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by members of

Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences
University of the Western Cape
Bellville, South Africa

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Working papers

2019

  1. Ocran Matthew Kofi, 2019. "Estimating the Size and Trends of the Informal Economy in Ghana," Working Papers 355, African Economic Research Consortium, Research Department.

2018

  1. Tina Fransman & Derek Yu, 2018. "Multidimensional poverty in South Africa in 2001-2016," Working Papers 07/2018, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.

2017

  1. Fadwah Fredericks & Derek Yu, 2017. "The effect of Affirmative Action on the reduction of employment discrimination, 1997-2015," Working Papers 681, Economic Research Southern Africa.
  2. Atsin, Jessica A.L. & Ocran, Matthew K., 2017. "Financial liberalization and the development of stock markets in Sub-Saharan Africa," MPRA Paper 87580, University Library of Munich, Germany.

2016

  1. Rochelle Beukes, Tina Fransman, Simba Murozvi and Derek Yu, 2016. "Underemployment in South Africa," Working Papers 575, Economic Research Southern Africa.
  2. Derek Yu & Atoko Kasongo & Mariana Moses, 2016. "Examining the performance of the South African economics departments, 2005-2014," Working Papers 13/2016, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.

2015

  1. Lyle Festus, Atoko Kasongo, Mariana Moses and Derek Yu, 2015. "The South African labour market, 1995-2013," Working Papers 493, Economic Research Southern Africa.
  2. Ronelle Burger & Servaas van der Berg & Sarel van der Walt & Derek Yu, 2015. "The long walk: Considering the enduring spatial and racial dimensions of deprivation two decades after the fall of apartheid," Working Papers 17/2015, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.
  3. Atsin, Jessica A.L. & Ocran, Matthew K., 2015. "Calendar effects and market anomalies on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange," MPRA Paper 87448, University Library of Munich, Germany.

2014

  1. Haroon Bhorat & Karmen Naidoo & Derek Yu, 2014. "Trade Unions in an Emerging Economy: The Case of South Africa," WIDER Working Paper Series wp-2014-055, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).

2013

  1. Derek Yu, 2013. "Poverty and inequality estimates of National Income Dynamics Study revisited," Working Papers 05/2013, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.
  2. Derek Yu, 2013. "Some factors influencing the comparability and reliability of poverty estimates across household surveys," Working Papers 03/2013, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.
  3. Derek Yu, 2013. "Youth unemployment in South Africa since 2000 revisited," Working Papers 04/2013, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.

2012

  1. Ada Jansen & Elizabeth Stoltz & Derek Yu, 2012. "Improving the targeting of zero-rated basic foodstuffs under value added tax (VAT) in South Africa - An exploratory analysis," Working Papers 07/2012, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.
  2. Derek Yu & Adél Bosch, 2012. "Trends on the hours worked of the employed, 1997 - 2011," Working Papers 302, Economic Research Southern Africa.
  3. Derek Yu, 2012. "Youths in the South African labour market since the transition: A study of changes between 1995 and 2011," Working Papers 18/2012, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.

2011

  1. Adenutsi, Deodat E. & Aziakpono, Meshach J. & Ocran, Matthew K., 2011. "The changing impact of macroeconomic environment on remittance inflows in sub-Saharan Africa," MPRA Paper 37067, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  2. Adenutsi, Deodat & Aziakpono, Meshach & Ocran, Matthew, 2011. "Macroeconomic environment and remittances in post-independent Sub-Saharan Africa: Magnitudes, trends and stylised facts," MPRA Paper 42426, University Library of Munich, Germany.

2010

  1. Derek Yu, 2010. "Poverty and inequality trends in South Africa using different survey data," Working Papers 04/2010, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.
  2. Derek Yu, 2010. "Defining and measuring informal employment in South Africa: A review of recent approaches," Working Papers 09/2010, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.

