Keyword: political economy

3rd University of Pretoria-Stellenbosch PhD Workshop
Background and Objective: The Third University of Pretoria-Stellenb...
Submit paper: 1 June 2023
Published: 9 May 2023
Characteristics of the South African retirement fund industry
Using administrative data, we examine three characteristics of the ...
Published: 11 September 2022
Working Paper
Structural Constraints on the Economcy, Growth and Political Economy Webinar
Monday 14 February 2022, Pascual Restrepo (Boston University), R...
Published: 8 February 2022
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
Part 4: Towards a fiscal policy that supports economic recovery while achieving sustain...
Drawing on the discussions in the previous 3 sessions, session 4 wi...
Published: 7 September 2020
Part 3: The role of fiscal policy in the post-Corona economic recovery
South Africa has a comparably large government sector, and the choi...
Published: 28 August 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
The political economy of palm oil expansion and deforestation in Indonesia
This paper studies the interactions between political and economic ...
Published: 20 July 2020
Working Paper
Late colonial antecedents of modern democracy
Some of the most contested questions in political science and polit...
Published: 3 July 2020
Working Paper
CANCELLED: 'Structural Constraints on the Economy, Growth and Political Economy'
***Keynote Speaker*** Kenneth Scheve (Stanford) The second Economi...
Submit paper: 21 February 2020
Published: 26 November 2019
Annual Economic Research Southern Africa Workshop on ‘Structural Constraints on the Eco...
Keynote Speakers: Axel Dreher from Heidelberg University James Rob...
Published: 16 July 2019
Unfulfilled expectations and the emergence of the EFF
Populism in politics is not a new phenomenon. It has been present f...
Published: 10 July 2018
Policy Brief
Evolution and measurement of formal institutions in Cote D’Ivoire
This study analyzes the evolution of institutions in Côte d’Ivoire ...
Published: 23 May 2018
Working Paper
The measurement of institutions and instability in Democratic Republic of Congo, 1880-2010
This paper introduces a new database for Property Rights, Political...
Published: 24 April 2018
Policy Brief
Unfulfilled Expectations and Populist Politics: Examining the Emergence of the EFF in S...
The last decade has seen the resurgence of populism with South Afri...
Published: 3 January 2018
Working Paper
Evolution of institutions in Ghana and implications for economic growth
This report discusses the evolution of institutions and compares th...
Published: 8 September 2017
Working Paper
The impact of multinational enterprises on public governance institutions in areas of l...
We explore the interaction between Multinational Enterprises (MNEs)...
Published: 16 August 2017
Policy Brief
Measuring institutions during and after colonisation in Senegal (1819-2010)
Most of the widely used indicators of institutions have been critic...
Published: 2 August 2017
Working Paper
Human capital inequality and electoral outcomes in South Africa
This paper examines the nature and evolution of horizontal and vert...
Published: 6 February 2017
Working Paper
The Third ERSA Political Economy Workshop
Economic Research Southern Africa (ERSA) and the Institutions and P...
Published: 1 December 2015
The Impact of Political Competition on Economic Growth: Evidence from Municipalities in...
This paper examines the impact of political competition on economic...
Published: 17 June 2015
Policy Brief
Programmatic Procurement: A Political Economy Review of the Transnet Freight Rail Compe...
Public procurement policies in a nation such as South Africa do not...
Published: 9 June 2015
Policy Brief
Does Massive Research Funding Work?: Lessons from South Africa
Does research output increase significantly when funding allocation...
Published: 14 April 2015
Policy Brief
An economic model of the apartheid state
Rather than a rigid racial ideology, it is argued that South Africa...
Published: 18 August 2014
Working Paper
Political Economy/Public Choice Economics
CALL FOR PAPERS The twentieth anniversary of the transition to demo...
Published: 25 March 2014
Call for Papers
The Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade and Local Political Fragmentation in Africa
I examine the possibility that the trans-Atlantic slave trades infl...
Published: 14 January 2014
Working Paper
Alternative indices of political freedoms, property rights, and political instability f...
This paper presents new institutional measures for Zambia. Coverage...
Published: 23 September 2012
Working Paper
Democracy, Populism and Hyperinflation(s): Some Evidence from Latin America
We test for the populist view of inflation in Latin America between...
Published: 22 September 2012
Working Paper
The politics of state, society and economy
Policy Paper (Interest) 06 The article takes issue with the way in ...
Published: 27 September 2001
Policy Paper

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