• Miss Roula Inglesi participates in international conference

    Posted on August 19, 2010

    Roula Inglesi, PhD Fellow in the Department of Economics presented a paper, in collaboration with Prof James Blignaut, titled 'Sectoral electricity intensity levels in South Africa: 1995 to 2006' at the 5th Annual International Symposium on Economic Theor

  • Summer School in Applied Macroeconometrics

    Posted on August 10, 2010

    Annari de Waal, a lecturer in the Department of Economics, attended the Summer School in Applied Macroeconometrics (Programming in Matlab) at the Department of Economics and Quantitative Methods of the University of Salento in Lecce, Italy from 26 to 30 J

  • Workshop held at the University of Chicago's Booth School of Business

    Posted on August 04, 2010

    Mr Gauthier Kashalala recently attended the Institute on Computational Economics (ICE 2010) workshop held at the University of Chicago's Booth School of Business.

  • UP students currently in New York for first leg of exchange with Fordham

    Posted on June 03, 2010

    BCom(Hons) Economics and BCom(Hons) Econometrics students from the University of Pretoria are participating in the Emerging Markets and Country Risk Analysis Program that is part of a UP/Fordham institutional agreement. These students are currently in New

  • Tuks student wins Budget Speech competition.

    Posted on February 22, 2010

    Ntuthuko Tsokodibane, an undergraduate student from the University of Pretoria, was awarded the first prize of R30 000 as this year's winner in the 37th Nedbank & Old Mutual Budget Speech Competition.

  • Dr Nara Monkam

    Posted on December 01, 2009

    In August 2009, Nara Monkam joined the University of Pretoria as a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Economics. She has also been appointed as the Deputy Director of the African Tax Institute (ATI).

  • Prof Jan van Heerden

    Posted on November 30, 2009

    The Department of Economics would like to thank Prof Jan van Heerden for his 12 year stewardship of the department. He has presided over the department as it has moved up in both the local and the international ranking.

  • Dr Manoel Bittencourt joins UP Economics Department

    Posted on November 30, 2009

    After a spell at the University of Cape Town, Manoel has recently joined UP Economics Department. He holds a Ph.D. and a M.Sc. from the University of Bristol, U.K., and a B.Sc. from the Pontifical Catholic University, Brazil.

  • The University of Pretoria hosted 300 leading international economists

    Posted on October 05, 2009

    The University of Pretoria (UP) hosted 300 leading international economists who explored a raft of public policy and development issues at the 65th congress of the International Institute of Public Finance (IIPF) that took place at the Cape Town Conventio

  • Tuks professor listed among top 100 young economists

    Posted on August 14, 2009

    Rangan Gupta, a professor and lecturer in the department of Economics, Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences at the University of Pretoria (UP), has been listed as one of the top 100 economists.

  • Visit from Prof Bill Mitchell‎

    Posted on September 09, 2008

    During the first week of September 2008, Prof Bill Mitchell visited the Department of Economics at the University of Pretoria.

  • Visit from Australia

    Posted on September 09, 2008

    Prof Adams is visiting the Department of Economics this week (8-12 Sept 2008)

  • CFA Qualification

    Posted on July 02, 2008

    The CFA Institute Board of Governors has warded the right to use the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation to Marc Ground

  • Economics Awards Evening 2008

    Posted on May 22, 2008

    Top achievers for 2007/2008 were rewarded for their hard work and dedication at an awards evening in April 2008 held at the Eduardo Villa Museum (UP main Campus). Dr. Rejoice V Simelane, Chief Executive Officer, Ubuntu-Botho Investments (Pty) Ltd acted as

  • Awards Evening

    Posted on May 20, 2008

    Top achievers for 2006/2007 were rewarded for their hard work and dedication at an awards evening in August 2007. Dr Iraj Abedian, Founder and CEO of Pan-African Capital Holdings (Pty) Ltd acted as guest speaker.

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