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Andrew Kerr

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Affiliation

(90%) School of Economics
Faculty of Commerce
University of Cape Town

Cape Town, South Africa
http://www.economics.uct.ac.za/
RePEc:edi:seuctza (more details at EDIRC)

(10%) Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit (SALDRU)
School of Economics
Faculty of Commerce
University of Cape Town

Cape Town, South Africa
http://www.saldru.uct.ac.za/
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Working papers

  1. Andrew Kerr, 2021. "Measuring earnings inequality in South Africa using household survey and administrative tax microdata," WIDER Working Paper Series wp-2021-82, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  2. Takwanisa Machemedze & Andrew Kerr & Rob Dorrington, 2020. "South African population projection and household survey sample weight recalibration," WIDER Working Paper Series wp-2020-67, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  3. Andrew Kerr, 2020. "Earnings in the South African Revenue Service IRP5 data," WIDER Working Paper Series wp-2020-62, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  4. Andrew Kerr & Bruce McDougall, 2020. "What is a firm census in a developing country? An answer from Ghana," CSAE Working Paper Series 2020-11, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford.
  5. Lauren Antrobus & Andrew Kerr, 2019. "The labour market for minibus taxi drivers in South Africa," SALDRU Working Papers 250, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.
  6. Andrew Kerr & Martin Wittenberg, 2019. "Earnings and employment microdata in South Africa," WIDER Working Paper Series wp-2019-47, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  7. Andrew Kerr & Martin Wittenberg, 2017. "Public sector wages and employment in South Africa," SALDRU Working Papers 214, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.
  8. Andrew Kerr & Patrizio Piraino & Vimal Ranchhod, 2016. "Estimating the size and impact of Affirmative Action at the University of Cape Town," SALDRU Working Papers 172, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.
  9. Andrew Kerr, 2016. "Job flows, worker flows, and churning in South Africa," WIDER Working Paper Series wp-2016-37, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  10. Elwyn Davies & Andrew Kerr, 2015. "Firm Survival and Change in Ghana, 2003-2013," CSAE Working Paper Series 2015-06, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford.
  11. Andrew Kerr, 2015. "Tax(i)ing the poor? Commuting costs in South Africa," SALDRU Working Papers 156, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.
  12. Andrew Kerr & Martin Wittenberg & Jairo Arrow, 2013. "Job Creation and Destruction in South Africa," SALDRU Working Papers 092, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.
  13. Andrew Kerr & Martin Wittenberg, 2013. "Sampling methodology and field work changes in the october household surveys and labour force surveys," SALDRU Working Papers 101, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.
  14. Andrew Kerr & Francis Teal, 2012. "The Determinants of Earnings Inequalities: Panel data evidence from South Africa," CSAE Working Paper Series 2012-04, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford.
  15. Andrew Kerr, 2012. "A Model of Comparative Advantage with Matching in the Urban Tanzanian Labour Market," CSAE Working Paper Series 2012-21, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford.
  16. 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.

Articles

  1. Kerr, Andrew & Wittenberg, Martin, 2021. "Union wage premia and wage inequality in South Africa," Economic Modelling, Elsevier, vol. 97(C), pages 255-271.
  2. Andrew Kerr & Phillip de Jager, 2021. "A Description of Predatory Publishing in South African Economics Departments," South African Journal of Economics, Economic Society of South Africa, vol. 89(3), pages 439-456, September.
  3. Elwyn Davies & Andrew Kerr, 2018. "Firm Survival and Change in Ghana, 2003–2013," Journal of African Economies, Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE), vol. 27(2), pages 149-171.
  4. Andrew Kerr, 2018. "Job Flows, Worker Flows and Churning in South Africa," South African Journal of Economics, Economic Society of South Africa, vol. 86(S1), pages 141-166, January.
  5. Andrew Kerr & Patrizio Piraino & Vimal Ranchhod, 2017. "Estimating the Size and Impact of Affirmative Action in Undergraduate Admissions at the University of Cape Town," South African Journal of Economics, Economic Society of South Africa, vol. 85(4), pages 515-532, December.
  6. Andrew Kerr, 2017. "Tax(i)ing the Poor? Commuting Costs in South African Cities," South African Journal of Economics, Economic Society of South Africa, vol. 85(3), pages 321-340, September.
  7. Andrew Kerr & Martin Wittenberg, 2015. "Sampling methodology and fieldwork changes in the October Household Surveys and Labour Force Surveys," Development Southern Africa, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 32(5), pages 603-612, September.
  8. Andrew Kerr & Francis Teal, 2015. "The Determinants of Earnings Inequalities: Panel Data Evidence from KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa," Journal of African Economies, Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE), vol. 24(4), pages 530-558.
  9. Andrew Kerr & Martin Wittenberg & Jairo Arrow, 2014. "Job Creation and Destruction in South Africa," South African Journal of Economics, Economic Society of South Africa, vol. 82(1), pages 1-18, March.
  10. Andrew Kerr, 2014. "Urban Labor Markets in Sub-Saharan Africa edited by Philippe De Vreyer and Franços Roubaud , Washington, DC : World Bank , 2013 , xxxii + 428 pp," The Developing Economies, Institute of Developing Economies, vol. 52(4), pages 383-386, December.
  11. 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.

