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Prof André Jordaan


Prof André Jordaan is an Associate Professor in the Department of Economics. His main research interests are international economics and trade. He received the Junior Researcher and Top Achiever awards as well as the Dean of Economic and Management Sciences Faculty Research Award. Prof Jordaan is the co-author of three textbooks and reviewing activities include all leading local journals. He was awarded a post-doctoral bursary by the University of Pretoria and also obtained two research bursaries from the Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies Institution recently. His most significant research contribution of late was the development of an international trade gravity model for South Africa. The model is based on trade between South Africa and 147 trading partners within 33 sectors. It is currently used for trade policy analysis by the Department of Trade and Industry.

Professor Jordaan completed a post-doctoral fellowship at the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam and has lectured at universities in the United States and Australia. He is a member of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) in Switzerland as well as the North-South Network on Trade and Development, among others. He was invited by the University of Applied Sciences in Berlin, Germany to sign a formal agreement of cooperation. He is also the house father of the Magrietjie ladies residence at the University.

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