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Workplace:Pennsylvania State University - School of International Affairs
Economic Research Southern Africa (ERSA), (more information at EDIRC)
School of Economic and Business Sciences, Faculty of Commerce, Law and Management, University of the Witwatersrand, (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2017

  1. Measurement and Analysis of the Evolution of Institutions in Nigeria
    Working Papers, Economic Research Southern Africa Downloads
  2. Postliberation Politics: Evidence from Demographic Determinants of South Africa Voting Behaviour in the 2009 National Election
    Working Papers, Economic Research Southern Africa Downloads

2016

  1. Accounting for Productivity Growth- Schumpeterian versus Semi-Endogenous Explanations
    Working Papers, South African Reserve Bank Downloads
    Also in Working Papers, Economic Research Southern Africa (2015) Downloads
  2. Estimating South Africa's Output Gap Potential Growth Rate
    Working Papers, Economic Research Southern Africa Downloads
  3. Estimating South Africa’s output gap and potential growth rate
    Working Papers, South African Reserve Bank Downloads
    See also Journal Article in South African Journal of Economics (2017)
  4. Inflation in South Africa- An Assessment of Alternative Inflation Models
    Working Papers, South African Reserve Bank Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Working Papers, Economic Research Southern Africa (2016) Downloads View citations (2)

    See also Journal Article in South African Journal of Economics (2018)
  5. Markups and concentration in South African manufacturing sectors: An analysis with administrative data
    WIDER Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Journal Article in South African Journal of Economics (2018)

2014

  1. Are Justices of the US Supreme Court Islands Unto Themselves? Examining external influences on US Supreme Court rulings in securities cases
    Working Papers, Economic Research Southern Africa Downloads
  2. Art in Africa: Market Structure and Pricing Behavior in the South African Fine Art Auction Market, 2009 - 2013
    Working Papers, Economic Research Southern Africa Downloads
  3. Diagnosing Deep Roots of Development: Genetic, Disease and Environmental Factors
    Working Papers, Economic Research Southern Africa Downloads
  4. Does Massive Funding Support of Researchers Work?: Evaluating the Impact of the South African Research Chair Funding Initiative
    Working Papers, Economic Research Southern Africa Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Research Policy (2015)
  5. Exploring Unbalanced Growth in South Africa- Understanding the Sectoral Structure of the South African Economy
    Working Papers, South African Reserve Bank Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Working Papers, Economic Research Southern Africa (2014) Downloads View citations (3)
  6. Promotion and Relegation between Country Risk Classes as Maintained by Country Risk Rating Agencies
    Working Papers, South African Reserve Bank Downloads
    Also in Working Papers, Economic Research Southern Africa (2013) Downloads

2013

  1. Competition, Industrial structure and Economic Growth
    Working Papers, Economic Research Southern Africa Downloads View citations (2)
  2. The Productivity Impact of Infrastructure in Turkey, 1987 - 2006
    Working Papers, Economic Research Southern Africa Downloads View citations (1)

2012

  1. The Cost of Rigidity: The Case of the South African Labor Market
    Working Papers, Economic Research Southern Africa Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article in Comparative Economic Studies (2012)
  2. The Objectivity of National Research Foundation Peer Review Based Ratings in South Africa
    Working Papers, Economic Research Southern Africa Downloads View citations (1)

2011

  1. Alternative indices of political freedoms, property rights, and political instability for Zambia
    Working Papers, Economic Research Southern Africa Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Economies of Scale and Pension Fund Plans: Evidence from South Africa
    Working Papers, Economic Research Southern Africa Downloads
  3. Heterogeneity Happens: How Rights Matter in Economic Development
    Working Papers, Economic Research Southern Africa Downloads View citations (2)
  4. Indicators of Political and Economic Institutions in Tanzania: 1884 - 2008
    Working Papers, Economic Research Southern Africa Downloads View citations (1)
  5. Measuring Institutions: Indicators of Political and Economic Institutions in Namibia: 1884 - 2008
    Working Papers, Economic Research Southern Africa Downloads View citations (2)
  6. What Price the Court of St. James? Political Influences on Ambassadorial Postings of the United States of America
    Working Papers, Economic Research Southern Africa Downloads

