JEL code: D31

Redistribution, Inequality, and Efficiency with Credit Constraints
We develop a model that characterizes the joint determination of in...
14 April 2020
Working Paper
‘The Prince and the Pauper’: The effect of inherited-wealth status on productivity in the lab
This experiment contributes to the developing literature on the rel...
22 January 2019
Policy Brief
The Prince and the Pauper: The effect of inherited-wealth status on productivity in the lab
There is limited theory and empirical evidence about the effects of...
28 May 2018
Working Paper
Human capital inequality and electoral outcomes
Inequality is a problem which has beset South Africa for a long tim...
15 August 2017
Policy Brief
Piketty’s Capital and Private Wealth in South Africa
In his bestselling Capital in the 21st Century, Thomas Piketty drew...
15 March 2016
Policy Brief
What we talk about when we talk about saving: Concepts and measures of household saving and their applicati...
South African household savings rates have been declining steadily ...
10 July 2015
Working Paper