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: EXPORT MARKETS

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2016 Is Sino-African trade exacerbating resource dependence in Africa?

Over the past decade, trade between China and Africa has rapidly expanded and has led to strong growth rates in Africa mainly buoyed by natu...

2011 From South Africa with love: exporting corporate social investment

From 1994 to 2008, the trade of South Africa with the rest of Africa experienced a rapid and major growth, but little is known about the ext...

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2007 Thoughts on employment typologies

Mineral (and some other natural resource) exports tend to create very few jobs. This, together with the disincentive they create for the pro...

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