John Robertson, cutting-edge economist, dies at 85
One of Zimbabwe’s leading economist and commentator, John Robertson has died.
Robinson died this morning at his home in Harare after suffering a stroke several weeks ago.
Born 1937 in Bulawayo, Robertson trained at the Technical College and later became a technician with the Air Force, specialising in radio communications.
As a mature student, he enrolled at the University of Rhodesia and obtained an honours degree in economics from London University.
John will be remembered as a fine economist who always supported his opinions and views with substantial research and statistics.
He is survived by two sons.Newsday.