Seminars

Monday 11 February 2019 12:00-13:00
David Ellerman (Fellow at Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study, Visiting scholar University of California at Riverside and University of Ljubljana, Slovenia)
Topic: "On property theory"
Venue: CGW Schumann Building, Fifth floor, Room 505
Download: ellerman.pdf (282 KB)
 
Monday 18 February 2019 12:00-13:00
Igor Martins (Lund University)
Topic: "Expropriation with partial compensation: Slaveholders' reparations and intergenerational outcomes"
Venue: CGW Schumann Building, Fifth floor, Room 505
 
Monday 25 February 2019 12:00-13:00
Jacob Ricker-gilbert (Purdue University)
Topic: "Incomplete information and product quality in rural markets: Evidence from an experimental auction for maize in Senegal"
Venue: CGW Schumann Building, Fifth floor, Room 505
Please find attached the paper of the presentation
Download: prieto-ricker-gilbert-and-bauche.pdf (343 KB)
 
Monday 04 March 2019 12:00-13:00
Pieter Laubscher (Independent Economist)
Topic: "A narrative of South Africa’s modern business cycle, with special reference to its contemporary features and structural links"
Venue: CGW Schumann Building, Fifth floor, Room 505
 
Thursday 07 March 2019 13:00-14:00
Prof Jan F. Kiviet (Professor of Econometrics, Amsterdam School of Economics, University of Amsterdam)
Topic: "Testing the impossible: identifying exclusion restrictions"
Venue: CGW Schumann Building, Fifth floor, Room 505
Download: kiviet-2018.pdf (423 KB)
 
Monday 11 March 2019 12:00-13:00
Harold Ngalawa (UKZN)
Topic: "Inflation-Output Trade-Off in South Africa: Is the Phillips Curve Symmetric?"
Venue: CGW Schumann Building, Fifth floor, Room 505
 
Monday 18 March 2019 12:00-13:00
Jorge Agüero (University of Connecticut)
Topic: "Human Capital, Internal Migration and Structural Transformation in Africa"
Venue: CGW Schumann Building, Fifth floor, Room 505
 
Monday 01 April 2019 12:00-13:00
Thabang Molise (PhD student in Economics at Stellenbosch University)
Topic: "The effectiveness of counter-cyclical loan-to-value regulations: generic versus sector-specific rules"
Venue: CGW Schumann Building, Fifth floor, Room 505
 

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BER Weekly

18 March 2019
Domestic economic data released last week indicates that growth momentum remained poor at the start of the year. In the domestic section, we discuss the latest reading for the RMB/BER Business Confidence Index (BCI), along with mining and manufacturing output for January. On the international front, we briefly discuss the latest Brexit developments,...

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BER Weekly

18 March 2019
Domestic economic data released last week indicates that growth momentum remained poor at the start of the year. In the domestic section, we discuss the latest reading for the RMB/BER Business Confidence Index (BCI), along with mining and manufacturing output for January. On the international front, we briefly discuss the latest Brexit developments,...

Read the full issue