Keyword: Healthcare

Foresight Africa 2023: A Southern African Perspective
Please join the Brookings Institution and Economics Research Southe...
Haroon Bhorat, Matthew Simmonds, Mamokete Lijane, Will Pearson, Aloysius Uche Ordu, Gracelin Baskaran
Dialogue
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...
Margaux Giannaros, Channing Arndt
Podcast
Part 4: Building back for a sustainable future
The discussion is based on two papers: , by Channing Arndt, Robert ...
Witness Simbanegavi, Matthew Simmonds, IFPRI, GIZ, ERSA, Channing Arndt
Dialogue
Impact of technological progress on carbon emissions in different country income groups
This study examines the complex relationship between carbon emissio...
Roula Inglesi-Lotz, Chris B. Milindi
Working Paper
Health inequality and the 1918 Influenza in South Africa
The 1918 influenza – the Spanish flu – killed an estimated 6% of Sou...
Jonathan Jayes, Johan Fourie
Working Paper
‘Quantitative Easing' and central bank asset purchases in South Africa: A DSGE approach
This paper develops a small open-economy (SOE) dynamic stochastic g...
Cobus Vermeulen
Impact of Social Transfers on Depressive Symptoms: Evidence from the South African Old ...
We study the effect of  income receipt in form of Old age pension (...
Joseph Ajefu, Adeola Oyenubi
Working Paper
Does household net financial wealth explain the asymmetric reaction of household consum...
Ndou et al (2019) showed that, in absolute terms, the decline in ho...
Eliphas Ndou
Working Paper
The impacts of unconditional cash transfers on schooling in adolescence and young adult...
I study an expansion of a South African social grant program that p...
Neryvia Pillay Bell
Working Paper
Nicola Viegi on the South African economic response to the Coronavirus: policies and pr...
Nicola Viegi, Deputy Director of ERSA, talks with Margaux G on the ...
Nicola Viegi
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
Can paid maternity leave improve childhood health?
Evidence from California shows that paid maternity leave leads to i...
Neryvia Pillay Bell
Policy Brief
Who benefits from South African Child Support Grant: The role of gender and birthweight
Stunting (low height-for-age) is known to be a good proxy for a chi...
Adeola Oyenubi
Working Paper
Gender and Birth Order Effects on Intra-Household Schooling Choices and Educational Att...
Many schooling decisions take place within the family. For instance...
Fredrick M. Wamalwa, Justine Burns
Policy Brief
Parental bargaining and rural-urban child health differential in Tanzania
This paper extends the empirical analysis of child health by simult...
Justine Burns, Alfred K. Mukong
Policy Brief
The Reaction of Inflation to Macroeconomic Shocks: The Case of Zimbabwe (2009 – 2012)
This paper empirically investigates the reaction of inflation to ma...
William Kavila, Pierre Le Roux
Working Paper
Modelling exchange rate volatility dynamics: Empirical evidence from South Africa
In this paper, we extend the literature on modelling exchange rate ...
Greg Farrell, Cyril May
Working Paper
Obesity Based Labour Market Discrimination in South Africa: A Dynamic Panel Analysis
There is increasing concern regarding obesity related healthcare co...
Junita Henry, Umakrishnan Kollamparambil
Working Paper
An Econometric Method for Estimating Population Parameters from Non-Random Samples: An...
The problem of sample selection complicates the process of drawing ...
Zoë M. McLaren, Rulof P. Burger
Working Paper
Does the Equivalence Scale Matter? Equivalence and Out-of-Pocket Payments
We evaluate the effects of different equivalence scale parameter es...
Steven F. Koch
Policy Brief
Demand-side determinants of access to healthcare services: Empirical evidence from Africa
Better health status is influenced by access to health care, among ...
Wa Ntita Serge Kabongo, Josue Mbonigaba
Policy Brief
Black living standards in South Africa before democracy: New evidence from heights
Very little income or wage data was systematically recorded on the ...
Kris Inwood, Johan Fourie, Bokang Mpeta
Working Paper
Has South Africa’s Investment in Public Health Care Improved Health Outcomes?
South Africa’s total expenditure on health equates to almost 9% of ...
Jugal Mahabir, Talita Dalton-Greyling, Lucas Bidzha
Policy Brief
Birth order effects on education attainment and child labour: Evidence from Lesotho
Education (both school enrolment and achievement) is low in much of...
Ramaele Moshoeshoe
Policy Brief
The behaviour of the real effective exchange rate of South Africa: is there a misalignm...
The paper uses Behavioural Equilibrium Exchange Rate methodology to...
Meshach J. Aziakpono, Melvin M. Khomo
Working Paper
Demand-side determinants of access to healthcare service: Empirical evidence from Africa
This study identifies the key determinants of access to healthcare ...
Wa Ntita Serge Kabongo, Josue Mbonigaba
Working Paper
Birth Order Effects on Educational Attainment and Child Labour: Evidence from Lesotho
This paper examines the e ffect of birth order on educational attai...
Ramaele Moshoeshoe
Working Paper
Contraceptive Use and Birth Intervals
We develop a model linking contraceptive effi ciency to birth spaci...
Steven F. Koch, Gauthier Tshiswaka-Kashalala
Working Paper
Social networks and maternal health care utilisation in Tanzania
Social networks are increasingly being recognised as having an impo...
Justine Burns, Alfred K. Mukong
Working Paper
The Demand for Reproductive Health Care
This research formalizes the interactions between the various deter...
Steven F. Koch, Gauthier Tshiswaka-Kashalala
Working Paper
User Fee Abolition in South Africa: 1994 and 1996
In addition to birthing a new Democracy, 1994 was the beginning of ...
Steven F. Koch
Policy Brief
The expected well-being of urban refugees and asylum seekers in Johannesburg
The influx of asylum seekers and refugees from across Africa to dem...
Talita Dalton-Greyling
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...
Chris van Heerden
Working Paper
Father's Employment and Sons' Stature: The Long Running Effects of a Positive Regional ...
I exploit the unexpected increase in employment in 1975, 76 and 77 ...
Martine Mariotti
Working Paper
The Impact of Obesity on Employment in South Africa
Obesity is a growing health problem in South Africa. This health pr...
Abieyuwa Ohonba, Naiefa Rashied, Modeste Some
Working Paper
The Relative (in)Efficiency of South African Municipalities in Providing Public Health ...
Previous studies in South Africa have not dis-aggregated efficiency...
Saidou B. Oumar, Josue Mbonigaba
Working Paper

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