ESSA Biennial Conference and AGM


Online schedule

 


ESSA Biennial Conference

Date Time Session
14 Sep 2021   08:45 - 09:00 Opening and word of welcome: Prof Jannie Rossouw

Jannie Rossouw

Le Roux Burrows
14 Sep 2021   09:00 - 10:00 Panel discussion: Challenges and opportunities for South African business enterprises

Jannie Rossouw

Tommie van Zyl

Izak Smit

Nhlanhla Nene
14 Sep 2021   10:05 - 10:10 Refreshment break
14 Sep 2021   10:15 - 10:35 Structural transformation with Beneficiation

Thamsanqa Nhlapo
14 Sep 2021   10:35 - 10:55 Job loss and mental health: Evidence from the COVID-19 lockdown in South Africa

Dori Posel
14 Sep 2021   10:55 - 11:15 Covid-19 and gender inequality in the South African labour market: Evidence from a five-wave longitudinal survey

Daniela Casale
14 Sep 2021   11:35 - 11:40 Refreshment break
14 Sep 2021   11:45 - 12:05 Social Distancing in Macroeconomic Models

Yoseph Getachew
14 Sep 2021   12:05 - 12:25 A New Vision Towards Industrialization in South Africa

Jaco Mostert
14 Sep 2021   12:25 - 12:45 Mental Health, COVID19 Vaccine Distrust and Vaccine Hesitancy in South Africa

Uma Kollamparambil
14 Sep 2021   12:45 - 13:05 The ‘lost’ decade in South Africa’s labour market – what went wrong during the 2010s?

Charles Adams
14 Sep 2021   13:25 - 13:45 Bank Competition and Its Determinants in Southern Africa: Evidence from the CMA Banking System

Liteboho R. Thene
14 Sep 2021   13:05 - 13:20 Lunch break
14 Sep 2021   13:45 - 14:05 African economies post covid-19: quo vadis? Acceleration towards inclusive and sustainable development: the new structural economic approach

Leseko Makhetha
16 Sep 2021   10:00 - 10:20 The Effect of Cultural Exchange Through Creative Exports: Evidence from the Tourism Industry in Selected Developing Countries

Katiso Thatho
14 Sep 2021   14:25 - 14:45 Markov-Switching VAR Estimation of South African Flow-Performance Dynamics

Richard Apau
14 Sep 2021   14:45 - 14:50 Refreshment break
14 Sep 2021   14:55 - 15:15 The Impact of Regulation on the Spread and Growth of Mobile Money in Selected Sub-Saharan African Countries

Manthakoana S. Masoetsa
14 Sep 2021   15:15 - 15:35 Forecasting South African Real Estate Performance During COVID-19 Crisis Using ARIMA and Machine Learning Techniques

Damilola Aboluwodi
14 Sep 2021   15:35 - 15:55 Intermarriage on subjective social status and spousal dissimilarity in life satisfaction of co-resident heterosexual South African couples

Frederik Booysen

Sevias Guvuriro
14 Sep 2021   15:55 - 16:15 Presentation cancelled
15 Sep 2021   09:00 - 09:20 Quality Financial Inclusion and Impact on Financial Vulnerability in South Africa: A Quantile Regression Approach

Kudakwashe J. Chipunza
15 Sep 2021   09:20 - 09:40 Fiscal policy in times of fiscal stress (or what to do when r > g)

Roy Havemann
15 Sep 2021   09:40 - 10:00 Presentation cancelled
15 Sep 2021   10:00 - 10:05 Refreshment break
15 Sep 2021   10:10 - 10:30 The Impact of Alternative Regulatory Arrangements in the Petroleum Sector on the South African Economy

Heinrich Bohlmann
15 Sep 2021   10:30 - 10:50 The impact of institutions on electricity supply

Alanda Venter
15 Sep 2021   10:50 - 11:10 Presentation cancelled
15 Sep 2021   11:10 - 11:30 The asymmetric effect of financial development on energy consumption in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA)

Winnie Thebuho
15 Sep 2021   11:35 - 11:40 Refreshment break
15 Sep 2021   11:45 - 13:15 Panel discussion: How did the Covid-19 pandemic affect progress towards South Africa’s development objectives?