Books

  1. Paolo Falco & Andrew Kerr & Pierella Paci & Bob Rijkers, 2014. "Working toward Better Pay : Earning Dynamics in Ghana and Tanzania," World Bank Publications - Books, The World Bank Group, number 18553, December.

Citations

Many of the citations below have been collected in an experimental project, CitEc, where a more detailed citation analysis can be found. These are citations from works listed in RePEc that could be analyzed mechanically. So far, only a minority of all works could be analyzed. See under "Corrections" how you can help improve the citation analysis.

Working papers

  1. Andrew Kerr, 2020. "Earnings in the South African Revenue Service IRP5 data," WIDER Working Paper Series wp-2020-62, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).

    Cited by:

    1. Joshua Budlender & Amina Ebrahim, 2021. "Estimating employment responses to South Africa's Employment Tax Incentive," WIDER Working Paper Series wp-2021-118, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).

  2. Andrew Kerr & Martin Wittenberg, 2019. "Earnings and employment microdata in South Africa," WIDER Working Paper Series wp-2019-47, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).

    Cited by:

    1. John Knight, 2020. "A Tale of Two Countries and Two Stages: South Africa, China, and the Lewis Model," CSAE Working Paper Series 2020-06, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford.
    2. Marlies Piek & Dieter von Fintel & Johann Kirsten, 2020. "Separating employment effects into job destruction and job creation: Evidence from a large minimum wage increase in the agricultural sector using administrative tax data," WIDER Working Paper Series wp-2020-51, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
    3. Jacqueline Mosomi & Mrtin Wittenberg, 2020. "The labor market in South Africa, 2000–2017," IZA World of Labor, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA), pages 475-475, April.
    4. Serena Merrino, 2020. "Measuring labour earnings inequality in post-apartheid South Africa," WIDER Working Paper Series wp-2020-32, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).

  3. Andrew Kerr & Martin Wittenberg, 2017. "Public sector wages and employment in South Africa," SALDRU Working Papers 214, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.

    Cited by:

    1. Andrew Kerr & Martin Wittenberg, 2019. "Earnings and employment microdata in South Africa," WIDER Working Paper Series wp-2019-47, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
    2. Jacqueline Mosomi, 2019. "Distributional changes in the gender wage gap in the post-apartheid South African labour market," WIDER Working Paper Series wp-2019-17, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
    3. Murray Leibbrandt & Vimal Ranchhod & Pippa Green, 2018. "Taking stock of South African income inequality," WIDER Working Paper Series wp-2018-184, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
    4. Roberts, Gareth & Schöer, Volker, 2021. "Gender-based segregation in education, jobs and earnings in South Africa," World Development Perspectives, Elsevier, vol. 23(C).
    5. Haroon Bhorat & Safia Khan, 2018. "Structural Change and Patterns of Inequality in the South African Labour Market," Working Papers 201801, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit.
    6. Andrew Kerr, 2020. "Earnings in the South African Revenue Service IRP5 data," WIDER Working Paper Series wp-2020-62, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).

  4. Andrew Kerr, 2016. "Job flows, worker flows, and churning in South Africa," WIDER Working Paper Series wp-2016-37, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).

    Cited by:

    1. Olga Alexandra Chinita Pirrolas & Pedro Miguel Alves Ribeiro Correia, 2021. "The Theoretical-Conceptual Model of Churning in Human Resources: The Importance of Its Operationalization," Sustainability, MDPI, vol. 13(9), pages 1-10, April.
    2. Seán M. Muller, 2021. "Evidence for a YETI? A Cautionary Tale from South Africa's Youth Employment Tax Incentive," Development and Change, International Institute of Social Studies, vol. 52(6), pages 1301-1342, November.
    3. Vimal Ranchhod & Reza Che Daniels, 2021. "Labour Market Dynamics in South Africa at the Onset of the COVID‐19 Pandemic," South African Journal of Economics, Economic Society of South Africa, vol. 89(1), pages 44-62, March.
    4. Marlies Piek & Dieter von Fintel & Johann Kirsten, 2020. "Separating employment effects into job destruction and job creation: Evidence from a large minimum wage increase in the agricultural sector using administrative tax data," WIDER Working Paper Series wp-2020-51, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
    5. Stewart Ngandu & Carolyn Chisadza, 2018. "Employer characteristics and youth employment outcomes in the formal sector in South Africa: Assessment using administrative tax data," WIDER Working Paper Series wp-2018-82, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
    6. Ihsaan Bassier & Joshua Budlender & Rocco Zizzamia & Murray Leibbrandt & Vimal Ranchhod, 2020. "Locked down and locked out: Repurposing social assistance as emergency relief to informal workers," SALDRU Working Papers 261, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.
    7. Mattie Susan Landman & Neave O'Clery, 2020. "The impact of the Employment Equity Act on female inter-industry labour mobility and the gender wage gap in South Africa," WIDER Working Paper Series wp-2020-52, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
    8. Robert Hill & Kezia Lilenstein & Amy Thornton, 2020. "Job spells in an emerging market: Evidence from apartheid and post-apartheid South Africa," WIDER Working Paper Series wp-2020-27, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
    9. Joshua Budlender, 2019. "Markups and market structure in South Africa: What can be learnt from new administrative data?," WIDER Working Paper Series wp-2019-58, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
    10. Rocco ZIZZAMIA & Vimal RANCHHOD, 2020. "Earnings inequality over the life-course in South Africa," Working Paper 98ced6cc-3016-49dc-a2b6-b, Agence française de développement.
    11. Jacomien van der Merwe & Stephan Krygsman, 2020. "The relationship between transport accessibility and employment duration," WIDER Working Paper Series wp-2020-56, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).

  5. Elwyn Davies & Andrew Kerr, 2015. "Firm Survival and Change in Ghana, 2003-2013," CSAE Working Paper Series 2015-06, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford.

    Cited by:

    1. McKenzie, David J. & Paffhausen, Anna Luisa, 2017. "Small Firm Death in Developing Countries," CEPR Discussion Papers 12401, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
    2. Florian Leon, 2019. "The elusive quest for high- growth firms in Africa: The (lack of) growth persistence in Senegal," Working Papers hal-02493326, HAL.
    3. Andam, K. & Asante, S., 2018. "Determinants of firm exit and growth in the food processing sector: Evidence from Ghana," 2018 Conference, July 28-August 2, 2018, Vancouver, British Columbia 277487, International Association of Agricultural Economists.
    4. Andam, Kwaw S. & Asante, Seth, 2018. "Firm employment, exit, and growth in the food processing sector: Evidence from Ghana," IFPRI discussion papers 1755, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).

  6. Andrew Kerr, 2015. "Tax(i)ing the poor? Commuting costs in South Africa," SALDRU Working Papers 156, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.

    Cited by:

    1. Tiaan MEIRING & Catherine KANNEMEYER & Elnari POTGIETER, 2018. "The Gap Between Rich and Poor: South African Society’s Biggest Divide Depends on Where You Think You Fit In," Working Paper ffd19ae8-4b12-4b82-b218-8, Agence française de développement.
    2. Picarelli, Nathalie, 2019. "There Is No Free House," Journal of Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 111(C), pages 35-52.
    3. Wheeler, Laurel & Garlick, Robert & Johnson, Eric & Shaw, Patrick & Gargano, Marissa, 2019. "LinkedIn(to) Job Opportunities: Experimental Evidence from Job Readiness Training," Working Papers 2019-14, University of Alberta, Department of Economics.
    4. Henseler, Martin & Maisonnave, Helene, 2018. "Low world oil prices: A chance to reform fuel subsidies and promote public transport? A case study for South Africa," Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, Elsevier, vol. 108(C), pages 45-62.
    5. Martin Abel, 2017. "Labor market discrimination and sorting: Evidence from South Africa," SALDRU Working Papers 205, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.
    6. Jacomien van der Merwe & Stephan Krygsman, 2020. "The relationship between transport accessibility and employment duration," WIDER Working Paper Series wp-2020-56, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).

