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Witness Simbanegavi

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South African Reserve Bank

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Working papers

  1. Arndt, Channing & Davies, Rob & Gabriel, Sherwin & Harris, Laurence & Makrelov, Konstantin & Robinson, Sherman & Levy, Stephanie & Simbanegavi, Witness & van Seventer, Dirk & Anderson, Lillian, 2020. "Covid-19 lockdowns, income distribution, and food security: an analysis for South Africa," LSE Research Online Documents on Economics 105814, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library.
  2. Mpho Rapapali & Witness Simbanegavi, 2020. "Competition in South African Banking- An assessment using the Boone Indicator and Panzar-Rosse approaches," Working Papers 9819, South African Reserve Bank.
  3. Witness Simbanegavi, 2019. "The industrial policy debate- State of affairs," Occasional Bulletin of Economic Notes 9482, South African Reserve Bank.
  4. Wisdom Akpalu & Babatunde Abidoye & Edwin Muchapondwa & Witness Simbanegavi, 2015. "Public Disclosure for Pollution Abatement: African Decision-makers in a PROPER Public Good Experiment," WIDER Working Paper Series wp-2015-060, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  5. Simbanegavi, Witness & Greenberg, Josh & Gwatidzo, Tendai, 2012. "Testing for competition in the South African banking sector," MPRA Paper 43627, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  6. Johannes Fedderke & Witness Simbanegavi, 2008. "Price Elasticities and Pricing Power in Emerging Markets: The Case of Petrochemicals Derived Plastics in South Africa," Working Papers 78, Economic Research Southern Africa.
  7. Johannes Fedderke & Witness Simbanegavi, 2008. "South African Manufacturing Industry Structure and its Implications for Competition Policy," Working Papers 111, Economic Research Southern Africa.
  8. Simbanegavi, Witness, 2008. "Loss leader or low margin leader? Advertising and the degree of product differentiation," MPRA Paper 9694, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  9. Witness Simbanegavi, 2007. "Exchange Rates and Product Variety," Working Papers 60, Economic Research Southern Africa.
  10. Witness Simbanegavi, 2005. "Equilibrium Pricing When Only Some Goods Are Advertised," Working Papers 35, Economic Research Southern Africa.
  11. Witness Simbanegavi, 2005. "Informative Advertising: Competition or Cooperation?," Working Papers 33, Economic Research Southern Africa.
  12. Witness Simbanegavi, "undated". "Endogenous market transparency and product differentiation," Working Papers 148, Economic Research Southern Africa.

Articles

  1. Amadou N R Sy & Witness Simbanegavi & Njuguna Ndung’u, 2019. "Africa’s Energy Renewal: The Twin Challenges of Energy Deficit and Climate Change," Journal of African Economies, Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE), vol. 28(Supplemen), pages 4-15.
  2. Alemayehu Geda & Lemma W Senbet & Witness Simbanegavi, 2018. "The Illusive Quest for Structural Transformation in Africa: Will China Make a Difference?," Journal of African Economies, Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE), vol. 27(suppl_1), pages 4-14.
  3. Bernard Hoekman & Lemma W Senbet & Witness Simbanegavi, 2017. "Integrating African Markets: The Way Forward," Journal of African Economies, Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE), vol. 26(suppl_2), pages 3-11.
  4. Lemma W. Senbet & Witness Simbanegavi, 2017. "Agriculture and Structural Transformation in Africa: An Overview," Journal of African Economies, Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE), vol. 26(suppl_1), pages 3-10.
  5. Louise Fox & Lemma W. Senbet & Witness Simbanegavi, 2016. "Youth Employment in Sub-Saharan Africa: Challenges, Constraints and Opportunities," Journal of African Economies, Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE), vol. 25(suppl_1), pages 3-15.
  6. Samuel E. Wills & Lemma W. Senbet & Witness Simbanegavi, 2016. "Sovereign Wealth Funds and Natural Resource Management in Africa," Journal of African Economies, Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE), vol. 25(suppl_2), pages 3-19.
  7. Thorsten Beck & Lemma Senbet & Witness Simbanegavi, 2015. "Financial Inclusion and Innovation in Africa: An Overview," Journal of African Economies, Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE), vol. 24(suppl_1), pages 3-11.
  8. Ramos E. Mabugu & Witness Simbanegavi, 2015. "Tax and Expenditure Reforms in Africa: An Overview," Journal of African Economies, Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE), vol. 24(suppl_2), pages 3-15.
  9. Witness Simbanegavi & Joshua B. Greenberg & Tendai Gwatidzo, 2015. "Editor's choice Testing for Competition in the South African Banking Sector," Journal of African Economies, Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE), vol. 24(3), pages 303-324.
  10. Witness Simbanegavi & Channing Arndt, 2014. "Climate Change and Economic Development in Africa: An Overview," Journal of African Economies, Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE), vol. 23(suppl_2), pages 4-16.
  11. Witness Simbanegavi, 2014. "Preface," Journal of African Economies, Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE), vol. 23(suppl_2), pages 1-3.
  12. Johannes W. Fedderke & Witness Simbanegavi, 2012. "PRICE ELASTICITIES AND PRICING POWER IN EMERGING MARKETS: THE CASE OF PETROCHEMICAL‐DERIVED PLASTICS IN SOUTH AFRICA-super-1," South African Journal of Economics, Economic Society of South Africa, vol. 80(1), pages 16-41, March.
  13. Witness Simbanegavi, 2010. "Product Differentiation – An Alternative To Cvds: A Comment," South African Journal of Economics, Economic Society of South Africa, vol. 78(2), pages 219-223, June.
  14. Witness Simbanegavi, 2009. "Informative Advertising: Competition Or Cooperation?," Journal of Industrial Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 57(1), pages 147-166, March.
  15. Witness Simbanegavi, 2009. "Exchange rates and product variety," International Journal of Finance & Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 14(2), pages 188-198.
  16. Floden, Martin & Simbanegavi, Witness & Wilander, Fredrik, 2008. "When is a lower exchange rate pass-through associated with greater exchange rate exposure," Journal of International Money and Finance, Elsevier, vol. 27(1), pages 124-139, February.

