South African Reserve Bank

Steering committee representative: 
Research: 

The Bank's research outputs are coordinated by the Research Department. The aim is to support economic policy formulation by providing accurate economic information and well-considered research and recommendations. The current research areas are :

  1. Potential growth and the neutral interest rate
  2. Macro policy coordination
  3. Improving forecast and modelling capabilities
  4. Climate change and central banking
  5. Micro policy interventions and their impact on inflation
  6. Macroprudential regulation and its impact
  7. Impact of financial sector competition and innovation

 

The South African Reserve Bank holds a biennial conference with the next conference scheduled to take place in 2021. The bank has a research fellowship programme to support its research agenda. The programme is open to experienced economists as well as recent PhD graduates.