Economic Theme: Policy Implications of Climate Change

ESSA National PhD Conference 2024
ESSA in collaboration with Economic Research South Africa (ERSA) an...
Workshop
Assessing the Impact of Environmental Policies on South African Trade
Discussion Document 16 South Africa’s economy is highly reliant ...
Gracelin Baskaran
Discussion Document
Gracelin Baskaran on how environmental policies may impact South African trade
One month after COP28, we record our first podcast of 2024. As the ...
Margaux Giannaros, Gracelin Baskaran
Podcast
Request for Proposals: Back to inflation
Back to inflation In the wake of the global financial crisis (GFC),...
Call for Work
Shedding light on AGOA
This week, after much anticipation, the AGOA Forum was hosted in Na...
Gracelin Baskaran, Margaux Giannaros
Podcast
Request for Proposals: The role of cities as drivers of growth and employment
Background Urbanization in South Africa is expected to reach 80% by...
Call for Work
Can we shield South Africa from climate change?
The country could become an apocalyptic wasteland if it fails to ta...
Claire Bisseker
Business Live
Foresight Africa 2023: Presentation
Brookings Institution’s Flagship Foresight Africa 2023 was wr...
Aloysius Uche Ordu
Workshop Presentation
Sanctioned quotas vs information provisioning for community wildlife conservation in Zi...
We investigate the behavioural responses of resource users to polic...
Anne-Sophie Crépin, Herbert Ntuli, Edwin Muchapondwa, Caroline Schill
Journal Publication
CVM3 Regional Workshop Presentation: Southern Africa
Global temperatures have already increased by 1.1°C relative to pre...
Brent Cloete
Workshop Presentation
Foresight Africa 2023: A Southern African Perspective
Please join the Brookings Institution and Economics Research Southe...
Haroon Bhorat, Matthew Simmonds, Mamokete Lijane, Will Pearson, Aloysius Uche Ordu, Gracelin Baskaran
Dialogue
Climate Vulnerability of Southern Africa
Occasional Paper 03 Global temperatures have already increased by 1...
Brent Cloete
Occasional Paper
CVM3 Regional Workshop: South Africa
As a regional partner of the Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF) and Vul...
Theresa Mazarire, Timothy Thomas, Gracelin Baskaran, Brent Cloete, Matthew Simmonds
Webinar
ESSA National PhD Conference 2023
ESSA in collaboration with Economic Research South Africa (ERSA) an...
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
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
Call for Work
Climate Vulnerability Monitor Key Points
The Climate Vulnerability Monitor is a unique global assessment at ...
Occasional Paper
Climate Vulnerability Monitor, 3rd Edition (CVM3)
The Climate Vulnerability Monitor is a unique global assessment at ...
Occasional Paper
Modelling required energy consumption with equivalence
This study proposes an equivalence scale model for required energy ...
Yuxiang Ye, Steven F. Koch, Jiangfeng Zhang
Working Paper
Why and how to measure the contribution of South Africa’s ocean economy
This paper articulates why it is important to measure the contribut...
Odwa Mtati, Stephen G. Hosking
Working Paper
Why SA isn’t getting the growth it needs
The Covid Project — a research project to assess SA’s economic pros...
Claire Bisseker
Business Live
Second Annual UP PhD Workshop in Economics Held
This year’s workshop, organised by Manoel Bittencourt and Jes...
University of Pretoria News Blog
The long-term effects of early-life exposure to weather shocks: Evidence from Tanzania
We examine whether early-life exposure to rainfall shocks has a lon...
Ermias G. Weldesenbet
Working Paper
Climate change and child health: A Nigerian perspective
The detrimental effect of climate change on health is becoming an e...
Matthew W. Clance, Eleni Yitbarek, Eduard van der Merwe
Working Paper
Revisiting the accuracy of inflation forecasts in Nigeria: The oil price-exchange rate-...
Motivated by the distinctive paradoxical nature of the Nigerian eco...
Yusuf Yakubua, Ojo Adelakun, Kazeem Isah, Elias Udeaja, Abdulkader C. Mahomedy
Working Paper
Does the uptake of multiple climate smart agriculture practices enhance household savin...
Climate change and variability poses a significant hindrance on agr...
Herbert Ntuli, Gibson Mudiriza, Edwin Muchapondwa, Boscow Okumu, Alfred K. Mukong
Working Paper
Part 4: Building back for a sustainable future
The discussion is based on two papers: “Building back fairer ...
Witness Simbanegavi, Matthew Simmonds, IFPRI, GIZ, ERSA, Channing Arndt
Dialogue
Building a competitive and dynamic green industrial sector in South Africa after COVID-19
Policy Paper 28 COVID-19 gave the world a glimpse of how devastatin...
Tendai Gwatidzo, Witness Simbanegavi
Policy Paper
Transhumant pastoralism, climate change and conflict in Africa
We consider the effects of climate change on seasonally migrant pop...
Eoin F. McGuirk, Nathan Nunn
Working Paper
Impact of technological progress on carbon emissions in different country income groups
This study examines the complex relationship between carbon emissio...
Roula Inglesi-Lotz, Chris B. Milindi
Working Paper
The effects of technology intensity in manufacturing on CO2 emissions: Evidence from de...
Industrialisation is recognised as important for developing countri...
Fiona Tregenna, Elvis K. Avenyo
Working Paper
Policy Bulletin 02: Reflections on Aspects of Public Finance and Fiscal Policy in South...
After the COVID-19 crisis is over, South Africa will face a fiscal ...
Estian Calitz
Policy Bulletin
Prenatal health and weather-related shocks under social safety net policy in Kenya
Exposure to weather shocks around the time of birth has been shown ...
Djiby R. Thiam, Silas Ongudi
Working Paper
The South African - United States Sovereign Bond Spread and its Association with Macroe...
The yield spread of South African to United States 10 year governme...
Johannes W. Fedderke
Working Paper
Monetary policy and inequality
South Africa is one of the most unequal countries in the world and ...
Neryvia Pillay Bell
Policy Brief
Optimal Targeted Lockdowns in a Multi-Group SIR Model
We study targeted lockdowns in a multi-group SIR model where infect...
Michael D. Whinston, Victor Chernozhukovz, Iván Werning, Daron Acemoglu
Working Paper

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