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Hobart Houghton Research Fellowship in the Department of Economics ABD Economic History

Date posted: 06/09/2006

Award: 6-8 week fellowship at Rhodes University, Grahamstown South Africa

Field: economics and agricultural economics

Eligibility: hold a master's in either economics or agricultural economics with research experience

Contact Information:

Name: Professor Hugo Nel, Department of Economics and Economic History
Phone: 046-6038055
Fax: 046-6228822
Address: Rhodes University P.O. Box 94 Grahamstown, 6140; South Africa
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The Fellowship is intended to promote work of scientific value, relevant to the economic problems of the Eastern Cape, which could contribute to the upliftment of the people of the region. It is also seen as a fitting memorial to Desmond Hobart Houghton. Funding for the establishment of the Fellowship has been provided by Hobart Houghton’s former students and associates and by the Liberty Life Educational Foundation.

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