2009

  1. Stephen Taylor & Derek Yu, 2009. "The importance of socio-economic status in determining educational achievement in South Africa," Working Papers 01/2009, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.
  2. Derek Yu, 2009. "The comparability of Labour Force Survey (LFS) and Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS)," Working Papers 08/2009, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.
  3. Derek Yu, 2009. "The comparability of Census 1996, Census 2001 and Community Survey 2007," Working Papers 21/2009, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.
  4. Sebastian Levine & Servaas van der Berg & Derek Yu, 2009. "Measuring the impact of social cash transfers on poverty and inequality in Namibia," Working Papers 25/2009, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.
  5. Eldridge Moses & Derek Yu, 2009. "Migration from the Northern Cape," SALDRU Working Papers 32, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.
  6. Ocran, Mathew & Mlambo, Chipo, 2009. "Excess co-movement in asset prices: The case of South Africa," MPRA Paper 24277, University Library of Munich, Germany.

2008

  1. Hassan Essop & Derek Yu, 2008. "The South African informal sector (1997 – 2006)," Working Papers 03/2008, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.
  2. Hassan Essop & Derek Yu, 2008. "Alternative definitions of informal sector employment in South Africa," Working Papers 21/2008, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.
  3. Derek Yu, 2008. "The comparability of Income and Expenditure Surveys 1995, 2000 and 2005/2006," Working Papers 11/2008, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.
  4. Judith Streak & Derek Yu & Servaas van der Berg, 2008. "How invariant is South African child poverty to the choice of equivalence scale or poverty measure?," Working Papers 13/2008, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.
  5. Pietie Horn & Ada Jansen & Derek Yu, 2008. "What explains the academic success of second-year economics students? An exploratory analysis," Working Papers 22/2008, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.
  6. Derek Yu, 2008. "The South African labour market: 1995 – 2006," Working Papers 05/2008, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.

2007

  1. Servaas van der Berg & Megan Louw & Derek Yu, 2007. "Post-transition poverty trends based on an alternative data source," Working Papers 08/2007, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.
  2. Derek Yu, 2007. "The comparability of the Statistics South Africa October Household Surveys and Labour Force Surveys," Working Papers 17/2007, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.
  3. Servaas van der Berg & Ronelle Burger & Rulof Burger & Megan Louw & Derek Yu, 2007. "A series of national accounts-consistent estimates of poverty and inequality in South Africa," Working Papers 09/2007, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.
  4. Derek Yu & Sihaam Nieftagodien, 2007. "Poverty and Migration: Evidence from the Khayelitsha/Mitchell's Plain Area," SALDRU Working Papers 11, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.
  5. Mathew Kofi Ocran, 2007. "A Modelling of Ghana's Inflation Experience: 1960–2003," Working Papers 169, African Economic Research Consortium, Research Department.

2006

  1. Megan Louw & Servaas van der Berg & Derek Yu, 2006. "Educational attainment and intergenerational social mobility in South Africa," Working Papers 09/2006, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.
  2. Rulof Burger & Derek Yu, 2006. "Wage trends in post-apartheid South Africa: Constructing an earnings series from household survey data," Working Papers 10/2006, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.

2005

  1. Servaas van der Berg & Ronelle Burger & Rulof Burger & Megan Louw & Derek Yu, 2005. "Trends in poverty and inequality since the political transition," Working Papers 01/2005, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.

Journal articles

2020

  1. Jade Feder & Derek Yu, 2020. "Employed yet poor: low-wage employment and working poverty in South Africa," Development Southern Africa, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 37(3), pages 363-381, May.
  2. Derek Yu, 2020. "Employment quality index for the South African labour market," Development Southern Africa, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 37(2), pages 276-294, March.
  3. Jaison Chireshe & Matthew. K. Ocran, 2020. "Financial Development and Health Outcomes in Sub-Saharan African Countries," Journal of Developing Areas, Tennessee State University, College of Business, vol. 54(3), pages 145-159, July-Sept.
  4. Jaison Chireshe & Matthew K. Ocran, 2020. "Health care expenditure and health outcomes in sub‐Saharan African countries," African Development Review, African Development Bank, vol. 32(3), pages 349-361, September.
  5. Jaison Chireshe & Matthew K. Ocran & Francesco Tajani, 2020. "Financial development and health care expenditure in Sub Saharan Africa Countries," Cogent Economics & Finance, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 8(1), pages 1771878-177, January.

2019

  1. Faeez Nackerdien & Derek Yu, 2019. "A panel data analysis of the formal-informal sector labour market linkages in South Africa," Development Southern Africa, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 36(3), pages 329-350, May.
  2. Tina Fransman & Derek Yu, 2019. "Multidimensional poverty in South Africa in 2001–16," Development Southern Africa, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 36(1), pages 50-79, January.

