Keyword: Africa

Assessing the Impact of Environmental Policies on South African Trade
Discussion Document 16 South Africa’s economy is highly reliant ...
Published: 30 January 2024
Gracelin Baskaran
Discussion Document
African Economic History Network Meeting
The programme contains two keynotes and over twenty parallel sessio...
Published: 23 November 2023
Carolyn Chisadza
Call for Application: An ERSA Research Workshop: Longitudinal Data in African History
The study of African economic history has reached a tipping point. ...
Published: 22 June 2023
Call for Application
Monitoring South Africa’s metropolitan economies: A survey of the data landscape
Discussion Document 13 Disparities in data across different metropo...
Published: 22 May 2023
Dieter von Fintel
Discussion Document
Cities, productivity and Jobs in SA: Problems and potential
Discussion Document 12 Cities contribute to national prosperity bec...
Published: 22 May 2023
Ivan Turok, Justin Visagie
Discussion Document
Place-based economic policies: international lessons for South Africa
Discussion Document 11 Place-based policies are designed to support...
Published: 22 May 2023
Harris Selod, Claus Rabe
Discussion Document
Crime: A policy-oriented survey
Discussion Document 9 South Africa has a reputation for having high...
Published: 22 May 2023
Sebastian Galiani
Discussion Document
Can we shield South Africa from climate change?
The country could become an apocalyptic wasteland if it fails to ta...
Published: 10 March 2023
Claire Bisseker
Business Live
Foresight Africa 2023: Presentation
Brookings Institution’s Flagship Foresight Africa 2023 was wr...
Published: 2 March 2023
Aloysius Uche Ordu
Workshop Presentation
CVM3 Regional Workshop Presentation: Southern Africa
Global temperatures have already increased by 1.1°C relative to pre...
Published: 22 February 2023
Brent Cloete
Workshop Presentation
Foresight Africa 2023: A Southern African Perspective
Please join the Brookings Institution and Economics Research Southe...
Published: 14 February 2023
Haroon Bhorat, Matthew Simmonds, Mamokete Lijane, Will Pearson, Aloysius Uche Ordu, Gracelin Baskaran
Climate Vulnerability of Southern Africa
Occasional Paper 03 Global temperatures have already increased by 1...
Published: 7 February 2023
Brent Cloete
Occasional Paper
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
Haroon Bhorat, Everisto Mugocha
Working Paper
The long-term effects of early-life exposure to weather shocks: Evidence from Tanzania
We examine whether early-life exposure to rainfall shocks has a lon...
Published: 29 April 2022
Ermias G. Weldesenbet
Working Paper
Revisiting the accuracy of inflation forecasts in Nigeria: The oil price-exchange rate-...
Motivated by the distinctive paradoxical nature of the Nigerian eco...
Published: 8 March 2022
Yusuf Yakubua, Ojo Adelakun, Kazeem Isah, Elias Udeaja, Abdulkader C. Mahomedy
Working Paper
Dr Matthew Stern on understanding South Africa’s trade policy and performance
An issue often overlooked in many discussions is that of exports an...
Published: 5 August 2021
Matthew Stern
Part 3: International perspectives and South Africa’s trade policy
The discussion is based on two papers: Covid-19 and Lockdown Polici...
Published: 29 July 2021
Sherman Robinson, Montford Mlachila, Matthew Simmonds, Marianne Matthee, Matthew Stern
Differential corporate taxation and inter-asset investment distortions in South Africa
South Africa has since the 1990’s actively reformed its corpo...
Published: 18 June 2021
Mashekwa Maboshe, Matthew Stern, Yash Ramkolowan
Working Paper
Corporate taxation and firm-level investment in South Africa
This paper investigates the responsiveness of firm-level investment...
Published: 15 June 2021
Mashekwa Maboshe
Working Paper
‘Learning to export’ and ‘learning to innovate’: Revisiting the relationship between in...
This paper examines the relationship between innovation and export ...
Published: 10 May 2021
Fiona Tregenna, Elvis K. Avenyo, Kwanele Ngwadleka
Working Paper
Financial development and income inequality: a nonlinear econometric analysis of 21 Afr...
A panel data analysis of financial inequality was conducted using t...
Published: 15 February 2021
Lindokuhle T. Zungu, Lorraine Greyling
Working Paper
The effect of colonial and pre-colonial institutions on contemporary education in Africa
This paper argues that contrary to previous findings, present-day e...
Published: 1 February 2021
Matthew W. Clance, Leoné Walters, Carolyn Chisadza
Working Paper
The transmission of monetary policy via the banks' balance sheet - does bank size matter?
We study the credit channel of monetary policy in South Africa betw...
Published: 29 January 2021
Tumisang Loate, Nicola Viegi
Working Paper
Dr Biniam Bedasso on immigration and political preferences in South Africa: how has vot...
During the past week the buzz word has been ‘voting’, given the nai...
Published: 13 November 2020
Biniam E. Bedasso
The time-varying elasticity of South African electricity demand: 1980–2018
This study estimates the price and income elasticity coefficients o...
Published: 5 November 2020
Kabelo Masike, Cobus Vermeulen
Working Paper
The impact of AGOA on export flows from sub-Saharan Africa: A dynamic system GMM analysis
This study seeks to understand the relationship between the United ...
Published: 6 October 2020
Paul Alagidede, Oro Ufuo
Working Paper
Group identity in fairness decisions: discrimination or inequality aversion?
Policy Paper 24 This paper investigates issues of decision time and...
Published: 30 September 2020
Eleni Yitbarek, Carolyn Chisadza, Nicky Nicholls
Policy Paper
Emergent large traders in smallholder grain markets and their role in enhancing adoptio...
Pervasive threats of climate change and land degradation have compo...
Published: 10 March 2020
Thomas S. Jayne, Milu Muyanga, Martine Visser, Chalmers Mulwa
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
Matthew W. Clance, Yoseph Y. Getachew, Manoel Bittencourt
Working Paper
Adapting Herzberg: Predicting attendees' satisfaction and intention to re-visit a festi...
This study adapts Herzberg’s two-factor theory to investigate...
Published: 3 October 2019
Tembi M. Tichaawa, Love O. Idahosa
Working Paper
Farm diversification and climate change: implications for food security in Northern Nam...
Limited non-farm opportunities in the rural areas of the developing...
Published: 2 October 2019
Martine Visser, Chalmers Mulwa
Policy Brief
A New Keynesian DSGE model for low income economies with foreign exchange constraints
The existing literature is clear that low income economies tend to ...
Published: 23 September 2019
Bertha C. Bangara
Working Paper
Adapting Herzberg: Predicting attendees’ satisfaction and intention to re-visit a local...
Globally, the tourism sector has been identified as crucial to atta...
Published: 17 September 2019
Tembi M. Tichaawa, Love O. Idahosa
Policy Brief
Who benefits from being self-employed in urban Ghana?
The income gap between the self-employed and wage earners is of int...
Published: 21 May 2019
Adeola Oyenubi
Policy Brief
Fiscal policy and adjustment in a foreign exchange constrained economy: Evidence from M...
Most of the recent literature analysing the adjustments of macroeco...
Published: 5 April 2019
Bertha C. Bangara, Amos C. Peters
Policy Brief
Market Potential, Agglomeration Effects and the Location of French Firms in Africa
This paper informs the debate on the existence of agglomeration eff...
Published: 12 March 2019
Alain P. Bala, Baraka Nafari, Michel Tenikue
Working Paper

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