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School of Economics
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University of Cape Town
Cape Town, South Africa

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2022

  1. Timothy Köhler & Robert Hill & Haroon Bhorat, 2022. "The effect of wage subsidies on job retention: Evidence from South Africa during the COVID-19 pandemic," WIDER Working Paper Series wp-2022-114, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).

2021

  1. Haroon Bhorat & Adaiah Lilenstein & Ben Stanwix, 2021. "The Impact of the National Minimum Wage in South Africa: Early Quantitative Evidence," Working Papers 202104, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit.
  2. Caitlin Allen Whitehead & Haroon Bhorat & Robert Hill & Tim Köhler & François Steenkamp, 2021. "The Potential Employment Implications of the Fourth Industrial Revolution Technologies: The Case of the Manufacturing, Engineering and Related Services Sector," Working Papers 202106, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit.
  3. Caitlin Allen & Zaakhir Asmal & Haroon Bhorat & Robert Hill & Jabulile Monnakgotla & Morné Oosthuizen & Chris Rooney, 2021. "Employment creation potential, labor skills requirements, and skill gaps for young people: A South African case study," Working Papers 202102, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit.
  4. Tim Köhler & Haroon Bhorat, 2021. "Can cash transfers aid labour market recovery? Evidence from South Africa’s special COVID-19 grant," Working Papers 202108, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit.
  5. Caitlin Allen Whitehead & Haroon Bhorat, 2021. "Understanding Economic Complexity: An Application to the MER Sector," Working Papers 202105, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit.
  6. Tim Köhler & Haroon Bhorat & Robert Hill & Ben Stanwix, 2021. "COVID-19 and the labour market: Estimating the employment effects of South Africa’s national lockdown," Working Papers 202107, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit.
  7. Jabulile Monnakgotla & Morné Oosthuizen, 2021. "Job Quality in South Africa: A Proposed Index for Ongoing Monitoring of Job Quality," Working Papers 202103, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit.
  8. Robert Hill & Tim Köhler, 2021. "Mind the gap: The distributional effects of South Africa’s national lockdown on gender wage inequality," Working Papers 202101, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit.

2020

  1. Haroon Bhorat & Kezia Lilenstein & Morné Oosthuizen & Amy Thornton, 2020. "Wage polarization in a high-inequality emerging economy: The case of South Africa," WIDER Working Paper Series wp-2020-55, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  2. Haroon Bhorat & Kezia Lilenstein & Morné Oosthuizen & Amy Thornton, 2020. "Structural transformation, inequality, and inclusive growth in South Africa," WIDER Working Paper Series wp-2020-50, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  3. Haroon Bhorat & Morné Oosthuizen, 2020. "Working Paper 336 - Jobs, Economic Growth, and Capacity Development for Youth in Africa," Working Paper Series 2462, African Development Bank.
  4. Haroon Bhorat & Morné Oosthuizen & Ben Stanwix, 2020. "Social Assistance Amidst the Covid-19 Epidemic in South Africa: An Impact Assessment," Working Papers 202006, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit.
  5. Haroon Bhorat & Ravi Kanbur & Benjamin Stanwix & Amy Thornton, 2020. "Measuring Multidimensional Labour Law Violation with an Application to South Africa," Working Papers 202002, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit.
  6. Haroon Bhorat & Tim Köhler, 2020. "Social assistance during South Africa’s national lockdown: Examining the COVID-19 grant, changes to the Child Support Grant, and post-October policy options," Working Papers 202009, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit.
  7. Haroon Bhorat & Morné Oosthuizen, 2020. "Jobs, Economic Growth, and Capacity Development for Youth in Africa," Working Papers 202005, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit.
  8. Haroon Bhorat & Tim Köhler & Morné Oosthuizen & Amy Thornton & Ben Stanwix & François Steenkamp, 2020. "The Economics of Covid-19 in South Africa: Early Impressions," Working Papers 202004, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit.
  9. Haroon Bhorat & Robert Hill & Safia Khan & Kezia Lilenstein & Ben Stanwix, 2020. "The Employment Tax Incentive Scheme in South Africa: An Impact Assessment," Working Papers 202007, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit.
  10. Haroon Bhorat & Tim Köhler & Amy Thornton & Morné Oosthuizen, 2020. "Jobs and COVID-19: Measuring Work-Related Physical Interaction," Working Papers 202003, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit.
  11. Haroon Bhorat & Adaiah Lilenstein & Jabulile Monnakgotla & Amy Thornton & Kirsten van der Zee, 2020. "Crime and Inequality in South Africa: Non-Linear Outcomes under Extreme Inequality," Working Papers 202001, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit.
  12. Haroon Bhorat & Tim Köhler, 2020. "COVID-19, social protection, and the labour market in South Africa: Are social grants being targeted at the most vulnerable?," Working Papers 202008, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit.
  13. Robert Hill & Kezia Lilenstein & Amy Thornton, 2020. "Job spells in an emerging market: Evidence from apartheid and post-apartheid South Africa," WIDER Working Paper Series wp-2020-27, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  14. Kwenda, Prudence & Benhura, Miracle & Mudiriza, Gibson, 2020. "Former Homeland Areas and Unemployment in South Africa: A Decomposition Approach," IZA Discussion Papers 12941, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  15. Gibson Mudiriza & Lawrence Edwards, 2020. "The persistence of apartheid regional wage disparities in South Africa," Working Papers 816, Economic Research Southern Africa.

