How does the presence of a local university affect the economic development of an area within a large city? This research should focus on the Sandton, Gauteng, a city in South Africa that is regarded as the Financial Capital of Africa. Consider the change the needs to be realised after the end of the Apartheid Era in 1994.
There is no public University in Sandton which has the major Gautrain Station. What will the Financial and Socio economic consequences of having a University in the most Affluent town in South Africa? What the effects would be on various industries.
(1) an analysis of the significance of the University to the African and South African economy;. and
(2) an analysis of the economic effects on Sandton Univertsity generating an increase in tertiary participation (and retention of human Capital) in the region and country.
You will need to complete the Economic Model
The Interregional, and International Commuting into the City
The Economic contribution of a Sandton University
The Effects of Increasing Student retention in South Africa
Estimate the Direct effects and Side effects on Education Services In SA
Expenditures Associated with Sandton University - student Living expenses, associated activities, supply side effects.
Estimate the Labour productivity effects . What will the Economic contribution to the Country be?