Eldridge Moses

Researcher

Eldridge Moses is a lecturer at Stellenbosch University’s Department of Economics. He completed his undergraduate degree in Economics at the University of the Western Cape in 2006 and his Master’s degree in Economics in March 2010. Eldridge is also a previous undergraduate winner of the Nedbank and Old Mutual Budget Speech Competition.

Eldridge’s research interests include economics of education, economics of crime, economics of migration and the spatial dimensions of poverty and inequality in South Africa. He has worked with Professor Servaas van der Berg on a number of social policy-related research projects since 2007. He also conducted some of the preliminary research on the feasibility of the Cape Town Carnival. His most recent contribution to RESEP has been working with Professor van der Berg on producing policy briefs on South African and Namibian education for the SACMEQ Ministers’ meeting in October 2011.

Migration and gender in South Africa: following bright lights and the fortunes of others?

Stellenbosch Working Paper Series No. WP09/2017
Stellenbosch Working Paper Series No. WP09/2017 Publication date: September 2017 Abstract: Internal migration in South Africa has a strong gender dimension. Historically, the apartheid-era migrant…

The fiscal incidence of provision of free basic water

Stellenbosch Working Paper Series No. WP11/2009
Stellenbosch Working Paper Series No. WP11/2009 Abstract: A policy of free basic services (water, sanitation and electricity) was introduced by the government in 2000 to…
October 17, 2017 By: Cobus Burger, Eldridge Moses, Servaas van der Berg, Ada Jansen, Hassan Essop PDF

Main Findings on Free Basic Services from National Treasury Fiscal Incidence Report

Stellenbosch Working Paper Series No. WP14/2009
Stellenbosch Working Paper Series No. WP14/2009 Abstract: This study analyses the extent to which the poor benefit from Free Basic Services (FBS), which include free…
October 17, 2017 By: Eldridge Moses, Hassan Essop PDF

Quality of education and the labour market: A conceptual and literature overview

Stellenbosch Working Paper Series No. WP07/2011
Stellenbosch Working Paper Series No. WP07/2011 Abstract: In South Africa earnings inequality between races still persists despite the convergence of educational attainment between races. There…
October 16, 2017 By: Eldridge Moses PDF

Migration and gender in South Africa: following bright lights and the fortunes of others

  Abstract Internal migration in South Africa has a strong gender dimension. Historically, the apartheid‐era migrant labour system meant that predominantly black African men moved…