Seminars

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 14 October 2019 12:00-13:00
Prof Ruthira Naraidoo (University of Pretoria)
Topic: "Unemployment, Commodity Market and Monetary Policy"
Venue: CGW Schumann Building, Fifth floor, Room 505
 
Tuesday 15 October 2019 12:00-13:00
Prof Jeffrey Bergstrand (University of Notre Dame, USA)
Topic: "The Gains from International Trade with Increasing Marginal Costs"
Venue: CGW Schumann Building, Fifth floor, Room 505
Download: bergstrand-et-al-2019.pdf (1.0 MB), bergstrand-et-al-2019---slide-pr.pdf (914 KB)
 
Monday 04 November 2019 12:00-13:00
Dr Michael Rose (Senior Research Fellow, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition)
Topic: "Discussants (Theme: The importance of informal collaboration in economics)"
Venue: CGW Schumann Building, Fifth floor, Room 505
 
Monday 10 February 2020 12:00-13:00
Dr. Taojun Xie (Research fellow at the Sim Kee Boon Institute for Financial Economics, Singapore Management University)
Topic: "Central Bank Digital Currency and Implications for Open Economies"
Venue: CGW Schumann Building, Fifth floor, Room 505
 
Monday 17 February 2020 12:00-13:00
Prof Avni Shah (Assistant Professor of Marketing, Department of Management, University of Toronto Scarborough, Research Fellow of the Behavioural Economics in Action Research Cluster)
Topic: "Can Making Family Salient Increase Financial Savings? Quantifying Heterogeneous Treatment Effects in Voluntary Retirement Contributions Using a Field Experiment in Mexico"
Venue: CGW Schumann Building, Fifth floor, Room 505
 
Monday 24 February 2020 12:00-13:00
Co-Pierre Georg (UCT and the Deutsche Bundesbank)
Topic: "Similar Investors"
Venue: CGW Schumann Building, Fifth floor, Room 505
 
Monday 02 March 2020 12:00-13:00
Prof Kenneth Leonard (University of Maryland)
Topic: "Social Learning in Health Seeking Behaviour: Evidence from rural Tanzania"
Venue: CGW Schumann Building, Fifth floor, Room 505
 
Monday 09 March 2020 12:00-13:00
Elie Murard (Research associate at the Institute of Labour Economics and Postdoc at LEAP)
Topic: "Mass Refugee Inflow and Long-run Prosperity: Lessons from the Greek Population Resettlement"
Venue: CGW Schumann Building, Fifth floor, Room 505
 

Earlier Seminars...

Login

(for staff & registered students)



Need a password?
Forgot your password?

Upcoming Seminars

No seminars are currently listed. Please check back soon.
 
More...

BER Weekly

6 July 2020
The main domestic data event over the past week was the release of the 2020Q1 GDP figures. Although not as poor as feared, the data still highlighted just how weak the SA economy was even before the unprecedented COVID-19 crisis hit with full force in 2020Q2. In other domestic news, a heated debate is raging about the fiscal consolidation outlined in...

Read the full issue
 

Upcoming Seminars

No seminars are currently listed. Please check back soon.
 
More...

BER Weekly

6 July 2020
The main domestic data event over the past week was the release of the 2020Q1 GDP figures. Although not as poor as feared, the data still highlighted just how weak the SA economy was even before the unprecedented COVID-19 crisis hit with full force in 2020Q2. In other domestic news, a heated debate is raging about the fiscal consolidation outlined in...

Read the full issue