Gideon du Rand
Lecturer and Ph.D. student
Gideon joined the Economics Department of Stellenbosch University as lecturer in Microeconomics, Mathematics and Econometrics in 2011. He obtained a undergraduate degree in Accounting and an Honours degree in Economics from Stellenbosch University. In 2004 he was the first student in the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences to be awarded the Chancellor’s Medal for the best final year or post-graduate student at the University. He continued his post graduate studies at Columbia University in New York City where he obtained MA and MPhil degrees in Economics. His research interests are primarily the theoretical and computational modeling of the aggregate consequences of microeconomic and political decision problems subject to incomplete information and incomplete markets under various regulatory regimes. He acts as ad hoc researcher of ReSEP, particularly in areas pertaining to econometric theory and estimation paradigms.