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Top 25% Institutions and Economists in South Africa, as of July 2014

This page shows one of the many rankings computed with RePEc data. They are based on data about authors who have registered with the RePEc Author Service, institutions listed on EDIRC, bibliographic data collected by RePEc, citation analysis performed by CitEc and popularity data compiled by LogEc. To find more rankings, historical data and detailed methodology, click here. Or see the ranking FAQ. For South Africa, there are 224 authors affiliated with 48 institutions. Note that authors affiliated only with institutions in this region that are not listed in EDIRC cannot be ranked. Authors with multiple affiliations are attributed to each according to the weights they have set to each in their profile, or by default according to a formula described here.

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Top 25% institutions in South Africa

RankW.RankInstitutionScoreAuthorsAuthor shares
1[2]School of Economics, University of Cape Town

Cape Town, South Africa

1.225141.42
2[1]Fakulteit Ekonomiese en Bestuurswetenskappe, University of Stellenbosch

Stellenbosch, South Africa

2.526555.87
---[---]Department of Economics, Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences, University of Pretoria

Pretoria, South Africa

3.822519.58
---[---]Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit (SALDRU), School of Economics, University of Cape Town

Cape Town, South Africa

3.822413.45
3[3]Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences, University of Pretoria

Pretoria, South Africa

3.842519.58
---[---]Department of Economics, Fakulteit Ekonomiese en Bestuurswetenskappe, University of Stellenbosch

Stellenbosch, South Africa

3.845848.03
4[4]Department of Agricultural Economics, Extension and Rural Development, University of Pretoria

Pretoria, South Africa

5.6443.5
5[5]Economic Research Southern Africa (ERSA)

Cape Town, South Africa

7.635119.56
6[6]Faculty of Commerce, Law and Management, University of the Witwatersrand

Johannesburg, South Africa

9.171611.87
7[7]Faculty of Economic and Financial Sciences, University of Johannesburg

Auckland Park, South Africa

9.481310.59
---[---]Wits Business School, Faculty of Commerce, Law and Management, University of the Witwatersrand

Johannesburg, South Africa

10.8353.33
---[---]Development Policy Research Unit, School of Economics, University of Cape Town

Cape Town, South Africa

11.66119.9
8[8]Economic Performance and Development, Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC)

Pretoria, South Africa

13.9132.95
---[---]Bureau for Economic Research, Fakulteit Ekonomiese en Bestuurswetenskappe, University of Stellenbosch

Stellenbosch, South Africa

14.5986.07
---[---]Department of Economics, College of Economic and Management Sciences, University of South Africa (UNISA)

Pretoria, South Africa

14.5943.43
---[---]School of Economic and Business Sciences, Faculty of Commerce, Law and Management, University of the Witwatersrand

Johannesburg, South Africa

15.21107.54
9[9]Graduate School of Business, University of Cape Town

Cape Town, South Africa

16.6442.6
10[10]Business School, University of Stellenbosch

Stellenbosch, South Africa

17.5343.2
11[11]Skool vir Economie, North-West University

Potchefstroom, South Africa

18.3464.47
12[13]Environmental Policy Research Unit (EPRU), University of Cape Town

Cape Town, South Africa

19.5720.81

Top 25% authors in South Africa

This ranking is based on registered authors only, and only those who claimed some affiliation in this region, and this affiliation is listed in EDIRC.
RankW.RankAuthorScore
1[4]Hans Peter Binswanger-Mkhize

Department of Agricultural Economics, Extension and Rural Development, University of Pretoria, Pretoria

2.03
2[1]Rangan Gupta

Department of Economics, Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences, University of Pretoria, Pretoria

3.94
3[6]John Dunne

Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit (SALDRU), School of Economics, University of Cape Town, Cape Town

4.12
4[2]Luc Bauwens

Faculty of Economic and Financial Sciences, University of Johannesburg, Auckland Park

5.73
5[12]Eric Schaling

Economic Research Southern Africa (ERSA), Cape Town
Wits Business School, Faculty of Commerce, Law and Management, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg

6.46
6[5]Servaas van der Berg

Department of Economics, Fakulteit Ekonomiese en Bestuurswetenskappe, University of Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch

7.46
7[22]Basil J. Moore

Department of Economics, Fakulteit Ekonomiese en Bestuurswetenskappe, University of Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch
Bureau for Economic Research, Fakulteit Ekonomiese en Bestuurswetenskappe, University of Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch

8.01
8[17]Ingrid Woolard

Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit (SALDRU), School of Economics, University of Cape Town, Cape Town

9.76
9[29]Patrizio Piraino

School of Economics, University of Cape Town, Cape Town

9.94
10[8]Johann Frederick Kirsten

Department of Agricultural Economics, Extension and Rural Development, University of Pretoria, Pretoria

10.14
11[27]Cally Ardington

Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit (SALDRU), School of Economics, University of Cape Town, Cape Town

10.3
12[20]Alexander Zimper

Department of Economics, Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences, University of Pretoria, Pretoria

10.82
13[23]Lawrence Edwards

Economic Research Southern Africa (ERSA), Cape Town
Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit (SALDRU), School of Economics, University of Cape Town, Cape Town

11.25
14[19]Nicola Viegi

Department of Economics, Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences, University of Pretoria, Pretoria
Economic Research Southern Africa (ERSA), Cape Town

11.72
15[21]Nicholas M. Odhiambo

Department of Economics, College of Economic and Management Sciences, University of South Africa (UNISA), Pretoria

12.13
16[16]Haroon Bhorat

Development Policy Research Unit, School of Economics, University of Cape Town, Cape Town

12.57
17[3]Stephen George Hall

Department of Economics, Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences, University of Pretoria, Pretoria

15.36
18[18]Alain Kabundi

South African Reserve Bank
Faculty of Economic and Financial Sciences, University of Johannesburg, Auckland Park
Economic Research Southern Africa (ERSA), Cape Town

15.56
19[15]Stan Du Plessis

Economic Research Southern Africa (ERSA), Cape Town
Department of Economics, Fakulteit Ekonomiese en Bestuurswetenskappe, University of Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch

16.65
20[14]Murray Leibbrandt

Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit (SALDRU), School of Economics, University of Cape Town, Cape Town

18.56
21[37]Martin Wittenberg

Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit (SALDRU), School of Economics, University of Cape Town, Cape Town

18.73
22[28]John Manuel Luiz

Graduate School of Business, University of Cape Town, Cape Town
Economic Research Southern Africa (ERSA), Cape Town

19.24
23[30]Steven Fredric Koch

Economic Research Southern Africa (ERSA), Cape Town
Department of Economics, Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences, University of Pretoria, Pretoria

19.83
24[13]Johan Fourie

Economic Research Southern Africa (ERSA), Cape Town
Department of Economics, Fakulteit Ekonomiese en Bestuurswetenskappe, University of Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch

22.32
25[41]Kalu Ojah

Wits Business School, Faculty of Commerce, Law and Management, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg

23.01
26[39]Ivan Nicholas Turok

Economic Performance and Development, Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC), Pretoria

26.79
27[26]Manoel Bittencourt

Department of Economics, Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences, University of Pretoria, Pretoria

26.93
28[38]Martine Visser

University of Cape Town
School of Economics, University of Cape Town, Cape Town
Environmental Policy Research Unit (EPRU), University of Cape Town, Cape Town

27.76
29[32]Ramos Emmanuel Mabugu

Financial and Fiscal Commission, Government of South Africa, Midrand
Department of Economics, Fakulteit Ekonomiese en Bestuurswetenskappe, University of Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch
Economic Research Southern Africa (ERSA), Cape Town

27.88
30[47]Mike Morris

School of Economics, University of Cape Town, Cape Town

28.03
31[43]Ben W. Smit

Department of Economics, Fakulteit Ekonomiese en Bestuurswetenskappe, University of Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch
Bureau for Economic Research, Fakulteit Ekonomiese en Bestuurswetenskappe, University of Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch

