Aidan Horn

Aidan currently works on research on social insurance in SALDRU. This includes assistance on research on South Africans’ lifetime income smoothing, using secure income tax data at the National Treasury offices. In previous research on social insurance, he simulated the potential fiscal cost of alternative unemployment insurance schemes.

Aidan also works on research on occupational composition and trends. In prior research he analysed levels of earnings and employment across industries over time. He also maintains an app that reports on price inflation, across different indices.

Aidan holds a Master’s degree in Economics from the University of Cape Town, and is a proficient Stata and R programmer.