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South African Journal of Economics

1933 - 2023

Current editor(s): Philip A. Black

From Economic Society of South Africa
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Volume 91, issue 4, 2023

The labour market and poverty impacts of COVID‐19 in South Africa pp. 419-445 Downloads
Ihsaan Bassier, Joshua Budlender, Rocco Zizzamia and Ronak Jain
The impact of agricultural minimum wages on worker flows in South Africa pp. 446-465 Downloads
Marlies Piek, Dieter von Fintel and Johann Kirsten
Productivity and reallocation under monopolistic competition: A Micro panel data analysis pp. 466-497 Downloads
Samuel Vika Mhlanga
Ruggedness and child health outcomes: Evidence from Burundi, Cameroon, Ethiopia and Nigeria pp. 498-527 Downloads
Carolyn Chisadza, Matthew Clance, Fritz van der Merwe and Eleni Yitbarek
Effects of terrorism and economic policy uncertainty on economic complexity in Africa: A study of the moderating role of governance institutions pp. 528-557 Downloads
Jonathan E. Ogbuabor, Ekene ThankGod Emeka and Emmanuel Nwosu

Volume 91, issue 3, 2023

Export capacity and capital stock augmentation through imports: Evidence from Sub‐Saharan African countries pp. 273-305 Downloads
Catherine Co
Is inflation uncertainty a self‐fulfilling prophecy in South Africa? pp. 306-329 Downloads
Chevaughn van der Westhuizen, Reneé van Eyden and Goodness C. Aye
Macroeconomic challenges of scaling up aid to West African Economic and Monetary Union pp. 330-350 Downloads
Sessinou Erick Abel Dedehouanou and Abou Kane
Impact of capital regulation on interest rate pass‐through in Sub‐Saharan Africa pp. 351-374 Downloads
Sopani Gondwe, Tendai Gwatidzo and Nyasha Mahonye
Government social protection programme spending and household welfare in Lesotho pp. 375-393 Downloads
Joachim Boko, Dhushyanth Raju and Stephen D. Younger
Public spending, credit market conditions and economic activity in South Africa pp. 394-415 Downloads
Naser Yenus Nuru

Volume 91, issue 2, 2023

Interdependence between climate change and migration: Does agriculture, geography, and development level matter in sub‐Saharan Africa? pp. 141-160 Downloads
Frank Bannor, Isaiah Hubert Magambo, Jugal Mahabir and Jeanluc Mubenga Tshitaka
Social capital and women's willingness to pay for safe water access: Evidence from African rural areas pp. 161-185 Downloads
Raffaele Scuderi, Giuseppe Tesoriere and Giulio Pedrini
Social institutions, gender attitudes and female labour force participation in sub‐Saharan Africa pp. 186-213 Downloads
Tendai Zawaira, Matthew Clance and Carolyn Chisadza
How do firms in Sub‐Saharan Africa benefit from global value chains? pp. 214-241 Downloads
Carolina Calatayud and Maria Engracia Rochina Barrachina
Foreign acquisition and firm performance in sub‐Saharan Africa: Empirical evidence from Ghana pp. 242-269 Downloads
Paul Wabiga and Neil Rankin

Volume 91, issue 1, 2023

South Africa's titanium industrial policy: A product space perspective pp. 3-27 Downloads
Karolien De Bruyne, Wouter Bam and Denis Engelbrecht
Resource mobilisation, institution and inclusive growth in Africa: Evidence from spatial analysis pp. 28-67 Downloads
Opeoluwa Adeniyi Adeosun, Olumide S. Ayodele, Mosab I. Tabash and Suhaib Anagreh
The impact of capital goods prices on Africa's economic performance pp. 68-84 Downloads
B. Ben Moummad, E. Ezzahid and A. Zoglat
Sub‐Saharan Africa's rising public debt stock: Is there a cause for concern? pp. 85-115 Downloads
Olumide Olusegun Olaoye and Phillip A. Olomola
Fiscal risks and their impact on banks' capital buffers in South Africa pp. 116-134 Downloads
Konstantin Makrelov, Neryvia Pillay and Bojosi Morule
In memoriam Charles Edward Wickens Simkins: The renaissance economist pp. 135-136 Downloads
Johannes Fedderke and John Luiz
DJJ Botha, Former ESSA President and SAJE Managing Editor pp. 137-138 Downloads
Steven Koch and Niek Schoeman

