Seminars

Thursday 02 February 2017 13:00-14:00
Rossouw van Jaarsveld (Stellenbosch University)
Topic: "Analysing Cartel Episodes: a Markov Switching Application"
Venue: Schumann building 505
 
Friday 03 February 2017 12:00-13:00
Prof John Muellbauer (Official fellow, Nuffield College)
Topic: "What's wrong with macro: why central bank models failed and how to repair them"
Venue: CGW Schumann Building, Fifth floor, Room 505
Download: muellbauer_3-feb-2017.pptx (364 KB)
 
Monday 06 February 2017 12:00-13:00
Prof Eddy van Doorslaer (Erasmus University Rotterdam)
Topic: "Poor health reporting? Using vignettes to recover the health gradient by income"
Venue: CGW Schumann Building, Fifth floor, Room 505
 
Monday 13 February 2017 12:00-13:00
Co-Pierre Georg (AIFMRM, UCT)
Topic: "The Real Effects of Financial Networks"
Venue: CGW Schumann Building, Fifth floor, Room 505
 
Thursday 16 February 2017 13:00-14:00
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Topic: "Fibre penetration: the effect of competing broadband networks"
Venue: Schumann 505
 
Monday 20 February 2017 12:00-13:00
Mike Nyawo (PhD student, Stellenbosch University)
Topic: "Within and Between Country Price Dispersion in Developing Countries. The Role of Borders, Geography and Exchange Rate Volatility"
Venue: CGW Schumann Building, Fifth floor, Room 505
 
Friday 24 February 2017 12:00-13:00
Ian Stuart (Chief Director for Fiscal Policy at National Treasury)
Topic: "Budget 2017: A budget focused on ensuring inclusive growth and broad-based transformation"
Venue: CGW Schumann Building, Ground floor, Room 101
 
Monday 27 February 2017 12:00-13:00
Rashad Cassim (Monetary Policy Committee, South African Reserve Bank)
Topic: "Monetary Policy in South Africa: The Unfinished Research Agenda?"
Venue: CGW Schumann Building, Fifth floor, Room 505
 

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BER Weekly

20 February 2017
In the domestic section we review the latest employment, retail trade and inflation data from Statistics South Africa (Stats SA). The labour data showed that despite a quarterly dip in the unemployment rate in 2016Q4, annual job growth remained weak. Subdued employment growth makes Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's job to balance the books in Wednesday's...

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BER Weekly

20 February 2017
In the domestic section we review the latest employment, retail trade and inflation data from Statistics South Africa (Stats SA). The labour data showed that despite a quarterly dip in the unemployment rate in 2016Q4, annual job growth remained weak. Subdued employment growth makes Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's job to balance the books in Wednesday's...

Read the full issue