Research Publications (2012)

Journal Articles (subsidised)

BOSHOFF WH. Gasoline, diesel fuel and jet fuel demand in South Africa. Studies in Economics and Econometrics 2012; 36(1) : 43-77.

BOSHOFF WH. The strategic implications of black empowerment policy in South Africa: A case study of boundary choice and client preferences in a small services firm. South African Journal of Economic and Management Sciences 2012; 15(2) : 207-221.

BURGER R, BREDENKAMP C, GROBLER C, VAN DER BERG S. Have public health spending and access in South Africa become more equitable since the end of apartheid?. Development Southern Africa 2012; 29(5) : 681-703.

BURGER R, BURGER RP, ROSSOUW L. The fertility transition in South Africa: A retrospective panel data analysis. Development Southern Africa 2012; 29(5) : 738-755.

BURGER R. Reconsidering the Case for Enhancing Accountability via Regulation. Voluntas 2012; 23 : 85-108.

CILLIERS J, FOURIE J. New estimates of settler life span and other demographic trends in South Africa, 1652-1948. Economic History of Developing Regions 2012; 27(2) : 61-86.

DU PLESSIS SWF, DU PLESSIS SA. Happy in the Service of the Company: The Purchasing Power of VOC Salaries at the Cape in the 18th Century. Economic History of Developing Regions 2012; 27(1) : 125-149.

DU TOIT L, FOURIE J. Africa's comparative advantage in travel service exports. Studies in Economics and Econometrics 2012; 36(1) : 1-22.

FOURIE J, SCHIRMER S. The future of South African economic history. Economic History of Developing Regions 2012; 27(1) : 114-124.

FOURIE J, UYS J. Luxury product consumption in eighteenth-century Cape Colony households. Tijdschrift Voor Sociale En Economische Geschiedenis 2012; 9(2) : 29-60.

FOURIE J. Die relatiewe welvaart van die vroeë Kaapse setlaars. Litnet Akademies 2012; 9(2) : 442-467.

FREYTAG A, HECKELMAN J C. Has Assistance from USAID been Successful for Democratization? Evidence from the Transition Economies of Eastern Europe and Eurasia. Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics-Zeitschrift fur die gesamte Staatswissenschaft 2012; 168(4) : 636-657.

GUSTAFSSON M, MABOGOANE T. South Africa's economics of education: A stocktaking and an agenda for the way forward. Development Southern Africa 2012; 29(3) : 351-364.

LI B, VAN ZANDEN JL. Before the Great Divergence? Comparing the Yangzi Delta and the Netherlands at the Beginning of the Nineteenth Century. Journal of Economic History 2012; 72(4) : 956-989.

LIU G, SEEISO N E. Basel II procyclicality: The case of South Africa. Economic Modelling 2012; 29(3) : 848-857.

MARIOTTI M. Estimating the substitutability of African and white workers in South African manufacturing, 1950-1985. Economic History of Developing Regions 2012; 27(2) : 47-60.

MARIOTTI M. Labour markets during apartheid in South Africa. Economic History Review 2012; 65(3): 1100-1122.

NDIKUMANA L. Appliquer l' évaluation à l' aide au développement: une solution pour combler le fossé micro-macro de l' efficacité de l' aide?. Revue d'economie du developpement 2012; 26(4) : 125-153.

REDDY V, VAN DER BERG S, JANSE VAN RENSBURG D, TAYLOR S. Educational outcomes: Pathways and performance in South African high schools. South African Journal of Science 2012; 108(3/4) : Art. #620.

UCTU R, JAFTA RCC. Academic entrepreneurship in South East Asia: An exploratory study of spin-offs in biotechnology from Hong Kong universities. Asian Journal of Technology Innovation 2012; 20(1) : 141-154.

VAN DER BERG S, MOSES E G. How better targeting of social spending affects social delivery in South Africa. Development Southern Africa 2012; 29(1) : 127-139.

VAN ZANDEN JL, BURINGH E, BOSKER M. The rise and decline of European parliaments, 1188-1789. Economic History Review 2012; 65(3) : 835-861.

