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...
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 ...
Ruan Erasmus, Daan Steenkamp
Discussion Document
Request for Proposals: Back to inflation
Back to inflation In the wake of the global financial crisis (GFC),...
Call for Work
What do we expect from the MTBPS?
Prior to last year’s Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) th...
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...
Lawrence Edwards
Workshop Presentation
Presentation: Tariffs on basic foods: Evolution and impacts
Since 2010, various trade measures have been imposed to protect Sou...
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
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...
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...
Isaah Mhlanga
Business Day
Big data forecasting of South African inflation
We investigate whether the use of machine learning techniques and b...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Podcast
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
Monetary policy and inequality
South Africa is one of the most unequal countries in the world and ...
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...
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...
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...
Christopher Loewald
Podcast
Policy regime changes and central bank prefernces
This paper establishes whether central bank preferences are related...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 ...
Sulemana Mahawiya
Working Paper
Macroeconomic Uncertainty in South Africa
This paper develops a new index of economic uncertainty for South A...
Chris Redl
Working Paper
Optimal Monetary Policy with Learning by Doing
I study the implications of learning by doing in production for opt...
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...
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...
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...
Reneé van Eyden, Monaheng Seleteng, Manoel Bittencourt
Working Paper

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