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Working papers

2014

  1. Muchapondwa, Edwin & Nielson, Daniel & Parks, Bradley & Strange, Austin M. & Tierney, Michael J., 2014. ".Ground-truthing. Chinese development finance in Africa: Field evidence from South Africa and Uganda," Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) UNU-WIDER Research Paper , World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  2. Muchapondwa, Edwin, 2014. "Aid and the environment in Africa: A synthesis of eight case studies," Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) UNU-WIDER Research Paper , World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).

2013

  1. Dikgang, Johane & Muchapondwa, Edwin, 2013. "Conservation Fees in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park between Botswana and South Africa in the Presence of Land Restitution," Discussion Papers, Resources For the Future dp-13-09-efd, Resources For the Future.
  2. Peter Chacha, Edwin Muchapondwa, Anthony Wambugu and Daniel Abala, 2013. "Pricing of National Park Visits in Kenya: The Case of Lake Nakuru National Park," Working Papers 357, Economic Research Southern Africa.
  3. Johane Dikgang and Edwin Muchapondwa, 2013. "The Effect of Land Restitution on Poverty Reduction Among the Khomani San "Bushmen" in South Africa," Working Papers 352, Economic Research Southern Africa.
  4. Johane Dikgang and Edwin Muchapondwa, 2013. "The Economic Evaluation of Dryland Ecosystem Services in the South African Kgalagadi Area and Implications for PES Involving the Khomani San," Working Papers 384, Economic Research Southern Africa.
  5. Gladman Thondhlana and Edwin Muchapondwa, 2013. "Dependence on Environmental Resources and Implications for Household Welfare: Evidence from the Kalahari Drylands, South Africa," Working Papers 370, Economic Research Southern Africa.
  6. Johane Dikgang and Edwin Muchapondwa, 2013. "Estimation of optimal conservation fees for international park visitors in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park," Working Papers 393, Economic Research Southern Africa.
  7. Johane Dikgang and Edwin Muchapondwa, 2013. "The Economic Evaluation of Dryland Ecosystem Services in the South African Kgalagadi by the Local Communities," Working Papers 383, Economic Research Southern Africa.
  8. Dambala Gelo & Steven F. Koch & Edwin Muchapondwah, 2013. "Do the Poor Benefit from Devolution Policies? Evidences from Quantile Treatment Effect Evaluation of Joint Forest Management," Working Papers 201388, University of Pretoria, Department of Economics.
  9. Visser, Martine & Burns, Justine, 2013. "Inequality, Social Sanctions and Cooperation within South African Fishing," SALDRU Working Papers, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town 117, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.
  10. Visser, Martine, 2013. "Fairness and Accountability: Testing Models of Social Norms in Unequal," SALDRU Working Papers, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town 116, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.
  11. Hodkinson, Brennan & Visser, Martine, 2013. "Effects of Objective and Subjective Income Comparisons on Subjective Wellbeing," SALDRU Working Papers, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town 118, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.

2012

  1. Coretha Komba & Edwin Muchapondwa, 2012. "Adaptation to Climate Change by Smallholder Farmers in Tanzania," Working Papers 299, Economic Research Southern Africa.
  2. Samson Mukanjari, Edwin Muchapondwa, Precious Zikhali and Birgit Bednar-Friedl, 2012. "Evaluating the Prospects of Benefit Sharing Schemes in Protecting Mountain Gorillas in Central Africa," Working Papers 321, Economic Research Southern Africa.
  3. Muchapondwa, Edwin & Brick, Kerri & Visser, Martine, 2012. "Abalone Conservation in the Presence of Drug Use and Corruption: Implications for Its Management in South Africa," Discussion Papers, Resources For the Future dp-12-15-efd, Resources For the Future.
  4. Zoe Van der Hoven & Martine Visser & Kerri Brick, 2012. "Contribution Norms in Heterogeneous Groups: A Climate Change Framing," SALDRU Working Papers, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town 77, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.
  5. Kerri Brick & Martine Visser, 2012. "Heterogeneity and Voting: A Framed Public Good Experiment," Working Papers 298, Economic Research Southern Africa.
  6. Brick, Kerri & Van der Hoven, Zoe & Visser, Martine, 2012. "Cooperation and Climate Change: Can Communication Facilitate the Provision of Public Goods in Heterogeneous Settings?," Discussion Papers, Resources For the Future dp-12-14-efd, Resources For the Future.

