Welcome to my page. I am currently a Professor of Economics in the Department of Economics at the University of Pretoria. I was appointed as the Head of the Department in 2009, and I am also the Managing Editor of the South African Journal of Economics. Before that, I was the managing editor of the South African Journal of Economic and Management Sciences. I have served on the academic board of Economic Research Southern Africa, and currently serve on the executive committee, the council and the journal management committee of the Economic Society of South Africa.

I received my BA (Economics) from Oregon State University. My MA (Economics) and PhD (Economics) were awarded by the Pennsylvania State University. I was born in Superior, WI, but graduated from Bangor High School. Currently, I live in Pretoria, South Africa