Central Data Catalog
October Household Survey 1996
DataFirst , University of Cape Town, South Africa
Statistics South Africa
May 01, 2014
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The data from this study are used in the following publications:
Statistics South Africa.
Unemployment and employment in South Africa.
Pretoria, South Africa: Statistics South Africa, 1998.
Adato, Michelle, Lawrence Haddad, D. Horner, N. Ravjee, and R. Haywood.
From works to public works: The performance of labour-intensive public works in Western Cape Province, South Africa
Cape Town , South Africa: Labour and Devlopment Research Unit, 1999.
Exploring Statistics South Africa's national household surveys as sources of information about food security and subsistence agriculture
Food Security Project (2009).
Allanson, Paul, and Jonathan Atkins.
Labour market reform and the evolution of the racial wage hierarchy in post-Apartheid South Africa
DPRU Working Paper , no. 01/59 (2001).
Low wage work in South Africa
South Africa: HSRC, 2007.
Orphanhood and schooling in South Africa: Trends in the vulnerability of orphans between 1993 and 2005
Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit , no. 16 (2008).
Parental death and schooling outcomes in South Africa
Doctor of Philosophy, UNIVERSITY OF CAPE TOWN, 2008.
Teacher pay in South Africa: How attractive is the teaching profession?
Stellenbosch Economic Working Papers , no. 04/09 (2009).
Armstrong, Paula, and Janca Steenkamp.
South African Trade Unions: an Overview for 1995 to 2005
Stellenbosch Economic Working Papers , no. 10/08 (2008).
Barnes, Helen, Michael Noble, Chris Dibben, Charles Meth, Gemma Wright, and Lucie Cluver.
South Africa microdata scoping study
Centre for the Analysis of South African Social Policy, University of Oxford, Working Paper no. 6 , no. 6 (2007).
Employment trends in South Africa
FES Occasional Paper , no. 2 (2001).
Booysen, Frikkie, and Tanja Arntz.
Children of the storm: HIV/AIDS and children in South Africa.
Social Dynamics 28, no. 1 (2002): 170-192.
Re-weighting the OHS and LFS National Household Survey data to create a consistent series over time: A cross entropy estimation approach
Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit , no. 38 (2009).
The South African labour market 1995-2004: A cohort analysis.
SALDRU Working Paper , no. 06/07 (2006).
Branson, Nicola, and Martin Wittenberg.
The measurement of employment status in South Africa using cohort analysis, 1994-2004.
The South African Journal of Economics 75, no. 2 (2007): 313-326.
Missing links? An examination of the contributions made by social surveys to our understanding of child well-being in South Africa
CSSR Working Paper , no. 23 (2002).
Burger, Rulof, and Rachel Jafta.
Returns to race: Labour market discrimination in post-apartheid South Africa
Stellenbosch Economic Working Papers , no. 04/06 (2006).
Burger, Rulof, and Dieter Von Fintel.
Determining the causes of the rising South African unemployment rate: An age, period and generational analysis
Stellenbosch Economic Working Papers , no. 24/09 (2009).
Burger, Rulof, and Derek Yu.
Wage trends in post-Apartheid South Africa: Constructing an earnings series from household survey data
South African Reserve Bank, Labour Market Frontiers , no. 07/117 (2007).
Burger, Rulof, and Derek Yu.
Wage trends in post-apartheid South Africa: Constructing an earnings series from household survey data
Stellenbosch Economic Working Papers , no. 10/06 (2006).
Cox, Kevin R, David Hemson, and Alison Todes.
Urbanization in South Africa and the changing character of migrant labour
South African Geographical Journal 86, no. 1 (2004): 7-16.
De Klerk, Mike, Scott Drimie, Michael Aliber, Simphiwe Mini, Rueben Mokoena, Rendani Randela, Salome Modiselle, Ben Roberts, Coleen Vogel, Cobus De Swardt, and Johan Kirsten.
Food security in South Africa: Key policy issues for the medium term
Dinkleman, Taryn, and Farah Pirouz.
Individual, household and regional determinants of labour force attachement in South Africa: Evidence from the 1997 October Household Survey
South African Journal of Economics 70, no. 5 (2002): 865-891.
Essop, Hassan, and Derek Yu.
