Economic theme: Public Finance

The macroeconomics of establishing a basic income grant in South Africa
This paper  offers a discussion on the macroeconomics of establishi...
16 September 2022
Discussion Document
Technical background paper: The macroeconomics of establishing a basic income grant in South Africa
This paper quantifies the effect of fiscal transfers on the trade-o...
16 September 2022
Discussion Document
Can a universal basic income contribute to breaking structural poverty in South Africa?
Much of the debate about the introduction of a universal basic inco...
10 September 2022
Discussion Document
COVID-19 and the South African Economy
As South Africa looks to navigate itself out of a COVID-induced rec...
1 September 2022
Discussion Document
Universal Basic Income: How the experience in developing countries can inform the discussion in South Africa
This paper considers how the COVID-19 pandemic gave new traction to...
30 August 2022
Discussion Document
Import tariff pass-through effect and the spatial distribution of domestic consumer goods prices: Zimbabwe...
The study of import tariffs pass-through has been observed to be cr...
28 August 2022
Working Paper