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Ilse Botha

Programme Manager: Masters and Doctoral Studies
Name: Ilse Botha
Location: A-535 Auckland Park Kingsway Campus
College of Business and Economics, Department of Accountancy Staff, Faculties, School of Accounting  Staff Members

Contact Details:
Tel: +27 (0)11 559 2056


About Prof Ilse Botha


  • DCom (Economics), 2004
  • MCom (Economics), 2000 Cum Laude
  • BCom hons (Econometrics), 2001 Cum Laude
  • BCom hons (Economics), 1997
  • BA (Humanities), 1996

Broader Fields of Academic Interests and Specialisations

  • Applied econometric model building
  • Time series analysis
  • Business statistics
  • Sovereign credit ratings
  • Forecasting
  • Business cycle analysis

Publications and Projects Membership

  • Member of the South African Economic Society (ESSA), SA
  • Member of the International Institute of Forecasters (IIF), USA


  • Economic modelling
  • Social Indicator research
  • International Journal of Finance and economics
  • South African Journal of Economic and Management Sciences
  • Journal of Economic and Financial Sciences
  • South African Journal of Economics
  • Acta Comercii (2012-

Current Collaborations

  • Prof A Saayman – NWU, South Africa
  • European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management