Browsing by Type "Working Paper"

Browsing by Type "Working Paper"

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  • Gupta, Rangan; Du Toit, Charlotte Barbara (University of Pretoria, Department of Economics, 2006-10)
    This paper develops a general equilibrium endogenous growth model in an overlapping generations framework, and compares, in terms of economic growth, a passive unemployment policy (unemployment insurance) with an ...
  • Naraidoo, Ruthira; Boateng, Agyenim; Uddin, Moshfique M. (University of Pretoria, Department of Economics, 2009-11)
    Most of the growth in international production over the past decade has been carried out via cross-border mergers and acquisitions. Yet previous empirical work relating to CBM&As has been confined to firm-specific factors. ...
  • Sichei, Moses Muse; Erero, Jean Luc; Gebreselasie, Tewodros G. (University of Pretoria, Department of Economics, 2005-12)
    The study applies an “augmented” gravity equation to South Africa’s exports of motor vehicles, parts & accessories (SIC 381-383) to 76 countries over the period 1994 to 2003. The study employs a dynamic panel data model ...
  • Gruner, Stefan (College of Science, Engineering and Technology: University of South Africa (UNISA), 2019)
    This short-paper offers an experience report about a successful way of giving an introductory compiler construction course to 3rd-year undergraduate students. Because the in-depth-presentation of compiler construction has ...
  • Sichei, Moses Muse (University of Pretoria, Department of Economics, 2005-11)
    The paper investigates the bank-lending channel (BLC) of monetary policy in South Africa using quarterly bank-level data for the period 2000Q1-2004Q4. Capital adequacy and bank size are used as indicators for information ...
  • Gupta, Rangan (University of Pretoria, Department of Economics, 2007-02)
    This paper develops a Bayesian Vector Error Correction Model (BVECM) for forecasting inventory investment in South Africa. The model is estimated using quarterly data on actual sales, production, unfilled orders, price ...
  • Gupta, Rangan; Das, Sonali; Kabundi, Alain (University of Pretoria, Department of Economics, 2009-01)
    This paper analyzes whether a wealth of information contained in 126 monthly series used by large-scale Bayesian Vector Autoregressive (LBVAR) models, as well as Factor Augmented Vector Autoregressive (FAVAR) models, ...
  • 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 ...
  • Gupta, Rangan; Kanda, Patrick T.; Das, Sonali (University of Pretoria, Department of Economics, 2010-07)
    This paper tests for house price bubbles in the South African housing market, using quarterly data from 1969:Q2 to 2009:Q3, based on the unit root test developed by Phillips et al. (2010). This test allows us to detect ...
  • Eksteen, André; De Villiers, Braam; Van der Westhuizen, Leon; Earthworld Architects and Interiors (2010-01-12)
    To accommodate the increasing number of students, a new lecture complex, the Centenary Building, was officially opened in 2009. The complex comprises of six lecture halls with 300 seats each.
  • Eksteen, André; De Villiers, Braam; Van der Westhuizen, Leon; Earthworld Architects and Interiors (2010-01-12)
    To accommodate the increasing number of students, a new lecture complex, the Centenary Building, was officially opened in 2009. The complex comprises of six lecture halls with 300 seats each.
  • Eksteen, André; De Villiers, Braam; Van der Westhuizen, Leon; Earthworld Architects and Interiors (2010-01-12)
    To accommodate the increasing number of students, a new lecture complex, the Centenary Building, was officially opened in 2009. The complex comprises of six lecture halls with 300 seats each.
  • Koch, Steven F.; Handa, Sudhanshu; Ng, Shu Wen (University of Pretoria, Department of Economics, 2008-10)
    High rates of infant mortality in Africa continue to be a major public health concern today, despite the fact that most deaths can be prevented from well known, relatively low cost technologies. Using multiple years of ...
  • Gupta, Rangan; Uwilingiye, Josine (University of Pretoria, Department of Economics, 2009-02)
    Recent empirical evidence on the direct link of inflation targeting and inflation volatility is at best mixed. However, comparing inflation volatility across alternative monetary policy regimes within a country based on ...
  • 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 ...
  • Chitiga-Mabugu, Margaret; Mabugu, Ramos; Kandiero, Tonia (University of Pretoria, Department of Economics, 2007-09)
    The paper uses a micro-simulation computable general equilibrium (CGE) model to study the impact on poverty of a complete removal of tariffs in Zimbabwe. The model incorporates 14006 households derived from the 1995 ...
  • Van Eyden, Renee; Gupta, Rangan; De Wet, Albertus Hendrik (University of Pretoria, Department of Economics, 2008-07)
    Active credit portfolio management is becoming a central part of capital and credit management within the banking industry. Stimulated by the Basel II capital accord the estimation of risk sensitive credit and capital ...
  • Ludi, Kirsten L. (University of Pretoria, Department of Economics, 2006-02)
    In order to be able to suggest viable solutions to the overwhelming problem of poverty on the African continent, it is first necessary to know exactly what is causing that poverty. It is the intention of this paper to ...
  • Gupta, Rangan; Ziramba, Emmanuel (University of Pretoria, Department of Economics, 2008-06)
    Using a monetary endogenous growth overlapping generations model characterized by financial repression, purposeful government expenditures and costly tax enforcement, we analyze whether financial repression can be explained ...
  • Gupta, Rangan; Tipoy, Christian K.; Das, Sonali (University of Pretoria, Department of Economics, 2009-12)
    This paper analyzes the ability of a random walk and, classical and Bayesian versions of autoregressive, vector autoregressive and vector error correction models in forecasting home sales for the four US census regions ...