Assistant Professor of Economics
Evidence on the impact of minimum wage laws in an informal sector: Domestic workers in South Africa, with Vimal Ranchhod. Journal of Development Economics, Vol. 99(1) pages 27-45 September 2012.
The effects of rural electrification on employment: New evidence from South Africa, American Economic Review, Vol. 101(7) pages 3078-3108, December 2011.
Linking Poverty and Income Shocks to Risky Sexual Behavior: Evidence from a Panel Study of Young Adults in Cape Town (with David Lam and Murray Leibbrandt) South African Journal of Economics, 76 (S1): 53-74. 2008
How household context affects search outcomes of the unemployed in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: A panel data analysis, South African Journal of Economics, September 72(3) 2004
Individual, household and regional determinants of labour force attachment in South Africa: Evidence from the 1997 October Household Survey, South African Journal of Economics, June 70(5) 2002 (with Farah Pirouz)
Works in progress
Investing in schooling in Chile: The role of information about financial aid for higher education, with Claudia Martinez A. The Review of Economics and Statistics. (forthcoming).
Can spatial mobility insure families against long-term impacts of economic shocks? Evidence from drought and disability in South Africa
Migration, congestion externalities, and the evaluation of spatial investments, with Sam Schulhofer-Wohl