Citations

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Working papers

  1. Arndt, Channing & Davies, Rob & Gabriel, Sherwin & Harris, Laurence & Makrelov, Konstantin & Robinson, Sherman & Levy, Stephanie & Simbanegavi, Witness & van Seventer, Dirk & Anderson, Lillian, 2020. "Covid-19 lockdowns, income distribution, and food security: an analysis for South Africa," LSE Research Online Documents on Economics 105814, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library.

    Cited by:

    1. Amare, Mulubrhan & Abay, Kibrom A. & Tiberti, Luca & Chamberlin, Jordan, 2020. "Impacts of COVID-19 on food security: Panel data evidence from Nigeria," IFPRI discussion papers 1956, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).

  2. Simbanegavi, Witness & Greenberg, Josh & Gwatidzo, Tendai, 2012. "Testing for competition in the South African banking sector," MPRA Paper 43627, University Library of Munich, Germany.

    Cited by:

    1. Folorunsho M. Ajide, 2016. "Financial Innovation and Sustainable Development in Selected Countries in West Africa," Journal of Entrepreneurship, Management and Innovation, Fundacja Upowszechniająca Wiedzę i Naukę "Cognitione", vol. 12(3), pages 85-111.
    2. Andrew Maredza and Sylvanus Ikhide, 2013. "The Impact of the Global Financial Crisis on Efficiency and Productivity of the Banking System in South Africa," Working Papers 328, Economic Research Southern Africa.
    3. Vo Phuong Mai Le & Ruthira Naraidoo, 2019. "Monetary policy in a model with commodity and financial market," Working Papers 782, Economic Research Southern Africa.
    4. Khaldoun M. Al-Qaisi, 2018. "A Literature Review on the Competition in the Banking Sector," International Journal of Academic Research in Accounting, Finance and Management Sciences, Human Resource Management Academic Research Society, International Journal of Academic Research in Accounting, Finance and Management Sciences, vol. 8(1), pages 174-184, January.
    5. Steve Motsi & Oluseye Samuel Ajuwon & Collins Ntim, 2018. "Bank Competition in Sub-Saharan African Countries: Has Anything Changed in the Light of 2007-2008 Global FinancialCrisis?," SPOUDAI Journal of Economics and Business, SPOUDAI Journal of Economics and Business, University of Piraeus, vol. 68(1), pages 59-83, January-M.
    6. Osuagwu, Eze Simpson & Nwokoma, Ndubisi, 2017. "Empirical assessment of the competitive conduct of Nigerian banks in a post-consolidation era," Research in International Business and Finance, Elsevier, vol. 41(C), pages 412-422.

