Derek Yu

Dr Derek Yu

Researcher at DPRU, lecturer at University of the Western Cape


Derek Yu is a lecturer at University of the Western Cape as well as a researcher for the DPRU at UCT. He is a former researcher for ReSEP and worked as a full-time researcher for Prof. Servaas van der Berg and a part-time tutor for the Economics Department of Stellenbosch University from May 2004 to December 2008. He completed his Honours and Master degrees in Economics at Stellenbosch University in December 2001 and 2002 respectively.

Derek’s research interests are on Labour Economics, Development Economics, Household Survey Analysis, and Economic Education.