Work
Delivering a difficult MTBPS
Running up to the elections next year, this was a difficult MTBPS t...
Published: 3 November 2023
Margaux Giannaros, Isaah Mhlanga
Podcast
Shedding light on AGOA
This week, after much anticipation, the AGOA Forum was hosted in Na...
Published: 3 November 2023
Gracelin Baskaran, Margaux Giannaros
Podcast
What do we expect from the MTBPS?
Prior to last year’s Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) th...
Published: 27 October 2023
Margaux Giannaros, Isaah Mhlanga
Podcast
Tax effort and capacity in developing countries: Unravelling the impact of the informal...
Working paper 889 This study focuses on estimating the tax effort i...
Published: 26 September 2023
Ezekiel Lengaram
Working Paper
Request for Proposals: The role of cities as drivers of growth and employment
Background Urbanization in South Africa is expected to reach 80% by...
Published: 27 July 2023
Call for Work
South Africa’s future will be decided in our cities
Discussion Document 14 South Africa’s cities face multiple, overlap...
Published: 23 June 2023
Dieter von Fintel, Justin Visagie, Ivan Turok, Takwanisa Machemedze, Claus Rabe, Sebastian Galiani, Edward Glaeser
Discussion Document
Call for Application: An ERSA Research Workshop: Longitudinal Data in African History
The study of African economic history has reached a tipping point. ...
Published: 22 June 2023
Call for Application
Call for Application: The Second Economic Theory Workshop “Economies with Asymmetric In...
Keynote Speakers: Professor Wanda Mimra (ETH Zuerich, Switzerland) ...
Submit paper: 1 August 2014
Published: 22 June 2023
Call for Application
Call for Application: Training Workshop for Graduate Students: South African Economic H...
South African economic history is undergoing a mini-revolution. Ass...
Published: 21 June 2023
Call for Application
Call for Papers: Economic History/Macroeconomic Workshop Jan 2015
Savings, credit and debt in South African history Keynote Speakers:...
Submit paper: 5 December 2014
Published: 21 June 2023
Call for Papers
Call for Papers: The Third Economic Theory Workshop
Keynote Speaker: Professor Felix Kübler (University of Zurich, Swit...
Published: 21 June 2023
Call for Papers
Workshop on Financial Technology and Development
Financial technology has developed rapidly in many developing count...
Published: 15 June 2023
Giorgia Barboni, Giorgia Barboni, Allan Davids, Co-Pierre Georg, Willem H. Boshoff, Lukasz Grzybowski, Lucas A. Mariani
Seminar
Monitoring South Africa’s metropolitan economies: A survey of the data landscape
Discussion Document 13 Disparities in data across different metropo...
Published: 22 May 2023
Dieter von Fintel
Discussion Document
Cities, productivity and Jobs in SA: Problems and potential
Discussion Document 12 Cities contribute to national prosperity bec...
Published: 22 May 2023
Ivan Turok, Justin Visagie
Discussion Document
Place-based economic policies: international lessons for South Africa
Discussion Document 11 Place-based policies are designed to support...
Published: 22 May 2023
Harris Selod, Claus Rabe
Discussion Document
What luminosity data can and cannot reveal about South Africa’s urban economies
Discussion Document 10 As novel types of data are becoming availabl...
Published: 22 May 2023
Takwanisa Machemedze
Discussion Document
Crime: A policy-oriented survey
Discussion Document 9 South Africa has a reputation for having high...
Published: 22 May 2023
Sebastian Galiani
Discussion Document
3rd University of Pretoria-Stellenbosch PhD Workshop
Background and Objective: The Third University of Pretoria-Stellenb...
Submit paper: 1 June 2023
Published: 9 May 2023
Mamello Nchake, Marisa von Vintel, Jesse Naidoo
Workshop
Call for Papers: Workshop on Financial Technology and Development
Financial technology has developed rapidly in many developing count...
Submit paper: 14 July 2023
Published: 4 May 2023
Call for Papers
Demographic changes and asset prices in an overlapping generations model
Working Paper 884 We examine the effect of demographic shifts on as...
Published: 6 March 2023
Ghislain H. Demeze-Jouatsa, Frank Riedel, Beatrice D. Simo-Kengne
Working Paper
Foresight Africa 2023: Presentation
Brookings Institution’s Flagship Foresight Africa 2023 was wr...
Published: 2 March 2023
Aloysius Uche Ordu
Workshop Presentation
Foresight Africa 2023: A Southern African Perspective
Please join the Brookings Institution and Economics Research Southe...
Published: 14 February 2023
Haroon Bhorat, Matthew Simmonds, Mamokete Lijane, Will Pearson, Aloysius Uche Ordu, Gracelin Baskaran
Dialogue
Importance of employment programs for the youth in South Africa
Discussion Document 08 The present report reviews the literature on...
Published: 27 January 2023
Michelle Pleace, Jéssica Gagete-Miranda
Discussion Document
ESSA National PhD Conference 2023
ESSA in collaboration with Economic Research South Africa (ERSA) an...
Published: 19 January 2023
Workshop
Request for Proposals: Lerumo Intellectual Support Program
Thank you to those of you that submitted your proposals. As part of...
Submit paper: 28 February 2023
Published: 15 December 2022
ERSA
Skills Development
Call for Work: Request for Proposals: Lerumo Intellectual Support Program
Thank you to those of you that submitted your proposals. As part of...
Submit paper: 28 February 2023
Published: 15 December 2022
Call for Work
A macroeconomic perspective of establishing a basic income grant
Adopting a broader perspective of the macroeconomics of basic incom...
Published: 15 December 2022
Daan Steenkamp, Hylton Hollander
Podcast
In memoriam Charles Simkins
Economist had a no-nonsense approach to analysing complicated pract...
Published: 15 December 2022
Politics Web
Modelling required energy consumption with equivalence
This study proposes an equivalence scale model for required energy ...
Published: 2 December 2022
Yuxiang Ye, Steven F. Koch, Jiangfeng Zhang
Working Paper

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