Keyword: Household Survey

Foresight Africa 2023: Presentation
Brookings Institution’s Flagship Foresight Africa 2023 was wr...
Published: 2 March 2023
Aloysius Uche Ordu
Workshop Presentation
The long-term effects of early-life exposure to weather shocks: Evidence from Tanzania
We examine whether early-life exposure to rainfall shocks has a lon...
Published: 29 April 2022
Ermias G. Weldesenbet
Working Paper
Request for proposals: Economics of Basic Income Support
In response to the government’s proposal that the Social Relief of ...
Published: 18 February 2022
ERSA
Skills Development
Call for Work: Request for proposals: Economics of Basic Income Support
In response to the government’s proposal that the Social Relief of ...
Published: 18 February 2022
Call for Work
Bridging the Divide in Economics
The ERSA Bridging the Divide in Economics initiative focuses on rep...
Published: 29 March 2021
ERSA
BTD Workshop
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
A Sequence to Reverse Poverty: Institutions, State Capacity and Human Empowerment
This paper explores the fundamental or deep causes of poverty persi...
Published: 3 September 2020
Sansia Blackmore, Reneé van Eyden
Working Paper
A fiscus for better economic and social development in South Africa
After showing that the bulk of government expenditure is unproducti...
Published: 12 August 2020
Francois J. Stofberg, Jan H. van Heerden, Heinrich R. Bohlmann
Working Paper
The Effect of Tobacco and Alcohol Control Policies on Household Spending Patterns in Ke...
This paper examines the effect of tobacco and alcohol control polic...
Published: 28 May 2020
Abel O. Nyagwachi, Grieve Chelwa, Corné van Walbeek
Working Paper
Dr Neryvia Pillay Bell on the Fiscal response to the COVID-19 pandemic in South Africa:...
In this podcast Dr Neryvia Pillay Bell, a Policy Associate at ERSA ...
Published: 30 April 2020
Neryvia Pillay Bell
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
Pricing electricity blackouts among South African households
Lack of information about households’ welfare losses could lead to ...
Published: 13 August 2018
Johane Dikgang, Nomsa P. Nkosi
Policy Brief
Gender and Birth Order Effects on Intra-Household Schooling Choices and Educational Att...
Many schooling decisions take place within the family. For instance...
Published: 21 May 2018
Fredrick M. Wamalwa, Justine Burns
Policy Brief
Naturally Available Pollinator Decline Will Decrease Household Food and Increase Gender...
This multi-country analysis studies the food security implications ...
Published: 16 April 2018
Byela Tibesigwa
Working Paper
Family-type Public Goods and Intra-Household Decision-Making by Co-Resident South Afric...
Intra-household decision-making is a fundamental development issue,...
Published: 2 March 2018
Frederik Booysen, Sevias Guvuriro
Policy Brief
Gender and birth order effects on intra-household schooling choices and education attai...
In this paper, we investigate the effect of two important family ch...
Published: 1 September 2017
Justine Burns, Fredrick M. Wamalwa
Working Paper
Black living standards in South Africa before democracy
The history of living standards in South Africa is a complex and in...
Published: 22 August 2017
Bokang Mpeta, Kris Inwood, Johan Fourie
Policy Brief
Does the Equivalence Scale Matter? Equivalence and Out-of-Pocket Payments
We evaluate the effects of different equivalence scale parameter es...
Published: 12 June 2017
Steven F. Koch
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 ...
Published: 23 February 2017
Kris Inwood, Johan Fourie, Bokang Mpeta
Working Paper
The impact of monetary policy on household consumption in South Africa
The monetary policy committee of South Africa’s Reserve Bank (SARB)...
Published: 30 August 2016
Emmanuel Owusu-Sekyere
Policy Brief
The impact of monetary policy on household consumption in South Africa. Evidence from V...
This paper investigates the “cost of credit effect” of monetary pol...
Published: 19 April 2016
Emmanuel Owusu-Sekyere
Working Paper
Price-setting Behavior and Competition in Developing Countries: An Analysis of Retail O...
We study the relationship between price-setting behavior and the de...
Published: 14 December 2015
Mamello A. Nchake, Lawrence Edwards, Asha Sundaram
Working Paper
Rising unemployment in post-apartheid South Africa: temporary or persistent?
The fact that South Africa’s high unemployment rate continued to ri...
Published: 25 August 2015
Rulof P. Burger, Dieter von Fintel
Policy Brief
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 ...
Published: 12 November 2014
Martine Mariotti
Working Paper
Assessing the Causal Impact of Tobacco Expenditure on Household Spending Patterns in Za...
This paper adds to the literature on the crowding out effect of tob...
Published: 19 August 2014
Grieve Chelwa
Working Paper
Remittances and sustainability of family livelihoods in Zimbabwe: Case Study of Chegutu...
Zimbabwe had witnessed socio-economic challenges that resulted in m...
Published: 26 June 2014
Syden Mishi, Lilymore Mudziwapasi
Working Paper
Heights and development in a Cash-Crop Colony: Living standards in Ghana, 1870-1980
While Ghana is a classic case of economic growth in an agricultural...
Published: 15 January 2013
Jörg Baten, Gareth Austin, Alexander Moradi
Working Paper
A Comparison of Inflation Expectations and Inflation Credibility in South Africa: Resul...
This paper reports a comparison of South African household inflatio...
Published: 22 September 2012
Vishnu Padayachee, Jannie Rossouw, Adél Bosch
Policy Brief
Households & Labour Markets
ERSA is pleased to announce a 2 day workshop to take place in Durba...
Published: 27 September 2009
ERSA
Workshop
‘Who replies in brackets and what are the implications for earnings estimates? An analy...
In household surveys, earnings data typically can be reported as po...
Published: 9 December 2005
Dorrit Posel, Daniela Casale
Working Paper
Human and social capital in Soweto in 1999 - preliminary report on field study: Backgro...
Policy Paper (Interest) 04 This paper summarises data that were gat...
Published: 27 September 2001
Policy Paper
A profile of the self-employed in Soweto in mid-1999, with gender disaggregation: A rep...
Policy Paper (Interest) 15 This article gives a detailed profile of...
Published: 27 September 2001
Barbara Piazza-Georgi
Policy Paper
Forms of social capital in present-day Soweto: A factor analysis of household survey data
Policy Paper (Interest) 18 This paper analyses data on social capit...
Published: 27 September 2001
Barbara Piazza-Georgi
Policy Paper

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