Expertise: Economics of Education, Poverty and Inequality, Labour Economics, Behavioural Economics, Health Economics, Environmental Economics
Tim obtained a Masters degree in Economics from Stellenbosch University. He also holds an Honours degree cum laude in Economics. His research topics for these degrees involved investigating the intergenerational transmission of education and the relationship between environmental degradation and economic development in South Africa. He has spent some time working as a research assistant on education-related work for the Research on Socio-Economic Policy (ReSEP) unit in Stellenbosch University’s Department of Economics. His research interests relate predominantly to development microeconomics relating especially to education, poverty, inequality, labour, and health.