Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit (SALDRU, UCT), South Africa
IZA World of Labor role
Post-doctoral fellow at South African Labour and Development Research Unit (SALDRU, UCT), South Africa
Labor economics, gender pay gap, unemployment, incomplete education
PhD Economics, University of Cape Town, South Africa
"An empirical analysis of trends in female labour force participation and the gender wage gap in South Africa." Agenda 33:64 (2019): 1–15.
Distributional Changes in the Gender Wage Gap in the Post-Apartheid South African Labour Market. WIDER Working Paper No. 17, 2019.
"An empirical analysis of trends in female labour force participation and the gender wage gap in South Africa." Agenda 33:4 (2019): 29–43.
The legacy of apartheid and demand for skills have resulted in high, persistent inequality and high unemploymentThe South African economy was on a positive growth trajectory from 2003 to 2008 but, like other economies around the world, it was not spared from the effects of the 2008 global financial crisis. The economy has not recovered and employment in South Africa has not yet returned to its pre-crisis levels. Overall inequality has not declined, and median wages seem to have stagnated in the post-apartheid period. Labor force participation has been stable and although progress has been made, gender imbalances persist.MoreLess