  7. Andrew Kerr & Martin Wittenberg & Jairo Arrow, 2013. "Job Creation and Destruction in South Africa," SALDRU Working Papers 092, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.

    Cited by:

    1. Isaacs, Gilad, 2014. "The myth of “neutrality” and the rhetoric of “stability”: macroeconomic policy in democratic South Africa," MPRA Paper 54426, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    2. Thomas Habanabakize & Daniel Francois Meyer & Judit Oláh, 2019. "The Impact of Productivity, Investment and Real Wages on Employment Absorption Rate in South Africa," Social Sciences, MDPI, vol. 8(12), pages 1-15, December.
    3. Chigbu, Bianca Ifeoma & Nekhwevha, Fhulu H., 2021. "The future of work and uncertain labour alternatives as we live through the industrial age of possible singularity: Evidence from South Africa," Technology in Society, Elsevier, vol. 67(C).
    4. Andrew Kerr & Martin Wittenberg, 2019. "Earnings and employment microdata in South Africa," WIDER Working Paper Series wp-2019-47, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
    5. Mulalo Mamburu, 2017. "Defining high-growth firms in South Africa," WIDER Working Paper Series wp-2017-107, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
    6. Nicola Viegi, 2015. "Labour Market and Monetary Policy in South Africa," Working Papers 6607, South African Reserve Bank.
    7. Félix, Elisabete Gomes Santana & Belo, Teresa Freitas, 2019. "The impact of microcredit on poverty reduction in eleven developing countries in south-east Asia," Journal of Multinational Financial Management, Elsevier, vol. 52.
    8. Florian Leon & Samuel Monteiro, 2019. "Financial constraints, factor combination and Gibrat's law in Africa," Working Papers hal-02493343, HAL.
    9. Marlies Piek & Dieter von Fintel, 2018. "Sectoral minimum wages in South Africa: disemployment by firm size and trade exposure," Working Papers 19/2018, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.
    10. Andrew Kerr, 2018. "Job Flows, Worker Flows and Churning in South Africa," South African Journal of Economics, Economic Society of South Africa, vol. 86(S1), pages 141-166, January.
    11. Rahul Anand & Naresh Kumar & Siddharth Kothari, 2016. "South Africa: Labor Market Dynamics and Inequality," IMF Working Papers 2016/137, International Monetary Fund.
    12. Mattie Susan Landman & Neave O'Clery, 2020. "The impact of the Employment Equity Act on female inter-industry labour mobility and the gender wage gap in South Africa," WIDER Working Paper Series wp-2020-52, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
    13. Thomas Habanabakize & Paul-Francois Muzindutsi, 2017. "Analysis of Government Expenditure and Sectoral Employment in the Post-apartheid South Africa: Application of ARDL Model," Journal of Economics and Behavioral Studies, AMH International, vol. 9(2), pages 224-233.
    14. Amina Ebrahim & Kezia Lilenstein, 2019. "Gender and the South African labour market: Policy relevant research possibilities using South African tax data," WIDER Working Paper Series wp-2019-31, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).

  8. Andrew Kerr & Martin Wittenberg, 2013. "Sampling methodology and field work changes in the october household surveys and labour force surveys," SALDRU Working Papers 101, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.

    Cited by:

    1. Andrew Kerr & Martin Wittenberg, 2019. "Earnings and employment microdata in South Africa," WIDER Working Paper Series wp-2019-47, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
    2. Martin Wittenberg, 2017. "Wages and Wage Inequality in South Africa 1994–2011: Part 1 – Wage Measurement and Trends," South African Journal of Economics, Economic Society of South Africa, vol. 85(2), pages 279-297, June.
    3. Martin Wittenberg, 2014. "Wages and wage inequality in South Africa 1994-2011: The evidence from household survey data," SALDRU Working Papers 135, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.
    4. Takwanisa Machemedze & Andrew Kerr & Rob Dorrington, 2020. "South African population projection and household survey sample weight recalibration," WIDER Working Paper Series wp-2020-67, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
    5. Martin Wittenberg, 2017. "Wages and Wage Inequality in South Africa 1994–2011: Part 2 – Inequality Measurement and Trends," South African Journal of Economics, Economic Society of South Africa, vol. 85(2), pages 298-318, June.
    6. Martin Wittenberg & Mark Collinson & Tom Harris, 2017. "Decomposing changes in household measures: Household size and services in South Africa, 1994–2012," Demographic Research, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Rostock, Germany, vol. 37(39), pages 1297-1326.
    7. Wittenberg, Martin., 2014. "Analysis of employment, real wage, and productivity trends in South Africa since 1994," ILO Working Papers 994847703402676, International Labour Organization.

