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Publications

by members of

African Micro-Economic Research Unit (AMERU)
School of Economic and Finance
Faculty of Commerce, Law and Management
University of the Witwatersrand
Johannesburg, South Africa

These are publications listed in RePEc written by members of the above institution who are registered with the RePEc Author Service. Thus this compiles the works all those currently affiliated with this institution, not those affilated at the time of publication. List of registered members. Register yourself. Citation analysis. This page is updated in the first days of each month.
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Working papers

2020

  1. Carranza,Eliana & Garlick,Robert James & Orkin,Kate & Rankin,Neil Andrew, 2020. "Job Search and Hiring with Two-Sided Limited Information about Workseekers' Skills," Policy Research Working Paper Series 9345, The World Bank.

2018

  1. Andre Steenkamp & Mark Schaffer & Wayde Flowerday & John Gabriel Goddard, 2018. "Innovation activity in South Africa: Measuring the returns to R&D," WIDER Working Paper Series wp-2018-42, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).

2017

  1. Marianne Matthee & Neil Rankin & Carli Bezuidenhout, 2017. "Labour demand and the distribution of wages in South African manufacturing exporters," WIDER Working Paper Series wp-2017-11, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).

2016

  1. Mike Nyawo and Neil Rankin, 2016. "What Price-Level Data Tells Us About Consumer Price Rigidity in Zimbabwe: Evidence From New Data," Working Papers 609, Economic Research Southern Africa.
  2. Franz Ruch & Neil Rankin & Stan du Plessis, 2016. "Decomposing inflation using micropricelevel data South Africas pricing dynamics," Working Papers 7353, South African Reserve Bank.
  3. Franz Ruch & Neil Rankin & Stan du Plessis, 2016. "Decomposing inflation using microprice data Stickyprice inflation," Working Papers 7354, South African Reserve Bank.
  4. Marianne Matthee & Neil Rankin & Tasha Naughtin & Carli Bezuidenhout, 2016. "The South African manufacturing exporter story," WIDER Working Paper Series wp-2016-38, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).

2015

  1. C. Friedrich Kreuser & Rulof Burger & Neil Rankin, 2015. "The elasticity of substitution and labour-displacing technical change in post-apartheid South Africa," WIDER Working Paper Series wp-2015-101, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  2. Rulof Burger & Wicus Coetzee & C. Friedrich Kreuser & Neil Rankin, 2015. "Income and price elasticities of demand in South Africa: An application of the linear expenditure system," WIDER Working Paper Series wp-2015-100, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).

2014

  1. James Levinsohn & Neil Rankin & Gareth Roberts & Volker Schöer, 2014. "Wage subsidies and youth employment in South Africa: Evidence from a randomised control trial," Working Papers 02/2014, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.
  2. Neil Rankin & Gareth Roberts & Volker Schöer, 2014. "The Success of Learnerships?: Lessons from South Africa's Training and Education Programme," WIDER Working Paper Series wp-2014-068, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  3. Mamello Amelia Nchake, Lawrence Edwards and Neil Rankin, 2014. "Price setting behaviour in Lesotho: Stylised facts from consumer retail prices," Working Papers 417, Economic Research Southern Africa.

2013

  1. Schöer, Volker & Shepherd, Debra, 2013. "Compulsory tutorial programmes and performance in undergraduate microeconomics: A regression discontinuity design," MPRA Paper 49716, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  2. Aron, Janine & Creamer, Kenneth & Muellbauer, John & Rankin, Neil, 2013. "Exchange Rate Pass-Through to Consumer Prices in South Africa: Evidence from Micro-Data," CEPR Discussion Papers 9735, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.

2012

  1. Lawrence Edwards & Neil Rankin, 2012. "Is Africa Integrating? Evidence from Product Markets," Working Papers 292, Economic Research Southern Africa.
  2. Dr. Kenneth Creamer & Dr. Greg Farrell & Prof. Neil Rankin, 2012. "What pricelevel data can tell us about pricing conduct in South Africa," Working Papers 5117, South African Reserve Bank.

