About Francis Wilson
Francis Wilson, an emeritus professor at the University of Cape Town, taught in the School of Economics for 40 years. He has written widely on the South African political economy, founded the South African Labour & Development Research Unit and directed the Second Carnegie Inquiry into Poverty and Development. He was Chairperson of the Council of the University of Fort Hare and chaired the National Water Advisory Council.
Wilson’s most recent work, Dinosaurs, Diamonds & Democracy, was published by Umuzi in 2009.