Researcher & Project Mangager
Expertise: Project Management, Labour Market Profiles, Poverty, Development
Toughedah obtained her M.Comm in Economics from the University of Cape Town in 2007. She worked as a Local Government Revenue Analyst and then as an Economist for the Western Cape Provincial Treasury, before joining the DPRU as a Researcher in 2008. In 2010, she became Programme Manager for the Employment Promotion Programme. She continues to manage a number of projects, responsible for proposals and contracting.
- Provincial Economic Review and Outlook. 2012. DPRU Research Report for the Western Cape Provincial Treasury (Co-authored with Oosthuizen, M.)
- Work Experience Grants within the NSDS II: An investigation into the measurement of the effectiveness of Work Experience Grant. 2011. DPRU Research Report for the Department of Labour (Co-authored with Oosthuizen, M. and Mutasa, G.)
- Anatomy of a Crisis. 2010. DPRU Research Report for the International Labour Organisation (Co-authored with Bhorat, H; Mutasa, G & Tseng, D)
- EPP Fact Sheets: Monitoring the Performance of the South African Labour Market. 2010 and 2011. Prepared for the Employment Promotion Programme. (Co-authored with Oosthuizen, M. and Mutasa, G.)