Should we care about deindustrialisation? Reply

Tregenna inaugural imageProf Derick Blaauw attended the Professorial Inauguration of Prof Fiona Tregenna of the Department of Economics and Econometrics at the University of Johannesburg on the 20th of May. Prof Tregenna’s lecture was entitled: “Should we care about deindustrialisation?” Prof Tregenna’s address focussed on the complexities of deindustrialisation and on some of the aspects she views as important when evaluating the likely effects of deindustrialisation on growth. Prof Tregenna is one of only a few economists in South Africa that have ever been awarded a B-rating from the NRF. Her primary area of research is structural and sectorial changes of economies, with a special focus on deindustrialisation.

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