Marisa von Fintel

Researcher

Marisa von Fintel is a lecturer at Stellenbosch University and researcher with Research on Socio-Economic Policy (RESEP). She received her PhD in economics at the University of Stellenbosch in 2015.

She has published on topics such as the evaluation of social policy, poverty measurement social mobility, as well as social cohesion. Her policy-related work has been conducted in the fields of education policy and poverty in South Africa.

Separating Employment Effects into Job Destruction and Job Creation

This paper presents new evidence on the employment effects of a large increase in agricultural minimum wages in South Africa using anonymized tax data.
May 18, 2020 By: Dieter von Fintel, Marlies Piek, Johann Kirsten PDF

Finding the Benefits: Estimating the Impact of the South African Child Support Grant

Stellenbosch Working Paper Series No. WP16/2011
Stellenbosch Working Paper Series No. WP16/2011 Abstract: The paper estimates the impact of the South African Child Support Grant (CSG) on child health, nutrition and…
October 16, 2017 By: Marisa von Fintel PDF

The dynamics of child poverty in South Africa Between 2008 and 2012: An analysis using the National Income Dynamics Study

Stellenbosch Working Paper Series No. WP05.2015
Stellenbosch Working Paper Series No. WP05.2015 Publication date: 2015 Abstract: The aim of this study is to use data from three waves of the National…
October 16, 2017 By: Marisa von Fintel, Asmus Zoch PDF

Social Mobility and Cohesion in Post-Apartheid South Africa

Thesis (PhD)—Stellenbosch University, 2015.
Candidate:  Marisa von Fintel Supervisor: Professor Servaas van der Berg Co-supervisor: Doctor Rulof Burger Institution: Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences, Department of Economics Abstract: Twenty years…