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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: TRADE

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2019 Upgrading informal trading: impacts on livelihoods and social cohesion in Khayelitsha

The chapter investigates how these economic-rational aspirations undermined existing social cohesion and forms of solidarity as evidenced by...

2016 Is Sino-African trade exacerbating resource dependence in Africa?

Over the past decade, trade between China and Africa has rapidly expanded and has led to strong growth rates in Africa mainly buoyed by natu...

2015 Fragility, trade and inclusive development in resource-rich African countries

Extractive resources provide employment, food security, export revenues, and a basis for private-sector development. They are vital for basi...