JEL code: H31

Reigniting economic growth: Lessons from three centuries of data
We estimate that since 1701, South Africa has experienced 163 years...
1 March 2021
Working Paper
A Sequence to Reverse Poverty: Institutions, State Capacity and Human Empowerment
This paper explores the fundamental or deep causes of poverty persi...
3 September 2020
Working Paper
A fiscus for better economic and social development in South Africa
After showing that the bulk of government expenditure is unproducti...
12 August 2020
Working Paper
The Effect of Tobacco and Alcohol Control Policies on Household Spending Patterns in Kenya: An Approach Usi...
This paper examines the effect of tobacco and alcohol control polic...
28 May 2020
Working Paper
The Elasticity of Taxable Income: The case of South Africa
A central tax policy parameter that has received much attention int...
23 August 2017
Working Paper
Measuring the Impact of Marginal Tax Rate Reform on the Revenue Base of South Africa Using a Microsimulatio...
This paper is primarily concerned with the revenue and tax efficien...
6 December 2013
Working Paper