Policy Briefs

The Policy Brief initiative is aimed at creating a wider audience for the research of the Department of Economics. The policy briefs are intended to be a jargon-free summary of a selection of research studies that are policy-relevant or closely linked to public debates. As a rule, the research would be recent work that is not yet published in a journal or a book.

For any queries regarding a specific policy brief, please contact Ronelle Burger (rburger@sun.ac.za) or the authors of the research.

 

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BER Weekly

21 September 2020
Besides key monetary policy meetings, the global focus last week was on the re-imposition of restrictions on movement and gatherings in a number of countries, including Spain, the UK and Israel. This is in reaction to fast rising COVID-19 cases after a period where the epidemic curve had flattened and restrictions were eased. In contrast, the domestic...

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BER Weekly

21 September 2020
Besides key monetary policy meetings, the global focus last week was on the re-imposition of restrictions on movement and gatherings in a number of countries, including Spain, the UK and Israel. This is in reaction to fast rising COVID-19 cases after a period where the epidemic curve had flattened and restrictions were eased. In contrast, the domestic...

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