Dr. Marvellous Ngundu

DePECOS Institutions and Development Research Centre.

Dr. Marvellous Ngundu

Coordinator, Southern Africa

Dr Marvellous Ngundu holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Johannesburg in South Africa, a Mcom in Financial Economics from Great Zimbabwe University, and a Bcom (Honours) in Banking and Finance from Midlands State University in Zimbabwe. 

He is a Senior Lecturer at the National University of Science and Technology (NUST)’s Department of Banking in Zimbabwe and a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN)’s School of Accounting, Economics, and Finance in South Africa. Dr Marvellous is also affiliated with various research units, including the Macroeconomic Research Unit (MRU) at UKZN’s School of Accounting, Economics, and Finance (Associate Member), Center for Economic Policy and Development Research (CEPDeR) at Covenant University in Nigeria (Research Fellow), and African Studies Centre Leiden (ASCL) Community at Leiden University in the Netherlands (Associate Member). 

He is a former Research Fellow for the China Africa Research Initiative (CARI) 2020/2021 fellowship program at Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies in the United States. His research interests span international and development economics, with a particular emphasis on China-Africa economic relations. He is also keen in using econometrics to inform policies on real-time global dynamics and to address issues of sustainable growth and development in the global south.