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PROFESSOR HUGO NEL

 

BCom, HEd (UOFS), DCom (UPE, now NMU)

PROFESSOR & HEAD OF DEPARTMENT

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS:

  • Macroeconomics
  • Monetary Economics
  • Monetary Policy and Interest Rates
  • Financial Economics
  • Financial Markets

Room E3

h.nel@ru.ac.za

 

 

PROFESSOR GAVIN FRASER

 

MCom (Rhodes), PhD (Stell)

PROFESSOR

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS:

  • Environmental and Resource Economics
  • Agricultural Economics
  • Institutional Economics
  • Sports Economics

Room E1

g.fraser@ru.ac.za

 

 

PROFESSOR JEN SNOWBALL

 

PhD (Rhodes)

PROFESSOR

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS:

  • Cultural Economics
  • Economic Growth and Technology
  • Environmental Economics
  • Contingent Valuation and Economic Impact Studies

Room E5

j.snowball@ru.ac.za

 

 

PROFESSOR GEOFFREY ANTROBUS

MSc Agric (Natal), PhD (Rhodes)

PROFESSOR EMERITUS

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS:

  • Environmental Economics
  • Agricultural Economics
  • Farm Labour
  • Economic Impact of the Arts

Room E8

g.antrobus@ru.ac.za

  

 

PROFESSOR GAVIN KEETON

PhD (Rhodes)

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR 

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS:

  • The South African Economy and its Economic History
  • Global Macroeconomic Trends
  • South Africa’s Economic Policy Alternatives
  • Mining
  • Commodity Markets

Room E21

g.keeton@ru.ac.za

  

 

PROFESSOR TSITSI EFFIE MUTAMBARA

PhD (Rhodes)

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS:

  • Regional Economic Integration within the Southern African Region
  • Trade and Industrial Policy
  • Intra-Africa Trade
  • North-South versus South-South Trade Linkages
  • Infrastructure Development for Industrial Development

Room E25

t.e.mutambara@ru.ac.za

  

 

DR DOREEN BEKKER


DCom (UNISA)

SENIOR LECTURER

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS:

  • Environmental Economics – especially water issues
  • International Trade, especially WTO issues eg. Antidumping and Environmental negotiations and agreements
  • The Chinese Economy

Room E17

doreen.bekker@ru.ac.za

  

 

MS NICOLETTE CATTANEO

MSc (Rhodes)

SENIOR LECTURER

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS:

  • Regional Economic Integration in Southern Africa
  • Labour Market Adjustment to Trade Liberalisation
  • Trade and Poverty
  • Trade Policy in a Developing Country Context

Room E7

n.cattaneo@ru.ac.za

  

 

MR DAVID FRYER

MSc (Natal, Pietermaritzburg)

SENIOR LECTURER

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS:

  • Labour Economics
  • The Economics of Poverty and Inequality
  • Informational Economics
  • Comparative Economic Systems
  • The Economics of Education
  • Economic Methodology

Room E4

d.fryer@ru.ac.za

  

 

MR ROB STUART

BCom (Honours) Rhodes, MSc (Glasgow), AIBS

SENIOR LECTURER

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS:

  • Monetary Economics and Financial Markets
  • Currency and Foreign Exchange Markets
  • Monetary Policy Transmission
  • Banking Sector
  • Credit
  • Interest Rates

Room E22

r.stuart@ru.ac.za

  

 

MR FERDI BOTHA

MCom(Applied Econometrics)(UFS)

SENIOR LECTURER

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS:

  • Economics of Happiness
  • Behavioural Economics
  • Micro- and Macroeconometrics
  • Economic Sociology

Room E24

f.botha@ru.ac.za

  

 

MS JAMELA HOVENI

MCom (Financial Markets) Rhodes

LECTURER

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS:

  • The Economy and Gender
  • Trade and Gender
  • Labour markets and Economic policy
  • Financial Markets and Investments

 Room E14

j.hoveni@ru.ac.za

 

 

DR JUNIOURS MARIRE

PhD (Econs) (Rhodes)

SENIOR LECTURER

 

Research Interests:

  • Institutional economics
  • Public economics
  • Land economics
  • Environmental and natural resource economics
  • Development economics

Room E23

j.marire@ru.ac.za

  

 

MS SANDIE PHAKATHI

MSc:  Agricultural Economics (UKZN - Pietermaritzburg)

LECTURER

 

Research Interests:

  • Economics of water use
  • Agricultural Development
  • Institutional Economics
  • Environmental Economics

Room E16

s.phakathi@ru.ac.za

  

 

MR MUSA NXELE

M.Res (Paris-Sorbonne), M.Com (UCT)

LECTURER

 

Research Interests:

  • Economic impact of mining
  • The economics of poverty and inequality
  • Government-business relations in SA
  • Industrialisation

Room E13

m.nxele@ru.ac.za

https://www.linkedin.com/in/musanxele/

  

 

MR DELON TARENTAAL

BCom (Hons) Rhodes

LECTURER

 

Research Interests:

  • eSports and Virtual Markets
  • Sports Economics
  • Arbitrage Theorem
  • Game Theory
  • Mathematical Economics and Applied Mathematics
  • Portfolio Theory
  • Forex Markets
  • Econometric Modelling

Room E12

d.tarentaal@ru.ac.za

  

 

MR MALIVIWE BATA

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BCom (Hons) Rhodes

LECTURER

 

Research Interests:

  • Monetary and Macroeconomics
  • Financial Economics
  • Asset Management
  • Financial Markets
  • Foreign Exchange Markets

Room E18

j.bata@ru.ac.za

  

 

MRS CHANTELLE VAN EYSSEN

OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR

Economics III and Postgraduate Secretary

Room E2

c.vaneyssen@ru.ac.za

  

 

MR ZOLANI TSHOBO

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ECONOMICS I and II SECRETARY

Room E2B

z.tshobo@ru.ac.za 

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