  9. Andrew Kerr & Francis Teal, 2012. "The Determinants of Earnings Inequalities: Panel data evidence from South Africa," CSAE Working Paper Series 2012-04, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford.

    Cited by:

    1. Hamoudi, Amar & Thomas, Duncan, 2014. "Endogenous coresidence and program incidence: South Africa's Old Age Pension," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 109(C), pages 30-37.
    2. Amar Hamoudi & Duncan Thomas, 2014. "Endogenous Co-residence and Program Incidence: South Africa's Old Age Pension," NBER Working Papers 19929, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    3. Andrew Kerr & Martin Wittenberg & Jairo Arrow, 2013. "Job Creation and Destruction in South Africa," SALDRU Working Papers 092, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.
    4. Serena Merrino, 2020. "Measuring labour earnings inequality in post-apartheid South Africa," WIDER Working Paper Series wp-2020-32, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).

  10. Andrew Kerr, 2012. "A Model of Comparative Advantage with Matching in the Urban Tanzanian Labour Market," CSAE Working Paper Series 2012-21, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford.

    Cited by:

    1. Jonathan Lain, 2019. "Discrimination in a search and matching model with self-employment," IZA Journal of Migration and Development, Springer;Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit GmbH (IZA), vol. 9(1), pages 1-35, December.
    2. Stephanie de Mel, 2020. "A Job Worth Waiting for: Parental Wealth and Youth Unemployment in Ghana," IFS Working Papers W20/21, Institute for Fiscal Studies.
    3. Jonathan Lain, 2016. "Discrimination in a Search-Match Model with Self-Employment," CSAE Working Paper Series 2016-02, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford.

  11. 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.

    Cited by:

