Research

Working paper
SA-TIED Working Paper #65
Casey Delport

The aim of this study is twofold. First, it assesses the full South African national policy landscape pertaining to the food system in order to und...

08 July 2019
Working paper
SA-TIED Working Paper #64
Isaac Marcelin, Daniel Brink, David Oluwatosin Fadiran, and Hammed Adedeji Amusa

Employing the difference-in-differences technique, this study examines the impact of the Employment Tax Incentive programme on a large sample of So...

08 July 2019
public_revenue
Working paper
SA-TIED Working Paper #63
Andrew Kerr and Martin Wittenberg

Traditionally, analysts of the South African labour market have used household survey data to describe earnings and employment in the post-Aparthei...

01 June 2019
inequality
Working paper
SA-TIED Working Paper 62
by Carol Newman, John Rand, and Mpho Tsebe

Misallocation of labour and capital can greatly reduce aggregate productivity. In this study, we use tax administrative data to examine the extent...

01 June 2019
enterprise_development
Working paper
SA-TIED Working Paper #61
by Rob Davies and Dirk van Seventer

This paper introduces a framework of advisory basic principles to be employed by users of economy-wide models such as those used in policy analysis...

15 May 2019
macroeconomics
Working paper
SA-TIED Working Paper #60
by Bruno Merven, Faaiqa Hartley, and Fadiel Ahjum

Road freight transport is the key channel for moving goods and services within South Africa, accounting for more than 70% of the total freight payl...

15 May 2019
climate
Working paper
SA-TIED Working Paper #59
Ihsaan Bassier

Using administrative tax records from South Africa for the period 2011–14, I find that firm wage premia explain 25 per cent of the total wage varia...

15 May 2019
inequality
Working paper
SA-TIED Working Paper #58
by Justin Visagie and Ivan Turok

Services are the fastest growing portion of world trade and now account for nearly a quarter of global exports. This presents opportunities for eme...

15 May 2019
regional_growth
Working paper
SA-TIED Working Paper #57
by Sithembiso Mtanga and Richard McCamel

This paper provides an overview of the structure, key functions, and characteristics of the motorcycle parts and aftermarket industries in Southern...

15 May 2019
regional_growth
Journal Article
SA-TIED Working Paper #55
by Channing Arndt, Amy Dale, Patrick Hatzenbuehler, Jordan Kyle, Innocent Matshe, Adam Schlosser, and Emily Schmidt

We argue that vastly improved agricultural production forecasts and estimates in SSA fit within an emerging view of information as a key input into...

05 April 2019
climate
Working paper
SA-TIED Working Paper #54
by Amina Ebrahim and Kezia Lilenstein

This paper has three primary objectives. First, it provides a broad overview of the available South African data used to examine gender in the labo...

28 March 2019
inequality
Working paper
SA-TIED Working Paper #53
by Aroop Chatterjee

Understanding wealth inequality has unique significance in South Africa. The co-existence of extreme poverty and extreme wealth is starkly visible...

28 March 2019
inequality
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