2017

Journal Articles (subsidised)

BALCILAR M, KATZKE NF, GUPTA R. Do precious metal prices help in forecasting South African inflation?. North American Journal of Economics and Finance 2017; 40(Non):63-72.

BEUKES R, JANSEN AI, MOSES M, YU D. Exploring the Eligibility Criteria of the Child Support Grant and its Impact on Poverty. Social indicators research 2017; 134(2):511-529.

BOSHOFF WH, FOURIE J. When did South African markets integrate into the Global Economy?. Journal for Studies in Economics and Econometrics Tydskrif vir Studies in Ekonomie en Ekonometrie 2017; 41(1):19-32.

BURGER R, MCARAVEY CB, VAN DER BERG S. The Capability Threshold: Re-examining the Definition of the Middle Class in an Unequal Developing Country. Journal of human development and capabilities 2017; 18(1):89-106.

BURGER R, POSEL D, VON FINTEL M. The relationship between negative household events and depressive symptoms: Evidence from South African longitudinal data. JOURNAL OF AFFECTIVE DISORDERS 2017; 218:170-175.

BURGER R, VAN DER BERG S, VAN DER WALT SJ, YU KCD. The Long Walk: Considering the Enduring Spatial and Racial Dimensions of Deprivation two decades after the fall of apartheid. Social indicators research 2017; 130(3):1101-1123.

BURGER RP, COETZEE LC, KREUSER CF, RANKIN NA. Income and Price Elasticities of Demand in South Africa: An Application of the Linear Expenditure System. SOUTH AFRICAN JOURNAL OF ECONOMICS 2017; 85(4):491-514.

BURGER RP, MCLAREN Z M. An econometric method for estimating population parameters from non-random samples: An application to clinical case finding. HEALTH ECONOMICS 2017; 26(9):1110-1122.

DE VILLIERS AP. Die rol van die Nasionale Studentefinansieringskema (NSFAS) in die fasilitering van toegang tot hoër onderwys vir studente uit armer gemeenskappe in Suid-Afrika. Tydskrif vir Geesteswetenskappe 2017; 57(4):971-989.

FLEISCH B, MABOGOANE T, SCHÖER V, TAYLOR SGS. The value of large-scale randomised control trials in system-wide improvement: The case of the Reading Catch-Up Programme. South African Journal of Education 2017; 37(1):1-13.

FLEISCH B, TAYLOR SGS, SCHÖER V, MABOGOANE T. Failing to catch up in reading in the middle years: The findings of the impact evaluation of the Reading Catch-up Programme in South Africa. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT 2017; 53(None):36-47.

FOURIE J, GRUNDLINGH AM, MARIOTTI GM. "Poor South Africa! Will no nice English People ever come out here?" The South African constabulary of the Anglo-Boer War, 1899-1902. Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History 2017; 45(4):580-606.

FOURIE J, SANTANA-GALLEGO M. The Invisible Hand of Thierry Henry: How World Cup Qualification Influences Host Country Tourist Arrivals. Journal of Sports Economics 2017; 18(7):751-766.

FOURIE J. The Long Walk to Economic Freedom after Apartheid, and the Road Ahead. Journal for Contemporary History 2017; 42(1):59-80.

FREYTAG A, FRICKE S, MÜLLER G. Ein Marshallplan mit Afrika: Geeignetes Konzept für eine nachhaltige Entwicklung?. Ifo-Schnelldienst 2017; 4(70):3-20.

FREYTAG A, FRICKE S. Sectoral linkages of financial services as channels of economic development - An input-output analysis of the Nigerian and Kenyan economies. Review of development finance 2017; 7(17):36-44.

FREYTAG A, SCHNABL G. Monetary Policy Crisis Management as a Threat to Economic Order. Credit and Capital Markets 2017; 50(2):152-169.

GOLDEWIJK K K, DEKKER S C, VAN ZANDEN JL. Per-capita estimations of long-term historical land use and the consequences for global change research. Journal of Land Use Science 2017; 12(5):313-337.

GREEN EO. From extensive to Involutionary Growth: A Dialectic Interpretation of the Boom and Busts of Cocoa Production in the Gold Coast. Journal of Agrarian Change 2017; 17(3):518-534.

HOLLANDER H. Macroprudential policy with convertible debt. Journal of macroeconomics 2017; 54:285-305.

JANSEN AI, CALITZ E. Considering the efficacy of value-added tax zero-rating as pro-poor policy: The case of South Africa. Development Southern Africa 2017; 34(1):56-73.

JEDWAB R, KERBY EM, MORADI A. History, path dependence and development: Evidence from colonial railways, settlers and cities in Kenya. Economic journal 2017; 127:1467-1494.

MALINOWSKI M, VAN ZANDEN JL. Income and its distribution in preindustrial Poland. Cliometrica 2017; 11:375-404.

MEEHAN S, BEYERS N, BURGER R. Cost analysis of two community-based HIV testing service modalities led by a Non-Governmental Organization in Cape Town, South Africa. BMC HEALTH SERVICES RESEARCH 2017; 17(801):2-9.