    1. Huu Chi Nguyen & Christophe Nordman & François Roubaud, 2011. "Who Suffers the Penalty? A Panel Data Analysis of Earnings Gaps in Vietnam," Working Papers DT/2011/15, DIAL (Développement, Institutions et Mondialisation).
    2. TANSEL, Aysit & Keskin, Halil Ibrahim & Ozdemir, Zeynel Abidin, 2015. "Is There an Informal Employment Wage Penalty in Egypt?," MPRA Paper 67051, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    3. Hirvonen, Kalle & Hoddinott, John F., 2018. "Payment modality preferences: Evidence from Ethiopia’s Productive Safety Net Programme," ESSP working papers 125, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
    4. Dieter von Fintel, 2016. "Institutional wage-setting, labour demand and labour supply: causal estimates from a South African pseudo-panel," Working Papers 07/2016, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.
    5. Nordman, Christophe Jalil & Rakotomanana, Faly & Roubaud, François, 2016. "Informal versus Formal: A Panel Data Analysis of Earnings Gaps in Madagascar," IZA Discussion Papers 9970, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
    6. Hanan Nazier & Racha Ramadan, 2014. "Informality and Poverty: a Casuality Dilemma with Application to Egypt," Working Papers 895, Economic Research Forum, revised Dec 2014.
    7. Falco, Paolo & Maloney, William F. & Rijkers, Bob & Sarrias, Mauricio, 2012. "Heterogeneity in subjective wellbeing : an application to occupational allocation in Africa," Policy Research Working Paper Series 6244, The World Bank.
    8. Mr. Edward F Buffie & Mr. Christopher S Adam, 2020. "The Minimum Wage Puzzle in Less Developed Countries: Reconciling Theory and Evidence," IMF Working Papers 2020/023, International Monetary Fund.
    9. Stefano A. Caria & Paolo Falco, 2014. "Does the Risk of Poverty Reduce Happiness?," Development Working Papers 363, Centro Studi Luca d'Agliano, University of Milano, revised 07 Apr 2014.
    10. Aysit Tansel & Elif Oznur Acar, 2016. "The Formal/Informal Employment Earnings Gap: Evidence from Turkey," Research on Economic Inequality, in: John A. Bishop & Juan Gabriel Rodríguez (ed.), Inequality after the 20th Century: Papers from the Sixth ECINEQ Meeting, volume 24, pages 121-154, Emerald Publishing Ltd.
    11. Bosch, Mariano & Goñi-Pacchioni, Edwin & Maloney, William, 2012. "Trade liberalization, labor reforms and formal–informal employment dynamics," Labour Economics, Elsevier, vol. 19(5), pages 653-667.
    12. Paolo Falco, 2013. "Does risk matter for occupational choices? Experimental evidence from an African labour market," CSAE Working Paper Series 2013-15, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford.
    13. Andrew Kerr, 2012. "A Model of Comparative Advantage with Matching in the Urban Tanzanian Labour Market," CSAE Working Paper Series 2012-21, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford.
    14. Andy McKay & Jukka Pirttilä & Caroline Schimanski, 2019. "The tax elasticity of formal work in African countries," WIDER Working Paper Series wp-2019-69, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
    15. Andrew Kerr & Francis Teal, 2012. "The Determinants of Earnings Inequalities: Panel data evidence from South Africa," CSAE Working Paper Series 2012-04, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford.
    16. Siba, Eyerusalem, 2015. "Returns to Physical Capital in Ethiopia: Comparative Analysis of Formal and Informal Firms," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 68(C), pages 215-229.
    17. Philippe De Vreyer & François Roubaud, 2013. "Urban Labor Markets in Sub-Saharan Africa," World Bank Publications - Books, The World Bank Group, number 15808, December.
    18. Negrete Garcia, Ana Karen, 2018. "Constrained Potential: A Characterisation of Mexican Microenterprises," GIGA Working Papers 309, GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies.
    19. Jonathan Lain, 2019. "Discrimination in a search and matching model with self-employment," IZA Journal of Migration and Development, Springer;Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit GmbH (IZA), vol. 9(1), pages 1-35, December.
    20. Baptist, Simon & Teal, Francis J., 2015. "Why Do South Korean Firms Produce So Much More Output per Worker than Ghanaian Ones?," IZA Discussion Papers 9157, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
    21. Teal, Francis, 2011. "The price of labour and understanding the causes of poverty," Labour Economics, Elsevier, vol. 18(S1), pages 7-15.
    22. Kamei,Akito & Nakamura,Shohei, 2020. "Urban Agglomerations and Employment Transitions in Ethiopia," Policy Research Working Paper Series 9184, The World Bank.
    23. Aysit Tansel & Halil Ibrahim Keskin & Zeynel Abidin Ozdemir, 2020. "Is there an informal employment wage penalty in Egypt? Evidence from quantile regression on panel data," Empirical Economics, Springer, vol. 58(6), pages 2949-2979, June.
    24. Andrew Kerr, 2014. "Urban Labor Markets in Sub-Saharan Africa edited by Philippe De Vreyer and Franços Roubaud , Washington, DC : World Bank , 2013 , xxxii + 428 pp," The Developing Economies, Institute of Developing Economies, vol. 52(4), pages 383-386, December.
    25. Sarah Bridges & Louise Fox & Alessio Gaggero & Trudy Owens, 2013. "Labour Market Entry and Earnings: Evidence from Tanzanian Retrospective Data," Discussion Papers 13/05, University of Nottingham, CREDIT.
    26. Jonathan Lain, 2016. "Discrimination in a Search-Match Model with Self-Employment," CSAE Working Paper Series 2016-02, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford.
    27. Clarke, George, 2012. "Manufacturing firms in Africa: Some stylized facts about wages and productivity," MPRA Paper 36122, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    28. Christian S. Otchia, 2019. "On Promoting Entrepreneurship and Job Creation in Africa: Evidence from Ghana and Kenya," Economics Bulletin, AccessEcon, vol. 39(2), pages 908-918.
    29. Fox, Louise & Sohnesen , Thomas Pave, 2012. "Household enterprises in Sub-Saharan Africa : why they matter for growth, jobs, and livelihoods," Policy Research Working Paper Series 6184, The World Bank.
    30. Mengistu Assefa Wendimu & Peter Gibbon, 2014. "Labour markets for irrigated agriculture in central Ethiopia: Wage premiums and segmentation," IFRO Working Paper 2014/06, University of Copenhagen, Department of Food and Resource Economics.

Articles

  1. Elwyn Davies & Andrew Kerr, 2018. "Firm Survival and Change in Ghana, 2003–2013," Journal of African Economies, Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE), vol. 27(2), pages 149-171.

