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Publications

by alumni of

School of Economic and Business Sciences
Faculty of Commerce, Law and Management
University of the Witwatersrand
Johannesburg, South Africa

These are publications listed in RePEc written by alumni of the above institution who are registered with the RePEc Author Service and listed in the RePEc Genealogy. List of alumni. For a list of publications by current members of the department, see here. Register yourself.

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Working papers

2018

  1. Martin Wittenberg, 2018. "The top tail of South Africa's earnings distribution 1993-2014: Evidence from the Pareto distribution," SALDRU Working Papers 224, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.

2017

  1. Martin Wittenberg, 2017. "Economics and Transformation: Measurements, Models, Maths and Myths," SALDRU Working Papers 211, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.
  2. Martin Wittenberg, 2017. "Measurement of earnings: Comparing South African tax and survey data," SALDRU Working Papers 212, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.
  3. Andrew Kerr & Martin Wittenberg, 2017. "Public sector wages and employment in South Africa," SALDRU Working Papers 214, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.

2016

  1. Liz Neyens & Martin Wittenberg, 2016. "Changes in self-employment in the agricultural sector, South Africa: 1994-2012," SALDRU Working Papers 173, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.
  2. Tom Harris & Mark Collinson & Martin Wittenberg, 2016. "Aiming for a moving target: The dynamics of household electricity access in a developing context," SALDRU Working Papers 195, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.

2015

  1. Martin Wittenberg & Leibbrandt, Murray, 2015. "Measuring Inequality by Asset Indices: A general approach with application to South Africa," SALDRU Working Papers 141, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.
  2. Martin Wittenberg, 2015. "Problems with SWIID: the case of South Africa," SALDRU Working Papers 148, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.
  3. Muna Shifa & Murray Leibbrandt & Martin Wittenberg, 2015. "Does tenure insecurity explain the variations in land-related investment decisions in rural Ethiopia?," SALDRU Working Papers 150, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.

2014

  1. Martin Wittenberg, 2014. "Union selection effects - some inconsistent models," SALDRU Working Papers 133, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.
  2. Martin Wittenberg, 2014. "Wages and wage inequality in South Africa 1994-2011: The evidence from household survey data," SALDRU Working Papers 135, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.
  3. Wittenberg, Martin., 2014. "Analysis of employment, real wage, and productivity trends in South Africa since 1994," ILO Working Papers 994847703402676, International Labour Organization.

2013

  1. Andrew Kerr & Martin Wittenberg, 2013. "Sampling methodology and field work changes in the october household surveys and labour force surveys," SALDRU Working Papers 101, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.
  2. Andrew Kerr & Martin Wittenberg & Jairo Arrow, 2013. "Job Creation and Destruction in South Africa," SALDRU Working Papers 092, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.
  3. Wittenberg, Martin, 2013. "Non-monetary dimensions of well-being: A comment," SALDRU Working Papers 110, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.
  4. Wittenberg, Martin & Pirouz, Farah, 2013. "The measurement of earnings in the post-Apartheid period: An overview," SALDRU Working Papers 108, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.

2011

  1. Nicola Branson & Martin Wittenberg, 2011. "Re-weighting South African National Household Survey Data to create a consistent series over time: A cross entropy estimation approach," SALDRU Working Papers 54, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.
  2. Martin Wittenberg, 2011. "The Weight of Success: The Body Mass Index and Economic Well-being in South Africa," SALDRU Working Papers 65, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.

2009

  1. Martin Wittenberg, 2009. "Lazy Rotten Sons? Relatedness, gender and the intra-household allocation of work and leisure in South Africa," SALDRU Working Papers 28, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.
  2. Martin Wittenberg, 2009. "Estimating expenditure impacts without expenditure data using asset proxies," SALDRU Working Papers 29, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.
  3. Martin Wittenberg, 2009. "Weighing the value of Asset Proxies: The case of the Body Mass Index in South Africa," SALDRU Working Papers 39, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.
  4. Martin Wittenberg, 2009. "Sample Survey Calibration: An Informationtheoretic perspective," SALDRU Working Papers 41, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.

2008

  1. Martin Wittenberg, 2008. "Nonparametric estimation when income is reported in bands and at points," Working Papers 94, Economic Research Southern Africa.

2007

  1. Wittenberg, Martin, 2007. "Testing for a common latent variable in a linear regression," MPRA Paper 2550, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  2. Martin Wittenberg & Mark Collinson, 2007. "Restructuring of Households in Rural South Africa: Reflections on Average Household Size in the Agincourt Sub-district 1992-2003," SALDRU Working Papers 12, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.
  3. Martin Wittenberg, 2007. "Dissecting post-apartheid labour market developments: Decomposing a discrete choice model while dealing with unobservables," Working Papers 46, Economic Research Southern Africa.

2005

  1. Martin Wittenberg, 2005. "The school day in South Africa," SALDRU/CSSR Working Papers 113, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.
  2. Martin Wittenberg, 2005. "Testing for a common latent variable in a linear regression: Or how to "fix" a bad variable by adding multiple proxies for it," SALDRU/CSSR Working Papers 132, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.

2004

  1. Martin Wittenberg, 2004. "The mystery of South Africa's ghost workers in 1996: measurement and mismeasurement in the manufacturing census, population census and October Household Surveys," SALDRU/CSSR Working Papers 095, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.