Helanya Fourie

Leilla Patel

Servaas van den Berg

Ronelle Burger

Fiona Tregenna

Mia Slabber

Tshepo Moloi
15 Sep 2021   13:20 - 13:35 Lunch break
15 Sep 2021   13:40 - 14:00 Asymmetric and Non-Linear Causal Relation Between Housing and Stock Market Prices in South Africa: New Evidence from Nonlinear ARDL Modelling

Noreen Kajugusi
15 Sep 2021   14:00 - 14:20 Ending poverty through trade: How are manufacturing exports impacting food poverty in South Africa?

Harris Maduku
15 Sep 2021   14:40 - 15:00 COVID-19 and stock market volatility in South Africa: a cross-sector analysis

Edson Vengesai
15 Sep 2021   14:20 - 14:40 Economic sustainability of small mining communities: A case study in South Africa

Angelien Meggersee

Sevias Guvuriro
15 Sep 2021   15:10 - 16:10 Biennial General meeting of ESSA
15 Sep 2021   16:15 - 17:00 Meeting of Heads of Schools and Heads of Departments
16 Sep 2021   09:00 - 09:20 Long-term relationship between EAC deeper Integration Process and FDI inflows in Tanzania.

Peter Bagumhe
16 Sep 2021   09:20 - 09:40 Monetary and Macro-prudential Policies–Exploring the Interactions in South Africa

Augustine Adebayo Kutu
16 Sep 2021   09:40 - 10:00 Regulatory sandbox as an approach for FinTech regulation in South Africa: Do the necessary conditions for effective adoption exist?

Wendy McCallum
16 Sep 2021   10:20 - 10:25 Refreshment break
16 Sep 2021   10:30 - 10:50 Policy uncertainty, the economy and business

Waldo Krugell
16 Sep 2021   10:50 - 11:10 Tax administrative environment and Tax revenue collections; evidence from Sub-Sahara Africa

Joseph Akande
16 Sep 2021   11:10 - 11:30 Fiscal Sustainability and Fiscal Fatigue: Empirical Evidence from Lesotho

Limakatso Khanyapa Agatha
16 Sep 2021   11:30 - 11:50 Worker mobility as a channel for spillovers fraom foreign connected firms in South Afucan manufacturing

Ayanda Hlatshwayo
16 Sep 2021   11:50 - 11:55 Closing
15 Sep 2021   08:55 - 09:00 Welcome and housekeeping

Le Roux Burrows
16 Sep 2021   08:55 - 09:00 Welcome and housekeeping

Le Roux Burrows
14 Sep 2021   11:15 - 11:35 TBA

ESSA Biennial Conference

Date Time Session
14 Sep 2021   10:15 - 10:35 Inequality, outreach and impact in public goods contributions

Nicky Nicholls
14 Sep 2021   10:35 - 10:55 The financial risk of death in the South African household: impacts and risk mitigation mechanisms

Ralitza Dobreva
14 Sep 2021   10:55 - 11:15 The impact of the COVID-19 Crisis on the Cultural and Creative Industries in South Africa

Jen Snowball
14 Sep 2021   11:15 - 11:35 Asymmetric price transmission: an empirical analysis of the relationship between UG-2 Chrome ore, Charge chrome, Nickel and Chinese domestic 304 Stainless steel cold rolled coil

Simon le Roux

Gavin Keeton
14 Sep 2021   10:10 - 10:15 Welcome and housekeeping

Bruce Rouillard
14 Sep 2021   11:35 - 11:40 Refreshment break
14 Sep 2021   11:45 - 12:05 Social Capital and Protests in the United States

Carolyn Chisadza
14 Sep 2021   12:05 - 12:25 Exploring the relationship between the performance of the global financial markets and the art market sentiment

Peter Baur
14 Sep 2021   12:25 - 12:45 Government Debt and Interest rates

Hylton Hollander
14 Sep 2021   12:45 - 13:05 What caused the Great Trek?

Calumet Links
14 Sep 2021   13:05 - 13:20 Lunch break
14 Sep 2021   13:25 - 13:45 What Drives Financial Stability? The Nexus between Market Power and Bank Efficiency within the East African Community

Moses Nyangu
14 Sep 2021   13:45 - 14:05 Decomposing household income inequality in South Africa by human capital determinants

Tamaryn Friderichs
14 Sep 2021   14:05 - 14:25 Investigating the application of public interest considerations in South African merger cases

Anton van Wyk
14 Sep 2021   14:25 - 14:45 Climate Change and Child Health: A Nigerian Perspective

Matthew Clance
14 Sep 2021   14:45 - 14:50 Refreshment break
14 Sep 2021   14:55 - 15:15 Productivity growth and structural transformation in South Africa: Evidence from national level data

Iesrafeel Jakoet
14 Sep 2021   15:15 - 15:35 Forecasting tourism demand cycles: A Markov Switching approach

Andrea Saayman
14 Sep 2021   15:35 - 15:55 Wage premium for foreign connected firms and exporters: evidence from South African linked employer-employee data

Ayanda Hlatshwayo
14 Sep 2021   15:55 - 16:15 What evidence of the nutrition transition? Analysis of income mobility and obesity in South Africa

Waldo Krugell
15 Sep 2021   09:00 - 09:20 Covid-19 Pandemic and the Connectedness of African Stock Markets with Commodities and Global Equi...

