Estimates of personal sector wealth for South Africa
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Published by Centre for the Study of African Economies in Oxford .
Written in English


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StatementJohn Muellbauer and Janine Aron.
SeriesCSAE Working Paper Series -- WPS 99-17
ContributionsAron, Janine., Centre for the Study of African Economies.
The Physical Object
Pagination16p.
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18345370M

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We construct the first coherent set of aggregate, personal sector wealth estimates at market value for South Africa. Our quarterly estimates derive from published data on financial flows, and various other capital market data, often at book value. Our methods rely, where relevant, on accumulating flow of funds data using appropriate benchmarks Author: Janine Aron and John Muellbauer. sheets for South Africa. A more comprehensive exposition of the research on households’ balance sheets will be published in a forthcoming Working Paper of the South African Reserve Bank by the same three authors. The net wealth estimates obtained from the household-sector balance sheet are derived. This paper constructs the first coherent set of aggregate personal sector wealth estimates at market value for South Africa. Our estimates derive from data published by the Reserve Bank on financial flows and various other capital market data, much of it at book value. Our methods rely, where relevant, on accumulating flow of funds data using Author: John Muellbauer and Janine Aron. fully integrated balance sheets for the institutional sectors, elements of balance sheet estimates for the household sector in South Africa. Cross-references are made to the methodology used in the U.K. for estimating the various asset and liability categories. Suggestions are given for possible improvements in data quality in South Africa.

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