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Asmus Zoch

University of Cape Town

Asmus Zoch is a PhD student at the Department of Economics at Stellenbosch University and is associated as a researcher with the Research on Socio-Economic policy (ReSEP). He completed his undergraduate degree in Economics 2009 and a Masters in International Economics in 2012 at the University of Göttingen, Germany. In 2013 he helped to conduct a longitudinal labour market survey as well as a high frequency survey in Ghana for the Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE) and the World Bank. He was also part of an inter-disciplinary team of researchers that worked on the Emergent Middle Class in South Africa. His main research interests are in applied micro-econometrics, labour markets, inequality, social mobility and measurement error. At UCT he was part of a research team working on school to work transition in South Africa, focusing on the role of expectations, reservation wages and network effects.

PODER appointment: Mar 2014 - Feb 2015

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