The causes and consequences of the 1918 influenza in South Africa

Stellenbosch Working Paper Series No. WP12/2020
 
Publication date: June 2020
 
Author(s):
[protected email address] (Department of Political Science, University of California, Merced)
[protected email address] (Department of Economics, Stellenbosch University)
[protected email address] (Department of Agricultural Economics, Stellenbosch University)
[protected email address] (Department of Economics, Stellenbosch University)
[protected email address] (Department of Economics, Mount Holyoke College)
 
Abstract:

 
JEL Classification:

I35, N37

Keywords:

Spanish flu, influenza, pandemic, epidemic, health, mortality, South Africa, Covid-19

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The main domestic data event over the past week was the release of the 2020Q1 GDP figures. Although not as poor as feared, the data still highlighted just how weak the SA economy was even before the unprecedented COVID-19 crisis hit with full force in 2020Q2. In other domestic news, a heated debate is raging about the fiscal consolidation outlined in...

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