Research Archive (700)

  • Year 2010
  • Organisation Stellenbosch University
  • Publication Author(s) Marisa Coetzee
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
Session 3A: Social Grants, State Expenditure and Welfare Outcomes

  • Year 2010
  • Organisation University of Copenhagen; Human Sciences Research Council; Human Sciences Research Council
  • Publication Author(s) Channing Arndt; Andres Garcia; Stewart Nganda
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
Session 3A: Social Grants, State Expenditure and Welfare Outcomes

  • Year 2010
  • Organisation University of Copenhagen; Human Sciences Research Council; Human Sciences Research Council
  • Publication Author(s) Seedwell Hove; Albert Tounamama; Fulbert Tchanatchana
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
Session 2B: Inflation Dynamics

  • Year 2010
  • Organisation AMERU, University of the Witwatersrand
  • Publication Author(s) Kenneth Creaner; Greg Farrell; Neil Rankin
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
Session 2B: Inflation Dynamics

  • Year 2010
  • Organisation Stellenbosch University
  • Publication Author(s) Carlos Maia; Servaas Van der Berg
  • Countries and Regions Mozambique
Session 2B: Inflation Dynamics

  • Year 2010
  • Organisation MERSETA
  • Publication Author(s) Salim Akoojee
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
Session 2A: Scarce Skills

  • Year 2010
  • Organisation Jet Educational Services
  • Publication Author(s) Anthony Gewer
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
Session 2A: Scarce Skills

  • Year 2010
  • Organisation University of Pretoria
  • Publication Author(s) Andrew Merrifield
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
Session 2A: Scarce Skills

  • Year 2010
  • Organisation The Presidency; NALEDI
  • Publication Author(s) Alan Hirsch; Rudi Dicks
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
Session 1B: The Financial Crisis: Global and Regional Impacts

  • Year 2010
  • Organisation International Labour Office; American University; International labour Organisation
  • Publication Author(s) Davis Kucera; Leanne Roncolato; Erik Von Uexkull
  • Countries and Regions India, South Africa
Session 1B: The Financial Crisis: Global and Regional Impacts

  • Year 2010
  • Organisation KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Treasury
  • Publication Author(s) Clive Coetzee
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
Session 1B: The Financial Crisis: Global and Regional Impacts

  • Year 2010
  • Organisation Member of Parliament
  • Publication Author(s) Ben Turok
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
Session 1A: Financial Development and Economic Growth

  • Year 2010
  • Organisation University of Pretoria
  • Publication Author(s) Manoel Bittencourt
  • Countries and Regions Mercosur (Common Market of the South), South Africa
Session 1A: Financial Development and Economic Growth

  • Year 2010
  • Organisation University of the Witswatersrand; University of London; University of the Witwatersrand
  • Publication Author(s) Samantha Ashman; Ben Fine; Susan Newman
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
Session 1A: Financial Development and Economic Growth

  • Year 2010
  • Organisation Vaal University of Technology; Purdue University Calumet
  • Publication Author(s) Job Dubihlela; Pat Obi
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
Session 1A: Financial Development and Economic Growth

  • Year 2010
  • Organisation TIPS
  • Publication Author(s) Tsitsi Effie Mutambara
This paper examines the pattern of trade between IBSA countries for the period 2001-2008. We find that trade between the countries has been on the increase. After the IBSA initiative was established in 2003, each country recorded a significant growth in its trade with other IBSA countries in 2004, leading…

  • Year 2010
  • Organisation TIPS
  • Publication Author(s) Patrick Kanda; Andre Jordaan
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
This study involved the determination and analysis of trade potential for the South African pulp and paper industry using a gravity model approach. The pulp and paper sector was identified by the Department of Trade and Industry amongst four other lead sectors to enhance economic growth through the Accelerated and…
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  • Year 2010
  • Organisation TIPS
  • Publication Author(s) Adele Breytenbach, Andre Jordaan
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
This paper involved the determination and analysis of trade potential for the South African pulp and paper industry using a gravity model approach. The pulp and paper sector was identified by the Department of Trade and Industry amongst four other lead sectors to enhance economic growth through the Accelerated and Shared Growth…
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  • Year 2010
  • Organisation TIPS
  • Publication Author(s) Evans K. Chinembiri
This study seeks to model the effects of trade on employment in South Africa in a Labour Demand framework. The study uses aggregated data, as opposed to a number of studies that have used either factor content or growth accounting approaches. The paper specifically seeks to determine the extent to…

