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: DEVELOPMENT

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2019 Deconstructing the fourth industrial revolution: defining the concept and research agenda

The idea that we are in a Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) is premised on the observation that technological change is accelerating, that ...

2019 Conclusion

Beginning with the relevance of policies, the analysis of Zambia's retail sector in the chapter by Mwanda Phiri and Francis Ziba reminded us...

2019 Innovation for development in South Africa: experiences with basic service technologies in distressed municipalities.

South Africas National Development Plan entrenches the importance of a capable developmental state for the countrys social and economic deve...

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2019 Restoring the core?: central city decline and transformation in the South

Central cities are vibrant and productive places because of the dense concentration of people, firms and supporting facilities. Yet their dy...