Keyword: investment

South Africa’s future will be decided in our cities
Discussion Document 14 South Africa’s cities face multiple, overlap...
Published: 23 June 2023
Dieter von Fintel, Justin Visagie, Ivan Turok, Takwanisa Machemedze, Claus Rabe, Sebastian Galiani, Edward Glaeser
Discussion Document
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
Addressing low labour utilisation in South Africa
Policy Paper 27 South Africa’s stubbornly low labour utilisation ra...
Published: 28 June 2021
Christopher Loewald, Konstantin Makrelov, Andreas Wörgötter
Policy Paper
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
Isaah Mhlanga on SA’s Budget Speech: adopting a business-friendly approach
After the challenges raised by Covid-19 and the increasing risks co...
Published: 5 March 2021
Isaah Mhlanga
Dr Filippo Taddei on Structural Reforms in Italy: what can South Africa learn?
After its sovereign debt crisis in 2011, Italy experienced its wors...
Published: 9 December 2020
Filippo Taddei
Policy Bulletin 03: Macroeconomic policy options for a savings constrained economy: the...
Economic growth requires delivering a credible fiscal consolidation...
Published: 1 July 2020
David Faulkner, Christopher Loewald, Konstantin Makrelov
Policy Bulletin
Efficiency in South African water utilities: a comparison of estimates from DEA, SFA an...
Climate change has brought renewed and increasing attention to the ...
Published: 11 April 2019
Jugal Mahabir, Richard Mulwa, Johane Dikgang, Genius Murwirapachena
Policy Brief
Effect of Financial Development on Economic Growth in sub–Saharan Africa: Does Sectoral...
This paper examines the overall economic growth effect when the gro...
Published: 11 July 2018
Paul Alagidede, Muazu Ibrahim
Working Paper
Capturing the Black Swan: Scenario-Based Asset Allocation with Fat Tails and Non-Linear...
This paper highlights the shortfalls of Modern Portfolio Theory (MP...
Published: 1 August 2017
Vsevolod I. Gorlach
Working Paper
Information Contagion and Systemic Risk
We examine the effect of ex-post information contagion on the ex-an...
Published: 12 June 2017
Toni Ahnert, Co-Pierre Georg
Working Paper
Diversification measures and the optimal number of Stocks in a portfolio: An informatio...
This paper provides a plausible explanation for why the optimum num...
Published: 16 February 2017
Adeola Oyenubi
Working Paper
Regionalization versus Internationalization of African Stock Markets: A frequency-time ...
This paper examines regional and global co-movemnt of Africa’s stoc...
Published: 14 October 2016
Gideon Boako, Paul Alagidede
Policy Brief
The influence of financial market development on economic growth in BRICS countries
The debate about the influence of financial market development on e...
Published: 27 July 2016
Charles V. R. Wait, Tafadzwa Ruzive
Policy Brief
Bilateral Investment Treaties and Investor State Disputes
Bilateral Investment treaties have been a source of political contr...
Published: 16 March 2016
Umakrishnan Kollamparambil
Working Paper
Global commodities and African stocks: insights for hedging and diversification strategies
Owing to frequent fluctuations in global markets, diversifying acro...
Published: 15 December 2015
Paul Alagidede, Gideon Boako
Policy Brief
The Impact of the Dividend Tax in South Africa: A Dynamic CGE Model Analysis
This paper analyses the economy-wide impact of the dividend tax (DT...
Published: 3 September 2015
Jean L. Erero, Elizabeth Gavin
Working Paper
Art investment as a portfolio diversification strategy in South Africa
Art has been suggested as a good way to diversify investment portfo...
Published: 21 August 2015
Brett Scott, Jen D. Snowball, Ferdi Botha
Working Paper
Debt must be invested, not consumed
We look at recent trends in debt, government consumption and invest...
Published: 4 August 2015
Michael E. Rose, Hylton Hollander, Co-Pierre Georg
Policy Brief
A Panel Ordered Response Model for Sovereign Credit ratings in Africa
In recent times there has been an increased focus on the myriad inv...
Published: 26 September 2014
Marinda Pretorius, Ilse Botha
Working Paper
A Network Analysis of the Evolution of the German Interbank Market
In this paper, we report a descriptive investigation of the structu...
Published: 10 September 2014
Stefano Battiston, Tarik Roukny, Co-Pierre Georg
Working Paper
Timing a Hedge Decision: The Development of a Composite Technical Indicator for White M...
South African white maize is considered to be significantly more vo...
Published: 26 February 2014
Chris van Heerden, Frans Dreyer, Susari Geldenhuys
Working Paper
On the impossibility of insider trade in rational expectations equilibria
Existing no trade results are based on the common prior assumption ...
Published: 12 December 2013
Alexander Zimper
Working Paper
Kalman Filtering and Online Learning Algorithms for Portfolio Selection
This paper proposes a new online learning algorithms for portfolio ...
Published: 28 November 2013
Raphael Nkomo, Alain Kabundi
Working Paper
Short Run Underpricing of Initial Public Offering (IPOs) in the Johannesburg Stock Exch...
Working paper 344 The underpricing of initial public offerings (IPO...
Published: 23 April 2013
Paul Alagidede, Gillian van Heerden
Journal Publication
Institutional dynamics and capital accumulation: Evidence from Namibia and Tanzania
The purpose of this study is to examine the impact of institutions ...
Published: 7 December 2012
Bernhard P. Zaaruka
Working Paper
A decision-theoretic model of asset-price underreaction and overreaction to dividend news
We combine new developments in decision theory with a standard cons...
Published: 26 September 2012
Alexander Zimper, Alexander Ludwig
Working Paper
“Global since Gold” The Globalisation of Conglomerates: Explaining the Experience from ...
The internationalisation of enterprises is one of the essential way...
Published: 25 September 2012
Grietjie Verhoef
Working Paper
Aftercare of inward foreign direct investment: A case study of South Africa
Attraction of new inward foreign direct investment (FDI) globally, ...
Published: 23 September 2012
Ronald Mears, Benjamin Manasoe
Working Paper
The South African Phillips Curve: How Applicable is the Gordon Model?
Is there a Phillips curve relationship present in South Africa and ...
Published: 19 September 2012
Philippe Burger, Marina Marinkov
Working Paper
Arbitrage, Cointegration and Efficiency in Financial Markets in the Presence of Financi...
The authors gratefully acknowledge the assistance of Genesis Analyt...
Published: 27 September 2001
Working Paper

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