publication . Article . Preprint . 2009

EVALUATING THE PERFORMANCE OF SOUTH AFRICAN ECONOMICS DEPARTMENTS

John Luiz;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2009 Journal: South African Journal of Economics, volume 77, pages 591-602 (issn: 0038-2280, eissn: 1813-6982, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Wiley
Abstract
Over the past decade economics departments in South Africa have seen major changes and a certain level of disruption. Much of this can be attributed to the integration of our discipline into the global arena after a period of academic isolation. This paper presents a survey of economics departments and covers everything from staff profiles and qualifications, to curricula, and research output. This paper indicates that there has been some improvement in the state of economics at South African universities since 2003 when the previous survey was conducted. Research output is largely up as is the proportion in international journals and more researchers are produc...
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free text keywords: Economics Departments, South Africa, rankings, Economics and Econometrics, jel:A11, jel:A20
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