Professor Murray Leibbrandt
Prof Murray Leibbrandt holds the National Research Foundation Chair in Poverty and Inequality Research in the School of Economics at the University of Cape Town. He is the Director of the African Centre of Excellence for Inequality Research within the African Research Univerisities Alliance. He is on the Executive Committee of the International Economic Association and is a Senior Research Fellow of UNU-WIDER. He has published widely in development economics using survey data and especially panel data to analyse South Africa’s poverty, inequality, and labour market dynamics.