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

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  • Jacobs, Davina Frederika; Schoeman, N.J. (Nicolaas Johannes); Van Heerden, J.H. (Jan Horn), 1957- (Blackwell, 2002-03)
    This paper investigates the usefulness of different definitions of the budget deficit and their impact on fiscal sustainability. The analysis shows that a number of alternative definitions of the budget deficit are useful, ...
  • Smith, H.; Blignaut, James Nelson; Van Heerden, J.H. (Jan Horn), 1957- (Blackwell, 2006-03)
    This paper describes the evolution of inventory investment in South Africa over the past two decades, and identifies the factors influencing inventory investment over this period. An econometric model of inventory investment ...
  • Grote, M.; Schoeman, N.J. (Nicolaas Johannes); Truu, M.L.; Van Heerden, J.H. (Jan Horn), 1957-; Van Tonder, Jurie J. (Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences, University of Pretoria, 2000-03)
    This paper is the joint product of a think tank, initiated in the public sector and extended to a group of academics. It may be seen as the executive summary of a rather voluminous report for internal use in the Department ...
  • Van Heerden, J.H. (Jan Horn), 1957- (Blackwell, 1998-06)
    As ek 'n intreerede korrek verstaan, dan moet 'n mens die vraag beantwoord: waarmee behoort my vakgebied besig te wees? Die antwoord is voor die hand liggend: Maar wat is wetenskap, en wat is die ekonomiese wetenskap per ...
  • Chitiga-Mabugu, Margaret; Van Heerden, J.H. (Jan Horn), 1957-; Seymore, Reyno (University of Pretoria, Department of Economics, 2010-02)
    In the 2008 Budget Review, the South African government announced its intention to levy a 2c/kWh tax on the sale of electricity generated from non-renewable sources. This measure is intended to serve a dual purpose of ...
  • Chitiga-Mabugu, Margaret; Van Heerden, J.H. (Jan Horn), 1957-; Seymore, Reyno (University of Pretoria, Department of Economics, 2009-08)
    The South African Government announced, in the 2008 Budget Review, the intention to tax the generation of electricity from non-renewable sources with 2c/kWh. This tax is to be collected by the producers/generators of ...
  • Roos, E.L.; Adams, P.D.; Van Heerden, J.H. (Jan Horn), 1957- (Springer, 2015-12)
    This paper describes how we transformed the 2002 Ugandan Supply Use Table (SUT) into the required structure of a database for the static UgandanCGEmodel Dixon et al. (ORANI: A multisectoral model of the Australian economy, ...
  • Mabotja, J.K.; Van Heerden, J.H. (Jan Horn), 1957- (South African Association for Public Administration and Management, 2005-12)
    South African telecommunications industry is in the process of being liberalized. There are concerns with regard to high telecommunications prices that may hamper the delivery of broadband services, job creation and the ...
  • De Wet, Theuns J.; Van Heerden, J.H. (Jan Horn), 1957- (Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences, University of Pretoria, 2003-09)
    South Africa is endowed with a significant proportion of the world's coal reserves, which is used relatively cheaply to supply in more than 75 per cent of the country's energy needs. In terms of its per capita South Africa ...
  • Van Heerden, J.H. (Jan Horn), 1957-; Blignaut, James Nelson; Bohlmann, Heinrich R.; Cartwright, Anton; Diederichs, Nicci; Mander, Myles (University of Pretoria, Department of Economics, 2016)
    South Africa’s National Treasury released its Carbon Tax Policy Paper in May 2013. The paper proposed a R120/tCO2-equiv. levy on coal, gas and petroleum fuels. Here, we model the possible impacts of such a tax on the ...
  • Bohlmann, Jessika A.; Bohlmann, Heinrich R.; Inglesi-Lotz, Roula; Van Heerden, J.H. (Jan Horn), 1957- (Elsevier, 2016-10)
    This paper investigates the role that the building of two new power stations, Medupi and Kusile, will play in facilitating future economic activity in South Africa. We use a dynamic computable general equilibrium (CGE) ...
  • Van Heerden, J.H. (Jan Horn), 1957-; University of Pretoria. Dept. of Economics (University of Pretoria, 1998-04-05)
  • Van Heerden, J.H. (Jan Horn), 1957-; Schoeman, N.J. (Nicolaas Johannes) (Bureau for Economic Research and the Graduate School of Business, University of Stellenbosch, 2000)
    This article focuses on the applicability of intergenerational accounting to contribute towards more effective fiscal policy for the correction of wealth imbalances in South Africa. Three scenarios are tested using a general ...
  • Seymore, Reyno; Adams, Philip D.; Chitiga-Mabugu, Margaret; Van Heerden, J.H. (Jan Horn), 1957-; Blignaut, James Nelson (Bureau for Economic Research and the Graduate School of Business,University of Stellenbosch, 2010-02)
    In the 2008 budget of the Minister of Finance, the South African Government proposed to impose a 2 cents/kilowatt-hour (c/kWh) tax on the sale of electricity generated from non-renewable sources; this tax is to be collected ...
  • Chitiga-Mabugu, Margaret; Van Heerden, J.H. (Jan Horn), 1957-; Seymore, Reyno; Blignaut, James Nelson; Adams, Philip D. (University of Pretoria, Department of Economics, 2009-08)
    In the 2008 budget of the Minister of Finance, the South African Government proposed to impose a 2 cents/kilowatt-hour (c/kWh) tax on the sale of electricity generated from non-renewable sources; this tax is to be collected ...
  • Seymore, Reyno; Adams, Philip D.; Chitiga-Mabugu, Margaret; Van Heerden, J.H. (Jan Horn), 1957-; Blignaut, James Nelson (Bureau for Economic Research and the Graduate School of Business, University of Stellenbosch, 2010)
    In the 2008 budget of the Minister of Finance, the South African Government proposed to impose a 2 cents/kilowatt-hour (c/kWh) tax on the sale of electricity generated from non-renewable sources; this tax is to be collected ...
  • Bohlmann, Heinrich R.; Van Heerden, J.H. (Jan Horn), 1957-; Dixon, P.B.; Rimmer, M.T. (Elsevier, 2015-12)
    In this paper we measure the economy-wide impact of the 2014 labour strike in South Africa's platinum industry. The strike lasted 5 months, ending in June 2014 when producers reached an agreement with the main labour ...
  • Blignaut, James Nelson; Van Heerden, J.H. (Jan Horn), 1957- (Water Research Council, 2009-07)
    South Africa’s unallocated water resources have dwindled to precariously low levels. Furthermore, it is generally recognised by the authorities and specialists alike that it is likely that water demand will outstrip water ...
  • Van Heerden, J.H. (Jan Horn), 1957-; Blignaut, James Nelson; Horridge, Mark (Elsevier, 2008-05)
    A static computable general equilibrium model of South Africa is adapted to compare new taxes on water demand by two industries, namely forestry, and irrigated field crops. Comparisons are made with respect to both the ...
  • 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 ...