Professor of Economics, Rhodes University
Jen Snowball is a full professor of Economics at Rhodes University, with a PhD in Economics from the same university. She is also a researcher at the National Cultural Observatory in South Africa. Her research interests are focused in the fields of cultural economics (or the economics of arts and culture), as well as environmental and natural resource economics, local economic development and tourism economics.
May 20, 2020 15:23 pm UTC| Business
In 1941 Hedy Lamarr, a Hollywood actress, and George Antheil, an experimental composer, patented frequency hopping. The technique is still used today for secure radio communications, Wi-Fi, GPS and Bluetooth. Frequency...
There is growing interest in the creative economy in emerging markets in terms of its impact on employment and economic growth, as well as social and cultural impacts. In South Africa, for example, a recent study by the...