Whites clearly benefited most from the diamond and gold boom of the 19th century but within this group we do not really know who the main economic beneficiaries of South Africa’s
This policy brief on recent internal migration determinants in in South Africa stems from a working paper analysing the individual and regional factors affecting the migration decision,
This policy brief draws on a recent working paper that analyses the links between the expansion of education across generations and social mobility in South Africa. The core findings
Using integrated data from the 2008 NSC and 2009–2014 HEMIS databases, this policy brief focusses on those learners from the 2008 national matric cohort who, often against
The broad objective of this project was to enhance knowledge of family-related dynamics, cohesiveness, orientations and preferences in contemporary South Africa using attitudinal
This paper investigates reported measures of trust in South Africa from the Social Cohesion module in the 2012 National Income Dynamics Study.
This paper provides a conceptually and empirically rigorous approach to defining and measuring the middle class in South Africa.
Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit Working Paper Number 194. This paper analyzes the role of income from different sources in order to investigate which one(s)
This analysis offers insight into short-term household change in South Africa by examining the extent and correlates of residential and compositional change. Data from Waves 1 and 2 of the
This paper analyses changes in income inequality and the composition of the middle class over a 15 year period using data from the 1993 PSLSD and NIDS Waves 1 and 2. The high
In 2014, the Programme to Support Pro-Poor Policy Development (PSPPD), commissioned a diagnostic evaluation of poverty and relative deprivation at small area level for the Eastern Cape
This brief suggests that the expansion of female condom programming could be both strategically beneficial in reducing new HIV infections while also upholding the SRHR of
This policy brief emanates from an intervention study that was conducted to develop a male circumcision health promotion programme in the Libode rural communities of the
Findings show that community based management (CBM) of water points offers alternatives to improve water access and management in rural communities. This requires
This policy brief presents the South African Social Cohesion Barometer and key findings and recommendations that emanated from the application of this measurement tool. We perceive social
This brief is based on a working paper by Gideon du Rand, Hendrik van Broekhuizen and Dieter von Fintel, which uses the 2008 National Income Dynamics Survey (NIDS), containing detailed