Volume 90, issue 4, 2022

Can reconstruction programmes improve political perceptions in conflict contexts? Evidence from eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo pp. 427-455 Downloads
Alexander De Juan, Carlo Koos, Miquel Pellicer and Eva Wegner
Time, health service utilisation and health status in Africa: Evidence from six countries pp. 456-468 Downloads
Germano Mwabu
Electricity outages and residential fires: Evidence from Cape Town, South Africa pp. 469-485 Downloads
Kerianne Lawson
Equivalence scales in a developing country with extensive inequality pp. 486-512 Downloads
Steven Koch
Reweighting the OHS and GHS to improve data quality: Representativeness, household counts, and small households pp. 513-534 Downloads
Amy Thornton and Martin Wittenberg
Determinants of attrition between Waves 1 and 2 of South Africa's National Income Dynamics Study – Coronavirus Rapid Mobile Survey (NIDS‐CRAM) pp. 535-552 Downloads
Reza Daniels, Kim P. Ingle and Timothy S. L. Brophy

Volume 90, issue 3, 2022

Identifying steady‐state growth and inflation in the South African economy, 1960–2020 pp. 279-300 Downloads
Johannes Fedderke
Inflationary effects of oil price and exchange rate shocks in South Africa: Evidence from time‐varying pass‐through coefficients pp. 301-328 Downloads
Coşkun Akdeniz, Abdurrahman Nazif Çatık and Esra Ballı
Revisiting the accuracy of inflation forecasts in Nigeria: The oil price–exchange rate–asymmetry perspectives pp. 329-348 Downloads
Kazeem Isah, Abdulkader C. Mahomedy, Elias A. Udeaja, Ojo Adelakun, Yusuf Yakubu and Danmecca Musa
Identifying supply and demand shocks in the South African Economy, 1960–2020 pp. 349-389 Downloads
Johannes Fedderke
On the aggregate effects of global uncertainty: Evidence from an emerging economy pp. 390-407 Downloads
Johnson Ahiadorme
Foreign direct investment determinants in Mano River Union countries: Micro and macro evidence pp. 408-424 Downloads
Rodrigo Martins, Jorge Cerdeira, Miguel Fonseca and Mohamed Barrie

Volume 90, issue 2, 2022

Offshoring within South African manufacturing firms: An analysis of the labour market effects pp. 123-148 Downloads
Anmar Pretorius, Carli Bezuidenhout, Marianne Matthee and Derick Blaauw
Export margins and survival: A firm‐level analysis using Kenyan data pp. 149-174 Downloads
Kemal Turkcan, Socrates Majune Kraido and Eliud Moyi
Tax revenue effort and aid in fragile states: The case of Comoros pp. 175-195 Downloads
Jose L. Diaz‐Sanchez, Abrams M. E. Tagem and Joana Mota
Do tax administration reforms improve tax revenue performance in Togo? Empirical insights from experimental approaches pp. 196-213 Downloads
Nimonka Bayale, Pouwemdéou Tchila, Jacques‐Patrick Arnold Yao and Honoré Tenakoua
Snakes and ladders and loaded dice: Poverty dynamics and inequality in South Africa between 2008 and 2017 pp. 214-242 Downloads
Simone Schotte, Rocco Zizzamia and Murray Leibbrandt
Evaluating the economic well‐being in the context of Africa pp. 243-259 Downloads
Comlanvi Martin Konou and Edwin Clifford Mensah
Moving from a bad to a good pricing regime: The South African private health care market pp. 260-276 Downloads
Eric Picard and Alexander Zimper

Volume 90, issue 1, 2022

Willingness to pay for COVID‐19 test and vaccine in South Africa and Ghana: A contingent valuation study pp. 3-20 Downloads
Rebecca Nana Yaa Ayifah and Emmanuel Ayifah
Grit, motivation and university grades pp. 21-36 Downloads
Michelle Pleace and Nicky Nicholls
An analysis of the impact of technological innovation on productivity in South African manufacturing firms using direct measures of innovation pp. 37-56 Downloads
Amy Kahn, Moses Sithole and Yasser Buchana
Firing on all cylinders: Decomposing regional growth dynamics in South Africa pp. 57-74 Downloads
Justin Visagie and Ivan Turok
The impact of foreign ownership on the performance of Johannesburg Stock Exchange‐listed firms: A blessing or a curse? pp. 75-92 Downloads
Delane Naidu, Ailie Charteris and Peter Moores‐Pitt
A computable general equilibrium model as a banking sector regulatory tool in South Africa pp. 93-120 Downloads
Frederik J.C. Beyers, Allan De Freitas, Kojo A. Essel‐Mensah, Reyno Seymore and Dimitrios Tsomocos

