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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: SKILLS DEVELOPMENT

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2016 History and the economy matters for artisanal skills planning

This policy brief will focus on the first aspect (the underpinning economic and political history), considering particularly two findings wi...

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2016 Roadmap for the implementation of a skills planning unit

A key area for policy in South Africa is how to develop a strong foundation of labour market information and to provide the type of intellig...

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2016 The role of skills and education in predicting microenterprise performance

In the light of South Africa's high levels of unemployment and relatively small informal sector, enabling and supporting growth of small, me...

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2015 How does social inequality continue to influence young people's trajectories through the apprenticeship pathway system in South Africa?: an analytical approach

The paper contributes by proposing an analytical approach that allows for the identification of patterns of participation in education and t...