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Murray Leibbrandt
Murray Leibbrandt is Director of the African Centre of Excellence for Inequality Research and NRF/DST Chair in Poverty and Inequality Research, SALDRU, UCT
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ARUA ACEIR May 16
Our Centre is excited to be part of this expanded research programme with the support from UK Research and Innovation. Sign up for our 1st newsletter due out next week:
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Murray Leibbrandt May 22
See Andrew Donaldson's thoughtful piece in Project Syndicate about the key prongs of inclusive development policy in South Africa. It focusses on building an empowered and productive citizenry. Can Ramaphosa Do It? by Andrew Donaldson
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Murray Leibbrandt May 7
It was very good to be at the UN yesterday to participate in an engagement that brought to bear on SDG 10 the work from a large UNU-WIDER project on Inequality in the Giants
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Murray Leibbrandt May 7
Great news! So richly deserved. We honour your generous support in South Africa and Ghana too! You have opened up the amazing ICPSR data to African researchers and supported our building of world class African data facilities () for African researchers.
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Murray Leibbrandt May 4
Why South Africa should seriously consider taxing its wealthy citizens via
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Murray Leibbrandt Apr 30
It is good to see our research on South Africa's stuttering social mobility making it into an interesting piece into . Our work is an example of the particular contribution the NIDS data can make to our understanding of contemporary South Africa.
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Kaushik Basu Apr 26
The importance of luck. The readership for my journalistic writings truly picked up when BBC ran a column of mine & had Preity Zinta's column right next to it . People flocked to see her column & read mine. I am grateful for this inadvertent boost.
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UN DESA DISD Apr 22
and will co-host a workshop on on 6 May at HQ. Don’t miss Elliot Harris and more, discussing global progress ℹ️
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Murray Leibbrandt Apr 17
Many thanks to , , and other members of the team at for hosting me and giving generously of your time and insights.
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Janet Gornick Apr 10
Congrats to OECD on this high-quality & timely report - "Under Pressure: The Squeezed Middle Class" - OECD's 5th flagship report on inequality. Like the earlier ones, this one makes great use of the Luxembourg Income Study (LIS) Database.
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UNU-WIDER Apr 16
and will co-host a workshop on on 6 May at HQ. Don’t miss Elliot Harris and more, discussing global progress
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Arun Agrawal Mar 28
Care about equity in employment? Check out this excellent paper by in World Development that shows both how in India are disadvantaged and what helps: Congratulations!
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Rocco Zizzamia Mar 28
"Snakes and ladders and loaded dice" New working paper on poverty dynamics and inequality in South Africa between 2008 and 2017. Written with and
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Murray Leibbrandt Feb 28
UCT is inside the world's top ten in development studies! What a tribute to my amazing colleagues in the poverty and inequality community at the university who are so committed to excellent research in the cause of building a better country, continent and world.
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Murray Leibbrandt Feb 20
I know Tim means this in a good way. But, when my mom chased a 50 years younger version of me round the house growling darkly, "If I get my hands on you!", I was so sure that she did not mean this in a good way that I ensured that we never found out exactly what she had in mind.
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Murray Leibbrandt Feb 19
Congratulations to our Pippa Green. Your SALDRU family is so proud of you. As many have said, you are an inspired appointment as the press ombud.
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Murray Leibbrandt Jan 26
Great news for J-PAL Africa! We are so proud of our SALDRU colleagues. This would not have happened without the commitment and integrity that you take into the very difficult processes involved in translating evidence from good research into good, implementable policies.
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UNU-WIDER Dec 14
Has inequality increased in the last decade? Yes… and no. Watch and explain the big challenges. You can access our World Income Inequality Database (WIID) from our website
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Neil Coleman Dec 13
Justice is finally done.
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AFD_en Dec 5
To mark the beginning of our and , discover special booklet : 11 experts who think and act for more equality in the world !👉 With and many more!
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