Keyword: Emerging economies

The South African sovereign term premium and its drivers
Discussion Document 15 South Africa’s sovereign yield curve is one ...
Published: 15 November 2023
Ruan Erasmus, Daan Steenkamp
Discussion Document
Shedding light on AGOA
This week, after much anticipation, the AGOA Forum was hosted in Na...
Published: 3 November 2023
Gracelin Baskaran, Margaux Giannaros
South Africa’s future will be decided in our cities
Discussion Document 14 South Africa’s cities face multiple, overlap...
Published: 23 June 2023
Dieter von Fintel, Justin Visagie, Ivan Turok, Takwanisa Machemedze, Claus Rabe, Sebastian Galiani, Edward Glaeser
Discussion Document
South Africa’s yield curve conundrum
Discussion Document 07 South Africa’s sovereign yield curve is one ...
Published: 17 November 2022
Ruan Erasmus, Daan Steenkamp
Discussion Document
Local-Currency sovereign risk on South African government bonds
While local-currency bond markets have become a dominant source of ...
Published: 10 November 2022
Mulalo Mamburu
Working Paper
Tough choices will remain for SA when unearned respite fades
SA has been a relatively good story in the emerging-market world si...
Published: 16 May 2022
Isaah Mhlanga
Business Day
Deposit Insurance and Depositor Behavior: Evidence from Colombia
Abstract: We exploit an unexpected increase in the Colombian insura...
Published: 17 February 2022
Nicola Limodio
Risk and return spillovers in a global model of the Foreign Exchange Network
We developed a network model to capture the dynamic interactions am...
Published: 25 August 2021
Herbert Ntuli, Gibson Mudiriza, Edwin Muchapondwa, Boscow Okumu, Alfred K. Mukong
Working Paper
Policy Bulletin 05: The impact of global FX liquidity on the rand
The Covid crisis saw significant declines in market liquidity and c...
Published: 1 July 2021
Tim Olds, Rossouw van Jaarsveld, Daan Steenkamp
Policy Bulletin
‘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
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
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
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
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
A Longitudinal Analysis of the Demand for Cigarettes in South Africa
Tobacco use is a major health problem, resulting in many millions o...
Published: 2 January 2019
Alfred K. Mukong
Policy Brief
Fiscal stimulus in a global zero lower bound environment
This paper investigates the effect of fi scal stimulus from an emer...
Published: 7 August 2018
Guangling Dave Liu, Fernando Garcia-Barragan
Working Paper
Family-type Public Goods and Intra-Household Decision-Making by Co-Resident South Afric...
Intra-household decision-making is a fundamental development issue,...
Published: 2 March 2018
Frederik Booysen, Sevias Guvuriro
Policy Brief
Credit frictions and co-movement of durable and non-durable goods in a small open economy
In this paper I investigate, numerically, the co-movement puzzle by...
Published: 8 February 2018
Hilary Patroba
Working Paper
Parental bargaining and rural-urban child health differential in Tanzania
This paper extends the empirical analysis of child health by simult...
Published: 6 October 2017
Justine Burns, Alfred K. Mukong
Policy Brief
Private schools and student learning achievements in Kenya
This papers examines the effect of private schools on literacy and ...
Published: 15 June 2017
Fredrick M. Wamalwa, Justine Burns
Policy Brief
Foreign market selection of emerging multinational corporations: evidence from South Af...
As literature remains sparse regarding emerging African multination...
Published: 9 May 2017
André C. Jordaan, Mustafa Sakr
Working Paper
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...
Published: 8 May 2017
Luis D. del Corral Morales, Roula Inglesi-Lotz
Working Paper
The influence of financial market development on economic growth in BRICS countries
The debate about the influence of financial market development on e...
Published: 27 July 2016
Charles V. R. Wait, Tafadzwa Ruzive
Policy Brief
Bilateral Investment Treaties: An unfair proposition for Developing countries
After the explosive expansion of Bilateral Investment Treaties (BIT...
Published: 19 July 2016
Umakrishnan Kollamparambil
Policy Brief
South Africa’s real business cycles: The Cycle is the trend
This paper tests the ‘cycle is the trend’ hypothesis. We investigat...
Published: 1 July 2016
Leroi Raputsoane, Hilary Patroba
Working Paper
Emerging multinational corporations: A prominent player in the global economy
As emerging market multinational corporations (EMNCs) tend to remar...
Published: 24 March 2016
André C. Jordaan, Mustafa Sakr
Policy Brief
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 Influence of Higher Moments and Non-Normality on the Sharpe Ratio: A South African ...
Although the general assumption is that daily and monthly returns d...
Published: 5 February 2015
Chris van Heerden
Working Paper
A Portrait of Informal Sector Credit and Interest Rates in Malawi: Interpolated Monthly...
Although informal finance forms a large part of their financial sec...
Published: 30 July 2014
Harold P. E. Ngawala
Working Paper
Bank Deposit Contracts Versus Financial Market Participation in Emerging Economies
The financial sector of emerging economies in Africa is characteriz...
Published: 24 June 2013
Alexander Zimper
Working Paper
Don’t Make War, Make Elections. Franchise Extension and Violence in XIXth-Century Colombia
This paper studies the effect of strengthening democracy, as captur...
Published: 12 March 2013
Juan F. Vargas, Leopoldo Fergusson
Working Paper
The impact of tobacco advertising bans on consumption - a cross country approach includ...
Policy Paper 13 Tobacco advertising bans have become commonplace in...
Published: 3 October 2012
Evan Blecher
Policy Paper
The Cost-effectiveness of Intervening in Low and High HIV Prevalence Areas in South Africa
The cost-effectiveness of intervening with a set of HIV/AIDS interv...
Published: 26 September 2012
Josue Mbonigaba
Working Paper
Trends and Structural Changes in South African Macroeconomic Volatility
The international financial crisis that started in 2007 and the sub...
Published: 26 September 2012
Stan Du Plessis, Kevin Kotze
Working Paper
An economic analysis of sports performance in Africa
The purpose of this study is to develop insight into the socio-econ...
Published: 22 September 2012
Riyas Fadal, John M. Luiz
Working Paper

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