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  • Ardington, Cally; Menendez, Alicia; Mutevedzi, Tinofa (Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, 2011-03)
    This paper uses a rich longitudinal dataset to examine the relationship between teen fertility and both subsequent educational outcomes and mortality risk in rural South Africa. Human capital deficits among teen mothers ...
  • Ardington, Cally; Barnighausen, Till; Case, Anne; Menendez, Alicia (2012-12)
    Using a large longitudinal dataset, we quantify the impact of adult deaths on household economic wellbeing. The timing of lower socioeconomic status observed for households in which members die of AIDS suggests that the ...
  • Ardington, Cally; Lam, David; Leibbrandt, Murray; Menendez, Alicia (2015-07)
    The relationship between fertility and female labour force participation has been a subject of attention for several decades. Most of the literature focuses on developed countries and responds to the interest in understanding ...
  • Case, Anne; Menendez, Alicia; Ardington, Cally (CSSR and SALDRU, 2005-05)
    We examine patterns of health seeking behaviour prior to death among 1282 individuals who lived in the Umkhanyakude District of Northern KwaZulu- Natal. Information on the health care choices of these individuals, who ...
  • Ardington, Cally; Case, Anne; Islam, Mahnaz; Lam, David; Leibbrandt, Murray; Menendez, Alicia; Olgiati, Anna (Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, 2009-02)
    We use panel data collected in metropolitan Cape Town to document the role played by aging parents in caring for the children of children who die. In addition, we quantify the probabilities that older adults and the older ...
  • Menendez, Alicia; Branson, Nicola; Lam, David; Ardington, Cally; Leibbrandt, Murray (Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, 2011-12)
    Reports in the South African media consistently describe an explosion of teenage pregnancies. Yet studies by the Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit (SALDRU) at the University of Cape Town show that teen ...
  • Ardington, Cally; Barnighausen, Till; Case, Anne; Menendez, Alicia (2013-06)
    An Apartheid-driven spatial mismatch between workers and jobs leads to high job search costs for people living in rural areas of South Africa—costs that many young people cannot pay. In this paper, we examine whether the ...
  • Ardington, Cally; Case, Anne; Menendez, Alicia; Bärnighausen, Till; Lam, David; Leibbrandt, Murray (2014-06-19)
    Globally and locally, youth unemployment is on the rise, leading the ILO to warn of a “‘scarred’generation of young people” who face low rates of employment and high rates of inactivity (ILO 2013). Policymakers and researchers ...

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