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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22 October 2018
Domestic data last week was a mixed bag. While retail and wholesale trade data for August was reasonably upbeat, mining production continued to underwhelm. On the international front, the minutes of the September Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) revealed a somewhat more hawkish view on the future path of the policy interest rate while at the same...

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BER Weekly

22 October 2018
Domestic data last week was a mixed bag. While retail and wholesale trade data for August was reasonably upbeat, mining production continued to underwhelm. On the international front, the minutes of the September Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) revealed a somewhat more hawkish view on the future path of the policy interest rate while at the same...

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