Prof Phocenah Nyatanga


Professor Phocenah Nyatanga is an Associate Professor in Economics, and current Academic Leader: Economics for the Pietermaritzburg Campus. Her teaching spans both undergraduate and postgraduate courses, with specialization in teaching quantitative economics and postgraduate econometrics. Her research typically utilizes secondary data, and research interests include international trade and development economics. 

Academic Qualifications

  • Ph.D., Economics, Tottori University, Japan (September 2011).
  • MA., Economics, University of Denver, USA (June 2004).
  • B.Sc., Economics, University of Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe (May 1999).

Research Interests

  • Consumer Behaviour
  • International and Development Economics
  • Applied Econometrics
  • Teaching and Learning