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Quarterly Labour Force Survey 2008, Quarter 4
Statistics South Africa
Statistics South Africa
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Jul 05, 2012
Jul 01, 2020
The data from this study are used in the following publications:
Read, write, develop: The social and economic impact of literacy in South Africa
Masters, University of Cape Town, 2020.
Chatterjee, Aroop, Léo Czajka, and Amory Gethin.
Wealth Inequality in South Africa, 1993–2017
The World Bank Economic Review (2021).
Van der Merwe, J.M, and S.C Krygsman.
Investigating the relationship between transport and labour discouragement in South Africa
The 40th Annual Southern African Transport Conference.
Pretoria, South Africa, 2022.
Kavese, Kambale, Andiswa Mbali, and Izunna Anyikwa.
The gig economy, digital labour platforms, and independent employment in the Eastern Cape
East London, South Africa: Eastern Cape Socio Economic Consultative Council, 2022.
Failed promises of a wage subsidy: youth and South Africa’s employment tax incentive
University of Maryland, Department of Economics Working Paper (2020).
Empty promises of a new dawn: A quantitative study on education and employment in South Africa
Master's thesis, Malmö University, 2021.
Huber, Robert A, Yannick Stiller, and Andreas Dur.
Measuring subnational trade competitiveness
OFS Preprints (2021).
A nation in search of jobs: Six possible policy suggestions for employment creation in South Africa
DPRU Working Paper 12/150 , no. 12/150 (2012).
Bhorat, Haroon, and Natasha Mayet.
Employment outcomes and returns to earnings in post-apartheid South Africa
DPRU Working Paper 12/152 , no. 12/152 (2012).
Bhorat, Haroon, Karmen Naidoo, Morne Oosthuizen, and Kavisha Pillay.
Demographic, employment, and wage trends in South Africa
Africa Growth Initiative Working Paper 45 (2016).
Bhorat I, Haroon.
The next 25 years – affirmative action in higher education in the United States and South Africa
Higher education and the labour market in post-apartheid South Africa (2009).
Deindustrialization, professionalization and racial inequality in Cape Town
Urban Affairs Review 48, no. 6 (2012): 836-862.
South African labour market transitions during the global financial and economic crisis: Micro-level evidence from the NIDS panel and matched QLFS cross-sections
IOB Working Paper 2013.12 , no. 2013.12 (2013).
South African labour market transitions since the global financial and economic crisis: Evidence from two longitudinal datasets
Journal of African Economies 26, no. 2 (2017): 192-222.
Leung, Ron, Marco Stampini, and Désiré Vencatachellum.
Does human capital protect workers against exogenous shocks? South Africa in the 2008-2009 crisis
Institute for the Study/ Discussion Paper , no. 4608 (2009).
Lombard, Mighael, and Owen Crankshaw.
Deindustrialization and racial inequality: Social polarisation in eThekwini?
Large-scale social transfer and labor market outcomes: The case of the South African pension program
2016 Agricultural & Applied Economics Association Annual Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts, July 31–August 2.
USA, July, 2016.
The new growth path: Game changing vision or cop-out?
South African Journal of Science 107, no. 3/4 (2011): 1-8.
Rankin, Neil A, and Gareth Roberts.
Youth unemployment, firm size and reservation wages in South Africa
South African Journal of Economics 79, no. 2 (2011): 128-145.
Rogan, Michael, and Caroline Skinner.
The nature of the South African informal sector as reflected in the Quarterly Labour-Force Survey, 2008-2014
REDI3x3 Working paper 28 , no. 28 (2017).
Giving up job search during a recession:The impact of the global financial crisis on the South African labour market
Institute for the study of labour/ discussion paper , no. 6116 (2011).
The comparability of Labour Force Survey (LFS) and Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS)
Stellenbosch Economic Working Paper , no. 08/09 (2009).
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