Volume 89, issue 4, 2021

Conflict heterogeneity in Africa pp. 459-479 Downloads
Carolyn Chisadza and Matthew Clance
Potential Impact of Climate Change and Armed Conflict on Inequality in Sub‐Saharan Africa pp. 480-498 Downloads
Angela Ujunwa, Chinwe Okoyeuzu, Nelson Nkwor and Augustine Ujunwa
The South African–United States sovereign bond spread and its association with macroeconomic fundamentals pp. 499-525 Downloads
Johannes Fedderke
Nowcasting South African gross domestic product using a suite of statistical models pp. 526-554 Downloads
Byron Botha, Tim Olds, Geordie Reid, Daan Steenkamp and Rossouw van Jaarsveld
Dynamics of Money Market Interest Rates in Ghana: Time‐Frequency Analysis of Volatility Spillovers pp. 555-589 Downloads
Nana Kwame Akosah, Imhotep Alagidede and Eric Schaling
Extending the determinants of currency substitution in Nigeria: Any role for financial innovation? pp. 590-607 Downloads
Angela Ifeanyi Ujunwa, Augustine Ujunwa, Emmanuel Onah, Nnenna Georgina Nwonye and Onyedikachi David Chukwunwike
A single currency for the Economic Community of West Africa? An economic assessment pp. 608-634 Downloads
João Loureiro and Evaldo Baptista
Perspectives of a capitalist on targeting inflation at 3 per cent and on fiscal sustainability in South Africa pp. 635-643 Downloads
Jannie Rossouw

Volume 89, issue 3, 2021

A Spatial Analysis of Property Crime Rates in South Africa pp. 329-347 Downloads
Kabeya Clement Mulamba
Ethnic Diversity and Local Economies pp. 348-367 Downloads
Yonatan Dinku and Dereje Regasa
Market structure and bank conduct in Lesotho pp. 368-390 Downloads
Ramaele Moshoeshoe and Katleho Thokoa
Fixed costs, markups and concentration in Eswatini (Swaziland): A firm‐level analysis of panel data pp. 391-416 Downloads
Samuel Vika Mhlanga and Neil Rankin
Associations Between Logistics and Economic Growth in Africa pp. 417-438 Downloads
Chengete Chakamera and Noleen M. Pisa
A Description of Predatory Publishing in South African Economics Departments pp. 439-456 Downloads
Andrew Kerr and Phillip de Jager

Volume 89, issue 2, 2021

A Tale of Two Countries and Two Stages: South Africa, China and the Lewis Model pp. 143-172 Downloads
John Knight
Correlates and Consequences of the 1918 Influenza in South Africa pp. 173-195 Downloads
Daniel de Kadt, Johan Fourie, Jan Greyling, Elie Murard and Johannes Norling
Do International Sanctions Reduce Household and Government Consumption in Developing Countries? pp. 196-217 Downloads
Kevin Williams
Convergence Triggers in Africa: Evidence from Convergence Clubs and Panel Models pp. 218-245 Downloads
Aweng Peter Majok Garang and Hatice Erkekoglu
Exclusive Growth? Rapidly Increasing Top Incomes Amid Low National Growth in South Africa pp. 246-273 Downloads
Ihsaan Bassier and Ingrid Woolard
Skill and Earnings Amongst Golfers on the Southern‐African Sunshine Tour pp. 274-281 Downloads
Ferdi Botha, Gavin Fraser and Thomas Rhoads
Differentiation in Economic Costs and Returns from Living with Wildlife in Namibian Community Conservancies pp. 282-300 Downloads
Nicoli Nattrass
Non‐income effect of land ownership and tenure on subjective wellbeing in South Africa pp. 301-323 Downloads
Umakrishnan Kollamparambil

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 Benjamin Stanwix
Economic and Distributional Impact of COVID‐19: Evidence from Macro‐Micro Modelling of the South African Economy pp. 82-94 Downloads
Margaret 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
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