The Economic Society of South Africa

Founded 1925

The primary goal of the Society is to promote discussion of economic issues, both theoretical and applied. It subscribes to no ideology and welcomes contributions on any economic topic of a theoretical, applied or policy nature. It welcomes critical discussion of views previously published in the Journal.

Membership is open to any person who subscribes to the objectives of the Society. Applications for membership may be addressed to the secretary, or Tukkiewerf 2/21; University of Pretoria; Lynnwood road; 0002.

Membership includes subscription and online access to the Journal of the Society.


President: W Krugell

President elect: JJ Rossouw

Vice President: H Bohlmann

Secretary: L Burrows



Elected in terms of the constitution:

M Bittencourt
DM Dykes
N Nzimande
K Siebrits
C Chisadza
D Casale

SF Koch

G Keeton

RWK Parsons
P Perkins
P Burger
K Adonis
B Vumbukani-Lepolisa

Honorary Members:

DJJ Botha
T Manuel
G Marcus
T Mboweni
RWK Parsons
PDF Strydom

Branch Members

Elected in terms of section 7(a) (iii) of the constitution:

Cape Town: K Eyal, E Nikolaidou

Eastern Cape: G Fraser, J Snowball

Free State: A Pool, JP Geldenhuys

Johannesburg: L Keeton

KwaZulu-Natal: C Vermaak, C Cloete


North West: C Claassen, A Fourie

Pretoria: M Breitenbach, A Gouws

Stellenbosch: Le R Burrows, MP van Schoor

Officers of the council

Le Roux Burrows
Dept of Economics,
Stellenbosch University
Private Bag X1
Tel 021-808 2243


Branch Secretaries

Free State: Antonie Pool

Cape Town: Mark Ellyne

Eastern Cape: Tsitsi-Effie

Johannesburg: Lyndal Keeton

KwaZulu Natal: Claire Vermaak

Limpopo Province:

North West: Alicia Fourie

Pretoria: Andre Gouws

Stellenbosch: Melt van Schoor