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Dr Mdu Biyase

Senior Lecturer
Name: Dr Mduduzi Eligius Biyase
Location: D Ring 240 Auckland Park Kingsway Campus
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Contact Details:
Tel: +27 (0)11 559 4482

Email: mbiyase@uj.ac.za

Curriculum Vitae Dr Mduduzi Eligius Biyase

About Dr Mduduzi Eligius Biyase

I specialise in the field of development economics: exploring the remittances behaviour, poverty, unemployment and inequality in South Africa and have published widely on research relating to remittance behaviour, poverty and economic growth.

Several of my papers have been presented by me at conferences in various countries – USA, Australia, Senegal (Dakar) and UK, Dubai. I supervise masters and PhD students in the field of Development Economics.

Academic History

PhD in Economics, University of Johannesburg 2018.

Awards

2013 Recipient of the Research Grant from the University of Johannesburg (R60 000)
2011 Recipient of the Research Grant from the University of Johannesburg (R84 000)
2009 Recipient of the Research Grant from the University of Johannesburg (R30 000)
2008 Recipient of the Research Grant from the University of Johannesburg (R52 000)
2000 National Research Foundation (for Honours study)
1997 Certificate of Merit for outstanding performance in Economics at University of Natal

Most Recent Publications

  • Biyase, M and Kirsten, F. (2020) “Education and economic growth in Cape and Natal colonies: learning from history, Journal of Developing Areas, Volume 54, Issue 1: 106-120
  • M Biyase, T Zwane, M Maleka, A Maluleka (2020), Technical Efficiency and Economic Growth in the SADC Region: Economia Internazionale/International Economics 73 (2), 307-324
  • Biyase, M. and Zwane, T. (2019) “Assets and Poverty Alleviation in South Africa: Evidence from the National Income Dynamics Study”, Journal of Economic Cooperation and Development, Volume 40, issue no1, 55-78
  • Bonga-Bonga, L and Biyase M, (2019) “The impact of the Chinese textile imports on employment and value added in the textile industry of the South African economy” Global Economy Journal, volume 19, issue no 02, 1-13
  • Biyase, M and Maleka, R. (2019) “Life Expectancy and Economic Growth: Evidence from the Southern African Development Community”, Economia Internazionale/International Economics, Volume 72, Issue no 3, 351-366