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Working Papers

2018

  1. Multidimensional poverty in South Africa in 2001-2016
    Working Papers, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics Downloads

2017

  1. The effect of Affirmative Action on the reduction of employment discrimination, 1997-2015
    Working Papers, Economic Research Southern Africa Downloads

2016

  1. Examining the performance of the South African economics departments, 2005-2014
    Working Papers, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics Downloads
    See also Journal Article in South African Journal of Economics (2017)
  2. Underemployment in South Africa
    Working Papers, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics Downloads
    Also in Working Papers, Economic Research Southern Africa (2016) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Development Southern Africa (2017)

2015

  1. The Long Walk: Considering the Enduring Spatial and Racial Dimensions of Deprivation Two Decades after the Fall of Apartheid
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads
    Also in Working Papers, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics (2015) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Social Indicators Research: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal for Quality-of-Life Measurement (2017)
  2. The South African labour market, 1995-2013
    Working Papers, Economic Research Southern Africa Downloads

2013

  1. Poverty and inequality estimates of National Income Dynamics Study revisited
    Working Papers, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Some factors influencing the comparability and reliability of poverty estimates across household surveys
    Working Papers, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics Downloads
  3. Youth unemployment in South Africa since 2000 revisited
    Working Papers, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (1)

2012

  1. Improving the targeting of zero-rated basic foodstuffs under value added tax (VAT) in South Africa - An exploratory analysis
    Working Papers, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics Downloads
  2. Trends on the hours worked of the employed, 1997 - 2011
    Working Papers, Economic Research Southern Africa Downloads
    Also in Working Papers, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics (2012) Downloads
  3. Youths in the South African labour market since the transition: A study of changes between 1995 and 2011
    Working Papers, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics Downloads

2010

  1. Defining and measuring informal employment in South Africa: A review of recent approaches
    Working Papers, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Poverty and inequality trends in South Africa using different survey data
    Working Papers, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (3)

2009

  1. Measuring the impact of social cash transfers on poverty and inequality in Namibia
    Working Papers, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (7)
  2. Migration from the Northern Cape
    SALDRU Working Papers, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town Downloads View citations (1)
  3. The comparability of Census 1996, Census 2001 and Community Survey 2007
    Working Papers, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (4)
  4. The comparability of Labour Force Survey (LFS) and Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS)
    Working Papers, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (1)
  5. The importance of socio-economic status in determining educational achievement in South Africa
    Working Papers, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (14)

2008

  1. Alternative definitions of informal sector employment in South Africa
    Working Papers, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics Downloads
  2. How invariant is South African child poverty to the choice of equivalence scale or poverty measure?
    Working Papers, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (2)
  3. The South African informal sector (1997 – 2006)
    Working Papers, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics Downloads
  4. The South African labour market: 1995 – 2006
    Working Papers, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics Downloads
  5. The comparability of Income and Expenditure Surveys 1995, 2000 and 2005/2006
    Working Papers, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (12)
  6. What explains the academic success of second-year economics students? An exploratory analysis
    Working Papers, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (1)

2007

  1. A series of national accounts-consistent estimates of poverty and inequality in South Africa
    Working Papers, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (12)
  2. Post-transition poverty trends based on an alternative data source
    Working Papers, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (12)
  3. Poverty and Migration: Evidence from the Khayelitsha/Mitchell's Plain Area
    SALDRU Working Papers, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town Downloads
  4. The comparability of the Statistics South Africa October Household Surveys and Labour Force Surveys
    Working Papers, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (7)

2006

  1. Educational attainment and intergenerational social mobility in South Africa
    Working Papers, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (11)
  2. Wage trends in post-apartheid South Africa: Constructing an earnings series from household survey data
    Working Papers, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (22)

2005

  1. Trends in poverty and inequality since the political transition
    Working Papers, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (37)

Journal Articles

2018

  1. Examining employment discrimination in South Africa, 1997–2016
    Development Southern Africa, 2018, 35, (4), 527-553 Downloads

2017

  1. Examining the Performance of the South African Economics Departments, 2005-2014
    South African Journal of Economics, 2017, 85, (1), 138-158 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2016)
  2. Exploring the Eligibility Criteria of the Child Support Grant and its Impact on Poverty
    Social Indicators Research: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal for Quality-of-Life Measurement, 2017, 134, (2), 511-529 Downloads
  3. The Long Walk: Considering the Enduring Spatial and Racial Dimensions of Deprivation Two Decades After the Fall of Apartheid
    Social Indicators Research: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal for Quality-of-Life Measurement, 2017, 130, (3), 1101-1123 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2015)
  4. Underemployment in South Africa
    Development Southern Africa, 2017, 34, (1), 33-55 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2016)

2016

  1. Deconstructing ‘the foreign’: The limits of citizenship for explaining price competition in the Spaza sector in South Africa
    Development Southern Africa, 2016, 33, (5), 658-676 Downloads
  2. Factors influencing the comparability of poverty estimates across household surveys
    Development Southern Africa, 2016, 33, (2), 145-165 Downloads
  3. Minimum Wages and Youth: The Case of South Africa
    Journal of African Economies, 2016, 25, (suppl_1), i61-i102 Downloads
  4. The South African labour market, 1995–2015
    Development Southern Africa, 2016, 33, (5), 579-599 Downloads View citations (1)

2015

  1. Measurements and determinants of multifaceted poverty in South Africa
    Development Southern Africa, 2015, 32, (2), 151-169 Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Public assets and services delivery in South Africa: Is it really a success?
    Development Southern Africa, 2015, 32, (6), 697-710 Downloads View citations (1)

2013

  1. Revisiting unemployment levels and trends in South Africa since the transition
    Development Southern Africa, 2013, 30, (6), 701-723 Downloads
  2. Youth unemployment in South Africa revisited
    Development Southern Africa, 2013, 30, (4-5), 545-563 Downloads View citations (1)

2012

  1. Defining and measuring informal employment in South Africa
    Development Southern Africa, 2012, 29, (1), 157-175 Downloads View citations (6)

2011

  1. FACTORS EXPLAINING THE ACADEMIC SUCCESS OF SECOND‐YEAR ECONOMICS STUDENTS: AN EXPLORATORY ANALYSIS
    South African Journal of Economics, 2011, 79, (2), 202-210 View citations (2)
  2. The impact of cash transfers on household welfare in Namibia
    Development Southern Africa, 2011, 28, (1), 39-59 Downloads View citations (4)

2009

  1. Measuring Child Poverty in South Africa: Sensitivity to the Choice of Equivalence Scale and an Updated Profile
    Social Indicators Research: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal for Quality-of-Life Measurement, 2009, 94, (2), 183-201 Downloads View citations (8)

2008

  1. POST‐TRANSITION POVERTY TRENDS BASED ON AN ALTERNATIVE DATA SOURCE1
    South African Journal of Economics, 2008, 76, (1), 58-76 Downloads View citations (23)

2007

  1. CONVERGENCE OF A KIND: EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT AND INTERGENERATIONAL SOCIAL MOBILITY IN SOUTH AFRICA
    South African Journal of Economics, 2007, 75, (3), 548-571 Downloads View citations (13)
 
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