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Social mobility and cohesion in post-apartheid South Africa
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2015-04)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Twenty years after the end of apartheid, South Africa remains one of the most unequal countries in the world. Socio-economic polarisation is entrenched by the lack of social capital and interactions across ...
Spatial heterogeneity, generational change and childhood socioeconomic status : microeconometric solutions to South African labour market questions
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2014-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Microeconometric techniques have improved understanding of South Africa’s labour market substantially in the last two decades. This dissertation adds to this evidence by considering three separate labour ...
Graduate unemployment, higher education access and success, and teacher production in South Africa
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2016-03)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: In the context of South Africa’s socio-economic challenges, Higher Education (HE) has a key role to play, not just in terms of producing su cient numbers of graduates and the scarce skills that are ...
Measuring social and economic mobility in South Africa: new approaches to well-known survey data concerns
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2016-12)
ENGLISH SUMMARY : The aim of this dissertation is measuring economic and social mobility in South Africa. The work from this thesis shows that various problems with survey responses can produce misleading impressions of ...