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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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2017 The impact of health on labour force participation in South Africa

This paper estimates the effect of self-assessed health (SAH) on labour force participation (LFP) in South Africa. This is motivated by a hi...

2016 The analyses of non-standard employment and contemporary labour protest in South Africa

This paper analyses the contemporary non-standard employment and labour unrest in South Africa, with special emphasis on the South African P...

2008 Failure to transform the role of qualifications in changing the demographic profile of managers in South African workplaces

The key purpose of this paper is to explore the extent to which formal qualifications profiles may explain the dominance of white males in t...

2008 Projecting South African labour supply to 2024: phase I report

This population projection has been carried out from 2007 to 2024, using the SPECTRUM model by population group, gender and age group. Part...