Department of Economics (Archive)

2021-11-18  Young economist competition 2021 results

2021-05-30  BER / SARB Internship Programme

2021-02-12  Nic Spaull receives P-rating from NRF

2021-02-04  Stellenbosch academics selected as Fellows of new Pan-Afr...

2021-01-19  Department mourns passing of Archie September

2020-12-03  In case you missed it..

2020-11-09  SU team placed second in securities trading game

2020-10-22  Young economist prizes awarded in online ceremony

2020-10-19  Stellenbosch Centenary webinar video available

2020-10-15  Two Stellenbosch professors win Montias prize

2020-08-27  Exciting speakers lined up for Centenary webinar

2020-08-03  Nico Katzke and team voted FM top analysts

2020-07-19  Debra Shepherd wins prestigious Harvard fellowship

2020-04-15  Our response to covid-19

2020-05-18  Willem Wilken wins Schumann medal

2020-05-05  SU researchers lead multi-university study to track econo...

2020-03-20  Cobus Burger wins international data science challenge

2020-03-03  Interdisciplinary collaboration considers road safety and...

2019-12-20  Chancellor's Award awarded to Departmental Chair

2019-12-11  Economics Department in partnership to offer free coding ...

2019-11-12  Trade Wars break out at faculty teambuilding day

2019-11-05  Young Economist 2019

2019-10-08  International Finance 4th Annual FNB Securities Trading Game

2019-10-03  Two Stellenbosch students awarded ESSA Founder's Medal Aw...

2019-09-04  Three Economics professors deliver inaugural lectures

2019-08-16  Department hosts first ever Economics PhD conference

2019-06-28  Ursula Wanza completes PLUS course

2019-05-22  Stellenbosch team reaches finals of Econometric Games

2019-05-21  Martina Mchenga wins ODI international fellowship

2019-04-19  Two Stellenbosch economists appointed to ministerial task...

2019-04-15  Top performing Economics students recognized

2019-02-01  Nedbank and Old Mutual Budget Speech Competition 2018 Fin...

2018-11-22  Anna Orthofer wins Founder's Medal Prize

2018-10-30  Young economist competition 2018 winners announced

2018-10-20  Prof Sampie voted as Faculty's best lecturer during previ...

2018-10-16  Two economists recognised for effective media communication

2018-08-22  International Finance 3rd Annual FNB Securities Trading Game

2018-07-06  Economics department hosts alumni events in New York and ...

2018-05-31  Jac Laubscher on financialisation

2018-05-03  Two Stellenbosch professors appointed to VAT panel

2018-04-13  Budget Speech Competition 2018

2018-04-03  Departmental prizes for top students

2018-03-15  Cape Town Carnival lifts local economy

2018-03-14  Professor Basil Moore dies at 84

2018-03-04  Francois Groepe delivers special lecture

2018-02-19  Emeritus professor Sampie Terreblanche dies at 84

2017-12-04  Makerere Fiscal Policy Workshop

2017-12-04  "The Martha Effect" and other recent working papers

2017-11-02  Thomas Fagart joins Centre for Competition Law and Economics

2017-10-26  Young Economist 2017 winners

2017-10-20  Ruan Erasmus wins 2017 Schroders essay competition

2017-10-02  Liberty Mncube: Concentration is not a dragon from the past

2017-09-27  Rachel Jafta chats to Paul Krugman

2017-09-12  Lewis McLean wins CGW Schumann and ESSA Founder's Medal

2017-08-19  Chair in the Economics of Social Policy​​ renewed

2017-08-10  International Finance 2nd Annual FNB Securities Trading Game

2017-05-18  Newsletter and open day video

2017-05-18  Stellenbosch Students at Western Cape postgraduate confer...

2017-03-30  Postgraduate Cloete medal shared

2017-03-24  Former student Monique Nsanzabaganwa receives honorary do...

2017-03-08  Prof Rachel Jafta honoured

2017-03-06  Rachel Theron wins first runner up at budget speech compe...

2017-03-03  Dr. Rashad Cassim: Unanswered questions in South African ...

2016-12-07  Competition Policy / Industrial Organization opportunities

2016-10-25  2016 Young Economist Competition

2016-10-06  Economics Honours students win Schroders awards

2016-09-05  'Competition policy can help reduce inequality'

2016-05-17  International Finance students compete in trading simulator

2016-04-12  Top students recognized

2016-03-08  Co-authors commemorate Prof Philip Black

2016-02-15  Our team for Econometric Game 2016

2015-12-10  December Newsletter

2015-12-10  Cooperation with Göttingen University delivers first Mast...

