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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
Climate Vulnerability of Southern Africa
Occasional Paper 03 Global temperatures have already increased by 1...
Published: 7 February 2023
Brent Cloete
Occasional Paper
Dr Channing Arndt on Building back fairer from the Covid-19 Pandemic in South Africa
Post-pandemic, South Africa’s economy finds itself in a constrained...
Published: 19 November 2021
Margaux Giannaros, Channing Arndt
Part 4: Building back for a sustainable future
The discussion is based on two papers: “Building back fairer ...
Published: 10 November 2021
Witness Simbanegavi, Matthew Simmonds, IFPRI, GIZ, ERSA, Channing Arndt
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
Dr Rossouw van Jaarsveld on developing a forex network model: how to highlight risk tra...
Have you ever wondered how sensitive the South African Rand is to s...
Published: 7 May 2021
Rossouw van Jaarsveld
The South African - United States Sovereign Bond Spread and its Association with Macroe...
The yield spread of South African to United States 10 year governme...
Published: 18 August 2020
Johannes W. Fedderke
Working Paper
Consumer Preferences for Genetically Modified Organisms in Cape Town: A Choice Experime...
This paper reports a study done on Cape Town consumers, with the ai...
Published: 31 July 2020
Herbert Ntuli, Benjamin Dovey
Working Paper
Prof. Johanne Fedderke on the differential impact of the Coronavirus as of end of March...
Professor Johannes W. Fedderke, the Director of ERSA speaks to our ...
Published: 8 April 2020
Johannes W. Fedderke
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
Risk Preferences and the Impact of Credit and Insurance on Farm Technology Uptake
We use a series of credit and insurance simulation games to test th...
Published: 27 March 2019
Martine Visser, Kerri Brick, Hafsah Jumare
Working Paper
Risk Preferences and the Poverty Trap: A Look at Technology Uptake amongst Smallholder ...
A number of studies suggest the risk preference of low income indiv...
Published: 9 January 2018
Martine Visser, Kerri Brick, Hafsah Jumare
Working Paper
The Competitive Status of the South African Wheat Industry
This article investigates the competitiveness of the South African ...
Published: 12 April 2017
Philippus. C. Cloete, Johannes D. van der Merwe, Herman D. van Schalkwyk, Ewert P. J. Kleynhans
Working Paper
Can social grants promote small-scale farming to improve food security?
Public expenditure on South Africa’s cash transfer (or social grant...
Published: 28 March 2017
Louw Pienaar, Dieter von Fintel
Policy Brief
Climate change and Agriculture: What is the Role of Wildlife in adaptation in South Afr...
Climate change poses a serious problem to agriculture sector especi...
Published: 7 June 2016
Jackson Otieno, Edwin Muchapondwa
Policy Brief
Alternative Strategies for Public Debt Issuance in Zimbabwe: Is there a Trade off?
Introduction As part of managing a debt portfolio, debt managers fa...
Published: 4 May 2016
Pierre Le Roux, Nebson Mupunga
Policy Brief
Agriculture and adaptation to climate change: The role of wildlife ranching in South Af...
In this paper, we explored the role of wildlife in adaptation to cl...
Published: 17 February 2016
Jackson Otieno, Edwin Muchapondwa
Working Paper
Simulation Analysis of Alternative Strategies for Public Debt Issuance in Zimbabwe: Is ...
This paper discusses the simulation analysis of alternative public ...
Published: 12 February 2016
Pierre Le Roux, Nebson Mupunga
Working Paper
Gender Differences in Climate Change Risk, Food Security and Adaptation: A Study of Rur...
Climate and weather variability in sub-Saharan Africa disproportion...
Published: 9 September 2015
M. Collinson, Wayne Twine, Martine Visser, L. Hunter, Byela Tibesigwa
Working Paper
Vulnerability to climatic variability: An assessment of drought prevalence on water res...
The volatile changes in climate are increasingly becoming a threat ...
Published: 28 August 2015
Nicholas Kilimani
Working Paper
Investigating the Sensitivity of Household Food Security to Agriculture-related Shocks ...
Resource-poor rural South Africa is characterised by high human den...
Published: 6 October 2014
Wayne Twine, Martine Visser, Byela Tibesigwa
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
Chris van Heerden, Frans Dreyer, Susari Geldenhuys
Working Paper
Profiling Sectoral Risks of Foreign Direct Investment in Africa
Despite Africa’s exceptional FDI performance during the past decade...
Published: 31 January 2014
Zahné Coetzee, Henri Bezuidenhout, Carike Claassen
Working Paper
Risk Preferences and Environmental Uncertainty: Implications for Crop Diversification D...
To the extent that diversifying income portfolio is used as a strat...
Published: 7 January 2013
Mare Sarr, Mintewab Bezabih
Working Paper
Analysis of the plastic-bag Levy in South Africa
Policy Paper 18 Policy makers in many countries have perceived plas...
Published: 3 October 2012
Anthony Leiman, Martine Visser, Johane Dikgang
Policy Paper
Adaptation to climate change by smallholder farmers in Tanzania
In Sub-Saharan Africa, climate change is set to hit the agricultura...
Published: 26 September 2012
Edwin Muchapondwa, Coretha Komba
Working Paper
A theory of colonial goverance
This paper considers conditions of optimality in a co-optive strate...
Published: 22 September 2012
Johannes W. Fedderke, Julius A. Agbor, Nicola Viegi
Working Paper
Can the restrictive harvest period policy conserve mopane worms in Southern Africa? A b...
Imbrasia Belina also known as the mopane worm, like other edible in...
Published: 20 September 2012
Wisdom Akpalu, Precious Zikhali, Edwin Muchapondwa
Working Paper
A Theoretically Defensible Measure of Risk: Using Financial Market Data from a Middle I...
While economic theory assumes that risk is of central importance in...
Published: 20 September 2012
Johannes W. Fedderke, Neryvia Pillay Bell
Working Paper
Deriving a theoretically defensible measure of risk
According to economic theory, risk is a central consideration in fi...
Published: 27 September 2009
Johannes W. Fedderke, Neryvia Pillay Bell
Policy Brief
Market Regulation and Agricultural development
Policy Paper (Interest) 10 Those analysts who favour deregulation i...
Published: 27 September 2001
Policy Paper

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