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Rulof P. Burger

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First Name:Rulof
Middle Name:P.
Last Name:Burger
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Terminal Degree:2011 Department of Economics; Oxford University (from RePEc Genealogy)

Affiliation

Department of Economics
Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences
University of Stellenbosch

Stellenbosch, South Africa
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Working papers

  1. Martin Abel & Rulof Burger & Eliana Carranza & Patrizio Piraino, 2018. "Bridging the intention-behavior gap? The effect of plan-making prompts on job search and employment," Working Papers 11/2018, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.
  2. Martin Abel & Rulof Burger & Patrizio Piraino, 2017. "The value of reference letters," SALDRU Working Papers 207, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.
  3. Rulof P. Burger & PhD & Zoë M. McLaren & PhD, 2017. "An Econometric Method for Estimating Population Parameters from Non-Random Samples: An Application to Clinical Case Finding," Working Papers 692, Economic Research Southern Africa.
  4. Rulof Burger & Rachel Jafta & Dieter von Fintel, 2016. "Affirmative action policies and the evolution of post-apartheid South Africa's racial wage gap," WIDER Working Paper Series wp-2016-66, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  5. Burger, Rulof & Ito, Seiro, 2016. "Labour market turnovers among South African youths," IDE Discussion Papers 603, Institute of Developing Economies, Japan External Trade Organization(JETRO).
  6. McLaren, Z. & Burger, R., 2016. "A New Econometric Method for Estimating Disease Prevalence: An Application to Multi-Drug Resistant Tuberculosis," Health, Econometrics and Data Group (HEDG) Working Papers 16/26, HEDG, c/o Department of Economics, University of York.
  7. Rulof P. Burger, Stephan Klasen and Asmus Zoch, 2016. "Estimating Income Mobility When Income is Measured with Error: The Case of South Africa," Working Papers 607, Economic Research Southern Africa.
  8. Friedrich Kreuser & Rulof Burger & Neil Rankin, 2015. "The elasticity of substitution and labour-displacing technical change in post-apartheid South Africa," WIDER Working Paper Series wp-2015-101, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  9. Rulof Burger & Wicus Coetzee & Friedrich Kreuser & Neil Rankin, 2015. "Income and price elasticities of demand in South Africa: An application of the linear expenditure system," WIDER Working Paper Series wp-2015-100, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  10. Rulof P. Burger & Francis J. Teal, 2014. "The effect of schooling on worker productivity: evidence from a South African industry panel," CSAE Working Paper Series 2014-10, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford.
  11. Rulof P Burger & Francis J Teal, 2013. "Measuring the option value of education," Working Papers 15/2013, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.
  12. Laura Rossouw & Rulof Burger & Ronelle Burger, 2012. "The fertility transition in South Africa: A retrospective panel data analysis," Working Papers 03/2012, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics, revised 2012.
  13. Rulof Burger & Servaas van der Berg and Dieter von Fintel & Dieter von Fintel, 2012. "The unintended consequences of education policies on South African participation and unemployment," Working Papers 289, Economic Research Southern Africa.
  14. Servaas van der Berg & Rulof Burger, 2010. "Teacher pay in South Africa," Working Papers 26/2010, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.
  15. Burger, Rulof & von Fintel, Dieter & Grün, Carola, 2010. "The nexus between social grants and participation rates: Dynamics across generations in the South African labour market," Proceedings of the German Development Economics Conference, Hannover 2010 26, Verein für Socialpolitik, Research Committee Development Economics.
  16. Rulof Burger & Dieter von Fintel, 2009. "Determining the Causes of the Rising South African Unemployment Rate: An Age, Period and Generational Analysis," Working Papers 24/2009, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.
  17. 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.
  18. 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.
  19. Rulof Burger & Rachel Jafta, 2006. "Returns to Race: Labour Market Discrimination in Post-Apartheid South Africa," Working Papers 04/2006, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.
  20. 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.
  21. Rulof Burger & Ingrid Woolard, 2005. "The State of the Labour Market in South Africa after the First Decade of Democracy," SALDRU/CSSR Working Papers 133, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.

