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First Name: Derek
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Last Name: Yu
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RePEc Short-ID: pyu81

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Department of Economics
Fakulteit Ekonomiese en Bestuurswetenskappe
University of Stellenbosch
Location: Stellenbosch, South Africa
Homepage: http://www.ekon.sun.ac.za/
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Phone: 021-8082247
Fax: +27 (0)21-808 2409
Postal: Private Bag X1, 7602 Matieland
Handle: RePEc:edi:desunza (more details at EDIRC)

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  1. Economic Growth and Change of African Countries

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Working papers

  1. Derek Yu, 2013. "Youth unemployment in South Africa since 2000 revisited," Working Papers 04/2013, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.
  2. Derek Yu, 2013. "Some factors influencing the comparability and reliability of poverty estimates across household surveys," Working Papers 03/2013, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.
  3. Derek Yu, 2013. "Poverty and inequality estimates of National Income Dynamics Study revisited," Working Papers 05/2013, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.
  4. Derek Yu, 2012. "Youths in the South African labour market since the transition: A study of changes between 1995 and 2011," Working Papers 18/2012, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.
  5. Derek Yu & Adél Bosch, 2012. "Trends on the hours worked of the employed, 1997 - 2011," Working Papers 302, Economic Research Southern Africa.
  6. Ada Jansen & Elizabeth Stoltz & Derek Yu, 2012. "Improving the targeting of zero-rated basic foodstuffs under value added tax (VAT) in South Africa - An exploratory analysis," Working Papers 07/2012, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.
  7. Derek Yu, 2010. "Poverty and inequality trends in South Africa using different survey data," Working Papers 04/2010, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.
  8. Derek Yu, 2010. "Defining and measuring informal employment in South Africa: A review of recent approaches," Working Papers 09/2010, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.
  9. Eldridge Moses & Derek Yu, 2009. "Migration from the Northern Cape," SALDRU Working Papers 32, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.
  10. Derek Yu, 2009. "The comparability of Labour Force Survey (LFS) and Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS)," Working Papers 08/2009, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.
  11. Stephen Taylor & Derek Yu, 2009. "The importance of socio-economic status in determining educational achievement in South Africa," Working Papers 01/2009, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.
  12. Sebastian Levine & Servaas van der Berg & Derek Yu, 2009. "Measuring the impact of social cash transfers on poverty and inequality in Namibia," Working Papers 25/2009, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.
  13. Derek Yu, 2009. "The comparability of Census 1996, Census 2001 and Community Survey 2007," Working Papers 21/2009, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.
  14. Hassan Essop & Derek Yu, 2008. "The South African informal sector (1997 – 2006)," Working Papers 03/2008, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.
  15. Judith Streak & Derek Yu & Servaas van der Berg, 2008. "How invariant is South African child poverty to the choice of equivalence scale or poverty measure?," Working Papers 13/2008, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.
  16. Pietie Horn & Ada Jansen & Derek Yu, 2008. "What explains the academic success of second-year economics students? An exploratory analysis," Working Papers 22/2008, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.
  17. Derek Yu, 2008. "The comparability of Income and Expenditure Surveys 1995, 2000 and 2005/2006," Working Papers 11/2008, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.
  18. Hassan Essop & Derek Yu, 2008. "Alternative definitions of informal sector employment in South Africa," Working Papers 21/2008, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.
  19. Derek Yu, 2008. "The South African labour market: 1995 – 2006," Working Papers 05/2008, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.
  20. Derek Yu, 2007. "The comparability of the Statistics South Africa October Household Surveys and Labour Force Surveys," Working Papers 17/2007, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.
  21. Servaas van der Berg & Ronelle Burger & Rulof Burger & Megan Louw & Derek Yu, 2007. "A series of national accounts-consistent estimates of poverty and inequality in South Africa," Working Papers 09/2007, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.
  22. Derek Yu & Sihaam Nieftagodien, 2007. "Poverty and Migration: Evidence from the Khayelitsha/Mitchell's Plain Area," SALDRU Working Papers 11, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.
  23. Servaas van der Berg & Megan Louw & Derek Yu, 2007. "Post-transition poverty trends based on an alternative data source," Working Papers 08/2007, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.
  24. Megan Louw & Servaas van der Berg & Derek Yu, 2006. "Educational attainment and intergenerational social mobility in South Africa," Working Papers 09/2006, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.
  25. Rulof Burger & Derek Yu, 2006. "Wage trends in post-apartheid South Africa: Constructing an earnings series from household survey data," Working Papers 10/2006, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.
  26. Servaas van der Berg & Ronelle Burger & Rulof Burger & Megan Louw & Derek Yu, 2005. "Trends in poverty and inequality since the political transition," Working Papers 01/2005, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.