  3. Johannes Fedderke & Witness Simbanegavi, 2008. "South African Manufacturing Industry Structure and its Implications for Competition Policy," Working Papers 111, Economic Research Southern Africa.

    Cited by:

    1. Paul-Francois Muzindutsi, 2014. "Manufacturing Production and Non-Agricultural Employment rate in South Africa: Time Series Analysis," Journal of Economics and Behavioral Studies, AMH International, vol. 6(10), pages 779-786.
    2. Fosu, Samuel, 2013. "Capital structure, product market competition and firm performance: Evidence from South Africa," The Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, Elsevier, vol. 53(2), pages 140-151.
    3. 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).
    4. 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).
    5. Samuel Fosu, 2013. "Capital Structure, Product Market Competition and Firm Performance: Evidence from South Africa," Discussion Papers in Economics 13/11, Division of Economics, School of Business, University of Leicester.

  4. Simbanegavi, Witness, 2008. "Loss leader or low margin leader? Advertising and the degree of product differentiation," MPRA Paper 9694, University Library of Munich, Germany.

    Cited by:

    1. Karine Lamiraud & Pierre Stadelmann, 2020. "Switching costs in competitive health insurance markets: The role of insurers' pricing strategies," Health Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 29(9), pages 992-1012, September.
    2. Karine Lamiraud & Pierre Stadelmann, 2020. "Switching costs in competitive health insurance markets : the role of insurer's pricing strategies," Working Papers hal-02635107, HAL.

  5. Witness Simbanegavi, 2007. "Exchange Rates and Product Variety," Working Papers 60, Economic Research Southern Africa.

    Cited by:

    1. Harald Badinger, 2012. "Die Auswirkungen des Euro auf den Außenhandel der EU und Österreichs," FIW Policy Brief series 015, FIW.
    2. Harald Badinger & Kemal Türkcan, 2014. "Currency Unions, Export Margins, and Product Differentiation: An Empirical Assessment for European Monetary Union," Review of International Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 22(1), pages 13-30, February.

  6. Witness Simbanegavi, 2005. "Equilibrium Pricing When Only Some Goods Are Advertised," Working Papers 35, Economic Research Southern Africa.

    Cited by:

    1. Simbanegavi, Witness, 2008. "Loss leader or low margin leader? Advertising and the degree of product differentiation," MPRA Paper 9694, University Library of Munich, Germany.

  7. Witness Simbanegavi, 2005. "Informative Advertising: Competition or Cooperation?," Working Papers 33, Economic Research Southern Africa.

    Cited by:

    1. Jianqiang Zhang & Weijun Zhong & Shue Mei, 2012. "Competitive effects of informative advertising in distribution channels," Marketing Letters, Springer, vol. 23(3), pages 561-584, September.
    2. Akio Kawasaki & Takao Ohkawa & Makoto Okamura, 2019. "Inter-group competition through joint marketing efforts and intra-group Cournot competition," Journal of Economics, Springer, vol. 128(3), pages 203-224, December.
    3. Aust, Gerhard & Buscher, Udo, 2014. "Cooperative advertising models in supply chain management: A review," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 234(1), pages 1-14.
    4. Pedro Gonzaga & António Brandão & Helder Vasconcelos, 2014. "Theory of Semi-Collusion in the Labor Market," FEP Working Papers 522, Universidade do Porto, Faculdade de Economia do Porto.

Articles

  1. Lemma W. Senbet & Witness Simbanegavi, 2017. "Agriculture and Structural Transformation in Africa: An Overview," Journal of African Economies, Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE), vol. 26(suppl_1), pages 3-10.

    Cited by:

    1. Asfaw, Solomon & Pallante, Giacomo & Palma, Alessandro, 2020. "Distributional impacts of soil erosion on agricultural productivity and welfare in Malawi," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 177(C).

  2. Louise Fox & Lemma W. Senbet & Witness Simbanegavi, 2016. "Youth Employment in Sub-Saharan Africa: Challenges, Constraints and Opportunities," Journal of African Economies, Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE), vol. 25(suppl_1), pages 3-15.

