Browsing Research Articles (Economics) by Title

Browsing Research Articles (Economics) by Title

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  • Truu, M.L. (Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences, University of Pretoria, 1997)
    At present, South Africa's economic system has no name and is under a cloud of confusion. This has been caused by the concurrence of two major political events: the collapse of the Soviet bloc and South Africa's changeover ...
  • Balcilar, Mehmet; Gupta, Rangan; Majumdar, Anandamayee; Miller, Stephen M. (Routledge, 2015-10)
    This article uses a small set of variables – real GDP, the inflation rate and the short-term interest rate – and a rich set of models – atheoretical (time series) and theoretical (structural), linear and nonlinear, as ...
  • 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 ...
  • Tiwari, Aviral Kumar; Mukherjee, Zinnia; Gupta, Rangan; Balcilar, Mehmet (Elsevier, 2019-03)
    In this paper, we aim to explore the relationship between natural gas and crude oil prices for the U.S. economy over the time period 1997 and 2017 in both the unconditional and conditional framework by conditioning the ...
  • Balcilar, Mehmet; Gupta, Rangan; Sousa, Ricardo M.; Wohar, Mark E. (Wiley, 2018-09)
    We use a nonparametric causality‐in‐quantile test to analyze the predictive ability of the wealth‐to‐income ratio (wy) for excess stock returns and their volatility. Our results reveal that the wy is nonlinearly related ...
  • 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 ...
  • Cnossen, Sijbren (Osgoode Hall Law School, 2015)
    This article explores the taxation of corporations in the wider context of capital income taxation. The article discusses pros and cons of various income-based and cash-flow forms of corporation tax (CT) and concludes that ...
  • Inglesi-Lotz, Roula; Pouris, Anastassios (Academy of Science of South Africa, 2008)
    Globally, the classification and ratings of universities are based mainly on an institution's research productivity. South Africa, especially in the last decade, has experienced an increasing skills shortage, making the ...
  • Bulut, Umit; Inglesi-Lotz, Roula (Elsevier, 2019-11)
    This paper investigates the impacts of non-renewable consumption (NRE) and renewable energy consumption (RE) on industrial production (IP) in the US using monthly data from 2000:01 to 2018:02. To do so, the paper employs ...
  • 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. ...
  • Rossouw, Jannie (Springer, 2009-11)
    Available literature shows that little has been published on the inflation perceptions of households (i.e., the general public) in inflation-targeting countries. On the contrary, substantial literature exists on inflation ...
  • Melber, Henning (Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation, 2011-03)
    It is the third volume in a series, dealing with the challenges of how to come to terms with genocide, other forms of mass violence and now explicitly also with crimes against humanity.
  • Zerihun, Mulatu F.; Breitenbach, M.C. (Marthinus) (Adonis and Abbey Publishers, 2019-09)
    African economic integration initiatives have been judged by models and theoretical concepts developed outside Africa. Findings from such unrealistic and simplified models, rather than augment the continental initiatives, ...
  • Turpie, J.K.; Marais, Christo; Blignaut, James Nelson (Elsevier, 2008-05)
    A payments for ecosystem services (PES) system came about in South Africa with the establishment of the government-funded Working for Water (WfW) programme that clears mountain catchments and riparian zones of invasive ...
  • Malan, C.W.; Breitenbach, M.C. (Marthinus) (AOSIS, 2001-03)
    Youth in South Africa are persons of the ages 14 to 35 and constitute a large part of the potential labour supply and economically active population. The youth are also one of the central focus areas of government and ...
  • 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 ...