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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2016 Bridging skills demand and supply in South Africa: the role of public and private intermediaries

Demand-led skills development requires linkages and coordination between firms and education and training organisations, which are major cha...

2015 Health challenges in South African automotive companies: wellness in the workplace

In South Africa, workplace programmes in the automotive industry focus predominantly on occupational health and safety and HIV and AIDS. The...

2012 A review of trends in the global automotive manufacturing industry and implications for developing countries

This review explores the literature investigating recent global trends in the automotive manufacturing sector, particularly in developing co...

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2010 Engaging the industry: innovation in South Africa's motor manufacturing sector

Automotive manufacturing is South Africa's largest manufacturing sector and contributes substantially to our GDP and exports. Since 1995 the...