2015-11-25  Recent working papers

2015-10-26  Stan du Plessis: Tough choices need to be made

2015-10-20  Young Economist 2015 winners announced

2015-10-15  PhD scholarship available

2015-10-02  Orthofer on SA wealth and income

2015-09-30  Media Economics 2015

2015-09-29  Economics of collusion discussed at ERSA workshop

2015-09-18  Stellenbosch student wins Economic Society of SA (ESSA) p...

2015-08-31  Macro research team members at the 5th macro and monetary...

2015-08-11  LEAP members attend World Economic History Congress in Kyoto

2015-08-03  Recent working papers

2015-07-24  Department's research featured in University publication

2015-07-20  Graduate School scholarships for PhD study

2015-06-25  Department mourns death of Prof Black

2015-06-10  Post-doc in Macroeconomics joins Department

2015-06-04  Stellenbosch alumni ranked high by Financial Mail

2015-05-16  Staff members complete PhDs

2015-05-04  Stellenbosch participates in World Econometric Championship

2015-04-02  Stellenbosch hosts 2015 Postgraduate Conference

2015-04-01  Kuben Naidoo appointed as vice president of the South Afr...

2015-03-22  Best students celebrated at Molenvliet ceremony

2015-01-26  Post-Doctoral Fellowship: Macro-Finance

2014-12-11  Cobras player graduates with Honours degree in Economics

2014-11-17  Research project wins prestigious award

2014-10-23  Young Economist Competition 2014

2014-10-21  Stellenbosch student awarded ESSA prize for best PhD

2014-09-19  New Book by Prof Sampie Terreblanche

2013-10-07  Apply now for Honours and Master's degree studies

2014-07-24  Grade R may lead to further inequality, says ReSEP resear...

2014-07-08  Post-Doctoral research fellowship in Macro-Finance

2014-07-07  Funding available for PhDs in focus areas

2014-07-07  PhD scholarship in Macro-Finance

2014-07-04  Ian Stuart appointed as Research Associate

2014-06-27  Poverty of South Africa's children investigated

2014-06-19  Economics research featured in 2013 Research Report

2014-06-18  Servaas van der Berg appointed SU Distinguished Professor

2014-06-05  Stan du Plessis ranked 4th for Innovative Research by Fin...

2014-05-16  Interview with Servaas van der Berg

2014-05-07  'Inequality likely to stay'

2014-04-10  Andrew Donaldson: Should the South African government red...

2014-04-01  Research on markets and social policy feature in Stellenb...

2014-03-28  Michael Jordaan: 'Economics needs new theories that try t...

2014-03-25  Top student recognises effort of first-year lecturer

2014-03-18  Top economics students recognised

2014-02-18  Department appoints four new Research Associates

2014-01-27  Lant Pritchett visits Stellenbosch

2013-12-11  Prof Stan du Plessis appointed as Dean

2013-12-07  Prof. Basil Moore lost in the Groot Drakenstein mountains...

2013-10-28  Racial Inequality Declines to its Lowest Levels Yet

2013-10-28  Horizontalists and Verticalists: 25 years later

2013-10-16  Young Economist 2013 competition - winners announced

2013-10-10  Stellenbosch students win ESSA Founders' Medals

2013-10-10  Marisa Coetzee wins 2013 Middleton award

2013-10-07  Full-time PhD scholarships

2013-10-07  Stellenbosch well represented at ESSA2013 conference

2013-08-16  Stan du Plessis: State-contingent forward guidance could ...

2013-07-29  Stellenbosch Research Associate in New York Times debate

2013-06-14  Nic Spaull selected as an M&G top 200 young South African

2013-04-18  Prof Jafta new chair of Media24's board of directors

2013-03-20  Prof Sampie Terreblanche receives Honorary Doctorate from...

