Leading Thinkers Speak at International Inequality Conference

3 Aug 2018 - 12:45
Prof. Alan Hirsch, director of the Nelson Mandela School for Public Governance, and Prof. Prof. Ernest Aryeetey, Secretary General of the African Research Universities Alliance.


Inequality, (under)employment and the labour market, with a particular focus on youth, were the theme of an international conference hosted by UCT’s Nelson Mandela School of Public Governance recently in collaboration with the Inequalities Institute, London School of Economics. Leading thinkers such as Prof. Ernest Aryeetey (African Research Universities Alliance); Hilma Mote (African Labour Research and Education Institute, University of Johannesburg); Prof. Carlos Lopes (Mandela School, UCT); Prof. Ruth Hall (Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, University of the Western Cape); and former Finance Minister, Hon. Prof. Trevor Manuel, discussed possible solutions to address inequality in Africa. 

Watch highlights of the conference.