Andrew Kerr

Position: Associate Professor, School of Economics
Institution: University of Cape Town

Education: DPhil and MPhil in Economics, University of Oxford. BCom (hons) and BSc, University of KwaZulu-Natal.

Previous Experience: Senior Research Officer, DataFirst; Lecturer: UCT Economics; Short term consultant for the World Bank (2009 and 2011); Centre for the Study of African Economies Research Assistant (2008-2009); Consultant, South African Competition Commission (2008).

Research: The Returns to Formality and Informality in Urban Africa; The Determinants of Earnings Inequalities in KwaZulu-Natal; Comparative Advantage with Matching in the Urban Tanzanian Labour Market.

Grants and Awards: Exploratory Grant from the Private Enterprise Development in Low Income Countries research initiative, 2012 (with Martin Wittenberg); Centre for the Study of African Economies DPhil Scholarship, 2009; Rhodes Scholarship, KwaZulu-Natal Constituency, 2005.