Richard Thabang McCamel graduated at the North West University (NWU) in 2015 with a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Economics and International Trade. Thereafter he enrolled for a B.Com (Honours) in economics and graduated Cum Laude in 2016. In 2017, he further pursued his MCom in Economics which he also graduated Cum Laude in 2018. While doing his B.Com (Honours) in Economic, Richard was appointed by the Department of Economic sciences at NWU as a supplementary instructor (student tutor) and a marker for international trade, facilitating extra classes for first-year economics students and grading second-year international trade students. While working on his Masters in Economics at NWU, the Department of Economic Sciences at NWU appointed him as a teaching assistant lecturing economics. His MCom research topic is “The impact of manufacturing and its sub-sectors on GDP and employment in South Africa: A time-series analysis”.
Richard’s research interests include time-series analysis, econometric modelling, macroeconomics, economic and industrial development