Keyword: Government spending

Delivering a difficult MTBPS
Running up to the elections next year, this was a difficult MTBPS t...
Published: 3 November 2023
Margaux Giannaros, Isaah Mhlanga
Podcast
Characteristics of the South African retirement fund industry
Using administrative data, we examine three characteristics of the ...
Published: 11 September 2022
Neryvia Pillay Bell, Johannes W. Fedderke
Working Paper
Structural Constraints on the Economcy, Growth and Political Economy Webinar
Monday 14 February 2022, Pascual Restrepo (Boston University), R...
Published: 8 February 2022
Pascual Restrpo
Webinar
Isaah Mhlanga on a positive MTBPS: getting to know Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana
After our new Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana delivered his first...
Published: 12 November 2021
Isaah Mhlanga
Podcast
Taxpayer responsiveness to taxation: Evidence from bunching at kink points of the South...
I apply the bunching methodology to South African administrative ta...
Published: 5 February 2021
Neryvia Pillay Bell
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
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
Dialogue
Part 3: The role of fiscal policy in the post-Corona economic recovery
South Africa has a comparably large government sector, and the choi...
Published: 28 August 2020
Christopher Loewald, Matthew Simmonds, Xavier Debrun, Mamokete Lijane, Gilad Isaacs, Federico Sturzenegger, Chris Loewald, Andrew Donaldson
Dialogue
Part 2: Financing the budget in the post-Corona world
Matthew delves into what financing the budget deficit in the post-C...
Published: 26 August 2020
Brian Kantor, Matthew Simmonds, Xavier Debrun, Tshepiso Moahloli, Owen Willcox, Mamokete Lijane, Lucio Castro, Ian Stuart
Dialogue
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...
Published: 31 July 2020
Herbert Ntuli, Benjamin Dovey
Working Paper
Prof Johannes W. Fedderke on the South African – US sovereign bond spread: how is this ...
In this podcast, Prof. Johannes W. Fedderke, the Director of ERSA s...
Published: 29 May 2020
Johannes W. Fedderke
Podcast
Efficiency of provincial public healthcare in South Africa
Background Forty-nine million people or 83 per cent of the entire p...
Published: 7 February 2020
Goodness C. Aye, Victor Ngobeni, Marthinus C. Breitenbach
Working Paper
CANCELLED: 'Structural Constraints on the Economy, Growth and Political Economy'
***Keynote Speaker*** Kenneth Scheve (Stanford) The second Economi...
Submit paper: 21 February 2020
Published: 26 November 2019
Kenneth Scheve
Workshop
Annual Economic Research Southern Africa Workshop on ‘Structural Constraints on the Eco...
Keynote Speakers: Axel Dreher from Heidelberg University James Rob...
Published: 16 July 2019
James Robinson, Axel Dreher
Workshop
Debt must be invested, not consumed
We look at recent trends in debt, government consumption and invest...
Published: 4 August 2015
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...
Published: 14 April 2015
Johannes W. Fedderke, Marcela Goldschmidt
Policy Brief
Optimal Public Investment, Growth, and Consumption: Fresh Evidence from African Countries
This paper develops a model positing a nonlinear relationship betwe...
Published: 14 October 2014
Augustin K. Fosu, Yoseph Y. Getachew, Thomas H. W. Ziesemer
Working Paper
Transformation, Job Creation and Subsidies to Creative Industries: The Case of South Af...
Many governments have tried to stimulate economic growth via policy...
Published: 12 December 2013
Jen D. Snowball, Alan Collins
Policy Brief
Analysing the Effects of Fiscal Policy Shocks in the South African Economy
This paper is the first one to analyse the effect of aggregate gove...
Published: 23 May 2013
Ruthira Naraidoo, Guangling Dave Liu, Charl Jooste
Working Paper
A reconsideration of what and who is middle class in South Africa
In this paper, we revisit ‘what and who’ is middle clas...
Published: 25 September 2012
Justin Visagie, Dorrit Posel
Working Paper
The private sector has a role to play in cash transfers programmes in Africa
Arguments for greater participation by the private sector in growth...
Published: 27 September 2009
Sheshangai Kaniki
Policy Brief

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