Browsing by Author "Van Heerden, J.H. (Jan Horn), 1957-"

Browsing by Author "Van Heerden, J.H. (Jan Horn), 1957-"

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  • Blignaut, James Nelson; Van Heerden, J.H. (Jan Horn), 1957- (University of Pretoria, Department of Economics, 2009-07)
    South Africa is in the grip of an electricity crisis marked by a euphemism known as load shedding. The demand for electricity has grown to the point that the supply reserve margin is often under threat, necessitating the ...
  • Blignaut, James Nelson; Jordaan, Andre Cillie; Van Heerden, J.H. (Jan Horn), 1957- (University of Pretoria, Department of Economics, 2008-09)
    The paper uses a static Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) model of South Africa and simulates various shocks to the price of electricity. We attempt different closures to the model and compare their respective effects ...
  • Van Heerden, J.H. (Jan Horn), 1957-; Blignaut, James Nelson; Groenendijk, N.S. (Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences, University of Pretoria, 1999-06)
    This paper explains fraud from an economic point of view, using traditional economic tools and reasoning. It is shown how a supply-of-fraud function can be defined and estimated for individuals, and subsequently aggregated ...
  • Bohlmann, Heinrich R.; Van Heerden, J.H. (Jan Horn), 1957- (Inderscience, 2008-02)
    The impact of the sporting industry on economic decision making has increased dramatically since the global media explosion in the 1980s. Tourism and advertising revenues generated by mega-events such as World Cups or ...
  • Van Heerden, J.H. (Jan Horn), 1957-; Blignaut, James Nelson; Chitiga-Mabugu, Margaret; Gerlagh, Reyer; Hess, Sebastiaan; Tol, Richard S.J.; Horridge, Mark; Mabugu, Ramos; De Wit, M.P. (Martinus Petrus); Letsoalo, Anthony (Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences University of Pretoria, 2006-12)
    South Africa, as an upper middle-income, resource-intensive developing country with an open economy, has to find innovative ways to combat poverty, promote economic growth and reduce the intensity of resource use, ...
  • Letsoalo, Anthony; Blignaut, James Nelson; De Wet, Theuns J.; De Wit, M.P. (Martinus Petrus); Hess, Sebastiaan; Tol, Richard S.J.; Van Heerden, J.H. (Jan Horn), 1957- (American Geophysical Union, 2007)
    The South African government is exploring ways to address water scarcity problems by introducing a water resource management charge on the quantity of water used in sectors such as irrigated agriculture, mining and forestry. ...
  • Kilimani, Nicholas; Van Heerden, J.H. (Jan Horn), 1957-; Bohlmann, Heinrich R. (IWA Publishing, 2016-02)
    This paper uses the system of economic and environmental accounting for water to demonstrate how the water sector interacts with the social-economic sectors of the economy. Furthermore, it reviews the existing institutional and ...
  • Seymore, Reyno; Chitiga-Mabugu, Margaret; Van Heerden, J.H. (Jan Horn), 1957- (Multi-Science Publishing, 2012)
    Border Tax Adjustments (BTAs) resurfaced recently in national policy debates as a possible measure to counter the anti-competitiveness effect of unilateral environmental taxes. There seems to be no consensus in the ...
  • Van Heerden, J.H. (Jan Horn), 1957- (University of Pretoria, Department of Economics, 2008-12)
    A Computable General Equilibrium model is used to find the effects of a food voucher scheme on the economy in South Africa. If firms consider the issuing of vouchers as increased remuneration, they will hire fewer ...
  • Van Heerden, J.H. (Jan Horn), 1957- (Juta, 2009-09)
    A Computable General Equilibrium model is used to find the effects of a food voucher scheme on the economy in South Africa. If firms consider the issuing of vouchers as increased remuneration, they will hire fewer labourers. ...
  • Kearney, Marna; Van Heerden, J.H. (Jan Horn), 1957- (Juta, 2004-09)
    Zero-rating food is considered to alleviate poverty of poor households who spend the largest proportion of their income on food. However, this will result in a loss of revenue for government. A Computable General Equilibrium ...