School of Accounting, Economics and Finance

Professor Dharma Mahadea

Associate Professor
Telephone: +27 31 260 7559
Email
Campus: Pietermaritzburg
Building & Room: New Arts Building – 333, 3rd Floor

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.

Academic Qualifications:

  • BA (Hons) Econs (Lanchester)
  • MBA (Bradford), UK
  • PhD (UDW)

Undergraduate courses currently teaching:

  • Development Economics
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Micro and Macroeconomics at BBA level

Postgraduate 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.