Microeconomics for non-economists

  • Date: Monday, 04 September 2017
  • Venue: TIPS Offices, 234 Lange St, Nieuw Muckleneuk, PretoriaOffices
  • Main Speakers: Sandy Lowitt
  • For enquiries or to register please contact: rozale@tips.org.za
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4-5 September 2016

A course for public sector officials whose jobs require them to interact with and/or influence the enabling environment within which private sector firms operate.

The course is designed to assist officials who have no formal economics training to understand in a theoretically rigorous manner: how a modern economy operates and functions; how markets operate and grow; and, how firms makeinvestment, output and employment decisions. It will provide a better understand published economic research, statistical releases and media reporting thereby assisting in capacity building and knowledge development; and understand and anticipate firm and market responses to governmental actions and interventions thereby increasing the efficacy of policy and strategy development and implementation.