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Adaiah Lilenstein

Researcher and PhD Student

Adaiah is a researcher at RESEP in the Department of Economics at Stellenbosch University. She obtained her undergraduate degree in Economics and Psychology from the University of Cape Town in 2013, where she also completed her Honours in Psychology in 2014, and Masters in Economics in 2016.

Adaiah spent two years working as a Labour Market Economist at UCT’s Development Policy Research Unit, before moving to Stellenbosch University in 2018 to pursue a PhD specialising in education economics, where she is currently positioned.
Adaiah is interested in development economics, and specifically in education, but her interests also include research into poverty and inequality, as well as behavioural economics.

June 19, 2020 in Adaiah Lilenstein, Education, Education - Reports & Policy, Education 2020, Labour, Labour - Reports & Policy, Labour 2020, Nic Spaull, Reports, Research Outputs, Servaas van der Berg

The Race Between Teacher Wages and the Budget

This report determines how the real resources available to the average child in South Africa have changed over the period 2008 to 2018.
June 19, 2020 By: Nic Spaull, Adaiah Lilenstein, and David Carel PDF
July 19, 2018 in 2018, Adaiah Lilenstein, Education, Education - Working Papers, Education 2018, Research Outputs, Working Papers

Integrating Indicators of Education Quantity and Quality in Six Francophone African Countries

Research and policy-making in education have historically focused on quantitative measures of education when assessing the state of education across countries.
July 19, 2018 By: Adaiah Lilenstein PDF