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24 October 2016 | AfricaCheck
Agitating that #DataMustFall, some have claimed that South Africans spend close to a quarter of their income on data. But surveys from South Africa’s national statistics agency and the University of Cape Town tell a different story. Read more...
J-PAL Africa, located in SALDRU in the School of Economics at the University of Cape Town, has a pool of funds to support researchers to carry out exploratory research work on policy relevant questions related to South Africa. This work should lead to the development of a full research proposal for a randomised evaluation of programmes or interventions that assist in answering the research question. View the full advert.
Application deadline is 20 January 2017.
This is a three-day (16-18 November) training course designed for people who are interested in using the NIDS panel data but have not yet done so. Participants should have prior experience using STATA to analyse cross-sectional household survey data. Online application is open.
There will be no SALDRU seminar this week. Information on the next seminar will be sent out in due course.
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