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South African Journal of Economics

1933 - 2021

Current editor(s): Philip A. Black

From Economic Society of South Africa
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Volume 89, issue 1, 2021

Covid‐19, Economic Growth and South African Fiscal Policy pp. 3-24 Downloads
Philippe Burger and Estian Calitz
A Tale of Three Countries: What is the Relationship Between COVID‐19, Lockdown and Happiness? pp. 25-43 Downloads
Talita Greyling, Stephanie Rossouw and Tamanna Adhikari
Labour Market Dynamics in South Africa at the Onset of the COVID‐19 Pandemic pp. 44-62 Downloads
Vimal Ranchhod and Reza Daniels
Social Assistance Amidst the COVID‐19 Epidemic in South Africa: A Policy Assessment pp. 63-81 Downloads
Haroon Bhorat, Morne Oosthuizen and Ben Stanwix
Economic and Distributional Impact of COVID‐19: Evidence from Macro‐Micro Modelling of the South African Economy pp. 82-94 Downloads
Margaret Chitiga‐Mabugu, Martin Henseler, Ramos Mabugu and Hélène Maisonnave
The Possible Effects of the Extended Lockdown Period on the South African Economy: A CGE Analysis pp. 95-111 Downloads
Jan Van Heerden and Elizabeth Roos
South African competition policy on excessive pricing and its relation to price gouging during the COVID‐19 disaster period pp. 112-140 Downloads
Willem Boshoff

Volume 88, issue 4, 2020

Media‐Based Sentiment Indices as an Alternative Measure of Consumer Confidence pp. 409-434 Downloads
Hanjo Odendaal, Monique Reid and Johann Kirsten
Spillovers of the Conventional and Unconventional Monetary Policy from the US to South Africa pp. 435-471 Downloads
Alain Kabundi, Tumisang Loate and Nicola Viegi
Inflation‐Output Trade‐Off in South Africa: Is the Phillips Curve Symmetric? pp. 472-494 Downloads
Harold Ngalawa and Coretha Komba
Business Cycles Synchronisation and Symmetries in the Transition to East African Monetary Union pp. 495-517 Downloads
Aweng Peter Majok Garang and Hatice Erkekoglu
Beyond Borders: The Euro Crisis and Public Support for Monetary Integration in East Africa pp. 518-535 Downloads
Menna Bizuneh, Steven Buigut and Neven Valev
Non‐linear Effects of Inflation on Economic Growth in the Democratic Republic of the Congo pp. 536-550 Downloads
Boniface Yemba, Erick Kitenge and Paul Woodburne
Macroeconomic Effects of an Ageing Population in Mauritius pp. 551-574 Downloads
Julia Włodarczyk, Indranarain Ramlall and Jan Acedański

Volume 88, issue 3, 2020

Do Foreign Firms Transfer Gender Norms in the Labour Market? Evidence from Sub‐Saharan Africa pp. 227-241 Downloads
Rezart Hoxhaj and Florian Miti
The Impacts of Economic Freedom and Institutional Quality on Migration from African Countries pp. 242-266 Downloads
Tadesse Gignarta, ZhenZhong Guan and Dinkneh Gebre Borojo
Does Teacher Subject Knowledge Contribute to Student Academic Performance in Developing and Least Developed Countries? pp. 267-297 Downloads
Oscar David Marcenaro‐Gutierrez and Luis Alejandro Lopez‐Agudo
Economic Development and South Africa: 25 Years Analysis (1994 to 2019) pp. 298-322 Downloads
Pavitra Dhamija
Leaders and Tenures in Sub‐Saharan Africa pp. 323-340 Downloads
Carolyn Chisadza
Public Sector Growth in the British Cape Colony: Evidence From New Data on Expenditure and Foreign Debt, 1830‐1910 pp. 341-367 Downloads
Abel Gwaindepi and Johan Fourie
The Optimal Monetary and Macroprudential Policies for the South African Economy pp. 368-404 Downloads
Guangling Liu and Thabang Molise
Economic Development in the Twenty‐first Century. Lessons for Africa Throughout History pp. 405-406 Downloads
Charles V. R. Wait

Volume 88, issue 2, 2020

Measuring the Financial Cycle in South Africa pp. 123-144 Downloads
Greg Farrell and Esti Kemp
The South African Financial Cycle and its Relation to Household Deleveraging pp. 145-173 Downloads
Adél Bosch and Steven F. Koch
Prospects for a Monetary Union in the East Africa Community: Some Empirical Evidence pp. 174-185 Downloads
Guglielmo Maria Caporale and Luis Gil‐Alana
The South Africa‐U.S. Trade and the Real Exchange Rate: Asymmetric Evidence from 25 Industries pp. 186-203 Downloads
Mohsen Bahmani‐Oskooee and Abera Gelan
Explaining Export Duration in Kenya pp. 204-224 Downloads
Majune Socrates, Eliud Moyi and Kamau Gathiaka

