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Academic Research


  • Abel, M. (2008). Doubling Aid for Africa, Saarbrücken: Verlag Dr. Müller.
  • Al Doyaili, S., Draper, P. and A. Freytag (2013a). Why Should Sub-Saharan Africa Care about the Doha Development Round?, Economics: The Open-Access, Open-Assessment E-Journal, Vol. 7, 2013-19. http://dx.doi.org/10.5018/economics-ejournal.ja.2013-19.
  • Al Doyaili, S., Draper, P. and A. Freytag (2013b). IBSA: Fading out or Forging a Common Vision?, South African Journal of International Affairs, Vol. 20, No. 2, pp. 297-309.
  • Arezki, R., Dumitrescu, E., Freytag, A. and M. Quintyn (2012). Commodity Prices and Exchange Rate Volatility: Lessons from South Africa's Capital Account Liberalization, IMF Working Paper 12/168, submitted to Emerging Market Review.
  • Bauer, M. and A. Freytag (2013). Cumulative Benefits from Trade Liberalization for the South African Economy - A General Equilibrium Study, submitted to South African Journal of Economics, Revise and Resubmit.
  • Dettmer, B., Freytag, A. and P. Draper (2014). Check-in, Departure and Arrival Times: Air Cargo in Southern Africa?, Journal of Economic Integration, 2014, Vol. 29, no. 1, pp. 95-138.
  • Draper, P. and A. Freytag (2008). South Africa's Current Account Deficit: Are Proposed Cures Worse than the Disease?, SAIIA Trade Policy Report No 25, Johannesburg, 2008.
  • Draper, P., Freytag, A. and M. Bauer (2011). Sub-Saharan Africa and G20 Responses to the Global Financial Crisis: First, do no harm, Working Papers on Global Financial Markets No. 16.
  • Draper, P., Freytag, A. and S. Voll (2011). Global Financial Crisis, Protectionism and Current Account Deficit: South Africa on the Brink?, World Economics, 12(2), 129-152.
  • Du Plessis, S. and A. Freytag (2012). Current Account Adjustment in Africa, submitted to the South African Journal of Economics, revise and resubmit.
  • Fredebeul-Krein, M. and A. Freytag (1997). Telecommunications and WTO Discipline: An Assessment of the WTO Agreement in Telecommunication Services, Telecommunications Policy, Vol. 21, 477-491, Reprint in R. Kariyawasam (ed.): The WTO, Intellectual Property, E-Commerce And The Internet, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, Reference Series, 2 Volumes, 2009.
  • Fredebeul-Krein, M. and A. Freytag (1999). The Case for a More Binding WTO Agreement on Regulatory Principles in Telecommunication Markets, Telecommunications Policy, Vol. 23, 625-644.
  • Freytag, A. (1999). Der Westafrikanische Currency Board: Erfahrungen und Lehren daraus für die Währungspolitik, Vierteljahresschrift zur Sozial- und Wirtschaftsgeschichte, Vol. 86, 39-48.
  • Freytag, A. (2003). The Global Information Society and Development: Smoke without a Fire?, in Fratianni, M., Savona, P. and J. Kirton (eds.): Sustaining Global Growth and Development: G7 and IMF Contributions and Challenges, Aldershot et al: Ashgate, 65 79.
  • Freytag, A. (2005). Weltwirtschaftliche Integration und Frieden, in Weltwirtschaftlicher Strukturwandel, nationale Wirtschaftspolitik und politische Rationalität - Festschrift for Juergen B. Donges' 65th Birthday, Köln: Kölner Universitätsverlag, 269-284.
  • Freytag, A. (2008). Balance of Payments Dynamics, Institutions and Economic Performance in South Africa: a policy-oriented study, TIPS Working Paper 4-2008, TIPS, Pretoria.
  • Freytag, A. (2009). Südafrika vor der Wahl: Vielfältige Wirtschaftspolitische Herausforderungen, Internationale Politik, 81-85.
  • Freytag, A. (2009). Globalisierung, Sicherheit und Wirtschaftspolitik, Vierteljahreshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung, Ökonomie der Sicherheit, Heft 4, 51-60.
  • Freytag, A. (2010). Schwellenländer in der Wirtschaftskrise - Probleme und Reaktionen am Beispiel Südafrikas, in Th. Theurl (ed.): Wirtschaftspolitische Konsequenzen der Finanz- und Wirtschaftskrise, Berlin: Duncker und Humblot, 215-241.
  • Freytag, A. (2011). Cumulative Costs of Trade Protection in the South African Economy, SAIIA Occasional Paper 80, Johannesburg.
  • Freytag, A. et al. (2010). Patterns of Force: System Strength, Terrorism and Civil War. Economics of Security Working Paper 28, Berlin: Economics of Security.
