Haroon Bhorat is professor of economics and director of the development policy research unit at the University of Cape Town. He’s co-edited four books and published over 150 academic journal articles, book chapters and working papers, covering labour economics, poverty and income distribution. He recently co-edited The Oxford Companion to the Economics of South Africa.

He studied at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and was a Cornell University research fellow. Professor Bhorat consults with international organizations such as the ILO, the UNDP, the World Bank, Ratings Agencies and emerging market fund managers. He is a member of the World Bank’s Commission on Global Poverty, and an IZA Research Fellow (Institute for the Study of Labour).

He holds a highly prestigious National Research Chair, is a director on the Western Cape Tourism, Trade and Investment Promotion Agency Board. Haroon advised two previous South African Presidents and was an economic advisor to former Ministers of Finance.

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Haroon Bhorat is professor of economics and director of the development policy research unit at the University of Cape Town. He’s co-edited four books and published over 150 academic journal articles, book chapters and working papers, covering labour economics, poverty and income distribution. He recently co-edited The Oxford Companion to the Economics of South Africa.

He studied at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and was a Cornell University research fellow. Professor Bhorat consults with international organizations such as the ILO, the UNDP, the World Bank, Ratings Agencies and emerging market fund managers. He is a member of the World Bank’s Commission on Global Poverty, and an IZA Research Fellow (Institute for the Study of Labour).

He holds a highly prestigious National Research Chair, is a director on the Western Cape Tourism, Trade and Investment Promotion Agency Board. Haroon advised two previous South African Presidents and was an economic advisor to former Ministers of Finance.

For more info please visit:

http://www.dpru.uct.ac.za/professor-haroon-bhorat-director-dpru-school-economics-uct

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