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Academic Seminar Series

First Semester 2019

Seminars are held in Tukkiewerf, Room [1-37], at 13:00 on Mondays and Wednesdays. 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!

Seminars

Date Presenter, Affiliation and Topic
Wednesday, January, 16 Prof. Theodore Panagiotidis
(University of Macedonia)
"Twitter versus Traditional News Media: Evidence for the Sovereign Bond Markets."
Wednesday, January, 30 Prof. Theophile Azomahou
(CNRS, University of Clermont Auvergne, CERDI, Maastricht University)
"Complementarity Versus Substitution in Programmes Package: Evidence on Deworming and School Feeding in Rural Senegal."
Monday, February, 18 Ms. Theshne Kisten
(University of Pretoria)
"A Financial Stress Index for South Africa: A Time-Varying Correlation Approach."
Monday, February, 25 Dr. Juan Paez-Farrell
(University of Sheffield)
"TBA."
Monday, March, 4 Mr. Kuba Szczygielski
(University of Pretoria)
"TBA."
Monday, March, 11 Prof. Alexander Zimper
(University of Pretoria)
"TBA."
Wednesday, March, 13 Mr. Francois Stofberg
(University of Pretoria)
"TBA."
Monday, March, 18 Prof. Frank Riedel
(Bielefeld University)
"TBA."
Monday, April, 8 Ms. Michelle Vogelzang
(J-PAL)
"TBA."
Monday, May, 13 Dr. Volker Schoer
(University of Witwatersrand)
"TBA."
Monday, May, 20 Prof. Daniela Casale
(University of Witwatersrand)
"TBA."
Wednesday, May, 22 Prof. Paul Alagidede
(University of Witwatersrand)
"TBA."
Wednesday, May, 29 Prof. Rangan Gupta
(University of Pretoria)
"TBA."
For information on seminars before second semester, 2014: Click Here, Second Semester, 2014, First Semester, 2015Second Semester, 2015First Semester, 2016Second Semester, 2016First Semester, 2017Second Semester, 2017First Semester, 2018Second Semester, 2018 

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