2018

  1. Fadwah Fredericks & Derek Yu, 2018. "Examining employment discrimination in South Africa, 1997–2016," Development Southern Africa, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 35(4), pages 527-553, July.
  2. Toeba Thato, 2018. "Corruption in Public Procurement in Lesotho," The Law and Development Review, De Gruyter, vol. 11(2), pages 397-431, December.

2017

  1. Ronelle Burger & Servaas Berg & Sarel Walt & Derek Yu, 2017. "The Long Walk: Considering the Enduring Spatial and Racial Dimensions of Deprivation Two Decades After the Fall of Apartheid," Social Indicators Research: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal for Quality-of-Life Measurement, Springer, vol. 130(3), pages 1101-1123, February.
  2. Rochelle Beukes & Ada Jansen & Mariana Moses & Derek Yu, 2017. "Exploring the Eligibility Criteria of the Child Support Grant and its Impact on Poverty," Social Indicators Research: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal for Quality-of-Life Measurement, Springer, vol. 134(2), pages 511-529, November.
  3. Derek Yu & Atoko Kasongo & Mariana Moses, 2017. "Examining the Performance of the South African Economics Departments, 2005-2014," South African Journal of Economics, Economic Society of South Africa, vol. 85(1), pages 138-158, March.
  4. Rochelle Beukes & Tina Fransman & Simba Murozvi & Derek Yu, 2017. "Underemployment in South Africa," Development Southern Africa, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 34(1), pages 33-55, January.

2016

  1. Haroon Bhorat & Aalia Cassim & Ravi Kanbur & Benjamin Stanwix & Derek Yu, 2016. "Minimum Wages and Youth: The Case of South Africa," Journal of African Economies, Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE), vol. 25(suppl_1), pages 61-102.
  2. Derek Yu, 2016. "Factors influencing the comparability of poverty estimates across household surveys," Development Southern Africa, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 33(2), pages 145-165, March.
  3. Lyle Festus & Atoko Kasongo & Mariana Moses & Derek Yu, 2016. "The South African labour market, 1995–2015," Development Southern Africa, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 33(5), pages 579-599, September.
  4. Laurence Piper & Derek Yu, 2016. "Deconstructing ‘the foreign’: The limits of citizenship for explaining price competition in the Spaza sector in South Africa," Development Southern Africa, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 33(5), pages 658-676, September.

2015

  1. Ada Jansen & Mariana Moses & Stanford Mujuta & Derek Yu, 2015. "Measurements and determinants of multifaceted poverty in South Africa," Development Southern Africa, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 32(2), pages 151-169, March.
  2. Charles Adams & Rochelle Gallant & Ada Jansen & Derek Yu, 2015. "Public assets and services delivery in South Africa: Is it really a success?," Development Southern Africa, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 32(6), pages 697-710, November.

2013

  1. Derek Yu, 2013. "Revisiting unemployment levels and trends in South Africa since the transition," Development Southern Africa, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 30(6), pages 701-723, December.
  2. Derek Yu, 2013. "Youth unemployment in South Africa revisited," Development Southern Africa, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 30(4-5), pages 545-563, December.

2012

  1. Derek Yu, 2012. "Defining and measuring informal employment in South Africa," Development Southern Africa, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 29(1), pages 157-175, March.

2011

  1. Petronella Horn & Ada Jansen & Derek Yu, 2011. "Factors Explaining The Academic Success Of Second‐Year Economics Students: An Exploratory Analysis," South African Journal of Economics, Economic Society of South Africa, vol. 79(2), pages 202-210, June.
  2. Sebastian Levine & Servaas van der Berg & Derek Yu, 2011. "The impact of cash transfers on household welfare in Namibia," Development Southern Africa, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 28(1), pages 39-59.
  3. Matthew Kofi Ocran, 2011. "Fiscal policy and economic growth in South Africa," Journal of Economic Studies, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 38(5), pages 604-618, September.
  4. Deodat E. Adenutsi & Meshach J. Aziakpono & Matthew K. Ocran, 2011. "The Changing Impact Of Macroeconomic Environment On Remittance Inflows In Sub-Saharan Africa," Journal of Academic Research in Economics, Spiru Haret University, Faculty of Accounting and Financial Management Constanta, vol. 3(2 (July)), pages 136-167.

