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Five Million Jobs South Africa and the Global Economic Crisis

"Certainly, banks wishing to run proprietary trading books should be required to hold large amounts of capital given the negative externalities when things go wrong. Further, there is a debate to be had about which forms of lending are inherently ...

Perspectives and Emerging Issues of Uganda’s External Development Finance Landscape

Uganda has, during the past 15 years, witnessed a significant change in the mode and form of external development finance (EDF) that it received. Traditionally, Uganda has largely sourced its EDF from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and ...

The Mist of Central Bank Balance Sheets

The central banks of large and emerging market economies have recently gone through a period of extraordinary expansion of balance sheets. Currently, they are all now possibly facing a transition to less abnormal times. The fact that one group, ho...

Leveraging African Pension Funds for Financing Infrastructure Development

The key issues surrounding pension funds -is explored in this report, which serves as a source of financing for African infrastructure. The report begins by providing an overview of the gaps in African infrastructure, as well as the financial reso...

Capital Accumulation and Productivity gains in Morocco

The continuous and reinforced process of accumulating physical capital, in which Morocco has embarked since the early 2000s, has helped to preserve the stability of the fundamental equilibrium and cushion the economy from various external and exog...

Accumulation du Capital et gains de Productivité au Maroc / Capital Accumulation and Productivity gains in Morocco

This Policy Brief is also available in English: Capital Accumulation and Productivity gains in Morocco. The continuous and reinforced process of accumulating physical capital, in which Morocco has embarked since the early 2000s, has helped to pres...

Comparing the Performance of Uganda’s Intra-East African Community Trade and Other Trading Blocs: A Gravity Model Analysis

"This paper examines factors that determine Uganda’s trade flows and specifically compares the impact and performance of the different trade blocs on Uganda’s trade patterns and flows. The empirical question is whether Uganda’s trade is getting mo...

Determinants of the Capital Structure of Ghanaian Firms

"This study compares the capital structures of publicly quoted firms, large unquoted firms, and small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Ghana. Using a panel regression model, the paper also examines the determinants of capital structure decisions...

Money Supply Mechanisms in Nigeria (1970-1989)

"This study investigates and analyses the process of money supply in Nigeria in order to provide an explanation for the inflationary acceleration in money supply that occurred in the period 1970-1989. Initial double-digit inflation was found to ha...

The Effect of Export Earnings Fluctuations on Capital Formation in Nigeria

"The purpose of the study is to explore the association between export earnings fluctuations and capital formation in Nigeria. In doing so, the study presents three novelties. First, the standard transmission channels of fluctuations in export ea...

Making Government Smaller and More Efficient: The Botswana Case

"The report assesses the role, scale and scope of government in Botswana; a maturing mineralled economy. It discusses the development problems commonly found in countries that receive large inflows of foreign exchange from exports of minerals. A m...

The Impact on Southern Africa of the Financial Crises in Asia and Russia

"This paper analyses the reasons for the relative immunity of the SADC economies from the immediate and damaging effects of financial contagion. The paper examines the impact of the Asian crisis in 1997 and the Russian crisis in 1998. There are se...

International Stock Market Linkages in Southern Africa

"This paper investigates the extent of linkages between three stock markets in Southern Africa. Specifically Botswana, Zimbabwe and South Africa. What is further also considered is the extent to which these markets are related to emerging markets ...

The Impacts of Illicit Financial Flows on Peace and Security in Africa

Ranges of estimates of illicit financial flows confirm that the problem facing Africa is large and has grown substantially. Losses annually in recent years range as high as $100 billion. For many countries the long term average has exceeded 10% ...

Justice Africa draft Report : ‘Defence Procurement, Corruption and Illicit Financial Flows’

The linkages between defence spending, corruption and illicit financial flows were examined in this report. The research content is guided by the TANA Forum Terms of Reference, dated 16 December 2013. The research proposal was submitted by Justi...

Challenges to the Growth of Capital Markets in Under Developed Economies: The Case for Uganda

"Despite the universal recognition that stock markets are the most pragmatic and cost effective method to raise money for expansion and other projects, companies especially in private sector in underdeveloped economies have consistently shunned th...

TrustAfrica - Newsletter April-June/Avril-Juin 2019

TrustAfrica is pleased to announce the resumption of its newsletter. This quarterly publication will highlight key activities carried out by TrustAfrica and provide you with the schedule of its upcoming activities. It will focus mainly on the wor...

The Impact of Macroeconomic Variables on Capital Market Development in Botswana’s Economy

The study examines the impact of macroeconomic variables on stock and bond markets development in Botswana using Autoregressive Distributed Lag (ARDL)-Bounds Test. The results indicate that macroeconomic variables have an impact on capital market...

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