Economic Theme: Growth, Development & Structural Constraints

Importance of employment programs for the youth in South Africa
The present report reviews the literature on interventions to enhan...
Published: 27 January 2023
Discussion Document
ESSA National PhD Conference 2023
ESSA in collaboration with Economic Research South Africa (ERSA) an...
Event: 6 February 2023
Published: 19 January 2023
Workshop
Request for Proposals: Lerumo Intellectual Support Program
We are currently requesting proposals. As part of our mandate to su...
Submit paper: 28 February 2023
Published: 15 December 2022
Call for Work
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
Working Paper
How would providing UBI impact structural poverty?
This podcast adopts a refreshing view on what Universal Basic Incom...
Published: 22 November 2022
Podcast
A macroeconomic perspective of establishing a basic income grant
Adopting a broader perspective of the macroeconomics of basic incom...
Published: 15 November 2022
Podcast
ANN BERNSTEIN: A risky basic income grant could come with nasty surprises
The net result of introducing a BIG will be higher taxes, slower gr...
Published: 24 October 2022
Business Live