Edward Kerby

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Stellenbosch University

Edward Kerby is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Stellenbosch University in the Department of Economics and at LEAP (Laboratory for the Economics of Africa’s Past).  He researches African Economic History, with a special interest in economic geography, development economics and business history. His PhD (LSE) focused on trade, investment and migration in apartheid South Africa. Current research projects include the rise and decline of manufacturing in Tanzania, colonial railways and disease burden in Malawi, and quantitative business history of the Cape Colony.

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  • 17 - 18 August 2019 / Peking University, Beijing / Chinese University of Hong Kong – Tsinghua University Joint Research Center for Chinese Economy, the Institute for Emerging Market Studies at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, the Guanghua School of Management at Peking University, the Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development at Stanford University, the School of Economics and Management at Tsinghua University, BREAD, NBER and CEPR
  • 19 - 20 August 2019 / Vienna, Palais Coburg / WU Research Institute for Capital Markets (ISK)
  • 29 - 30 August 2019 / Galatina, Italy /
  • 4 - 5 September 2019 / Roma Eventi, Congress Center, Pontificia Università Gregoriana Piazza della Pilotta, 4, Rome, Italy / European Center of Sustainable Development , CIT University
  • 9 - 14 September 2019 / Guildford, Surrey, UK / The University of Surrey