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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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Research data: PUBLIC ATTITUDE

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2021 The importance of being African: public attitudes towards immigration selection in South Africa

The African Union wants to make "being African" an important immigration admission criterion amongst its member states. This would be a larg...

2021 Diminishing the power of the x: the electoral effect of corruption perceptions

Since the first confirmed case in March 2020, the Covid-19 has exposed deeply entrenched corruption in the South African public sector. Corr...

2021 A foreign policy of ubuntu?: South African foreign policy values and priorities

A consolidated democracy requires strong and robust citizen participation in setting a foreign policy agenda and goals. There is an abundanc...

2020 Views of South Africans during early lockdown: an HSRC pilot study

South Africa's strategy to contain COVID-19 relies on the public's willingness to adhere to the requirements of the lockdown and their under...

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