Past Seminars: 2023_1

First Semester 2023

Seminars are held in Tukkiewerf, Room [1-37], at 12:00 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
Monday, February, 13 Mr. Jacobus Nel
(University of Pretoria)
"The Asymmetric Relationship of Electric Vehicle Adoption on Electricity Consumption."

Wednesday, March, 1

(EMS Research Hub, Room# 1-19)

Prof. Wolter Hassink
(Utrecht University)
"On the Validity of Statistical Text Mining as a Sampling Method: An Application to Detect Digital Platforms."
Wednesday, March, 15 Prof. Alexander Zimper
(University of Pretoria)
"Trade-Maximizing Price Functions for Akerlof-Type Economies."
Monday, April, 3 Dr. David Fadiran
(University of Cape Town)
"The Efficiency of Public Expenditures on Basic Services: The Case of South African Municipalities."
Monday, April, 17 Mr. Kambala C. Leta
(University of Pretoria)
"The Impact of Blockchain Technology on Climate Change: A Global Perspective."

Monday, April, 24


Prof. Stefano Comino
(University of Udine)
"Censorship, Industry Structure, and Creativity: Evidence from the Catholic Inquisition in Renaissance Venice."
Wednesday, May, 24 Prof. Yoseph Getachew
(University of Pretoria)
"Fiscal Policy with Risky Human Capital Investment."
Wednesday, June, 7 Prof. Rangan Gupta
(University of Pretoria)
"Time-Varying Parameter Four-Equation DSGE Model."
Wednesday, July, 19 - Thursday, July, 20 3rd Annual Pretoria-Stellenbosch Workshop in Economics

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