Seminars

Monday 11 September 2017 12:00-13:00
Dawie van Lill (Stellenbosch University)
Topic: "Balance Sheet Policies and Financial Stability"
Venue: CGW Schumann Building, Fifth floor, Room 505
 
Monday 18 September 2017 12:00-13:00
Chris Garbers (PhD student at Stellenbosch University)
Topic: "Flow specific capital controls for emerging markets"
Venue: CGW Schumann Building, Fifth floor, Room 505
 
Thursday 28 September 2017 13:00-14:00
Prof Liberty Mncubu (Honorary Professor, Department of Economics, Stellenbosch University and Chief Economist, South African Competition Commission)
Topic: "The extent of concentration in South Africa’s product markets"
Venue: CGW Schumann Building, Second floor, Room 207B
 
Thursday 05 October 2017 13:00-14:00
Thomas Fagart (Post-Doctoral Researcher, Department of Economics, Stellenbosch University)
Topic: "Collusion in Capacity Under Irreversible Investment"
Venue: CGW Schumann Building, Fifth floor, Room 505
 
Monday 09 October 2017 12:00-13:00
Mattia Bertazzini (London School of Economics)
Topic: "Cultivating the Fourth Shore: The Spatial Effect of Italian Farming in Colonial Libya, 1920-1942"
Venue: CGW Schumann Building, Fifth floor, Room 505
 
Monday 16 October 2017 12:00-13:00
[protected email address] (Bureau for Economic Research)
Topic: "The SA economic outlook in unusually uncertain times"
Venue: CGW Schumann Building, Fifth floor, Room 505
Download: lemboe_craig_october-2017.pdf (1.1 MB)
 
Wednesday 18 October 2017 12:00-13:00
Johnny Miller (Unequal Scenes)
Topic: "A curious view of inequality"
Venue: Van der Sterr building, Room 2121
 
Monday 23 October 2017 12:00-13:00
Hanjo Odendaal (Phd candidate (BER) and Data Scientist (Eighty20))
Topic: "Utilising big data and machine learning in macro-economic forecasting and analysis of economic sentiment"
Venue: CGW Schumann Building, Fifth floor, Room 505
 
Monday 30 October 2017 12:00-13:00
Prof. Jason Kerwin (University of Minnesota)
Topic: "The Impact of Teacher Effectiveness on Student Learning in Africa"
Venue: CGW Schumann Building, Fifth floor, Room 505
 
Wednesday 01 November 2017 12:00-13:00
Giuseppe Arbia (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore)
Topic: "Locational Errors and Missing Data in Spatial Microeconometric Modelling: Problems and Solutions"
Venue: CGW Schumann Building, Fifth floor, Room 505
 

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11 December 2017
In the domestic section we unpack the 2017Q3 GDP data from Statistics South Africa (Stats SA). In all, a strong performance in the primary sector, combined with a solid improvement in manufacturing, resulted in overall growth beating market expectations. We also discuss the first real data for 2017Q4 in the form of mining output figures for October....

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BER Weekly

11 December 2017
In the domestic section we unpack the 2017Q3 GDP data from Statistics South Africa (Stats SA). In all, a strong performance in the primary sector, combined with a solid improvement in manufacturing, resulted in overall growth beating market expectations. We also discuss the first real data for 2017Q4 in the form of mining output figures for October....

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