Keyword: Consumer Behavior

Advanced Panel Data Econometrics Course
The objective of this course is to discuss the salient issues in th...
Course
Demographic changes and asset prices in an overlapping generations model
Working Paper 884 We examine the effect of demographic shifts on as...
Ghislain H. Demeze-Jouatsa, Frank Riedel, Beatrice D. Simo-Kengne
Working Paper
Sanctioned quotas vs information provisioning for community wildlife conservation in Zi...
We investigate the behavioural responses of resource users to polic...
Anne-Sophie Crépin, Herbert Ntuli, Edwin Muchapondwa, Caroline Schill
Journal Publication
Competition policy and regulation in digital markets
A 1-day ERSA workshop took place on 30th September  2022 in Stellen...
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
Workshop
Deposit Insurance and Depositor Behavior: Evidence from Colombia
Abstract: We exploit an unexpected increase in the Colombian insura...
Nicola Limodio
Webinar
Contagion across financial markets during COVID-19: A look at volatility spillovers bet...
The onset of the novel coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) and previous...
Reneé van Eyden, Goodness C. Aye, Chevaughn van der Westhuizen
Working Paper
Isaah Mhlanga on a positive MTBPS: getting to know Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana
After our new Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana delivered his first...
Isaah Mhlanga
Podcast
Bridging the Divide Online Course: Fundamentals of Effective Communication
This course will comprise four sessions as follows: Sessions 1 and ...
ERSA
BTD Online Course
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...
Isaah Mhlanga
Podcast
Isaah Mhlanga on SA’s Budget Speech: adopting a business-friendly approach
After the challenges raised by Covid-19 and the increasing risks co...
Isaah Mhlanga
Podcast
Indebted Demand by Amir Sufi
The topic for the third virtual meeting is ‘Indebted Demand&#...
Amir Sufi
Webinar
Dr Chris Loewald on Lockdown Learnings: monetary policy leeway during a pandemic
Shortly after the October MPR, ERSA’s host sat down with Dr Chris L...
Podcast
Isaah Mhlanga on why South Africa’s unemployment rate went down this Covid-Quarter
In this podcast, ERSA’s host speaks to Isaah Mhlanga, a Chief Econo...
Isaah Mhlanga
Podcast
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...
Johannes W. Fedderke
Working Paper
Late colonial antecedents of modern democracy
Some of the most contested questions in political science and polit...
Martin Rode, Christian Bjørnskov
Working Paper
The Effect of Tobacco and Alcohol Control Policies on Household Spending Patterns in Ke...
This paper examines the effect of tobacco and alcohol control polic...
Abel O. Nyagwachi, Grieve Chelwa, Corné van Walbeek
Working Paper
Missing boys: Explaining South Africa’s unbalanced sex ratio, 1894-2011
At the beginning of the twentieth century the sex ratio for South A...
Johan Fourie, Francisco J. Marco-Gracia
Working Paper
The effects of presentation formats in choice experiments
Although stated-preference surveys take various forms, the use of e...
Johane Dikgang, Genius Murwirapachena
Policy Brief
Adapting Herzberg: Predicting attendees' satisfaction and intention to re-visit a festi...
This study adapts Herzberg’s two-factor theory to investigate...
Tembi M. Tichaawa, Love O. Idahosa
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...
Ernest N. Tingum, Noreen Mdege, Alfred K. Mukong
Working Paper
The effect of price and non-price policies on cigarette consumption in South Africa
The health consequences of smoking are quite enormous and have been...
Ernest N. Tingum, Noreen Mdege, Alfred K. Mukong
Policy Brief
Skills, employment, strong local institutions and good relationships between people and...
Subsistence poaching can severely threaten biodiversity and communi...
Herbert Ntuli, Edwin Muchapondwa, Amanda Linell, Aksel Sundström, Sverker C. Jagers, Martin Sjöstedt
Policy Brief
Adapting Herzberg: Predicting attendees’ satisfaction and intention to re-visit a local...
Globally, the tourism sector has been identified as crucial to atta...
Tembi M. Tichaawa, Love O. Idahosa
Policy Brief
Benefits of regulation vs. competition where inequality is high: The case of mobile tel...
South Africa is the most unequal country in the world, with a Gini ...
Ryan Hawthrone, Lukasz Grzybowski
Policy Brief
Benefits of regulation vs competition where inequality is high: The case of mobile tele...
We test for the distributional effects of regulation and entry in t...
Ryan Hawthrone, Lukasz Grzybowski
Working Paper
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...
Martine Visser, Kerri Brick, Hafsah Jumare
Working Paper
Motivating teachers in rural Zambia using a monetary incentive
Like many developing countries, the achievement gap between rural a...
Miquel Pellicer, Mashekwa Maboshe, Grieve Chelwa
Policy Brief
‘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...
Dr Sofia Monteiro, Patrizio Piraino, Justine Burns
Policy Brief
Regional disparities in income-independent quality of life in South African municipalit...
Background: Since 1994, the South African government has introduced...
Talita Dalton-Greyling, Stephanié Rossouw
Policy Brief
Factors influencing people’s perceptions towards conservation of transboundary wildlife...
Local people’s perceptions of protected areas greatly determine the...
Sverker C. Jagers, Martin Sjöstedt, Herbert Ntuli, Edwin Muchapondwa, Amanda Linell
Policy Brief
Teacher pay and educational outcomes: Evidence from the rural hardship allowance in Zambia
This paper studies the effect of unconditional teacher salary incre...
Miquel Pellicer, Mashekwa Maboshe, Grieve Chelwa
Working Paper
"The Power of Nudging: Using Feedback, Competition and Responsibility Assignment to Sav...
We use behavioural insights to design nudges leveraging social comp...
Martine Visser, Rebecca A. Klege, Matthew Darling, Saugato Datta
Working Paper
The Prince and the Pauper: The effect of inherited-wealth status on productivity in the...
There is limited theory and empirical evidence about the effects of...
Justine Burns, Dr Sofia Monteiro, Patrizio Piraino
Working Paper
The Demand for Cigarettes: New Evidence from South Africa
This paper provides an extensive analysis of the demand for cigaret...
Alfred K. Mukong, Ernest N. Tingum
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...
Martine Visser, Kerri Brick, Hafsah Jumare
Working Paper
Welfare and Environmental Impact of Incentive Based Conservation: Evidence from Kenyan ...
This paper focuses on whether the provision of landless forest-adja...
Edwin Muchapondwa, Boscow Okumu
Working Paper