Keyword: Inflation

Bradley Kent on SA's S&P Credit Rating 2023
ERSA’s own Bradley Kent chats to Hot102.7 FM’s Hot Busi...
Published: 21 November 2023
Hot102.7 FM
The South African sovereign term premium and its drivers
Discussion Document 15 South Africa’s sovereign yield curve is one ...
Published: 15 November 2023
Discussion Document
Request for Proposals: Back to inflation
Back to inflation In the wake of the global financial crisis (GFC),...
Published: 6 November 2023
Call for Work
What do we expect from the MTBPS?
Prior to last year’s Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) th...
Published: 27 October 2023
Presentation: The consumer price effects of specific trade policy restrictions in South...
Since 2010, various trade measures have been imposed to protect Sou...
Published: 20 July 2023
Workshop Presentation
Presentation: Tariffs on basic foods: Evolution and impacts
Since 2010, various trade measures have been imposed to protect Sou...
Published: 20 July 2023
Workshop Presentation
Trade policy: Clipping South Africa’s wings
Since 2010, various trade measures have been imposed to protect Sou...
Event: 19 July 2023
Published: 27 June 2023
Import tariff pass-through effect and the spatial distribution of domestic consumer go...
The study of import tariffs pass-through has been observed to be cr...
Published: 28 August 2022
Working Paper
Tough choices will remain for SA when unearned respite fades
SA has been a relatively good story in the emerging-market world si...
Published: 16 May 2022
Business Day
Big data forecasting of South African inflation
We investigate whether the use of machine learning techniques and b...
Published: 25 February 2022
Working Paper
Isaah Mhlanga on a positive MTBPS: getting to know Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana
After our new Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana delivered his first...
Published: 12 November 2021
Prof Nicola Viegi on evaluating the near future of monetary policy in SA: Sailing into ...
Only three times in the last century has monetary policy been re-ev...
Published: 1 July 2021
Part 1: Monetary policy and Covid-19 in South Africa
The discussion is based on Sailing into the Wind: evaluating the (n...
Published: 1 July 2021
Sailing into the Wind: evaluating the (near) future of Monetary Policy in South Africa
Policy Paper 25 This paper evaluates the main challenges facing Sou...
Published: 9 April 2021
Policy Paper
Dr Chris Loewald on Lockdown Learnings: monetary policy leeway during a pandemic
Shortly after the October MPR, ERSA’s host sat down with Dr Chris L...
Published: 16 October 2020
Part 2: Financing the budget in the post-Corona world
Matthew delves into what financing the budget deficit in the post-C...
Published: 26 August 2020
Monetary policy and inequality
South Africa is one of the most unequal countries in the world and ...
Published: 30 July 2020
Policy Brief
Dr David Fowkes on QE and central bank balance sheet policies: Does South Africa have ‘...
Shortly after the Governor of the SARB gave his speech about the fu...
Published: 26 June 2020
Prof Johannes W. Fedderke on the South African – US sovereign bond spread: how is this ...
In this podcast, Prof. Johannes W. Fedderke, the Director of ERSA s...
Published: 29 May 2020
Chris Loewald on the Monetary Policy response to the Coronavirus pandemic in South Afri...
Amidst the Coronavirus Pandemic and an economic downgrade, we speak...
Published: 8 April 2020
Policy regime changes and central bank prefernces
This paper establishes whether central bank preferences are related...
Published: 2 July 2018
Working Paper
The Reaction of Inflation to Macroeconomic Shocks: The Case of Zimbabwe (2009 – 2012)
This paper empirically investigates the reaction of inflation to ma...
Published: 1 September 2017
Working Paper
What price level data tells us about consumer price rigidity in Zimbabwe: Evidence from...
Sometimes countries adopt new currencies which are not their own as...
Published: 18 October 2016
Policy Brief
Inflation dynamics in a dollarised economy: the case for Zimbabwe
The rapid and sustained loss in value of the Zimbabwean dollar, whi...
Published: 11 October 2016
Policy Brief
Estimating a Philipps Curve for South Africa: A Bounded Random Walk Approach
Introduction The Phillips curve depicts the relationship between cu...
Published: 24 May 2016
Policy Brief
Inflation Dynamics in a Dollarised Economy: The Case of Zimbabwe
This paper explores the dynamics of inflation in the dollarised Zim...
Published: 19 May 2016
Working Paper
Inflation in South Africa: An Assessment of Alternative Inflation Models
We consider the relative empirical performance of a range of inflat...
Published: 5 April 2016
Working Paper
An analysis of the accuracy of South Africa's inflation figures since 1922
This paper assesses the accuracy of South African inflation data si...
Published: 26 October 2015
Working Paper
Inflation, growth and employment in South Africa: Trends and trade-offs
It is often publicly contended that overly strict application of in...
Published: 14 September 2015
Working Paper
Financial sector development and threshold effect of inflation in ECOWAS and SADC: A Pa...
The financial sector of an economy is now widely agreed to constitu...
Published: 27 August 2015
Working Paper
Financial sector development, inflation and openness: A comparative panel study of ECOW...
This paper provides an empirical analysis of the comparative study ...
Published: 30 June 2015
Working Paper
Macroeconomic Uncertainty in South Africa
This paper develops a new index of economic uncertainty for South A...
Published: 17 March 2015
Working Paper
Optimal Monetary Policy with Learning by Doing
I study the implications of learning by doing in production for opt...
Published: 15 January 2015
Working Paper
Price setting behaviour in Lesotho: Stylised facts from consumer retail prices
This paper documents some of the main features of price setting beh...
Published: 5 February 2014
Working Paper
Inflation and Economic Growth: Evidence from the Southern African Development Countries
In this paper we investigate the role of inflation rates in determi...
Published: 10 January 2014
Working Paper
Inflation and Economic Growth in the SADC: Some Panel Time-Series Evidence
In this paper we investigate the role of inflation rates in determi...
Published: 10 January 2014
Working Paper

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