Journal Articles

2017

Klaaren, J., Roberts, S. & Valodia, I (eds). (2017). Competition law and economic regulation: addressing market power in Southern Africa. Johannesburg: South Africa, Wits University Press.

Klaaren, J., Roberts, s. and Valodia, I. (2017). Introduction. Johannesburg: South Africa, Wits University Press.

Maphwanya, R. (2017). The Deterrence Effect of the South African Competition Regime: Analysis of a Survey and Cartel Duration Data. Johannesburg: South Africa, Wits University Press.

Paelo, A., Robb, G. and Vilakazi, T. (2017). Keeping the land wet: Competition and Incumbency in the liquid fuel value chain in South Africa. Johannesburg: South Africa, Wits University Press.

Muzata, T.G., Roberts, S. and Vilakazi, T. (2017). Penalties and settlements for cartels in South Africa. Johannesburg: South Africa, Wits University Press.

Mondliwa, P. and das Nair, R. (2017). Excessive Pricing revisited: what is a competitive price? Johannesburg: South Africa, Wits University Press.

Montmasson-Clair, G. and das Nair, R. (2017). Channeling Economic Regulation to stimulate Competition for Economic Development and Inclusive Growth: Lessons from South Africa’s Renewable Energy Experience. Johannesburg: South Africa, Wits University Press.

Robb, G., Tausha, I. and Vilakazi, T. (2017). Competition and regulatory issues in emerging mobile payments markets: a case study of Zimbabwe. Johannesburg: South Africa, Wits University Press.

Zengeni, T. (2017). The Competitiveness and Performance of the Zimbabwe Poultry Industry. Johannesburg: South Africa, Wits University Press.

das Nair, R. and Roberts, S. (2017). The interface of competition and regulation in energy, telecommunications and transport in South Africa. Johannesburg: South Africa, Wits University Press.

Roberts, S., Vilakazi, T. and Simbanegavi, W. (2017). Understanding competition and regional integration as part of an inclusive growth agenda for Africa: key issues, insights and a research agenda. Johannesburg: South Africa, Wits University Press.

2016

Roberts, S. (2016). Thematic Overview: Economic Regulation and the Development of Telecoms, Mobile Money and Banking. The African Journal of Information and Communication, 17 (1). 

Robb, G. and Vilakazi, T. (2016). Mobile Payments Markets in Kenya, Tanzania and Zimbabwe: A Comparative Study of Competitive Dynamics and Outcomes. The African Journal of Information and Communication, 17 (1). 

Macmillan, R., Paelo, A. and Paremoer, T. (2016). The “Evolution” of Regulation in Uganda’s Mobile Money Sector. The African Journal of Information and Communication, 17 (1).

Makhaya, T. and Nhundu, N. (2016). Competition, Barriers to Entry and Inclusive Growth in Retail Banking: Capitec Case Study. The African Journal of Information and Communication, 17 (1).

Hawthorne, R. (2016). The Impact of the Call Termination Rate Reduction on Consumer Surplus in South Africa. The African Journal of Information and Communication, 17 (1). 

Roberts, S. (2016). Competition and economic development in southern and East Africa. Competition in Africa: Insights from key industries. Cape Town: South Africa, HSRC Press.

Amunkete, T., Chokwe, E., Gabriel, G., Humavindu, M., Khumalo, J., Mbongwe, T., Nguruse, G. and Nyagol, B.O. (2016). Regional cartels and competition in the cement industry across six countries: Botswana, Kenya, Namibia, South Africa, Tanazania and Zambia.  Competition in Africa: Insights from key industries. Cape Town: South Africa, HSRC Press.

Chisanga, B., Gathiaka, J., Nguruse, G., Onyancha, S. and Vilakazi, T. (2016). Agricultural development, competition and investment: The case of sugar in Kenya, South Africa, Tanzania and Zambia.  Competition in Africa: Insights from key industries. Cape Town: South Africa, HSRC Press.

Bagopi, E., Chokwe, E., Halse, P., Hausiki, J., Humavindu, M., Kalapula, W. and Roberts, S. (2016). Competition, agro-processing and regional development: The case of the poultry sector in South Africa, Botswana, Namibia and Zambia.  Competition in Africa: Insights from key industries. Cape Town: South Africa, HSRC Press.

Ncube, P., Roberts, S. and Vilakazi, T. (2016). Regulation and rivalry in transport and supply in the fertilizer industry in Malawi, Tanzania and Zambia.  Competition in Africa: Insights from key industries. Cape Town: South Africa, HSRC Press.

Mlulla, A. and Roberts, S. (2016). Conclusions and key implications.  Competition in Africa: Insights from key industries. Cape Town: South Africa, HSRC Press.

