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  • Budlender, Joshua; Leibbrandt, Murray; Woolard, Ingrid (2015-08)
    Unlike some other countries, there is no legislated poverty line for South Africa. Various absolute poverty lines exist, but there has been little analysis of the methodological decisions underpinning each line. There ...
  • Woolard, Ingrid; Burger, Rulof (CSSR and SALDRU, 2005-10)
    While the political transition to democratic rule in South Africa was smooth and rapid, the economic transition has been slow and difficult. Nowhere is this more apparent than in the labour market. Job creation has not ...
  • Ebrahim, Amina; Leibbrandt, Murray; Woolard, Ingrid (2015-10)
    This paper examines the survival strategies of the unemployed using the balanced panel of the first three waves of the National Income Dynamics Study. We find that in response to unemployment and almost no unemployment ...
  • Klasen, Stephen; Woolard, Ingrid (CSSR and SALDRU, 2005-10)
    While in many African countries, open unemployment is largely confined to urban areas and thus overall rates are quite low, in South Africa (and a few other Southern African countries), open unemployment rates hover ...
  • Eyal, Katherine; Woolard, Ingrid (Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, 2011-02)
    We estimate the effect of the child support grant on mothers' labour supply in South Africa. Identification is based on the use of specific samples, such as black mothers, aged 20 to 45, whose youngest child is aged within ...
  • Ebrahim, Amina; Woolard, Ingrid; Leibbrandt, Murray (2013-12)
    In comparison to other continents, Africa has received little scholarly attention with regard to household composition. Household composition is endogenous to a variety of welfare issues and little is understood about the ...
  • Finn, Arden; Leibbrandt, Murray; Woolard, Ingrid (2013-07)
    Gauging levels of welfare using data on income and expenditure is informative yet limited and can be enhanced by including non-money-metric measures. Nationally representative data sets from 1993 and 2010-2011 which cover ...
  • Finn, Arden; Leibbrandt, Murray; Woolard, Ingrid (2014-06)
    Gauging levels of welfare using data on income and expenditure while informative is limited, and can be enhanced by including non-money-metric measures. Using data from the detailed and nationally representative PSLSD ...
  • Cichello, Paul; Leibbrandt, Murray; Woolard, Ingrid (Development Southern Africa, 2014)
    There is little empirical work in South Africa using panel data to describe employment and earnings dynamics. This paper contributes by describing labour-market transitions in South Africa between 2008 and 2010 for individuals ...

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