Research News

  • UP EXPERT OPINION: Taxes on e-cigarettes: South Africa must strike a balance between economic arguments and health concerns

    Posted on January 18, 2024

    Professor Marius van Oordt of the African Tax Institute writes that there are conflicting views between health and economic experts on how taxes should be set for nicotine products. He states that setting risk-based tax rates can balance these contrasting views.

  • Three more NRF A-rated researchers for the University of Pretoria

    Posted on April 11, 2022

    The University of Pretoria is proud to add a hat trick of three new National Research Foundation A-rated researchers to its rapidly growing list of NRF-rated researchers, now at 595, which is the highest nationally.

  • New book by Prof Annet Oguttu launched

    Posted on June 22, 2021

    Base Erosion and Profit Shifting: A Blueprint for Africa's Response, authored by Prof Annet Oguttu and published by IBFD was launched.

  • Alumnus: Dr Abdallah Ali-Nakyea

    Posted on June 01, 2020

    To have a PhD is the ‘icing on the cake’ for Dr Abdallah Ali-Nakyea who, along with 15 other candidates, achieved this academic milestone at the virtual graduation ceremony in April.

  • Alumnus: Dr Victor Ngobeni

    Posted on May 11, 2020

    Being involved in public policy and the shaping of the everyday lives of poor people, is the most rewarding aspect of his current position as Director: Water and Sanitation and COGTA (Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs), says Dr Victor Ngobeni. Along with 15 other PhD...

  • Congratulations to autumn 2020 EMS graduates

    Posted on April 15, 2020

    The Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences (EMS) wishes to congratulate all the graduates who received their qualifications in absentia during the recent virtual graduation ceremony presided over by UP Vice-Chancellor and Principal Professor Tawana Kupe.

  • UP tax expert receives international recognition

    Posted on October 07, 2019

    Prof Annet Wanyana Oguttu, Professor of tax law in the Department of Taxation and the African Tax Institute, has been recognised among a group of trailblazing women who have made significant contributions to the profession. The honour was bestowed by the International Fiscal Association (IFA) at...

  • ALCRL celebrates its first PhD graduates

    Posted on September 25, 2019

    Drs René de Klerk and Elmé Vivier graduated alongside 14 other PhD students at the UP Faculty Economic and Management Sciences spring graduation ceremony in September 2019.

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