2010

  1. A Theory of Colonial Governance
    Working Papers, Economic Research Southern Africa Downloads
  2. How Does Colonial Origin Matter for Economic Performance in sub-Saharan Africa?
    Working Papers, Economic Research Southern Africa Downloads View citations (16)
  3. Measuring Institutions: Indicators of Political Rights, Property Rights and Political Instability in Malawi
    Working Papers, Economic Research Southern Africa Downloads View citations (2)
  4. The Composition of Foreign Capital Stocks in South Africa: The Role of Institutions, Domestic Risk and Neighbourhood Effects
    Working Papers, Economic Research Southern Africa Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Economic Modelling (2013)

2009

  1. Economic Growth in South Africa since the late nineteenth century
    Working Papers, Economic Research Southern Africa Downloads

2008

  1. Characterizing Conflict Forms
    Working Papers, Economic Research Southern Africa Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Competition and Productivity Growth in South Africa
    Scholarly Articles, Harvard University Department of Economics Downloads View citations (28)
    Also in CID Working Papers, Center for International Development at Harvard University (2006) Downloads View citations (5)
    Working Papers, Economic Research Southern Africa (2007) Downloads View citations (3)

    See also Journal Article in The Economics of Transition (2008)
  3. Measuring Institutions: The Zimbabwe Case
    Working Papers, Economic Research Southern Africa Downloads View citations (4)
  4. Price Elasticities and Pricing Power in Emerging Markets: The Case of Petrochemicals Derived Plastics in South Africa
    Working Papers, Economic Research Southern Africa Downloads
  5. South African Manufacturing Industry Structure and its Implications for Competition Policy
    Working Papers, Economic Research Southern Africa Downloads View citations (4)
  6. Testing Creative Destruction in an Opening Economy: the Case of the South African Manufacturing Industries
    Working Papers, Economic Research Southern Africa Downloads View citations (16)
    Also in Documents de Travail de l'OFCE, Observatoire Francais des Conjonctures Economiques (OFCE) (2008) Downloads View citations (6)

2007

  1. A Theoretically Defensible Measure of Risk: Using Financial Market Data from a Middle Income Context
    Working Papers, Economic Research Southern Africa Downloads
  2. The Spatial Distribution of Manufacturing in South Africa 1970-1996, its Determinants and Policy Implications
    Working Papers, Economic Research Southern Africa Downloads

2006

  1. Forecasting investment needs in South Africa's electricity and telecommunications sectors
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (6)
  2. Industry Structure and Labour Market Flexibility in the South African Manufacturing Sector: A Time Series and Panel Data Approach
    Working Papers, Economic Research Southern Africa Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Economic Modelling (2011)
  3. Infrastructure and growth in South Africa: direct and indirect productivity impacts of 19 infrastructure measures
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (10)
    Also in Working Papers, Economic Research Southern Africa (2005) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in World Development (2009)
  4. International benchmarking of South Africa's infrastructure performance
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (7)
  5. International benchmarking of infrastructure performance in the Southern African Customs Union Countries
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (3)

