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Working Paper
The macroeconomic effect of fiscal policy in South Africa: A narrative analysis

This paper analyses the macroeconomic effect of legislated personal income tax changes in South Africa over the 1996–2019 period...

Personal income tax Structural VAR Instrumental variable
Working Paper
Debt-financed fiscal stimulus in South Africa

Debt-financed fiscal stimulus programmes directly stimulate aggregate demand through government expenditure or tax cuts, but their effectiveness is highly dependent on direct crowding out of private sector expenditure, spillover effects to the privat...

Public debt Interest rate Fiscal sustainability
Report
SOUTHMOD country report Mozambique - MOZMOD v2.6a

This report documents MOZMOD, the SOUTHMOD model developed for Mozambique. It describes the different tax-benefit policies in place, how the microsimulation model picks up these different provisions, and the database on which the model runs...

Fiscal policy Revenues Taxation
Working Paper
Do fiscal regimes matter for fiscal sustainability in South Africa?: A Markov-switching approach

This paper empirically examines South Africa’s fiscal sustainability through a Markov-switching model which utilizes quarterly datasets for the period from 1960 to 2019...

Fiscal sustainability Markov switching South Africa
Policy Brief
Fiscal multipliers and debt dynamics using a DSGE approach

Much of the research on the impact of fiscal policy shocks on macroeconomic outcomes (e.g., fiscal multipliers) uses reduced-form modelling approaches such as vector auto-regressions to obtain empirical results...

Dynamic stochastic general equilibrium model Fiscal multipliers Fiscal policy
Policy Brief
Policy implications of empirically estimated fiscal multipliers for South Africa

Despite the frequent use of fiscal policy for stabilization purposes, there remains significant uncertainty regarding the impact of fiscal policy decisions on macroeconomic outcomes. This impact is quantified by calculating fiscal multipliers...

Fiscal multipliers Fiscal policy State-dependent
Working Paper
A medium-sized, open-economy, fiscal DSGE model of South Africa

Much of the research on fiscal multipliers has used reduced form modelling approaches...

Dynamic stochastic general equilibrium model Fiscal policy Fiscal multipliers
Working Paper
Empirical estimates of fiscal multipliers for South Africa

Despite the frequent use of fiscal policy for stabilization purposes and the important role fiscal activism has played over the last decade, the size of budgetary multipliers (i.e...

Fiscal multipliers Fiscal policy State-dependent
Report
SOUTHMOD country report Mozambique - MOZMOD v2.6

View the latest MOZMOD country report here . This report documents MOZMOD, the SOUTHMOD model developed for Mozambique...

Fiscal policy Revenues Taxation
Working Paper
The elasticity of taxable income: New data and estimates for South Africa

The elasticity of taxable income is a key tax policy parameter that plays an important role in the formulation of tax and transfer policy...

Fiscal policy Elasticity Taxable income
Working Paper
Winners and losers in industrial policy 2.0

Large-scale business subsidies tied to national industrial development promotion programmes are notoriously difficult to study and are often inseparable from the political economy of large government programmes...

Firm subsidies Fiscal policy Industrial policy
Report
SOUTHMOD country report Mozambique - MOZMOD v2.3

View the latest MOZMOD country report here . This report documents MOZMOD, the SOUTHMOD model developed for Mozambique...

Fiscal policy Revenue Taxation
Journal Article
Fiscal Pressure of Migration and Horizontal Fiscal Inequality: Evidence from Indian Experience

Part of Journal Special Issue Migration Governance and Policy in the Global South

Migration Inequality Demography
Book Chapter
The copper sector, fiscal rules, and stabilization funds in Chile: Scope and limits

From the book: Extractive Industries

Fiscal policy Natural resources Wealth
Working Paper
Extractives for development: Ten main messages

Countries face both challenges and opportunities in using their extractive industries to achieve more inclusive development—particularly in the developing world...

Extractive industries Resource wealth Resource curse
Working Paper
Revisiting the impact of direct taxes and transfers on poverty and inequality in South Africa

This paper uses a recent household survey and the CEQ framework to revisit and extend previous research on the impact of fiscal policy on income redistribution, and poverty in South Africa...

Fiscal policy Fiscal incidence Taxes
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