Keyword: Policy

Assessing the Impact of Environmental Policies on South African Trade
Discussion Document 16 South Africa’s economy is highly reliant ...
Published: 30 January 2024
Gracelin Baskaran
Discussion Document
2nd ERSA/CEPR Workshop on Macroeconomic Policy in Emerging Markets
Conference Date and Location:  25-26 January 2024, Pretoria, South ...
Submit paper: 15 July 2022
Published: 8 December 2023
SAMNet Workshop
Delivering a difficult MTBPS
Running up to the elections next year, this was a difficult MTBPS t...
Published: 3 November 2023
Margaux Giannaros, Isaah Mhlanga
Call for papers: 2nd ERSA/CEPR Workshop on Macroeconomic Policy in Emerging Markets
Conference Date and Location:  25-26 January 2024, Pretoria, South ...
Submit paper: 15 July 2022
Published: 24 October 2023
Call for Papers
Tax effort and capacity in developing countries: Unravelling the impact of the informal...
Working paper 889 This study focuses on estimating the tax effort i...
Published: 26 September 2023
Ezekiel Lengaram
Working Paper
Foresight Africa 2023: Presentation
Brookings Institution’s Flagship Foresight Africa 2023 was wr...
Published: 2 March 2023
Aloysius Uche Ordu
Workshop Presentation
Foresight Africa 2023: A Southern African Perspective
Please join the Brookings Institution and Economics Research Southe...
Published: 14 February 2023
Haroon Bhorat, Matthew Simmonds, Mamokete Lijane, Will Pearson, Aloysius Uche Ordu, Gracelin Baskaran
South African Modelling Network (SAMNET) Virtual Workshop: Emerging Markets back in the...
Background and Objective: Emerging markets have been out of the new...
Published: 27 June 2022
Laura Alfaro, Javier Bianchi
SAMNet Workshop
Call for papers: Emerging Markets back in the spotlight - Risks and policy options
Background and Objective: Emerging markets have been out of the new...
Submit paper: 15 July 2022
Published: 6 April 2022
Laura Alfaro, Javier Bianchi
Call for SAMNet Papers
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...
Published: 21 May 2021
Timothy Köhler
Isaah Mhlanga on SA Budget 2021: Good news from SA’s 2020 Monetary and Fiscal Policy De...
Joining ERSA’s host in this podcast is Isaah Mhlanga, a Chief Econo...
Published: 19 February 2021
Isaah Mhlanga
Prof Scott Baker on measuring economic policy uncertainty: yes, measuring uncertainty
Levels of uncertainty have existed throughout time yet measuring un...
Published: 23 October 2020
Scott Baker
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...
Published: 16 October 2020
Chris Loewald
Prof. Nicola Viegi on SAMNet: a new economic modelling network is born
Adapting to the times, ERSA introduces its new initiative – the Sou...
Published: 9 October 2020
Nicola Viegi
Part 4: Towards a fiscal policy that supports economic recovery while achieving sustain...
Drawing on the discussions in the previous 3 sessions, session 4 wi...
Published: 7 September 2020
Matthew Simmonds, Ricardo Hausmann, Laurence Harris, Johannes W. Fedderke, Federico Sturzenegger, Abebe Selassie
Part 3: The role of fiscal policy in the post-Corona economic recovery
South Africa has a comparably large government sector, and the choi...
Published: 28 August 2020
Christopher Loewald, Matthew Simmonds, Xavier Debrun, Mamokete Lijane, Gilad Isaacs, Federico Sturzenegger, Chris Loewald, Andrew Donaldson
Part 2: Financing the budget in the post-Corona world
Matthew delves into what financing the budget deficit in the post-C...
Published: 26 August 2020
Brian Kantor, Matthew Simmonds, Xavier Debrun, Tshepiso Moahloli, Owen Willcox, Mamokete Lijane, Lucio Castro, Ian Stuart
Part 1: Understanding the concept of "fiscal sustainability" in the post-Corona world
Debt sustainability is equivalent to government solvency and from a...
Published: 7 August 2020
Tshepiso Moahloli, Owen Willcox, Ian Stuart, Mamokete Lijane, Brian Kantor, Xavier Debrun, Lucio Castro
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 ...
Published: 8 April 2020
Nicola Viegi
Changes in the Liquidity Effect Over Time: Evidence from Four Monetary Policy Regimes
Monetary policy, post Bretton Woods, saw the emergence of the short...
Published: 24 August 2017
Dawid J. van Lill
Policy Brief
Shaping macroeconomic outcomes
Policy Paper 23 By early 2016, financial market participants had be...
Published: 18 July 2017
Christopher Loewald
Policy Paper
National minimum wage in South Africa: A Computable General Equilibrium Model Analysis
This paper analyses the economy-wide impact of the national minimum...
Published: 22 November 2016
Jean L. Erero
Policy Brief
Diagnosing Deep Roots of Development: Genetic, Disease and Environmental Factors
We examine the association between indicators of real GDP per capit...
Published: 2 October 2014
Valerio Napolioni, Robert E. Klitgaard, Johannes W. Fedderke, James P. MacMurray
Working Paper
Achieving Higher Growth and Employment: Policy options for South Africa
Using a dynamic computable general equilibrium model, the paper pro...
Published: 14 May 2013
David Faulkner, Christopher Loewald, Konstantin Makrelov
Working Paper
Higher education
Policy Paper 05 Statistical information on the output of universiti...
Published: 3 October 2012
Charles Simkins
Policy Paper
From chimera to prospect: South African sources of and constraints on long-term growth,...
Policy Paper 01 The paper takes stock of South Africa’s past growth...
Published: 3 October 2012
Johannes W. Fedderke
Policy Paper
Higher levels of tax evasion in a corrupt economy, encourage policy making that hinders...
When amplified levels of corruption and reduced penalties for illeg...
Published: 27 September 2009
Rangan Gupta, Emmanuel Ziramba
Policy Brief
From uneducating to educating South Africa: Some thoughts on new policy imperatives in ...
Policy Paper (Interest) 08 This paper examines the policy implicati...
Published: 27 September 2001
Policy Paper

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