Keyword: Labour Market

South Africa’s future will be decided in our cities
Discussion Document 14 South Africa’s cities face multiple, overlap...
Dieter von Fintel, Justin Visagie, Ivan Turok, Takwanisa Machemedze, Claus Rabe, Sebastian Galiani, Edward Glaeser
Discussion Document
Call for Papers: Labour Economics
The Microeconomics, Labour and Inequality Group is pleased to annou...
Call for Papers
Importance of employment programs for the youth in South Africa
Discussion Document 08 The present report reviews the literature on...
Michelle Pleace, Jéssica Gagete-Miranda
Discussion Document
Why SA isn’t getting the growth it needs
The Covid Project — a research project to assess SA’s economic pros...
Claire Bisseker
Business Live
COVID-19 and the South African Economy
Discussion Document 02 As South Africa looks to navigate itself out...
Matthew Stern, Christopher Loewald
Discussion Document
Revisiting the accuracy of inflation forecasts in Nigeria: The oil price-exchange rate-...
Motivated by the distinctive paradoxical nature of the Nigerian eco...
Yusuf Yakubua, Ojo Adelakun, Kazeem Isah, Elias Udeaja, Abdulkader C. Mahomedy
Working Paper
Household debt and consumption dynamics: A non-developed world view following the financ...
According to recent macroeconomic evidence (Bosch and Koch 2020b; F...
Matthew W. Clance, Steven F. Koch, Adél Bosch
Working Paper
Prof Andreas Wörgötter on addressing current and persisting challenges in South Africa’...
At a time when tensions are rising due to growing inequality and un...
Andreas Wörgötter
Podcast
Part 2: Recovery policies and labour utilization
The discussion is based on two research papers: and Addressing low...
Matthew Simmonds, Witness Simbanegavi, Sherwin Gabriel, Romain A. Duval, Murray Leibbrandt, Andreas Wörgötter
Dialogue
Addressing low labour utilisation in South Africa
Policy Paper 27 South Africa’s stubbornly low labour utilisation ra...
Christopher Loewald, Konstantin Makrelov, Andreas Wörgötter
Policy Paper
Timothy Köhler on SA’s labour market: is a national lockdown as severe as we think?
It is just over a year since South Africa had to succumb to what wa...
Timothy Köhler
Podcast
Isaah Mhlanga on SA’s Budget Speech: adopting a business-friendly approach
After the challenges raised by Covid-19 and the increasing risks co...
Isaah Mhlanga
Podcast
The effect of colonial and pre-colonial institutions on contemporary education in Africa
This paper argues that contrary to previous findings, present-day e...
Matthew W. Clance, Leoné Walters, Carolyn Chisadza
Working Paper
Estimating a New Keynesian Wage Phillips Curve
This paper estimates a New Keynesian Wage Phillips Curve for South ...
Nicola Viegi, Vincent Dadam
Working Paper
Dr Filippo Taddei on Structural Reforms in Italy: what can South Africa learn?
After its sovereign debt crisis in 2011, Italy experienced its wors...
Filippo Taddei
Podcast
‘Quantitative Easing' and central bank asset purchases in South Africa: A DSGE approach
This paper develops a small open-economy (SOE) dynamic stochastic g...
Cobus Vermeulen
Isaah Mhlanga on why South Africa’s unemployment rate went down this Covid-Quarter
In this podcast, ERSA’s host speaks to Isaah Mhlanga, a Chief Econo...
Isaah Mhlanga
Podcast
The Italian jobs act – Lessons and challenges from Structural Reforms in Italy by Filip...
The topic for the first virtual meeting is Labour Market Reforms fo...
Filippo Taddei
Webinar
Consumer Preferences for Genetically Modified Organisms in Cape Town: A Choice Experime...
This paper reports a study done on Cape Town consumers, with the ai...
Herbert Ntuli, Benjamin Dovey
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 ...
Neryvia Pillay Bell
Podcast
The persistence of apartheid regional wage disparities in South Africa
Despite the ending of apartheid, regional wage disparities remain p...
Lawrence Edwards, Gibson Mudiriza
Working Paper
Who benefits from being self-employed in urban Ghana?
The income gap between the self-employed and wage earners is of int...
Adeola Oyenubi
Policy Brief
Obesity Based Labour Market Discrimination in South Africa: A Dynamic Panel Analysis
There is increasing concern regarding obesity related healthcare co...
Junita Henry, Umakrishnan Kollamparambil
Working Paper
Labour market impact of internal in-migration: A district level analysis of South Africa
Despite the lack of clarity in literature with regards to the quest...
Umakrishnan Kollamparambil
Working Paper
National minimum wage in South Africa: A Computable General Equilibrium Model Analysis
This paper analyses the economy-wide impact of the national minimum...
Jean L. Erero
Policy Brief
Birth order effects on education attainment and child labour: Evidence from Lesotho
Education (both school enrolment and achievement) is low in much of...
Ramaele Moshoeshoe
Policy Brief
Birth Order Effects on Educational Attainment and Child Labour: Evidence from Lesotho
This paper examines the e ffect of birth order on educational attai...
Ramaele Moshoeshoe
Working Paper
The impact of health on the employment and earnings of young South Africans
This paper estimates the impact of health on employment and earning...
Chijioke O. Nwosu
Working Paper
Labour Market and Monetary Policy in South Africa
Unemployment is the defining characteristic of the South African ec...
Vincent Dadam, Nicola Viegi
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
The role of international institutions of global governance in steering globalization
Globalization is a historical process, as it traces back to the 14t...
Charles V. R. Wait, T. A. Thibane
Working Paper
The South African labour market, 1995-2013
This paper investigates the changes in the South African labour mar...
Mariana Moses, Lyle Festus, Derek Yu, Atoko Kasongo
Working Paper
Imperfect Labour Markets
Imperfect Labour Markets When: Thursday 19th February – Friday 20th...
Jan van Ours
Workshop
Optimal Monetary Policy with Learning by Doing
I study the implications of learning by doing in production for opt...
Chris Redl
Working Paper
The characteristics of volunteers in South Africa
Volunteers are people who supply labour for the production of goods...
Waldo F. Krugell, Ferdinand Niyimbanira
Working Paper
Labour Economics
The Microeconomics, Labour and Inequality Group is pleased to annou...
Submit paper: 22 August 2014
Tito Boeri, Jan van Ours
Workshop

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