Our Technical Papers


Technical Paper 36

Changes in self-employment in the agricultural sector, South Africa: 1994-2012 by Liz Neyens and Martin Wittenberg

Technical Paper 35

Estimating the size and impact of Affirmative Action at the University of Cape Town by Andrew Kerr, Patrizio Piraino and Vimal Ranchhod

Technical Paper 34

Tax(i)ing the poor? Commuting costs in South Africa by Andrew Kerr

Technical Paper 33

The Life Cycle of South African Manufacturing Firms by Andrew Kerr

Technical Paper 32

An introduction to the Manpower Survey Data by Andrew Kerr

Technical Paper 31

An analysis of the data quality of the Surveys of Employers and Self-Employed by Andrew Kerr

Technical Paper 30

Problems with SWIID: the case of South Africa by Martin Wittenberg

Technical Paper 29

Measuring Inequality by Asset Indices: A general approach with application to South Africa by Martin Wittenberg and Murray Leibbrandt

Technical Paper 28

Recalibrating the OHSs to adjust for sampling changes by Takwanisa Machemedze, Andrew Kerr and Martin Wittenberg

Technical Paper 27

Household formation and household size in post-apartheid South Africa: Evidence from the Agincourt sub-district 1992-2003 by Martin Wittenberg and Mark Collinson

Technical Paper 26

Wages and wage inequality in South Africa 1994-2011: The evidence from household survey data by Martin Wittenberg

Technical Paper 25

Union selection effects - some inconsistent models by Martin Wittenberg

Technical Paper 24

Non-monetary dimensions of well-being: A comment by Martin Wittenberg

Technical Paper 23

The measurement of earnings in the post-Apartheid period: An overview by Martin Wittenberg and Farah Pirouz

Technical Paper 22
Leveraging data in African countries: Curating government microdata for research by Lynn Woolfrey

Technical Paper 21
Sampling methodology and field work changes in the october household surveys and labour force surveys by Andrew Kerr and Martin Wittenberg

Technical Paper 20
Job Creation and Destruction in South Africa by Andrew Kerr , Martin Wittenberg and Jairo Arrow

Technical Paper 19
A Framework for Investigating Micro Data Quality, with Application to South African Labour Market Household Surveys by Reza C. Daniels

Technical Paper 18
Questionnaire Design and Response Propensities for Employee Income Micro Data by Reza C. Daniels

Technical Paper 17
Univariate Multiple Imputation for Coarse Employee Income Data by Reza C. Daniels

Technical Paper 16
The Weight of Success: The Body Mass Index and Economic Well-being in South Africa by Martin Wittenberg

Technical Paper 15
Re-weighting South African National Household Survey Data to create a consistent series over time: A cross entropy estimation approach by Nicola Branson and Martin Wittenberg

Technical Paper 14
Sample Survey Calibration: An Informationtheoretic perspective by Martin Wittenberg

Technical Paper 13
Weighing the value of Asset Proxies: The case of the Body Mass Index in South Africa by Martin Wittenberg

Technical Paper 12
Re-weighting the OHS and LFS National Household Survey Data to create a consistent series over time: A Cross Entropy Estimation Approach by Nicola Branson

Technical Paper 11
Finite-Sample Bias and Inconsistency in the Estimation of Poverty Maps by Jesse Naidoo

Technical Paper 10
Estimating expenditure impacts without expenditure data using asset proxies by Martin Wittenberg

Technical Paper 9
October Household Survey 1994 by Martin Wittenberg

Technical Paper 8
Nonparametric estimation when income is reported in bands and at points by Martin Wittenberg

Technical Paper 7
Income in the October Household Survey 1994 by Martin Wittenberg

Technical Paper 6
Grouped-Data Identification of Marital Behaviour from Repeated Cross-sections in South Africa by Grace Kumchulesi

Technical Paper 5
Sequential Regression Multiple Imputation for Incomplete Multivariate Data Using Markov Chain Monte Carlo by Miguel Lacerda, Cally Ardington & Murray Leibbrandt

Technical Paper 4
Household transitions in rural South Africa, 1996–2003 by Martin Wittenberg and Mark Collinson

Technical Paper 3
The measurement of employment status in South Africa using cohort analysis, 1994-2004 by Nicola Branson and Martin Wittenberg

Technical Paper 2
Research Note: Errors in the October Household Survey 1994 availabable from the South Africa Data Archive by Martin Wittenberg

Technical Paper 1
The mystery of South Africa’s ghost workers in 1996: Measurement and mismeasurement in the Manufacturing Census, Population Census and October Household Surveys by Martin Wittenberg

 

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