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ESSA Biennial Conference 2009 Port Elisabeth South Africa

The world economy: Challenges for the future

This year the Economic Society of South Africa (ESSA) takes place in South Africa and deals with the future challenges of a world economy. Kerri Brick and Johane Dikgang, EfD-EPRU junior research fellows will present their work in the environmental economics track.

ESSA was established in 1925 and is a discussion forum for economists in academic life, government and business. It has a history of membership from Cabinet Ministers, Governors of the Reserve Bank, Chief Executives of Companies, Directors-General of Government Departments, Academic Leaders and prominent Economists. At present, there are approximately 600 members and 9 branches throughout South Africa.