Browsing 2010 - 2019 by Author "Kerr, Andrew"

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Browsing 2010 - 2019 by Author "Kerr, Andrew"

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  • Kerr, Andrew; Piraino, Patrizio; Ranchhod, Vimal (2016-08)
    In this paper we estimate the extent and targeting of affirmative action at the University of Cape Town, a large public university in South Africa. To do this we use admissions data from the University of Cape Town (UCT), ...
  • Kerr, Andrew; Wittenberg, Martin; Arrow, Jairo (2013-01)
    Analysts of the South African labour market have predominantly used household surveys to analyse the labour market. It has been more di fficult to explore labour demand from the firm side, as a result of limited data from ...
  • Antrobus, Lauren; Kerr, Andrew (2019-04)
    In this paper, we provide the first detailed description of the labour market for taxi drivers in South Africa and investigate the extent to which wages in this market are set competitively. To do this we analyse survey ...
  • Kerr, Andrew; Wittenberg, Martin (2017-11)
    This paper examines the wage structure and size of the public sector over the post-apartheid period. It does so both descriptively, examining the mean and median earnings in the public sector in the post-Apartheid period ...
  • Kerr, Andrew; Wittenberg, Martin (2013-07)
    The 1999 October Household Survey was the first time that Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) introduced a master sample of Enumeration Areas (Stats SA, 2000a). There were several important changes in sampling and field ...
  • Kerr, Andrew (2015-10)
    In this paper I describe the monetary and time costs of commuting to work in South Africa. I find that these costs are high and that monetary costs of commuting have increased faster than inflation, mainly through a shift ...

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