Research outputs

Access is provided to research outputs generated by HSRC researchers since 2000. All research outputs are provided free of charge to the public, with the exception of confidential reports. Where possible the full-text is provided for immediate download. If you are interested in obtaining a copy of an output which is not immediately available for download, please contact the Digital Curation Team at

HSRC Repository

The HSRC Institutional Repository is an important tool that the HSRC utilises to preserve and disseminate its documents. Different types of publications including scholarly research outputs are collected, preserved and distributed in a digital format.

Research data

The HSRC Research Data Service provides a digital repository of the HSRC's research data in support of evidence-based human and social development.


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2021 'Covid has created some other opportunities': cautious optimism among young African graduates navigating life in a time of pandemic

This paper reports on the various impacts the Coronavirus pandemic has had on a cohort of recent African university graduates currently enro...

2019 Determinants of cash holding in South Africa: evidence from non financial firms

Cash holding is one of the most significant components of a firms current assets. The benefit of holding cash revolves around choosing the o...