Keyword: Employment

Gracelin Baskaran on how environmental policies may impact South African trade
One month after COP28, we record our first podcast of 2024. As the ...
Published: 7 January 2024
Margaux Giannaros, Gracelin Baskaran
What do we expect from the MTBPS?
Prior to last year’s Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) th...
Published: 27 October 2023
Margaux Giannaros, Isaah Mhlanga
Possible Welfare Benefits of a Basic Income Support: Evidence from a benefit incidence ...
Working Paper 886 The study investigates the potential welfare effe...
Published: 5 September 2023
Nicky Nicholls, Kehinde O. Omotoso, Eleni Yitbarek, Ramos Mabugu, Margaret Chitiga-Mabugu, Carolyn Chisadza
Working Paper
Request for Proposals: The role of cities as drivers of growth and employment
Background Urbanization in South Africa is expected to reach 80% by...
Published: 27 July 2023
Call for Work
Monitoring South Africa’s metropolitan economies: A survey of the data landscape
Discussion Document 13 Disparities in data across different metropo...
Published: 22 May 2023
Dieter von Fintel
Discussion Document
The impact of mobile phones on change in employment status in South Africa
Research on the impact of mobile phones on change in employment sta...
Published: 11 July 2022
Zubair Patel, Lukasz Grzybowski
Workshop Presentation
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
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...
Published: 23 July 2021
Andreas Wörgötter
Part 2: Recovery policies and labour utilization
The discussion is based on two research papers: Recovering from COV...
Published: 16 July 2021
Matthew Simmonds, Witness Simbanegavi, Sherwin Gabriel, Romain A. Duval, Murray Leibbrandt, Andreas Wörgötter
Timothy Köhler on SA’s labour market: is a national lockdown as severe as we think?
It is just over a year since South Africa had to succumb to what wa...
Published: 21 May 2021
Timothy Köhler
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...
Published: 2 October 2020
Isaah Mhlanga
Part 4: Towards a fiscal policy that supports economic recovery while achieving sustain...
Drawing on the discussions in the previous 3 sessions, session 4 wi...
Published: 7 September 2020
Matthew Simmonds, Ricardo Hausmann, Laurence Harris, Johannes W. Fedderke, Federico Sturzenegger, Abebe Selassie
Female household headship and poverty in South Africa: an employment-based analysis
Female household headship is generally associated with higher pover...
Published: 7 August 2018
Catherine Ndinda, Chijioke O. Nwosu
Working Paper
Real Exchange Rate Volatility and Employment Growth in South Africa: The Case of Manufa...
This paper investigates the effect of exchange rate volatility on e...
Published: 2 March 2018
Trust R. Mpofu, Eftychia Nikolaidou
Working Paper
Self-selection in migration: The role of unobservable skills of Gauteng’s migrant popul...
The present study sought to investigate self-selection among intern...
Published: 27 October 2017
Umakrishnan Kollamparambil, Nwabisa Nontenja
Working Paper
The Sectoral Employment Intensity of Growth in South Africa
Concerns have been expressed recently about the inability of the So...
Published: 1 September 2016
Njabulo Mkhize
Working Paper
The impact of health on the employment and earnings of young South Africans
This paper estimates the impact of health on employment and earning...
Published: 22 April 2016
Chijioke O. Nwosu
Working Paper
Inflation, growth and employment in South Africa: Trends and trade-offs
It is often publicly contended that overly strict application of in...
Published: 14 September 2015
Cobus Vermeulen
Working Paper
Father's Employment and Sons' Stature: The Long Run Effects of a Positive Regional Empl...
It is now well known that early life environmental conditions affec...
Published: 5 May 2015
Martine Mariotti
Policy Brief
The South African labour market, 1995-2013
This paper investigates the changes in the South African labour mar...
Published: 3 February 2015
Mariana Moses, Lyle Festus, Derek Yu, Atoko Kasongo
Working Paper
The Impact of Obesity on Employment in South Africa
Obesity is a growing health problem in South Africa. This health pr...
Published: 27 October 2014
Abieyuwa Ohonba, Naiefa Rashied, Modeste Some
Working Paper
Achieving Higher Growth and Employment: Policy options for South Africa
Using a dynamic computable general equilibrium model, the paper pro...
Published: 14 May 2013
David Faulkner, Christopher Loewald, Konstantin Makrelov
Working Paper
The Role of Mining in the South African Economy
Policy Paper (Interest) 09 This paper examines the contribution of ...
Published: 27 September 2001
Policy Paper
Small business development, entrepreneurship and expanding the business sector in a dev...
Policy Paper (Interest) 14 A dynamic small business sector can make...
Published: 27 September 2001
John M. Luiz
Policy Paper

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