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Employment, earnings and vulnerability in the South African labour market : an empirical investigation based on official survey data
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2003-03)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The welfare challenge that faces South Africa in the post-apartheid period is, at its core, defined by the high levels of poverty and inequality in the society. The labour market, as a provider of wages ...
Rising unemployment in South Africa : an intertemporal analysis using a Birth Cohort Panel
(Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2007-03)
A new political dispensation in 1994 heralded a period of optimism for many ordinary South Africans, who hoped for freedom and an escape from poverty. Since this transition, however, South Africa has registered steady ...
The demand for labour in South Africa : a theoretical and empirical approach
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2004-04)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Nearly five million South Africans were unemployed in 2002 and creating employment opportunities is a difficult challenge. Before this issue can be tackled, however, it is critical to understand the ...
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 ...
A structural approach to modelling South African labour market decisions
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2016-03)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Youth unemployment is high in South Africa and especially high among black males. The slow absorption of young black males into the employment is somewhat surprising given that the descriptive statistics ...