  • Year 2010
  • Organisation TIPS
  • Publication Author(s) G.L. Jonas Capôco
There is an increased recognition that actions to address climate change and the environment are intimately linked to economic growth and sustainable development goals and needs. Actions to promote increased resilience to climate change impacts and a lower greenhouse gas (GHG) emission economy in Southern African Development Community (SADC) fall…
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  • Year 2009
  • Organisation TIPS
  • Publication Author(s) Marcel Kohler
  • Countries and Regions Southern African Development Community (SADC)
Trade patterns change as a result of the international specialisation of production and the increased integration of world markets. This is especially evident in small open economies such as the countries that make up the SADC region. In 2000, the share of SADC industrial production that was exported stood at 12%;…
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  • Year 2009
  • Organisation TIPS
  • Publication Author(s) Albert Makochekanwa
  • Countries and Regions South Africa, Southern African Development Community (SADC)
Information on the impact of immigration on a host country's trade with particular reference to the African continent and the SADC region remains scant, if indeed it is ever available. This study seeks to fill this gap with an analysis of data. More specifically, the main objective of this study is…

  • Year 2009
  • Organisation TIPS
  • Publication Author(s) The Corporate Strategy and Industrial Development Research Programme (CSID); School of Economics and Business Sciences, University of Witwatersrand
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
Street trading is the most common type of informal self-employment activity in South Africa. Traders sell a range of products such as fruits and vegetables, cooked food, new and used clothing, cosmetics, footwear, dvds, “public” telephone services and mobile phone accessories. Most traders operate from stalls or tables in market…

  • Year 2009
  • Organisation TIPS
  • Countries and Regions Africa

  • Year 2009
  • Organisation TIPS
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
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  • Year 2009
  • Organisation Commonwealth Secretariat ‘Hub & Spokes’ Project
  • Publication Author(s) James Maringwa
  • Countries and Regions Southern African Development Community (SADC)
Member countries of the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) engaged in a number of bilateral trade liberalisation agreements and initiatives from as way back as the 1950s, the main objective being to increase bilateral trade flows through deeper opening and access of regional markets. Southern African countries saw these ‘country…
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  • Year 2009
  • Organisation TIPS
  • Publication Author(s) Renato Johnsson Núñez
  • Countries and Regions Southern African Development Community (SADC)
This paper proposes that non-temporary circular migration creates and sustains 'circular migration flows', which are the outcome of the continuous interaction between sending and receiving countries that is created and sustained by migration and by transnational networks. Circular migration generates both pecuniary and non-pecuniary flows which are conducive to enterprise…
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  • Year 2009
  • Organisation TIPS, BIDPA; Trade and Pro-Poor Growth Thematic Working Group
  • Publication Author(s) Roman Grynberg;Maseddi Motswapong
  • Countries and Regions South Africa, Southern Africa Customs Union (SACU), Southern African Development Community (SADC)
Maize is the most important staple cereal product consumed in the Southern African region. The purpose of this paper is to examine the origins of the global 2007/8 food price crisis and the impact this had on the trade in maize within the SACU customs union as well as to…

  • Year 2009
  • Organisation TIPS
  • Publication Author(s) Michael Parusel; Nicola Viegi
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
This paper employs the Bernanke-Gertler-Gilchrist "financial accelerator" model to study current economic conditions in South Africa. Given the turbulent financial market conditions we investigate the optimal monetary policy response as well as the potential role fiscal policy might play. As typical in the literature, we find that monetary policy should…
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  • Year 2009
  • Organisation TIPS
  • Publication Author(s) Norma Tregurtha
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
Agriculture plays a unique and multifaceted role in the South African economy. While it contributes less than three percent to the country’s GDP, it provides almost 10 percent of the country’s formal sector employment. The sector has, according to all measures, relatively large linkage effects with the rest of the…