Skip directly to content

Sara Tonini

University of Cape Town

Sara Tonini is a PODER fellow at the School of Economics at the University of Cape Town, SA and a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Trento, Italy. Her research work at the University of Cape Town will focus on policies to facilitate access to credit. 

Sara's main research interests are in the area of development economics, social capital, and cultural economics. Her previous working experiences, both at the Italian Cooperation Unit in Nairobi, Kenya and at IRVAPP-FBK in Trento, Italy, allowed her to deepen her knowledge and understanding of Monitoring & Evaluation tools, methods and approaches. In addition, she visited CEPAL (UN-ECLAC), in Santiago, Chile and IZA, in Bonn, Germany as a guest Ph.D. student.

Click on the research summary links below for more information on Sara's research during her fellowship. In addition to these, Sara has also worked with Peng Zhang (UCT PODER fellow) on the forthcoming working paper 'Ethnic diversity and labour market outcomes: evidence from post-Apartheid South Africa'.

PODER appointment: February 2016 - August 2017