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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2015 Parental childhood growth and offspring birthweight: pooled analyses from four birth cohorts in low and middle income countries

Associations between parental and offspring size at birth are well established, but the relative importance of parental growth at different ...

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2008 Transnational telecommunications capital expanding from South Africa into Africa: adapting to African growth and South African transformation demands

Drawing on secondary information on empowerment initiatives in Africa, this paper provides background information on the expansion of mobile...

2005 Educator supply and demand in the South African public education system: integrated report

Education plays a key role in the development of any society. Responding to the need for empirical evidence on the demand for and supply of ...