Recent Submissions

  • Bracing for the Second Wave 

    Prinsloo, Cyril; Roopai, Yulea (2021-03-23)
    The synchronised, sudden stop in the global economy, together with radically reduced income sources fundamental to African countries (remittances, tourism, transport, trade and natural resources, among others), have had a ...
  • The Evolving Fiscal and Liquidity Stimulus Packages in Response to COVID-19 in Sub-Saharan Africa 

    Raga, Sherillyn; Housseini, Bouba (ODI, 2020-10-20)
    COVID-19 is taking its toll on Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). To date, there have been 1.2 million infections and about 30,000 deaths on the continent. The pandemic has widely repressed mobility, disrupted economic ...
  • Drivers of Disparity: How Policy Responses to COVID-19 Can Increase Inequalities 

    Ekeruche, Mma Amara (South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA), 2020-12-17)
    Countries across the world have deployed macroeconomic policies to address the negative economic implications of the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdown measures. However, these policies can have different outcomes ...
  • Comparative Study of Policy Responses to COVID-19 in LICs in Africa 

    Adeniran, Dr Adedeji (South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA), 2020-12-18)
    This brief assesses the policy responses to COVID-19 among low-income countries (LICs) in Africa. While LICs have adopted expansionary fiscal and monetary policies in the face of economic lockdown, as well as other mitigation ...
  • Green Finance Mechanisms in Developing Countries: Emerging Practice 

    Shipalana, Palesa (South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA), 2020-12-18)
    To counter the devastating impact of COVID-19, calls are growing for countries to ‘build back better’ in an effort to create a more inclusive and sustainable economy that is climate resilient. Africa is facing glaring ...
  • The Macroeconomic Impact of COVID-19 on Africa 

    Shipalana, Palesa; O’Riordan, Alexander; Prinsloo, Cyril (South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA), 2020-12-18)
    This briefing tracks some of the major macroeconomic impacts that COVID-19 has had on African economies and how the pandemic has exacerbated historical structural economic deficiencies across the continent. It also provides ...
  • Test 

    Test1, Test (2020)