Chloé van Biljon


Chloé completed her BBusSc in Actuarial Science through the University of Cape Town in 2014. As a part of her degree, she collaborated with GRS Actuarial Consulting in Stellenbosch on a research project and has since been employed by GRS as an Actuarial Consultant. At GRS she is involved in calculating losses for third-party claims (predominantly for the Road Accident Fund), using and developing statistical models linking education and income progression, and researching with Popii (Population Income Information).

She continued her studies in Economics at the University of Stellenbosch, where she is currently involved in a Master’s programme. Her main focuses are Developmental Economics and the Economics of Education and Healthcare. Her Master’s thesis will concern hospital performance measured using health outcomes. Chloé has been involved as a Researcher with RESEP since June 2015.

The period effect: the effect of menstruation on absenteeism of school girls in Limpopo

Stellenbosch Working Paper Series No. WP20/2019
This paper will aim to answer three questions: (1) Are girls absent from school during their periods? (2) If so, how large is the effect…
December 21, 2019 By: Chloé van Biljon, Cobus Burger PDF

Bargaining to work: the effect of female autonomy on female labour supply

Stellenbosch Working Paper Series No. WP04/2018
Stellenbosch Working Paper Series No. WP04/2018 Publication date: March 2018 Abstract: Female labour supply is an important outcome for measuring gender equality and is therefore…
July 19, 2018 By: Chloé van Biljon, Dieter von Fintel, Atika Pasha PDF

The effect of old age pensions on child deprivation: revisiting the role of gender

Stellenbosch Working Paper Series No. WP13/2017
Stellenbosch Working Paper Series No. WP13/2017 Publication date: October 2017 Abstract: Existing work suggests that the South African state old age pension, through, increasing female…
July 16, 2018 By: Chloé van Biljon PDF

South Africa’s hospital sector: old divisions and new developments

  Abstract The hospital sector in South Africa mirrors deep inequalities in the country as a whole. The private, for-profit hospital sector is well resourced…
April 29, 2017 By: Anja Smith, Chloé van Biljon, Ronelle Burger, Shivani Ranchod, Cheryl Adams, Angeliki Carvounes, Kathryn Dreyer, Jacqui Stewart PDF