Researcher and associate professor in Economics
Ronelle is a researcher in the Department of Economics at Stellenbosch University. She holds a Masters from Cambridge University and a PhD from Nottingham University. Her main interest is to better understand how various empowerment strategies can help to improve effective public service delivery and poverty alleviation.
Ronelle’s consulting experience and academic publications cover many fields and topics including poverty analysis, fiscal incidence analysis, NGOs, education, health, social mobility, accountability and transparency.
- Measuring Quality Gaps in TB Screening in South Africa Using Standardised Patient Analysis
- Building bridges or deepening divides: Resources and formal volunteering in post-apartheid South Africa
- The long walk: Considering the enduring spatial and racial dimensions of deprivation two decades after the fall of apartheid
- TB mystery patient work and user-based measures
- Evaluating the quality of TB screening in South Africa: preliminary pilot results
- Non-profit accountability in a disconnected and divided South Africa
- Economic Evaluation in a clinical trial to reduce transmission of MDR-TB in paediatric patients in South Africa (TB Champs): proposed approach and identified challenges
- Negative household events and depressive symptoms: Evidence from an unequal developing country
- Using mystery patients to measure quality of healthcare in the Western Cape
- Not worth the paper it’s written on: Self-reported information and the pursuit of improved governance and accountability
- Examining the impact of insurance on health care utilisation and provider choice using a natural experiment in South Africa
- Trends in poverty and inequality since the political transition
- Examining the Robustness of Competing Explanations of Slow Growth in African Countries
- Have pro-poor health policies improved the targeting of spending and the effective delivery of health care in South Africa?
- Policy Brief: How pro-poor is the South African Health System?
- A series of national accounts-consistent estimates of poverty and inequality in South Africa
- Model of NGO Regulation with an Application to Uganda
- The fertility transition in South Africa: A retrospective panel data analysis
- Estimating the benefits of linking ties in a deeply divided society: considering the relationship between domestic workers and their employers in South Africa
- Why pay NGOs to involve the community?
- The Capability Threshold: Re-examining the definition of the middle class in an unequal developing country
- The performance of low fee independent schools in South Africa – What can available data tell?