Research data

The HSRC Research Data Service provides a digital repository facility for the HSRC's research data in support of evidence based human and social development in South Africa and the broader region. Access to data is dependent on ethical requirements for protecting research participants, as well as on legal agreements with the owners, funders or in the case of data owned by the HSRC, the requirements of the depositors of the data. We facilitate data use by preparing comprehensive metadata and disseminating data and related documents to appropriate target audiences. Data sharing is subject to an End User License agreement. Data sets from the following projects have been curated and are available for use:

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Research data: AFRICA

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2018 Unpacking policy gridlocks in Africa's development: an evolving agenda

Policies are not an end in themselves, but deliberate systems of principles to guide decisions and achievement of rational outcomes. Many fa...

2018 World of work in the 4th industrial revolution: inclusive and structural transformation for a better Africa

Unemployment and underemployment are among the key development challenges confronting Africa, and they manifest in deepening poverty and ine...

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2017 The G20's role in improving quality of life through sustainable energy and urban infrastructure in Africa

The challenge of socio-economic development and its resultant structural transformation to benefit a rapidly growing population simultaneous...

2017 Waiting for happiness in Africa

This chapter explores the reasons why African countries generally lag behind the rest of the world in their evaluations of life....