Dennis YUNI
15 Sep 2021   09:20 - 09:40 Inflation and its policy in an unequal economy

Nyemwererai Matshaka
15 Sep 2021   09:40 - 10:00 Effects of federal health spending on inflation in Nigeria: A consideration for the aftermaths of Covid-19

Ojo Johnson ADELAKUN
15 Sep 2021   10:00 - 10:05 Refreshment break
15 Sep 2021   10:10 - 10:30 African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) innovation, trade policy and globalization: CGE model

Ojo Johnson ADELAKUN
15 Sep 2021   10:30 - 10:50 Estimating the economic cost of load shedding in South Africa

Rachel Theron
15 Sep 2021   10:50 - 11:10 Exploring the impact of the Covid19 pandemic and lockdowns on the energy demand in South Africa

Roula Inglesi-Lotz
15 Sep 2021   11:10 - 11:30 Inflation Dynamics, Output, and Monetary Policy in Malawi: Is the country’s Phillips Curve Symmetric?

HAROLD NGALAWA
15 Sep 2021   11:35 - 11:40 Refreshment break
15 Sep 2021   13:20 - 13:35 Lunch break
15 Sep 2021   13:40 - 14:00 The Linkage Between Remittances and Household Consumption Patterns in Lesotho: Lessons for Post- COVID-19 Era

Lehlohonolo Mantsi
15 Sep 2021   14:00 - 14:20 Institutional Factors and private sector credit in Africa: An exploration of opportunities for SMEs financing in post COVID-19 pandemic

Bahati J Sanga
15 Sep 2021   14:20 - 14:40 Coping Patterns in Household Composition and Location during COVID-19: Evidence from Panel Data in South Africa

Katherine Eyal
15 Sep 2021   14:40 - 15:00 A framework for the economic analysis explaining state intervention into markets

Robert William Vivian
15 Sep 2021   14:35 - 14:45 Refreshment break
15 Sep 2021   15:10 - 16:10 Biennial General meeting of ESSA
15 Sep 2021   16:15 - 17:00 Meeting of Heads of Schools and Heads of Departments
16 Sep 2021   09:00 - 09:20 Connection between African Stock Markets and Clean Energy Stocks: Does uncertainty due to infectious diseases matter?

Ismail Fasanya
16 Sep 2021   09:20 - 09:40 Macroprudential policy and house prices in an estimated DSGE model for South Africa

Lenhle Dlamini
16 Sep 2021   09:40 - 10:00 The contribution of human capital to the economic growth of South Africa

Lerato Ntuli
16 Sep 2021   10:00 - 10:20 Presentation cancelled
16 Sep 2021   10:20 - 10:25 Refreshment break
16 Sep 2021   10:30 - 10:50 The quantity theory of disaggregated credit: A new monetary policy tool for reigniting stagnant economic growth in Mauritius

Amit Achameesing
16 Sep 2021   10:50 - 11:10 Monetary Policy Response to Exchange Rate Volatility in Large Emerging Market Economies

Ifeoma Iwegbunam
16 Sep 2021   11:10 - 11:30 COVID-19 Crisis and linkages between the JSE Markets and the Alternative Investment Markets

Damilola Aboluwodi
16 Sep 2021   11:30 - 11:50 Analyzing the effect of covid-19 government support and online business on firm's sales growth in South Africa

Anthanasius Fomum, Tita
16 Sep 2021   11:50 - 11:55 Closing
15 Sep 2021   08:55 - 09:00 Welcome and housekeeping

Bruce Rouillard
16 Sep 2021   08:55 - 09:00 Welcome and housekeeping

Bruce Rouillard

 

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Date: 11 Aug 2022 - 13 Aug 2022

Registration close: 13 Aug 2022

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Lesley Ferreira

Tel: +27 82 494 5475

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