Hylton Hollander

 

Senior Lecturer

Title: Dr
Email: [protected email address]
Phone: +27 21 808 2478
Office: Schumann 519

 

Research interests:

International macro-finance | Financial frictions in macroeconomic models | Monetary theory & policy | Sovereign debt & fiscal policy | Financial (in)stability | Economic growth & development

 

Courses lectured:

Current: International Finance 771 & 871; Mathematical Economics 771; Issues in Banking & Finance (MPhil, USB) | Previous: Dynamic Economic Theory 871; Economics 144 (Macroeconomics) ; Honours Macroeconomics (UCT); International Finance (UWC)
 
 
Curriculum Vitae (February 2021) (extended version incl. supervision record)

 

Published research:

 

Working Papers (*Revise & resubmit; **Accepted):

"Monetary Regimes, Money Supply and the US Business Cycle since 1959: Implications for Monetary Policy Today" (with Lars Christensen), Macroeconomic Dynamics, (forthcoming)** 

"A Forward Guidance Indicator For The South African Reserve Bank: Implementing A Text Analysis Algorithm” (with Ruan Erasmus, SU), Studies in Economics and Econometrics, (forthcoming)** (see recorded presentation)

"A medium-sized, open-economy, fiscal DSGE model of South Africa" (with J.H. Kemp), WIDERWorking Paper Series wp-2020-92, World Institute for Development Economic Research, (2020)

 

Works-in-progress:

"The Trade and Financial Channels of External Adjustment" (with Bernard Njiri, SU)

"South Africa and the Global Financial Crisis: did SARB regulators mitigate the build-up of financial imbalances?" (with Roy Havemann, National Treasury) 

"Government debt and interest rates" and "Fiscal sustainability and optimal policy" (see recorded presentation)

"The Evolving Scope, Content, and Linguistic Complexity of South African Reserve Bank Speeches" (with Gideon du Rand, Ruan Erasmus, Monique Reid, and Dawie van Lill) 

 

Capacity building:

In the pipeline: Macroeconometric workshop for policymakers and graduate students (with D. van Lill)

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12 April 2021
In the two weeks since the previous weekly release, the global newsflow on COVID-19 has seesawed. There were positive headlines as vaccine rollouts in many countries (excluding SA unfortunately) continued, resulting in a brighter outlook for global growth. However, this was countered by growing concerns about the near-term impact of renewed lockdowns...

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BER Weekly

12 April 2021
In the two weeks since the previous weekly release, the global newsflow on COVID-19 has seesawed. There were positive headlines as vaccine rollouts in many countries (excluding SA unfortunately) continued, resulting in a brighter outlook for global growth. However, this was countered by growing concerns about the near-term impact of renewed lockdowns...

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