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.