Baneng L Naape
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Personal Statement

Baneng is an aspiring Tax Specialist with a proven track record of participating in economy-wide debates, research and competitions. His in-depth knowledge and understanding of various economics issues can be observed in classroom-discussions, public lectures and seminars. Notably, Baneng was a Finalist of the Nedbank and Old Mutual Budget Speech Competition in 2018. In addition, he was part of the Top100 Future Leaders of South Africa 2017 and served as a Panelist at the World Youth Forum, Egypt. His research interest is around Tax Policy and Design, Revenue and Expenditure, Inflation Targeting, International Trade and Financial Development.

Biography

Work Rights:
  • South African Permanent Resident
  • South African Citizen
Citizenship:
  • South Africa
Languages:
  • English

Education

  • University of Limpopo - Bachelor in Economics
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    Discipline(s):
    • Economics
    Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • University of Limpopo - Bachelors with Honours in Economics
    Graduation date:
    Discipline(s):
    • Economics
    Degree Level:
    Bachelors with Honours
  • University of the Witwatersrand - Masters in Economics
    Graduation date:
    Discipline(s):
    • Economics
    Degree Level:
    Masters

Employment

  • Company Name:
    Research Coordinator at Association for Public Administration Students
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    Description:

    Conducting research within the field of Public Administration.

  • Company Name:
    Head Founder and President at Economics Students Association - University of Limpopo
    Start - End Dates:
    Description:

    Enhancing Economics Thought in Academia

  • Company Name:
    Mentor and SI Leader at University of Limpopo
    Start - End Dates:
    Description:

    Assisting students in academically challenging modules and adapting to university life.

Achievements

  • Top100 Future Leaders

    GradConnection Top100 Future Leaders of South Africa 2017

  • 1st Prize

    Business Plan Competition 2017

  • Country Ambassador

    Global Youth Opportunities Ambassadors Program 2018

  • Finalist (Top 10)

    Nedbank and Old Mutual Budget Speech Competition

  • Panelist

    World Youth Forum, Egypt

Skills

  • research skills

    Advanced in collecting, analysing and interpreting data.

  • microsoft office

    Advanced in Word, Excel and Powerpoint.

  • ledearship skills

    Led numerous academic structures.

  • academic writing skills

    Advanced in writing research papers

Interest & Hobbies

  • mentoring

    I spend most of my time mentoring and inspiring students all over the world.

  • meditating

    I meditate to relax and clear my mind.

  • reading and writing

    I spend most of my time reading academic journals and books and writing academic papers.

  • travelling

    Exploring the world and meeting different people

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