School of Accounting, Economics and Finance

Dr Christian Tipoy

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Senior Lecturer
Telephone: +27 31 260 7870
Email tipoy@ukzn.ac.za
Campus: Westville
Building & Room: J Block, 2nd Floor, Room 02-006

Biography

Dr Christian Tipoy is a Senior Lecturer in Economics. He holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Pretoria. He teaches Macroeconomics at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. His research interests are mainly in the field of applied macroeconomics using Bayesian econometrics and Dynamic Stochastic General Equilibrium Models.

Academic Qualifications:

  • PhD in Economics (University of Pretoria)
  • Masters in Economics (University of Pretoria)
  • BCom Hons Economics (University of Kinshasa)

Professional Qualification

  • Economist

Research Interests

  • Applied Macroeocnomics
  • Bayesian Econometrics
  • Dynamic Stochastic General Equilibrium Models

Recent Publications

  • Tipoy, C.K., 2019. Real Convergence using TAR Panel Unit Root Tests: An Application to The Southern African Development Community. SPOUDAI-Journal of Economics and Business, 69(1-2), pp.45-61.
  • Odhiambo, N.M., Nyasha, S., Zerihun, M.F. and Tipoy, C., 2019. Financial Development in Africa: Is It Demand-Following or Supply-Leading?. In Extending Financial Inclusion in Africa (pp. 37-60). Academic Press.
  • Tipoy, C.K., Breitenbach, M.F. and Zerihun, M. 2018. Exchange Rate Misalignment and Economic Growth: On the Possible Transmission Channels for Emerging Economies. Cogent Economics & Finance, 6(1), 1476016. https://doi.org/10.1080/23322039.2018.1476016
  • Tipoy, C.K., Breitenbach, M.F. and Zerihun, M. 2018. Exchange Rate Misalignment and Economic Growth: Evidence from Nonlinear Panel Cointegration and Granger Causality. Studies in Nonlinear Dynamics & Econometrics. Vol 22(2).