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John Luiz

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First Name:John
Middle Name:Manuel
Last Name:Luiz
RePEc Short-ID:plu152
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Terminal Degree:1998 Department of Economics; Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences; University of Stellenbosch (from RePEc Genealogy)


Sussex Business School
University of Sussex

Brighton, United Kingdom
RePEc:edi:sbsusuk (more details at EDIRC)

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Working papers

  1. John M. Luiz & James Rycroft, 2018. "Homelessness, Property Rights and Institutional Logics," Working Papers 719, Economic Research Southern Africa.
  2. Dirk Hanekom & John M. Luiz, 2017. "The impact of Multinational Enterprises on Public Governance Institutions in Areas of Limited Statehood," Working Papers 699, Economic Research Southern Africa.
  3. John M. Luiz & Dustin Stringfellow & Anthea Jefthas, 2017. "The impact of home and host country institutions in the internationalization of an African multinational enterprise," Working Papers 658, Economic Research Southern Africa.
  4. John M Luiz, 2015. "The Impact of Fractionalization on Cultural Distance Measures," Working Papers 514, Economic Research Southern Africa.
  5. Sugen Chetty and John M. Luiz, 2014. "The Experience of Private Investment in the South African Water Sector: The Mbombela Concession," Working Papers 429, Economic Research Southern Africa.
  6. John M. Luiz & Busi Radebe, 2012. "The Strategic Location of Regional Headquarters for Multinationals in Africa," Working Papers 276, Economic Research Southern Africa.
  7. Gregory B. Cline & John M. Luiz, 2011. "The Economics of Information Technology in Public Sector Health Facilities in Developing Countries: The Case of South Africa," Working Papers 251, Economic Research Southern Africa.
  8. John Manuel Luiz & Luis Brites Pereira & Guilherme Oliveira, 2011. "Constructing Institutional Measures: Indicators of Political and Property Rights in Mozambique, 1900-2005," Working Papers 219, Economic Research Southern Africa.
  9. John M. Luiz & Henry Stephan, 2011. "Determinants of Foreign Direct Investment of South African Telecommunications Firms into Sub-Saharan Africa," Working Papers 222, Economic Research Southern Africa.
  10. Stefan Schirmer & Latika Chaudhary & Metin Coşgel & Jean-Luc Demonsant & Johan Fourie & Ewout Frankema & Giampaolo Garzarelli & John Luiz & Martine Mariotti & Grietjie Verhoef & Se Yan, 2010. "The state and scope of the economic history of developing regions," Working Papers 10/2010, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.
  11. John Luiz & Meshal Ruplal, 2010. "Foreign Direct Investment and the Internationalisation of South African Mining Companies into Africa," Working Papers 194, Economic Research Southern Africa.
  12. John Luiz & Riyas Fadal, 2010. "An Economic Analysis of Sports Performance in Africa," Working Papers 162, Economic Research Southern Africa.
  13. John Luiz, 2009. "Evaluating the Performance of South African Economics Departments," Working Papers 150, Economic Research Southern Africa.
  14. John Luiz & Harry Charalambouse, 2009. "Factors Influencing Foreign Direct Investment of South African Financial Services Firms in Sub-Saharan Africa," Working Papers 118, Economic Research Southern Africa.
  15. John Luiz & Martine Mariotti, 2008. "Perceptions regarding Entrepreneurship in an Emerging and Culturally Diverse Economy: A South African Survey," Working Papers 95, Economic Research Southern Africa.
  16. Johannes Fedderke & John Luiz, 2005. "Fractionalization and Lon-Run Economic Growth: Webs and Direction of Association between the Economic and the Social - South Africa as a Time Series Case Study," Working Papers 22, Economic Research Southern Africa.
  17. Johannes Fedderke & John Luiz, 2005. "Does Human Generate Social and Institutional Capital? Exploring Evidence from Time Series Data in a Middle Income Country," Working Papers 29, Economic Research Southern Africa.
  18. Johannes Fedderke & John Luiz, 2005. "The Political Economy of Institutions, Stability and Investment: a simultaneous equation approach in an emerging economy – the case of South Africa," Working Papers 15, Economic Research Southern Africa.
  19. Johannes Fedderke & J.M. Luiz & R.H. J. de Kadt, 2005. "Using Fractionalization Indexes: deriving methodological principles for growth studies from time series evidence," Working Papers 05, Economic Research Southern Africa.