2010

  1. Rankin, Neil A. & Roberts, Gareth A., 2010. "Youth unemployment, firm size and reservation wages in South Africa," MPRA Paper 24027, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  2. Neil Rankin & Justin Sandefur & Francis Teal, 2010. "Learning & Earning in Africa: Where are the Returns to Education High?," CSAE Working Paper Series 2010-02, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford.
  3. Paolo Falco & Andrew Kerr & Neil Rankin & Justin Sandefur & Francis Teal, 2010. "The Returns to formality and Informality in Urban Africa," CSAE Working Paper Series 2010-03, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford.

2009

  1. Hunt, Karin & Rankin, Neil A. & Schöer, Volker & Nthuli, Miracle & Sebastiao, Claire, 2009. "Blind Admission? The ability of NSC maths to signal competence in university commerce courses as compared to the former SC Higher Grade maths," MPRA Paper 18075, University Library of Munich, Germany.

2008

  1. Edwards, Lawrence & Rankin, Neil A. & Schöer, Volker, 2008. "South African exporting firms: What do we know and what should we know?," MPRA Paper 16906, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  2. Creamer, Kenneth & Rankin, Neil A., 2008. "Price setting in South Africa 2001-2007 - stylised facts using consumer price micro data," MPRA Paper 16905, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  3. Fiandeiro, M. Fatima & Rankin, Neil A., 2008. "Trade liberalisation and wages in South African manufacturing," MPRA Paper 17066, University Library of Munich, Germany.

2006

  1. Neil Rankin, 2006. "The Regulatory Environment and SMMEs. Evidence from South African Firm Level Data," Working Papers 06113, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit.

2005

  1. Francis Teal & Neil Rankin & University of the Witwatersrand, 2005. "Exporting from manufacturing firms in Sub-Saharan Africa," Economics Series Working Papers GPRG-WPS-036, University of Oxford, Department of Economics.

2001

  1. Rankin, Neil A., 2001. "The export behaviour of South African manufacturing firms," MPRA Paper 16904, University Library of Munich, Germany.

Journal articles

2021

  1. Roberts, Gareth & Schöer, Volker, 2021. "Gender-based segregation in education, jobs and earnings in South Africa," World Development Perspectives, Elsevier, vol. 23(C).
  2. Samuel Vika Mhlanga & Neil Andrew Rankin, 2021. "Fixed costs, markups and concentration in Eswatini (Swaziland): A firm‐level analysis of panel data," South African Journal of Economics, Economic Society of South Africa, vol. 89(3), pages 391-416, September.
  3. Carli Bezuidenhout & Marianne Matthee & Neil Rankin, 2021. "Exporting and the wage premium: The case of South African manufacturing firms," Review of Development Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 25(4), pages 2031-2051, November.

2020

  1. Mike Nyawo & Neil Rankin, 2020. "Price adjustment after hyperinflation in Zimbabwe," African Development Review, African Development Bank, vol. 32(2), pages 240-256, June.

2019

  1. Carli Bezuidenhout & Marianne Matthee & Neil Rankin, 2019. "Employment and wage premiums in South African manufacturing exporters: Firm-level evidence," Development Southern Africa, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 36(5), pages 632-650, September.

2018

  1. Nchake, Mamello A. & Edwards, Lawrence & Rankin, Neil, 2018. "Closer monetary union and product market integration in emerging economies: Evidence from the Common Monetary Area in Southern Africa," International Review of Economics & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 54(C), pages 154-164.
  2. Marianne Matthee & Neil Rankin & Tasha Webb & Carli Bezuidenhout, 2018. "Understanding Manufactured Exporters at the Firm‐Level: New Insights from Using SARS Administrative Data," South African Journal of Economics, Economic Society of South Africa, vol. 86(S1), pages 96-119, January.

