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Dr J.M. (Juliette) Alenda

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences
Programme group: Political Economy and Transnational Governance

Visiting address
  • Nieuwe Achtergracht 166
  • Room number: B8.22
Postal address
  • Bio

    I am a Postdoctoral Researcher at the UvA's Department of Political Science. I completed my PhD in France in 2016, at the Clersé (Lille Centre For Sociological and Economic Studies and Research). It focused on Social security in West and Central Africa, and more specifically on mutual health organizations in Senegal. In 2016-2017, I was an Assistant at Lille 1 University. Since September 2017, I work in the FickleFormulas Project

  • Research Interests
    • Political economy of development in Africa
    • Processes underlying the construction of macroeconomic indicators in South Africa
    • Social Security
    • Social economy
  • Publications


    • Alenda, J. M., & Mügge, D. K. (2019). The Lure of Ill-Fitting Unemployment Statistics: How South Africa’s Discouraged Work Seekers Disappeared From the Unemployment Rate. New Political Economy.

    Talk / presentation

    • Alenda, J. M. (speaker) (24-12-2018). ‘Between poverty and unemployment, what does the unemployment rate represent in South Africa?, Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics, 30th Annual Meeting, Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan.
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  • Ancillary activities
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