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 Does SA government meet its constitutional obligation on socioeconomic rights?

The question to be answered by Parliament when it scrutinises the government's Budget is whether the Budget Speech and the Budget Review mee...

2018 What role for community?: critical reflections on state-driven support for vulnerable children and orphans in South Africa

The HIV&AIDS; pandemic in South Africa has left behind large numbers of vulnerable children and orphans. Current estimates suggest that 3.7 ...

2017 In search of socio-ecological resilience and adaptive capacity: articulating the governance imperatives for improved canal management on the Barotse floodplain, Zambia

Governance of the commons through collective action remains an ongoing challenge in many rural areas of Africa. In this paper, we articulate...

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2016 A comparative analysis of corruption in South Africa and China: evidence from the application of governance theory

Concerns about corruption in South Africa and China have intensified in recent years. Improved public administration, greater efficiency, tr...