    Cited by:

    1. Mussida, Chiara & Sciulli, Dario & Signorelli, Marcello, 2019. "Secondary school dropout and work outcomes in ten developing countries," Journal of Policy Modeling, Elsevier, vol. 41(4), pages 547-567.
    2. Mastewal Yami & Shiferaw Feleke & Tahirou Abdoulaye & Arega D. Alene & Zoumana Bamba & Victor Manyong, 2019. "African Rural Youth Engagement in Agribusiness: Achievements, Limitations, and Lessons," Sustainability, MDPI, Open Access Journal, vol. 11(1), pages 1-15, January.
    3. Dare Ojo Omonijo & Chidozie Beneth Obiorah & Onyekere Oliver, Chizaram Uche & Michael Chibuzor Anyaegbunam & Albert O. Shaibu & Chibuike Emmanuel Ogunwa, 2017. "Exploring Social Theories in the Study of Insecurity in Contemporary Nigeria," The Journal of Social Sciences Research, Academic Research Publishing Group, vol. 3(7), pages 59-76, 07-2017.
    4. Van den Broeck,Goedele & Kilic,Talip, 2018. "Dynamics of off-farm employment in Sub-Saharan Africa : a gender perspective," Policy Research Working Paper Series 8540, The World Bank.
    5. Van Den Broeck, G. & Kilic, T., 2018. "Dynamics of Off-farm Employment in Sub-Saharan Africa," 2018 Conference, July 28-August 2, 2018, Vancouver, British Columbia 276988, International Association of Agricultural Economists.

  3. Thorsten Beck & Lemma Senbet & Witness Simbanegavi, 2015. "Financial Inclusion and Innovation in Africa: An Overview," Journal of African Economies, Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE), vol. 24(suppl_1), pages 3-11.

    Cited by:

    1. N. Beaudemoulin & P. Bienvenu & A.-S. Lawniczak & D. Warzee, 2017. "FinTechs and the digital revolution: the challenges of regulation and supervision," Quarterly selection of articles - Bulletin de la Banque de France, Banque de France, issue 47, pages 35-42, Autumn.
    2. Alphonse Noah & Luc Jacolin, 2017. "Le mouvement de déconcentration des systèmes bancaires en Afrique subsaharienne," Post-Print hal-01617379, HAL.
    3. E. Ninlias & G. Torre, 2017. "Euro banknotes and coins in France in 2016," Quarterly selection of articles - Bulletin de la Banque de France, Banque de France, issue 47, pages 5-14, Autumn.
    4. Bao Zhu & Shiting Zhai & Jing He, 2018. "Is the Development of China’s Financial Inclusion Sustainable? Evidence from a Perspective of Balance," Sustainability, MDPI, Open Access Journal, vol. 10(4), pages 1-16, April.
    5. Ninlias, E. & Torre, G., 2017. "La monnaie fiduciaire en France en 2016," Bulletin de la Banque de France, Banque de France, issue 212, pages 5-14.
    6. Douglas Cumming & Florencio Lopez-de-Silanes & Joseph A McCahery & Armin Schwienbacher, 2020. "Tranching in the syndicated loan market around the world," Journal of International Business Studies, Palgrave Macmillan;Academy of International Business, vol. 51(1), pages 95-120, February.
    7. López, Tania & Winkler, Adalbert, 2019. "Does financial inclusion mitigate credit boom-bust cycles?," Journal of Financial Stability, Elsevier, vol. 43(C), pages 116-129.
    8. C. Guette-Khiter, 2017. "Non-resident holdings of French CAC 40 shares at end-2016," Quarterly selection of articles - Bulletin de la Banque de France, Banque de France, issue 47, pages 25-34, Autumn.
    9. Balard, M. & Boileau, A., 2017. "En 2016, les principaux groupes français présentent un niveau de profitabilité et d’investissement au plus haut depuis cinq ans," Bulletin de la Banque de France, Banque de France, issue 212, pages 15-28.
    10. Allard, Gayle & Williams, Christopher, 2020. "National-level innovation in Africa," Research Policy, Elsevier, vol. 49(7).
    11. Rouse, Marybeth & Verhoef, y Grietjie, 2017. "Mobile banking in Sub-Saharan Africa: setting the way towards financial development," MPRA Paper 78006, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    12. Md. Qamruzzaman & Wei Jianguo, 2018. "Nexus between financial innovation and economic growth in South Asia: evidence from ARDL and nonlinear ARDL approaches," Financial Innovation, Springer;Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, vol. 4(1), pages 1-19, December.
    13. Ozili, Peterson K, 2020. "Financial inclusion research around the world: a review," MPRA Paper 101809, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    14. R. Cezar, 2017. "Exporting firms in France: a comparison with the European Union," Quarterly selection of articles - Bulletin de la Banque de France, Banque de France, issue 47, pages 15-24, Autumn.
    15. Luc Jacolin & Alphonse Noah, 2017. "The deconcentration of banking systems in Sub-Saharan Africa," Post-Print hal-01666745, HAL.
    16. Scott Burns, 2018. "M‐Pesa and the ‘Market‐Led’ Approach to Financial Inclusion," Economic Affairs, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 38(3), pages 406-421, October.
    17. Md. Qamruzzaman & Jianguo Wei, 2018. "Financial Innovation, Stock Market Development, and Economic Growth: An Application of ARDL Model," International Journal of Financial Studies, MDPI, Open Access Journal, vol. 6(3), pages 1-30, August.
    18. Cezar, R., 2017. "Les entreprises exportatrices en France : une comparaison avec l’Union européenne," Bulletin de la Banque de France, Banque de France, issue 212, pages 29-38.
    19. Beaudemoulin, N. & Bienvenu, P. & Lawniczak, A.-S. & Warzee, D., 2017. "Les enjeux de régulation et de supervision liés aux fintechs et à la rupture digitale," Bulletin de la Banque de France, Banque de France, issue 212, pages 39-46.
    20. Rouse, Marybeth & Batiz-Lazo, Bernardo & Carbo Valverde, Santiago, 2020. "All about the state-Fifty years of innovative technology to deliver an inclusive financial sector," MPRA Paper 102159, University Library of Munich, Germany.

