Leading women economists

SA-TIED Southern Africa – Towards Inclusive Economic Development (SA-TIED). The programme’s goal is improved economic research for informed, evidence-based policy to promote inclusive growth in South Africa and the region. The programme is the result of a unique collaboration between local and international officials and experts.

GUEST : AMINA EBRAHIM - Research Associate at UNU-WIDER(United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research). She is pursuing her PhD in Economics at the University of Cape Town, South Africa. She works on the Southern Africa – Towards Inclusive Economic Development (SA-TIED) programme with a particular focus on the use of tax administrative data for research.

GUEST: FAAIQA HARTLEY - researcher at the University of Cape Town. She is part of an impressive multi-disciplinary research group that specialises in en-ergy systems and climate mitigation analysis. Faaiqa is also a member of the climate team at the International Food Policy Research Institute — a key partner in the SA-TIED programme.

GUEST: MAMIKY LEOLO - senior official at the South African Revenue Service (SARS), Mamiky’s responsibilities include managing economic and revenue analysis, revenue forecasting, the publication of various tax statistics bulletins, and interacting with local, regional, and international institutions. She is also one of the leaders of the work stream on Public revenue mobilization for inclu-sive development within the SA-TIED programme.