Graduate School of Economic & Management Sciences
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Current PhDs

​2014 Cohort​​​​​

Elina Amadhila
Home Country: Namibia
Project Title: ACCESS TO FINANCE FOR AGRICULTURAL SMALL AND MEDIUM-SCALE ENTERPRISES: A NAMIBIAN CASE STUDY 
Department: University of Stellenbosch Bussiness School​

Emmanuel Fungo
Home Country: Tanzania
Project Title: Improving Road Infrastructure for Efficient Utilisation of Local Agricultural Resources: Case Study of Morogoro, Tanzania
Department: Logistics and Transport Economics

Qiaowen Zhang
Home Country: China
Project Title: Research on institutional investors participating in corporate governance:Evidence from South Africa and China
Department: Bussiness Management

Anderson Gondwe
Home Country: Malawi
Project Title: Education production functions, poverty and inequality in Malawi
Department: Economics

Christie Swanepoel
Home Country: South Africa
Project Title: The Credit Market at the Cape Colony, 1673–1834: Evidence from Probate Inventories
Department: Economics

Nwabisa Makaluza
Home Country: South Africa
Project Title: INDIVIDUAL AND HOUSEHOLD RESPONSES TO HIGH SOUTH AFRICAN UNEMPLOYMENT: A MICRO-ECONOMETRIC ANALYSIS
Department: Economics

​Justin Van Dijk
Home Country: Netherlands
Project Title: STIMULATING VOLUNTARY TRAVEL BEHAVIOUR CHANGES USING GPS-ENABLED SMARTPHONES IN A DEVELOPING COUNTRY: A SPATIALTEMPORAL PERSPECTIVE
Department: Logistics and Transport Economics

Hlokoma Manqalaza
Home Country: South Africa
Project Title: THE SUSTAINABILITY OF ORGANISATIONAL PROXIMITY IN THE CONTEXT OF RURAL SYSTEMS OF INNOVATION IN SOUTH AFRICA: THE CASE STUDY OF MARLOW AGRICULTURAL SCHOOL
Department: School of Public Leadership

Anna Kangombe
Home Country: South Africa
Project Title: INNOVATION CAPABILITY AND ADOPTION OF INNOVATION IN NAMIBIA'S ROAD FREIGHT TRANSPORT INDUSTRY
Department: School of Public Leadership

​2015 Cohort​​​​​

Anna Orthofer
Home Country: Austria
Project Title: Household saving and wealth in South Africa.
Department: Economics

Mike Nyawo
Home Country: Zimbabwe
Project Title: Micro-price adjustment to the multicurrency system in Zimbabwe.
Department: Economics

Nicola Van der Westhuizen
Home Country: RSA
Project Title: Antecedents of variance in job performance amongst public school teachers in South Africa: an exploratory study.
Department: Industrial Psychology

Izel Vortser
Home Country: RSA
Project Title: The use of structural elements in music to evoke emotional responses towards advertisements.
Department: Business Management

Abel Gwaindepi
Home Country: Zimbabwe
Project Title: State building in the colonial era: An investigation of the revenue and expenditure patterns of the Cape Colony, 1820-1910.
Department: Economics

Chris Garbers
Home Country: RSA
Project Title: Essays on the Credit Cycle
Department: Economics

Wihan Lategan
Home Country: RSA
Project Title: Towards a model of status consumption among black middle class South Africans. 
Department: Business Management

Laurie Binge 
Home Country: RSA
Project Title: Real Alternative Assets: The South African Real Estate and Art Markets.
Department: Economics

Ben Higgins
Home Country: UK
Project Title: Towards Sustainable Urban Futures: The Potential of Foresight in Governance to Improve Sustainable Urban Development Outcomes in South Africa.
Department: School for Public Leadership

Cuthbert Muza
Home Country: Zimbabwe
Project Title: An assessment of the impact of Environmental Management Accounting in Zimbabwe’s extractive industries.
Department: School for Public Leadership

Kholekile Malindi
Home Country: RSA
Project Title: Labour market productivity and inequality of labour market outcomes in developing country: the South African case.
Department: Economics

​2016 Cohort​​​​​

Martina Mchenga
Home Country: Malawi
Project Title: Pending until​ proposal approval 
Department: Economics

Chengetai Dare
Home Country: Zimbabwe
Project Title: Pending until final proposal approval.
Department: Economics

Noe Careme Fouotsa Manfouo
Home Country: Cameroon
Project Title: Pending until proposal approval 
Department: Logistics (Operations Research)

Jacques Pienaar
Home Country: RSA
Project Title: Pending until proposal appr​oval 
Department: Industrial Psychology

Tawanda Chingoza
Home Country: Zimbabwe
Project Title: Pending until proposal approval 
Department: Economics

Ines Tiekwe Mbonda
Home Country: Cameroon
Project Title: Pending untill proposal approval 
Department: Statistics and Actuarial Science

Calumet Links
Home Country: RSA
Project Title: Pending until proposal approval 
Department: Economics

Benjamin Batinge
Home Country: Ghana
Project Title: Pending until proposal approval
Department: School of Public Leadership

Farai Nyika
Home Country: Zimbabwe
Project Title: Pending untill proposal approval
Department: Economics

Jude Mugarura
Home Country: Uganda
Project Title: Pending untill proposal approval
Department: School of Public Leadership