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Prof. Lawrence Edwards Director

021 650 2722
4.34 The School of Economics, New Building, Middle Campus.

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International trade; trade, employment and poverty; economic education; general equilibrium modelling

Prof. Haroon Bhorat Professor and DPRU Director

021 650 5698
Level 3, Room 3.36, School of Economics Building - Development Policy Research Unit

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Director: DPRU (Development Policy Research Unit) Labour markets and labour market policy; poverty and inequality

Prof. Justine Burns Professor and RUBEN Director

021 650 3506
5.03, The School of Economics, New Building, Middle Campus.

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Microeconomics; labour; poverty and income distribution; rural development; institutional economics

Prof. Anthony Black Professor

021 650 2729
5.21, New Economics Building Middle Campus

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Development economics, trade and industrial policy; automotive industry, garment industry, foreign direct investment, regional integration

Mr. Jing-Woei Chien Assistant Lecturer

5.10.1 School of Economics, Middle Campus

A/Prof Beatrice Conradie Associate Professor

021 650 2731
4.29 Leslie Social Science Building

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Farm labour markets; women in agriculture; wine industry mechanisation; irrigation farming

Dr. Reza C Daniels Senior Lecturer

021 650 4100
5.13, The School of Economics, New Building, Middle Campus.

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Development economics; econometrics; public policy

Prof. J Paul Dunne Professor

021 650 4953
4.19, The School of Economics, New Building, Middle Campus.

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Defence, Conflict and Peace Economics; applied econometrics

Dr. Katherine Eyal Senior Lecturer

021 650 5238
5.14, The School of Economics, New Building, Middle Campus.

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Program evaluation, econometrics, labour and development economics, economics of education.

A/Prof Lukasz Grzybowski Associate Professor

021 650 4652
5.20,The School of Economics, New Building, Middle Campus.

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Industrial Organization, Applied Econometrics, Network Economics, Telecommunications, Competition Policy

Dr. Andre Hofmeyr Senior Lecturer

021 650 4362
4.41, The School of Economics, New Building, Middle Campus.

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Game theory; behavioural economics; the economics of addiction; political econom

Mr. Sisa Jobo Assistant Lecturer

5.10.3 Economics Building

Prof. David Kaplan Professor

021 650 3831
5.10.1, The School of Economics, New Building, Middle Campus.

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Technology development; technology policy; industrial policy; telecommunications industry; migration of skilled persons

A/Prof Malcolm Keswell Associate Professor

021 650 4876
5.19, The School of Economics, New Building, Middle Campus.

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Applied microeconomics ;the dynamics of inequality;agrarian contractual structure and productivity; group-level effects on individual incentives.

Prof. Harold Kincaid Professor and RUBEN Director

021 650 5094
4.08 The School of Economics, New Building, Middle Campus.

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Director: RUBEN (Research Unit in Behavioural Economics and Neuroeconomics) Philosophy and methodology of social science; causal modeling; addiction; experimental elicitation of risk and time preferences and other topics in behavioral economic

Dr. Kevin Kotze Senior Lecturer

021 650 2095
5.04, The School of Economics, New Building, Middle Campus.

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Macroeconomics and Time Series Analysis.

Prof. Murray Leibbrandt Professor and SALDRU Director

021 650 2726
3.03, The School of Economics, New Building, Middle Campus.

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Director: SALDRU (South African Labour and Development Research Unit) NRF/DSD Research Chair in Poverty and Inequality Research; labour; rural development; income distribution and poverty; survey econometrics

A/Prof Tony Leiman Associate Professor

021 650 2725
5.12, New Economics Building Middle Campus

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Environmental and resource economics; cost-benefit analysis; informal sector

Ms. Refilwe Lepelle Lecturer

021 650 1274
4.15 School of Economics, Middle Campus

Dr. Christine Makanza Lecturer

4.20 School of Economics, Middle Campus

Dr. Lebogang Mateane Senior Lecturer

021 650 4652
5.11 Level 5 School of Economics, Middle Campus

Dr. Cecil Mlatsheni Senior Lecturer

021 650 3507
4.43, The School of Economics, New Building, Middle Campus.

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Youth and the labour market; participation, search and unemployment; fertility and labour market participation; the brain drain and skills migration

Prof. Mike Morris Professor

021 650 5240
5.10.1 The School of Economics, New Building, Middle Campus.

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PRISM (Policy Research in International Services and Manufacturing) Global value chains, globalisation, international competitiveness, world class manufacturing, innovation, clusters and learning networks, industrial policy, sectoral analysis (clothing and textiles, autos, furniture, commodities), impact of China on Africa, African industrialisation

Prof. Edwin Muchapondwa Professor

021 650 5242
5.15 The School of Economics, New Building, Middle Campus.

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Biodiversity conservation; community-based natural resource management; transboundary natural resources; nature-based tourism; valuation of non-market environmental amenities, energy and climate change.

Ms. Nisreen Narker Lecturer

021 650 4510
4.44, The School of Economics, New Building, Middle Campus.

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Economic education; labour

Dr. Godfrey Ndlovu Lecturer

5.16 School of Economics

A/Prof Eftychia Nikolaidou Associate Professor

021 650 1907
4.16, School of Economics

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Associate Professor in Macroeconomics Defence and Peace Economics ;Applied Economics and Econometrics; Banking crises and determinants of credit risk;Financial development and growth

Ms. Leigh Neethling Lecturer

021 650 2724
5.07, The School of Economics, New Building, Middle Campus.

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Economic Education, Labour Economics. Economics of Higher Education, Unemployment and Labour Market Participation, Development Economics

Ms. Neryvia Pillay Lecturer

021 650
The School of Economics, New Building, Middle Campus.

