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Prof. Patricia Masego Makepe Ph.D.

Position
Associate Professor and Head of Department  
Contacts
office: 240/103
phone: +267 355 2149
fax: +267 397 2936
Research Interest
• Agriculture and Rural Development • Women Economic Empowerment • ICTs and Development • Technology Adoption • Governance • Environment and Natural Resource Utilisation and Management • Climate Change • Project Appraisal 

Prof. Nettimi Narayana

Position
Professor of Economics  
Contacts
office: 240/102
phone: +355 2753 (W); +267 71259897 (M)
fax: +267 397 2936
Research Interest
•  Developmental Issues and Policy • Women Empowerment • Informal Sector Development

Prof. Happy Siphambe

Position
Professor of Economics  
Contacts
office: 225/011
phone: +267 355 5439
fax: +267 318 5099
Research Interest
• Economics of Education • HIV/AIDS, Poverty • Labour market Analysis

Prof. Imogen Bonolo Mogotsi

Position
Associate Professor and Acting Dean of Faculty of Social Sciences  
Contacts
office: 240/106
phone: +267 355 2155
fax: +267 397 2936
Research Interest
• International Trade Issues • Gravity Models and International Trade  •  The Real Exchange Rate and Dutch Disease • Economic Diversification

Prof. Christopher Mupimpila

Position
Associate Professor  
Contacts
office: 240/260
phone: +267 355 2724
fax: +267 397 2936
Research Interest
•  Economic Growth • Regional Integration and Economic Growth • Human Capital and Economic Growth • Externalities and Public goods • Foreign Direct Investment

Prof. Francis Nathan Okurut

Position
Associate Professor  
Contacts
office: 240/261
phone: +267 355 2727
fax: +267 397 2936
Research Interest
• Microfinance • Monetary economics • SMEs

Prof. N.P. Sinha

Position
Associate Professor  
Contacts
office: 240/105
phone: +267 355 2153
fax: +267 397 2936
Research Interest
• Development Economics •  Macroeconomics •  Applied Econometrics

Prof. Setephen M. Kapunda

Position
Associate Professor  
Contacts
office: 240/108
phone: +267 355 2157
fax: +267 397 2936
Research Interest
•  Industrial and Economic Development Issues •  Poverty and Unemployment •  HIV/AIDS •  Gender Issues •  Income, Consumption and Food Security Issues

Prof. M.K. Sukumaran Nair

Position
Associate Professor  
Contacts
office: 240/111
phone: +267 355 2751
fax: +267 397 2936
Research Interest

 

Prof. Brothers Wilright Malema

Position
Associate Professor  
Contacts
office: 240/262
phone: +267 355 2725 (W); +267 77023870 (M)
fax: +267 397 2936
Research Interest
• HIV/AIDS •  Health •  Unemployment •  Privatisation •  Foreign Investment •  Development

Dr. B.K. Acquah

Position
Senior Lecturer  
Contacts
office: 240/107
phone: +267 355 2156 (W); +267 74263309 (M)
fax: +267 397 2936
Research Interest
• Food Security •  HIV/AIDS 

G.R. Motlaleng Mphil(UKC, Kent Cantebury); MA, BA (UB) 

Position
Senior Lecturer  
Contacts
office: 230/218
phone: +267 355 2376
fax: +267 397 2936
Research Interest
• Exchange Rate Issues •  Development and Trade Policy

Dr. Botswiri Oupa Tsheko

Position
Senior Lecturer  
Contacts
Office: Block 230: 215
Phone: +267 355 5400
Fax: +367 397 2936
Email: tshekobo@gmail.com
Research Interest
• Computable General Equlibrium Modelling •  International Trade Theory and Policy Issues •  Public Policy Analysis, Macroeconomic Policy Analysis •  International Finance

James S. Juana Ph.D 

Position
Senior Lecturer  
Contacts
office: 244L/148
phone: +267 355 4098
fax: +267 397 2936
Research Interest
• Water, Environment and Economy-wide Modelling  

Dr. Malebogo Bakwena

Position
Senior Lecturer  
Contacts
office: 240/283
phone: +267 355 2726
fax: +267 397 2936
Research Interest
• Development issues (poverty & unemployment in particular) •  Growth empirics and effects of mineral resources on economies 

Dr. Boitumelo Moffat

Position
Senior Lecturer  
Contacts
office: 240/110
phone: +267 355 2769
fax: +267 397 2936
Research Interest
• SMEs •  Poverty issues •  environmental issues

Lesego Sekwati Ph.D

Position
Senior Lecturer  
Contacts
office: 244L/142
phone: +267 355 5302 (W)
fax: +267 397 2936
Research Interest
• Productivity and Efficiency Analysis •  Entrepreneurship (SMEs) and Economic Development •  Economic Diversification Strategies and Policies •  Other development problems and policies

Mr. Obonye Galebotswe

Position
Senior Lecturer  
Contacts
office: 240/109
phone: +267 355 2158
fax: +267 397 2936
Research Interest
• Monetary policy •  Empirical Industrial Economics •  Competition Policy •  Macroeconometrics

Ms. M. Seemule

Position
Lecturer  
Contacts
office: 230/209
phone: +267 355 2377
fax: +267 397 2936
Research Interest
•  Informal sector •  Poverty issues •  Monetary Policy •  Gender and Development •  Financial Sector Development •  Pension Funds •  Privatisation
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Lexi L. Setlhare Ph.D

Position
Lecturer  
Contacts
Office: 240: 113
Phone: +267 355 4644
University of Botswana
Fax: +267 397 2936
Research Interest
•  Mracroeconomic Issues  

Dr. Mogale M. Ntsosa

Position
Lecturer  
Contacts
office: 230/207
phone: +267 355 2379
fax: +267 397 2936
Research Interest
• Financial Markets •  Monetary Issues and Political Economy

Mrs. Mavis Kolobe

Position
Lecturer  
Contacts
office: 244B/004
phone: +267 355 5022
fax: +267 397 2936
Research Interest
• Labour issues •  Public Finance •  Economic Development

Itumeleng P. Oageng

Position
Lecturer  
Contacts
office: 230/108
phone: +267 355 4896 (W); +267 72757250 ( M)
fax: +267 397 2936
Research Interest
•  Labour market issues •  Agricultural economics issues •  Water management issues

Zibanani Kahaka

Position
Lecturer  
Contacts
office: 242B/003
phone: +267 355 5001 (W); +267 71631975 (M)
fax: +267 397 2936
Research Interest
•  Trade & gender  •  Trade & poverty •  Trade & development •  Non-tariff Measures •  Trade facilitation & logistics, and other issues related to international trade •  Enterprise Development & business linkages •  FDI & transnational corporations, innovation, entrepreneurship

 

Contact Details :
4775 Notwane Rd. Gaborone, Botswana Private Bag UB 0022. Tel: +(267) 355 0000 Gaborone, Botswana