Volume 88, issue 1, 2020

If You Build It Nearby and Keep the Price Low, Will They Come? Large‐Scale Evidence on the Relative Roles of Access and Quality in Use of Healthcare in Low‐and Middle‐Income Countries pp. 3-20 Downloads
Nicholas Wilson
The Impact of Leaving Camps on Well‐being of Internally Displaced Persons in Northern Uganda pp. 21-39 Downloads
Fu‐Min Tseng, Barbara McPake and Ijeoma Edoka
Unveiling the Endogenous Relationship Between Technical Efficiency and Value Creation in Mergers and Acquisitions in Nigeria pp. 40-70 Downloads
Mfon Akpan, Peter Wanke, Zhongfei Chen and Jorge Moreira Antunes
Bank Income Diversification, Asset Correlation and Systemic Risk pp. 71-89 Downloads
Chien-Chiang Lee, Pei-Fen Chen and Jhih‐Hong Zeng
National and Regional Impacts of an Increase in Value‐Added Tax: A CGE Analysis for South Africa pp. 90-120 Downloads
Elizabeth Lousia Roos, Mark Horridge, Jan H. van Heerden, Philip Adams, Heinrich R. Bohlmann, Kgatedi Kenneth Kobe and Bokang Vumbukani‐Lepolesa

Volume 87, issue 4, 2019

The Elasticity of Taxable Income: The Case of South Africa pp. 417-449 Downloads
Johannes Kemp
An empirical analysis on the effects of the inflation targeting framework on monetary policy in South Africa pp. 450-463 Downloads
Weiming Chen and Kenneth Creamer
The Transmission of Monetary Policy in South Africa Before and After the Global Financial Crisis pp. 464-489 Downloads
Alain Kabundi and Mpho Rapapali
Exchange Rate and Inflation Dynamics in a Resource Rich Setting: The Case of Zambia pp. 490-514 Downloads
Lionel Roger, Gregory Smith and Oliver Morrissey
Interest Rate Pass‐through in Malawi: Implications for the Effectiveness of Monetary Policy pp. 515-531 Downloads
Austin Chiumia and Arnold Palamuleni

Volume 87, issue 3, 2019

Teacher Pay and Educational Outcomes: Evidence from the Rural Hardship Allowance in Zambia pp. 255-282 Downloads
Grieve Chelwa, Miquel Pellicer and Mashekwa Maboshe
The Impact of Public Works Programme on Child Labour in Ethiopia pp. 283-301 Downloads
Yonatan Dinku
Market Definition Using Consumer Characteristics and Cluster Analysis pp. 302-325 Downloads
Willem Boshoff and Rossouw van Jaarsveld
The Role of Trade Policies in Building Regional Value Chains – Some Preliminary Evidence From Africa pp. 326-353 Downloads
Anja Slany
The Impact of Foreign Agricultural Aid and Total Foreign Aid on Agricultural Output in African Countries: New Evidence from Panel Data Analysis pp. 354-375 Downloads
Karim Barkat and Mouyad Alsamara
Explaining Nigeria’s Economic Growth: Balance of Payments Constrained Growth Approach With External and Internal Imbalances pp. 376-413 Downloads
Yohanna Panshak, İrfan Civcir and Hüseyin Ozdeser

Volume 87, issue 2, 2019

Introduction to Special Issue on: ‘Inequalities in the Least Developed Countries – Some Lessons from Africa’ pp. 87-90 Downloads
Carlos Gradín and Finn Tarp
Living Conditions and Basic Needs: Evidence from African Countries pp. 91-109 Downloads
Andrew Clark and Conchita D'Ambrosio
Investigating Growing Inequality in Mozambique pp. 110-138 Downloads
Carlos Gradín and Finn Tarp
Women’s Empowerment and Child Malnutrition: The Case of Mozambique pp. 139-179 Downloads
Joseph Deutsch and Jacques Silber
Gender Inequality in Employment in Mozambique pp. 180-199 Downloads
Carlos Gradín and Finn Tarp
The counting approach to multidimensional poverty. The case of four African countries pp. 200-227 Downloads
Valérie Berenger
Contract Farming in Mozambique: Implications for Gender Inequalities Within and Across Rural Households pp. 228-252 Downloads
Cecilia Navarra

Volume 87, issue 1, 2019

The Impact of Political Competition on Economic Growth: Evidence from Municipalities in South Africa pp. 3-21 Downloads
Nonso Obikili
Why Do Property‐Liability Insurers Destroy Liquidity? Evidence from South Africa pp. 22-45 Downloads
Abdul Latif Alhassan and Nicholas Biekpe
Financial Openness and Aid for Trade in Developing Countries pp. 46-64 Downloads
Sèna Kimm Gnangnon
Valuation of the Quality Attributes of Online Banking Services by Small and Medium Enterprises Engaged in International Trade pp. 65-81 Downloads
Parvaneh Shahnoori and Glenn Jenkins
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