Past Seminars: 2016_1

First Semester 2016

Seminars are held in Tukkiewerf, Room [1-37], at 13:00 on Wednesdays. For more information about the series, contact either Manoel Bittencourt or Rangan Gupta.

Other presentations in connection with the Economics department, for instance, Ph.D. defenses, workshops, and (mini-) conferences, are also listed on this schedule.

The schedule is continuously updated, so do check regularly!

Date Presenter, Affiliation and Topic

Tuesday, February, 9

(12:00-13:00, Ph.D. Defense)

Mr. Haakon Kavli
(University of Pretoria)
"International Capital Flows and Macroeconomic Stability."
Wednesday, March, 9 Dr. Goodness C. Aye
(University of Pretoria)
"Testing the Efficiency of the Art Market Using Quantile-Based Unit Root Tests."
Monday, March, 14 - Tuesday, March, 15 ERSA Lecture Series in Economic Theory: “Asymmetric Information in Markets and Organizations."

Wednesday, March, 16

Ms. Tumisang Loate
(University of Pretoria)
"Local Credit Constraints and the Global Financial Cycle: A Panel Analysis."
Wednesday, 30, March - Thursday, 31, March Economics Research and Policy Conference
"Politics, Finance and Growth."
Wednesday, April, 13 Mr. Christian K. Tipoy
(University of Pretoria)
"On the Impact of Exchange Rate Misalignments on Economic Growth."
Wednesday, April, 20 Mr. Vincent Dadam
(University of Pretoria)
"Effects of Public Sector Wages on a Labour Market with Workers Skill Gap."
Tuesday, April, 26 Prof. Holger Strulik
(Goettingen University)
"Desire and Development."

Wednesday, May, 4

Dr. Matthew Clance
(University of Pretoria)
"Banking Crisis and Heterogeneous Effects on Bi-Lateral Trade."
Wednesday, May, 11 Dr. Kaushal Kishore
(University of Pretoria)
"Dynamic Inconsistency, Falling Cost of Capital Relocation and Preferential Taxation of Foreign Capital."
Monday, May, 16 Ms. Laura Roussouw
(Stellenbosch University)
"Neonatal Incentives in the Western Cape."
Wednesday, May, 25 Prof. Rangan Gupta
(University of Pretoria)
"The Role of Macroeconomic Uncertainty in Forecasting the Growth Rate of South Africa."
Monday, May, 30 Ms. Mathane Makgatho
(University of Pretoria)
"Composition of Government Expenditures and Inequality in South African Provinces."
Tuesday, May, 31 Dr. Igor Fedotenkov
(Bank of Lithuania)
"Population Ageing and Inflation with Endogenous Money Creation."
Wednesday, June, 1 Dr. Seth Wiggins
(West Virginia University)
"It’s All Local? How Sub-State Policies Affect Western US Residential Solar Adoption."

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