2001

  1. Darren Lubotsky & Martin Wittenberg, 2001. "Interpretation of Regressions with Multiple Proxies," Econometrics 0110005, EconWPA.
  2. Martin Wittenberg, 2001. "Conflictual intra-household allocations," Working Papers 211, Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Research Program in Development Studies..

Journal articles

2017

  1. Harris, Tom & Collinson, Mark & Wittenberg, Martin, 2017. "Aiming for a Moving Target: The Dynamics of Household Electricity Connections in a Developing Context," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 97(C), pages 14-26.
  2. Martin Wittenberg, 2017. "Wages and Wage Inequality in South Africa 1994–2011: Part 2 – Inequality Measurement and Trends," South African Journal of Economics, Economic Society of South Africa, vol. 85(2), pages 298-318, June.
  3. Martin Wittenberg, 2017. "Wages and Wage Inequality in South Africa 1994–2011: Part 1 – Wage Measurement and Trends," South African Journal of Economics, Economic Society of South Africa, vol. 85(2), pages 279-297, June.
  4. Martin Wittenberg & Mark Collinson & Tom Harris, 2017. "Decomposing changes in household measures: Household size and services in South Africa, 1994–2012," Demographic Research, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Rostock, Germany, vol. 37(39), pages 1297-1326, October.
  5. Tony Addison & Yukka Pirttilä & Finn Tarp & Martin Wittenberg & Murray Leibbrandt, 2017. "Measuring Inequality by Asset Indices: A General Approach with Application to South Africa," Review of Income and Wealth, International Association for Research in Income and Wealth, vol. 63(4), pages 706-730, December.

2015

  1. Andrew Kerr & Martin Wittenberg, 2015. "Sampling methodology and fieldwork changes in the October Household Surveys and Labour Force Surveys," Development Southern Africa, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 32(5), pages 603-612, September.
  2. Martin Wittenberg, 2015. "Problems with SWIID: the case of South Africa," The Journal of Economic Inequality, Springer;Society for the Study of Economic Inequality, vol. 13(4), pages 673-677, December.

2014

  1. Andrew Kerr & Martin Wittenberg & Jairo Arrow, 2014. "Job Creation and Destruction in South Africa," South African Journal of Economics, Economic Society of South Africa, vol. 82(1), pages 1-18, March.
  2. Nicola Branson & Martin Wittenberg, 2014. "Reweighting South African National Household Survey Data to Create a Consistent Series Over Time: A Cross-Entropy Estimation Approach," South African Journal of Economics, Economic Society of South Africa, vol. 82(1), pages 19-38, March.

2013

  1. Miracle Ntuli & Martin Wittenberg, 2013. "Determinants of Black Women's Labour Force Participation in Post-Apartheid South Africa," Journal of African Economies, Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE), vol. 22(3), pages 347-374, June.
  2. Martin Wittenberg, 2013. "The Weight of Success: The Body Mass Index and Economic Well-Being in Southern Africa," Review of Income and Wealth, International Association for Research in Income and Wealth, vol. 59, pages 62-83, October.
  3. Martin Wittenberg, 2013. "Non-monetary dimensions of well-being: A comment," Development Southern Africa, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 30(6), pages 826-829, December.

2011

  1. Wittenberg, Martin, 2011. "Estimating expenditure impacts without expenditure data using asset proxies," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 110(2), pages 122-125, February.

2010

  1. Martin Wittenberg, 2010. "An introduction to maximum entropy and minimum cross-entropy estimation using Stata," Stata Journal, StataCorp LP, vol. 10(3), pages 315-330, September.

2009

  1. Martin Wittenberg, 2009. "The Intra-Household Allocation of Work and Leisure in South Africa," Social Indicators Research: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal for Quality-of-Life Measurement, Springer, vol. 93(1), pages 159-164, August.

2008

  1. Martin Wittenberg, 2008. "To Prey Or Not To Prey? Welfare And Individual Losses In A Conflict Model," South African Journal of Economics, Economic Society of South Africa, vol. 76(2), pages 239-265, June.

2007

  1. Nicola Branson & Martin Wittenberg, 2007. "The Measurement Of Employment Status In South Africa Using Cohort Analysis, 1994-2004," South African Journal of Economics, Economic Society of South Africa, vol. 75(2), pages 313-326, June.

2006

  1. Darren Lubotsky & Martin Wittenberg, 2006. "Interpretation of Regressions with Multiple Proxies," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 88(3), pages 549-562, August.
  2. Martin Wittenberg, 2006. "Research Note: Errors In The October Household Survey 1994 Available From The South African Data Archive," South African Journal of Economics, Economic Society of South Africa, vol. 74(4), pages 766-768, December.

2004

  1. Martin Wittenberg, 2004. "The Mystery Of South Africa'S Ghost Workers In 1996: Measurement And Mismeasurement In The Manufacturing Census, Population Census And October Household Surveys," South African Journal of Economics, Economic Society of South Africa, vol. 72(5), pages 1003-1022, December.

2002

  1. Martin Wittenberg, 2002. "Job Search In South Africa: A Nonparametric Analysis," South African Journal of Economics, Economic Society of South Africa, vol. 70(8), pages 1163-1196, December.

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