2019

  1. Haroon Bhorat & Zaakir Asmal & Ravi Kanbur & Marco Ranzani & Pierella Paci, 2019. "Minimum Wages and Labor Supply in an Emerging Market: The Case of Mauritius," Working Papers 201901, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit.
  2. Haroon Bhorat & Haroon Bhorat & Arabo Ewinyu & Kezia Lilenstein & Chris Rooney & François Steenkamp & Amy Thornton, 2019. "Economic Complexity and Employment Expansion: The Case of South Africa," Working Papers idrcdprusouthafrica, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit.
  3. Haroon Bhorat & Francois Steenkamp & Caitlin Allen & Robert Hill & Christopher Rooney, 2019. "Building Economic Complexity in the South African Fibrous Plant Economy," Working Papers copwp201904, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit.
  4. Haroon Bhorat & Chris Rooney & François Steenkamp, 2019. "Building Economic Complexity in Africa," Working Papers idrcdprusynthesis, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit.
  5. Morné Oosthuizen, 2019. "Inequality and the generational economy: Race-disaggregated National Transfer Accounts for South Africa, 2015," WIDER Working Paper Series wp-2019-24, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  6. Robert Hill, 2019. "Does IEB make the grade? Alternative testing methods and Educational outcomes: The case of the IEB in South Africa," Working Papers 201904, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit.
  7. Ariane De Lannoy & Gibson Mudiriza, 2019. "A profile of young NEETs: Unpacking the heterogeneous nature of young people not in employment, education or training in South Africa," SALDRU Working Papers 249, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.
  8. Evelien Storme & Ariane De Lannoy & Murray Leibbrandt & Filip De Boeck & Gibson Mudiriza, 2019. "Developing a Multidimensional Youth Employability Index to unpack vulnerabilities in the lived realities of youth in Post-apartheid South Africa," SALDRU Working Papers 255, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.

2018

  1. Asmal,Zaakhir & Bhorat,Haroon Ismail & Kanbur,Ravi & Ranzani,Marco & Paci,Pierella, 2018. "Minimum Wages and Labor Supply in an Emerging Market : The Case of Mauritius," Policy Research Working Paper Series 8681, The World Bank.
  2. Haroon Bhorat & Zaakhir Asmal & Kezia Lilenstein & Kirsten van der Zee, 2018. "SMMES in South Africa: Understanding the Constraints on Growth and Performance," Working Papers 201802, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit.
  3. Haroon Bhorat & Safia Khan, 2018. "Structural Change and Patterns of Inequality in the South African Labour Market," Working Papers 201801, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit.
  4. Haroon Bhorat & Benjamin Stanwix, 2018. "Wage Setting and Labor Regulatory Challenges in a Middle-Income Country Setting," World Bank Publications - Reports 30016, The World Bank Group.
  5. Morne Oosthuizen, 2018. "Counting Women’s Work in South Africa: Incorporating Unpaid Work into Estimates of the Economic Lifecycle in 2010," Working Papers cwwwp8, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit.
  6. Morne Oosthuizen & Kezia Lilenstein, 2018. "Counting Women’s Work in Mauritius: Household Production across the Lifecycle in 2003," Working Papers cwwwp7, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit.
  7. Morne Oosthuizen, 2018. "Counting Women's Work in South Africa: Estimates of Household Production across the Lifecycle in 2000," Working Papers cwwwp6, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit.