2011

  1. Johane Dikgang & Edwin Muchapondwa, 2011. "The valuation of biodiversity conservation by the South African Khomani San "bushmen" community," Working Papers 257, Economic Research Southern Africa.
  2. Kerri Brick & Martine Visser & Justine Burns, 2011. "Risk Aversion: Experimental Evidence from South African Fishing Communities," Working Papers 227, Economic Research Southern Africa.
  3. Adewara, Sunday Olabisi & Visser, Martine, 2011. "Use of Anthropometric Measures to Analyze How Sources of Water and Sanitation Affect Chidren’s Health in Nigeria," Discussion Papers, Resources For the Future dp-11-02-efd, Resources For the Future.

2010

  1. Edwin Muchapondwa & Tafara Ngwaru, 2010. "Modelling Fugitive Natural Resources in the Context of Transfrontier Parks: Under what conditions will conservation be successful in Africa?," Working Papers 170, Economic Research Southern Africa.
  2. Mintewab Bezabih & Andrea Mannberg & Martine Visser, 2010. "Sexual Risk Taking Among Young Adults in Cape Town: Effects of Expected Health and Income," SALDRU Working Papers, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town 43, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.
  3. Reviva Hasson & Åsa Löfgren & Martine Visser, 2010. "Climate Change Disaster Management: Mitigation and Adaptation in a Public Goods Framework," Working Papers 178, Economic Research Southern Africa.
  4. Giamporcaro, Stephanie & Pretorius, Lise & Visser, Martine, 2010. "Responsible Investment: A Vehicle for Environmentally Sustainable Economic Growth in South Africa," Discussion Papers, Resources For the Future dp-10-17-efd, Resources For the Future.
  5. Dikgang, Johane & Visser, Martine, 2010. "Behavioral Response to Plastic Bag Legislation in Botswana," Discussion Papers, Resources For the Future dp-10-13-efd, Resources For the Future.

2009

  1. Asimwe Bashagi & Edwin Muchapondwa, 2009. "What actions could boost international tourism demand for Tanzania?," Working Papers 152, Economic Research Southern Africa.
  2. Edwin Muchapondwa & Harry Biggs & Amanda Driver & Frank Matose & Kevin Moore & Eric Mungatana & Kelly Scheepers, 2009. "Using Economic Incentives to encourage Conservation in Bioregions in South Africa," Working Papers 120, Economic Research Southern Africa.
  3. Brendan Whelan & Edwin Muchapondwa, 2009. "Enhancing consumers' voluntary use of small-scale wind turbines to generate own electricity in South Africa," Working Papers 135, Economic Research Southern Africa.
  4. Muchapondwa, Edwin & Sterner, Thomas, 2009. "Agricultural Risk Management through Community-Based Wildlife Conservation in Rural Zimbabwe," Working Papers in Economics, University of Gothenburg, Department of Economics 409, University of Gothenburg, Department of Economics.
  5. Fischer, Carolyn & Muchapondwa, Edwin & Sterner, Thomas, 2009. "Bioeconomic Model of Community Incentives for Wildlife Management Before and After CAMPFIRE," Working Papers in Economics, University of Gothenburg, Department of Economics 410, University of Gothenburg, Department of Economics.
  6. Kocher, Martin & Martinsson, Peter & Visser, Martine, 2009. "Social Background, Cooperative Behavior, and Norm Enforcement," Working Papers in Economics, University of Gothenburg, Department of Economics 385, University of Gothenburg, Department of Economics.
  7. Hasson, Reviva & Löfgren, Åsa & Visser, Martine, 2009. "Climate Change in a Public Goods Game: Investment Decision in Mitigation versus Adaptation," Working Papers in Economics, University of Gothenburg, Department of Economics 416, University of Gothenburg, Department of Economics.

