South African economist Mike Schüssler has passed away. The news has spread all over the internet and has caused his well-wishers sorrow. Tributes have poured in for the economist on social media. Everyone is saddened to learn about the sudden death of Mike and is extending their deepest condolences to him. The death news was confirmed by Gavin Kelly, the CEO of the Road Freight Association. Gavin said that he learned about Mike’s death from his family on Tuesday morning. Here is everything we know about him.
According to Gavin Kelly, Mike was battling with his health for quite some time. On March 14, 2022, Schüssler shared a tweet where he had mentioned doing his service as still stick but getting back now- beating cancer. Kelly shared his sincere condolences to Greta Moodie and his family and said that they will miss Mike. Kelly continued to write “a great stalwart of the industry has fallen.”
It is no doubt to state that the sudden death of the SA economist has affected a large section of people who have paid him sincere respects on the internet. To know more about Mike Schüssler, read the article to the end. Sources confirm that Schüssler founded Economoists.co.za in 2005. According to its site, Mike has been the South African Economist of the Year twice since 2005 and bagged a fourth place in 2010 in the Reuters economic competition.
Schüssler and Economists.co.za produced the BakservAfrica Economic Transactions Index and the Bankserv Disposable Salary Index (BDSI). They also developed the ABSA bank/ Barclays Africa SME index and produced the South African Employment Report for the trade union UASA. Sharing Mike Schüssler’s cause of death, his wife, Greta Moodie, stated that he died of cancer and that he was battling it for quite some time. Schüssler’s wife said that he was not just a big man but big in the world of economists to boot.
Ulric Joubert, the Independent economist, described Mike as the “Zeus” of South African economics. Let us add that Moodie announced the saddening piece of news on Facebook. Sharing an emotional post, she wrote that she was absolutely broken this morning. It is a deep shock for the economics fraternity. Adding further, she wrote that her dearest, kindest, most wonderful husband passed away this morning after a very short battle with cancer. Our site pays Mike Schüssler tributes and respects too. May Mike Schüssler soul rest in peace!
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