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Working Paper
Turnin’ it up a notch: How spillovers from foreign direct investment boost the complexity of South Africa’s exports

Countries’ economic complexity, and the associated diversification and sophistication of their exports, is a key determinant of economic growth...

economic complexity Foreign Direct Investment FDI
Working Paper
Exchange rates and firm export performance in South Africa

This paper uses detailed firm transaction data on manufactured exports to analyse the dilution of the real exchange rate-export relationship in South Africa over the period 2010 to 2014...

Exchange rate pass-through Exports
Working Paper
Structural poverty dynamics in urban South Africa: A mixed-methods investigation

This paper examines the extent and determinants of structural poverty dynamics in South Africa, focusing on the socio-economically disadvantaged urban African population...

Poverty Social mobility Livelihood assets
Working Paper
Agglomeration and productivity in South Africa: Evidence from firm-level data

Using comprehensive, anonymized tax administrative data for the 2008–14 period, we examine firm-level productivity in South Africa...

Agglomeration Firm productivity South Africa
In the media
An energy expert from SA-TIED appears on SABC's The Bottom Line South Africa Energy Climate change
In the media
Inequality expert for SA-TIED hosted on South African national news channel eNCA Poverty Class Inequality
In the media
SA-TIED working paper featured in the Financial Mail

A recent working paper from the SA-TIED programme ’s body of new research has been featured in the largest business weekly in South Africa. The Financial Mail’s feature is headlined: “ Reserve Bank vindicated — the critics...

Inflation (Finance) Monetary policy South Africa
Journal Article
Occupational segregation by race in South Africa after Apartheid

This paper investigates progress in reducing the high level of racial stratification of occupations after apartheid in South Africa...

Occupational segregation Stratification Low-paying
In the media
SA-TIED research on South Africa's energy future in the news Climate change climate mitigation climate adaptation
In the media
© benjamin-child-unsplash SA-TIED research on profit shifting gets national attention in South Africa Profit shifting corporate income tax Multinational firms
In the media
SA-TIED researcher interviewed on tax haven research

SA-TIED researcher, Ludvig Wier, has featured in multiple South African news outlets explaining new research findings from the programme. Wier was invited to speak to anchors from South Africa’s national news channels, SABC and eNCA . He was...

Profit shifting Multinational firms South Africa
Book Chapter
Understanding and characterizing the services sector in South Africa: an overview

From the book: Industries without Smokestacks

Services Economic development South Africa
Journal Article
Introduction to special issue on regional growth opportunities

Part of Journal Special Issue Regional Growth Opportunities

South Africa Growth Transformation
Journal Special Issue
Regional Growth Opportunities

This issue contains seven articles addressing the major changes underway in the integration of economies in southern Africa. This special issue is based on the UNU-WIDER project 'Regional growth and development in Southern Africa'...

Growth Industrialization Natural resources
Journal Article
New data, new approaches and new evidence: A policy synthesis

Part of Journal Special Issue Firm level analysis using administrative record data

Firm-level analysis South Africa data
Journal Article
Job flows, worker flows and churning in South Africa

Part of Journal Special Issue Firm level analysis using administrative record data

Firm-level analysis data South Africa
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