  1. Ansellia Adams & John M. Luiz, 2022. "Incomplete Institutional Change and the Persistence of Racial Inequality: The Contestation of Institutional Misalignment in South Africa," Journal of Management Studies, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 59(4), pages 857-885, June.
  2. Aurélien Pradier & John M. Luiz, 2022. "Out of the Frying Pan, into the Fire," World Economics, World Economics, 1 Ivory Square, Plantation Wharf, London, United Kingdom, SW11 3UE, vol. 23(2), pages 121-142, April.
  3. Michael Chibba & John M. Luiz, 2021. "The Convergence of Business and Economics Principles," World Economics, World Economics, 1 Ivory Square, Plantation Wharf, London, United Kingdom, SW11 3UE, vol. 22(3), pages 141-156, July.
  4. John M. Luiz & Takudzwa Magada & Regis Mukumbuzi, 2021. "Strategic Responses to Institutional Voids (Rationalization, Aggression, and Defensiveness): Institutional Complementarity and Why the Home Country Matters," Management International Review, Springer, vol. 61(5), pages 681-711, October.
  5. Ifedapo Adeleye & John Luiz & Judy Muthuri & Kenneth Amaeshi, 2020. "Business Ethics in Africa: The Role of Institutional Context, Social Relevance, and Development Challenges," Journal of Business Ethics, Springer, vol. 161(4), pages 717-729, February.
  6. Michael Chibba & John M. Luiz, 2019. "Inequality: Concepts, Data, Perspectives and Solutions," World Economics, World Economics, 1 Ivory Square, Plantation Wharf, London, United Kingdom, SW11 3UE, vol. 20(1), pages 1-54, January.
  7. Michael Chibba & John M. Luiz, 2019. "Is the Business Environment a Matter of Political Economy and Convergence?," World Economics, World Economics, 1 Ivory Square, Plantation Wharf, London, United Kingdom, SW11 3UE, vol. 20(3), pages 191-220, July.
  8. John M. Luiz & Brian Ganson & Achim Wennmann, 2019. "Business environment reforms in fragile and conflict-affected states: From a transactions towards a systems approach," Journal of International Business Policy, Palgrave Macmillan, vol. 2(3), pages 217-236, September.
  9. Barnard, Helena & Luiz, John M., 2018. "Escape FDI and the dynamics of a cumulative process of institutional misalignment and contestation: Stress, strain and failure," Journal of World Business, Elsevier, vol. 53(5), pages 605-619.
  10. John M. Luiz, 2016. "The Political Economy of Middle-Income Traps: Is South Africa in a Long-Run Growth Trap? The Path to “Bounded Populism”," South African Journal of Economics, Economic Society of South Africa, vol. 84(1), pages 3-19, March.
  11. John M Luiz, 2015. "The impact of ethno-linguistic fractionalization on cultural measures: Dynamics, endogeneity and modernization," Journal of International Business Studies, Palgrave Macmillan;Academy of International Business, vol. 46(9), pages 1080-1098, December.
  12. Sugen Chetty & John M Luiz, 2014. "The experience of private investment in the South African water sector: The Mbombela Concession," Development Southern Africa, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 31(4), pages 563-580, July.
  13. John M. Luiz, 2014. "Social compacts for long-term inclusive economic growth in developing countries," Development in Practice, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 24(2), pages 234-244, February.
  14. John Luiz & Callum Stewart, 2014. "Corruption, South African Multinational Enterprises and Institutions in Africa," Journal of Business Ethics, Springer, vol. 124(3), pages 383-398, October.
  15. John M. Luiz, 2013. "A Review of Social Welfare in Sub-Saharan Africa: From the Colonial Legacy to the Millennium Development Goals," Economic Papers, The Economic Society of Australia, vol. 32(1), pages 110-121, March.
  16. John M. Luiz & Meshal Ruplal, 2013. "Foreign Direct Investment, Institutional Voids, and the Internationalization of Mining Companies into Africa," Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 49(4), pages 113-129, July.
  17. John Luiz & Martine Mariotti, 2011. "Entrepreneurship in an emerging and culturally diverse economy: a South African perspective," South African Journal of Economic and Management Sciences, University of Pretoria, Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences, vol. 14(1), pages 47-64, March.
  18. John Manuel Luiz & Riyas Fadal, 2011. "An economic analysis of sports performance in Africa," International Journal of Social Economics, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 38(10), pages 869-883, August.
  19. Michael Chibba & John M. Luiz, 2011. "Poverty, Inequality and Unemployment in South Africa: Context, Issues and the Way Forward," Economic Papers, The Economic Society of Australia, vol. 30(3), pages 307-315, September.
  20. John Luiz, 2010. "Infrastructure investment and its performance in Africa over the course of the twentieth century," International Journal of Social Economics, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 37(7), pages 512-536, June.
  21. John M. Luiz, 2009. "Evaluating The Performance Of South African Economics Departments," South African Journal of Economics, Economic Society of South Africa, vol. 77(4), pages 591-602, December.
  22. Luiz, John Manuel & Charalambous, Harris, 2009. "Factors influencing foreign direct investment of South African financial services firms in Sub-Saharan Africa," International Business Review, Elsevier, vol. 18(3), pages 305-317, June.
  23. John M. Luiz, 2009. "Institutions and economic performance: Implications for African development," Journal of International Development, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 21(1), pages 58-75.
  24. J. W. Fedderke & J. M. Luiz, 2008. "The Political Economy of Institutions, Stability and Investment: A Simultaneous Equation Approach in an Emerging Economy. The Case of South Africa," Journal of Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 44(7), pages 1056-1079.
  25. Johannes Fedderke & John Luiz & Raphael Kadt, 2008. "Using fractionalization indexes: deriving methodological principles for growth studies from time series evidence," Social Indicators Research: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal for Quality-of-Life Measurement, Springer, vol. 85(2), pages 257-278, January.
  26. Johannes W. Fedderke & John M. Luiz, 2008. "Does human capital generate social and institutional capital? Exploring evidence from South African time series data," Oxford Economic Papers, Oxford University Press, vol. 60(4), pages 649-682, October.
  27. J. W. Fedderke & J. M. Luiz, 2007. "Fractionalization and long-run economic growth: webs and direction of association between the economic and the social -- South Africa as a time series case study," Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 39(8), pages 1037-1052.
  28. John Luiz, 2006. "The New Partnership for African Development: questions regarding Africa's response to its underdevelopment," Journal of International Development, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 18(2), pages 223-236.
  29. Fedderke, J.W. & Perkins, P. & Luiz, J.M., 2006. "Infrastructural investment in long-run economic growth: South Africa 1875-2001," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 34(6), pages 1037-1059, June.
  30. Peter Perkins & Johann Fedderke & John Luiz, 2005. "An Analysis Of Economic Infrastructure Investment In South Africa," South African Journal of Economics, Economic Society of South Africa, vol. 73(2), pages 211-228, June.
  31. Johannes Fedderke & Raphael de Kadt & John Luiz, 2003. "Capstone or deadweight? Inefficiency, duplication and inequity in South Africa's tertiary education system, 1910--93," Cambridge Journal of Economics, Oxford University Press, vol. 27(3), pages 377-400, May.
  32. Fedderke, J W & Luiz, J M, 2002. "Production of Educational Output: Time-Series Evidence from Socioeconomically Heterogeneous Populations--The Case of South Africa, 1927-1993," Economic Development and Cultural Change, University of Chicago Press, vol. 51(1), pages 161-187, October.
  33. John Luiz, 2001. "Temporal Association, the Dynamics of Crime, and their Economic Determinants: A Time Series Econometric Model of South Africa," Social Indicators Research: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal for Quality-of-Life Measurement, Springer, vol. 53(1), pages 33-61, January.
  34. Fedderke, J. W. & de Kadt, R. H. J. & Luiz, J. M., 2001. "Indicators of political liberty, property rights and political instability in South Africa: 1935-97," International Review of Law and Economics, Elsevier, vol. 21(1), pages 103-134, March.


