Africa     

"African Leaders' Eyes on the Prize," Project Syndicate, Oct.15, 2013.  Full version:  "The Ibrahim Prize for Excellence among African Leaders." in Africa Policy Journal, April 2014.

Commodities and Africa       

"Can Speculating in Food Have a Stabilizing Effect?" Just One Question, Mezimbite magazine, Mozambique, Jan.18, 2012.

"The Curse: Why Natural Resources Are Not Always a Good Thing, Milken Institute Review, vol.13, no.4, 4th quarter 2011: 28-39.

How Can Commodity Exporters Make Fiscal and Monetary Policy Less Procyclical? Beyond the Curse: Policies to Harness the Power of Natural Resources, R.Arezki, T.Gylfason & A.Sy, eds. (IMF, 2011). Keynote,  High Level Seminar IMF Institute & Central Bank of  Algeria, Algiers, Nov.2010.

"Should Gold-Exporters Peg Their Currencies to Gold?" Research Study No.29, World Gold Council,  London, 2002. 

"Cocoa in Ghana: The Cocoa Farmers, Cocoa Marketing Board, and Elasticity of Supply," MIT, 1974.


Southern African Macroeconomics  
       

Monetary Policy Committee, Bank of Mauritius Appointment, 3/1/13.  Subsequent reports in international media.

"The Little Economy That Could," Foreign Policy, Feb.2, 2012.

"Mauritius: African Success Story
," forthcoming in a volume edited by S.Edwards, S.Johnson, & D.Weil, expected 2013.  CID WP 234, April 2012.  NBER WP 16569, Dec.2010Featured in NBER Digest, Spring 2011.  Slides, NBER's African Successes Project conference , Accra , Ghana, July 18-20, 2010.  HKS RWP10-036, Sept. 2010.  Finding Big Lessons in Small Places MPA/ID 10th Anniversary, May 2010.   [A l'Isle Maurice, Jan. 14, 2009.]

The Future Direction of Monetary Policy Making in Small Open Economies  Audio record, Bank of Mauritius. Jan. 15, 2009   Welcoming remarks by Gov.Bheenick

Determinants and effects of export diversification in Cape Verde and Mozambique: A contribution towards assessing successes in West and Southern African economic communities, by Jorge Braga de Macedo and Luis Brites Pereira.  My comment slides For African Successes, NBER, Pre-conference, Feb.2009.

CID South Africa Growth Initiative, including working papers and news. 

Project on South Africa: Performance and Prospects
,
,     Center for International Development, Harvard University.

"Fiscal and Monetary Policy in a Commodity Based Economy," with B.Smit & F.Sturzenegger, Economics of Transition  16, Issue 4, pp. 679-713, Oct.2008 (Blackwell).

"South Africa: Macroeconomic Challenges after a Decade of Success,"  with B.Smit & F.Sturzenegger, Economics of  Transition 16, Issue 4, pages 639-677, Oct.2008 (Blackwell).  KSG RWP07-021.   From Project on South Africa: Performance and Prospects, Center for International Development,  Jan. 2008.

"On the Rand: Determinants of the South African Exchange Rate,"  in the
 South African Journal of Economics, 75, no.3, September 2007, 425-441.   NBER WP 13050.

Other Frankel papers/presentations on South Africa.

 

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