2005

  1. An Analysis of Industry Concentration in South African Manufacturing, 1972-2001
    Working Papers, Economic Research Southern Africa Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Applied Economics (2011)
  2. Does Human Generate Social and Institutional Capital? Exploring Evidence from Time Series Data in a Middle Income Country
    Working Papers, Economic Research Southern Africa Downloads View citations (2)
  3. Forecasting Investment Needs in South Africa's Electricity and Telecom Sectors
    Working Papers, Economic Research Southern Africa Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in South African Journal of Economics (2006)
  4. Fractionalization and Lon-Run Economic Growth: Webs and Direction of Association between the Economic and the Social - South Africa as a Time Series Case Study
    Working Papers, Economic Research Southern Africa Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Applied Economics (2007)
  5. Industry Concentration in South African Manufacturing Industry: Trends and Consequences, 1972-96
    Working Papers, Economic Research Southern Africa Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Economic Modelling (2009)
  6. Infrastructure and Growth in South Africa: Benchmarking, Productivity and Investment Needs, paper presented at Economic Society of South Africa (ESSA) Conference, Durban, 9/7-9/2005
    Public Economics, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (8)
  7. Macroeconomic News 'Surprises' and the Rand/Dollar Exchange Rate
    Working Papers, Economic Research Southern Africa Downloads View citations (3)
  8. Mark-up Pricing in South African Industry
    Working Papers, Economic Research Southern Africa Downloads
    Also in Royal Economic Society Annual Conference 2004, Royal Economic Society (2004) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Journal of African Economies (2007)
  9. Technology, Human Capital and Growth
    Working Papers, Economic Research Southern Africa Downloads View citations (17)
  10. The Impact of Performance Intensive Policy Intervention: Aid Policy that is Performance Intensive
    Working Papers, Economic Research Southern Africa Downloads
  11. The Political Economy of Institutions, Stability and Investment: a simultaneous equation approach in an emerging economy – the case of South Africa
    Working Papers, Economic Research Southern Africa Downloads
  12. Using Fractionalization Indexes: deriving methodological principles for growth studies from time series evidence
    Working Papers, Economic Research Southern Africa Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Journal Article in Social Indicators Research: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal for Quality-of-Life Measurement (2008)

2004

  1. Challenging Cassandra: Household and Per Capita Household Income Distribution in the October Household Surveys 1995-1999, Income and Expenditure Surveys 1995 & 2000, and the Labour Force Survey 2000
    Working Papers, Economic Research Southern Africa Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Growth Impact and Determinants of Foreign Direct Investment into South Africa, 1956-2003
    Working Papers, Economic Research Southern Africa Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Journal Article in Economic Modelling (2006)

2003

  1. Trade, Technology and Wage Inequality in the South African Manufacturing Sectors
    ESE Discussion Papers, Edinburgh School of Economics, University of Edinburgh Downloads View citations (5)

2002

  1. Technology, Human Capital and Growth: evidence from a middle income country case study applying dynamic heterogeneous panel analysis
    Royal Economic Society Annual Conference 2002, Royal Economic Society Downloads View citations (7)

1999

  1. Trade and Labor usage: An examination of the Stolper-Samuelson theorem for the South African manufacturing industry
    ESE Discussion Papers, Edinburgh School of Economics, University of Edinburgh Downloads

Journal Articles

2018

  1. Diagnosing the Source of Financial Market Shocks: An Application to the Asian, Subprime and European Financial Crises
    Pacific Economic Review, 2018, 23, (5), 742-777 Downloads
  2. Exploring unbalanced growth: Understanding the sectoral structure of the South African economy
    Economic Modelling, 2018, 72, (C), 177-189 Downloads
  3. Inflation in South Africa: An Assessment of Alternative Inflation Models
    South African Journal of Economics, 2018, 86, (2), 197-230 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2016)
  4. Markups and Concentration in South African Manufacturing Sectors: An Analysis with Administrative Data
    South African Journal of Economics, 2018, 86, (S1), 120-140 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2016)

2017

  1. Estimating South Africa's Output Gap and Potential Growth Rate
    South African Journal of Economics, 2017, 85, (2), 161-177 Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Working Paper (2016)
  2. Schumpeterian and semi-endogenous productivity growth explanations
    The Economics of Transition, 2017, 25, (1), 111-137 Downloads

2015

  1. Does massive funding support of researchers work?: Evaluating the impact of the South African research chair funding initiative
    Research Policy, 2015, 44, (2), 467-482 Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Working Paper (2014)

2013

  1. How Much Do Rights Matter?
    World Development, 2013, 51, (C), 187-206 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. How colonial education practices helped shape the pattern of decolonization in West Africa
    International Journal of Development and Conflict, 2013, 3, (2), 1-23 Downloads
  3. Testing creative destruction in an opening economy
    The Economics of Transition, 2013, 21, (3), 419-450 Downloads View citations (2)
  4. The composition of foreign capital stocks in South Africa: The role of institutions, domestic risk and neighbourhood effects
    Economic Modelling, 2013, 35, (C), 763-770 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2010)
  5. The objectivity of national research foundation peer review in South Africa assessed against bibliometric indexes
    Scientometrics, 2013, 97, (2), 177-206 Downloads View citations (2)