  1. Hamieda Parker & John M. Luiz, 2015. "Designing Supply Chains into Africa: A South African Retailer’s Experience," Springer Books, in: Wojciech Piotrowicz & Richard Cuthbertson (ed.), Supply Chain Design and Management for Emerging Markets, edition 127, pages 65-85, Springer.

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NEP is an announcement service for new working papers, with a weekly report in each of many fields. This author has had 12 papers announced in NEP. These are the fields, ordered by number of announcements, along with their dates. If the author is listed in the directory of specialists for this field, a link is also provided.
  1. NEP-AFR: Africa (8) 2010-03-13 2010-11-20 2011-08-22 2011-08-22 2011-11-01 2012-04-10 2014-06-02 2017-02-19. Author is listed
  2. NEP-EVO: Evolutionary Economics (3) 2010-05-08 2010-06-04 2015-04-25
  3. NEP-HIS: Business, Economic & Financial History (3) 2010-05-08 2010-06-04 2011-08-22
  4. NEP-CSE: Economics of Strategic Management (2) 2012-04-10 2017-02-19
  5. NEP-DEV: Development (2) 2010-06-04 2011-08-22
  6. NEP-URE: Urban & Real Estate Economics (2) 2012-04-10 2015-04-25
  7. NEP-CUL: Cultural Economics (1) 2015-04-25
  8. NEP-GRO: Economic Growth (1) 2015-04-25
  9. NEP-HEA: Health Economics (1) 2011-11-01
  10. NEP-HME: Heterodox Microeconomics (1) 2019-10-07
  11. NEP-HPE: History & Philosophy of Economics (1) 2010-05-08
  12. NEP-ICT: Information & Communication Technologies (1) 2011-11-01
  13. NEP-IFN: International Finance (1) 2010-11-20
  14. NEP-INT: International Trade (1) 2017-02-19
  15. NEP-LAW: Law & Economics (1) 2019-10-07
  16. NEP-POL: Positive Political Economics (1) 2011-08-22
  17. NEP-SPO: Sports & Economics (1) 2010-03-13


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