Welcome to the website of the Economic Society of South Africa

The Society 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.

Become a member

ESSA boasts a large and diverse membership. Individuals or groups within organisations are invited to join the ESSA network and take advantage of its numerous benefits. Please click on the link below to learn more about becoming a member.

Vacancies

ESSA Executive Secretary

ESSA is looking to hire an executive secretary to assist with the day-to-day operations of the Society. Please click on the link below to learn more about this opportunity.

SAJE Associate Editors

ESSA is looking to appoint new associate editors to further raise the profile of its journal. Please click on the link below to learn more about this opportunity.