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Research outputs: EMPLOYMENT

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2011 Employment scenarios to 2030

The South Africa of 2011 is characterized by very high levels of poverty and inequality that are morally in-defensible and constitute a sign...

2010 Student graduation, labour market destinations and employment earnings

This chapter begins with an empirical overview of the data and a descriptive analysis of selected variables of interest. A more quantitativ...

2009 A generation without opportunity

How many school-leavers find jobs the year after grade 12? And should they be in the labour market? In the following article Michael Cosser ...

2009 Doing & teaching in South Africa

How much interest is there among our school-leavers in becoming teachers? Are we doing enough to recruit young people into the profession? A...