Keyword: Government spending

Delivering a difficult MTBPS
Running up to the elections next year, this was a difficult MTBPS t...
Margaux Giannaros, Isaah Mhlanga
Podcast
Characteristics of the South African retirement fund industry
Using administrative data, we examine three characteristics of the ...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Christopher Loewald, Matthew Simmonds, Xavier Debrun, Mamokete Lijane, Gilad Isaacs, Federico Sturzenegger, 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...
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...
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...
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...
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
Kenneth Scheve
Workshop
Annual Economic Research Southern Africa Workshop on ‘Structural Constraints on the Eco...
Keynote Speakers: Axel Dreher from Heidelberg University James Rob...
James Robinson, Axel Dreher
Workshop
Debt must be invested, not consumed
We look at recent trends in debt, government consumption and invest...
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
Optimal Public Investment, Growth, and Consumption: Fresh Evidence from African Countries
This paper develops a model positing a nonlinear relationship betwe...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Sheshangai Kaniki
Policy Brief

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