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Working Paper
Aid, taxes, and government spending: A heterogeneous co-integrated panel analysis

A substantial amount of aid to developing countries is given to the government, or goes through the budget, meaning it should have an impact on government fiscal behaviour (particularly on government spending)...

Aid Cross-section dependence Heterogeneity
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Monetary policy and wealth inequality in South Africa: Evidence from tax administrative data

This paper examines the relationship between monetary policy and wealth inequality in South Africa. We employed a unique database of tax administrative data which allowed us to account for individual heterogeneity...

Monetary policy Wealth inequality Tax data
Research Brief
Wage inequality in post-apartheid South Africa

Much work has been done on inequality in South Africa, but to date the literature that assesses the dynamic response of income or wealth distribution to economic policy actions is almost non-existent...

Income inequality Distributions Heterogeneity
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Subjective returns to education: Rational expectations of disadvantaged groups in India

This study uses data collected from school students in Mumbai to investigate how they perceive subjective expected returns for different levels of education in an environment that includes labour market discrimination...

Labour market discrimination Social identity Returns to education
Working Paper
Measuring labour earnings inequality in post-apartheid South Africa

This paper investigates the validity of household survey data published by Statistics South Africa since 1993 and later integrated into the Post-Apartheid Labour Market Series (PALMS)...

Income inequality Distributions Heterogeneity
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Aid Supplies Over Time: Accounting for Heterogeneity, Trends and Dynamics

The recent financial crisis has rekindled interest in the foreign aid supply behaviour of bilateral donors. Using the latest data covering the period 1960-2009, this paper examines how such behaviour is related to domestic factors...

Business cycles Economic assistance and foreign aid Financial crisis
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