2008

  1. Sophia Musuna & Edwin Muchapondwa, 2008. "Will availing credit incentives to Zimbabwean farmers trigger a maize output response?," Working Papers 100, Economic Research Southern Africa.
  2. Edwin Muchapondwa & Obert Pimhidzai, 2008. "Modelling International Tourism Demand for Zimbabwe," Working Papers 107, Economic Research Southern Africa.
  3. Edwin Muchapondwa, 2008. "Estimation of the aggregate agricultural supply response in Zimbabwe: The ARDL approach to cointegration," Working Papers 90, Economic Research Southern Africa.
  4. Andre Hofmeyr & Justine Burns & Martine Visser, 2008. "Income Inequality, Reciprocity and Public Good Provision: An Experimental Analysis," SALDRU Working Papers, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town 23, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.

2007

  1. Wisdom Akpalu & Edwin Muchapondwa & Precious Zikhali, 2007. "Can the restrictive harvest period policy conserve mopane worms in Southern Africa? A bio-economic modelling approach," Working Papers 65, Economic Research Southern Africa.

2006

  1. Edwin Muchapondwa & Fredrik Carlsson & Gunmar Köhlin, 2006. "Can local communities in Zimbabwe be trusted with wildlife management?: Evidence from contingent valuation of elephants," Working Papers 52, Economic Research Southern Africa.
  2. Visser, Martine & Burns, Justine, 2006. "Bridging the Great Divide in South Africa: Inequality and Punishment in the Provision of Public Goods," Working Papers in Economics, University of Gothenburg, Department of Economics 219, University of Gothenburg, Department of Economics.
  3. Visser, Martine, 2006. "Welfare Implications of Peer Punishment in Unequal Societies," Working Papers in Economics, University of Gothenburg, Department of Economics 218, University of Gothenburg, Department of Economics.
  4. Martin G. Kocher & Peter Martinsson & Martine Visser, 2006. "Does Stake Size matter for Cooperation and Punishment?," Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers 06-104/1, Tinbergen Institute.
  5. Matthew Breier & Martine Visser, 2006. "The Free Rider Problem in Community-Based Rural Water Supply: A Game Theoretic Analysis," SALDRU Working Papers, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town 5, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.

2005

  1. Frikkie Booysens & Martine Visser, 2005. "Demand for health care in HIV/AIDS – affected households in two communities in the Free State province of South Africa," Working Papers 08, Economic Research Southern Africa.

2004

  1. Martine Visser & Frikkie Booysen, 2004. "Determinants of the choice of health care facility utilised by individuals in HIV/AIDS-affected households in the Free State province of South Africa," SALDRU/CSSR Working Papers, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town 087, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.

2001

  1. Martine Visser, 2001. "Regional supply chain development: A case study of the clothing and textile industry in SADC," Working Papers, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit 01056, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit.
  2. Beatrice Conradie & Jacqui Goldin & Anthony Leiman & Barry Standish & Martine Visser, 2001. "Competition Policy and Privatisation in the South African Water Industry," Working Papers, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit 01045, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit.
  3. Martine Visser, 2001. "The role of intra-industry trade and cross-border supply chains in facilitating regional integration in the SADC markets," Working Papers, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit 01057, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit.

Journal articles

2014

  1. Edwin Muchapondwa & Kerri Brick & Martine Visser, 2014. "Abalone conservation in the presence of drug use and corruption: implications for its management in South Africa," International Journal of Sustainable Economy, Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, vol. 6(2), pages 201-216.

