Jacques de Jong

de Jong
Senior Lecturer
Jacques de Jongh

Jacques de Jongh is a development economist and holds a PhD in Economics. He is a senior lecturer in the School of Economic Sciences at the Vanderbijlpark campus where he lectures at both postgraduate and undergraduate levels. His teaching experience has extended across numerous fields including microeconomics, macroeconomics, fiscal and monetary policy, as well as research methodology in economics.

Jacques’ research focus is mainly grounded in the intricate dynamics of globalisation and its profound impact on economic, social, and political dimensions. He particularly delves into how the integration of countries shape their economic development landscapes, exploring its ramifications on a range of diverse areas. Amongst other these include aspects that relate to labour market outcomes, gender dynamics, industrialisation, and the key macroeconomic objectives of sub-Saharan African economies.

During the course of his academic career, he has authored over 30 research articles in international and local peer-reviewed publications. He also serves as critical reviewer for a number of accredited journals and publication houses. Above and beyond this, Jacques has been an active participant in the global academic discourse, where he has attended numerous conferences both internationally and locally, acting as, organising, and scientific committee member, session chair and delegate.

Physical Address

Vanderbijlpark Campus, Building A7 -

Telephone Number
016 910 3524