    Cited by:

    1. Florian Leon, 2019. "The elusive quest for high- growth firms in Africa: The (lack of) growth persistence in Senegal," Working Papers hal-02493326, HAL.
    2. Jun Hou & Xiaolan Fu & Pierre Mohnen, 2022. "The Impact of China–Africa Trade on the Productivity of African Firms: Evidence from Ghana," The European Journal of Development Research, Palgrave Macmillan;European Association of Development Research and Training Institutes (EADI), vol. 34(2), pages 869-896, April.

  2. Andrew Kerr, 2018. "Job Flows, Worker Flows and Churning in South Africa," South African Journal of Economics, Economic Society of South Africa, vol. 86(S1), pages 141-166, January.
    See citations under working paper version above.
  3. Andrew Kerr, 2017. "Tax(i)ing the Poor? Commuting Costs in South African Cities," South African Journal of Economics, Economic Society of South Africa, vol. 85(3), pages 321-340, September.

    Cited by:

    1. Zizzamia, Rocco, 2020. "Is employment a panacea for poverty? A mixed-methods investigation of employment decisions in South Africa," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 130(C).

  4. Andrew Kerr & Martin Wittenberg, 2015. "Sampling methodology and fieldwork changes in the October Household Surveys and Labour Force Surveys," Development Southern Africa, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 32(5), pages 603-612, September.
    See citations under working paper version above.
  5. Andrew Kerr & Francis Teal, 2015. "The Determinants of Earnings Inequalities: Panel Data Evidence from KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa," Journal of African Economies, Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE), vol. 24(4), pages 530-558.

    Cited by:

    1. Kerr, Andrew & Wittenberg, Martin, 2021. "Union wage premia and wage inequality in South Africa," Economic Modelling, Elsevier, vol. 97(C), pages 255-271.

  6. Andrew Kerr & Martin Wittenberg & Jairo Arrow, 2014. "Job Creation and Destruction in South Africa," South African Journal of Economics, Economic Society of South Africa, vol. 82(1), pages 1-18, March.
    See citations under working paper version above.
  7. 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.
    See citations under working paper version above.

Books

  1. Paolo Falco & Andrew Kerr & Pierella Paci & Bob Rijkers, 2014. "Working toward Better Pay : Earning Dynamics in Ghana and Tanzania," World Bank Publications - Books, The World Bank Group, number 18553, December.

    Cited by:

    1. World Bank Group, 2016. "Kenya Country Economic Memorandum," World Bank Publications - Reports 24008, The World Bank Group.
    2. Nxumalo, Mpumelelo Author-Name: Raju, Dhushyanth, "undated". "Structural Transformation and Labor Market Performance in Ghana," Jobs Group Papers, Notes, and Guides 154568, The World Bank.
    3. World Bank Group, 2016. "Fifth Ethiopia Economic Update," World Bank Publications - Reports 25747, The World Bank Group.
    4. Mlacha, Cornel J. & Ndanshau, Michael O.A, 2018. "Education and Labour Earnings Inequality in Tanzania: Evidence from Quantile Regression Analysis," MPRA Paper 89173, University Library of Munich, Germany.

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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 11 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 (6) 2010-08-06 2012-05-08 2012-05-22 2012-12-22 2013-09-13 2015-04-11. Author is listed
  2. NEP-DEV: Development (5) 2010-08-06 2012-05-22 2012-12-22 2020-07-20 2021-05-24. Author is listed
  3. NEP-IUE: Informal & Underground Economics (4) 2012-05-08 2012-05-22 2012-12-22 2015-10-17
  4. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (3) 2012-05-08 2012-05-22 2012-12-22
  5. NEP-HIS: Business, Economic & Financial History (2) 2020-07-20 2020-08-17
  6. NEP-LMA: Labor Markets - Supply, Demand, & Wages (2) 2012-05-08 2012-05-22
  7. NEP-BEC: Business Economics (1) 2015-04-11
  8. NEP-DGE: Dynamic General Equilibrium (1) 2012-12-22
  9. NEP-EDU: Education (1) 2016-09-04
  10. NEP-ENT: Entrepreneurship (1) 2015-04-11
  11. NEP-PBE: Public Economics (1) 2015-10-17
  12. NEP-SBM: Small Business Management (1) 2015-04-11
  13. NEP-TRE: Transport Economics (1) 2015-10-17
  14. NEP-URE: Urban & Real Estate Economics (1) 2015-10-17

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