Last week staff and post-graduate students of the School attended the Biennial Conference of the Economic Society of South Africa at Rhodes University in Grahamstown. They had a great time networking with other academics and listening to the latest research.
In total 11 papers were presented:
Sandra Makumbirofa and Andrea Saayman, Willingness to pay for common pool resources: A comparison between Ponta do Oura and Portofino.
Nik Theodore, Derick Blaauw, Anmar Pretorius and Rinie Schenck, The socioeconomic integration of migrant and native-born day labourers in Tshwane, South Africa.
Michelle Monique Meixieira Groenewald, Carike Claassen and Derick Blaauw, A cross country analysis of the relationship between ethnic tolerance and trust, and economic freedom.
Clive Coetzee and Ewert Kleynhans, Modelling Municipal Financial Conditions in KwaZulu-Natal – South Africa.
David Dyason, Spatial Development Implication of a University Campus: The Case of Potchefstroom.
Anmar Pretorius, Ewert Kleynhans and Reghard van Niekerk, The determinants of concentration in the South African manufacturing industry.
Emmanuel Orkoh, Derick Blaauw and Carike Claassen, Differential effects of wage on intra-household time allocation in Ghana.
Mosima Ngwenya, Skills-related underemployment and unemployment in South Africa’s informal economy: A case study of the Potchefstroom area.
Caro Janse van Rensburg, Carike Claassen and Alicia Fourie, The relationship between marital status and income disparities in South Africa.
David Dyason, A University Campus in a Small City: Discovering which Sectors Benefit.
Lorainne Ferreira and Ermie Steenkamp, Identifying regional trade potential between selected countries in the Tripartite Free Trade Area.