Past Seminars: 2021_2

Second Semester 2021

Seminars are held in Tukkiewerf, Room [1-37], at 11:00 on Mondays and Wednesdays in general. For more information about the series, contact Rangan Gupta and Alexander Zimper.

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
Wednesday, October, 6 Prof. Alexander Zimper
(University of Pretoria)
"Who Saves More, the Naive or the Sophisticated Agent?"
Wednesday, October, 13 Dr. Ekaterina Pirozhkova
(University of Pretoria)
"Trouble Every Day: Monetary Policy in Emerging Economies, A Study of South Africa."

Wednesday, October, 27

Mr. Vincent Phiri
(University of Pretoria)
"Economic Effects of Large-Scale Investments in Freight Rail infrastructure in South Africa."

Wednesday, November, 3

Dr. Tumisang Loate
(University of Pretoria)
"The Macroeconomic Effect of Fiscal Policy in South Africa: A Narrative Analysis."
Wednesday, November, 10 Mr. Keaoleboga Mncube
(University of Pretoria)
"Effects  of Productivity Shocks Hitting Firms and Banks: Importance of Resource Costs."
Wednesday, November, 17 Mr. Chris B. Milindi
(University of Pretoria)
"Investigating the Impact of Technological Progress on Sectoral Carbon Emissions in Different Country Income Groups."
Monday, November, 22 Mr. David Sithole
(University of Pretoria)
"Unemployment, Financial Frictions and Commodity Price Shocks in Small Open Economies."
Wednesday, November, 24 Ms. Motlatsi Gabaocwe
(University of Pretoria)
"The Feasibility of Industrial Policy in South Africa."
Monday, November, 29 -Wednesday, December, 1 South African Modelling Network (SAMNET) Virtual Workshop: New Developments in Macroeconomics - Exchange Rate, Expectations, Commodities, Inflation Target

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