Research outputs

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Alcohol consumption among HIV-positive pregnant women in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: prevalence and correlates

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2018 Income as a primary driver of South African inner city migration

Drivers of migration to the inner areas of the five largest South African cities are investigated using computational modelling based on sur...

2014 Income inequality and limitations of the Gini index: the case of South Africa

South Africa is ranked the fourth most unequal society in the world. Recent research has shown that the Gini index as a measure of income in...

2013 Civil society participation in income generating activities in South Africa

The purpose of the research was to conduct a desktop analysis on income generating initiatives in South Africa with a focus on the role of c...

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2011 Relative standing and subjective well-being in South Africa: the role of perceptions, expectations and income mobility

Most studies that explore the impact of relative standing on subjective well being use objective measures of the individual???s relative pos...