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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2019 Profitability of Indigenous Medicinal Plants Market (IMPM) in improving household income and food security

Access to affordable medicines and food by households remain a prevailing challenge to many African communities especially those residing in...

2017 The impact of monetary policy on household consumption in South Africa: evidence from Vector autoregressive techniques

This article adds to scarce sub-Saharan African and South African literature on monetary policy transmission mechanisms by looking into: (1)...

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2011 Relative standing and subjective well-being in South Africa: the role of perceptions, expectations and income mobility

Most studies that explore the impact of relative standing on subjective well being use objective measures of the individual???s relative pos...