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Workplace:School of Economics, Faculty of Commerce, University of Cape Town, (more information at EDIRC)
Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit (SALDRU), School of Economics, Faculty of Commerce, University of Cape Town, (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2019

  1. Earnings and employment microdata in South Africa
    WIDER Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) Downloads

2018

  1. The top tail of South Africa's earnings distribution 1993-2014: Evidence from the Pareto distribution
    SALDRU Working Papers, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town Downloads

2017

  1. Economics and Transformation: Measurements, Models, Maths and Myths
    SALDRU Working Papers, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Measurement of earnings: Comparing South African tax and survey data
    SALDRU Working Papers, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Public sector wages and employment in South Africa
    SALDRU Working Papers, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town Downloads View citations (4)

2016

  1. Aiming for a moving target: The dynamics of household electricity access in a developing context
    SALDRU Working Papers, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town Downloads
  2. Changes in self-employment in the agricultural sector, South Africa: 1994-2012
    SALDRU Working Papers, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town Downloads

2015

  1. Does tenure insecurity explain the variations in land-related investment decisions in rural Ethiopia?
    SALDRU Working Papers, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town Downloads
  2. Measuring Inequality by Asset Indices: A general approach with application to South Africa
    SALDRU Working Papers, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in Review of Income and Wealth (2017)
  3. Problems with SWIID: the case of South Africa
    SALDRU Working Papers, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Journal Article in The Journal of Economic Inequality (2015)

2014

  1. Analysis of employment, real wage, and productivity trends in South Africa since 1994
    ILO Working Papers, International Labour Organization Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Union selection effects - some inconsistent models
    SALDRU Working Papers, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town Downloads
  3. Wages and wage inequality in South Africa 1994-2011: The evidence from household survey data
    SALDRU Working Papers, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town Downloads View citations (3)

2013

  1. Job Creation and Destruction in South Africa
    SALDRU Working Papers, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article in South African Journal of Economics (2014)
  2. Non-monetary dimensions of well-being: A comment
    SALDRU Working Papers, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Development Southern Africa (2013)
  3. Sampling methodology and field work changes in the october household surveys and labour force surveys
    SALDRU Working Papers, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in Development Southern Africa (2015)
  4. The measurement of earnings in the post-Apartheid period: An overview
    SALDRU Working Papers, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town Downloads View citations (3)

2011

  1. Re-weighting South African National Household Survey Data to create a consistent series over time: A cross entropy estimation approach
    SALDRU Working Papers, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article in South African Journal of Economics (2014)
  2. The Weight of Success: The Body Mass Index and Economic Well-being in South Africa
    SALDRU Working Papers, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town Downloads

2009

  1. Estimating expenditure impacts without expenditure data using asset proxies
    SALDRU Working Papers, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Economics Letters (2011)
  2. Lazy Rotten Sons? Relatedness, gender and the intra-household allocation of work and leisure in South Africa
    SALDRU Working Papers, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Sample Survey Calibration: An Informationtheoretic perspective
    SALDRU Working Papers, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town Downloads View citations (2)
  4. Weighing the value of Asset Proxies: The case of the Body Mass Index in South Africa
    SALDRU Working Papers, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town Downloads View citations (4)

2008

  1. Nonparametric estimation when income is reported in bands and at points
    Working Papers, Economic Research Southern Africa Downloads View citations (3)

2007

  1. Dissecting post-apartheid labour market developments: Decomposing a discrete choice model while dealing with unobservables
    Working Papers, Economic Research Southern Africa Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Restructuring of Households in Rural South Africa: Reflections on Average Household Size in the Agincourt Sub-district 1992-2003
    SALDRU Working Papers, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town Downloads View citations (2)
  3. Testing for a common latent variable in a linear regression
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (4)

2005

  1. Testing for a common latent variable in a linear regression: Or how to "fix" a bad variable by adding multiple proxies for it
    SALDRU/CSSR Working Papers, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town Downloads
  2. The school day in South Africa
    SALDRU/CSSR Working Papers, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town Downloads View citations (7)

2004

  1. The mystery of South Africa's ghost workers in 1996: measurement and mismeasurement in the manufacturing census, population census and October Household Surveys
    SALDRU/CSSR Working Papers, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in South African Journal of Economics (2004)

2001

  1. Conflictual intra-household allocations
    Working Papers, Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Research Program in Development Studies. Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Interpretation of Regressions with Multiple Proxies
    Econometrics, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in Working Papers, Princeton University, Department of Economics, Industrial Relations Section. (2001) Downloads View citations (7)

