Keyword: institutions

Dr Biniam Bedasso on managing Public Finances: where does a quarter of the IMF’s Capaci...
In this podcast, ERSA’s host speaks to Dr Biniam Bedasso about Publ...
Published: 21 December 2020
Biniam E. Bedasso
How Buoyant Is the South African Tax System? An ARDL Approach
This study aims to scrutinize the responsiveness of the South Afric...
Published: 22 September 2020
Nyasha Mahonye, Baneng Naape
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
Fiscal Rules and the Compliance debate: Why do Countries adopt Rules and fail to comply?
We study the compliance with fiscal rules via various national nume...
Published: 1 April 2020
Martin W. Nandelenga, Mark J. Ellyne
Working Paper
Evolution and measurement of formal institutions in Cote D’Ivoire
This study analyzes the evolution of institutions in Côte d’Ivoire ...
Published: 23 May 2018
Zie Ballo
Working Paper
The measurement of institutions and instability in Democratic Republic of Congo, 1880-2010
This paper introduces a new database for Property Rights, Political...
Published: 24 April 2018
Alain P. Bala
Policy Brief
An institutional comparison of private shareholding in the central banks of South Afric...
This paper considers institutional aspects of private shareholding ...
Published: 8 January 2018
Jannie Rossouw
Policy Brief
Measuring political and economic institutions in Ethiopia: c.1888 –2016
This paper presents the first ever set of indices of political and ...
Published: 19 October 2017
Biniam E. Bedasso
Working Paper
The impact of multinational enterprises on public governance institutions in areas of l...
We explore the interaction between Multinational Enterprises (MNEs)...
Published: 16 August 2017
Dirk Hanekom, John M. Luiz
Policy Brief
Co-operation, institutional quality and management outcome in community based micro hyd...
Community based micro hydro grids in developing countries have char...
Published: 2 August 2017
Mary Karumba, Edwin Muchapondwa
Working Paper
Measurement and analysis of the evolution of institutions in Nigeria
“Institutions matter” has become a generally accepted premise in de...
Published: 13 February 2017
Johannes W. Fedderke, Mare Sarr, David O. Fadiran
Working Paper
The impact of home and host country institutions in the internationalization of an Afri...
We demonstrate that firms can exploit their knowledge of ‘weak’ ins...
Published: 19 January 2017
Anthea Jefthas, Dustin Stringfellow, John M. Luiz
Policy Brief
Path dependence and interdependence between institutions and development
Path dependence theory, within the institutions context, means that...
Published: 3 October 2016
Mare Sarr, David Fadiran
Policy Brief
Why local context matters: de jure and de facto property rights in colonial South Africa
For economic transactions, including debt transactions, to occur in...
Published: 12 July 2016
Johan Fourie, Christie Swanepoel
Working Paper
Construction, institutions and economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa
The construction sector in developing countries has propelled econo...
Published: 11 July 2016
Jones O. Mensah, Paul Alagidede
Policy Brief
Recent Growth Performance in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA): What should Policy Makers in the...
The recent decades have witnessed a series of global turbulence wit...
Published: 29 March 2016
Beatrice D. Simo-Kengne
Policy Brief
The Cape of Perfect Storms: Colonial Africa’s first financial crash, 1788-1793
This paper investigates the causes and consequences of colonial Afr...
Published: 2 April 2015
Roy Havemann, Johan Fourie
Working Paper
Mechanism between mining sector and economic growth in Zimbabwe, is it a resource curse?
The study investigates the role of mineral resources in economic de...
Published: 10 February 2015
Nyasha Mahonye, Leonard Mandishara
Working Paper
Financial Development and the Diffusion of Technologies under Uncertainty in Africa
Using novel measures of technology diffusion and adoption developed...
Published: 21 October 2014
Zivanemoyo Chinzara
Working Paper
Private Shareholding and Public Interest: An Analysis of an Eclectic Group of Central B...
Although the title seems to be a contradictio in terminis, this pap...
Published: 26 August 2014
Jannie Rossouw
Working Paper
International financial architecture, macroeconomic volatility and institutions: South ...
Policy Paper 08 Through 43 years of history, this study identifies ...
Published: 3 October 2012
Melvin Ayogu, Hashem Dezhbakhsh
Policy Paper
Quality of Institutions: Does Intelligence Matter?
This paper analyzes the e ect of the average level of intelligence ...
Published: 26 September 2012
Oasis Kodila-Tedika, Isaac Kalonda-Kanyama
Working Paper
Alternative indices of political freedoms, property rights, and political instability f...
This paper presents new institutional measures for Zambia. Coverage...
Published: 23 September 2012
Johannes W. Fedderke, Farayi Gwenhamo, I. Lourenco
Working Paper
A history with evidence: Income inequality in the Dutch Cape Colony
The arrival of European settlers at the Cape in 1652 marked the beg...
Published: 22 September 2012
Johan Fourie, Dieter von Fintel
Working Paper
Providing Economic Incentives for Biodiversity Conservation in an Emerging Bioregional ...
This paper starts from the now widely-held premise that biodiversit...
Published: 20 September 2012
Kelly Scheepers, Eric Mungatana, Frank Matose, Harry Biggs, Kevin Moore, Edwin Muchapondwa, Amanda Driver
Working Paper
The role of human and social capital: Extending our understanding
Policy Paper (Interest) 11 Human capital, institutions and social c...
Published: 27 September 2001
Barbara Piazza-Georgi
Policy Paper

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