Keyword: lockdown

Dr Channing Arndt on Building back fairer from the Covid-19 Pandemic in South Africa
Post-pandemic, South Africa’s economy finds itself in a constrained...
Margaux Giannaros, Channing Arndt
Podcast
Part 4: Building back for a sustainable future
The discussion is based on two papers: , by Channing Arndt, Robert ...
Witness Simbanegavi, Matthew Simmonds, IFPRI, GIZ, ERSA, Channing Arndt
Dialogue
Dr Matthew Stern on understanding South Africa’s trade policy and performance
An issue often overlooked in many discussions is that of exports an...
Matthew Stern
Podcast
Part 3: International perspectives and South Africa’s trade policy
The discussion is based on two papers: and Understanding South Afr...
Sherman Robinson, Montford Mlachila, Matthew Simmonds, Marianne Matthee, Matthew Stern
Dialogue
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
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
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
Dr Daan Steenkamp on forecasting GDP: why trucks matter in SA
In our second podcast with Dr Daan Steenkamp, a lead economist at t...
Daan Steenkamp
Podcast
Estimating a New Keynesian Wage Phillips Curve
This paper estimates a New Keynesian Wage Phillips Curve for South ...
Nicola Viegi, Vincent Dadam
Working Paper
Social distancing in macroeconomic models
The paper introduces voluntary social distancing to the canonical e...
Yoseph Y. Getachew
Working 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
Forest commons, vertical integration and smallholder’s saving and investment responses:...
As the result of prohibitively high transaction costs, smallholder ...
Dambala Gelo
Working Paper
Optimal Targeted Lockdowns in a Multi-Group SIR Model
We study targeted lockdowns in a multi-group SIR model where infect...
Michael D. Whinston, Victor Chernozhukovz, Iván Werning, Daron Acemoglu
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
Alex van den Heever on South Africa’s public healthcare response to the COVID-19 pandem...
In this podcast Prof. Alex van den Heever, the Chair of Social Secu...
Alex van der Heever
Podcast
Nicola Viegi on the South African economic response to the Coronavirus: policies and pr...
Nicola Viegi, Deputy Director of ERSA, talks with Margaux G on the ...
Nicola Viegi
Podcast

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