2017

  1. Bhorat, Haroon & Kanbur, Ravi & Rooney, Christopher & Steenkamp, Fran�ois, 2017. "Sub-Saharan Africa's Manufacturing Sector: Building Complexity," CEPR Discussion Papers 12073, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  2. Bhorat Haroon & Ravi Kanbur & Rooney Christopher & Steenkamp François, 2017. "Working Paper 256 - Sub-Saharan Africa’s Manufacturing Sector: Building Complexity," Working Paper Series 2367, African Development Bank.
  3. Cornia, Giovanni Andrea & Odusola, Ayodele & Bhorat, Haroon & Conceição, Pedro, 2017. "Planting and nurturing the seeds of equity in Africa," UNDP Africa Research Discussion Papers 266951, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
  4. Bhorat, Haroon & Chelwa, Grieve & Naidoo, Karmen & Stanwix, Benjamin, 2017. "Income Inequality Trends in sub-Saharan Africa: Divergence, determinants and consequences: Resource Dependence and Inequality in Africa: Impacts, consequences and potential solutions," UNDP Africa Reports 267645, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
  5. Bhorat, Haroon & Cassim, Aalia & Ewinyu, Arabo & Steenkamp, François, 2017. "Income Inequality Trends in sub-Saharan Africa: Divergence, determinants and consequences: Social Protection and Inequality in Africa: Exploring the interactions," UNDP Africa Reports 267646, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
  6. Cornia, Giovanni Andrea & Odusola, Ayodele & Bhorat, Haroon & Conceição, Pedro, 2017. "Income Inequality Trends in sub-Saharan Africa Divergence, Determinants and Consequences: Introduction, Motivation and Overview," UNDP Africa Reports 267639, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
  7. Bhorat, Haroon & Naidoo, Karmen, 2017. "Income Inequality Trends in sub-Saharan Africa: Divergence, determinants and consequences: Drivers of Inequality in the Context of the Growth-Poverty-Inequality Nexus in Africa: An overview of key iss," UNDP Africa Reports 267643, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
  8. Bhorat, Haroon & Steenkamp, François & Rooney, Christopher, 2017. "Income Inequality Trends in sub-Saharan Africa: Divergence, determinants and consequences: Understanding the Determinants of Africa’s Manufacturing Malaise," UNDP Africa Reports 267644, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
  9. Haroon Bhorat & Morné Oosthuizen & Kezia Lilenstein & François Steenkamp, 2017. "Firm-level determinants of earnings in the formal sector of the South African labour market," WIDER Working Paper Series wp-2017-25, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  10. Haroon Bhorat & Arabo Ewinyu & Derek Yu, 2017. "The Seychelles Labor Market," Working Papers 201706, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit.
  11. Haroon Bhorat & Adaiah Lilenstein & Jabulile Monnakgotla & Amy Thornton, 2017. "The Socio-Economic Determinants of Crime in South Africa: An Empirical Assessment," Working Papers 201704, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit.
  12. Haroon Bhorat & Chris Rooney, 2017. "State Of Manufacturing In South Africa," Working Papers 201702, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit.
  13. Safia Khan & Kezia Lilenstein & Morne Oosthuizen & Christopher Rooney, 2017. "Correlates of ICTS and employment in Sub-Saharan Africa," Working Papers 201703, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit.

2016

  1. Bhorat, Haroon & Steenkamp, Francois & Rooney, Christopher, 2016. "Africa’s Manufacturing Malaise," UNDP Africa Reports 267780, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
  2. Haroon Bhorat & François Steenkamp & Christopher Rooney & Nomsa Kachingwe & Adrienne Lees, 2016. "Understanding and characterizing the services sector in South Africa: An overview," WIDER Working Paper Series wp-2016-157, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  3. Haroon Bhorat & Tara Caetano & Benjamin Jourdan & Ravi Kanbur & Christopher Rooney & Benjamin Stanwix & Ingrid Woolard, 2016. "Investigating the Feasibility of a National Minimum Wage for South Africa," Working Papers 201601, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit.
  4. Haroon Bhorat & Kezia Lilenstein & Morne Oosthuizen & Amy Thornton, 2016. "Vulnerability In Employment: Evidence from South Africa," Working Papers 201604, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit.
  5. Aalia Cassim & Kezia Lilenstein & Morne Oosthuizen & Francois Steenkamp, 2016. "Informality and Inclusive Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa," Working Papers 201602, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit.
  6. Lucas Ronconi & Mercedes Sidders & Benjamin Stanwix, 2016. "The Paradox of Effective Labor Regulation," Working Papers 201605, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit.

2015

  1. Bhorat, Haroon & Kanbur, Ravi & Stanwix, Benjamin, 2015. "Minimum Wages in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Primer," IZA Discussion Papers 9204, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  2. Haroon Bhorat & Karmen Naidoo & Morné Oosthuizen & Kavisha Pillay, 2015. "Demographic, employment, and wage trends in South Africa," WIDER Working Paper Series wp-2015-141, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  3. Christopher Rooney & Corne van Walbeek, 2015. "Some determinants of Academic Exclusion and Graduation in three faculties at UCT," SALDRU Working Papers 161, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.

