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...
24 March 2022
Working Paper
Contagion across financial markets during COVID-19: A look at volatility spillovers between the stock and f...
The onset of the novel coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) and previous...
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...
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...
30 September 2020
Working Paper
Examining the determinants of electricity demand by South African households per income level
For the period 1975 – 2016, this paper examines the determina...
4 September 2020
Working Paper
The monetary policy of the South African Reserve Bank: stance, communication and credibility
This paper analyses the evolution of the monetary policy stance, co...
18 July 2019
Working Paper