Browsing 2010 - 2019 by Subject "Education"

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Browsing 2010 - 2019 by Subject "Education"

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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 ...
  • Branson, Nicola; Garlick, Julia; Lam, David; Leibbrandt, Murray (Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, 2012)
    Following the international literature, income inequality decompositions on data from contemporary South Africa show that the labour market is the key driver of overall household inequality. In order to understand one of ...
  • Keswell, Malcolm; Girdwood, Sarah; Leibbrandt, Murray (Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, 2011)
    We analyse the role of educational opportunity in shaping inequality in the distribution of occupations in the long-run. We start by modelling the probability that a child occupies the same or a different rung on the ...
  • Pellicer, Miquel; Piraino, Patrizio (2015-04)
    Little credible evidence exists on the effect of material resources on school quality in developing countries. This paper studies the impact of non-personnel funding on educational outcomes exploiting the peculiar way in ...
  • Brixiová, Zuzana; Égert, Balázs (2017-04)
    This paper develops a model of costly firm creation in an economy with weak institutions, costly business environment as well as skill gaps where one of the equilibrium outcomes is a low-productivity trap. The paper tests ...
  • Finn, Arden; Leibbrandt, Murray; Ranchhod, Vimal (2017-10)
    How should the correlation between the earnings of parents and children in South Africa be calculated in the presence of high unemployment, and what is the role of education in determining this relationship? We use the ...
  • Leibbrandt, Murray; Wegner, Eva; Finn, Arden (Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, 2011-09)
    Trends in inequality, poverty, and redistribution in post-apartheid South Africa have received intense attention especially in terms of measuring inequality and poverty levels and the proximate causes of these levels. We ...
  • Branson, Nicola; Hofmeyr, Clare; Lam, David (2013-07)
    The release of the National Income Dynamics Study Wave 2 provides the first nationally representative longitudinal data collected in South Africa. This makes it possible to study transitions in and out of school, across ...

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