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Journal Article This peer-reviewed research is available free of charge. UNU-WIDER believes that research is a global public good and supports Open Access.
Andrew Kerr - South African Journal of Economics , 2018
Journal Article This peer-reviewed research is available free of charge. UNU-WIDER believes that research is a global public good and supports Open Access.
– An analysis with administrative data
Johannes Fedderke, Nonso Obikili, Nicola Viegi - South African Journal of Economics , 2018
Journal Article This peer-reviewed research is available free of charge. UNU-WIDER believes that research is a global public good and supports Open Access.
– New insights from using SARS administrative data
Marianne Matthee, Neil Rankin, Tasha Webb, Carli Bezuidenhout - South African Journal of Economics , 2018
Journal Article This peer-reviewed research is available free of charge. UNU-WIDER believes that research is a global public good and supports Open Access.
– New evidence from South Africa
Lawrence Edwards, Marco Sanfilippo, Asha Sundaram - South African Journal of Economics , 2018
Journal Article This peer-reviewed research is available free of charge. UNU-WIDER believes that research is a global public good and supports Open Access.
C. Friedrich Kreuser, Carol Newman - South African Journal of Economics , 2018
Journal Article This peer-reviewed research is available free of charge. UNU-WIDER believes that research is a global public good and supports Open Access.
Duncan Pieterse, Elizabeth Gavin, C. Friedrich Kreuser - South African Journal of Economics , 2018
Journal Article This peer-reviewed research is available free of charge. UNU-WIDER believes that research is a global public good and supports Open Access.
– Firm level analysis with administrative data
Channing Arndt, Rob Davies, Elizabeth Gavin, Landon McMillan - South African Journal of Economics , 2018
Journal Special Issue This peer-reviewed research is available free of charge. UNU-WIDER believes that research is a global public good and supports Open Access.
Channing Arndt, Rob Davies - South African Journal of Economics, 2018

This special issue focuses on a collaborative effort between the National Treasury and the South African Revenue Service (SARS) to employ administrative record data from SARS for economic policy analysis. It contains six research articles plus a synthesis article designed to draw out potential...

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– The complexity of household migration strategies in post-apartheid South Africa
Katharine Hall, Dorrit Posel - UNU-WIDER, 2018 - Helsinki, Finland

The disruption of family life is one of the important legacies of South Africa’s colonial and apartheid history. Families were undermined by deliberate strategies implemented through the pass laws, forced removals, urban housing policy, and the creation of the homelands. Despite the...

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Konstantin Makrelov, Channing Arndt, Rob Davies, Laurence Harris - UNU-WIDER, 2018 - Helsinki, Finland

We develop a stock-and-flow-consistent model for South Africa with four financial instruments and detailed balance sheets for the household, government, financial, non-financial, and foreign sectors and the Reserve Bank. Though micro-founded, the model departs significantly from current dynamic...

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– The importance of financial sector dynamics
Konstantin Makrelov, Channing Arndt, Rob Davies, Laurence Harris - UNU-WIDER, 2018 - Helsinki, Finland

We analyse implications of financial sector dynamics for fiscal expenditure multipliers in recessionary conditions. We employ a stock-and-flow-consistent model for South Africa with four financial instruments and detailed balance sheets for the household, government, financial, non-financial, and...

Journal Article This peer-reviewed research is available free of charge. UNU-WIDER believes that research is a global public good and supports Open Access.
– A general approach with application to South Africa
Martin Wittenberg, Murray Leibbrandt - The review of income and wealth, 2017

Part of Journal Special Issue Inequality

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– A policy synthesis
Channing Arndt - UNU-WIDER, 2017 - Helsinki, Finland

The Republic of South Africa faces the imperative of escaping economic stagnation. This paper seeks to synthesize results from a series of research efforts, including but not limited to the work conducted under the UNU-WIDER project on ‘Regional growth and development in Southern Africa...

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– A firm-level analysis
Marco Carreras, Purnachandar Dachapalli, Giulia Mascagni - UNU-WIDER, 2017 - Helsinki, Finland

We investigate the relationship between the corporate income tax burden and firm size in South Africa using a panel dataset from companies’ tax returns. We find that medium-sized companies are experiencing the lowest effective tax rate, while the smallest companies are facing the highest...

Tony Addison - UNU-WIDER, 2017 - Helsinki, Finland

It’s early July and I’m back in Maputo, Mozambique, looking over the calm sea at the boats that fish the waters for the seafood that makes visiting this part of Africa such a treat. The sunset here is a delicate combination of pale turquoise, light grey, and warm pink. Coming from the...

Carlos Gradín - UNU-WIDER, 2017 - Helsinki, Finland

Engagement is needed at all levels to address ongoing inequality faced in South Africa. This was the primary aim of a recent policy seminar in Pretoria, organized through the framework of the Mandela Initiative and partners, including UNU-WIDER. The idea of the gathering was to engage a group...

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