Presentations

Presentations

Title: Testing the water – using tax-benefit microsimulation modelling to explore options for comprehensive social security in South Africa
Event: Black Sash Social Security Seminar entitled ‘Facing a world without full employment: social assistance for all’, Reef Hotel, Johannesburg, South Africa, 22 November 2018.

Title: An introduction to the Decent Standard of Living threshold and the Decent Standard of Living Index
Event: Annual Decent Standard of Living Colloquium convened by Studies in Poverty and Inequality Institute and Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES), Midrand, South Africa, 20 November 2018.

Title: Assessing the distributional impact of the recent increase in the VAT rate and options for redress through the benefits system – Some early findings
Event: SA-TIED Work Stream 2 Meeting, Pretoria, South Africa, 16 November 2018

Title: The Distributional Impact of Tax-Benefit Systems in Six African Countries
Event: WIDER Development Conference, Helsinki, 13 September 2018

Title: Enhancing the Quality of Income Data in Surveys for Microsimulation Models in Africa
Event: WIDER Development Conference, Helsinki, 13 September 2018

Title: “Iminwe yesandla ayilingani”: the lived experience of inequality in Cape Town, South Africa
Event: Social Policy Association Annual Conference, University of York, United Kingdom, 11-13 July 2018.

Title: A Decent Living Level: Results from a pilot of the Minimum Income Standard approach in South Africa
Event: Minimum Income Standards Symposium, Loughborough University, Olympic Park, London, United Kingdom, 10-11 July 2018.

Title: Enhancing the Quality of Income Data in Surveys for Microsimulation Models in Africa
Event: SOUTHMOD Workshop, Helsinki, Finland, 13 June 2018

Title: Assessing the quality of the income data used in SAMOD, a South African tax-benefit microsimulation model
Event: SOUTHMOD Workshop, Helsinki, Finland, 13 June 2018

Title: Transport accessibility and inequality: emerging lessons from the ESRC qualitative study on spatial inequality
Event: International Network for Transport and Accessibility in Low Income Communities workshop, University of Cape Town, South Africa, 5-6 April 2018.

Title: Changing Socio-Spatial Inequalities: Population change and the lived experience of inequality in urban South Africa
Event: ESRC Urban Transformations Workshop, University of Cape Town, South Africa, 31 January 2018.

Title: A Decent Living Level: Results from a pilot of the Minimum Income Standard approach in South Africa
Event: Social Policy in Africa Conference, Pretoria, South Africa, 20-22 November 2017

Title: Leaving no-one behind: profiling child poverty and deprivation in South Africa to inform child-focused policies and programmes
Event: 1st Africa Monitoring & Evaluation Indaba, Birchwood Hotel, Johannesburg, South Africa, 31 October 2017.

Title: Possible data tools for policy: Using socially perceived necessities to inform the construction of a Decent Standard of Living Index
Event: Annual Decent Standard of Living Colloquium convened by Studies in Poverty and Inequality Institute and Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES), Parktonian, Johannesburg, South Africa, 26-27 September 2017.

Title: South Africa Microdata Scoping Study update
Event: Data Roundtable Discussion on Strengthening Data Systems for South African Government, Department: Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation, South Africa, 24 August 2017.

Title: Exploring options for delivering and financing a universal child benefit in South Africa.
Event: WIDER Development Conference in Maputo, Mozambique, 5 July 2017.

Title: Poverty and deprivation in rural South Africa: the case of the former homelands
Event: High Level Panel Parliamentary Round Table Meeting on Spatial Inequality and Land Tenure, Cape Town, South Africa, 29 June 2017.

Title: The relationship between income and possession of socially perceived necessities in South Africa: an update.
Event: Human Sciences Research Council Seminar on ‘Towards a Decent Living Level: the challenge of translating socially-derived standards of living into Rands’, held at HSRC, Cape Town, South Africa, 6 February 2017.

Title: Poverty and deprivation in rural South Africa: the case of the former homelands
Event: Rural Health Advocacy Project workshop, Shumba Valley Lodge, Lanseria, South Africa. 31 January 2017.

Title: Early findings from a pilot to test the ‘Minimum Income Standards’ approach in South Africa
Event: Towards a Decent Standard of Living – One Day Conference convened by SPII and FES Crowne Plaza, Rosebank, South Africa. 10 November 2016.

Title: Estimating Need for ECD for under 5’s in the Eastern Cape
Event Eastern Cape Provincial Strategic Planning Workshop, Port Alfred, Eastern Cape, South Africa. 8 and 9 November 2016.

