Professor Dharma Mahadea

  Designation Associate Professor
Telephone +27 33 260 5910
Email rhodesb@ukzn.ac.za 
Campus Pietermaritzburg
Building & Room New Arts Building – 333, 3rd Floor
Dr Bruce Rhodes

BIOGRAPHY: 
Dharma Mahadea is Professor in discipline of Economics focusing in mainstream Economics and Development Economics. Research interests lie in Entrepreneurship, SMMEs, Economics of happiness, unemployment and poverty.

APPOINTMENT DESIGNATION:
Associate ProfessorACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS: 
BA (Hons) Econs (Lanchester) and MBA (Bradford), UK; PhD (UDW)UNDERGRADUATE COURSES CURRENTLY TEACHING:
Development Economics
Entrepreneurship
Micro and Macroeconomics at BBA levelPOSTGRADUATE COURSES:
Macroeconomics
Research Interests:
Entrepreneurship, SMMEs, Economics of happiness, unemployment and poverty.
RECENT PUBLICATIONS: 

  • Human Capital Elements and Performance of Small-scale Manufacturing in Tanzania, International Journal of Education Economics and Development, Vol 3, No 2, 2012, pp. 164-178.
  • Work Without Workers: What happened to Employment in South Africa?, in Jobs, Jobs, Job. Free Market Foundation, pp.184-212, Nov. 2011
  • (2 articles of mine will be published in Dec 2012; one in the Journal of Developmental Entrepreneurship and the other in Skills and Work, Vol 5),– cannot insert them until having sight that they have been published).

EDITORIAL BOARDS: 

  • Was a member of the Editorial Board of South African Journal for Economics, 2002-09.