2014

  1. Bhorat, Haroon & Hirsch, Alan & Kanbur, Ravi & Ncube, Mthuli, 2014. "Economic Policy in South Africa: Past, Present, and Future," Working Papers 180150, Cornell University, Department of Applied Economics and Management.
  2. Haroon Bhorat & Karmen Naidoo & Derek Yu, 2014. "Trade Unions in an Emerging Economy: The Case of South Africa," WIDER Working Paper Series wp-2014-055, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  3. Haroon Bhorat & Aalia Cassim & Alan Hirsch, 2014. "Policy Co-ordination and Growth Traps in a Middle-income Country Setting: The Case of South Africa," WIDER Working Paper Series wp-2014-155, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  4. Haroon Bhorat & Sumayya Goga & Benjamin Stanwix, 2014. "Skills-Biased Labour Demand and the Pursuit of Inclusive Growth in South Africa," WIDER Working Paper Series wp-2014-130, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  5. Haroon Bhorat & Benjamin Stanwix & Derek Yu, 2014. "Non-Income Welfare And Inclusive Growth In South Africa," Working Papers 201407, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit.
  6. Haroon Bhorat & Nan Tian & Mark Ellyne, 2014. "The Real Exchange Rate and Sectoral Employment in South Africa," Working Papers 201404, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit.
  7. Haroon Bhorat & Carlene Van Der Westhuizen & Derek Yu, 2014. "The Silent Success: Delivery of Public Assets Since Democracy," Working Papers 201403, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit.
  8. Ronald Lee & A. Mason & E. Amporfu & C.-B. An & L. R. Bixby & J. Bravo & M. Bucheli & Q. Chen & P. Comelatto & D. Coy & Hippolyte d'Albis & G. Donehower & L. Dramani & A. Furnkranz-Prskawetz & R. I. G, 2014. "Is low fertility really a problem? Population aging, dependency, and consumption," Université Paris1 Panthéon-Sorbonne (Post-Print and Working Papers) hal-01075298, HAL.
  9. Arden Finn & Murray Leibbrandt & Morné Oosthuizen, 2014. "Poverty, Inequality, and Prices in Post-Apartheid South Africa," WIDER Working Paper Series wp-2014-127, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).

2013

  1. Bhorat, Haroon & Kanbur, Ravi & Mayet, Natasha, 2013. "The Impact of Sectoral Minimum Wage Laws on Employment, Wages, and Hours of Work in South Africa," Working Papers 180096, Cornell University, Department of Applied Economics and Management.
  2. Bhorat, Haroon & Kanbur, Ravi & Stanwix, Benjamin, 2013. "Estimating the Impact of Minimum Wages on Employment, Wages and Non-Wage Benefits: The Case of Agriculture in South Africa," Working Papers 180095, Cornell University, Department of Applied Economics and Management.
  3. Haroon Bhorat & Sumayya Goga & David Tseng, 2013. "Unemployment Insurance in South Africa: A Descriptive Overview of Claimants and Claims," Working Papers 13160, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit.
  4. Haroon Bhorat & Elne Jacobs & Carlene van der Westhuizen, 2013. "Do Industrial Disputes Reduce Employment? Evidence from South Africa," Working Papers 13161, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit.
  5. Morne Oosthuizen, 2013. "Inflation Inequality In South Africa," Working Papers 13158, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit.
  6. Morne Oosthuizen, 2013. "Maximising South Africa's Demographic Dividend," Working Papers 13157, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit.

2012

  1. Haroon Bhorat & David Tseng, 2012. "The Newly Unemployed and the UIF Take-up Rate in the South African Labour Market," Working Papers 12147, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit.
  2. Haroon Bhorat & Carlene Van Der Westhuizen, 2012. "Poverty, Inequality and the Nature of Economic Growth in South Africa," Working Papers 12151, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit.
  3. Haroon Bhorat & Sumayya Goga, 2012. "The Gender Wage Gap in the Post-apartheid South African Labour Market," Working Papers 12148, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit.
  4. Haroon Bhorat & Natasha Mayet & Mariette Visser, 2012. "Student Graduation, Labour Market Destinations and Employment Earnings," Working Papers 12153, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit.
  5. Haroon Bhorat, 2012. "A Nation in Search of Jobs: Six Possible Policy Suggestions for Employment Creation in South Africa," Working Papers 12150, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit.
  6. Haroon Bhorat & Natasha Mayet, 2012. "Employment Outcomes and Returns to Earnings in Post-Apartheid South Africa," Working Papers 12152, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit.

2011

  1. Bhorat, Haroon & Kanbur, Ravi & Mayet, Natasha, 2011. "A Note On Measuring The Depth Of Minimum Wage Violation," Working Papers 126533, Cornell University, Department of Applied Economics and Management.
  2. Bhorat, Haroon & Kanbur, Ravi & Mayet, Natasha, 2011. "Minimum Wage Violation In South Africa," Working Papers 126534, Cornell University, Department of Applied Economics and Management.
  3. Bhorat, Haroon & Kanbur, Ravi & Mayet, Natasha, 2011. "The Determinants Of Minimum Wage Violation In South Africa," Working Papers 126535, Cornell University, Department of Applied Economics and Management.
  4. Haroon Bhorat & Sumayya Goga & Carlene Van Der Westhuizen, 2011. "Institutional Wage Effects: Revisiting Union and Bargaining Council Wage Premia in South Africa," Working Papers 11146, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit.
  5. Haroon Bhorat & Morne Oosthuizen & Carlene Van Der Westhuizen, 2011. "Estimating a poverty line: An application to free basic municipal services in South Africa," Working Papers 11142, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit.
  6. Haroon Bhorat & Ravi Kanbur & Natasha Mayet, 2011. "Estimating the Causal Effect of Enforcement on Minimum Wage Compliance : The Case of South Africa," Working Papers 11145, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit.
  7. Paul Cichello & Liberty Mncube & Morne Oosthuizen & Laura Poswell, 2011. "Economists versus the Street: Comparative Viewpoints on Barriers to Self-employment in Khayelitsha, South Africa," Working Papers 11144, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit.

