Keyword: Commodity prices

Competition policy and regulation in digital markets
A 1-day ERSA workshop took place on 30th September  2022 in Stellen...
Published: 23 June 2022
Zubair Patel, Yegnanew Shiferaw, Wihan Marais, Wawa Nkosi, Prince Changole, Petrus Potgieter, Paul Dunn, Megan Friday, Lukasz Grzybowski, Julius Nyamwena, Jan-Louis van Tonder, Grace Nsomba, Elvis K. Avenyo, Dumakude Nxumalo, Alexander Zimper
Isaah Mhlanga on permanent spending habits: what to listen for while politicians campaign
It is not often that a country has an opportunity to allocate windf...
Published: 30 April 2021
Isaah Mhlanga
Income convergence in Southern Africa: A non-linear time-varying coefficients framework
This article investigated income per capita convergence in the Sout...
Published: 14 April 2021
Ntokozo P. Nzimande
Working Paper
Understanding the behaviour of house prices and household income per capita in South Af...
Homeownership by the lower and middle-income households is crucial ...
Published: 29 March 2021
Pieter Opperman, Anthanasius F. Tita
Working Paper
Time consistency and economic growth: A case study of South African macroeconomic policy
The numerous diagnostic studies and policy recommendations that exi...
Published: 30 November 2020
Konstantin Makrelov, David Faulkner, Christopher Loewald
Working Paper
Does Child Support Grant incentivise childbirth in South Africa?
We consider the perverse incentive that can be created for poor hou...
Published: 30 September 2020
Umakrishnan Kollamparambil, Adeola Oyenubi
Working Paper
The effects of price and non-price policies on cigarette consumption in South Africa
The health consequences of smoking are serious and have been freque...
Published: 3 October 2019
Ernest N. Tingum, Noreen Mdege, Alfred K. Mukong
Working Paper
Monetary policy in a model with commodity and financial market research brief
Uncovering the key drivers of business cycles of commodity exportin...
Published: 2 July 2019
Vo Phuong Mai Le, Ruthira Naraidoo
Policy Brief
Monetary policy in a model with commodity and financial market
This paper builds a small open economy model for a net commodity ex...
Published: 14 May 2019
Vo Phuong Mai Le, Ruthira Naraidoo
Working Paper
‘The Prince and the Pauper’: The effect of inherited-wealth status on productivity in t...
This experiment contributes to the developing literature on the rel...
Published: 22 January 2019
Dr Sofia Monteiro, Patrizio Piraino, Justine Burns
Policy Brief
The Demand for Cigarettes: New Evidence from South Africa
This paper provides an extensive analysis of the demand for cigaret...
Published: 15 May 2018
Alfred K. Mukong, Ernest N. Tingum
Working Paper
Measuring the Financial Cycle in South Africa
We measure the financial cycle in South Africa using three differen...
Published: 2 March 2018
Esti Kemp, Greg Farrell
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
Modeste Some, Eric Schaling, Alain Kabundi
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
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
Price-setting Behavior and Competition in Developing Countries: An Analysis of Retail O...
We study the relationship between price-setting behavior and the de...
Published: 14 December 2015
Mamello A. Nchake, Lawrence Edwards, Asha Sundaram
Working Paper
The Economic Value of Mountain Biking in the Baviaanskloof Mega Reserve, Eastern Cape, ...
This paper reports the first formal non-market valuation of mountai...
Published: 11 September 2015
Mario du Preez, Deborah E. Lee
Working Paper
Measuring Core Inflation in South Africa
Measures of core inflation convey critical information about an eco...
Published: 24 February 2015
Stan Du Plessis, Kevin Kotze, Gideon Du Rand
Working Paper
A Disaggregated Analysis of Product Price Integration in the Southern African Developme...
Integrated product markets are characterised by the absence of (or ...
Published: 17 February 2014
Asha Sundaram, Neil Balchin, Lawrence Edwards
Policy Brief
Municipal assessments versus actual sales price information in hedonic price studies: A...
In most hedonic price model studies, the actual sales price of a pr...
Published: 22 January 2014
Michael C. Sale, Mario du Preez
Policy Brief
Nonparametric estimation of a hedonic price model: A South African case study
Parametric regression models of hedonic price functions suffer from...
Published: 11 October 2013
Michael C. Sale, Mario du Preez, Deborah E. Lee
Working Paper
International Trade and Labour Demand Elasticities: Is there Any Empirical Evidence fro...
There are various pathways through which the impact of trade openne...
Published: 29 July 2013
Abdulkader C. Mahomedy
Working Paper
Speculative Trade Equilibria with Incorrect Price Anticipations
This paper introduces an equilibrium concept for boundedly rational...
Published: 16 July 2013
Alexander Zimper
Working Paper
Pricing of National Park Visits in Kenya: The Case of Lake Nakuru National Park
This study analyses the factors influencing pricing of National Par...
Published: 12 July 2013
Peter Chacha, Edwin Muchapondwa, Daniel Abala, Anthony Wambugu
Working Paper
Is Africa Integrating? Evidence from Product Markets
Integration into the global trading environment is viewed as a key ...
Published: 26 September 2012
Neil Rankin, Lawrence Edwards
Working Paper
Determining the impact of low-cost housing development on nearby property prices using ...
This paper presents an application of the conditional logit model t...
Published: 25 September 2012
Michael C. Sale, Mario du Preez
Working Paper
The impact of social housing developments on nearby property prices: A Nelson Mandela B...
Social housing projects often face substantial “Not-in-my-backyard”...
Published: 25 September 2012
Michael C. Sale, Mario du Preez
Working Paper

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