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Macroeconomics

A/Prof Patrizio Piraino Associate Professor

021 650 2763
5.16 , The School of Economics, New Building, Middle Campus.

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Applied Microeconometrics, Labour Economics, Development, Experimental Economics

Dr. Vimal Ranchhod Chief Research Officer

021 650 5957
The School of Economics, New Building, Middle Campus.

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Chief Research Officer‚ SALDRU

Prof. Don Ross Professor

021 650 4652
School of Economics, Middle Campus

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Game theory; international economics and infrastructure development as applied to Africa; industrial economics in Africa; picoeconomics and neuroeconomics of learning and addiction; philosophy of science; and the historical and philosophical foundations of economics.

Ms. Mapaseka Setlhodi Writing co-ordinator

Leslie Commerce

Mr. Yusuf Sibda Tutor Co-ordinator

021 650 3006
2.29 School of Economics, Middle Campus

Ms. Nondwe De Caires Departmental Manager

021 650 5178
4.38, The School of Economics, New Building, Middle Campus.

Mrs. Alison Arendse Undergraduate Administrator

021 650 5439
4.29 The School of Economics, Middle Campus.

Mrs. Paula Bassingthwaighte Postgraduate officer

021 650 3393
4.39, The School of Economics, New Building, Middle Campus.

Mrs. Yasmina Charles Postgraduate Administrator

021 650 2733
4.37, The School of Economics, Middle Campus

Ms. Samantha Van der Ross Undergrad Officer

021 650 4124
4.29,The School of Economics, Middle Campus.

Dr. Djiby Thiam Senior Lecturer

021 650 1530
Room 4.42 Level 4 School of Economics, Middle Campus

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Agri-environmental public policy with regard to risks and transaction costs; Growth, poverty and bio-economy; Economics and development policy

Prof. Corne Van Walbeek Professor

021 650 4689
4.06, The School of Economics, New Building, Middle Campus.

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The economics of tobacco control; economics of alcohol policy; quality of macroeconomic data and data revisions; evaluating economic forecasts; economics education analysis.

Prof. Martine Visser Professor

021 650 5241
4.21, The School of Economics, New Building, Middle Campus.

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Behavioural and experimental economics applications to natural resource utilization; environmental and natural resource economics; poverty, inequality and sustainability; social institutions and networks; applied game theory and microeconometrics; valuation techniques

Prof. Francis Wilson Professor

021 650 5244
3.08, The School of Economics, New Building, Middle Campus.

Prof. Martin Wittenberg Professor

021 650 5243
3.48.2, The School of Economics, New Building, Middle Campus.

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Labour economics; economics of the household; analysis of time-use data; economics of predatory behaviour; measurement of poverty; microeconometrics; spatial economics and intergovernmental fiscal relations.

A/Prof Steve Kayizzi-Mugerwa Adjunct Professor

Commerce

Prof. Faizel Ismail Adjunct Professor

5.09, School of Economics Building, Middle Campus

A/Prof Mark Ellyne Adjunct Professor

021 650 5176
5.10.1, The School of Economics, New Building, Middle Campus.

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Macroeconomic policy in low income countries, particularly monetary and exchange rate policies; SADC monetary union; role of the IMF and World Bank.

Prof. David Lam Honorary Professor

The School of Economics, New Building, Middle Campus.

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Development economics; economic demography

Ms. Thembi Nyamakazi Senior Secretary

021 650 5751
2.03, The School of Economics, Middle Campus

Mr. Lorenzo Plat Undergraduate Administrator

021 650 5443
4.29 School of Economics, Middle Campus

Mr. Lwazi Ncoliwe Departmental Administrator

021 650 2727
4.33, The School of Economics, Middle Campus.

Dr. Nick Samouilhan Adjunct Senior Lecturer

The School of Economics, New Building, Middle Campus.

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Financial Economics: asset allocation and portfolio construction, asset class modelling, quantitative market strategies and volatility modelling and forecasting.

Prof. George Ainslie Honorary Professor

The School of Economics, New Building, Middle Campus.

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Honorary Professor Behavioral economics (picoeconomics), motivation, choice, self-control, higher mental functions, interface among economics, experimental psychology, and philosophy (theory of mind)

Assoc Prof Zuzana Brixiova Adjunct Professor

School of Economics

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Labor Markets, Macroeconomics, SMEs and Private Sector Development in Emerging Market and Low Income Countries; Regional Economic Integration.

Assoc Prof Abebe Shimeles Adjunct Professor

School of Economics

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His research interest includes labor market integration, migration issues in Africa and impact evaluation of policy interventions.

Prof. Glenn Harrison Honorary Professor

School of Economics

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His work in experimental economics has included the study of bidding behavior in auctions, market contestability and regulation, bargaining behavior, and the elicitation of risk and time preferences. Most recently he has focused on the formal characterization of environmental reform as a “policy lottery” that properly reflects uncertainty in predicted effects on households.

Prof. Elisabet Rutström Honorary Professor

School of Economics

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Rutstrom’s recent research focuses on risk perceptions and risk attitudes among rural residents making wild fire management decisions and among drivers facing congestion charges during their daily commute.

Prof. Thomas Sterner Honorary Professor

School of Economics

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Thomas Sterner's main research interests lie in the design of policy instruments. Within this broad area he has focused on a number of applications: Resource Management in Developing Countries Economics of Energy Use and Climate Change Economics of Fisheries & Coastal Zone Management Comparative Efficiency of Economic Policy Instruments in various Sectors