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Mr Jugal Mahabir

Lecturer and Director of the Public and Environmental Economics Research Centre (PEERC)
Name: Jugal Mahabir
Location: Office H Black 5 Bunting Road Campus
College of Business and Economics, PEERC Staff, School of Economics Academic Staff  Staff Members

Contact Details:
Tel: +27 (0)11 559 1235

Email: jmahabir@uj.ac.za

Curriculum Vitae Jugal Mahabir

About Mr Jugal Mahabir

I am currently teaching Modules with short description​ Economics 3D (Public Economics), National and Local Government Finance (Honours Public Economics), and Labour Economics (Honours). My fields of research include Fiscal Policy, Fiscal Decentralisation and Labour Economics.

Academic History

Master of Commerce in Economics (Coursework) – University of Johannesburg

Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) in Economics – University of Kwazulu-Natal
Bachelor of Arts (BA) with majors in Economics and Political Science – University of Kwazulu-Natal

Most Recent Publications

  • Mahabir, J. (2014). Quantifying Inefficient Expenditure in Local Government: A Free Disposable Hull Analysis of a Sample of South African Municipalities. South African Journal of Economics. 82 (4): 493-517.
  • Mahabir, J. (2012). The Process of Reviewing the Local Government Equitable Share Formula. Local Government Bulletin, 14(2): 15-16
  • Mahabir, J. (2012). Towards a New Local Government Equitable Share Formula: Progress in the Review Process. Local Government Bulletin, 14(4): 13-14
  • Maisonnave, H., Mahabir, J., Chitiga, M. & Mabugu, R. (2010). The Impact of the Global Financial Crisis on Sub-National Government – Lessons from the Free State Province in South Africa. Journal of Economic and Financial Sciences. (Forthcoming)