2012

  1. Economic Growth in South Africa
    Economic History of Developing Regions, 2012, 27, (1), 176-208 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Measuring Institutions: Indicators of Political and Property Rights in Malawi
    Social Indicators Research: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal for Quality-of-Life Measurement, 2012, 106, (3), 491-521 Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Measuring institutions
    Journal of Peace Research, 2012, 49, (4), 593-603 Downloads View citations (3)
  4. PRICE ELASTICITIES AND PRICING POWER IN EMERGING MARKETS: THE CASE OF PETROCHEMICAL‐DERIVED PLASTICS IN SOUTH AFRICA-super-1
    South African Journal of Economics, 2012, 80, (1), 16-41 Downloads
  5. The Cost of Rigidity: The Case of the South African Labor Market
    Comparative Economic Studies, 2012, 54, (4), 809-842 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2012)
  6. Trade, Technology and the Labour Market: The Case of South Africa-super-
    Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 2012, 74, (6), 808-830 Downloads View citations (2)

2011

  1. An analysis of industry concentration in South African manufacturing, 1972-2001
    Applied Economics, 2011, 43, (22), 2919-2939 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2005)
  2. Fiscal incentives for research and development
    Applied Economics, 2011, 43, (14), 1787-1800 Downloads
  3. Industry structure and labor market flexibility in the South African manufacturing sector: A time series and panel data approach
    Economic Modelling, 2011, 28, (3), 1291-1302 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2006)

2010

  1. A Rational Expectations Consistent Measure of Risk: Using Financial Market Data from a Middle Income Context
    Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 2010, 72, (6), 769-793 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. OPTIMAL SETS OF CANDIDATES
    Economics and Politics, 2010, 22, (2), 127-150 Downloads
  3. TESTING FOR PURCHASING POWER PARITY AND UNCOVERED INTEREST PARITY IN THE PRESENCE OF MONETARY AND EXCHANGE RATE REGIME SHIFTS
    South African Journal of Economics, 2010, 78, (4), 363-382 View citations (9)

2009

  1. Industry concentration in South African manufacturing industry: Trends and consequences, 1972-96
    Economic Modelling, 2009, 26, (1), 241-250 Downloads View citations (12)
    See also Working Paper (2005)
  2. Infrastructure and Growth in South Africa: Direct and Indirect Productivity Impacts of 19 Infrastructure Measures
    World Development, 2009, 37, (9), 1522-1539 Downloads View citations (35)
    See also Working Paper (2006)

2008

  1. Competition and productivity growth in South Africa
    The Economics of Transition, 2008, 16, (4), 741-768 Downloads View citations (36)
    See also Working Paper (2008)
  2. Does human capital generate social and institutional capital? Exploring evidence from South African time series data
    Oxford Economic Papers, 2008, 60, (4), 649-682 Downloads View citations (7)
  3. Introduction A symposium on fostering growth in South Africa
    The Economics of Transition, 2008, 16, (4), 583-584 Downloads
  4. The Political Economy of Institutions, Stability and Investment: A Simultaneous Equation Approach in an Emerging Economy. The Case of South Africa
    Journal of Development Studies, 2008, 44, (7), 1056-1079 Downloads View citations (7)
  5. Using fractionalization indexes: deriving methodological principles for growth studies from time series evidence
    Social Indicators Research: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal for Quality-of-Life Measurement, 2008, 85, (2), 257-278 Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Working Paper (2005)

2007

  1. Fractionalization and long-run economic growth: webs and direction of association between the economic and the social -- South Africa as a time series case study
    Applied Economics, 2007, 39, (8), 1037-1052 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2005)
  2. Mark-up Pricing in South African Industry
    Journal of African Economies, 2007, 16, (1), 28-69 View citations (38)
    See also Working Paper (2005)

