Academic Seminar Series

Second Semester 2019

Seminars are held in Tukkiewerf, Room [1-37], at 13:00 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, July, 17 Prof. B. W. (Robert) Lensink
(University of Groningen)
"The Impact of a Financial Literacy and Entrepreneurship Training on Employment and Social Stability: Evidence from a Randomized Evaluation in Rwanda."
Wednesday, July, 24 Dr. Daniel Kaliski
(Birkbeck College)
"Dynamic Adjustment Following Discontinuous Regime Changes."

Thursday, July, 25


Prof. Carol Newman
(Trinity College Dublin)
"Resource Misallocation and Total Factor Productivity: Manufacturing Firms in South Africa."
Monday, August, 5 Prof. Alexander Zimper
(University of Pretoria)
"Belief Aggregation for Heterogeneous Agents."
Monday, August 19 Prof. Augustin K. Fosu
(University of Ghana)
"Growth, Inequality and Progress on Poverty: The African Evidence."
Wednesday, August, 21 Mr. Eric Picard
(University of Pretoria)
"Moving from a Bad to a Good Pricing Regime: The South African Private Health Care Market."
Monday, August, 26 Ms. Vanessa Ndlovu
(University of Pretoria)
"Optimal Energy Supply Mix Transition Strategy from Fossil Fuel to Renewables for South Africa."
Wednesday, August, 28 Mr. Mpoifeng Molefinyane
(University of Pretoria)
Wednesday, October, 2 Prof. Jeffrey Bergstrand
(University of Notre Dame)
Monday, October, 7 Prof. Ruthira Naraidoo
(University of Pretoria)
Wednesday, November, 13 Prof. Stefano Comino
(University of Udine)
Wednesday, October, 30 Prof. Rangan Gupta
(University of Pretoria)
Last edited by Rangan Gupta

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