JEL code: N37

Impact of technological progress on carbon emissions in different country income groups
This study examines the complex relationship between carbon emissio...
Published: 23 March 2021
Working Paper
Health inequality and the 1918 Influenza in South Africa
The 1918 influenza – the Spanish flu – killed an estimated 6% of Sout...
Published: 8 February 2021
Working Paper
Trade Openness and Fertility Rates in Africa: Panel Data Evidence
We study the effect of trade openness on fertility rates in fifty A...
Published: 13 January 2020
Working Paper
Black living standards in South Africa before democracy: New evidence from heights
Very little income or wage data was systematically recorded on the ...
Published: 23 February 2017
Working Paper
Intergenerational mobility during industrial take-off
Using a novel dataset of genealogical records, we make the first at...
Published: 9 November 2016
Policy Brief
Why local context matters: de jure and de facto property rights in colonial South Africa
For economic transactions, including debt transactions, to occur in...
Published: 12 July 2016
Working Paper
Social mobility during South Africa’s industrial take-off
In the absence of historical income or education data, the change i...
Published: 22 June 2016
Working Paper
User Fee Abolition in South Africa: 1994 and 1996
In addition to birthing a new Democracy, 1994 was the beginning of ...
Published: 7 April 2015
Policy Brief