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Ingrid Woolard is Dean of the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences and Professor of Economics at Stellenbosch University.  She is also a Research Affiliate of the Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit (SALDRU) at the University of Cape Town (UCT), a senior non-resident research fellow at UNU-WIDER and a Research Fellow of the Institute for the Study of Labour (IZA).  She was a lead author of the chapter on inequality for the prestigious International Panel on Social Progress.  

She has been one of the PIs of South Africa’s national household panel survey, the National Income Dynamics Study (NIDS), since 2007.  According to Google Scholar, her total citations stand at more than 5000, her h-index is 30 and her i10-index is 60.

She served as the Chair of the Employment Conditions Commission (ECC) from 2011 to 2014 which advises the South African Minister of Labour on making sectoral determinations on working conditions and minimum wages in 11 sectors covering approximately 4 million workers. She has been a member of the Davis Tax Committee since 2013.

Ingrid's research interests include:
  • Labour markets
  • Social protection
  • Poverty and inequality
  • Tax policy
  • Survey methodology

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Ingrid Woolard,
27 May 2018, 11:33