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Webinar Series: Representivity, Diversity, and Gender in Economics in South Africa

12 May 2020 to 23 Jun 2020
Zoom
South Africa has had its fair share of issues with regards to the participation and contribution of various groups in society. These issues cut across various social cleavages such as race and gender. The study and practice of economics in South Africa has not been spared from these wider societal...
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CANCELLED: 'Structural Constraints on the Economy, Growth and Political Economy'

18 Mar 2020
University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
***Keynote Speaker*** Kenneth Scheve (Stanford) The second Economic Research Southern Africa workshop on ‘Structural Constraints on the Economy, Growth and Political Economy’ brings together scholars and practitioners of growth and political economy of Africa. Sessions with a keynote speaker and...
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Graduate Training in Macroeconomics: Solving and Estimating Macroeconomic Models with Regime Switches

02 Mar 2020 to 06 May 2020
University of Pretoria
General equilibrium micro-founded macro model is now mainstream economics and it is important that the techniques of calibration/estimation of these models are acquired promptly among South African academics as well as MPhil and PhD students.
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“BigTech’s Foray Into Finance - Opportunities and Challenges Ahead”

17 Jan 2020
University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business
The financial system faces unprecedented change at a rapid speed. New technologies offer new opportunities for incumbents and disruptors alike, but can also pose new risks for regulators. The past few years were characterised by a Cambrian explosion of startups who challenge incumbent institutions...
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Macroeconomic and Financial Modelling for Economic Policy

26 Nov 2019 to 27 Nov 2019
University of Pretoria, Research Hub - EMS Building
The 7th Annual Monetary Economics workshop will be dedicated to the contribution of macroeconomic and financial modelling to the formulation of economic policy. The workshop will be a combination of technical presentation and roundtable discussions between academics and policymakers. South African...
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Annual Economic Research Southern Africa Workshop on ‘Structural Constraints on the Economy, Growth and Political Economy’

06 Sep 2019
University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
Keynote Speakers: Axel Dreher from Heidelberg University James Robinson from University of Chicago The first annual Economic Research Southern Africa workshop on ‘Structural Constraints on the Economy, Growth and Political Economy’ brings together scholars and practitioners of growth and political...
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6th Annual Monetary Economics Workshop: “Macroeconomic and Financial Modeling for Monetary Policy”

29 Nov 2018 to 30 Nov 2018
University of Pretoria
To be jointly hosted by the UNIVERSITY OF PRETORIA SOUTH AFRICAN RESERVE BANK ECONOMIC RESEARCH SOUTHERN AFRICA The 6th Annual Monetary Economics workshop will be dedicated to macro modelling for Monetary Policy. The workshop will be a combination of technical presentation and roundtable...
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7th Annual Meeting of the African Economic History Network: Innovation and the African Past

25 Oct 2017 to 27 Oct 2017
Stellenbosch, South Africa
The African Economic History Network, in association with the Laboratory for the Economics Africa's Past at Stellenbosch University, Harvard Univeristy's Center for African Studies and Economic Research Southern Africa announces a Call for Papers. Papers on all aspects of African economic history...
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Skills Development

03 Jul 2017 to 07 Jul 2017
Pretoria
Call for Application for Skills Development Training in Econometrics The ERSA is pleased to invite applications for the Skill Development Training Programme in basic Econometrics for academics and postgraduate students (masters and PhD) with limited training in Econometrics and quantitative methods...
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Politics, Finance and Growth

30 Mar 2016 to 31 Mar 2016
Pretoria
The University of Pretoria, in conjunction with the South African Reserve Bank, DFiD (UK Aid), the Economic & Social Research Council and Economic Research Southern Africa, are hosting an Economics and Research Policy Workshop on “Politics, Finance and Growth”. Presentations are expected from...
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Lecture Series in Economic Theory: "Asymmetric Information in Markets and Organizations"

14 Mar 2016 to 15 Mar 2016
Hatfield Campus (University of Pretoria), Tukkiewerf 1-37
In part 1 of this lecture, we are going to introduce the basic set-up of credence goods markets and discuss how markets should be designed to provide the right incentives for experts and their customers. The theoretical analysis will be complemented by the discussion of evidence of expert behaviour...
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