Keyword: Inflation

Bradley Kent on SA's S&P Credit Rating 2023
ERSA’s own Bradley Kent chats to Hot102.7 FM’s Hot Busi...
Published: 21 November 2023
Bradley Kent
Hot102.7 FM
The South African sovereign term premium and its drivers
Discussion Document 15 South Africa’s sovereign yield curve is one ...
Published: 15 November 2023
Ruan Erasmus, Daan Steenkamp
Discussion Document
Request for Proposals: Back to inflation
Back to inflation In the wake of the global financial crisis (GFC),...
Published: 6 November 2023
Call for Work
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
Podcast
Presentation: The consumer price effects of specific trade policy restrictions in South...
Since 2010, various trade measures have been imposed to protect Sou...
Published: 20 July 2023
Lawrence Edwards
Workshop Presentation
Presentation: Tariffs on basic foods: Evolution and impacts
Since 2010, various trade measures have been imposed to protect Sou...
Published: 20 July 2023
Neva S. Makgetla
Workshop Presentation
Trade policy: Clipping South Africa’s wings
Since 2010, various trade measures have been imposed to protect Sou...
Event: 19 July 2023
Published: 27 June 2023
Yash Ramkolowan, Sifiso Mahlaba, Lawrence Edwards, Matthew Stern, Neva S. Makgetla, Ayabonga Cawe
Seminar
Import tariff pass-through effect and the spatial distribution of domestic consumer go...
The study of import tariffs pass-through has been observed to be cr...
Published: 28 August 2022
Haroon Bhorat, Everisto Mugocha
Working Paper
Tough choices will remain for SA when unearned respite fades
SA has been a relatively good story in the emerging-market world si...
Published: 16 May 2022
Isaah Mhlanga
Business Day
Big data forecasting of South African inflation
We investigate whether the use of machine learning techniques and b...
Published: 25 February 2022
Rulof P. Burger, Neil Rankin, Kevin Kotze, Byron Botha
Working Paper
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
Prof Nicola Viegi on evaluating the near future of monetary policy in SA: Sailing into ...
Only three times in the last century has monetary policy been re-ev...
Published: 1 July 2021
Nicola Viegi
Podcast
Part 1: Monetary policy and Covid-19 in South Africa
The discussion is based on Sailing into the Wind: evaluating the (n...
Published: 1 July 2021
Matthew Simmonds, Nicola Viegi, Mamokete Lijane, Konstantin Makrelov, Gina Schoeman
Dialogue
Sailing into the Wind: evaluating the (near) future of Monetary Policy in South Africa
Policy Paper 25 This paper evaluates the main challenges facing Sou...
Published: 9 April 2021
Nicola Viegi, Tumisang Loate, Ekaterina Pirozhkova
Policy Paper
Dr Chris Loewald on Lockdown Learnings: monetary policy leeway during a pandemic
Shortly after the October MPR, ERSA’s host sat down with Dr Chris L...
Published: 16 October 2020
Chris Loewald
Podcast
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
Monetary policy and inequality
South Africa is one of the most unequal countries in the world and ...
Published: 30 July 2020
Neryvia Pillay Bell
Policy Brief
Dr David Fowkes on QE and central bank balance sheet policies: Does South Africa have ‘...
Shortly after the Governor of the SARB gave his speech about the fu...
Published: 26 June 2020
David Fowkes
Podcast
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
Chris Loewald on the Monetary Policy response to the Coronavirus pandemic in South Afri...
Amidst the Coronavirus Pandemic and an economic downgrade, we speak...
Published: 8 April 2020
Christopher Loewald
Podcast
Policy regime changes and central bank prefernces
This paper establishes whether central bank preferences are related...
Published: 2 July 2018
Samuel Addo
Working Paper
The Reaction of Inflation to Macroeconomic Shocks: The Case of Zimbabwe (2009 – 2012)
This paper empirically investigates the reaction of inflation to ma...
Published: 1 September 2017
William Kavila, Pierre Le Roux
Working Paper
What price level data tells us about consumer price rigidity in Zimbabwe: Evidence from...
Sometimes countries adopt new currencies which are not their own as...
Published: 18 October 2016
Neil Rankin, Mike Nyawo
Policy Brief
Inflation dynamics in a dollarised economy: the case for Zimbabwe
The rapid and sustained loss in value of the Zimbabwean dollar, whi...
Published: 11 October 2016
Pierre Le Roux, William Kavila
Policy Brief
Estimating a Philipps Curve for South Africa: A Bounded Random Walk Approach
Introduction The Phillips curve depicts the relationship between cu...
Published: 24 May 2016
Modeste Some, Eric Schaling, Alain Kabundi
Policy Brief
Inflation Dynamics in a Dollarised Economy: The Case of Zimbabwe
This paper explores the dynamics of inflation in the dollarised Zim...
Published: 19 May 2016
William Kavila, Pierre Le Roux
Working Paper
Inflation in South Africa: An Assessment of Alternative Inflation Models
We consider the relative empirical performance of a range of inflat...
Published: 5 April 2016
Johannes W. Fedderke, Yang Liu
Working Paper
An analysis of the accuracy of South Africa's inflation figures since 1922
This paper assesses the accuracy of South African inflation data si...
Published: 26 October 2015
Jannie Rossouw
Working Paper
Inflation, growth and employment in South Africa: Trends and trade-offs
It is often publicly contended that overly strict application of in...
Published: 14 September 2015
Cobus Vermeulen
Working Paper
Financial sector development and threshold effect of inflation in ECOWAS and SADC: A Pa...
The financial sector of an economy is now widely agreed to constitu...
Published: 27 August 2015
Sulemana Mahawiya
Working Paper
Financial sector development, inflation and openness: A comparative panel study of ECOW...
This paper provides an empirical analysis of the comparative study ...
Published: 30 June 2015
Sulemana Mahawiya
Working Paper
Macroeconomic Uncertainty in South Africa
This paper develops a new index of economic uncertainty for South A...
Published: 17 March 2015
Chris Redl
Working Paper
Optimal Monetary Policy with Learning by Doing
I study the implications of learning by doing in production for opt...
Published: 15 January 2015
Chris Redl
Working Paper
Price setting behaviour in Lesotho: Stylised facts from consumer retail prices
This paper documents some of the main features of price setting beh...
Published: 5 February 2014
Mamello A. Nchake, Neil Rankin, Lawrence Edwards
Working Paper
Inflation and Economic Growth: Evidence from the Southern African Development Countries
In this paper we investigate the role of inflation rates in determi...
Published: 10 January 2014
Reneé van Eyden, Monaheng Seleteng, Manoel Bittencourt
Working Paper
Inflation and Economic Growth in the SADC: Some Panel Time-Series Evidence
In this paper we investigate the role of inflation rates in determi...
Published: 10 January 2014
Reneé van Eyden, Monaheng Seleteng, Manoel Bittencourt
Working Paper

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