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Francois Steenkamp

Francois, while working as a researcher at the Development Policy Research Unit, is working on his PhD at the University of Cape Town. His PhD research focuses on South African export dynamics and their developmental implications. His research interests include, international trade, complexity economics, patterns of structural transformation, and industrial policy.


  • 2014–present
    Researcher, University of Cape Town, DPRU


  • 2008 
    University of KwaZulu Natal, Masters (Economics)

Grants and Contracts

  • 2018
    Funding Source:
    National Research Foundation