Joomla gallery extension by joomlashine.com
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...
We invite applications for a post-doctoral research fellow to work together with SALDRU researchers across a range of projects focusing on the post-school sector. The successful candidate will be involved in original empirical research, collating and facilitating access to administrative data, report writing, capacity training, network building and the design of new surveys. Closing date is 9 December 2016. View the full advert.
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.
There will be no seminar this week.
Aiming for a moving target: The dynamics of household electricity access in a developing context
Tom Harris, Mark Collinson and Martin Wittenberg
Drivers of Inequality in South Africa
Janina Hundenborn, Ingrid Woolard and Murray Leibbrandt
In-Work Poverty in South Africa: The Impact of Income Sharing in the Presence of High Unemployment
Kezia Lilenstein, Ingrid Woolard and Murray Leibbrandt
Start-Up Capital and Women’s Entrepreneurship: Evidence from Swaziland
Zuzana Brixiová and Thierry Kangoye
Determinants of civil war and excess zeroes
John Paul Dunne and Nan Tian
Brendan Maughan-Brown, Meredith Evans, Gavin George;
Nicole Vellios and Corné van Walbeek
Lara Kruger, Nicole Vellios and Corné van Walbeek
Murray Leibbrandt and James Levinsohn
Nicola Branson and Tanya Byker
Ingrid Woolard, Rebecca Metz, Gabriela Inchauste, Nora Lustig and Mashekwa Maboshe