Keyword: Education

Foresight Africa 2023: Presentation
Brookings Institution’s Flagship Foresight Africa 2023 was wr...
Aloysius Uche Ordu
Workshop Presentation
Foresight Africa 2023: A Southern African Perspective
Please join the Brookings Institution and Economics Research Southe...
Haroon Bhorat, Matthew Simmonds, Mamokete Lijane, Will Pearson, Aloysius Uche Ordu, Gracelin Baskaran
Dialogue
In memoriam Charles Simkins
Economist had a no-nonsense approach to analysing complicated pract...
Politics Web
Second Annual UP PhD Workshop in Economics Held
This year’s workshop, organised by Manoel Bittencourt and Jes...
University of Pretoria News Blog
2nd University of Pretoria PhD Workshop
Background and Objective: The Second University of Pretoria Economi...
Vera Eichenauer, Valentin Lang, Nathan Nunn, Jesse Naidoo, Eleni Yitbarek, Eduardo Montero
Webinar
Topics in the Economics of Education
This course will cover selected topics in the economics of educatio...
Andrew Hill
Graduate Training
Prof Andreas Wörgötter on addressing current and persisting challenges in South Africa’...
At a time when tensions are rising due to growing inequality and un...
Andreas Wörgötter
Podcast
Part 2: Recovery policies and labour utilization
The discussion is based on two research papers: Recovering from COV...
Matthew Simmonds, Witness Simbanegavi, Sherwin Gabriel, Romain A. Duval, Murray Leibbrandt, Andreas Wörgötter
Dialogue
Financial development and income inequality: a nonlinear econometric analysis of 21 Afr...
A panel data analysis of financial inequality was conducted using t...
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...
Matthew W. Clance, Leoné Walters, Carolyn Chisadza
Working Paper
Phases of higher education, tuition grants, and equity-efficiency tradeoff
We study how taxes and alternative higher education subsidies affec...
Yoseph Y. Getachew
Working Paper
Relationship between education and households’ electricity-saving behaviour in South Af...
This paper investigates the relationship between the education leve...
Kabeya C. Mulamba
Working Paper
Online Course: Topics in the Economics of Education
This course will cover selected topics in the economics of educatio...
ERSA
Online Course
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...
Herbert Ntuli, Benjamin Dovey
Working Paper
The impacts of unconditional cash transfers on schooling in adolescence and young adult...
I study an expansion of a South African social grant program that p...
Neryvia Pillay Bell
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 ...
Johannes W. Fedderke
Podcast
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
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
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
Skill Shortages as a Barrier to Women’s Start Ups: A Model with Evidence from Eswatini
The shortages of entrepreneurial skills, both perceived and actual,...
Zuzana Brixiová, Thierry Kangoye
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
Emigration and education: the schooling of the left behind in Nigeria
The potential effects of migration on the welfare of the left behin...
Ermias G. Weldesenbet, Nonso Obikili, Biniam E. Bedasso
Policy Brief
Gender and Birth Order Effects on Intra-Household Schooling Choices and Educational Att...
Many schooling decisions take place within the family. For instance...
Fredrick M. Wamalwa, Justine Burns
Policy Brief
Teacher human capital, teacher effort and student achievements in Kenya
Although research generally shows that teachers matter for student ...
Justine Burns, Fredrick M. Wamalwa
Policy Brief
Private schools and student learning achievements in Kenya
This papers examines the effect of private schools on literacy and ...
Fredrick M. Wamalwa, Justine Burns
Policy Brief
The effect of education on a country’s energy consumption: Evidence from developed and ...
Education has been regarded throughout history as one of the main d...
Luis D. del Corral Morales, Roula Inglesi-Lotz
Working Paper
The Interdependence between the Saving Rate and Technology across Regimes: Evidence fro...
This paper hypothesises that the saving rate and technological prog...
Kevin S. Nell, Maria M. De Mello
Policy Brief
Birth order effects on education attainment and child labour: Evidence from Lesotho
Education (both school enrolment and achievement) is low in much of...
Ramaele Moshoeshoe
Policy Brief
Birth Order Effects on Educational Attainment and Child Labour: Evidence from Lesotho
This paper examines the e ffect of birth order on educational attai...
Ramaele Moshoeshoe
Working Paper
Mirror, Mirror on the Wall, Who is the Most Central of Them All?
In academia, informal collaboration is an integral element in the p...
Michael E. Rose, Co-Pierre Georg
Working Paper
Assessing the impact of just-in-time methodology, in-lecture activities, and tutor-assi...
This paper focuses on the introduction of blended-learning as appli...
Fritz Dresselhaus, Roula Inglesi-Lotz, Jessika A. Bohlmann
Working Paper
How Does Human Capital Shape the Social Contract?
This research brief presents the key findings and potential policy ...
Biniam E. Bedasso
Policy Brief
College Major Choice, Spatial Inequality and Elite Formation: Evidence from South Africa
This paper explores the determinants of college major choice in the...
Biniam E. Bedasso
Policy Brief
Four Lessons from the Greek sovereign debt crisis
Over the past five years the Greek economy has steadily deteriorate...
Michael E. Rose, Hylton Hollander, Co-Pierre Georg
Policy Brief
Does Massive Research Funding Work?: Lessons from South Africa
Does research output increase significantly when funding allocation...
Johannes W. Fedderke, Marcela Goldschmidt
Policy Brief
The effects of social media on cognitive development in undergraduate economics students
The study attempts to evaluate the effectiveness of social media on...
Naiefa Rashied, Ling Ting
Working Paper

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