Prof Ingrid Woolard

Prof. Ingrid Woolard

​Contact Details:

021 650 5170

Room 4.32, School of Economics, Middle campus. UCT.

Position Professor

I am a Professor in the School of Economics at the University of Cape Town (UCT), a Research Associate of the Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit (SALDRU) and a Research Fellow of the Institute for the Study of Labour (IZA). 

I have been one of the PIs of South Africa’s national household panel survey, the National Income Dynamics Study (NIDS), since 2007.

I served as the Chair  of the Employment Conditions Commission (ECC)  from 2011 to 2014.  I have been a member of the Davis Tax Committee since 2013.

Research Interests
  • Labour markets
  • Social protection
  • Poverty and Inequality
  • Tax policy
  • Survey methodology

Journal Articles
Books and Book Chapters
SALDRU working papers
Other writing