  4. Witness Simbanegavi & Joshua B. Greenberg & Tendai Gwatidzo, 2015. "Editor's choice Testing for Competition in the South African Banking Sector," Journal of African Economies, Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE), vol. 24(3), pages 303-324.

    Cited by:

    1. Mpho Rapapali & Witness Simbanegavi, 2020. "Competition in South African Banking- An assessment using the Boone Indicator and Panzar-Rosse approaches," Working Papers 9819, South African Reserve Bank.

  5. Witness Simbanegavi & Channing Arndt, 2014. "Climate Change and Economic Development in Africa: An Overview," Journal of African Economies, Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE), vol. 23(suppl_2), pages 4-16.

    Cited by:

    1. Channing Arndt & Chris Loewald & Konstantin Makrelov, 2020. "Climate change and its implications for central banks in emerging and developing economies," Working Papers 10001, South African Reserve Bank.

  6. Witness Simbanegavi, 2009. "Informative Advertising: Competition Or Cooperation?," Journal of Industrial Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 57(1), pages 147-166, March.
    See citations under working paper version above.
  7. Witness Simbanegavi, 2009. "Exchange rates and product variety," International Journal of Finance & Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 14(2), pages 188-198.
    See citations under working paper version above.
  8. Floden, Martin & Simbanegavi, Witness & Wilander, Fredrik, 2008. "When is a lower exchange rate pass-through associated with greater exchange rate exposure," Journal of International Money and Finance, Elsevier, vol. 27(1), pages 124-139, February.

    Cited by:

    1. Abdulkadir Abdulrashid Rafindadi & Zarinah Yusof, 2015. "Are Linear and Nonlinear Exchange Rate Exposures Aggravating Agents to Corporate Bankruptcy in Nigeria? New Evidence from the “U” Test Analysis," International Journal of Economics and Financial Issues, Econjournals, vol. 5(1), pages 212-229.
    2. Haytem Ahmed Troug & Rashid Sbia, 2015. "The Relationship between Banking Competition and Stability in Developing Countries: The Case of Libya," International Journal of Economics and Financial Issues, Econjournals, vol. 5(3), pages 772-779.
    3. Christian Pierdzioch & Renatas Kizys, 2010. "Sources of time-varying exchange rate exposure," International Economics and Economic Policy, Springer, vol. 7(4), pages 371-390, December.
    4. Andrikopoulos, A. & Dassiou, X., 2018. "Exchange-rate exposure in a “Rule of Three” Model," Working Papers 18/02, Department of Economics, City University London.

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  1. NEP-COM: Industrial Competition (3) 2008-07-30 2013-01-19 2020-04-20
  2. NEP-AFR: Africa (2) 2013-01-19 2020-04-20
  3. NEP-HEA: Health Economics (1) 2020-09-21

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