2012

  1. Dikgang, Johane & Muchapondwa, Edwin, 2012. "The valuation of biodiversity conservation by the South African Khomani San “bushmen” community," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 84(C), pages 7-14.
  2. Edwin Muchapondwa & Thomas Sterner, 2012. "Agricultural-risk management through community-based wildlife conservation in Zimbabwe," Journal of Agribusiness in Developing and Emerging Economies, Emerald Group Publishing, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 2(1), pages 41-56, February.
  3. Kerri Brick & Martine Visser & Justine Burns, 2012. "Risk Aversion: Experimental Evidence from South African Fishing Communities," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 94(1), pages 133-152.
  4. Johane Dikgang & Martine Visser, 2012. "Behavioural Response To Plastic Bag Legislation In Botswana," South African Journal of Economics, Economic Society of South Africa, Economic Society of South Africa, vol. 80(1), pages 123-133, 03.
  5. Johane Dikgang & Anthony Leiman & Martine Visser, 2012. "Elasticity of demand, price and time: lessons from South Africa's plastic-bag levy," Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 44(26), pages 3339-3342, September.
  6. Kocher, Martin & Martinsson, Peter & Visser, Martine, 2012. "Social background, cooperative behavior, and norm enforcement," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 81(2), pages 341-354.
  7. Reviva Hasson & Åsa Löfgren & Martine Visser, 2012. "Treatment Effects Of Climate Change Risk On Mitigation And Adaptation Behaviour In An Experimental Setting," South African Journal of Economics, Economic Society of South Africa, Economic Society of South Africa, vol. 80(3), pages 415-430, 09.

2011

  1. Carolyn Fischer & Edwin Muchapondwa & Thomas Sterner, 2011. "A Bio-Economic Model of Community Incentives for Wildlife Management Under CAMPFIRE," Environmental & Resource Economics, European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, vol. 48(2), pages 303-319, February.

2010

  1. Hasson, Reviva & Löfgren, Åsa & Visser, Martine, 2010. "Climate change in a public goods game: Investment decision in mitigation versus adaptation," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 70(2), pages 331-338, December.
  2. Frikkie Booysen & Martine Visser, 2010. "Health Facility Choice In Hiv- And Aids-Affected Households In Two South African Communities," South African Journal of Economics, Economic Society of South Africa, Economic Society of South Africa, vol. 78(1), pages 89-106, 03.

2009

  1. Muchapondwa, Edwin, 2009. "Supply response of Zimbabwean agriculture: 1970–1999," African Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, African Association of Agricultural Economists, African Association of Agricultural Economists, vol. 3(1), March.
  2. Akpalu, Wisdom & Muchapondwa, Edwin & Zikhali, Precious, 2009. "Can the restrictive harvest period policy conserve mopane worms in southern Africa? A bioeconomic modelling approach," Environment and Development Economics, Cambridge University Press, vol. 14(05), pages 587-600, October.

2008

  1. Edwin Muchapondwa & Fredrik Carlsson & Gunnar Köhlin, 2008. "Wildlife Management In Zimbabwe: Evidence From A Contingent Valuation Study," South African Journal of Economics, Economic Society of South Africa, Economic Society of South Africa, vol. 76(4), pages 685-704, December.
  2. Kocher, Martin G. & Martinsson, Peter & Visser, Martine, 2008. "Does stake size matter for cooperation and punishment?," Economics Letters, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 99(3), pages 508-511, June.

2007

  1. Reviva Hasson & Anthony Leiman & Martine Visser, 2007. "The Economics Of Plastic Bag Legislation In South Africa," South African Journal of Economics, Economic Society of South Africa, Economic Society of South Africa, vol. 75(1), pages 66-83, 03.
  2. Andre Hofmeyr & Justine Burns & Martine Visser, 2007. "Income Inequality, Reciprocity And Public Good Provision: An Experimental Analysis," South African Journal of Economics, Economic Society of South Africa, Economic Society of South Africa, vol. 75(3), pages 508-520, 09.

2006

  1. Matthew Breier & Martine Visser, 2006. "Community-Based Provision Of Development Services In Rural South Africa," South African Journal of Economics, Economic Society of South Africa, Economic Society of South Africa, vol. 74(2), pages 301-314, 06.