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economist

Gilbert Robert Wesso, South African economist. Achievements include econometric modelling and economic forecasting. Scholar Yale University, 1991, London School of Economics, 1995. Member National Research Foundation (research evaluation committee since 1994, research grantee), European Union (research evaluation committee since 1998).

Background

Wesso, Gilbert Robert was born on October 10, 1960 in Riversdale, South Africa. Son of Norman Harold and Jeanette Christine Wesso.

Education

Senior teachers diploma, University Western Cape, Bellville, South Africa, 1982. Bachelor of Commerce with honors, University Western Cape, Bellville, South Africa, 1985. Master of Commerce, University Western Cape, Bellville, South Africa, 1989.

Doctor of Philosophy, University Western Cape, Bellville, South Africa, 1994.

Career

Merchandise controller Foshchini's, Bellville, South Africa, 1981-1982. Lecturer Peninsual Technikon, 1983-1987. From lecturer to senior lecturer to professor University of Western Cape, 1987-1998.

Senior economist South African Reserve Bank, Pretoria, since 1998. Visiting professor Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, 1991-1992, London School of Economics, 1995-1996. Part-time professor University Stellenbosch Business School, Bellville, 1996-1997.

Achievements

  • Achievements include econometric modelling and economic forecasting.

Membership

Member National Research Foundation (research evaluation committee since 1994, research grantee), European Union (research evaluation committee since 1998).

Connections

Married Esmarelda Hazel Van Niekerk, May 20, 1963. 1 child, Anita Melissa.

father:
Norman Harold

mother:
Jeanette Christine Wesso

spouse:
Esmarelda Hazel Van Niekerk

child:
Anita Melissa Wesso