2010

  1. Matthew Kofi Ocran, 2010. "Exchange Rate Pass-Through To Domestic Prices: The Case of South Africa," Prague Economic Papers, Prague University of Economics and Business, vol. 2010(4), pages 291-306.

2009

  1. Judith Streak & Derek Yu & Servaas Van der Berg, 2009. "Measuring Child Poverty in South Africa: Sensitivity to the Choice of Equivalence Scale and an Updated Profile," Social Indicators Research: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal for Quality-of-Life Measurement, Springer, vol. 94(2), pages 183-201, November.

2008

  1. Servaas Van Der Berg & Megan Louw & Derek Yu, 2008. "Post‐Transition Poverty Trends Based On An Alternative Data Source1," South African Journal of Economics, Economic Society of South Africa, vol. 76(1), pages 58-76, March.
  2. Matthew Kofi Ocran & Nicholas Biekpe, 2008. "Agricultural commodity supply response in Ghana," Journal of Economic Studies, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 35(3), pages 224-235, August.

2007

  1. Megan Louw & Servaas Van Der Berg & Derek Yu, 2007. "Convergence Of A Kind: Educational Attainment And Intergenerational Social Mobility In South Africa," South African Journal of Economics, Economic Society of South Africa, vol. 75(3), pages 548-571, September.
  2. Matthew Kofi Ocran & Nicholas Biekpe, 2007. "The Role Of Commodity Prices In Macroeconomic Policy In South Africa," South African Journal of Economics, Economic Society of South Africa, vol. 75(2), pages 213-220, June.

Books

2019

  1. Matthew Kofi Ocran, 2019. "Economic Development in the Twenty-first Century," Palgrave Studies in Economic History, Palgrave Macmillan, number 978-3-030-10770-3, December.

Chapters

2019

  1. Matthew Kofi Ocran, 2019. "Mercantilism as a World Economic Order," Palgrave Studies in Economic History, in: Economic Development in the Twenty-first Century, chapter 0, pages 159-196, Palgrave Macmillan.
  2. Matthew Kofi Ocran, 2019. "Economic Development: Facts, Theories and Evidence," Palgrave Studies in Economic History, in: Economic Development in the Twenty-first Century, chapter 0, pages 19-70, Palgrave Macmillan.
  3. Matthew Kofi Ocran, 2019. "Development Approaches from East Asia," Palgrave Studies in Economic History, in: Economic Development in the Twenty-first Century, chapter 0, pages 71-130, Palgrave Macmillan.
  4. Matthew Kofi Ocran, 2019. "Medieval European Economies, AD 400–1500," Palgrave Studies in Economic History, in: Economic Development in the Twenty-first Century, chapter 0, pages 133-158, Palgrave Macmillan.
  5. Matthew Kofi Ocran, 2019. "Medieval African Economies: AD 700–1500," Palgrave Studies in Economic History, in: Economic Development in the Twenty-first Century, chapter 0, pages 199-220, Palgrave Macmillan.
  6. Matthew Kofi Ocran, 2019. "Emaciation of African Economies I: The Slave Trades, 1451–1830," Palgrave Studies in Economic History, in: Economic Development in the Twenty-first Century, chapter 0, pages 221-247, Palgrave Macmillan.
  7. Matthew Kofi Ocran, 2019. "Post-Independence African Economies: 1960–2015," Palgrave Studies in Economic History, in: Economic Development in the Twenty-first Century, chapter 0, pages 301-372, Palgrave Macmillan.
  8. Matthew Kofi Ocran, 2019. "Why History Is Important in Africa’s Economic Development Narrative," Palgrave Studies in Economic History, in: Economic Development in the Twenty-first Century, chapter 0, pages 3-18, Palgrave Macmillan.
  9. Matthew Kofi Ocran, 2019. "Lessons and Ideas for Charting a New Development Path in Africa," Palgrave Studies in Economic History, in: Economic Development in the Twenty-first Century, chapter 0, pages 373-392, Palgrave Macmillan.
  10. Matthew Kofi Ocran, 2019. "Emaciation of African Economies II: Colonisation 1880–1960," Palgrave Studies in Economic History, in: Economic Development in the Twenty-first Century, chapter 0, pages 249-300, Palgrave Macmillan.

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