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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Research data: POLICY FORMULATION

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2020 Policy options for the Fourth Industrial Revolution in South Africa

South Africa ??? through partnerships encompassing the government, business, academia, labour and civil society ??? has embarked on a proces...

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2020 How well is R&D oriented to human development in South Africa?

To measure policy progress, one key science, technology and innovation (STI) indicator has long captured the imagination of policy makers: g...

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2020 AI, biometrics and securitisation in migration management: policy options for South Africa

The use of AI and data for the management of migration has become increasingly intrusive through the harvesting of biometric data, both in S...

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2019 Women's economic empowerment in the blue economy

Drawing on general principles of the blue economy, the authors offer policy recommendations to facilitate a more nuanced approach to achievi...