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NETWORKING BREAKFAST : SA's Economy in a Growth Trap
Start Date/Time: 20 October 2017 08:00 AM
End Date/Time: 20 October 2017 10:00 AM
Recurring Event: One time event
Importance: Normal Priority
Category:
Enterprise
Location: Cape Town
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Haroon Bhorat is Professor of Economics & Director of the Development Policy Research Unit at UCT, covering labour economics, poverty and income distribution. He has co-authored and co-edited a number of books on labour market and poverty issues in Africa, including The Oxford Companion to the Economics of South Africa. He has published more than 150 academic journal articles, book chapters and working papers. He was recently appointed to the editorial advisory board of the World Bank Economic Review.

He holds the National Research Chair under the theme of Economic Growth, Poverty and Inequality: Exploring the Interactions for South Africa, is a Non-resident Senior Fellow at Brookings Institution affiliated to the Global Economy and Development Program, and the Africa Growth Initiative, an Honorary Research Fellow at the HSRC and a Board Member of the UNU World Institute for Development Economics Research.

He consults with international organizations such as the ILO, the UNDP, the World Bank, Ratings Agencies and emerging market fund managers. He was a member of the World Bank’s Advisory Board of the Commission on Global Poverty as well as a member of the Program Committee of the 2017 International Economic Association World Congress. He is on the Advisory Committee of the joint United Nations and World Bank Policy Study on the role of Development in the Prevention of Violent Conflict. He is also a member of the UN/WHO’s High Level Commission on Health Employment and Economic Growth.

Haroon has undertaken extensive work for several South African government departments – including the Presidency and the National Treasury. Haroon was recently appointed an Advisor on the South African Parliament’s High Level Panel on Acceleration of Change and Transformation. He was an economic advisor to two past Ministers of Finance, and previous Presidents Thabo Mbeki and Kgalema Motlanthe, formally serving on the Presidential Economic Advisory Panel.

 

Start Date: Friday, 20 Octobert, 2017 8:00am

End Date: Friday, 20 October, 2017 10:00am

Venue: Strand Tower Hotel, Corner of Strand & Loop Streets, Cape Town, 8001

Phone: 021 447 1690

Cost: R180.00 (R200 if a cash deposit)

 

 To book click here and register

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ACCOUNT NAME: SA UBUNTU, BANK: FIRST NATIONAL BANK, BRANCH: ADDERLEY STREET,

ACCOUNT NUMBER:
62269713197, BRANCH CODE: 201409

 

 

 

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