Economics: Staff

Permanent Academic Staff

   
Steve Koch
Professor and Head of Department
PhD (Pennsylvania)
 
Research Interests: Health Economics; Labour Economics; Competition Policy and Industrial Organization Microeconometrics

Tel: +27 (0)12 420 5285
Fax: +27 (0)86 6242 444
email: [email protected]
Curriculum vitae 
 
 
     
Heinrich Bohlmann
Associate Professor
PhD (Monash)

Research Interests: Computable General Equilibrium Modelling; Development Economics; Labour Economics

Tel: +27 (0)12 420 6394
email: [email protected]
Curriculum vitae
 
 
 
     
Martin Breitenbach
Associate Professor
PhD (Vista)

Research Interests: Economic Impact Assessment with Specific Reference to Public Project Appraisal and Regional Economic Impact Assessment; Economic-, Agricultural-, Rural-, and Local Economic Development

Tel: +27 (0)12 420 3468
email: [email protected]
Curriculum vitae
 
 
     
Carolyn Chisadza
Senior Lecturer
PhD (Pretoria)
 
Research Interests: Growth and Development, Macroeconomics, Political Economy

Tel: +27 (0)12 420 3134
email: [email protected]
 
     
Matthew Clance
Senior Lecturer
PhD (Clemson)

Research Interests: International Trade, Open Economy Macroeconomics, Applied Econometrics

Tel: +27 (0)12 420 6911
email: [email protected] 
Curriculum vitae
 
     
Yoseph Getachew
Associate Professor
PhD (Maastricht)
 
Research Interests: Economic Growth, Macroeconomic Development, Income and Wealth Inequality

Tel: +27 (0)12 420 4509
email: [email protected]
Curriculum vitae
 
     
Rangan Gupta
Professor
PhD (Connecticut)
 
Research Interests: Monetary Theory and Policy; Business Cycles; Time Series Econometrics

Tel: +27 (0)12 420 3460
email: [email protected]
Personal Website 
 

 
 
     
Roula Inglesi-Lotz
Professor
PhD (Pretoria)

Research Interests: Energy economics, Environmental economics, Economic growth and development, Time series econometrics

Tel: +27 (0)12 420 4504
email: [email protected]

 
     
Andre Jordaan
Professor
DCom (Pretoria)
 
Research Interests: Development Economics

Tel: +27 (0)12 420 3462
email: [email protected]
Curriculum vitae
 
     
Sixta Kilambo
Lecturer
PhD (Edinburgh)
 
Tel: +27 (0)12 420 4507
email: [email protected]
 
     
Mpoifeng Molefinyane
Lecturer
PhD (Pretoria)

Research Interests: Corporate Finance, Industrial Organization, Game Theory, Decision Theory

Tel: +27 (0)12 420 4503
email: [email protected]
Curriculum vitae
 
     
Jesse Naidoo
Senior Lecturer
PhD (Chicago)
 
Research Interests: economics of the family, economic demography
 
Tel: +27 (0)12 420 3464
email: [email protected]
 
     
Ruthira Naraidoo
Professor
PhD (Cardiff)
 
Research Interests: Applied Macroeconomic Theory and Policy, Political Economics, Open Economy Macroeconomics, Labour Economics, Time Series Analysis

Tel: +27 (0)12 420 3729
email: [email protected]
 
     
Nicky Nicholls
Senior Lecturer
PhD (Pretoria)

Research Interests: Applied Microeconomics, particularly rationality violations

Tel: +27 (0)12 420 4505
email: [email protected]
 
     
Dumakude Nxumalo
Lecturer
MCom (Pretoria)
 
Research Interests: Industrial Organisation, Competition Economics
Tel: +27 (0)12  420 4506
 
     
Renee van Eyden
Professor
DCom (Pretoria)
 
Research Interests: Applied Econometrics; Macroeconomic Modelling

Tel: +27 (0)12 420 3456
email: [email protected]
Curriculum vitae
 
 
     
Jan van Heerden
Professor
PhD (Rice), HED (Unisa)

Research Interests: Microeconomics; Computable General Equilibrium Modelling

Tel: +27 (0)12 420 3451
email: [email protected]
Curriculum vitae
 
     
Jan Janse van Rensburg
Lecturer
MCom (Pretoria)
 
Research Interests: Health Economics

Tel: +27 (0)12 420 3467
email: [email protected]
Curriculum vitae
 
     
Nicola Viegi
Professor and South African Reserve Bank Chair in Monetary Economics
PhD (Strathclyde)

Research Interests: Monetary economics, economic policy theory, monetary fiscal policy interdependence, political economy of monetary institutions, economic policy under uncertainty assets prices and monetary policy, regional integration in Africa, political economy of government debt, the economics of colonisation and decolonisation, macromodelling for emerging countries, economic growth and institutions.

