The objective of this virtual seminar is to bring together South African and international researchers working on questions related to Industrial Economics and Digital Transformation, exchange ideas and provide feedback in order to expand research capacity and feed into research-driven policy making on the African continent.
The seminar takes place on Wednesdays at 14:00 (South African time) via Zoom. Meeting code will be distributed per email before each seminar. Register here to receive seminar annoucements.
If you are interested in presenting your research, please, contact Lukasz Grzybowski: lukasz.grzybowski [at] uct.ac.za
May 20: Wawa Nkosi (University of Stellenbosch), "Cartels and cartel enforcement in South Africa"
May 27: Roan Minnie (University of Stellenbosch), "Lecture on bargaining models / vertical mergers"
June 3: Onkokame Mothobi (University of Botswana): “Mobile phones and financial inclusion in Sub-Saharan Africa”
June 10: Alison Gillwald (Research ICT Africa): "New Digital Deal For South Africa: Addressing digital inequality for post COVID-19 economic and social reconstruction"
June 17: Georges Vivien Houngbonon (International Finance Corporation, World Bank Group): "Access to Electricity and Digital Connectivity: Evidence from
Mobile Phone Metadata"
June 24: TBA
April 15: Lukasz Grzybowski (UCT) “Impact of Roaming Regulation on Revenues and Prices of Mobile Operators in the EU”, joint with Angela Munoz
April 29: Daniela Bove (Competition Commission), “Smart Regulation in the Digital Ecosystem: A South Africa fit for the Digital Age”
May 6: Willem Boshoff (University of Stellenbosch), "Excessive pricing during Covid-19"
May 13: Prince Changole (University of Stellenbosch), "Merger enforcement in South Africa"