REFA Festival 2020
Rethinking Economics for Africa (REFA) organises an annual event called the REFA Festival. This year, the REFA Festival’s theme was “practical action towards a pluralist economics curriculum”. The Festival has also come at a timely moment as countries, globally, are realising the challenges and gaps presented by current economic policies taken in response to COVID-19.
REFA’s opening plenary session addresses what the Covid-19 moment means for Economics teaching and research in the Global South by a panel of international pluralist economists. Jayati Ghosh, Leonce Ndikumana and Fatimah Kelleher discussed the social and economic reality that the Global South, including South Africa, faces as well as illuminate the widening chasms created by the pandemic.
Watch the webinar below