JEL code: C22

The bond market impact of the South African Reserve Bank bond purchase programme
We use a unique dataset comprising over a million trades and quotes...
Published: 24 March 2022
Working Paper
Contagion across financial markets during COVID-19: A look at volatility spillovers bet...
The onset of the novel coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) and previous...
Published: 8 February 2022
Working Paper
Dr Daan Steenkamp on nowcasting: how economists benefit from machine learning and big data
With the unprecedented level of uncertainty in the economy, the abi...
Published: 30 October 2020
Podcast
Does Child Support Grant incentivise childbirth in South Africa?
We consider the perverse incentive that can be created for poor hou...
Published: 30 September 2020
Working Paper
Examining the determinants of electricity demand by South African households per income...
For the period 1975 – 2016, this paper examines the determina...
Published: 4 September 2020
Working Paper
The monetary policy of the South African Reserve Bank: stance, communication and credib...
This paper analyses the evolution of the monetary policy stance, co...
Published: 18 July 2019
Working Paper
Who benefits from being self-employed in urban Ghana?
The income gap between the self-employed and wage earners is of int...
Published: 21 May 2019
Policy Brief
Policy regime changes and central bank prefernces
This paper establishes whether central bank preferences are related...
Published: 2 July 2018
Working Paper