Articles

  1. Martin Abel & Rulof Burger & Patrizio Piraino, 2020. "The Value of Reference Letters: Experimental Evidence from South Africa," American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, American Economic Association, vol. 12(3), pages 40-71, July.
  2. Martin Abel & Rulof Burger & Eliana Carranza & Patrizio Piraino, 2019. "Bridging the Intention-Behavior Gap? The Effect of Plan-Making Prompts on Job Search and Employment," American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, American Economic Association, vol. 11(2), pages 284-301, April.
  3. Rulof P. Burger & Zoë M. McLaren, 2017. "An econometric method for estimating population parameters from non‐random samples: An application to clinical case finding," Health Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 26(9), pages 1110-1122, September.
  4. Rulof Petrus Burger & Lodewicus Charl Coetzee & Carl Friedrich Kreuser & Neil Andrew Rankin, 2017. "Income and Price Elasticities of Demand in South Africa: An Application of the Linear Expenditure System," South African Journal of Economics, Economic Society of South Africa, vol. 85(4), pages 491-514, December.
  5. Rulof Burger & Servaas Berg & Dieter Fintel, 2015. "The Unintended Consequences of Education Policies on South African Participation and Unemployment," South African Journal of Economics, Economic Society of South Africa, vol. 83(1), pages 74-100, March.
  6. Rulof P. Burger & Francis J. Teal, 2015. "The Effect of Schooling on Worker Productivity: Evidence from a South African Industry Panel," Journal of African Economies, Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE), vol. 24(5), pages 629-644.
  7. Rulof P Burger & Ronelle Burger & Laura Rossouw, 2012. "The fertility transition in South Africa: A retrospective panel data analysis," Development Southern Africa, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 29(5), pages 738-755, December.

Citations

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Blog mentions

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  1. Rulof P Burger & Francis J Teal, 2013. "Measuring the option value of education," Working Papers 15/2013, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.

    Mentioned in:

    1. The cheapest way to fix South Africa’s education catastrophe
      by Johan Fourie in Johan Fourie's Blog on 2015-06-09 10:47:39
  2. Martin Abel & Rulof Burger & Patrizio Piraino, 2017. "The value of reference letters," Working Papers 06/2017, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.

    Mentioned in:

    1. Bosses face more discrimination if they are women – from employees of any gender
      by ? in DJG Blogger on 2019-10-17 11:41:53
    2. Why women bosses get different reactions than men when they criticize employees
      by ? in DJG Blogger on 2020-09-11 00:42:29
    3. Why female bosses get different reactions than men when they criticize employees
      by ? in DJG Blogger on 2020-09-11 00:42:29
    4. This one unconscious reaction may be holding women back at work
      by ? in Co.Exist on 2020-09-19 05:00:32

Working papers

  1. Martin Abel & Rulof Burger & Eliana Carranza & Patrizio Piraino, 2018. "Bridging the intention-behavior gap? The effect of plan-making prompts on job search and employment," Working Papers 11/2018, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.

    Cited by:

    1. Stefano Caria & Grant Gordon & Maximilian Kasy & Simon Quinn & Soha Shami & Alexander Teytelboym, 2020. "An Adaptive Targeted Field Experiment: Job Search Assistance for Refugees in Jordan," CESifo Working Paper Series 8535, CESifo.
    2. Christina Gravert & Linus Olsson Collentine, 2019. "When nudges aren't enough: Incentives and habit formation in public transport usage," CEBI working paper series 19-10, University of Copenhagen. Department of Economics. The Center for Economic Behavior and Inequality (CEBI).
    3. Shusaku Sasaki & Hirofumi Kurokawa & Fumio Ohtake, 2021. "Effective but fragile? Responses to repeated nudge-based messages for preventing the spread of COVID-19 infection," The Japanese Economic Review, Springer, vol. 72(3), pages 371-408, July.
    4. Jamelia Harris, 2019. "Occupational choice of skilled workers in the presence of a large development sector: Evidence from Sierra Leone," WIDER Working Paper Series wp-2019-101, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
    5. Ambler, Kate & Godlonton, Susan, 2021. "Earned and unearned income: Experimental evidence on expenditures and labor supply in Malawi," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 187(C), pages 33-44.
    6. Falco, Paolo & Zaccagni, Sarah, 2020. "Promoting social distancing in a pandemic: Beyond the good intentions," OSF Preprints a2nys, Center for Open Science.
    7. A. Stefano Caria, 2020. "An Adaptive Targeted Field Experiment: Job Search Assistance for Refugees in Jordan," CSAE Working Paper Series 2020-20, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford.

  2. Martin Abel & Rulof Burger & Patrizio Piraino, 2017. "The value of reference letters," SALDRU Working Papers 207, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.

