Cobus Burger

Cobus Burger

Researcher


Having completed his undergraduate studies at Stellenbosch, Cobus has passed both his Bcomm Honours and Mcomm degrees Cum Laude. In 2011, he was awarded a MSc “in Economics of Development from Oxford University  Cobus is enrolled as a PhD candidate at the Department of Economics at the University of Stellenbosch and is also working as a full-time researcher for the RESEP group since 2007. In his doctoral dissertation he will attempt to use a discrete dynamic programming approach to investigate the youth unemployment as well as the link between the unobservables in employment and wages in South Africa. His research interests include applied microeconometrics, treatment effects, labour economics, health, the economics of education, and structural equation modelling.