Dr Stephanie Rossouw
Senior Lecturer in Economics, Co-ordinator of First Year Economics, Centre for Business Interdisciplinary Studies
Phone: +64 9 921 9999 – ext: 5710
- 2007: Ph.D. Economics at North-West University (Potchefstroom Campus), South Africa. With the thesis “Sub-national Differences in the Quality of Life in South Africa”.
- 2003: M.Com Economics (Cum Laude) at Potchefstroom University for Christian Higher Education (PU for CHE), South Africa .With the dissertation “The East Asian Economic Growth Miracle: Lessons for Sub-Sahara Africa”.
- 2003: Certificate in International Trade at the International Trade Institute of Southern Africa (ITRISA), South Africa.
- 2001: Honours B.Com Bank Risk Management (Cum Laude) at Potchefstroom University for Christian Higher Education (PU for CHE), South Africa.
- 2001: Registered Persons Examination (RPE) for the Equities Market at the South African Institute of Financial Markets (SAIFM), South Africa.
- 2000: B.Com Business Management at Potchefstroom University for Christian Higher Education (PU for CHE) (Vaal Triangle Campus), South Africa.
Memberships and Affiliations:
Member of the Economic Society of South Africa (ESSA) www.essa.org.za
Member of the International Society for Quality of Life Studies (ISQOLS) www.isqols.org
New Zealand Work and Labour Market Institute (NZWALMI) www.nzwalmi.aut.ac.nz
New Zealand Association of Economists (NZAE) www.nzae.org.nz
- Introduction to Economics and Micro- & Macroeconomics
- Applied Fiscal and Monetary Policy – Public Economics
- Managerial Economics and Organisations
- Personal Finance Management
- Development Economics
- Economic analysis
- Postgraduate (Hons. B.Com) project supervision in economics.
- Postgraduate supervision of reading papers on Master of Commerce level
- MBA (Business Economics)
- Development Economics, particularly as applied to regional level.
- Human Development & Quality of Life
- Economic & Non-economic Quality of Life
- International Entrepreneurship particularly as applied to China
- Economic consequences of child sexual abuse
Stephanié is a development economist at heart and she is very passionate about using her research to supplement the curriculum for both first and third year economics students. Stephanié’s primary research activity is in the area of regional economics, particularly as applied to vulnerability, quality of life, poverty, HIV, development and growth.
Current Research Projects:
Stephanié Rossouw and Don Webber. Urban-rural vulnerability divide: A case study of South Africa.
Don Webber and Stephanié Rossouw. Spatial patterns of socio-economic variables.
Stephanié Rossouw and Gail Pacheco. Non-economic quality of life: a comparison of New Zealand and Australia.
Stephanié Rossouw and Don Webber. The relationship between HIV and literacy rate: the basic need approach.
Don Webber and Stephanié Rossouw. Ranking of UK cities.
Stephanié Rossouw and Don Webber. Regional Income distributions and Lorenz curves in South Africa.
Rossouw, S. and Webber, D. 2011. Millennium development goals: a concern over sub-national variations. International Business and Economics Research Journal, 10(3)
Rossouw, S. and Pacheco, G. 2011. Measuring non-economic quality of life on a sub-national level: a case study of New Zealand. Journal of Happiness Studies (forthcoming)
Kumar, S., Pacheco, G. and Rossouw, S. 2011. How to increase the growth rate in South Africa? South African Journal of Economics (forthcoming)
Lewer, J., Pacheco, G. and Rossouw, S. 2011. Do Non-Economic Quality of Life Factors Drive Immigration? Social Indicators Research (forthcoming)
Rossouw, S and Webber, D. J. Sub-national vulnerability and relative location: A case study of South Africa. 2011. Oxford Development Studies (forthcoming)
Jülich, S., Rossouw, S., Hoover, M. and McGregor, K. 2011. Profile of a predator. Submitted to the Journal of Child Sexual Abuse.
Naudé, W. A. and Rossouw, S. 2010. International New Ventures in China: Extents and Determinants. Journal of International Entrepreneurship 8(1): 87-111.
Lewer, J., Pacheco, G. and Rossouw, S. 2009. Do non-economic quality of life factors drive migration? IZA discussion paper no. 4385
Naudé, W. A., McGillivray, M. and Rossouw, S. 2009. Measuring the Vulnerability of Sub-National Regions in South Africa. Oxford Development Studies, 37(3).
Naudé, W. A., Krugell, W. F. and Rossouw, S. 2009. The Non-monetary Quality of City Life in South Africa. Habitat International, 33(4):319-327.
Rossouw, S. and Naudé, W. A. 2008. The Non-Economic Quality of Life on a Sub-national Level in South Africa. Social Indicators Research, 86:433-452.
2010: Award for Teaching Excellence in the Economics discipline from Auckland University of Technology’s Business and Law School for ‘outstanding teaching performance’.
2004: Obtained the Global Insight prize for the best M.Com dissertation.
2003: Achieved a distinction for my thesis on the lessons that
Sub-Sahara Africa can learn from the East Asian Miracle, focusing especially on export – and real GDP per capita growth.
2001: Graduated B.Com Honours degree with distinction (Cum Laude).
Received colours for academic excellence in Honours Bachelor of Commerce.