28.12
32[33]Nick Vink

Department of Economics, Fakulteit Ekonomiese en Bestuurswetenskappe, University of Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch
Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch

28.29
33[25]Derek Yu

Department of Economics, Fakulteit Ekonomiese en Bestuurswetenskappe, University of Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch

28.72
34[46]Neil Andrew Rankin

School of Economic and Business Sciences, Faculty of Commerce, Law and Management, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
African Micro-Economic Research Unit (AMERU), School of Economic and Business Sciences, Faculty of Commerce, Law and Management, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
Department of Economics, Fakulteit Ekonomiese en Bestuurswetenskappe, University of Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch

29.41
35[24]Mthuli Ncube

Wits Business School, Faculty of Commerce, Law and Management, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg

30.85
36[34]Fiona Tregenna

Faculty of Economic and Financial Sciences, University of Johannesburg, Auckland Park

31.13
37[53]Merle G. Holden

Economic Research Southern Africa (ERSA), Cape Town

32.1
38[52]Vimal Ranchhod

Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit (SALDRU), School of Economics, University of Cape Town, Cape Town

32.72
39[7]Johannes Wolfgang Fedderke

School of Economic and Business Sciences, Faculty of Commerce, Law and Management, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
Economic Research Southern Africa (ERSA), Cape Town

33.87
40[10]Jan Luiten van Zanden

Department of Economics, Fakulteit Ekonomiese en Bestuurswetenskappe, University of Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch

36.66
41[45]Margaret Mabugu

Economic Research Southern Africa (ERSA), Cape Town
Economic Performance and Development, Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC), Pretoria

37.96
42[35]Dieter von Fintel

Department of Economics, Fakulteit Ekonomiese en Bestuurswetenskappe, University of Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch

40.53
43[44]Ronelle Burger

Department of Economics, Fakulteit Ekonomiese en Bestuurswetenskappe, University of Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch

41.66
44[31]Rulof P. Burger

Department of Economics, Fakulteit Ekonomiese en Bestuurswetenskappe, University of Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch

41.7
45[49]James Blignaut

Department of Economics, Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences, University of Pretoria, Pretoria
Economic Research Southern Africa (ERSA), Cape Town

42.27
46[48]Jorge M. Ag├╝ero

Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit (SALDRU), School of Economics, University of Cape Town, Cape Town

42.87
47[50]Paul Alagidede

Wits Business School, Faculty of Commerce, Law and Management, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg

43.59
48[59]Ruthira Naraidoo

Department of Economics, Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences, University of Pretoria, Pretoria
Economic Research Southern Africa (ERSA), Cape Town

43.79
49[61]Megan Louw

Department of Economics, Fakulteit Ekonomiese en Bestuurswetenskappe, University of Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch

45.09
50[56]Guangling Liu

Economic Research Southern Africa (ERSA), Cape Town
Department of Economics, Fakulteit Ekonomiese en Bestuurswetenskappe, University of Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch

45.9
51[36]Franz Krige Siebrits

Economic Research Southern Africa (ERSA), Cape Town
Department of Economics, Fakulteit Ekonomiese en Bestuurswetenskappe, University of Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch

46.3
52[11]Andreas Freytag

University of Stellenbosch

47.23
53[65]Giampaolo Garzarelli

Institutions and Political Economy Group (IPEG), School of Economic and Business Sciences, Faculty of Commerce, Law and Management, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
School of Economic and Business Sciences, Faculty of Commerce, Law and Management, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg

50.11
54[51]Edwin Muchapondwa

Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit (SALDRU), School of Economics, University of Cape Town, Cape Town
Economic Research Southern Africa (ERSA), Cape Town
Environmental Policy Research Unit (EPRU), University of Cape Town, Cape Town

50.16
55[70]Sonali Das

50.97
56[66]Co-Pierre Georg

Graduate School of Business, University of Cape Town, Cape Town

51.14

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