Research Fellow | University of Cape Town
David Fadiran is a Research Fellow at Policy Research in International Services and Manufacturing (PRISM) at the School of Economics, University of Cape Town. He has been at UCT for more than 10 years, first as a graduate student, and subsequently as a postdoctoral research fellow, under the Carnegie DEAL programme. He is an economist, with a focus on institutional economics, natural resource economics, and local government dynamics, with a keen interest in applying spatial econometric analysis to these topics. Other research interests include the intersections of institutions with international trade, illicit financial flows, and economic performance. David has undertaken work for the United Nations University (UNU-WIDER), the African Development Bank, and the Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa. He has a PhD in economics from UCT, an MA. from Northern Illinois University, an MA from University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee, and a BA in Economics and Statistics from the University of Eswatini.