2010

  1. Jacobs, Elne & Punt, Cecilia, 2010. "South African trade in 2008, focusing on agriculture, forestry and fisheries," Background Paper Series 58065, PROVIDE Project.

2009

  1. Bali, Namrata & Basu, Kaushik & Bery, Suman & Bhorat, Haroon & Carre, Francoise & Chen, Martha Alter & Fields, Gary S. & Kanbur, Ravi & Levy, Santiago & Lund, Francie & Unni, Jeemol & Valodia, Imraan, 2009. "INFORMAL SECTOR AND SOCIAL POLICY Compendium of Personal and Technical Reflections Cornell-SEWA-WIEGO Exposure and Dialogue Program Oaxaca, Mexico," Working Papers 51178, Cornell University, Department of Applied Economics and Management.
  2. Haroon Bhorat & Halton Cheadle, 2009. "Labour Reform in South Africa: Measuring Regulation and a Synthesis of Policy Suggestions," Working Papers 09139, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit.
  3. Haroon Bhorat & Carlene van der Westhuizen & Toughedah Jacobs, 2009. "Income and Non-Income Inequality in Post-Apartheid South Africa: What are the Drivers and Possible Policy Interventions?," Working Papers 09138, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit.
  4. Haroon Bhorat & Carlene van der Westhuizen & Sumayya Goga, 2009. "Analysing Wage Formation in the South African Labour Market: The Role of Bargaining Councils," Working Papers 09135, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit.
  5. Haroon Bhorat & Kalie Pauw & Liberty Mncube, 2009. "Understanding the Efficiency and Effectiveness of the Dispute Resolution System in South Africa:An Analysis of CCMA Data," Working Papers 09137, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit.
  6. Haroon Bhorat & Carlene van der Westhuizen, 2009. "A Synthesis of Current Issues in the Labour Regulatory Environment," Working Papers 09136, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit.
  7. Jacobs, Elne & Punt, Cecilia & Uchezuba, David Ifeanyi & Bashi, Molao, 2009. "A Profile of the Northern Cape Province: Demographics, Poverty, Income, Inequality and Unemployment from 2000 till 2007," Background Paper Series 58052, PROVIDE Project.
  8. Jacobs, Elne & Punt, Cecilia & Buthelezi, D.J., 2009. "A Profile of the KwaZulu-Natal Province: Demographics, Poverty, Income, Inequality and Unemployment from 2000 till 2007," Background Paper Series 58054, PROVIDE Project.
  9. Jacobs, Elne & Punt, Cecilia & Phaladi, Sepitle Frans, 2009. "A Profile of the Free State Province: Demographics, Poverty, Income, Inequality and Unemployment from 2000 till 2007," Background Paper Series 58053, PROVIDE Project.
  10. Jacobs, Elne & Punt, Cecilia, 2009. "A Profile of the Eastern Cape Province: Demographics, Poverty, Income, Inequality and Unemployment from 2000 till 2007," Background Paper Series 58051, PROVIDE Project.
  11. Jacobs, Elne & Punt, Cecilia & Ramathoka, Mabu & Masekoameng, Abel, 2009. "A Profile of the Limpopo Province: Demographics, Poverty, Income, Inequality and Unemployment from 2000 till 2007," Background Paper Series 58059, PROVIDE Project.
  12. Jacobs, Elne & Punt, Cecilia & Bothloko, Constance, 2009. "A Profile of the North West Province: Demographics, Poverty, Income, Inequality and Unemployment from 2000 till 2007," Background Paper Series 58055, PROVIDE Project.
  13. Jacobs, Elne & Punt, Cecilia, 2009. "A Profile of the Gauteng Province: Demographics, Poverty, Income, Inequality and Unemployment from 2000 till 2007," Background Paper Series 58056, PROVIDE Project.
  14. Jacobs, Elne & Punt, Cecilia & Scheepers, Kabelo, 2009. "A Profile of the Mpumalanga Province: Demographics, Poverty, Income, Inequality and Unemployment from 2000 till 2007," Background Paper Series 58058, PROVIDE Project.
  15. Jacobs, Elne & Punt, Cecilia, 2009. "Trade trends from 2000 to 2008 for agriculture, forestry and fisheries of the Western Cape," Background Paper Series 58064, PROVIDE Project.

