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Ferdi Botha


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First Name: Ferdi
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Last Name: Botha

RePEc Short-ID: pbo701

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Department of Economics
Rhodes University
Location: Grahamstown, South Africa
Handle: RePEc:edi:dehruza (more details at EDIRC)


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Working papers

  1. Daniel King and Ferdi Botha, 2014. "Modelling Stock Return Volatility Dynamics in Selected African Markets," Working Papers 410, Economic Research Southern Africa.
  2. Ferdi Botha and Frikkie Booysen, 2013. "Family Functioning and Life Satisfaction and Happiness in South African Household," Working Papers 363, Economic Research Southern Africa.
  3. Ferdi Botha, 2013. "Life satisfaction and education in South Africa: Investigating the role of attainment and the likelihood of education as a positional good," Working Papers 349, Economic Research Southern Africa.
  4. Ferdi Botha, Jen Snowball, Vivian de Klerk & Sarah Radloff, 2013. "Determinants of Student Satisfaction with Campus Residence Life at a South African University," Working Papers 388, Economic Research Southern Africa.


  1. Amina Ebrahim & Ferdi Botha & Jen Snowball, 2013. "Determinants of life satisfaction among race groups in South Africa," Development Southern Africa, Taylor & Francis Journals, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 30(2), pages 168-185, June.
  2. Ferdi Botha & Frikkie Booysen, 2013. "The Gold of One’s Ring is Not Far More Precious than the Gold of One’s Heart: Reported Life Satisfaction Among Married and Cohabitating South African Adults," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, Springer, vol. 14(2), pages 433-456, April.
  3. Ferdi Botha, 2012. "The Economics Of Suicide In South Africa," South African Journal of Economics, Economic Society of South Africa, Economic Society of South Africa, vol. 80(4), pages 526-552, December.

NEP Fields

4 papers by this author were announced in NEP, and specifically in the following field reports (number of papers):
  1. NEP-AFR: Africa (4) 2013-06-16 2013-09-06 2013-11-29 2014-02-02. Author is listed
  2. NEP-DEM: Demographic Economics (2) 2013-06-16 2013-09-06. Author is listed
  3. NEP-EDU: Education (2) 2013-06-16 2013-11-29. Author is listed
  4. NEP-FMK: Financial Markets (1) 2014-02-02. Author is listed
  5. NEP-FOR: Forecasting (1) 2014-02-02. Author is listed
  6. NEP-HAP: Economics of Happiness (2) 2013-06-16 2013-09-06. Author is listed
  7. NEP-HRM: Human Capital & Human Resource Management (1) 2013-06-16. Author is listed


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