Prof Paul-Francois Muzindutsi


Professor Paul-Francois Muzindutsi is a professor of Finance and has expertise in Financial Modelling, Financial Risk, Financial Markets and Time Series.   He has extensive experience in lecturing undergraduate and postgraduate modules in Finance and Econometrics. The modules he teaches include Quantitative Finance, Financial Econometrics, International Business Finance, Financial Management, and Risk and Portfolio Management.   Muzindutsi is National Research Foundation (NRF)-rated researcher who is actively involved in research, has published several peer-reviewed journal articles and has presented research papers at local and international conferences. He has successfully supervised several PhD candidates and master’s students in the field of Finance and Economics and has occupied leadership positions at various higher learning institutions, including academic leadership and research coordination.  Muzindutsi is an assistant editor of the African Journal of Business and Economic Research (AJBER), a reviewer of various journals and a member of scientific committees for local and international academic conferences. He is also a member of the NRF evaluation standing committee, a fellow member of the Pan-African Scientific Research Council (PASRC), and a founding member of UKZN’s Business Rescue Unit (BRU). He is passionate about student development and believes in teaching through motivation. 

Academic Qualifications

  • B. Com- Economics and Finance (University of KwaZulu-Natal)
  • B. Com Honours- Finance (University of KwaZulu-Natal)
  • M.Com- Finance (University of KwaZulu-Natal)
  • PhD- Economics (North-West University)

Research Interests

  • Financial Modelling
  • Financial markets
  • Financial risk
  • Behavioural finance
  • Investment and Portfolio analysis
  • Time series analysis of macroeconomic variables
  • Development economics