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Revisiting informal employment and segementation in the South African labour market.
This study revisits the definition of informal employment, and it investigates the puzzle of high open unemployment co-existing with relatively limited informal employment in South Africa. We estimate earnings equations ...
The Male Marital Earnings Premium in the Context of Bride Wealth Payments: Evidence from South Africa.
This study explores the nature of the male marital earnings premium in the context of a developing country in which the payment of bride wealth is practiced. We use data from the South African Labor Force Survey of September ...
Is there evidence of a wage penalty to female part-time employment in South Africa?
In this paper, we investigate female part-time employment in South Africa. Using household survey data for South Africa from 1995 to 2004, we show that women are over-represented in part-time employment, and that the growth ...
Households and labour migration in post-apartheid South Africa.
This study compares measures of labour migration and remittance receipt in the National Income Dynamics Study with measures generated using earlier national household surveys conducted in South Africa. Household survey ...
Investigating the well-being of rural women in South Africa.
In this Focus piece we explore differences in the well-being of men and women in rural and urban areas. We use quantitative data from a nationally representative household survey in 2008 to measure income poverty and access ...