The newly published 'Oxford Companion to the Economics of South Africa' was discussed in a seminar at the Sheraton Hotel starting 6 pm on Tuesday 11 August.
The core themes are highlighted by:
- Haroon Bhorat, Professor of Economics and Director of the Development Policy Research Unit, School of Economics, University of Cape Town
- Alan Hirsch, Director, Graduate School of Development Policy and Practice, University of Cape Town
- Ravi Kanbur, T.H. Lee Professor of World Affairs, International Professor of Applied Economics and Management, and Professor of Economics, Cornell University and UNU-WIDER board member
- Mthuli Ncube, Chief Economist and Vice President, Africa Development Bank Group & Professor, Graduate School of Business Administration, University of the
Guest speakers include contributing authors Professor Simon Roberts, Director, Centre for Competition Economics, and Dr Penelope Hawkings, Managing Director, FEASibility, and Ms Ethèl Teljeur, Partner, Genesis Analytics.
The seminar is organized in cooperation with the University of Cape Town Graduate School of Development Policy and Practice and Development Policy Research Unit, UNU-WIDER and Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies (TIPS) of South Africa.