The South African informal sector (1997 – 2006)
Stellenbosch Economic Working Papers , no. 03/08 (2008).
Fedderke, Johannes, Jeenesh Manga, and Farah Pirouz.
Challenging Cassandra: Household and per capita household income distribution in the October Household Surveys 1995-1999, Income and Expenditure Surveys 1995 & 2000, and the Labour Force Survey 2000
Economic Research Southern Africa , no. 13 (2004).
Hirschowitz, Ros, Debbie Budlender, and W.M. Sekwati.
South Africa in transition: Selected findings from the October Household Survey of 1999 and changes that have occured between 1995 and 1999
Pretoria, South Africa: Statistics South Africa, 2001.
Hirschowitz, Ros, and Mark Orkin.
Monitoring living conditions and poverty in South Africa
Hosegood, V, and I M Timaeus.
Household composition and dynamics in Kwazulu Natal, South Africa: Mirroring social reality in longitudinal data collection
Kearney, Marna, and Ayodele Odusola.
Assessing development strategies to achieve the MDGs in The Republic of South Africa; Country study
: United Nations Department for Social and Economic Affairs, 2011.
The contribution of technikons to human resources development in South Africa
DPRU Working Paper , no. 03/80 (2003).
Leibbrandt, Murray, and Ingrid Woolard.
A comparison of poverty in South Africa's nine provinces
Development Southern Africa 16, no. 1 (1999): 37-54.
Half Measures: The ANC's Unemployment and Poverty Reduction Goals
The debate about unemployment in the 1990s
Studies in Economics and Econometrics 24, no. 3 (2000): 73-89.
Exploring the status of african women in the South African labour market 1995-2004
Doctor of Philosophy, University of Cape Town, 2009.
The collection of national household survey data in South Africa (1993-2001): Rendering labour migration invisible
Development Southern Africa 20, no. 3 (2003): 361-368.
Posel, Dorrit, Linda Richter, and Robert Morrell.
BABA- Men and fatherhood in South Africa
Cape Town, South Africa: HSRC Press, 2006.
Seekings, Jeremy, Murray Leibbrandt, and Nicoli Nattrass.
Income inequality after Apartheid
CSSR Working Paper No. 75 , no. 75 (2004).
Serumaga-Zake, P., D. Kotze, and R. Madsen.
A descriptive study of the dynamics of relative poverty in the Western Cape Province of South Africa
Development Southern Africa 22, no. 1 (2005): 143-160.
Post-apartheid trends in gender discrimination in South Africa: Analysis through decomposition techniques
Stellenbosch Economic Working Papers , no. 06/08 (2008).
The importance of being earners: why women in South Africa need well-paid jobs
Development Southern Africa 26, no. 05 (2009): 709-719.
Simister L, John.
The importance of being earners: Why South African women need well-paid jobs
Development Southern Africa 26, no. 5 (2009): 709-719.
Swanepoel, Rene, and David J Stoker.
The estimation and presentation of standard errors in a survey report
South Africa: Statistics South Africa, 2000.
van den Brink, Rogier, Glen Thomas, Hans Binswanger, John Bruce, and Frank Byamugisha.
Consensus, confusion, and controversy: Selected land reform issues in Sub-Saharan Africa
World Bank Research Working Paper No. 71 1, no. 1 (2005): 1-64.
van der Berg, Servaas, Ronelle Burger, Rulof Burger, Megan Louw, and Derek Yu.
Trends in poverty and inequality since the political transition
Von Fintel, Dieter.
Dealing with earnings bracket responses in Household Surveys - How sharp are midpoint imputations?
South African Journal of Economics 75, no. 2 (2007): 293-312.
Nonparametric estimation when income is reported in bands and at points
Economic Research Southern Africa. (ERSA Working Paper) , no. 94 (2008).
The comparability of labour force survey (LFS) and quarterly labour force survey (QLFS)
Stellenbosch Economic Working Papers , no. 08/09 (2009).
The comparability of the Statistics South Africa October Household Surveys and Labour Force Surveys
Stellenbosch Economic Working Papers , no. 17/07 (2007).
The South African labour market: 1995 – 2006
Stellenbosch Economic Working Papers , no. 05/08 (2008).