Researcher for the Development Policy Research Unit, University of Cape Town
Francois has a Master’s in Economics from the University of KwaZulu Natal and is currently working on his PhD at the University of Cape Town, focusing on South African export patterns and the developmental implications of these export patterns. He has also worked as a lecturer at the UCT School of Economics. His research interests include, international trade and labor economics. His areas of expertise include International trade (export patterns and dynamics), economic development and self-employment.