South African Cultural Observatory National Conference

Professor Ncwadi

Prof Ncwadi holds a PhD in economics from Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU) and a certificate in Marine Studies from Washington University, USA.  He also holds a certificate in Macro-Econometric Forecasting from the IMF Development Programme (USA). He has a finance background in a banking sector. Prof Ncwadi lectures Public Finance, Money & Banking, International Finance, and Econometrics. His research interest is in Public Finance, small business development and informal sector economics, and applied econometrics.

He has published both in local and international journals and has read papers at academic conferences both in South Africa and abroad. He was a Senior Economist in the Eastern Cape Provincial Treasury between 2008 and 2010.  He is also a former deputy dean of the faculty of management and commerce at Fort Hare University. Prof Ncwadi is currently an associate professor and Head of Department of Economics at Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in Port Elizabeth. He is a member of an international organisation, Pan African Entrepreneurship Research Council based in the USA; Athens Institute for Education and Research (Greece) and a member of BRICS Academic Forum (BRICS).

Prof Ncwadi

Prof Ncwadi

Cultural Observatory issues call for National Conference papers

January 31, 2017: THE SOUTH African Cultural Observatory (SACO) today announced the theme for its national conference of the arts, heritage and culture sectors.

2016 National Conference Highlights

Watch the SACO 'National Conference 2016 - Counting Culture' highlights video featuring interviews with some of the speakers and participants; and conference insights and lessons.

About the South African Cultural Observatory

Led by the Department of Arts and Culture, and hosted by NMMU, the SACO is a statistical research institute which charts the impact of the cultural and creative industries in South Africa.

Address: 21-23 Donkin Street, Donkin Creative Precinct, Central, Port Elizabeth
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