2017

  1. Fleisch, Brahm & Taylor, Stephen & Schöer, Volker & Mabogoane, Thabo, 2017. "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, Elsevier, vol. 53(C), pages 36-47.
  2. Gareth Roberts & Volker Schöer, 2017. "Is there a trade-off between the employment and wages of unskilled African South Africans?," Development Southern Africa, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 34(5), pages 515-528, September.
  3. Rulof Petrus Burger & Lodewicus Charl Coetzee & Carl Friedrich Kreuser & Neil Andrew Rankin, 2017. "Income and Price Elasticities of Demand in South Africa: An Application of the Linear Expenditure System," South African Journal of Economics, Economic Society of South Africa, vol. 85(4), pages 491-514, December.

2016

  1. Fleisch, Brahm & Schöer, Volker & Roberts, Gareth & Thornton, Amy, 2016. "System-wide improvement of early-grade mathematics: New evidence from the Gauteng Primary Language and Mathematics Strategy," International Journal of Educational Development, Elsevier, vol. 49(C), pages 157-174.
  2. Marianne Matthee & Thomas Farole & Tasha Naughtin & Neil Rankin, 2016. "South African Exporters and the Global Crisis: Intensive Margin Shock, Extensive Margin Hangover," South African Journal of Economics, Economic Society of South Africa, vol. 84(2), pages 183-198, June.
  3. Lawrence Edwards & Neil Rankin, 2016. "Is Africa integrating? Evidence from product markets," The Journal of International Trade & Economic Development, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 25(2), pages 266-289, March.

2015

  1. Mamello Amelia Nchake & Lawrence Edwards & Neil Rankin, 2015. "Price-Setting Behaviour in Lesotho: Stylised Facts from Consumer Retail Prices," South African Journal of Economics, Economic Society of South Africa, vol. 83(2), pages 199-219, June.

2014

  1. Volker Schöer & Neil Rankin & Gareth Roberts, 2014. "Accessing The First Job In A Slack Labour Market: Job Matching In South Africa," Journal of International Development, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 26(1), pages 1-22, January.
  2. Janine Aron & Kenneth Creamer & John Muellbauer & Neil Rankin, 2014. "Exchange Rate Pass-Through to Consumer Prices in South Africa: Evidence from Micro-Data," Journal of Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 50(1), pages 165-185, January.

2013

  1. Neil Rankin & Volker Schöer, 2013. "Export Destination, Product Quality and Wages in a Middle-Income Country. The Case of S outh A frica," Review of Development Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 17(1), pages 64-73, February.

2012

  1. Kenneth Creamer & Greg Farrell & Neil Rankin, 2012. "What Price-Level Data Can Tell Us About Pricing Conduct In South Africa," South African Journal of Economics, Economic Society of South Africa, vol. 80(4), pages 490-509, December.

2011

  1. Neil A. Rankin & Gareth Roberts, 2011. "Youth Unemployment, Firm Size And Reservation Wages In South Africa," South African Journal of Economics, Economic Society of South Africa, vol. 79(2), pages 128-145, June.
  2. Falco, Paolo & Kerr, Andrew & Rankin, Neil & Sandefur, Justin & Teal, Francis, 2011. "The returns to formality and informality in urban Africa," Labour Economics, Elsevier, vol. 18(S1), pages 23-31.

2006

  1. Volker Schöer & Murray Leibbrandt, 2006. "Determinants Of Job Search Strategies: Evidence From The Khayelitsha/Mitchell'S Plain Survey," South African Journal of Economics, Economic Society of South Africa, vol. 74(4), pages 702-724, December.
  2. Neil Rankin & Måns Söderbom & Francis Teal, 2006. "Exporting from Manufacturing Firms in Sub-Saharan Africa," Journal of African Economies, Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE), vol. 15(4), pages 671-687, December.

2002

  1. Lawrence Edwards & Volker Schoer, 2002. "Measures Of Competitiveness: A Dynamic Approach To South Africa'S Trade Performance In The 1990s," South African Journal of Economics, Economic Society of South Africa, vol. 70(6), pages 1008-1046, September.

1998

  1. P.A. Black & N. Rankin, 1998. "On the Cost ‐ Increasing Effects of the New Labour Laws in South Africa," South African Journal of Economics, Economic Society of South Africa, vol. 66(4), pages 215-220, December.

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