Articles

  1. Derek Yu, 2012. "Defining and measuring informal employment in South Africa," Development Southern Africa, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 29(1), pages 157-175, March.
  2. Sebastian Levine & Servaas van der Berg & Derek Yu, 2011. "The impact of cash transfers on household welfare in Namibia," Development Southern Africa, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 28(1), pages 39-59.
  3. Petronella Horn & Ada Jansen & Derek Yu, 2011. "Factors Explaining The Academic Success Of Second‐Year Economics Students: An Exploratory Analysis," South African Journal of Economics, Economic Society of South Africa, vol. 79(2), pages 202-210, 06.
  4. Judith Streak & Derek Yu & Servaas Van der Berg, 2009. "Measuring Child Poverty in South Africa: Sensitivity to the Choice of Equivalence Scale and an Updated Profile," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 94(2), pages 183-201, November.
  5. Servaas Van der berg & Megan Louw & Derek Yu, 2008. "Post-Transition Poverty Trends Based On An Alternative Data Source," South African Journal of Economics, Economic Society of South Africa, vol. 76(1), pages 58-76, 03.
  6. Megan Louw & Servaas Van der berg & Derek Yu, 2007. "Convergence Of A Kind: Educational Attainment And Intergenerational Social Mobility In South Africa," South African Journal of Economics, Economic Society of South Africa, vol. 75(3), pages 548-571, 09.

NEP Fields

26 papers by this author were announced in NEP, and specifically in the following field reports (number of papers):
  1. NEP-ACC: Accounting & Auditing (1) 2012-05-15
  2. NEP-AFR: Africa (24) 2006-02-12 2006-07-15 2006-08-26 2007-05-12 2007-05-12 2007-12-08 2008-04-29 2008-05-17 2008-08-21 2008-12-07 2008-12-21 2009-01-24 2009-09-26 2010-01-10 2010-02-27 2010-03-20 2010-06-04 2012-05-15 2012-08-23 2012-08-23 2012-11-11 2013-03-16 2013-03-16 2013-03-16. Author is listed
  3. NEP-DEV: Development (10) 2007-05-12 2007-12-08 2008-04-29 2008-05-17 2008-08-21 2008-12-07 2009-06-03 2010-01-10 2010-02-27 2010-03-20. Author is listed
  4. NEP-EDU: Education (3) 2006-07-15 2008-12-21 2009-01-24
  5. NEP-HAP: Economics of Happiness (1) 2008-08-21
  6. NEP-HIS: Business, Economic & Financial History (1) 2010-02-27
  7. NEP-HPE: History & Philosophy of Economics (1) 2008-12-21
  8. NEP-HRM: Human Capital & Human Resource Management (2) 2006-07-15 2009-01-24
  9. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (11) 2006-07-15 2006-08-26 2007-12-08 2008-05-17 2008-12-07 2008-12-21 2009-01-24 2009-06-03 2010-06-04 2012-11-11 2013-03-16. Author is listed
  10. NEP-MAC: Macroeconomics (3) 2006-02-12 2012-08-23 2012-08-23
  11. NEP-MIG: Economics of Human Migration (1) 2010-02-27
  12. NEP-PKE: Post Keynesian Economics (2) 2008-12-21 2009-01-24
  13. NEP-SOG: Sociology of Economics (1) 2008-12-21
  14. NEP-URE: Urban & Real Estate Economics (1) 2009-01-24

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