Professor Harold Ngalawa

Designation Associate Professor
Telephone +27 31 260 7558
Email ngalawa@ukzn.ac.za 
Campus Westville
Building & Room J Block room 301
Professor Harold Ngalawa
BIOGRAPHY :

Professor Harold Ngalawa is a Associate Professor and the acting College Dean of Research, following appointment as the Academic Leader Research and Higher Degrees in the School of Accounting, Economics and Finance. His research is Macroeconomics and Monetary Theory and Practice.

APPOINTMENT DESIGNATION:
Associate Professor

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS: 

PhD (UCT), MA (Econ) (Mlw), BSocSc (Mlw)
PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS: 
ACAIB (SA)
UNDERGRADUATE COURSES CURRENTLY TEACHING:
Macroeconomics
POSTGRADUATE COURSES:
Macroeconomics, Monetary Theory and Practice
RESEARCH INTERESTS:
Monetary theory and practice, banking instability, deposit insurance, informal finance, monetary-fiscal policy interdependence, dynamic stochastic general equilibrium modeling, capital formation, economic growth and regional integration.

PUBLICATIONS:

  • Ngalawa, H.P.E. (2012). Banking Instability and Deposit Insurance in Low Income Countries, Journal for Studies in Economics and Econometrics, 36(3), pp. 1-24.
  • Ngalawa, H. and Viegi, N. (2011). Dynamic Effects of Monetary Policy Shocks in Malawi, South African Journal of Economics, 79(3), pp. 224-250.
  • Chirwa, E.W. and Ngalawa, H.P.E. (2008). Determinants of Child Nutrition in Malawi. South African Journal of Economics, 76(4), pp. 628-640.
  • Tchereni, B.H.M., Ngalawa, H.P.E. and Sekhampu, T.J. (2012). Technical Efficiency of Smallholder Sugarcane farmers in Malawi: The Case of Kasinthula Cane growing Scheme, Studia Oeconomica, 59(2), pp. 3-13.

Papers Delivered:

  • Banking Instability and Deposit Insurance: The Role of Moral Hazard, Paper presented at the 13th International Conference on Finance and Banking, Ostrava, Czech republic, October 12-13, 2011.
  • Public Health Expenditure Implications of the Southern African Customs Union in BLNS Countries, Paper presented at the Amsterdam Institute for International Development, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, December 20-21, 2010.
  • Southern African Customs Union Revenue Volatility and Public Health Expenditures in BLNS Countries, Southern African Customs Union Civil Society Conference, Ezulwini, Swaziland, August 24-27, 2010.
  • Interaction of Formal and Informal Financial Markets in Quasi-Emerging Market Economies, International Economic Modelling Conference, Istanbul-Bilgi University, Istanbul, Turkey, July 7-9, 2010.
  • Interaction of Formal and Informal Financial Markets in Quasi-Emerging Market Economies, Annual DYNARE Conference, Norges Bank, Oslo, Norway, August 31-September 1, 2009.
  • Dynamic Effects of Monetary Policy Shocks in Malawi, African Economic Research Consortium Bi-Annual Conference, Intercontinental Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya, December 9-13, 2008.
  • Design, Operational Framework and Performance of Monetary Policy in Malawi: A Case of a Quasi-Emerging Market Economy, AERC Bi-Annual Conference, Imperial Beach Hotel, Entebbe, Uganda, June 2-6, 2008.

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