Podcast Type: Podcast

Gracelin Baskaran on how environmental policies may impact South African trade
One month after COP28, we record our first podcast of 2024. As the ...
Published: 7 January 2024
Margaux Giannaros, Gracelin Baskaran
Podcast
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
Podcast
Shedding light on AGOA
This week, after much anticipation, the AGOA Forum was hosted in Na...
Published: 3 November 2023
Gracelin Baskaran, Margaux Giannaros
Podcast
What do we expect from the MTBPS?
Prior to last year’s Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) th...
Published: 27 October 2023
Margaux Giannaros, Isaah Mhlanga
Podcast
A macroeconomic perspective of establishing a basic income grant
Adopting a broader perspective of the macroeconomics of basic incom...
Published: 15 December 2022
Daan Steenkamp, Hylton Hollander
Podcast
How would providing UBI impact structural poverty?
This podcast adopts a refreshing view on what Universal Basic Incom...
Published: 22 November 2022
Margaux Giannaros, Zimbali Mncube, Kelle Howson
Podcast
Prof Nicola Viegi deciphers the Nobel Prize winning research
In this podcast, ERSA’s host sits down with Prof. Nicola Viegi, the...
Published: 15 November 2022
Margaux Giannaros, Nicola Viegi
Podcast
EconData and the world of single source automatable data
In this podcast we learn how EconData has solved a couple problems ...
Published: 15 May 2022
Margaux Giannaros, Daan Steenkamp, Byron Botha
Podcast
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...
Published: 19 November 2021
Margaux Giannaros, Channing Arndt
Podcast
Isaah Mhlanga on a positive MTBPS: getting to know Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana
After our new Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana delivered his first...
Published: 12 November 2021
Isaah Mhlanga
Podcast
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
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...
Published: 23 July 2021
Andreas Wörgötter
Podcast
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...
Published: 1 July 2021
Nicola Viegi
Podcast
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
Podcast
Dr Rossouw van Jaarsveld on developing a forex network model: how to highlight risk tra...
Have you ever wondered how sensitive the South African Rand is to s...
Published: 7 May 2021
Rossouw van Jaarsveld
Podcast
Isaah Mhlanga on permanent spending habits: what to listen for while politicians campaign
It is not often that a country has an opportunity to allocate windf...
Published: 30 April 2021
Isaah Mhlanga
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...
Published: 19 March 2021
Daan Steenkamp
Podcast
Isaah Mhlanga on SA’s Budget Speech: adopting a business-friendly approach
After the challenges raised by Covid-19 and the increasing risks co...
Published: 5 March 2021
Isaah Mhlanga
Podcast
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
Podcast
Dr Biniam Bedasso on managing Public Finances: where does a quarter of the IMF’s Capaci...
In this podcast, ERSA’s host speaks to Dr Biniam Bedasso about Publ...
Published: 21 December 2020
Biniam E. Bedasso
Podcast
Dr Filippo Taddei on Structural Reforms in Italy: what can South Africa learn?
After its sovereign debt crisis in 2011, Italy experienced its wors...
Published: 9 December 2020
Filippo Taddei
Podcast
Dr Biniam Bedasso on immigration and political preferences in South Africa: how has vot...
During the past week the buzz word has been ‘voting’, given the nai...
Published: 13 November 2020
Biniam E. Bedasso
Podcast
Dr Daan Steenkamp on nowcasting: how economists benefit from machine learning and big data
With the unprecedented level of uncertainty in the economy, the abi...
Published: 30 October 2020
Daan Steenkamp
Podcast
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
Podcast
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
Podcast
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
Podcast
Isaah Mhlanga on why South Africa’s unemployment rate went down this Covid-Quarter
In this podcast, ERSA’s host speaks to Isaah Mhlanga, a Chief Econo...
Published: 2 October 2020
Isaah Mhlanga
Podcast
Prof. Estian Calitz on Fiscal Sustainability in South Africa: what are the shortcomings...
Shortly after the Minister of Finance gave his Supplementary Budget...
Published: 10 July 2020
Estian Calitz
Podcast
Dr David Fowkes on QE and central bank balance sheet policies: Does South Africa have ‘...
Shortly after the Governor of the SARB gave his speech about the fu...
Published: 26 June 2020
David Fowkes
Podcast
Prof Johannes W. Fedderke on the South African – US sovereign bond spread: how is this ...
In this podcast, Prof. Johannes W. Fedderke, the Director of ERSA s...
Published: 29 May 2020
Johannes W. Fedderke
Podcast
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 ...
Published: 30 April 2020
Neryvia Pillay Bell
Podcast
Manoel Bittencourt on COVID-19 Economic Facts in South Africa
In this insightful video, Prof. Manoel Bittencourt, from Wits Unive...
Published: 15 April 2020
Manoel Bittencourt
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...
Published: 15 April 2020
Alex van der Heever
Podcast
Chris Loewald on the Monetary Policy response to the Coronavirus pandemic in South Afri...
Amidst the Coronavirus Pandemic and an economic downgrade, we speak...
Published: 8 April 2020
Christopher Loewald
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 ...
Published: 8 April 2020
Nicola Viegi
Podcast
Nicola Viegi on the potential impact of the Coronavirus on South Africa: policy co-ordi...
In this podcast, Prof. Nicola Viegi, the Deputy Director of ERSA an...
Published: 8 April 2020
Nicola Viegi
Podcast

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