Murray Leibbrandt

Pro-Vice Chancellor, Poverty and Inequality; NRF Chair in Poverty and Inequality Research; and Director of the Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town

Professor Murray Leibbrandt Pro-Vice Chancellor, Poverty and Inequality at the University of Cape Town and the Director of the Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit. He holds the DSD/NRF National Research Chair of Poverty and Inequality Research and is an IZA Research Fellow. His research focusses on South African poverty‚ inequality and labour market dynamics using survey data and‚ in particular‚ panel data. He is currently one of the Principal Investigators on the National Income Dynamics Study. He is a past president of the African Econometric Society and immediate past president of the Economic Society of South Africa.

Fields of Research:

Poverty, inequality and labour markets in South Africa

Curriculum Vitae

PhD., University of Notre Dame, USA Professor School of Economics and Director Southern African Labour and Development Research UnitUniversity of Cape Town

For a more detailed CV, please click here (.PDF) (193 KB) (07/06/2012)

Grants and Contracts

  • 2014
    Role:
    Pro-Vice Chancellor, Poverty and Inequality; NRF Chair in Poverty and Inequality Research; and Director of the Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit
    Funding Source:
    National Research Foundation