Skip Navigation LinksNewsandEvents News and Events


News and Events



NEWS

South Africa's budget: first steps towards a recovery, but at what cost?

February 21, 2018 6.00pm SAST

The 2018 Budget, presented by Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba in Parliament, lays out the painful consequences of the country’s public finances for South Africans.

Read full article by Sean Muller here

file-20180221-132680-hysur8.jpg

South African Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba is trying to spearhead a more stable economic landscape. Reuters/Mike Hutchings


Free higher education in South Africa: cutting through the lies and statistics

Public discussion about higher education funding in South Africa has been beset by numerous fictions and misunderstandings since the Fees Must Fall movement emerged in 2015. These have been compounded by the political opportunism of President Jacob Zuma and his advisors.

Read full article by Sean Muller here . 


file-20180122-46251-1j5aock.jpg

The fight for free university education in South Africa is entering its fourth year. Reuters/Siphiwe Sibeko



EVENTS

Events

18 – 20 March, 2018
CSAE Conference 2018: Economic Development in Africa
http://www.csae.ox.ac.uk/conference-2018/csae-conference-2018-economic-development-in-africa

 
21 March - April, 2018
Visits to Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research
https://www.liser.lu/?type=module&id=53

 

Upcoming Events
7 -  10 May, 2018
Course at CEEPA, University of Pretoria, South Africa
https://sites.google.com/view/ceepa-phd-training-may-2018/home

20 June, 2018
End of July 2018
Choice Modelling - QBUS3840, University of Australia
https://sydney.edu.au/courses/units-of-study/2018/qbus/qbus3840.html
 

23 June, 2018
WCERE Pre-conference Workshop for women in Environmental Economics

 

25 June, 2018
WCERE 2018 - 6th World Congress of Environmental and Resources Economists

 

 

 


INTERVIEWS