Keyword: Technological Innovation

Banks’ Physical Footprint and Financial Technology Adoption
Working Paper 888 Do physical bank branches moderate the diffusion ...
Bernardo Ricca, Lucas A. Mariani, José Renato H. Ornelas
Working Paper
Workshop on Financial Technology and Development
Financial technology has developed rapidly in many developing count...
Giorgia Barboni, Giorgia Barboni, Allan Davids, Co-Pierre Georg, Willem H. Boshoff, Lukasz Grzybowski, Lucas A. Mariani
Seminar
Call for Application: 2023 Advanced Empirical Methods in Finance and Economics Course
This is not an Econometrics Course – it is an advanced course...
Submit paper: 9 July 2023
Call for Application
2023 Advanced Empirical Methods in Finance and Economics Course
This is not an Econometrics Course – it is an advanced course...
Submit paper: 9 July 2023
Lucas A. Mariani
Course
Call for Papers: Workshop on Financial Technology and Development
Financial technology has developed rapidly in many developing count...
Submit paper: 14 July 2023
Call for Papers
Competition policy and regulation in digital markets
A 1-day ERSA workshop took place on 30th September  2022 in Stellen...
Zubair Patel, Yegnanew Shiferaw, Wihan Marais, Wawa Nkosi, Prince Changole, Petrus Potgieter, Paul Dunn, Megan Friday, Lukasz Grzybowski, Julius Nyamwena, Jan-Louis van Tonder, Grace Nsomba, Elvis K. Avenyo, Dumakude Nxumalo, Alexander Zimper
Workshop
‘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
Impact of technological progress on carbon emissions in different country income groups
This study examines the complex relationship between carbon emissio...
Roula Inglesi-Lotz, Chris B. Milindi
Working Paper
The effects of technology intensity in manufacturing on CO2 emissions: Evidence from de...
Industrialisation is recognised as important for developing countri...
Fiona Tregenna, Elvis K. Avenyo
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 South African - United States Sovereign Bond Spread and its Association with Macroe...
The yield spread of South African to United States 10 year governme...
Johannes W. Fedderke
Working Paper
“BigTech’s Foray Into Finance - Opportunities and Challenges Ahead”
The financial system faces unprecedented change at a rapid speed. N...
UCT, UCG GSB, ERSA
Workshop
Substitution between fixed and mobile data amidst high levels of poverty and inequality
Mobile broadband is the main means of connecting to the internet in...
Ryan Hawthrone, Lukasz Grzybowski
Policy Brief
Narrowing the ‘digital divide’: the role of complementarities between fixed and mobile ...
We study substitution between fixed and mobile broadband services i...
Ryan Hawthrone, Lukasz Grzybowski
Working Paper
The J-Curve Phenomenon: Evidence from Commodity Trade Between South Africa and the Unit...
Across the world, efforts by countries to gain international compet...
Hammed Amusa, David Fadiran
Policy Brief
Risk Preferences and the Impact of Credit and Insurance on Farm Technology Uptake
We use a series of credit and insurance simulation games to test th...
Martine Visser, Kerri Brick, Hafsah Jumare
Working Paper
Race to the top: Does competition in the DSL market matter for fibre penetration?
High speed broadband creates potential productivity gains and has a...
Paul W. J. de Bijl, Helanya Fourie
Policy Brief
Decomposing the South African CO₂ emissions within a BRICS countries context: The energ...
The main purpose of this study is to test the hypothesis of the reb...
Roula Inglesi-Lotz
Policy Brief
The Interdependence between the Saving Rate and Technology across Regimes: Evidence fro...
This paper hypothesises that the saving rate and technological prog...
Kevin S. Nell, Maria M. De Mello
Policy Brief
7th Annual Meeting of the African Economic History Network: Innovation and the African ...
The African Economic History Network, in association with the Labor...
Laboratory for the Economics Africa’s Past, Harvard University’s Centre for African African Studies, ERSA, African Economic History Network
Workshop
Will Technological Change Save the World? The Rebound Effect in International Transfer...
Technological change and its transfer to developing countries is of...
Tim Swanson, Mare Sarr
Policy Brief
Financial Development and Economic Growth in SADC: Cross Country Spatial Spill-Over Eff...
The study bridges a knowledge gap regarding the relationship betwee...
Gift Mugano, Pierre Le Roux, Alex Bara
Policy Brief
Financial Innovation and Economic Growth in the SADC
The study empirically establishes the causal relationship between f...
Gift Mugano, Pierre Le Roux, Alex Bara
Working Paper
Bilateral Investment Treaties: An unfair proposition for Developing countries
After the explosive expansion of Bilateral Investment Treaties (BIT...
Umakrishnan Kollamparambil
Policy Brief
Foreign Firm Ownership and Productivity Spillovers in the Southern African Development ...
The study uses firm level data from the World Bank Enterprise Surve...
John P. Dunne, Nicholas Masiyandima
Working Paper
Financial Innovation and Money Demand in Sub-Saharan Africa
Understanding the relationship between money demand and its determi...
John P. Dunne, Elizabeth Kasekende
Policy Brief
Financial Innovation and Money Demand: Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa
While the effect of financial innovation on money demand has been w...
John P. Dunne, Elizabeth Kasekende
Working Paper
Festival fringe production and the long tail
In the past 15 years, there has been a worldwide proliferation of a...
Jen D. Snowball, Caitlan Russell
Policy Brief
Climate, Technological Change and Economic Growth
This paper investigates the incentive for developing adaptation tec...
Paul Alagidede, George Adu
Policy Brief
The data revolution in African economic history
Big Data can be consequential for the field of history. The surge i...
Johan Fourie
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
Estimating broadband diffusion in the EU using NUTS1 regional data
In this paper we use panel data on NUTS 1 regional data for 27 EU c...
Magali Dauvin, Lukasz Grzybowski
Working Paper
A Cost-Benefit Analysis of Concentrator Photovoltaic Technology Use in South Africa: A ...
The South African government currently faces the dual problems of c...
Eugene E. Van Dyk, Justin Beukes, Mario du Preez
Working Paper
Fixed-to-Mobile Substitution in the European Union
This paper analyzes substitution between access to fixed-line and m...
Lukasz Grzybowski
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...
Willem H. Boshoff
Working Paper
Asymmetry and discrimination in internet peering evidence from the LINX
Is the quality of interconnection between Internet operators affect...
Emanuele Giovannetti, Alessio D’Ignazio
Working Paper