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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2020 Technology, tourism, malls and metros - promises and pitfalls of tradable services in Africa

There is growing recognition around the world that tradable services can contribute to economic development. Africa is no exception, with th...

2020 Exploring beyond the conjunctural rhetoric: sociocultural drivers for the "cassava crisis" in Cote d'Ivoire

Despite considerable improvement of food security in low- and middle-income countries over the last decades, food shortages remain persisten...

2020 Informal sector measurement of openness, collaboration and innovation: the case of Otigba hardware microenterprises cluster in Africa

Over 75% of the economic activities in Africa and other developing countries occurs in the informal sector. On the other hand, over 75% of e...