Publications

Sachs, Ewinyu & Shedi (2023) The government wage bill: Employment and compensation trends in South Africa, Development Southern Africa

Sachs, Amra, Madonko, and Willcox (2023) Austerity without Consolidation: Fiscal Policy and Spending Choices in Budget 2023. SCIS Working Papers 60.

Sachs, Abdullah, Madonko, Jonas, Slingers, and Zvawada (2023). Financial directions and budget trends in government healthcare. Public Economy Project/Medical Research Council Report, SCIS Working Paper (Number 62)

Arndt, Davies, Gabriel, Harris, Sachs and van Seventer (2023) Building back fairer from the COVID-19 pandemic in South Africa. Chapter 5 in Loewald and Stern (eds.) Unlocking growth prospects: A compilation of working papers looking at ways to restore and accelerate economic growth in South Africa, South African Reserve Bank.

Sachs (2022) The Origins of the Fiscal Crisis. Chapter 10 in Mills, Jonas, Bhorat and Hartley (eds). Better Choices: Ensuring South Africa’s future. Picador Africa

Francis, Joseph, Sachs, & Valodia (2022). Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) in South Africa: themes and research directions. Transformation: Critical Perspectives on Southern Africa 109

Cawe, Sachs, & Valodia (2022). Dancing in concert? – Aligning Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment with sector strategies, structural transformation, and growth. Transformation: Critical Perspectives on Southern Africa 109, 139-164. https://doi.org/10.1353/trn.2022.0015

Sachs (2021) Fiscal dimensions of South Africa’s crisis. Public Economy Project, SCIS Working Paper 15:54.

Van den Heever, Chitiga-Mabugu, Devereux, Leibbrandt, Sachs, van Heerden, and Wright (2021) Expert Panel on Basic Income Support: Report into the Appropriateness and Feasibility of a System of Basic Income Support for South Africa. International Labour Organisation, Department of Social Development.

Sachs (2020). South Africa’s Waning Economic Fortunes Demand Harsh Policy Adjustments: Who Will Bear the Brunt? The Conversation. http://theconversation.com/south-africas-waning-economic-fortunes-demand-harsh-policy-adjustments-who-will-bear-the-brunt-149019

Sachs (2020) Macro-Fiscal Considerations in Response to the COVID-19 Crisis. Covid19 Economy Group.

Sachs (2019) ‘Both Directions at Once’: Fiscal Policy in South Africa. New Agenda: South African Journal of Social and Economic Policy 2019(75):12–16.

Sachs and Stuart (2013). Structural balances, fiscal rules, and medium-term objectives. Paper presented at the 2013 Biennial Conference of the Economic Society of South Africa.

Sachs (2007) The end of history is over, in Rethinking South Africa’s Development Path: Reflections on the ANC’s Policy Conference Discussion Documents, Policy: issues & actors Vol 20 no 10, Centre for Policy Studies: Johannesburg.

Sachs (2005) China’s Leap into the Heart of the Twenty-First Century. African Renaissance 2(4):47–56. https://hdl.handle.net/10520/EJC10132