2015

Das Nair, R., Mondliwa, P. and Roberts, S. (2015). The inter-relationships between regulation and competition enforcement in the South African liquid fuels industry. Journal of Energy in Southern Africa, 26 (1).

Hawthorne, R. (2015). Economic Regulation of the Telecommunications Sector in South Africa 2009-2014. The African Journal of Information and Communication, 1st Online Issue.

Raffinetti, C. (2015). Licencing of communications networks and services: Case study of market liberalisation in South Africa and the United Kingdom. The African Journal of Information and Communication, 1st Online Issue.

Zengeni, T. and Mahonye, N. (2015). Aid Dynamics in Selected SADC countries. Investment Management and Financial Innovations, 12(1): 146-162. 

2014

Mncube, L. (2014). The South African Wheat Flour Cartel: Overcharges at the Mill, Journal of Industry, Competition and Trade

Mncube, L. (2014). Settling for a Discount: A Review of the Pioneer Foods Price Reduction Remedy, Agrekon: Agricultural Economics Research, Policy and Practice in Southern Africa, 53 (1)

Roberts, S., Khumalo, J., and Mashiane, J. (2014). Harm and Overcharge in the South African Precast Concrete Products Cartel, Journal of Competition Law and Economics

Mondliwa, P. and Roberts, S. (2014). Excessive pricing and industrial development: the recent Competition Tribunal finding against Sasol Chemical Industries, New Agenda

Robb, G. and Roberts, S. (2014). Understanding Economic Regulation and Competition in a Developing Economy: Introduction to Special Issue. Journal of Economics and Financial Sciences, 7, Special issue

Roberts, S. and Mondliwa, P. (2014). Fuelling industrial development? A critical review of liquid fuels regulation in South Africa, Journal of Economics and Financial Sciences, 7, Special issue

Sylvester, A. (2014). Excessive prices legislation in developing markets: Some problems that arise when importing the law from developed jurisdictions, Journal of Economics and Financial Sciences, 7, Special Issue

Montmasson-Clair, G. (2014). Commissioning Renewable Energy: A Review of South Africa’s Regulatory and Procurement Experience, Journal of Economics and Financial Sciences, 7, Special issue

Ratshisusu, H. (2014). The roles of the competition commission and the construction industry development board in promoting competition and limiting construction industry cartels: a review of the fast track construction settlement project, Journal of Economics and Financial Sciences, 7, Special Issue


2013

Mncube, L. (2013). Strategic Entry Deterrence: Pioneer Foods and the Bread Cartel, Journal of Competition Law and Economics 9 (3)

Makhaya, G. and Roberts, S. (2013). Expectations and outcomes – considering competition and corporate power in South Africa under democracy, Review of African Political Economy

Roberts, S. (2013). Challenging the Power of Big Companies: Competition Policy Isn’t Enough’, New Agenda, 49: 40-48.

Mncube, L. (2013). On Market Power and Cartel Detection: The Flour Cartel Case, Journal for Studies in Economics and Econometrics, 37 (3)


2012

Makhaya, G., Mkwananzi, W. and Roberts, S. (2012). How should young institutions approach enforcement? Reflections on South Africa’s experience, South African Journal of International Affairs, 19(1): 43-64.

das Nair, R., Khumalo, J. and Roberts, S. (2012). Corporate conduct and competition policy in Intermediate Industrial Products, New Agenda, 16-21.

Grimbeek, S. (2012). Food and Agro-Processing: Enhancing Competitive Outcomes through Facilitating New Entry, New Agenda, First Quarter: 33-37.

Mncube, L. and Bonakele, T. Designing Appropriate Remedies for Competition Law Enforcement: The Pioneer Foods Settlement Agreement. Journal of Competition Law and Economics, 8(2): 425-447.


2011

Ngepah, N. (2011). Exploring the Impact of Energy Resources on Production, Inequality and Poverty in Simultaneous Equations Models for South Africa, African Development Review,  23(3): 335-351.

Roberts, S., Corbett, C. and das Nair, R. (2011). Bargaining power and market definition: A reflection on two mergers, Journal of Economic and Financial Sciences, 4: 147-166.

Ngwenya, A. and Robb, G. (2011). Theory and practice in the use of merger remedies: Considering South African experience, Journal of Economic and Financial Sciences, 4: 203-220.

Burke, M. (2011). A Decade of e-Government Research in Africa, African Journal of Information and Communication, 12: 2- 25.

Aproskie, J and Goga, S. (2011). Administrative Penalties - Impact and Alternatives, Journal of Economics and Financial Sciences, 4 (Special Issue): 133-146