    Cited by:

    1. Mckenzie,David J., 2017. "How effective are active labor market policies in developing countries ? a critical review of recent evidence," Policy Research Working Paper Series 8011, The World Bank.
    2. Christopher Blattman & Stefan Dercon & Simon Franklin, 2019. "Impacts of Industrial and Entrepreneurial Jobs on Youth: 5-year Experimental Evidence on Factory Job Offers and Cash Grants in Ethiopia," NBER Working Papers 25788, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    3. Abebe, Girum & Caria, Stefano & Fafchamps, Marcel & Falco, Paolo & Franklin, Simon & Quinn, Simon, 2017. "Anonymity of distance? Job search and labour market exclusion in a growing African city," LSE Research Online Documents on Economics 86573, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library.
    4. Alfonsi, Livia & Bandiera, Oriana & Bassi, Vittorio & Burgess, Robin & Rasul, Imran & Sulaiman, Munshi & Vitali, Anna, 2020. "Tackling Youth Unemployment: Evidence from a Labor Market Experiment in Uganda," CEPR Discussion Papers 14973, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
    5. Abel,Simon Martin & Burger,Rulof Petrus & Carranza,Eliana & Piraino,Patrizio, 2017. "Bridging the intention-behavior gap ? the effect of plan-making prompts on job search and employment," Policy Research Working Paper Series 8181, The World Bank.
    6. Shubha Chakravarty & Mattias Lundberg & Plamen Nikolov & Juliane Zenker, 2017. "Vocational Training Programs and Youth Labor Market Outcomes: Evidence from Nepal," Working Papers 2017-056, Human Capital and Economic Opportunity Working Group.
    7. Patrizio Piraino, 2020. "Drivers of mobility," WIDER Working Paper Series wp-2020-6, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
    8. Suresh de Mel & David McKenzie & Christopher Woodruff, 2019. "Labor Drops: Experimental Evidence on the Return to Additional Labor in Microenterprises," American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, American Economic Association, vol. 11(1), pages 202-235, January.
    9. Crépon, Bruno & Premand, Patrick, 2019. "Direct and Indirect Effects of Subsidized Dual Apprenticeships," IZA Discussion Papers 12793, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
    10. Calvin Mudzingiri & Sevias Guvuriro & Charity Gomo, 2021. "Exploring Association between Self-Reported Financial Status and Economic Preferences Using Experimental Data," Journal of Risk and Financial Management, MDPI, Open Access Journal, vol. 14(6), pages 1-13, May.
    11. Chakravorty, Bhaskar & Arulampalam, Wiji & Imbert, Clement & Rathelot, Roland, 2021. "Can information about jobs improve the effectiveness of vocational training? Experimental evidence from India," CAGE Online Working Paper Series 567, Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy (CAGE).
    12. Daniela Sonedda, 2020. "Guess who's there: employment protection legislation and the degree of substitutability between labour contracts," IAAEU Discussion Papers 202007, Institute of Labour Law and Industrial Relations in the European Union (IAAEU).
    13. Wheeler, Laurel & Garlick, Robert & Johnson, Eric & Shaw, Patrick & Gargano, Marissa, 2019. "LinkedIn(to) Job Opportunities: Experimental Evidence from Job Readiness Training," Working Papers 2019-14, University of Alberta, Department of Economics.
    14. Aniceto C. Orbeta Jr. & Vicente B. Paqueo, 2018. "Countering the Discriminatory Impact of Minimum Wages Against Disadvantaged Workers: Literature Review and Experimental Design Development," Working Papers id:12861, eSocialSciences.
    15. Martin Abel, 2017. "Labor market discrimination and sorting: Evidence from South Africa," SALDRU Working Papers 205, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.

  3. Rulof Burger & Rachel Jafta & Dieter von Fintel, 2016. "Affirmative action policies and the evolution of post-apartheid South Africa's racial wage gap," WIDER Working Paper Series wp-2016-66, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).

    Cited by:

    1. Dieter von Fintel & Eldridge Moses, 2017. "Migration and gender in South Africa: following bright lights and the fortunes of others?," Working Papers 09/2017, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics, revised 2018.
    2. Marlies Piek & Dieter von Fintel, 2020. "Sectoral minimum wages in South Africa: Disemployment by firm size and trade exposure," Development Southern Africa, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 37(3), pages 462-482, May.
    3. Klasen, Stephan & Minasyan, Anna, 2020. "Affirmative Action and Intersectionality at the Top: Evidence from South Africa," GLO Discussion Paper Series 467, Global Labor Organization (GLO).