2006

  1. FORECASTING INVESTMENT NEEDS IN SOUTH AFRICA'S ELECTRICITY AND TELECOM SECTORS
    South African Journal of Economics, 2006, 74, (3), 557-574 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2005)
  2. Growth impact and determinants of foreign direct investment into South Africa, 1956-2003
    Economic Modelling, 2006, 23, (5), 738-760 Downloads View citations (43)
    See also Working Paper (2004)
  3. Infrastructural investment in long-run economic growth: South Africa 1875-2001
    World Development, 2006, 34, (6), 1037-1059 Downloads View citations (35)
  4. Ninth Annual Conference on Econometric Modelling for Africa, School of Economics, University of Cape Town, 2004
    Economic Modelling, 2006, 23, (5), 737-737 Downloads
  5. The R&D performance of the South African manufacturing sector, 1970–1993
    Economic Change and Restructuring, 2006, 39, (1), 125-151 Downloads

2005

  1. AN ANALYSIS OF ECONOMIC INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENT IN SOUTH AFRICA
    South African Journal of Economics, 2005, 73, (2), 211-228 Downloads View citations (27)
  2. MODELLING INFLATION IN SOUTH AFRICA: A MULTIVARIATE COINTEGRATION ANALYSIS
    South African Journal of Economics, 2005, 73, (1), 79-92 Downloads View citations (31)

2004

  1. Investment in Fixed Capital Stock: Testing for the Impact of Sectoral and Systemic Uncertainty
    Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 2004, 66, (2), 165-187 Downloads View citations (23)
  2. RESPONSE TO RANGASAMY AND HARMSE: TRADE LIBERALISATION IN THE 1990S
    South African Journal of Economics, 2004, 72, (2), 407-412 Downloads View citations (3)

2003

  1. Capstone or deadweight? Inefficiency, duplication and inequity in South Africa's tertiary education system, 1910--93
    Cambridge Journal of Economics, 2003, 27, (3), 377-400 View citations (4)

2002

  1. CHANGING LABOUR MARKET CONDITIONS IN SOUTH AFRICA
    South African Journal of Economics, 2002, 70, (5), 830-864 Downloads View citations (9)
  2. Modelling the determinants of capital flows and capital flight: with an application to South African data from 1960 to 1995
    Economic Modelling, 2002, 19, (3), 419-444 Downloads View citations (19)
  3. Production of Educational Output: Time-Series Evidence from Socioeconomically Heterogeneous Populations--The Case of South Africa, 1927-1993
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 2002, 51, (1), 161-87 Downloads View citations (6)
  4. The Structure of Growth in the South African Economy: Factor Accumulation and Total Factor Productivity Growth 1970‐97*(1)
    South African Journal of Economics, 2002, 70, (4), 282-299 Downloads View citations (11)
  5. The virtuous imperative: modeling capital flows in the presence of non-linearity
    Economic Modelling, 2002, 19, (3), 445-461 Downloads

2001

  1. ARBITRAGE, COINTEGRATION AND EFFICIENCY IN FINANCIAL MARKETS IN THE PRESENCE OF FINANCIAL CRISES
    South African Journal of Economics, 2001, 69, (3), 366-384 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Changing factor market conditions in South Africa: The capital market - a sectoral description of the period 1970-97
    Development Southern Africa, 2001, 18, (4), 493-511 Downloads View citations (2)
  3. Growth and institutions
    Journal of International Development, 2001, 13, (6), 645-670 Downloads View citations (9)
  4. Indicators of political liberty, property rights and political instability in South Africa: 1935-97
    International Review of Law and Economics, 2001, 21, (1), 103-134 Downloads View citations (20)
  5. THE NATURE OF SOUTH AFRICA'S TRADE PATTERNS BY ECONOMIC SECTOR, AND THE EXTENT OF TRADE LIBERALIZATION DURING THE COURSE OF THE 1990′s
    South African Journal of Economics, 2001, 69, (3), 436-478 Downloads View citations (11)

1998

  1. Economic Growth and Social Indicators: An Exploratory Analysis
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 1998, 46, (3), 455-89 Downloads View citations (33)

1997

  1. The Source of Optimality in Action
    Cambridge Journal of Economics, 1997, 21, (3), 339-63

1995

  1. Social integration and disintegration: An exploratory analysis of cross-country data
    World Development, 1995, 23, (3), 357-369 Downloads View citations (12)

1992

  1. Pricing Behaviour in South African Manufacturing Industry: 1945–82
    South African Journal of Economics, 1992, 60, (2), 102-111 Downloads View citations (1)
 
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