    See also Journal Article in The Review of Economics and Statistics (2006)

Journal Articles

2017

  1. Aiming for a Moving Target: The Dynamics of Household Electricity Connections in a Developing Context
    World Development, 2017, 97, (C), 14-26 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Decomposing changes in household measures: Household size and services in South Africa, 1994–2012
    Demographic Research, 2017, 37, (39), 1297-1326 Downloads
  3. Measuring Inequality by Asset Indices: A General Approach with Application to South Africa
    Review of Income and Wealth, 2017, 63, (4), 706-730 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2015)
  4. Wages and Wage Inequality in South Africa 1994–2011: Part 1 – Wage Measurement and Trends
    South African Journal of Economics, 2017, 85, (2), 279-297 Downloads View citations (4)
  5. Wages and Wage Inequality in South Africa 1994–2011: Part 2 – Inequality Measurement and Trends
    South African Journal of Economics, 2017, 85, (2), 298-318 Downloads View citations (3)

2015

  1. Problems with SWIID: the case of South Africa
    The Journal of Economic Inequality, 2015, 13, (4), 673-677 Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Working Paper (2015)
  2. Sampling methodology and fieldwork changes in the October Household Surveys and Labour Force Surveys
    Development Southern Africa, 2015, 32, (5), 603-612 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2013)

2014

  1. Job Creation and Destruction in South Africa
    South African Journal of Economics, 2014, 82, (1), 1-18 Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Working Paper (2013)
  2. Reweighting South African National Household Survey Data to Create a Consistent Series Over Time: A Cross-Entropy Estimation Approach
    South African Journal of Economics, 2014, 82, (1), 19-38 Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Working Paper (2011)

2013

  1. Determinants of Black Women's Labour Force Participation in Post-Apartheid South Africa
    Journal of African Economies, 2013, 22, (3), 347-374 Downloads View citations (5)
  2. Non-monetary dimensions of well-being: A comment
    Development Southern Africa, 2013, 30, (6), 826-829 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2013)
  3. The Weight of Success: The Body Mass Index and Economic Well-Being in Southern Africa
    Review of Income and Wealth, 2013, 59, S62-S83 Downloads View citations (6)

2011

  1. Estimating expenditure impacts without expenditure data using asset proxies
    Economics Letters, 2011, 110, (2), 122-125 Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Working Paper (2009)

2010

  1. An introduction to maximum entropy and minimum cross-entropy estimation using Stata
    Stata Journal, 2010, 10, (3), 16 Downloads View citations (5)
    Also in Stata Journal, 2010, 10, (3), 315-330 (2010) Downloads View citations (7)

2009

  1. The Intra-Household Allocation of Work and Leisure in South Africa
    Social Indicators Research: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal for Quality-of-Life Measurement, 2009, 93, (1), 159-164 Downloads View citations (3)

2008

  1. TO PREY OR NOT TO PREY? WELFARE AND INDIVIDUAL LOSSES IN A CONFLICT MODEL1
    South African Journal of Economics, 2008, 76, (2), 239-265 Downloads

2007

  1. THE MEASUREMENT OF EMPLOYMENT STATUS IN SOUTH AFRICA USING COHORT ANALYSIS, 1994‐20041
    South African Journal of Economics, 2007, 75, (2), 313-326 Downloads View citations (13)

2006

  1. Interpretation of Regressions with Multiple Proxies
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2006, 88, (3), 549-562 Downloads View citations (71)
    See also Working Paper (2001)
  2. RESEARCH NOTE: ERRORS IN THE OCTOBER HOUSEHOLD SURVEY 1994 AVAILABLE FROM THE SOUTH AFRICAN DATA ARCHIVE1
    South African Journal of Economics, 2006, 74, (4), 766-768 Downloads View citations (1)

2004

  1. THE MYSTERY OF SOUTH AFRICA'S GHOST WORKERS IN 1996: MEASUREMENT AND MISMEASUREMENT IN THE MANUFACTURING CENSUS, POPULATION CENSUS AND OCTOBER HOUSEHOLD SURVEYS
    South African Journal of Economics, 2004, 72, (5), 1003-1022 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2004)

2002

  1. JOB SEARCH IN SOUTH AFRICA: A NONPARAMETRIC ANALYSIS*
    South African Journal of Economics, 2002, 70, (8), 1163-1196 Downloads View citations (6)
 
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