I am an economist and a Senior Research Officer at DataFirst, in the Faculty of Commerce, University of Cape Town. In addition to my research, I teach on a number of courses, including an Honours-level course in the analysis of household survey data, Masters Labour economics, as well as several short courses taught by DataFirst and SALDRU. I am coordinator of the Post-Graduate Diploma in Survey Data Analysis for Development, which began in 2016 in the School of Economics with DataFirst and SALDRU.
I hold a DPhil and MPhil in Economics from the University of Oxford, as well as a BCom (Hons) and BSc from the University of KwaZulu-Natal.
I have worked as a short term consultant for the World Bank (2009 and 2011), a research assistant for the Centre for the Study of African Economies Research Assistant (2008-2009) and a consultant for the South African Competition Commission (2008). I have experience of running firm
and household surveys in Ghana (2013) and Tanzania (2008).
I am also the founder and co-owner of TaxiMap- a website to help people to get around on minibus taxis.