In brief

Research Brief
by SA-TIED
Comprehensive harmonization is crucial to eliminate inefficiencies that hamper free movement of goods and services in the Southern African Development...
10 September 2020
regional_growth
Research Brief
by SA-TIED
Diversifying the agricultural production in sub-Saharan Africa is important for the combat against poverty and climate change. In Malawi there are pla...
18 August 2020
regional_growth
Research Brief
by SA-TIED
Special economic zones (SEZ) in Africa are generally regarded as underperforming relative to their peers in the rest of the world. To explain this und...
18 August 2020
regional_growth
Research Brief
Photo: Chronis Yan
by SA-TIED
Since the end of apartheid, South Africa’s economic challenges have disrupted efforts to establish a society of inclusive growth and prosperity. Under...
10 August 2020
enterprise_development
Research Brief
Photo: Matteo Vistocco
by SA-TIED
Many governments, particularly those in developing countries, have set an objective to improve tax revenue mobilization to offer more and better publi...
10 August 2020
public_revenue
Blog
Photo by Scott Rodgerson on Unsplash
Ludvig Wier
Corporate taxation is at the heart of economic development, and cardiac failure looms if international tax reform is not made globally inclusive
05 August 2020
enterprise_development
Policy Brief
Harri Kemp and Hylton Hollander
Much of the research on the impact of fiscal policy shocks on macroeconomic outcomes (e.g., fiscal multipliers) uses reduced-form modelling approaches...
30 July 2020
macroeconomics
Policy Brief
Harri Kemp and Hylton Hollander
23 July 2020
macroeconomics
Blog
Channing Arndt and Sherman Robinson
In trying to limit the spread of COVID-19, policymakers globally have the difficult task of balancing the positive health effects of lockdowns against...
24 June 2020
climate
Research Brief
by Alfred Moyo
Analysis of World Bank data ranging from 1990–2017 indicates that increases in global oil prices would have negative effects on the economic growth of...
20 May 2020
regional_growth
Blog
Meet the women behind the Southern Africa – Towards Inclusive Economic Development programme
by Anne Tomi
Globally, women are under-represented in the field of economics.
12 March 2020
Blog
How a data revolution in South Africa can help address gender inequality
Amina Ebrahim and Kezia Lilenstein
In 2016, we joined a project in South Africa working to make tax data available for research purposes. Tax authorities collect an enormous amount of d...
21 February 2020