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South Africa’s future will be decided in our cities
Discussion Document 14 South Africa’s cities face multiple, overlap...
Published: 23 June 2023
Discussion Document
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
Podcast
Addressing low labour utilisation in South Africa
Policy Paper 27 South Africa’s stubbornly low labour utilisation ra...
Published: 28 June 2021
Policy Paper
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
Isaah Mhlanga on SA’s Budget Speech: adopting a business-friendly approach
After the challenges raised by Covid-19 and the increasing risks co...
Published: 5 March 2021
Podcast
Dr Filippo Taddei on Structural Reforms in Italy: what can South Africa learn?
After its sovereign debt crisis in 2011, Italy experienced its wors...
Published: 9 December 2020
Podcast
Policy Bulletin 03: Macroeconomic policy options for a savings constrained economy: the...
Economic growth requires delivering a credible fiscal consolidation...
Published: 1 July 2020
Policy Bulletin
Efficiency in South African water utilities: a comparison of estimates from DEA, SFA an...
Climate change has brought renewed and increasing attention to the ...
Published: 11 April 2019
Policy Brief
Effect of Financial Development on Economic Growth in sub–Saharan Africa: Does Sectoral...
This paper examines the overall economic growth effect when the gro...
Published: 11 July 2018
Working Paper
Capturing the Black Swan: Scenario-Based Asset Allocation with Fat Tails and Non-Linear...
This paper highlights the shortfalls of Modern Portfolio Theory (MP...
Published: 1 August 2017
Working Paper
Information Contagion and Systemic Risk
We examine the effect of ex-post information contagion on the ex-an...
Published: 12 June 2017
Working Paper
Diversification measures and the optimal number of Stocks in a portfolio: An informatio...
This paper provides a plausible explanation for why the optimum num...
Published: 16 February 2017
Working Paper
Regionalization versus Internationalization of African Stock Markets: A frequency-time ...
This paper examines regional and global co-movemnt of Africa’s stoc...
Published: 14 October 2016
Policy Brief
The influence of financial market development on economic growth in BRICS countries
The debate about the influence of financial market development on e...
Published: 27 July 2016
Policy Brief
Bilateral Investment Treaties and Investor State Disputes
Bilateral Investment treaties have been a source of political contr...
Published: 16 March 2016
Working Paper
Global commodities and African stocks: insights for hedging and diversification strategies
Owing to frequent fluctuations in global markets, diversifying acro...
Published: 15 December 2015
Policy Brief
The Impact of the Dividend Tax in South Africa: A Dynamic CGE Model Analysis
This paper analyses the economy-wide impact of the dividend tax (DT...
Published: 3 September 2015
Working Paper
Art investment as a portfolio diversification strategy in South Africa
Art has been suggested as a good way to diversify investment portfo...
Published: 21 August 2015
Working Paper
Debt must be invested, not consumed
We look at recent trends in debt, government consumption and invest...
Published: 4 August 2015
Policy Brief
A Panel Ordered Response Model for Sovereign Credit ratings in Africa
In recent times there has been an increased focus on the myriad inv...
Published: 26 September 2014
Working Paper
A Network Analysis of the Evolution of the German Interbank Market
In this paper, we report a descriptive investigation of the structu...
Published: 10 September 2014
Working Paper
Timing a Hedge Decision: The Development of a Composite Technical Indicator for White M...
South African white maize is considered to be significantly more vo...
Published: 26 February 2014
Working Paper
On the impossibility of insider trade in rational expectations equilibria
Existing no trade results are based on the common prior assumption ...
Published: 12 December 2013
Working Paper
Kalman Filtering and Online Learning Algorithms for Portfolio Selection
This paper proposes a new online learning algorithms for portfolio ...
Published: 28 November 2013
Working Paper
Short Run Underpricing of Initial Public Offering (IPOs) in the Johannesburg Stock Exch...
Working paper 344 The underpricing of initial public offerings (IPO...
Published: 23 April 2013
Journal Publication
Institutional dynamics and capital accumulation: Evidence from Namibia and Tanzania
The purpose of this study is to examine the impact of institutions ...
Published: 7 December 2012
Working Paper
A decision-theoretic model of asset-price underreaction and overreaction to dividend news
We combine new developments in decision theory with a standard cons...
Published: 26 September 2012
Working Paper
“Global since Gold” The Globalisation of Conglomerates: Explaining the Experience from ...
The internationalisation of enterprises is one of the essential way...
Published: 25 September 2012
Working Paper
Aftercare of inward foreign direct investment: A case study of South Africa
Attraction of new inward foreign direct investment (FDI) globally, ...
Published: 23 September 2012
Working Paper
The South African Phillips Curve: How Applicable is the Gordon Model?
Is there a Phillips curve relationship present in South Africa and ...
Published: 19 September 2012
Working Paper
Arbitrage, Cointegration and Efficiency in Financial Markets in the Presence of Financi...
The authors gratefully acknowledge the assistance of Genesis Analyt...
Published: 27 September 2001
Working Paper

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