Research

Working paper
SA-TIED Working Paper 25/2019
Faaiqa Hartley, Bruno Merven, Channing Arndt, and Gregory Ireland

Abstract: This paper assesses the economic impacts of increased variable renewable energy deployment in South Africa for both conservative and opti...

17 January 2019
climate
Working paper
SA-TIED Working Paper 24/2018
Ludvig Wier and Hayley Reynolds

Abstract: Globally, the largest 0.001 per cent of firms earn roughly one-third of all corporate profits.

05 December 2018
enterprise_development
Working paper
by Ludvig Wier

Abstract: This paper provides the first direct systematic evidence of profit shifting through transfer mispricing in a developing...

05 December 2018
enterprise_development
Working paper
SA-TIED Working Paper 22/2018
by Stewart Ngandu and Carolyn Chisadza

This paper uses administrative tax data in South Africa to answer questions about which types of firms employ relatively large numbers of young peo...

07 August 2018
enterprise_development
Working paper
SA-TIED Working Paper 21/2018
by Mulalo Mamburu

This paper examines the distribution of firms by size and growth in the South African economy. It explores the relationship between firm size and...

25 July 2018
enterprise_development
Working paper
SA-TIED Working Paper 20/2018
By Manqoba Ntshakala and Laurence Harris

This study contributes to the existing body of knowledge within the South African context by empirically examining the ability of the yield spread...

27 June 2018
macroeconomics
Working paper
SA-TIED Working Paper 19/2018
By Bruno Merven, Gregory Ireland, Faaiqa Hartley, Channing Arndt, Alison Hughes, Fadiel Ahjum, Bryce McCall, and Tara Caetano

This paper lays the foundation for the analysis of the macro- and socio-economic benefits of a transition in the power sector to be made using a li...

20 June 2018
macroeconomics
climate
Working paper
SA-TIED Working Paper 18/2018
By Eustensia Munsaka

This study determines the extent to which broker opportunism (using the hidden commission charged by brokers as a proxy for opportunistic behaviour...

15 June 2018
climate
Working paper
SA-TIED Working Paper 17/2018
By Mmamoletji Oniccah Thosago

The aim of this study is to investigate whether households in an informal settlement, who receive one or more social grants, save a portion of thei...

28 May 2018
climate
Working paper
SA-TIED Working Paper 16/2018
By Charlotte-Kathrin Stollberg

The recent PIRLS report painted a dire picture of South Africa’s literacy: 80% of Grade 4 learners are unable to read for meaning. With a large bod...

28 May 2018
climate
Working paper
SA-TIED Working Paper 15/2018
By Nobuhle D. Mbonane and M.N. Makhura

Crop insurance is a sustainable risk management tool that farmers need for increasing the sustainability of their agricultural enterprises by reduc...

28 May 2018
climate
Working paper
SA-TIED Working Paper 14/2018
By Lauralyn Kaziboni

This paper analyses responses from the City of Johannesburg survey on economic performance, competitiveness and the challenges faced, from over 300...

28 May 2018
macroeconomics
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