Michael Sachs


Michael is an adjunct professor at the Southern Centre for Inequality Studies at the University of the Witwatersrand. He leads the centre’s public economy project, a research programme on fiscal policy and public finance. He teaches at the university’s School of Economics and Finance and serves as deputy chairperson of the Finance and Fiscal Commission, which advises the government.

Michael worked for many years in public policy and political strategy in South Africa and is a former head of the budget office in the National Treasury.

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