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Journal Articles

2020

Aid, collective action and benefits to smallholders: Evaluating the World Food Program's purchase for progress pilot

Gelo, D., Muchapondwa, E., Shimeles, A., and Dikgang, J. 2020. Food Policy.

Charting a "green path" for recovery from COVID-19

Mukanjari, S., and Sterner, T. 2020. Environmental and Resource Economics, 76 (4): 825-853

Behavioral portfolio selection and optimisation: Equities versus cryptocurrencies

Kofi, A. A. 2020. Journal of African Business, 21 (2):145-168.

Corrigendum to "Collective action and heterogeneous welfare effects: Evidence from Ethiopian villages" [World Dev. Perspect. 16 (2019) 100150]

Gelo, D., and Dikgang, J. 2020. World Development Perspectives.

The implications of a fundamental contradiction in advocating randomized trials for policy
Muller, S.M. 2020. World Development, 127.

2019

Teacher Pay and Educational Outcomes: Evidence from the Rural Hardship Allowance in Zambia,

Chelwa, G., Pellicer, M., and Maboshe, M. 2019.South African Journal of Economics. 87(3) 255-282

Behavioural Portfolio Selection and Optimisation: Equities versus Cryptocurrencies

Kofi, A. A. 2019. Journal of African Business. 21(2), pp.145-168

Reply to Research incentives and research output": a caution on quantity incentives and the use of economic models for higher education

Muller, S. 2019. Higher Education.76: 1029–1049

Time-frequency analysis of behaviourally classified financial asset markets

Omane-Adjepong, M., Ababio, K.A., and Alagidede, P. 2019.Research in International Business and Finance, 50: 54-69. 

Regional Integration and Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions in Africa

Wilson, M.K., and Pholo, A.B. 2019. Journal of Economic Integration, 34 (1): 109- 132. 

Collective action and heterogeneous welfare effects: Evidence from Ethiopian villages

Gelo, D. and Dikgang, J. 2019 World Development Perspectives, 16

2018

Pricing electricity blackouts among South African households

Nkosi, N.P., and Dikgang, J. 2018. Journal of Commodity Markets, 11: 37-47.

Effect of marine protected areas and macroeconomic environment on meat consumption in SEAFO countries

Simo-Kengne, B.D., Dikgang, J. and Ofstad, S.P. 2018. Agricultural and Food Economics, 6 (1).

2017

The determination of park fees in support of benefit sharing in Southern Africa
Dikgang, J., and Muchapondwa, E., 2017. Tourism Economics, 23 (6): 1165-1183.

Securing benefits for local communities from international visitors to the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park

Dikgang, J., Muchapondwa, E. and Stage, J. 2017. Tourism Economics, 23 (8): 1553-1567.

Local communities' valuation of environmental amenities around the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park in Southern Africa

Dikgang, J., and Muchapondwa, E. 2017. Journal of Environmental Economics and Policy, 6 (2): 168-182.

2016

A comparison of the values of water inflows into selected South African estuaries: the Heuningnes, Kleinmond, Klein, Palmiet, Cefane, Kwelera and Haga-Haga

Dikgang, J., and Hosking, S. 2016. Water Resources and Economics, 16: 39-51.

Books/ Book Chapters

The Palgrave Handbook on Agricultural and Rural Development in Africa.

Kilimani, N., Nnyanzi, J.B., Okumu, M., and Bbaale, E. 2020. "Agricultural productivity and household welfare in Uganda: Examining the relevance of agricultural improvement interventions" in Kilimani, N., Nnyanzi, J.B., Okumu, M., and Bbaale, E (eds), E. S. Osabuohien.

Development and sustainable Growth of Mauritius,

Tang, V., Tregenna, F., and Dikgang, J. 2019. "Trade openness and economic growth in Mauritius" in Tang, V.T., Shaw, T.M., and Holden, M.G. (eds), Palgrave Macmillan, Switzerland, pp. 69-104.

Working Papers 

Charging for plastic bags as an effective nudging policy

Ravat, Z., Mahabir, J, and Dikgang, J. 2019. EfD Discussion Paper Series 19-22

Impact of Credit and Training on Enterprise Performance: Evidence from Urban Ethiopia  

Abdelkrim, A., Yesuf, A., Jonse, B., Girma, H., Ajebush, S., Yitbarek, E., and Zerihun., M.F. 2019.Partnership for Economic Policy 2019-13

Teacher Pay and Education Outcomes: Evidence from the Rural Hardship Allowance in Zambia  

Chelwa, G., Pellicer, M., and Maboshe, M. ERSA working paper 764

The link between response time and choices in choice experiments

Murwirapachena, G., and Dikgang, J. 2019. EfD Discussion Paper Series 19-23.

Welfare effect and elite capture in agricultural cooperatives intervention: Evidence from Ethiopian villages

Kutela, D.G., Muchapondwa, E., Shimeles, A., and Dikgang, J. 2019. IZA Discussion Papers, No. 12495

Market Potential, Agglomeration Effects, and the Location of French Firms in Africa

Pholo, A., Tenikue., M and Nafari., B. 2019. ERSA working paper 774

Efficiency of South African water utilities: A double bootstrap DEA analysis

Samkange, C., Mahabir, J, and Dikgang, J. 2019. ERSA Working Paper No. 794

The effects of presentation formats in choice experiments
Murwirapachena, G., and Dikgang, J. 2019. ERSA Working Paper No. 803.

Efficiency in South African water utilities: A comparison of estimates from DEA, SFA, and StoNED
Murwirapachena, G., Mahabir, J., Mulwa, R., and Dikgang, J. 2019. ERSA Working Paper No. 780.

An empirical examination of reducing status quo bias in heterogeneous populations: evidence from the South African water sector

Murwirapachena, G., and Dikgang, J, 2018

Do markets trump politics? Fossil fuel market reactions to the Paris Agreement and the 2016 US election

Mukanjari, S. and Sterner, T. 2018. RFF Working Paper 18-24.

Recreation demand and optimal pricing for international visitors to Kruger National Park

Mukanjari, S., Muchapondwa, E., and Demeke, E. 2018. ERSA Working Paper No. 743

Policy Briefs

Combining credit and training to support micro and small enterprises in Ethiopia

Abdelkrim, A., Yesuf, A., Jonse, B., Girma, H., Ajebush, S., Yitbarek, E., Zerihun, M.F., and Shafi, A. Policy Brief.  No. 191, March 2019.

Efficiency in South African water utilities: a comparison of estimates from DEA, SFA, and StoNED

Murwirapachena, G., Mahabir, J., Mulwa, R., and Dikgang, J. 2019. ERSA Research Brief 19

Reports 

Insight into setting sustainable water tariffs in South Africa. Pretoria, South Africa

Dikgang, J., Murwirapachena, G., Mgwele, A., Girma, H.M., Simo-Kengne, B., Mahabir, J., Maboshe, M., Kutela, D.G., and Mukanjari, S