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Public Economics Workshop

Workshop date: 
Thursday, May 16, 2013 to Friday, May 17, 2013
Workshop location: 
UNISA, Pretoria

Economic Research Southern Africa invites you to attend the meeting of the ERSA public economics workgroup.

Date: 16 and 17 May 2013

Venue: UNISA, Pretoria (precise location on the UNISA campus will follow)

This workshop will provide an opportunity for researchers and practitioners to meet, present research, and discuss policy options. Each session will allow for presentations on recently completed research, work in progress as well as ‘lead-in’ discussions providing an overview of new ideas.

Workshop papers: 
State Transfers, Poverty and Inequality of Income in South Africa: A fifteen Year Review
Economic Policies and Socio-Economic Clauses in the South African Bill of Rights
Healthcare Facility Choice and User Fee Abolition: Regression Discontinuity in a Multinomial Setting
Intergovernmental Grants and Local Government Learning
Economic Growth and Inequality: Evidence from the Young Democracies of South America
A consideration of What Constitutes the Core Principles of Customs Duty and Excise Duty: A South African Perspective
Macroprudential policy design: Four puzzles for policymakers