News
SA-TIED
Ada Jansen presents SA-TIED Working Paper, "A Reform Option for Pension Fund Contribution as Tax Expenditure in South Africa," at the International Institute of Public Finance (IIPF) Conference from August 21-23, 2024, in Prague. The...
JUNE 2024
Public revenue
In the media
SA-TIED
In his latest article covered by Business Live, Philippe Burger discusses tackling fiscal fatigue in South Africa. He examines government finances and fiscal policy, highlighting the factors behind rising public debt, including low GDP growth...
JUNE 2024
Macro-fiscal analysis
News
SA-TIED
An SA-TIED work-in-progress Working Paper was presented at the Conference of the International Association for Applied Econometrics (IAAE China 2024) from June 7 to June 9 by SA-TIED Research Fellow, Richard Kima. The working paper...
JUNE 2024
Macro-fiscal analysis
In the media
SA-TIED
The SA-TIED Working Paper titled " Watts happening to work? The labour market effects of South Africa's electricity crisis" has received significant media attention. This paper explores the impact of frequent electricity outages (load shedding)...
May 2024
Macro-fiscal analysis
Opportunities
SA-TIED
Opportunity: Master´s thesis research projects using tax data Closing date: 25 June 2024 All applicants who applied previously need not reapply Background The United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER), together with...
May 2024
In the media
SA-TIED
An SA-TIED research collaboration report on infrastructure needs amidst climate change has been highlighted by Engineering News. The report underscores the urgency for significant investment in climate-resilient infrastructure in South Africa. Key points include the...
MAY 2024
Climate and energy
Blog
Richard Kima
In 2024, central banks worldwide are confronted with the challenges of juggling inflation control , economic growth, and the preservation of financial stability. A new report from the United Nations Department of Economic and Social...
MAY 2024
Macro-fiscal analysis
Working paper
C. Friedrich Kreuser, Michael Kilumelume, and Rulof P. Burger
We estimate structural, materials, and labour markups for the South African economy at the three-digit industry level for 2012–19. The fall in structural labour and materials markups found for the numerical majority of industries are...
MAY 2024
Enterprise development
Working paper
Abhishek Kumar and Sushanta Mallick
Given the rise in the government debt level in recent times, this paper aims to examine the effect of an increase in government size on risk premium and its transmission in the economy. We jointly...
APRIL 2024
Macro-fiscal analysis