2013-03-19  Competition policy to the fore

2013-03-07  Economics lecturer nominated for G20 Youth Summit

2013-03-06  Francis Teal visits Stellenbosch

2013-03-06  Research associates boost collaboration

2013-03-06  Best Economics students receive awards

2013-02-27  Neil Rankin appointed as Associate Professor

2013-02-25  Daniel Rubinfeld visits Stellenbosch

2013-02-06  Rachel Jafta delivers inaugural lecture

2013-01-18  Rapid progress in education implausible say SU researchers

2012-12-17  Nico Katzke on proposed tax incentives for household savings

2012-11-14  Department appoints extraordinary professors

2012-10-25  Stan du Plessis at TEDx now on YouTube

2012-10-25  Winners of 2012 Young Economist of the Year announced

2012-10-11  Goals and conduct of monetary policy discussed in preside...

2012-10-08  Apply now for Honours and Master's degree studies in econ...

2012-09-28  Stellenbosch students win ESSA Founder's Medals

2012-09-25  Nic Spaull: Intervening after school is too late

2012-09-25  Prof Kuben Naidoo: Inequality is bad for growth

2012-09-17  National Research Foundation renews Chair in the Economic...

2012-07-18  World Economic History Congress 'huge success'

2012-07-09  Finance minister launches World Economic History Congress

2012-06-18  World Economic History Congress 2012 countdown

2012-04-16  Nic Spaull's work on the crisis in education featured in ...

2012-05-04  Prof Ndikumana to visit Stellenbosch

2012-04-19  Stellenbosch economists win ATKV debating championship

2012-04-18  Postgraduate conference held at Stellenbosch University

2012-03-23  Top performers receive awards

2012-03-20  Department to host Student Conference

2012-02-27  Stellenbosch undergraduate wins Nedbank/Old Mutual Budget...

2011-11-23  Stellenbosch sends three finalists to the 2011 Budget Spe...

2011-10-14  Economics professor wins Outstanding Alumnus award

2011-10-12  PhD student wins top prize

2011-09-27  Marisa Coetzee receives Schumann medal

2011-09-23  Three African Economic History research fellows appointed

2011-09-16  Prof van Zanden's first lecture to address South Africa's...

2011-09-16  On nationalisation: Prof du Plessis delivers ESSA preside...

2011-08-22  Prof Freytag to give first public lecture as honorary pro...

2011-03-30  Examining problems in poor schools

2011-03-10  Department rewards student achievers

2011-02-18  Stellenbosch professor president of ESSA

2011-02-03  A new way to view the South African economy

2010-11-15  Gold standard or political discipline?

2010-11-09  Young economists predict well...

2010-10-25  Seven per cent growth – what will it take?

2010-10-22  Two Economics students awarded prestigious Mandela Rhodes...

2010-10-15  Prof Servaas van der Berg’s findings on poor learner perf...

2010-09-21  Melissa van Rensburg wins Schumann medal

2010-09-20  Stellenbosch to host ESSA Conference in 2011

2010-05-20  Policy briefs to disseminate research

2010-03-26  Top students announced

2010-02-26  Stellenbosch student third in Budget Speech competition

2009-12-03  Stellenbosch has four postgraduate finalists in Budget Sp...

2009-10-15  Winners of Young Economist competition 2009 announced

2009-09-22  Bursaries now available

2009-09-01  The countdown to Stellenbosch 2012 begins

2009-08-17  Postgraduate applications now open

2009-07-14  IMF course offers new insights

2009-04-09  Stellenbosch to host Economics postgraduate student confe...

2009-03-25  Masters student to represent department at World Business...

2009-03-24  Top students honoured at postgraduate function

2009-03-09  Economics lecturers honoured

2009-02-20  Budget speech competition open for entries

2009-02-10  Claudia Keser Lecture

2009-02-04  Congratulations to our Budget Speech finalists

2009-01-26  Samuel Bowles to visit Stellenbosh

2009-01-15  Bursary opportunities from Genesis

2008-11-10  Stellenbosch wins 2012 bid!

2008-10-24  WEHC 2012 bid committee visit Stellenbosch

2008-10-20  Young Economist winners announced

2008-10-15  Honours student wins rector's Succeeding Against the Odds...

2008-10-06  Mboweni at Stellenbosch: 'No room for ideology in financi...

2008-09-29  Economic History workshop builds excitement

2008-09-17  Willem Boshoff graduates with distinction

2008-09-15  Tito Mboweni to visit Stellenbosch

2008-09-03  Rudolf Gouws to speak to first years on Friday

2008-08-27  Postgraduate funding opportunities now available

2008-07-31  New website launched

2008-07-28  Young Economist competition now open

2008-07-28  Harri receives Schumann medal


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