Dorrit Posel

Professor and Helen Suzman Chair (Economics)
University of the Witwatersrand

 

Dorrit  Posel

Dorrit (Dori) Posel is a professor of economics who specialises in applied micro-economic research, exploring the interface between households and labour markets in South Africa. From 2007 to 2015, Dori held an NRF/DST Research Chair in Economic Development at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. In 2016, she moved to the University of the Witwatersrand to take up the Helen Suzman chair in Political Economics. Dori received a PhD in economics from the University of Massachusetts (Amherst) in 1999, and has since been the recipient of numerous research awards, including the Vice-Chancellor’s Research Award in 2005. She has published widely on issues related to marriage and family formation, labour force participation, labour migration, the economics of language, and measures of well-being.

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Contact

University of the Witwatersrand
Jan Smuts Avenue, Braamfontein
Johannesburg
South Africa

Email dorrit.posel@wits.ac.za