VAN ZANDEN JL, VAN LEEUWEN B. Persistent but not consistent: The growth of national income in Holland 1347-1807. Explorations in Economic History 2012; 49(2) : 119-130.

VAN ZANDEN JL, ZUIJDERDUIJN J, DE MOOR T. Small is beautiful: the efficiency of credit markets in the late medieval Holland. European Review of Economic History 2012; 16(1) : 3-22.

VAN ZANDEN JL. In Good Company: About Agency and Economic Development in Global Perspective. Economic History of Developing Regions 2012; 27(S1) : 16-27.

YU D. Defining and measuring informal employment in South Africa. Development Southern Africa 2012; 29(1) : 157-175.

Journal Articles (NON-subsidised)

FAHRHOLZ C, FREYTAG A. A Way to Solve the European Balance of Payments Crisis? Take a Chance on Market Solutions!. CESifo Forum 2012; 13(Special Issue) : 77-82.

KHOABANE S, BLACK PA. On the economic effects of livestock theft in Lesotho: An asset-based approach. Journal of Development and Agricultural Economics 2012; 4(5) : 142-146.

UCTU R, PILLAY N S. The emergence of bio-clusters in Egypt and South Africa. Journal of Commercial Biotechnology 2012; 18(1) : 30-36.

Books

GARDNER L A. Taxing Colonial Africa: The political Economy of British Imperialism. Oxford University Press, Oxford, United Kingdom 2012:271 pp.

TERREBLANCHE SJ. Lost in Transformation. South Africa's search for a new future since 1986. KMM Review Publishing Company (PTY) Ltd, Sandton, South Africa 2012:144 pp.

Chapters in Books

DU PLESSIS SA. Collapse. The story of the international financial crisis, its causes and policy consequences. In Democracy under Stress: The global crisis and beyond, Barbara Budrich Publishers, Berlin, Germany, 2012: 25-46.

DU PLESSIS SA. Natural Law and the Physiocrats. In Economic Perspectives, SUN PReSS, Bloemfontein, South Africa, 2012: 27-35.

FOURIE J, VON FINTEL DP. Fruit of the Vine? An Augmented Endowments-Inequality Hypothesis and the Rise of an Elite in the Cape Colony. In The Role of Elites in Economic Development, Oxford University Press, Oxford, United Kingdom, 2012: 87-119.

JAFTA RCC, BURGER RP. Affirmative Action in South Africa: An Empirical Assessment of the Impact on Labour Market Outcomes. In Affirmative Action in Plural Societies: International Experiences, Palgrave Macmillian, Hampshire, United Kingdom, 2012: 80-99.

SMIT BW. Future macroeconomic policies in South Africa - some suggestions. In Economic Perspectives, Sun Media, Bloemfontein, South Africa, 2012: 113-120.

Doctoral completed

CROOKES DJ. Modelling the ecological-economic impacts of restoring natural capital, with a special focus on water and agriculture, at eight sites in South Africa. PhD, 2012. 231 pp. Promotor: De Witt MP.

DA MAIA CCP. Understanding Poverty and Inequality in Mozambique: The Role of Education and Labour Market Status. PhD, 2012. 185 pp.

JANSEN AI. Aspects of the Economics of Water Management in Urban Settings in South Africa, with a focus on Cape Town. PhD, 2012. 306 pp. Promotor: Van Der Berg S.

NSANZABAGANWA M. Uncertainty and Private Sector Response to Economic Development Policy in Post-Genocide Rwanda. PhD, 2012. 201 pp.

YU D. Using household surveys for deriving labour market, poverty and inequality trends in South Africa. PhD, 2012. 385 pp.

Masters completed

CILLIERS J. Cape Colony marriage in perspective. MComm, 2012. 71 pp.

DENNER W. The possible interaction between competition and anti-dumping policy suitable for the Southern African Customs Union (SACU). MComm, 2012. 119 pp.

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Last week, retail and wholesale data was released for the domestic economy. The September growth figures completed the picture for the third quarter. In this regard, the growth in retail sales should support GDP growth in Q3, while a significant contraction in wholesale sales will have the opposite effect. Internationally, economic growth was reported...

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