Seminars

Monday 07 May 2018 12:00-13:00
Igor Martins (Doctoral student at the Department of Economic History at Lund University)
Topic: "Expropriation with compensation: The 1834 slave emancipation and intergenerational outcomes"
Venue: CGW Schumann Building, Fifth floor, Room 505
 
Monday 14 May 2018 12:00-13:00
Charlotte van Tiddens (Prescient Securities), [protected email address] (Stellenbosch University and Prescient Securities)
Topic: "The impact of migration: looking for alpha in stocks entering and exiting the top 40 index in South Africa"
Venue: CGW Schumann Building, Fifth floor, Room 505
 
Friday 27 July 2018 12:00-13:00
Prof Roy Bahl (Regents Professor Emeritus, Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, Georgia State University)
Topic: "Intergovernmental finance in China and the BRICS agenda "
Venue: CGW Schumann Building, Fifth floor, Room 505
RSVP to Ada Jansen (ada@sun.ac.za) by 25 July 2018
 
Monday 30 July 2018 12:00-13:00
Prof Stephan Krygsman (Department of Logistics, Stellenbosch University)
Topic: "Funding Roads in South Africa: Applying the User Pay Principle and other Lies"
Venue: CGW Schumann Building, Fifth floor, Room 505
 
Monday 13 August 2018 12:00-13:00
Dr Nimrod Zalk (Industrial Development Policy and Strategy Advisor at the South African Department of Trade and Industry (DTI))
Topic: "The Things We Lost in the Fire: The Political Economy of Post-Apartheid Restructuring of the SA Steel and Engineering Sectors"
Venue: CGW Schumann Building, Fifth floor, Room 505
 
Tuesday 14 August 2018 13:00-14:00
Marek Hanusch (Senior economist at the World Bank)
Topic: "An Incomplete Transition: Overcoming the Legacy of Exclusion in South Africa"
Venue: CGW Schumann Building, Fifth floor, Room 505
 
Monday 20 August 2018 12:00-13:00
Prof. Ilse Botha (University of Johannesburg)
Topic: "Exchange rate forecasting for BRICS: The role of fundamental predictors"
Venue: CGW Schumann Building, Fifth floor, Room 505
 

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BER Weekly

13 August 2018
It was a quiet week on the domestic data front, with only manufacturing production for June released. However, there were significant moves on domestic financial markets in the holiday-shortened week, with the rand exchange rate under significant pressure. Increased geopolitical tension and a general risk-off trading environment weighed on emerging...

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BER Weekly

13 August 2018
It was a quiet week on the domestic data front, with only manufacturing production for June released. However, there were significant moves on domestic financial markets in the holiday-shortened week, with the rand exchange rate under significant pressure. Increased geopolitical tension and a general risk-off trading environment weighed on emerging...

Read the full issue