  • Freytag, A. and J. Heckelman (2012). Has Assistance from USAID Been Successful in Promoting and Sustaining Democracy?, Evidence from the Transition Economies of Eastern Europe, Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, 636-657.
  • Freytag, A., Krüger, J., Meierrieks, D. and F. Schneider (2011). The Origins of Terrorism. Cross-Country Estimates on Socio-Economic Determinants of Terrorism, European Journal of Political Economy, 5-16.
  • Freytag, A. and M. Paldam (2011). Schuldenkrisen in Entwicklungsländern: Zeitinkonsistenz und Rationalität, in Th. Theurl (ed.): Institutionelle Hintergründe von Krisen, Berlin: Duncker und Humblot, 255-258.
  • Freytag, A. and M. Paldam (2012). Comparing Good and Bad Borrowing in Developing Countries - a Study of Twin Cases, Global Financial Markets Working Paper Series 2012 31, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena.
  • Freytag, A. and G. Pehnelt (2007). Schuldenerlass und Institutionelle Rahmenbedingungen in Entwicklungsländern, in U. Vollmer (ed.): Ökonomische und Politische Grenzen von Wirtschaftsräumen, Berlin: Duncker und Humblot, 35 61.
  • Freytag, A. and G. Pehnelt (2009). Debt Relief and Changing Governance Structures in Developing Countries, World Development, 62-80.
  • Freytag, A. and G. Pehnelt (2011). G8 and Developing Countries: Is Debt Relief Justified?, in A.Freytag, Kirton, J., Sally, R. and P. Savona (eds.): Securing the Global Economy: The G8 and Global Governance, Aldershot et al.: Ashgate, 83ff.
  • Freytag, A. and S. Renaud (2007). From Short-term to Long-term Orientation? Political Economy of the Policy Reform Process, Journal of Evolutionary Economics, 2007, 433 449.
  • Freytag A. and R. Thurik (2007). Editor of a Special Issue in the Journal of Evolutionary Economics entitled 'Entrepreneurship and Culture'.
  • Freytag A. and R. Thurik (2007). Entrepreneurship and its Determinants in a Cross-Country Setting, Special Issue in the Journal of Evolutionary Economics entitled 'Entrepreneurship and Culture', 2007, 117-131.
  • Freytag A. and R. Thurik (eds.) (2010). Entrepreneurship and Culture, Heidelberg et al.: Springer.
  • Freytag, A. and C. Vietze (2009). Biodiversity and International Tourism: A Story of Comparative Advantage, The Open Political Science Journal, No. 2, 23-34.
  • Freytag, A. and C. Vietze (2013). Can Nature Promote Development? The Role of Sustainable Tourism for Economic Growth, forthcoming in Journal of Environmental Economics and Policy.
  • Freytag, A., Vietze, C. and W. Völkl (2012). What Drives Biodiversity? An Empirical Assessment of the Relation between Biodiversity and the Economy, International Journal of Ecological Economics & Statistics, Vol. 24 (1), 1-16.
  • Freytag, A. and S. Voll (2009). Combat Protectionism - the Only Chance for Emerging Economies to Become a Major Player, India Economic Review, 96-102.
  • Freytag, A. and S. Voll (203). Institutions and savings in developing and emerging economies, Public Choice, 2013, pp. 475-509.
  • Savings and the Debt Cycle: The Ambiguous Role of Institutions, Working Papers on Global Financial Markets No. 41.
  • Fricke, S., Dettmer B. (2014). Backbone services as growth enabling factor - an Input-Output analysis for South Africa, Jena Economic Research Paper, 2014-016
  • Kirton, J., Freytag, A., Sally, R. and P. Savona (eds.) (2011). Securing the Global Economy: The G8 and Global Governance, Aldershot et al.: Ashgate.
  • Langlotz, S. (2011). Households' Responses to Conflict in Afghanistan, Diploma thesis at the Friedrich-Schiller-University.
  • Pehnelt, G. and M. Abel (2007). China's Development Policy in Africa, Johannesburg: SAIIA China in Africa Policy Reports No. 1.




Policy Briefs




Consulting


  • Draper, P., Freytag, A. and B. Dettmer (2011). Prospects for Expanding Airfreight between South Africa and Africa, Pretoria: Tutwa Consulting.
  • Draper, P. and A. Freytag (2012). South Africa's Proposed Carbon Tax Regime and its Carbon Intensive Industries - Competitiveness Implications, Carbon Leakage, and Remedial Possibilities, Pretoria: Tutwa Consulting.
  • Draper, P., Freytag, A. and S. Fricke (2014). The potential of ACP countries to participate in Global and Regional Value Chains: A Mapping of Issues and Challenges, Jena.