Seminars

Monday 29 April 2019 12:00-13:00
Brian Arthur (Santa Fe Institute)
Topic: "Complexity Economics: A Different Framework for Economic Thought"
Venue: CGW Schumann Building, Fifth floor, Room 505
Download: arthur-2019.pdf (182 KB)
 
Monday 13 May 2019 12:00-13:00
[protected email address] (Stellenbosch University), [protected email address] (Stellenbosch University)
Topic: "A Structural Decomposition of the South African Business Cycle"
Venue: CGW Schumann Building, Fifth floor, Room 505
Download: hollander-and-van-lill-2018.pdf (2.1 MB), hollander-and-van-lill-2018---sl.pdf (1.2 MB)
 
Friday 07 June 2019 12:00-13:00
Anke Hoeffler (University of Konstanz)
Topic: "Estimating the Costs of Violence: Methodological Choices and Data Availability"
Venue: Van der Sterr building, Room 2058 (please use Entrance 3)
Download: hoeffler-2019.pptx (2.0 MB)
 
Friday 12 July 2019 14:00-15:00
Dr Nara Monkam (Director of Research at the African Tax Administration Forum)
Topic: "Maximising domestic resource mobilisation in Africa: The Untapped potential of property taxes"
Venue: Van der Sterr building, Room 2118 (please use Entrance 1 directly opposite the Schumann Building)
 
Monday 29 July 2019 12:00-13:00
Eric Green (Lund University)
Topic: "Factor endowments, institutions and social contracts: A revision of the political-economy of the Cape Colony"
Venue: CGW Schumann Building, Fifth floor, Room 505
 
Monday 05 August 2019 12:00-13:00
Nico Katzke (Prescient Securities and Stellenbosch University)
Topic: "The Concentration Conundrum: Fixing our local index concentration issues"
Venue: CGW Schumann Building, Fifth floor, Room 505
 
Monday 12 August 2019 12:00-13:00
Prof Alexander Zimper (University of Pretoria)
Topic: "Belief aggregation for heterogeneous agents"
Venue: CGW Schumann Building, Fifth floor, Room 505
 
Monday 19 August 2019 12:00-13:00
Rossouw van Jaarsveld (PhD student in Economics at the Department of Economics, Stellenbosch University)
Topic: "Don't trust the dummy: The effects of non-stationarity on dummy variable coefficients"
Venue: CGW Schumann Building, Fifth floor, Room 505
 
Monday 26 August 2019 12:00-13:00
Greg Farrell (University of Witwatersrand)
Topic: "Financial stability and Growth-at-risk"
Venue: CGW Schumann Building, Fifth floor, Room 505
 

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29 July 2019
Domestic financial markets were dominated by the reaction of credit rating agencies to Finance Minister Tito Mboweni's announcement that Eskom will receive an additional R59 billion (bn) bailout. This will be spread over the 2019/20 (R26bn) and 2020/21 (R33bn) fiscal years. Combined with the R23bn per annum committed to Eskom in the February budget,...

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BER Weekly

29 July 2019
Domestic financial markets were dominated by the reaction of credit rating agencies to Finance Minister Tito Mboweni's announcement that Eskom will receive an additional R59 billion (bn) bailout. This will be spread over the 2019/20 (R26bn) and 2020/21 (R33bn) fiscal years. Combined with the R23bn per annum committed to Eskom in the February budget,...

Read the full issue