Rethinking Economics for Africa @ WITS

Rethinking Economics for Africa (REFA) at WITS is an organisation of students at WITS University, building a better economics in society and the classroom.



Through a mix of campaigning, events and engaging projects, REFA connects people to discuss and enact the change needed for the future of economics. 


We’re hoping to grow to other universities in the country so if you’d like to start at branch at your South African university please get in touch!


We have the support of a policy think tank based on campus The Institute for Economic Justice, and funding from a German entity Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung.