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 | Macroeconomics of distribution & growth

 

Courses lectured:

Current: International Finance 771/871 & 244; Monetary Economics 771/871 | Previous: Mathematical Economics 771; Issues in Banking & Finance (MPhil, USB); Dynamic Economic Theory 871; Economics 144 (Macroeconomics) ; Honours Macroeconomics (UCT); International Finance (UWC)
 
 
Curriculum Vitae (January 2022) (extended version incl. supervision record)

 

Published research:

 

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

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

"Debt-financed fiscal stimulus in South Africa", WIDER Working Paper Series WP-2021-152, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER), (2021), DOI.

"Fiscal policy in times of fiscal stress (or what to do when r >g )" (with R. Havemann), WIDER
Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research, (forthcoming)

 

Works-in-progress:

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

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

"Large Scale Asset Purchases and Financial Stability" (with Dawie van Lill)

 

Capacity building:

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

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8 August 2022
Last week we received the first batch of SA activity data for July. As expected, intense load-shedding took its toll on the manufacturing sector. However, some of the other data was more positive. The international section provides an overview of the US nonfarm payrolls for July which saw employment surge back above pre-pandemic levels and the unemployment...

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8 August 2022
Last week we received the first batch of SA activity data for July. As expected, intense load-shedding took its toll on the manufacturing sector. However, some of the other data was more positive. The international section provides an overview of the US nonfarm payrolls for July which saw employment surge back above pre-pandemic levels and the unemployment...

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