Keyword: Market Structure

Call for Application: The Second Economic Theory Workshop “Economies with Asymmetric In...
Keynote Speakers: Professor Wanda Mimra (ETH Zuerich, Switzerland) ...
Submit paper: 1 August 2014
Published: 22 June 2023
Call for Application
Dr Matthew Stern on understanding South Africa’s trade policy and performance
An issue often overlooked in many discussions is that of exports an...
Published: 5 August 2021
Matthew Stern
Podcast
Part 3: International perspectives and South Africa’s trade policy
The discussion is based on two papers: Covid-19 and Lockdown Polici...
Published: 29 July 2021
Sherman Robinson, Montford Mlachila, Matthew Simmonds, Marianne Matthee, Matthew Stern
Dialogue
Building a competitive and dynamic green industrial sector in South Africa after COVID-19
Policy Paper 28 COVID-19 gave the world a glimpse of how devastatin...
Published: 28 June 2021
Tendai Gwatidzo, Witness Simbanegavi
Policy Paper
The effect of cigarette price changes on smoking prevalence by gender: The case of Sout...
South Africa successfully reduced smoking prevalence by substantial...
Published: 19 April 2021
Corné van Walbeek, Nicole Vellios, Zachary Gitonga
Working Paper
Trade Openness and Fertility Rates in Africa: Panel Data Evidence
We study the effect of trade openness on fertility rates in fifty A...
Published: 13 January 2020
Matthew W. Clance, Yoseph Y. Getachew, Manoel Bittencourt
Working Paper
Benefits of regulation vs. competition where inequality is high: The case of mobile tel...
South Africa is the most unequal country in the world, with a Gini ...
Published: 6 August 2019
Ryan Hawthrone, Lukasz Grzybowski
Policy Brief
Benefits of regulation vs competition where inequality is high: The case of mobile tele...
We test for the distributional effects of regulation and entry in t...
Published: 2 August 2019
Ryan Hawthrone, Lukasz Grzybowski
Working Paper
The origin of extractive states in Africa: The case of the British Cape Colony, 1834-1909
The majority of African states continue to be regarded as extractiv...
Published: 16 May 2019
Johan Fourie, Abel Gwaindepi
Working Paper
Estimating a time-varying financial conditions index for South Africa?
This paper uses 39 monthly time series of the financial market obse...
Published: 29 November 2017
Asi Mbelu, Alain Kabundi
Working Paper
Macroprudential policy and foreign interest rate shocks: A comparison of different inst...
This paper presents a generic small open economy real business cycl...
Published: 27 October 2017
Guangling Dave Liu, Chris Garbers
Working Paper
The analysis of borders effects in intra-African trade
The study aims to analyze the border effects on intra-African trade...
Published: 23 August 2017
Emilie C. Kinfack-Djoumessi, Alain P. Bala
Working Paper
The Competitive Status of the South African Wheat Industry
This article investigates the competitiveness of the South African ...
Published: 12 April 2017
Philippus. C. Cloete, Johannes D. van der Merwe, Herman D. van Schalkwyk, Ewert P. J. Kleynhans
Working Paper
Capital controls and foreign currency denomination
This paper studies the effectiveness of capital controls with forei...
Published: 24 February 2017
Guangling Dave Liu, Fernando Garcia-Barragan
Working Paper
The Impact of Telecommunication Regulatory Policy on Mobile Retail Price in Sub-Saharan...
This paper examines the e ect of regulatory policies on mobile reta...
Published: 7 February 2017
Onkokame Mothobi
Working Paper
Impact of Crime on Firm Entry: Evidence from South Africa
In this paper, we analyse the relationship between crime and the en...
Published: 2 December 2016
Lawrence Edwards, Godfrey Mahofa, Asha Sundaram
Working Paper
Lecture Series in Economic Theory: "Asymmetric Information in Markets and Organizations"
In part 1 of this lecture, we are going to introduce the basic set-...
Published: 18 January 2016
University of Pretoria
Workshop
Art in Africa: Market Structure and Pricing Behavior in the South African Fine Art Auct...
In contrast to the international market in major centers such as Ne...
Published: 2 October 2014
Kaini Li, Johannes W. Fedderke
Working Paper
The Fundamental Determinants of Competitiveness in African Countries
This study investigates the drivers of competitiveness in African e...
Published: 26 September 2014
Olumide Taiwo, Julius A. Agbor
Working Paper
Assessing the Causal Impact of Tobacco Expenditure on Household Spending Patterns in Za...
This paper adds to the literature on the crowding out effect of tob...
Published: 19 August 2014
Grieve Chelwa
Working Paper
The Second Economic Theory Workshop “Economies with Asymmetric Information”
Keynote Speakers: Professor Wanda Mimra (ETH Zuerich, Switzerland) ...
Submit paper: 1 August 2014
Published: 7 July 2014
Wanda Mimra, Pierre Fleckinger
Workshop
A Disaggregated Analysis of Product Price Integration in the Southern African Developme...
Integrated product markets are characterised by the absence of (or ...
Published: 17 February 2014
Asha Sundaram, Neil Balchin, Lawrence Edwards
Policy Brief
Bank Deposit Contracts Versus Financial Market Participation in Emerging Economies
The financial sector of emerging economies in Africa is characteriz...
Published: 24 June 2013
Alexander Zimper
Working Paper
Concentration Measures as an element in testing the structure-conduct-performance paradigm
The original structure-conduct-performance (SCP) paradigm, accordin...
Published: 23 April 2013
Johann du Pisanie
Working Paper
Technical barriers to trade faced by South African SMME’s
Policy Paper 02 South Africa is an open economy, and, therefore, it...
Published: 3 October 2012
Michael A. Peet, Steven F. Koch
Policy Paper
Is Africa Integrating? Evidence from Product Markets
Integration into the global trading environment is viewed as a key ...
Published: 26 September 2012
Neil Rankin, Lawrence Edwards
Working Paper
Band-pass filters and business cycle analysis: Highfrequency and medium-term deviation ...
Many analysts use band-pass filters to remove so-called permanent c...
Published: 23 September 2012
Willem H. Boshoff
Working Paper
Border Tax Adjustments to Negate the Economic Impact of an Electricity Generation Tax
In the 2008 Budget Review, the South African government announced i...
Published: 22 September 2012
Margaret Chitiga-Mabugu, Reyno Seymore, Jan H. van Heerden
Working Paper
Antitrust Analysis for the Internet Upstream Market: a BGP Approach
In this paper we study concentration in the European Internet upstr...
Published: 19 September 2012
Emanuele Giovannetti, Alessio D’Ignazio
Working Paper
Changing factor market conditions in South Africa: The labour market - a sectoral descr...
Policy Paper (Interest) 05 This paper presents descriptive evidence...
Published: 27 September 2001
Policy Paper
Changing factor market conditions in South Africa: The capital market - a sectoral desc...
Policy Paper (Interest) 07 We explore changing conditions in South ...
Published: 27 September 2001
Policy Paper
Small business development, entrepreneurship and expanding the business sector in a dev...
Policy Paper (Interest) 14 A dynamic small business sector can make...
Published: 27 September 2001
John M. Luiz
Policy Paper
Economic integration, macroeconomic policy and micro markets
Policy Paper (Interest) 19 The New Partnership For Africa’s Develop...
Published: 27 September 2001
Christopher Loewald
Policy Paper

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