Think tank

Development Policy and Research Unit – University of Capetown

Development Policy and Research Unit - University of Capetown ‒ UCT-DPRU

Cape Town, South Africa

The Development Policy Research Unit (DPRU) is one of Africa's premier economic policy think tanks. The DPRU aims to inform economic and social policymaking by specialising in academically rigorous research into various socio-economic challenges in South Africa and Africa in general; their causes in areas such as education, regulation and governance; and the consequences of these challenges for poverty and inequality at the country- and regional level.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.dpru.uct.ac.za/

Address:
Private Bag X3, Rondebosch 7701 , Cape Town, South Africa

Country:
South Africa

Sub-region:
Southern Africa

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Africa
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
University institute/center
Institutional affiliations
University
Year founded
1990
Age (years)
Development Policy and Research Unit – University of Capetown
 31
South Africa average
 30
Global average
 31
Leadership
Leader(s) (2019): Haroon Bhorat
Leader gender: Male

Social

Likes (2019)
Development Policy and Research Unit – University of Capetown
 2,049
South Africa average
 10,845
Global average
 24,405
Twitter
Followers (2019)
Development Policy and Research Unit – University of Capetown
 731
South Africa average
 10,843
Global average
 15,113
Subscribers (2019)
Development Policy and Research Unit – University of Capetown
 12
South Africa average
 934
Global average
 5,924

Data notes

Last updated: 02/03/2020
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website, Suggested by Multilateral Organisation experts
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