2008

  1. Bali, Namrata & Basu, Kaushik & Bhorat, Haroon & Carre, Francoise & Chen, Martha Alter & Fields, Gary S. & Jhabvala, Renana & Kanbur, Ravi & Lund, Francie & Unni, Jeemol & Valodia, Imraan, 2008. "Cornell-SEWA-WIEGO 2008 Dialogue - Ahmedabad and Delhi Compendium of Personal and Technical Notes," Working Papers 51152, Cornell University, Department of Applied Economics and Management.

2007

  1. Haroon Bhorat & Sumayya Goga & Carlene van der Westhuizen, 2007. "Welfare Shifts in the Post-Apartheid South Africa: A Comprehensive Measurement of Changes," Working Papers 07128, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit.
  2. Morne Oosthuizen, 2007. "Consumer Price Inflation across the Income Distribution in South Africa," Working Papers 07129, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit.
  3. Carlene van der Westhuizen & Sumayya Goga & Morne Oosthuizen, 2007. "Women in the South African Labour Market, 1995 - 2005," Working Papers 07118, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit.

2006

  1. Bhorat, Haroon & Kanbur, Ravi, 2006. "Poverty and Well-being in Post-Apartheid South Africa: An Overview of Data, Outcomes and Policy," Working Papers 127035, Cornell University, Department of Applied Economics and Management.
  2. Haroon Bhorat & Carlene van der Westhuizen & Pranushka Naidoo, 2006. "Shifts in Non-Income Welfare in South Africa: 1993-2004," Working Papers 06108, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit.
  3. Kalie Pauw & Haroon Bhorat & Sumayya Goga & Liberty Ncube & Morne Oosthuizen & Carlene van der Westhuizen, 2006. "Graduate Unemployment in the Context of Skills Shortages, Education and Training: Findings from a Firm Survey," Working Papers 06115, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit.
  4. Morne Oosthuizen, 2006. "The Post-Apartheid Labour Market: 1995-2004," Working Papers 06103, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit.
  5. Kalie Pauw & Morne Oosthuizen & Carlene van der Westhuizen, 2006. "Graduate Unemployment in the Face of Skills Shortages: A Labour Market Paradox," Working Papers 06114, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit.

2005

  1. Morne Oosthuizen & Haroon Bhorat, 2005. "The Post-Apartheid South African Labour Market," Working Papers 05093, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit.
  2. Haroon Bhorat, 2005. "Poverty, Inequality and Labour Markets in Africa: A Descriptive Overview," Working Papers 05092, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit.

2004

  1. Haroon Bhorat & Najma Shaikh, 2004. "Poverty and Labour Market Markers of HIV+ House holds: An Exploratory Methodological Analysis," Working Papers 04083, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit.
  2. Morne Oosthuizen & Pranushka Naidoo, 2004. "Internal Migration to the Gauteng Province," Working Papers 04088, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit.

2003

  1. Haroon Bhorat, 2003. "The Post-Apartheid Challenge: Labour Demand Trends in the South African Labour Market, 1995-1999," Working Papers 03082, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit.
  2. Haroon Bhorat, 2003. "Estimates for Poverty Alleviation in South Africa, with An Application to a Universal Income Grant," Working Papers 03075, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit.
  3. Morne Oosthuizen, 2003. "Expected Labour Demand in South Africa, 1998-2003," Working Papers 03081, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit.

2002

  1. Haroon Bhorat & Paul Lundall, 2002. "Employment, Wages and Skills Development: Firm Specific Effects - Evidence from Two Firm Surveys in South Africa," Working Papers 02068, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit.
  2. Morné Oosthuizen & Liezl Nieuwoudt, 2002. "A poverty profile of the Western Cape province of South Africa," Working Papers 03/2002, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.

2000

  1. Haroon Bhorat, 2000. "Wage premia and wage differentials in the South African labour market," Working Papers 00043, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit.
  2. Haroon Bhorat, 2000. "Are Wage Adjustments an Effective Mechanism for Poverty Alleviation?: Some Simulations for Domestic and Farm Workers," Working Papers 00041, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit.

1999

  1. Haroon Bhorat, 1999. "Public Expenditure and Poverty Alleviation in the South African Labour Market," Working Papers 99026, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit.
  2. Servaas van der Berg & Haroon Bhorat, 1999. "The Present as a Legacy of the Past: The Labour Market, Inequality and Poverty in South Africa," Working Papers 99029, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit.
  3. Murray Leibbrandt & Haroon Bhorat, 1999. "Modelling Vulnerability and Low Earnings in the South African Labour Market," Working Papers 99032, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit.
  4. Murray Leibbrandt & Haroon Bhorat, 1999. "Correlates of Vulnerability in the South African Labour Market," Working Papers 99027, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit.

