Winners of 2012 Young Economist of the Year announced

Posted by Johan Fourie on 2012-10-25

Jana Taljaard and Katrien Smuts (pictured) are the winners of Die Burger and Department of Economics 2012 Young Economist of the Year awards which were announced on Wednesday, 24 October. To enter, first year economics students were required to make predictions on several macroeconomic variables, including GDP growth, the inflation rate and the exchange rate. The team of Barend Venter, Jacobus Swanepoel and Christiaan Mulke were runners up, while Jacobus de Bruin and Deleen Marie came third.

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