The research subject was the empirical testing of the relative importance of fiscal and monetary actions on economic activity (under the leadership of Professor Philip Mohr). Daleen was the first woman to receive a D.Com degree in Economics at the University of South Africa. (The University was established in Cape Town in 1873 as the University of the Cape of Good Hope and changed its name to the University of South Africa in 1916. UNISA moved to Pretoria in 1918.)
Sponsored by the SARB to attend courses in the economic field in the Ph.D.-programme of the University of Pennsylvania in the United States of America. She studied under Professor Lawrence R. Klein, the recipient of the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences in 1980.
Daleen published several articles relating to economics, modelling, and econometric analysis and participated in numerous National and International forums. Here are some of Daleen's publication: