Tribute to Professor Professor George Trotter

9th Oct 2020 /
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Dear Colleagues Academic colleagues in the discipline of economics and in the wider academic community, as well as several generations of former UKZN students are deeply saddened by the recent death of Professor George Trotter, who passed away in Hillcrest Hospital on 11 October. George Jameson Trotter was born in Durban in 1937, but grew…

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Tribute to Professor Philip Black

9th Oct 2020 /
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The passing of Philip Black in Cape Town at home on 19 June 2015 brought to an end the life of an extraordinary polymath. Philip was not only a doyen of South African economics, but also a highly talented musician, as well as a sportsman of note. Quite apart from his prodigious giftedness across such…

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Tribute to Professor Harry Zarenda

9th Oct 2020 /
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It is with great sadness that we learnt of the recent death of Professor Harry Zarenda. Harry was well known in the Economics community, and as a committed member of the Economic Society of South Africa. He was a member of the Economics Department (later the School of Economic and Business Science at Wits for…

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