Undated

  1. Haroon Bhorat & Karmen Naidoo & Kavisha Pillay, "undated". "Growth, Poverty and Inequality Interactions in Africa: An Overview of Key Issues," UNDP Africa Policy Notes 2016-02, United Nations Development Programme, Regional Bureau for Africa.

Journal articles

2022

  1. Andrew Mason & Ronald Lee & members of the NTA Network, 2022. "Six Ways Population Change Will Affect the Global Economy," Population and Development Review, The Population Council, Inc., vol. 48(1), pages 51-73, March.

2021

  1. Haroon Bhorat & Morné Oosthuizen & Ben Stanwix, 2021. "Social Assistance Amidst the COVID‐19 Epidemic in South Africa: A Policy Assessment," South African Journal of Economics, Economic Society of South Africa, vol. 89(1), pages 63-81, March.
  2. Haroon Bhorat & Ravi Kanbur & Benjamin Stanwix & Amy Thornton, 2021. "Measuring Multi‐Dimensional Labour Law Violation with an Application to South Africa," British Journal of Industrial Relations, London School of Economics, vol. 59(3), pages 928-961, September.

2020

  1. Haroon Bhorat, 2020. "Inclusive Dualism: Labour Intensive Development, Decent Work and Surplus Labour in Southern Africa," Journal of Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 56(10), pages 1980-1981, October.

2019

  1. Haroo Bhorat & Ravi Kanbur & Benjamin Stanwix, 2019. "Compliance with labor laws in developing countries," IZA World of Labor, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA), pages 1-80, June.

2017

  1. Haroon Bhorat & Ravi Kanbur & Benjamin Stanwix, 2017. "Minimum Wages in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Primer," The World Bank Research Observer, World Bank Group, vol. 32(1), pages 21-74.

2016

  1. Haroon Bhorat & Aalia Cassim & Ravi Kanbur & Benjamin Stanwix & Derek Yu, 2016. "Minimum Wages and Youth: The Case of South Africa," Journal of African Economies, Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE), vol. 25(suppl_1), pages 61-102.
  2. Haroon Bhorat & Aalia Cassim & David Tseng, 2016. "Higher education, employment and economic growth: Exploring the interactions," Development Southern Africa, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 33(3), pages 312-327, May.

2015

  1. Haroon Bhorat & Ravi Kanbur & Benjamin Stanwix, 2015. "Partial minimum wage compliance," IZA Journal of Labor & Development, Springer;Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit GmbH (IZA), vol. 4(1), pages 1-20, December.
  2. Oosthuizen, Morné J., 2015. "Bonus or mirage? South Africa’s demographic dividend," The Journal of the Economics of Ageing, Elsevier, vol. 5(C), pages 14-22.

2014

  1. Haroon Bhorat & David Tseng & Benjamin Stanwix, 2014. "Pro-poor growth and social protection in South Africa: Exploring the interactions," Development Southern Africa, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 31(2), pages 219-240, March.
  2. Haroon Bhorat & Ravi Kanbur & Benjamin Stanwix, 2014. "Estimating the Impact of Minimum Wages on Employment, Wages, and Non-Wage Benefits: The Case of Agriculture in South Africa," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 96(5), pages 1402-1419.
  3. Haroon Bhorat, 2014. "Compliance with minimum wage laws in developing countries," IZA World of Labor, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA), pages 1-80, August.

2013

  1. Haroon Bhorat & Ravi Kanbur & Natasha Mayet, 2013. "The impact of sectoral minimum wage laws on employment, wages, and hours of work in South Africa," IZA Journal of Labor & Development, Springer;Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit GmbH (IZA), vol. 2(1), pages 1-27, December.
  2. Haroon Bhorat & Carlene van der Westhuizen, 2013. "Non-monetary dimensions of well-being in South Africa, 1993--2004: A post-apartheid dividend?," Development Southern Africa, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 30(3), pages 295-314, September.
  3. Haroon Bhorat & Ravi Kanbur & Natasha Mayet, 2013. "A Note on Measuring the Depth of Minimum Wage Violation," LABOUR, CEIS, vol. 27(2), pages 192-197, June.
  4. Haroon Bhorat & Sumayya Goga, 2013. "The Gender Wage Gap in Post-Apartheid South Africa: A Re-examination," Journal of African Economies, Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE), vol. 22(5), pages 827-848, November.

2012

  1. Haroon Bhorat & Morne Oosthuizen & Carlene van der Westhuizen, 2012. "Estimating a poverty line: An application to free basic municipal services in South Africa," Development Southern Africa, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 29(1), pages 77-96, March.
  2. Haroon Bhorat & Sumayya Goga & Carlene Van Der Westhuizen, 2012. "Institutional Wage Effects: Revisiting Union And Bargaining Council Wage Premia In South Africa," South African Journal of Economics, Economic Society of South Africa, vol. 80(3), pages 400-414, September.
  3. Haroon Bhorat & Ravi Kanbur & Natasha Mayet, 2012. "Estimating the Causal Effect of Enforcement on Minimum Wage Compliance: The Case of S outh A frica," Review of Development Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 16(4), pages 608-623, November.
  4. Haroon BHORAT & Ravi KANBUR & Natasha MAYET, 2012. "Minimum wage violation in South Africa," International Labour Review, International Labour Organization, vol. 151(3), pages 277-287, September.
  5. Morné OOSTHUIZEN, 2012. "Low pay in South Africa," International Labour Review, International Labour Organization, vol. 151(3), pages 173-192, September.

