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Riaan Rossouw

School of Economics
North-West University
South Africa


Riaan Rossouw is currently working as Professor (School of Economics) in North-West University, South Africa.

Research Interest

His research interests include social and economic dimensions of inequality and applied/computable general equilibrium modelling, particularly as applied to the African (and South African) context, with a special focus on regional disparities, labour markets, fiscal reform, tourism economics, energy policy, decision support systems, development planning and international trade. He has carried out consultancy work for various industries (both local and international), from governmental departments, financial institutions, private manufacturing concerns and international organisations, through to real economy institutions such as mining houses, freight transport companies and utility providers. He has much field experience in Southern Africa, and has taught both students and development practitioners.


  • Cameron, M.J. and ROSSOUW, R. (2012). ‘Modelling the economic impact of electricity tariff increases on Eskom’s Top Customer Segment’, International Journal of Energy Engineering,2(6): 315–331(doi:10.5923/j.ijee.20120206.06).

  • Van Wyk, L.J.M., Saayman, M. and ROSSOUW, R. (2013). ‘Economic impact of the Klein Karoo National Arts festival: investigating the application of different models’, Journal of Economic and Financial Sciences, 6(1): 129–152.

  • Saayman, M., ROSSOUW, R. and Saayman, A. (2013). ‘Socio-economic impact of the Table Mountain National Park’, Journal of Economic and Financial Sciences , 6(2): forthcoming.

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