Taryn Dinkelman

Assistant Professor of Economics

309 Rockefeller
HB 6106
Dickey Center
A.B. Rhodes University
M.Comm. University of the Witwatersrand
Ph.D. University of Michigan

Selected Publications

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