Title: Research as a key tool in evidence processes: a short introduction to a South African Tax-Benefit Microsimulation Model (SAMOD)
Event: Evidence-Based Policy-Making and Implementation course, convened by the University of Cape Town and Department: Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation, Erinvale Estate Hotel & Spa, Somerset West, Cape Town, South Africa. 25 October 2016.

Title: Exploring options for comprehensive social security in SADC: recent developments in tax-benefit microsimulation modelling in South Africa, Namibia, Mozambique, Tanzania & Zambia using EUROMOD
Event: SASPEN Conference, Braamfontein, Johannesburg South Africa. 18 and 19 October 2016.

Title: Celebrating ten years of development and use of a South African tax-benefit microsimulation model – SAMOD – and looking towards the next decade
Event: Poster presented at EUROMOD 20th Anniversary Conference, held at the Institute for Social and Economic Research, University of Essex, Colchester, UK. 5-6 September 2016.

Title: The unequal spatial patterning of poverty in South Africa
Event: Round Table Discussion on Spatial Inequality and Social Exclusion organised by the High Level Panel on Assessment of Key Legislation and the Acceleration of Fundamental Change (HLP), Premier Hotel, OR Tambo, South Africa. 6 September 2016.

Title: The geography of inequality
Reconfiguring town and countryside for inclusive growth, combating poverty and job creation: Policy workshop on spatial inequality Hosted by the Research Project on Employment, Income Distribution & Inclusive Growth (REDI3x3), Cape Town, South Africa. 17 and 18 August 2015

Title: Ward level estimates of food insecurity in South Africa.
Event: National workshop on food security convened by national Department of Social Development, Johannesburg, South Africa. 14 June 2016.

Title: Measuring Multiple Deprivation at the Small Area Level
Event: Workshop on measuring deprivation in order to promote human development in South Africa. Convened by the Academy of Science of South Africa. Muldersdift, South Africa, 9-10 June. 2015.

Title: Socially perceived necessities in South Africa
Event: Seminar entitled ‘Towards a Decent Living Level – income levels and socially perceived necessities’, hosted by Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, Studies in Poverty and Inequality Institute, Southern African Social Policy Research Institute, and the Labour Research Service, held at the Human Sciences Research Council, Pretoria, South Africa. 17 March 2015.

Title: The South African Index of Multiple Deprivation: the case of the former homelands
Event: UNISA 2015 Research and Innovation Week symposium, Pretoria, South Africa. 4 March 2015

Title: Multiple Deprivation and Income Poverty at small area level in South Africa
Event: PLAAS SEMINAR, PLAAS, University of the Western Cape, Cape Town, South Africa. 24 February 2015

Title: If we want to eradicate child poverty we cannot ignore adult poverty: findings from South Africa
Event: Workshop on Child Poverty, Deprivation and Social Policy in India: Recent Developments in Comparative and National Perspectives on Theory and Research, Centre for Economic and Social Studies, Begumpet, Hyderabad, India, 19 September 2014.

Title: An overview of the South African Microsimulation Model (SAMOD)
Event: Seminar at the Social Policy Academy Workshop, UNISA, Pretoria, South Africa. 26 August 2014.

Title: Profiling deprivation at the small area level: the ward-level South African Index of Multiple Deprivation 2011
Event: UCT Evaluation Group Seminar, Institute of Monitoring and Evaluation, University of Cape Town, South Africa. 5 August 2014.

Title: Towards a working definition of lone motherhood in South Africa
Event: Paper presented at the South African Sociological Association’s annual conference, at the ‘Family Matters in South Africa’ session of the Family and Population Studies Working Group, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, Port Elizabeth, South Africa. 7 July 2014.

Title: Lone mothers’ portrayals of the impact of poverty on dignity: findings from South Africa
Event: PAN: Children Colloquium, Human Sciences Research Council, Pretoria, South Africa. 6 June 2014.

Title: Lone Mothers, Social Security and Dignity in South Africa
Event: IDS Seminar, Centre for Social Protection, Institute of Development Studies, Sussex, 22 May 2014.

Title: Lone mothers’ portrayals of the impact of poverty on dignity: findings from South Africa
Event: DST/NRF SARChI Chair in Social Policy & Archie Mafeje Research Institute Seminar, College of Graduate Studies, UNISA, Pretoria, South Africa. 2 April 2014.