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Research data: LABOUR MARKET
2018 "Sho't Left": youth going nowhere slowly: enhancing labour-market outcomes for youth in the tourism industry
Tourism is a service industry, and workers in the industry are required to possess a range of skills to deal with situations as they arise. ...
2018 Measuring regional labour markets in South Africa: how robust are sub-national estimates from the Quarterly Labour Force Survey?
This article explores the limitations of using data from the Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) to estimate robust sub-national labour mar...
2017 The boundaries of artisanal work and occupations in South Africa, and their relation to inequality
Improving the access of previously marginalised groups to skilled occupations is vital to growing the South African economy and making strid...