Professor, School of Economics, University of Cape Town
Martin Wittenberg is a Professor in the School of Economics at the University of Cape Town. He teaches econometrics at the post-graduate level. He also directs DataFirst, a unit specializing in the dissemination and preservation of data from African socioeconomic surveys. Before moving to UCT, he spent a decade teaching at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg and a year as visiting Professor at Princeton.
His main research is in the area of data quality of household surveys, and the analysis of inequality and labour markets in South Africa
Recent work by Martin Wittenberg
Using satellite data to track improvements in infrastructure access and service delivery in South Africa
Evidence shows that satellite data is a useful tool for tracking improvements in infrastructure access and service delivery in rural areas