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  • Branson, Nicola (2018-11)
    This short report, commissioned by the IPSS Youth Focus Project funded by the Ford Foundation, investigates the extent to which available public data can inform trajectories of post-school youth and the critical gaps that ...
  • 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 ...
  • Hofmeyr, Clare; Branson, Nicola; Leibbrandt, Murray; Ardington, Cally; Lam, David (Econ3x3.org, 2013-10)
    Increasing levels of youth unemployment and learners’ poor performance at school have led to claims that the matric certificate no longer has much value in the labour market. However, the evidence does not support this ...
  • Branson, Nicola; Hofmeyr, Clare; Lam, David (Development Southern Africa, 2014)
    The release of the National Income Dynamics Study Wave 2 provides the first nationally representative longitudinal data collected in South Africa, making it possible to study transitions in and out of school, across grades ...
  • Lam, David; Ardington, Cally; Leibbrandt, Murray (Journal of Development Economics, 2011)
    This paper analyzes the large racial differences in progress through secondary school in South Africa. Using recently collected longitudinal data we find that grade advancement is strongly associated with scores on a ...
  • Lam, David; Ardington, Cally; Leibbrandt, Murray (Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, 2007-11)
    This paper develops a stochastic model of grade repetition to analyze the large racial differences in progress through secondary school in South Africa. The model predicts that a larger stochastic component in the link ...

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