The Department of Economics at Stellenbosch University invites you to an online celebration to commemorate the Department’s centenary.
The online event, scheduled for 9 October from 13:30 to 16:00, will include a panel discussion with South Africa’s Minister of Finance (and Honorary Professor), Mr Tito Mboweni, about the future of the South African economy. The event will conclude with a talk by 2019 Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee, Professor of Economics at MIT, on ‘Good Economics in Hard Times’.
The event is free but requires pre-registration.
13:30 Welcoming (Prof Stan du Plessis); The Department: Past and present (Prof Andrie Schoombee); The Department: The future (Prof Ada Jansen)
14:00-15:00 The South African economy (Mr Tito Mboweni, Prof Rachel Jafta, Prof Haroon Borat, Mr Sizwe Nxedlana, with Prof Nicola Theron as moderator)
15:00-16:00 Good Economics for hard times (Prof Abhijit Banerjee)
- The Stellenbosch University Department of Economics is one of the oldest on the African continent. Visit the Department's centenary website at www.econcentenary.com for more information about its policy-relevant research and future plans.
- To register for the webinar, click here.