NDIKUMANA L, PICKBOURN L. The impact of foreign aid allocation on access to social services in Sub-Saharan Africa: The case of water and sanitation. World development 2017; 90:104-114.

ORTHOFER AF. Concepts and measures of saving: Selected issues for South Africa. SOUTH AFRICAN JOURNAL OF ECONOMICS 2017; 85(2):222-241.

ROSSOUW L, SMITH AM. A comparable yardstick: adjusting for education bias in South African health system responsiveness ratings. Health policy and planning: a journal on health in development 2017; 32(Suppl. 3):iii67 - iii74.

SIEBRITS FK. The Power of the Purse in Botswana, Namibia, South Africa and Zimbabwe. Taiwan journal of democracy 2017; 13(1):175-191.

STEPHENS DF, FOURIE J. Morphological Evolution of Springbok Rugby players: Implications for Racial Transformation in South Africa Rugby. South African Journal for Research in Sport,Physical Education & Recreation 2017; 39(3):145-162.

THOMAS R, BURGER R, HARPER A, KANEMA S, MWENGE L, VANQA N, MANDLA N, SMITH PC, FLOYD S, BOCK PA, AYLES H, BEYERS N, DONNELL D, FIDLER S, HAYES R, HAUCK K. Differences in health-related quality of life between HIV-positive and HIV-negative people in Zambia and South Africa: a cross-sectional baseline survey of the HPTN 071 (PopART) trial. Lancet Global Health 2017; 5(11):e1133-e1141.

VAN DER BERG S, VON FINTEL M, ZOCH A. The Dynamics of Child Poverty in South Africa between 2008 and 2012. Child Indicators Research 2017; 10(4):945-969.

VON FINTEL DP. Institutional wage-setting, labour demand and labour supply; causal estimates from a South African pseudo-panel. Development Southern Africa 2017; 34(1):1-16.

VON FINTEL DP. The uneven link between Economic Growth and Employment in South Africa. Journal for Studies in Economics and Econometrics Tydskrif vir Studies in Ekonomie en Ekonometrie 2017; 41(3):85-91.

VON FINTEL M, OTT G. Political Culture and Participation in South Africa, The Role of Socio-Economic Factors. Taiwan journal of democracy 2017; 13(1):77-99.

VON FINTEL M. Income Dynamics, Assets and Poverty Traps in South Africa. Journal of human development and capabilities 2017; 18(4):442-463.

Journal Articles (NON-subsidised)

BREDENKAMP C, BUISMAN L. Twenty Years of Progress on Maternal and Child Health in the Philippines: An Equity Lens. Asia Pacific Journal of Public Health 2017; 29(5):367-376.

MEEHAN S, DRAPER HR, BURGER R, BEYERS N. What drives 'first-time testers' to test for HIV at community-based HIV testing services?. Public Health Action 2017; 7(4):304-306.

MEEHAN S, ROSSOUW L, SLOOT R, BURGER R, BEYERS N. Access to human immunodeficiency virus testing services in Cape Town, South Africa: a user perspective. Public Health Action 2017; 7(4):251-257.

VAN ZANDEN JL, MA D. What makes Maddison right: Chinese Historic Economic Data. World Economics 2017; 18(3):203-213.

Chapters in Books

RANCHOD S, ADAMS C, BURGER R, CARVOUNES A, DREYER K, SMITH AM, STEWART J, VAN BILJON C. South Africa's hospital sector: old divisions and new developments. In: Padarath A, Barron P (eds.) South African Health Review 2017, 20th Edition, Health System Trust, South Africa, 2017: 101-110.

Research Reports

BURGER R, JEGERS M, SEABE D, OWENS T, VANROOSE AJPL. NPO accountability in a disconnected and divided South Africa. 2017: 28 pp.

KATZKE NF. Positive Peer Pressure Assisting the Rand?. 2017: 27 pp.

SIEBRITS FK. Inclusive Growth: A South African Perspective. 2017: 15 pp.

Doctoral completed

FERREIRA TI. The extension of existing data and methods to measure poverty and mobility in data-poor, agrarian Sub-Saharan Africa. PhD, 2017. 147 pp. Promotor: VAN DER BERG S. Medepromotor: VON FINTEL DP.

GARBERS CF. Essays on credit cycle. PhD, 2017. 150 pp. Promotor: LIU G.

KOTZÉ J. Social gradients, early childhood, education and schools performing above the demographic expextation: Empirical insights into educational issues. PhD, 2017. 1 pp. Promotor: VAN DER BERG S.

MHLANGA SV. Essays on Industrial Dynamics: Evidence from Swaziland. PhD, 2017. 176 pp. Promotor: RANKIN NA.

ORTHOFER AF. Saving and walth in the context of extreme inequality. PhD, 2017. 165 pp. Promotor: DU PLESSIS SA. Medepromotor: VON FINTEL DP, REID MB.

PATROBA H. Financial fictions and macroprudential policy in open economies. PhD, 2017. 102 pp. Promotor: LIU G.

SWANEPOEL C. The private credit market of the Cape Colony, 1673-1834: Wealth, property rights and social networks. PhD, 2017. 164 pp. Promotor: FOURIE J.

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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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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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