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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2021 Youth of the global south and why they are worth studying

While real place-based differences exist between groups of youth, the simple global North-South binary is problematic. This essay explores t...

2021 Measurement of innovation in the informal sector in Africa: the importance to industrial policy

Innovation is key to industrialization in Africa and must be aligned with industrial policy. A challenge for African countries is to design ...

2020 Grassroots democracy and development: learning from the Philippines

The Philippines have developed a system of neighbourhood government that other countries could usefully learn from. The barangays give ordin...

2020 Strengthening intermediaries in the National System of Innovation (NSI): case of the South African Council for Natural Scientific Professions

This paper uses the National System of Innovation (NSI) framework to interrogate the role of professional organizations as intermediaries wi...