Graduate School of Business
and Leadership

Dr Mihalis Chasomeris

Associate Professor
Telephone: +27 31 260 2575
Email chasomerism1@ukzn.ac.za
Campus: Westville
Building & Room: GSB&L – Room 28, Ground Floor

Biography:

Mihalis is a Senior Lecturer at the Graduate School of Business and Leadership. He received a PhD degree in economics from UKZN. Over the past 12 years he has lectured ‘Economics for Management’ to the Master of Business Administration students and supervised Masters and Doctoral research. His fields of academic research and experience in national and international consultancy include seaport governance and pricing, maritime transport economics and international trade. He has a sustained record of research in economics and has presented his research in South Africa, China, Taiwan, Chile, the USA and several European countries.

Academic Qualifications:

  • 2007: Doctor of Philosophy (Economics), University of KwaZulu-Natal
  • 2001: Master of Commerce (Economics), University of Natal, Durban
  • 1999: Bachelor of Social Science (Honours)(Economics), University of Natal, Durban
  • 1998: Bachelor of Social Science (Industrial Psychology, Business Administration and Economics), University of Natal, Durban

Research Interests:

  • Maritime Studies
  • Maritime Economics and Policy
  • Port Economics: Port Governance and Pricing
  • International Trade and Transportation Costs
  • Local Economic Development

Selected Publications:

Journal Articles
  • Gumede, S. and Chasomeris, M. (2018) Pricing Strategy and Tariff Structure for a Port Authority: A Case Study of South Africa. Maritime Policy and Management. https://doi.org/10.1080/03088839.2018.1446103
  • Gumede, S. and Chasomeris, M. (2017) A Critique of South Africa’s National Ports Authority Revenue Required Pricing Methodology. International Journal of Transport Economics. Vol. XLIV. No4. December 2017. pp 611-631. Publisher: Fabrizio Serra editore: Rome.
  • Foster, J. and Chasomeris, M. (2017) Examining car guarding as a livelihood in the informal sector. Local Economy, Vol. 32(6) pp. 525-538. SAGE, UK.
  • Gregory, V. and Chasomeris, M. (2016) JSE Listed Companies in the Food and Drug Retail Sector: A Content Analysis of Financial Statements to determine their Primary Purpose. Journal of Economic and Financial Sciences, October 2016 9(3), pp. 927-950.
  • Meyiwa, A. and Chasomeris, M. (2016) Restructuring Port Governance in South Africa. Journal of Economic and Financial Sciences, October 2016 9(3), pp. 854-873.
Conference Proceedings
  • Gumede, S. and Chasomeris, M. (2017). Regulation of South Africa’s Ports: Dilemmas and Reforms. Paper presented at the International Association of Maritime Economists (IAME) Annual Conference, 27-30 June, Kyoto, Japan.
  • Meyiwa, A. and Chasomeris, M. (2017). South Africa’s Port Doctrine: Dilemmas and the Way Forward. Paper presented at the International Association of Maritime Economists (IAME) Annual Conference, 27-30 June, Kyoto, Japan.
  • Gumede, S. and Chasomeris, M. (2016). A Critique of South Africa’s National Ports Authority’s Revenue Required Pricing Methodology. Paper presented at the International Association of Maritime Economists (IAME) Annual Conference, 23-26 August, Hamburg, Germany.
  • Gumede, S. and Chasomeris, M. (2016). Restructuring of South Africa’s Port Pricing Strategy. Paper presented at the 14th World Conference on Transport Research, 10-15 July, Shanghai, China.
  • Gregory, V. and Chasomeris, M. (2016). JSE Listed Companies in the Food and Drug
    Retail Sector: A Content Analysis of Financial Statements to determine their Primary Purpose. Paper presented at Value 2016 Conference, 22-24 May, Waterberg, South Africa.
  • Gregory, V. and Chasomeris, M. (2016). JSE Listed Companies in the Food and Drug
    Retail Sector: A Content Analysis of Financial Statements to determine their Primary Purpose. Paper presented at Value 2016 Conference, 22-24 May, Waterberg, South Africa.<.li>