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Workshops

Training Workshop for Graduate Students: South African Economic History

20 Nov 2014 to 22 Nov 2014
Grahamstown
South African economic history is undergoing a mini-revolution. Assisted by the availability of large datasets and the use of the econometrician’s standard toolkit, economists have begun re-evaluating past hypotheses that had hereto been difficult to test. Moreover, the use of advanced econometrics...
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The Second Economic Theory Workshop “Economies with Asymmetric Information”

10 Nov 2014 to 11 Nov 2014
Hatfield Campus (University of Pretoria)
Keynote Speakers: Professor Wanda Mimra (ETH Zuerich, Switzerland) Professor Pierre Fleckinger (Sorbonne, France) The aim of this workshop is to expose SA-based economic theorists to concepts in information economics. Each participant is expected to either present his/her research or to act as a...
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Labour Economics

02 Oct 2014 to 03 Oct 2014
The Boathouse, Ballito
The Microeconomics, Labour and Inequality Group is pleased to announce the following events: Foundations of Labour Economics When: Thursday 2 nd October – Friday 3 rd October 2014 Where: Ballito, KwaZulu-Natal This event will be led by a number of locally-based presenters and aims to cover the core...
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First Economic Theory Workshop

26 Mar 2014 to 27 Mar 2014
Townhouse Hotel, Cape Town
Keynote Speaker: Professor Frank Riedel (University of Bielefeld, Germany) Aim: The workshop aims at bringing together SA-based economists who care about the theoretical foundations of their work (irrespective of the specific topics they are working on). The structure of the workshop offers the...
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Industrial Organisation

17 Mar 2014
STH, University of Johannesburg
Industrial organisation (IO) theory and empirical research provides the analytical framework for the regulation of competition (mergers, abuse of dominance, and cartels) and for the regulation of specific sectors characterised by dominant firms including energy, transport, water and...
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ERSA symposium and training workshop: Critical choices around universal health coverage

06 Feb 2014 to 07 Feb 2014
Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study
Symposium – 6 February 2014 In 2012 the South African government embarked on what is anticipated to be a 14-year implementation process for National Health Insurance (NHI) through the launch of a NHI pilot programme in ten districts. In anticipation of the further roll-out of NHI , Economic...
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First Annual Financial Economics Workshop: Financial Economics and the Nexus of Growth, Stability, and Efficiency

05 Dec 2013 to 06 Dec 2013
GSB (UCT), Cape Town
The recent financial crisis has challenged our understanding of the dynamics and interaction of financial intermediaries and financial markets. At the same time, South Africa has tremendous opportunities to foster sustainable growth through the deepening of our domestic financial market, enhanced...
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A Country of Migrants: Advances in South African Economic History

03 Dec 2013 to 05 Dec 2013
North West University, Potchefstroom
South Africa is a country of migrants. From the Bantu migration, the arrival of Dutch settlers in the seventeenth century and British settlers in the nineteenth century to the internal movement of black tribes after the Mfecane, the Great Trek of settler farmers, and the inflow of African workers...
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