Postgraduate Student Conference 2009

The University of Stellenbosch's Department of Economics is proud to host the annual Western Cape Economics Postgraduate Student Conference on the 15th of April 2009. During this conference, postgraduate students from the University of the Western Cape (UWC), the University of Cape Town (UCT) and the University of Stellenbosch (US) are given an opportunity to present their latest research to a wider audience. As usual, the topics are bound to generate interest, ranging from an analysis into the demand for cricket in South Africa, to the regulation of private provision of electricty from renewable energy sources.

Select the links to download the programme and poster for the Conference. Copies of the papers presented by author are listed below, and can be downloaded by selecting the appropriate link.

 

Titles of papers by author:

 

Julia Garlick: Pensions and power: Evidence from the South African Old Age Pension

Leon du Toit: Stabilisation policy and output volatility in emerging market economies

Garikai Nyaruwata: Addressing Over-Indebtedness in South Africa: What role should supply-side and demand-side interventions play?

Melissa van Rensburg: The demand for test match and one day international cricket in South Africa - An Economic Analysis

Justin Heyns: Exploring a Possible Regulatory Environment for the Private Production of Electricity from Renewable Sources in South Africa: Lessons from European Case Studies

Eldridge Moses: A Comparative Analysis of Conditions Faced by Non-Migrants and Migrants from Namakwa and the Karoo to the Western Cape

Jones Gondo: Financial Development and Economic Growth: Evidence from South Africa: 1970-1999

Hendrik van Broekhuizen: The Human Capital Theory and the Sorting Hypothesis: Explaining Labour market returns to education in South Africa

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