School of Accounting, Economics and Finance

Dr Vanessa Tang

Lecturer
Telephone: +27 33 260 5001
Email Tangv@ukzn.ac.za
Campus: Pietermaritzburg
Building & Room: New Arts Building 3rd Floor Room 325

Biography:

Vanessa Tang is a lecturer in International Economics and policy development consultant at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. She holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Johannesburg, RSA. She has consulted for various organizations including most recently the African Development Bank, African Union and African Capacity Building Foundation. She has published numerous papers in books, journals and government reports on issues related to international trade, welfare, tourism, special economic zones and regional economic integration. Her most recent co-edited book is titled Development and Sustainable Growth of Mauritius.

Academic Qualifications

  • B.Com (Hons) University of Port Elizabeth (UPE)
  • M. Phil Stellenbosch University (SU)
  • PhD University of Johannesburg (UJ)

Professional Qualification

  • Post Graduate Certificate in Education (UNISA)

Research Interests

  • International Trade
  • Development Economics
  • Regional Economic Integration

Recent Publications and Papers

  • TANG, V. T., HOLDEN,.M.G and Shaw, T.M. 2019. The Making of a Developmental African State. In Development and Sustainable Growth of Mauritius. New York, Palgrave MacMillan.
  • TANG, V. T., TREGENNA,.F and DIKGANG, J 2019. Trade Openness and Economic Growth in Mauritius. In Development and Sustainable Growth of Mauritius. New York, Palgrave MacMillan.
  • TANG, V. T. 2019. Zoning in on Mauritius Special Economic Zones: Structure, Evolution and Economic Impact. In Development and Sustainable Growth of Mauritius. New York, Palgrave MacMillan.
  • TANG, V. T. 2019.Export sophistication and Bilateral Trade in Mauritius. In Development and Sustainable Growth of Mauritius. New York, Palgrave MacMillan.
  • KOBENA, H., TANG,.V. T and MUGUTO, H,T 2019. The Service export-Led Growth Hypothesis In Mauritius. In Development and Sustainable Growth of Mauritius. New York, Palgrave MacMillan.
  • TANG V.T. and TREGENNA. F 2019. An input-Output Analysis of Mauritius Economy In Development and Sustainable Growth of Mauritius. New York, Palgrave MacMillan.
  • Atta-Mensah, J., TANG, V.T and Shaw T.M. 2019. Towards Economic Transformation: The Way Forward for Africa. In Development and Sustainable Growth of Mauritius. New York, Palgrave MacMillan.