2010

  1. Paul BENJAMIN & Haroon BHORAT & Halton CHEADLE, 2010. "The cost of “doing business” and labour regulation: The case of South Africa," International Labour Review, International Labour Organization, vol. 149(1), pages 73-91, March.

2009

  1. Haroon Bhorat & Morne Oosthuizen, 2009. "Determinants of Grade 12 Pass Rates in the Post-Apartheid South African Schooling System," Journal of African Economies, Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE), vol. 18(4), pages 634-666, August.

2008

  1. K. Pauw & M. Oosthuizen & C. Van Der Westhuizen, 2008. "Graduate Unemployment In The Face Of Skills Shortages: A Labour Market Paradox1," South African Journal of Economics, Economic Society of South Africa, vol. 76(1), pages 45-57, March.

2006

  1. Haroon Bhorat & Stephen Hanival & Ravi Kanbur, 2006. "Poverty, Trade and Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa: Introduction to the Special Issue," Journal of African Economies, Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE), vol. 15(4), pages 505-509, December.

2005

  1. Najma Shaikh & Haroon Bhorat, 2005. "Poverty And Labour Market Markers Of Hiv Positive Households In South Africa: An Exploratory Methodological Analysis," South African Journal of Economics, Economic Society of South Africa, vol. 73(s1), pages 578-599, December.

2004

  1. Haroon Bhorat & Paul Lundall, 2004. "Employment, Wages And Skills Development: Firm‐Specific Effects — Evidence From A Firm Survey In South Africa," South African Journal of Economics, Economic Society of South Africa, vol. 72(5), pages 1023-1056, December.
  2. Haroon Bhorat, 2004. "Labour Market Challenges In The Post‐Apartheid South Africa," South African Journal of Economics, Economic Society of South Africa, vol. 72(5), pages 940-977, December.
  3. Haroon Bhorat & Rashad Cassim, 2004. "The challenge of growth, employment and poverty in the South African economy since democracy: an exploratory review of selected issues," Development Southern Africa, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 21(1), pages 7-31.

2003

  1. M J Oosthuizen & L Nieuwoudt, 2003. "A Poverty Profile of the Western Cape Province of South Africa," Studies in Economics and Econometrics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 27(3), pages 69-90, December.

2001

  1. M Leibbrandt & H Bhorat & I Woolard, 2001. "Household Inequality And The Labor Market In South Africa," Contemporary Economic Policy, Western Economic Association International, vol. 19(1), pages 73-86, January.

2000

  1. Haroon Bhorat, 2000. "Public expenditure and poverty alleviation: Simulations for South Africa," Development Southern Africa, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 17(5), pages 791-805.
  2. Haroon Bhorat, 2000. "The impact of trade and structural changes on sectoral employment in South Africa," Development Southern Africa, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 17(3), pages 437-466.
  3. M Leibbrandt & I Woolard & H Bhorat, 2000. "Understanding Contemporary Household Inequality in South Africa," Studies in Economics and Econometrics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 24(3), pages 31-51, November.

1999

  1. H. Bhorat, 1999. "The October Household Survey, Unemployment and the Informal Sector: A Note," South African Journal of Economics, Economic Society of South Africa, vol. 67(2), pages 143-146, June.
  2. H. Bhorat & J. Hodge, 1999. "Decomposing Shifts in Labour Demand in South Africa," South African Journal of Economics, Economic Society of South Africa, vol. 67(3), pages 155-168, September.
  3. Haroon Bhorat, 1999. "Distinguishing between individual-and household-level poverty," Development Southern Africa, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 16(1), pages 157-162.

1998

  1. H Bhorat & M Leibbrandt, 1998. "Poverty Amongst the Self-Employed," Studies in Economics and Econometrics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 22(3), pages 25-41, November.

Books

2014

  1. Bhorat, Haroon & Hirsch, Alan & Kanbur, Ravi & Ncube, Mthuli (ed.), 2014. "The Oxford Companion to the Economics of South Africa," OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press, number 9780199689248.

Chapters

2007

  1. Haroon Bhorat, 2007. "South African Market Labour Market Trends: An Analysis of 1995 and 1999 Labour Statistics," Palgrave Macmillan Books, in: Kurt A. April & Marylou Shockley (ed.), Diversity in Africa, chapter 10, pages 164-190, Palgrave Macmillan.

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