Keyword: Research Methods

Call for Application: Training Workshop for Graduate Students: South African Economic H...
South African economic history is undergoing a mini-revolution. Ass...
Call for Application
Sanctioned quotas vs information provisioning for community wildlife conservation in Zi...
We investigate the behavioural responses of resource users to polic...
Anne-Sophie Crépin, Herbert Ntuli, Edwin Muchapondwa, Caroline Schill
Journal Publication
Characteristics of the South African retirement fund industry
Using administrative data, we examine three characteristics of the ...
Neryvia Pillay Bell, Johannes W. Fedderke
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
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
‘Learning to export’ and ‘learning to innovate’: Revisiting the relationship between in...
This paper examines the relationship between innovation and export ...
Fiona Tregenna, Elvis K. Avenyo, Kwanele Ngwadleka
Working Paper
Bridging the Divide Online Course: Fundamentals of Effective Communication
This course will comprise four sessions as follows: Sessions 1 and ...
ERSA
BTD Online Course
The effect of cigarette price changes on smoking prevalence by gender: The case of Sout...
South Africa successfully reduced smoking prevalence by substantial...
Corné van Walbeek, Nicole Vellios, Zachary Gitonga
Working Paper
Prof. Nicola Viegi on SAMNet: a new economic modelling network is born
Adapting to the times, ERSA introduces its new initiative – the Sou...
Nicola Viegi
Podcast
The effects of presentation formats in choice experiments
Although stated-preference surveys take various forms, the use of e...
Johane Dikgang, Genius Murwirapachena
Policy Brief
POSTPONED: Economics of Digitization
**Keynote Speakers** Marc Bourreau (Telecom Paris) Frank Verboven (...
Marc Bourreau, Frank Verboven
Workshop
Adapting Herzberg: Predicting attendees' satisfaction and intention to re-visit a festi...
This study adapts Herzberg’s two-factor theory to investigate...
Tembi M. Tichaawa, Love O. Idahosa
Working Paper
Skills, employment, strong local institutions and good relationships between people and...
Subsistence poaching can severely threaten biodiversity and communi...
Herbert Ntuli, Edwin Muchapondwa, Amanda Linell, Aksel Sundström, Sverker C. Jagers, Martin Sjöstedt
Policy Brief
Adapting Herzberg: Predicting attendees’ satisfaction and intention to re-visit a local...
Globally, the tourism sector has been identified as crucial to atta...
Tembi M. Tichaawa, Love O. Idahosa
Policy Brief
‘The Prince and the Pauper’: The effect of inherited-wealth status on productivity in t...
This experiment contributes to the developing literature on the rel...
Dr Sofia Monteiro, Patrizio Piraino, Justine Burns
Policy Brief
Taxpayers’ behavioural responses to Voluntary Disclosure Programmes: evidence from Sout...
South Africa, like any other country, strives towards greater tax r...
Ada Jansen, Sophia du Plessis, Chengetai Dare
Working Paper
The Prince and the Pauper: The effect of inherited-wealth status on productivity in the...
There is limited theory and empirical evidence about the effects of...
Justine Burns, Dr Sofia Monteiro, Patrizio Piraino
Working Paper
Sources of Dualism in Modern Rationalist Thought: Implications for Islamic Economics
This paper follows on from the previous one in this series on the i...
Abdulkader C. Mahomedy
Working Paper
The Disintegrating Force of Rationalism on Economics: What it means for Islamic Economics
In the last of this three-part study, the impact of the two dominan...
Abdulkader C. Mahomedy
Working Paper
Comovement and the Financialization of Commodities
Commodity markets have experienced a surge in participation by fina...
Matteo Bonato, Luca Taschini
Policy Brief
Bayesian learning with multiple priors and non-vanishing ambiguity
The existing models of Bayesian learning with multiple priors by Ma...
Wei Ma, Alexander Zimper
Working Paper
Does Massive Research Funding Work?: Lessons from South Africa
Does research output increase significantly when funding allocation...
Johannes W. Fedderke, Marcela Goldschmidt
Policy Brief
The effects of social media on cognitive development in undergraduate economics students
The study attempts to evaluate the effectiveness of social media on...
Naiefa Rashied, Ling Ting
Working Paper
Construction and analysis of a composite quality of life index for a region of South Af...
This study employs a novel approach to measure and analyse quality ...
Talita Dalton-Greyling, Fiona Tregenna
Working Paper
Training Workshop for Graduate Students: South African Economic History
South African economic history is undergoing a mini-revolution. Ass...
Submit paper: 10 October 2014
ERSA
Workshop
Does Massive Funding Support of Researchers Work?: Evaluating the Impact of the South A...
Does knowledge and innovation need to come with a big price tag? Th...
Johannes W. Fedderke, M. Velez
Working Paper
Dynamic CGE Modelling Training Workshop
A five day intensive course in dynamic CGE modelling will be presen...
Peter Dixon, Maureen Rimmer
Workshop
Biased Bayesian Learning with an Application to the Risk-Free Rate Puzzle
Based on the axiomatic framework of Choquet decision theory, we dev...
Alexander Zimper, Alexander Ludwig
Working Paper
International Trade and Labour Demand Elasticities: Is there Any Empirical Evidence fro...
There are various pathways through which the impact of trade openne...
Abdulkader C. Mahomedy
Working Paper
Economic Regulators Conference - Call for Submission of Abstracts
The National Energy Regulator of South Africa (NERSA) is proud to a...
NERSA
Workshop
Advanced CGE Modelling Course
ERSA and the Department of Economics at The University of Pretoria ...
University of Pretoria, ERSA
Workshop
SASI-ERSA Savings Workshop
This workshop takes place from August 4 to August 5, 2009 at the So...
SASI, ERSA
Workshop
The Objectivity of National Research Foundation Peer Review Based Ratings in South Africa
This paper examines the strength of association between the outcome...
Johannes W. Fedderke
Working Paper
The emergence of "fifty-fifty" probability judgements in a conditional Savage world
This paper models the empirical phenomenon of persistent fifty-fift...
Alexander Zimper
Working Paper
Providing Economic Incentives for Biodiversity Conservation in an Emerging Bioregional ...
This paper starts from the now widely-held premise that biodiversit...
Kelly Scheepers, Eric Mungatana, Frank Matose, Harry Biggs, Kevin Moore, Edwin Muchapondwa, Amanda Driver
Working Paper
An epistemic model of an agent who does not reflect on reasoning processes
This paper introduces an epistemic model of a boundedly rational ag...
Alexander Zimper
Working Paper