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Macroeconomic policy
Blog
Sales recovered faster from the pandemic than employment: Evidence from tax administrative and survey data in Zambia

Like most other countries, the government of Zambia introduced restrictions to control COVID-19, which considerably curtailed normal economic activity...

Competitiveness Debt Finance
Working Paper
Macroeconomic risks after a decade of microeconomic turbulence: South Africa (2007–2020)

This study analyses the performance of macroeconomic policy in South Africa in 2007–2020 and outlines challenges for policy in the coming decade...

Macroeconomic policy Economic growth Emerging markets
Policy seminar
SA-TIED policy dialogue – Macroeconomics and inequality in South Africa
29 June 2021
Online, South Africa
Past event
Working Paper
COVID-19: macroeconomic dimensions in the developing world

The COVID-19 pandemic represents an unprecedented global crisis. The task for economic policy is to help keep people alive, enterprises afloat, and households out of poverty. The pandemic has macroeconomic dimensions...

Commodities COVID-19 Debt
Book Chapter
The boom, the bust, and the dynamics of oil resource management in Ghana

From the book: Mining for Change

Oil Petroleum revenues Diversification
Book Chapter
Unemployment, Employment and Development

From the book: Asian Transformations

Labour Employment Economic growth
Book Chapter
Oil discovery and macroeconomic management: The recent Ghanaian experience

From the book: Extractive Industries

Ghana Macroeconomic policy Oil
Working Paper
Employment and development in Asia

How have economic development, employment, and labour markets in Asian countries interacted since the publication of Myrdal’s Asian Drama?...

Labour Employment Economic growth
Working Paper
The boom, the bust, and the dynamics of oil resource management in Ghana

Oil resources are neither a curse nor a blessing. The sound management of these resources can make them beneficial or otherwise...

Oil Petroleum revenues Diversification
Blog
Mozambique: Improving our understanding of the potential of manufacturing

Mozambique’s manufacturing industry is facing many challenges. Nevertheless, we should not underestimate its linkages to the rest of the economy and its potential in terms of job creation and structural transformation...

Manufacturing firms Manufacturing Manufacturing industries
Blog
Obstacles for Mozambique’s manufacturing firms amplified by macroeconomic disturbances

Mozambique has been facing macroeconomic difficulties since 2015. This has amplified the obstacles for micro, small and medium-sized manufacturing firms, but the actual problems lie deeper ...

Manufacturing firms Structural transformation Macroeconomic policy
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SA-TIED work stream 3: Macroeconomic modelling for policy formulation

National Treasury (NT) is central to macroeconomic policy in South Africa and holds a key role in maintaining macroeconomic stability. This work stream is designed to further strengthen the capacity of NT, alongside other actors in the region, and...

Econometric models (Macroeconomics) Macroeconomic policy Macroeconomic planning
Working Paper
Oil discovery and macroeconomic management: The recent Ghanaian experience

This paper analyses the evolution of fiscal and monetary variables in Ghana, from the discovery of oil in 2007 through to 2014...

Ghana Macroeconomic policy Oil
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