Andrew Kerr is an Associate Professor in the UCT School of Economics, where he has worked since 2020. Before this, he worked for DataFirst for 9 years. His interests are in labour economics, survey methodology, and transport economics. Andrew obtained DPhil and MPhil degrees in Economics from the University of Oxford and a BCom (Hons) and BSc from the University of KwaZulu-Natal. His published work has appeared in both local and international journals, including Labour Economics, the Journal of African Economies, and Economic Modelling.
Kerr is also one of the creators of the Post-Apartheid Labour Market Series (PALMS) – a set of harmonized labour market-related surveys from 1993-2019. Andrew has worked for the World Bank as a consultant on several projects and has been involved in household survey fieldwork in Ghana and Tanzania, as well as being part of the sampling team for the NIDS-CRAM survey in 2020-2021.