Associate Professor, University of Pretoria
Rangan Gupta was born in India and has travelled extensively. He
completed his PhD at the university of Connecticut in the united States
before settling in South Africa.
In August 2005 Gupta joined the university of Pretoria where he lectures
in monetary policy and theory. He says he is inspired by the fact that he can
transfer his knowledge to students every day.
Gupta has been published in some of the world's leading journals and has
won the Exceptional Young
Researchers award. He is a
member of the Economic
Association of South Africa, the
African Econometric Society and
the African Institute for Economic
Modelling and Economic
Research Southern Africa.
In the past year he has been
ranked among the top 100
young economists in the world
� and the only one from Africa.
� Tarryn Harbour
Lunch spot: Anywhere, as long as he is with his wife and daughter