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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2009 The colour of money: foreign capital and transformation

According to the OECD, the flow of foreign direct investment (FDI) to developing countries worldwide now overshadows official development as...

2009 The state and transformation

It is now familiar that under Thabo Mbeki the democratic project experienced several major reversals. While holding on to the formal constit...

2009 Revisiting administrative 'capacity' in the context of public service transformation

This article examines the issue and concept of administrative capacity in South Africa's public service. It critiques the use of the term c...

2008 Failure to transform the role of qualifications in changing the demographic profile of managers in South African workplaces

The key purpose of this paper is to explore the extent to which formal qualifications profiles may explain the dominance of white males in t...