Tel: +27 (0)12 420 3820
email: [email protected]
Personal website
Curriculum vitae
 
 
     
Eleni Yitbarek
Senior Lecturer
PhD (Maastricht)  
 
Research Interests:  Measurement of poverty, intergenerational mobility, applied econometrics, and impact evaluation.
 
Tel: +27 (0)12 420 3459
email: [email protected]
 
     
Alexander Zimper
Professor
Dr. rer. pol. (Mannheim)
 
 
Research Interests: Decision Theory, Game Theory, General Equilibrium Theory under Asymmetric Information, Asset Pricing, Financial Markets and Banking Regulation, Bayesian Learning under Ambiguity, Bounded Rationality

Tel: +27 (0)12 420 3522
email: [email protected]
Personal website
 
 
     

Affiliated Faculty (Joint With African Tax Institute)

   
Riël Franzsen
Professor and South African Research Chair in Tax Policy and Governance
Director, African Tax Institute
LLD (Stellenbosch)
 
Research Interests: Property and land taxes, transfer duty

Tel: +27 (0)12 420 5538
email: [email protected]
Curriculum vitae
 
     
Dirk Scholtz
Senior Lecturer
MPhil (Pretoria)

Research Interests: Tax Incentives; Tax Harmonisation; Taxation for Development
 
Tel: +27 (0)12 420 3524
email: [email protected]
Résumé
 
     
Marius van Oordt
Senior Lecturer
PhD (Pretoria)
 
Tel: +27 12  420 3470
Fax: +27 12 420 4508
 
     

Visiting, Emeritus, or Extraordinary Academic Staff

   
Manoel Bittencourt
Extraordinary Professor, University of Pretoria
PhD (Bristol)
 
Research Interests: Growth and Development Economics
 
 
     
Augustin Fosu
Extraordinary Professor, University of Pretoria
Professor, Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER), University of Ghana
PhD (Northwestern)
 
Research Interests: Economic Development (e.g., institutions, growth, and human development; debt, growth, and optimal public sector allocation; trade, growth and development; and growth, inequality and poverty)
 
 

Postdoctoral Fellows

   
Vincent Dadam
Postdoctoral Fellow
PhD (Pretoria)
 
Research Interests: Macro modelling of the labour market; Monetary economics.

Tel: +27 (0)12 420 3463
email: [email protected]
 
     
Ekaterina Pirozhkova
Postdoctoral Fellow
PhD (Birkbeck, University of London)
 
Research Interests: Macroeconomics, Monetary Economics, Applied Econometrics
 
Tel: +27 (0)12 420 3463
 
     
Yuxiang Ye
Postdoctoral Fellow 
PhD (Pretoria) 
 
Research Interests: Energy Economics, Energy Poverty, Domestic Electricity Demand
 
 

Administrative Staff

   
Sonja Laing
Departmental Administrator: Research
BA (Pretoria)
 
Tel: +27 (0)12 420 3453
Fax: +27 (0)86 624 2487
email: [email protected]
 
Shannie Maharaj

Departmental Administrator: Undergraduate Studies
MBA (KwaZulu-Natal)

Tel: +27 (0)12 420 2413 
email: [email protected]

 
Sindi Magwaza
Departmental Administrator: Postgraduate Studies
Assistant to the Head of Department
BAdmin(Hons) Public Management (Pretoria)
 
Tel: +27 (0)12 420 2423
Fax: +27 (0)86 6242 444
email: [email protected]
 
Published by Jesse Naidoo

Copyright © University of Pretoria 2021. All rights reserved.

FAQ's Email Us Virtual Campus Share Cookie Preferences