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South African Journal of Economics

1933 - 2020

Current editor(s): Philip A. Black

From Economic Society of South Africa
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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 D. 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

Volume 86, issue S1, 2018

Introduction: Firm Level Analysis With Administrative Data pp. 3-5 Downloads
Channing Arndt, Rob Davies, Elizabeth Gavin and Landon Mcmillan
Introduction to the South African Revenue Service and National Treasury Firm‐Level Panel pp. 6-39 Downloads
Duncan Pieterse, Elizabeth Gavin and C. Friedrich Kreuser
Total Factor Productivity in South African Manufacturing Firms pp. 40-78 Downloads
Carl Friedrich Kreuser and Carol Newman
Importing and Firm Export Performance: New Evidence from South Africa pp. 79-95 Downloads
Lawrence Edwards, Marco Sanfilippo and Asha Sundaram
Understanding Manufactured Exporters at the Firm‐Level: New Insights from Using SARS Administrative Data pp. 96-119 Downloads
Marianne Matthee, Neil Rankin, Tasha Webb and Carli Bezuidenhout
Markups and Concentration in South African Manufacturing Sectors: An Analysis with Administrative Data pp. 120-140 Downloads
Johannes Fedderke, Nonso Obikili and Nicola Viegi
Job Flows, Worker Flows and Churning in South Africa pp. 141-166 Downloads
Andrew Kerr
New Data, New Approaches and New Evidence: A Policy Synthesis pp. 167-178 Downloads
Channing Arndt

Volume 86, issue 4, 2018

Cash Transfers and Food Security in Sub‐Saharan Africa pp. 383-400 Downloads
Francesco Burchi, Giorgio d’Agostino, Luca Pieroni and Margherita Scarlato
Evaluating South African Fiscal and Monetary Policy Trade‐offs Using a Wavelet‐Based Model pp. 401-427 Downloads
Patrick Crowley and David Hudgins
Financial Innovation and Money Demand: Evidence from Sub‐Saharan Africa pp. 428-448 Downloads
John Dunne and Elizabeth Kasekende
Is the Relationship Between Remittances and Political Institutions Monotonic? Evidence from Developing Countries pp. 449-467 Downloads
Kevin Williams
An Investigation of Multidimensional Energy Poverty among South African Low‐income Households pp. 468-487 Downloads
Sylvia Olawumi Israel‐Akinbo, Jeanette Snowball and Gavin Fraser

Volume 86, issue 3, 2018

Exiting from Fragility in Sub‐Saharan Africa: The Role of Fiscal Policies and Fiscal Institutions pp. 271-307 Downloads
Corinne Deléchat, Ejona Fuli, Dafina Mulaj, Gustavo Ramirez and Rui Xu
Do Monetary Policy Announcements Affect Exchange Rate Returns and Volatility of Returns? Some Evidence from High‐Frequency Intra‐Day South African Data pp. 308-338 Downloads
Cyril May, Greg Farrell and Jannie Rossouw
Has the Exchange Rate Pass‐Through changed in South Africa? pp. 339-360 Downloads
Alain Kabundi and Asi Mbelu
Macroeconomic Uncertainty in South Africa pp. 361-380 Downloads
Chris Redl

Volume 86, issue 2, 2018

Dynamics of Child Malnutrition in Rural and Small‐Town Ethiopia pp. 127-152 Downloads
Ilana Seff, Sarah Baird and Dean Jolliffe
Incentivising the Social Discounting Task: A Laboratory Experiment pp. 153-172 Downloads
Frederik Booysen, Alistair Munro, Sevias Guvuriro, Tshepo Moloi and Celeste Campher
Re‐Examining the Role of Structural Change and Nonlinearities in a Phillips Curve Model for South Africa pp. 173-196 Downloads
Kevin Nell
Inflation in South Africa: An Assessment of Alternative Inflation Models pp. 197-230 Downloads
Johannes Fedderke and Yang Liu
Female Economic Participation with Information and Communication Technology Advancement: Evidence from Sub‐Saharan Africa pp. 231-246 Downloads
Uchenna R. Efobi, Belmondo V. Tanankem and Simplice Asongu
Total Factor Productivity Convergence in Developing Countries: Role of Technology Diffusion pp. 247-262 Downloads
Khoula Maryam and Zainab Jehan
Sampie Terreblanche (17 April 1933–17 February 2018): Afrikaner Political Economist who Spoke Truth to Power to both the NP and ANC pp. 263-267 Downloads
Christelle Terreblanche

Volume 86, issue 1, 2018

Occupational Mobility during South Africa's Industrial Take‐Off pp. 3-22 Downloads
Jeanne Cilliers and Johan Fourie
Social Transfer Benefits and Retirement Decisions: Evidence from South Africa pp. 23-52 Downloads
Steve Muchiri and John Garen
Macroeconomic Effects of Commodity Price Shocks in a Low‐income Economy: The Case of Tobacco in Malawi pp. 53-75 Downloads
Bertha Bangara and John Dunne
Unemployment in Africa: A Fractional Integration Approach pp. 76-81 Downloads
Guglielmo Maria Caporale and Luis Alberiko Gil‐Alana
Systemic Risks Spillovers and Interdependence among Stock Markets: International Evidence with Covar‐Copulas pp. 82-112 Downloads
Gideon Boako and Paul Alagidede
Post‐Truth,” “Alternative Facts” and “Fakenomics pp. 113-124 Downloads
Gavin Keeton
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