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Socio-economic development of the Coloured community since the Theron Commission
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2000-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Poverty is a widespread phenomenon within the coloured community of South Africa. In 1976 the Theron Commission reported on coloured poverty and recommended widespread reform to the apartheid system ...
Falling through the cracks : income security and the South African social security system
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2001-03)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This thesis focuses on the extent to which the South African social security system succeeds in providing protection in the vulnerable periods of the life-cycle and against the major contingencies of ...
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 ...
State provision of social security : some theoretical, comparative and historical perspectives with reference to South Africa
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 1992-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Societies are imaginative when setting up non-marl\et responses to deal v1ith insecurity and deprivation. The result is that there are many different services (such as income support, personal welfare ...
Credit demand and credit rationing in the informal financial sector in Uganda
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2005-4)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This study was motivated by the need to determine the key factors that influence credit demand and credit rationing in the informal financial markets so as to contribute to policy formulation to improve ...