Keyword: Energy Sector

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
Modelling required energy consumption with equivalence
This study proposes an equivalence scale model for required energy ...
Published: 2 December 2022
Yuxiang Ye, Steven F. Koch, Jiangfeng Zhang
Working Paper
Phases of higher education, tuition grants, and equity-efficiency tradeoff
We study how taxes and alternative higher education subsidies affec...
Published: 28 January 2021
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...
Published: 13 January 2021
Kabeya C. Mulamba
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
The time-varying elasticity of South African electricity demand: 1980–2018
This study estimates the price and income elasticity coefficients o...
Published: 5 November 2020
Kabelo Masike, Cobus Vermeulen
Working Paper
Optimal Targeted Lockdowns in a Multi-Group SIR Model
We study targeted lockdowns in a multi-group SIR model where infect...
Published: 23 July 2020
Michael D. Whinston, Victor Chernozhukovz, Iván Werning, Daron Acemoglu
Working Paper
The relationship between renewable energy and retail electricity prices: Panel evidence...
The centrality of electricity to everyday life is indisputable, and...
Published: 27 September 2019
George A. Thopil, Anneri M. Oosthuizen, Roula Inglesi-Lotz
Policy Brief
The household effects of very large electricity tariff hikes in Zambia
This paper simulates the real household expenditure effects of elec...
Published: 16 November 2018
Akabondo Kabechani, Mashekwa Maboshe, Grieve Chelwa
Policy Brief
"The Power of Nudging: Using Feedback, Competition and Responsibility Assignment to Sav...
We use behavioural insights to design nudges leveraging social comp...
Published: 17 September 2018
Martine Visser, Rebecca A. Klege, Matthew Darling, Saugato Datta
Working Paper
South African attitudes about nuclear power: The case of the nuclear energy expansion p...
Excessive use of fossil fuels is widely acknowledged as one of the ...
Published: 6 August 2018
Nomsa P. Nkosi, Johane Dikgang
Policy Brief
Unveiling the Energy Saving Role of Banking Performance in Sub-Sahara Africa
Using a two-step system generalized method of moment (GMM) techniqu...
Published: 7 May 2018
Rebecca A. Klege, ‪Franklin Amuakwa-Mensah, Philip K. Adom, ‪Edmond Hagan, Anthony Amoah
Policy Brief
Electricity crisis and the effect of CO2 emissions on infrastructure-growth nexus in Su...
Sub Saharan Africa (SSA) has the greatest proportion of its populat...
Published: 8 February 2018
Paul Alagidede, Chengete Chakamera
Policy Brief
Will Technological Change Save the World? The Rebound Effect in International Transfer...
Technological change and its transfer to developing countries is of...
Published: 21 February 2017
Tim Swanson, Mare Sarr
Policy Brief
Exploring the nexus of electricity supply and economic growth in South Africa
This paper investigates the causal relationship between electricity...
Published: 13 January 2017
Pierre Le Roux, Gift Mugano, Hlalefang Khobai
Working Paper
Social Rate of Return to R&D on Various Energy Technologies: Where should We Invest...
The severity of investment in Research and Development (R&D) in...
Published: 23 June 2016
Roula Inglesi-Lotz
Working Paper
Structural Breaks in Renewable Energy in South Africa: A Bai & Perron Test Approach
South Africa has been struggling to cope with its energy demand. In...
Published: 25 April 2016
Jaco P. Weideman, Roula Inglesi-Lotz
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
An Economy-Wide Evaluation of New Power Generation in South Africa: The Case of Kusile ...
The South African economy has suffered over the past decade due to ...
Published: 10 June 2015
Heinrich R. Bohlmann, Roula Inglesi-Lotz, Jessika A. Bohlmann
Working Paper
Differential Electricity Pricing and Energy Efficiency in South Africa
By international standards the economy of South Africa is extremely...
Published: 6 December 2013
Marcel Kohler
Working Paper
CO2 Emissions, Energy Consumption, Income and Foreign Trade: A South African Perspective
The effect of trade liberalisation on environmental conditions has ...
Published: 11 July 2013
Marcel Kohler
Working Paper
Electricity Intensities of the OECD and South Africa: A Comparison
Improving a country’s electricity efficiency is considered one of t...
Published: 23 September 2012
Roula Inglesi-Lotz, James N. Blignaut
Working Paper
South Africa’s Electricity Consumption: A Sectoral Decomposition Analysis
South Africa’s electricity consumption has increased sharply ...
Published: 23 September 2012
Roula Inglesi-Lotz, James N. Blignaut
Working Paper
Analysing Alternative Policy Response to High Oil Prices, Using an Energy Integrated CG...
An energy-focused integrated CGE microsimulation approach is used t...
Published: 23 September 2012
Ismail Fofana, Ramos Mabugu, Margaret Chitiga-Mabugu
Working Paper
Application of a multi-criteria integrated portfolio model for quantifying South Africa...
The availability of secure energy resources at sustainable quantiti...
Published: 20 September 2012
Hammed Amusa, Krish Chetty, Njeri Wabiri
Working Paper
How an electricity tax will affect the South African economy
An electricity tax imposed at the point of production in South Afri...
Published: 27 September 2009
Margaret Chitiga-Mabugu, Reyno Seymore, Jan H. van Heerden, James N. Blignaut, Philip D. Adams
Policy Brief

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