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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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2016 The theory and reality of urban slums: pathways-out-of-poverty or cul-de-sacs?

This article explores two contrasting perspectives on the role of informal settlements in urban labour markets. One proposes that they help ...

2015 Changing artisanal identity and status: the unfolding South African story

Discussions around the increase in number and improved quality of artisans have been widely supported. There is, however, a need for the not...

2014 Gender inequality persists in artisan employment in South Africa

The highly discriminatory nature of the artisan labour market and skilling system is compelling the government to focus on ways in which to ...

2014 Youth unemployment dynamics in the labour market of the periphery

Inside and outside of government, youth employment is generally agreed to be among South Africa's two of three most urgent undertakings. The...