  4. Rulof P. Burger, Stephan Klasen and Asmus Zoch, 2016. "Estimating Income Mobility When Income is Measured with Error: The Case of South Africa," Working Papers 607, Economic Research Southern Africa.

    Cited by:

    1. Simone Schotte, 2019. "Structural poverty dynamics in urban South Africa: A mixed-methods investigation," WIDER Working Paper Series wp-2019-100, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).

  5. Rulof Burger & Wicus Coetzee & Friedrich Kreuser & Neil Rankin, 2015. "Income and price elasticities of demand in South Africa: An application of the linear expenditure system," WIDER Working Paper Series wp-2015-100, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).

    Cited by:

    1. Bayu Kharisma & Armida S. Alisjahbana & Sutyastie Soemitro Remi & Putri Praditya, 2020. "Application of the Quadratic Almost Ideal Demand System (QUAIDS) Model in the Demand of the Household Animal Sourced Food in West Java," AGRIS on-line Papers in Economics and Informatics, Czech University of Life Sciences Prague, Faculty of Economics and Management, vol. 12(1), March.
    2. Vincent Linderhof & Marieke Meeske & Vasco Diogo & Anne Sonneveld, 2021. "The Impact of Water-Related Pollution on Food Systems in Transition: The Case of Northern Vietnam," Sustainability, MDPI, Open Access Journal, vol. 13(4), pages 1-23, February.
    3. Margaret Chitiga & Martin Henseler & Ramos Mabugu & Hélène Maisonnave, 2020. "How COVID-19 pandemic worsens the economic situation of women in South Africa," Working Papers hal-02976171, HAL.

  6. Rulof P. Burger & Francis J. Teal, 2014. "The effect of schooling on worker productivity: evidence from a South African industry panel," CSAE Working Paper Series 2014-10, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford.

    Cited by:

    1. Favour O. Olarewaju & Oluwafadekemi S. Areo & Adeyemi A. Ogundipe & Toun Y. Ogunbiyi & Abiola J. Asaleye, 2020. "Capital and Labour Productivity: A Comparative Study of Nigeria and South Africa," Asian Economic and Financial Review, Asian Economic and Social Society, vol. 10(12), pages 1384-1395, December.
    2. Marisa Fintel & Asmus Zoch & Servaas Berg, 2017. "The Dynamics of Child Poverty in South Africa Between 2008 and 2012," Child Indicators Research, Springer;The International Society of Child Indicators (ISCI), vol. 10(4), pages 945-969, December.

  7. Laura Rossouw & Rulof Burger & Ronelle Burger, 2012. "The fertility transition in South Africa: A retrospective panel data analysis," Working Papers 03/2012, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics, revised 2012.

    Cited by:

    1. Johan Fourie, 2018. "Cliometrics in South Africa," Working Papers 14/2018, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.
    2. Guadalupe Aguilera & Kim Korinek, 2020. "Immigrant Fertility in Comparative Perspective: South Africa and the United States," Demography, Springer;Population Association of America (PAA), vol. 57(1), pages 297-322, February.
    3. Olusegun Sunday Ewemooje & Elizabeth Biney & Acheampong Yaw Amoateng, 2020. "Determinants of fertility intentions among women of reproductive age in South Africa: evidence from the 2016 demographic and health survey," Journal of Population Research, Springer, vol. 37(3), pages 265-289, September.

  8. Rulof Burger & Servaas van der Berg and Dieter von Fintel & Dieter von Fintel, 2012. "The unintended consequences of education policies on South African participation and unemployment," Working Papers 289, Economic Research Southern Africa.

    Cited by:

    1. Dieter von Fintel, 2016. "Wage flexibility in a high unemployment regime: spatial heterogeneity and the size of local labour markets," Working Papers 09/2016, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.
    2. Dieter von Fintel, 2016. "Institutional wage-setting, labour demand and labour supply: causal estimates from a South African pseudo-panel," Working Papers 07/2016, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.
    3. 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.

  9. Servaas van der Berg & Rulof Burger, 2010. "Teacher pay in South Africa," Working Papers 26/2010, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.

    Cited by:

    1. Robert Cameron & Vinothan Naidoo, 2016. "When a ‘ruling alliance’ and public sector governance meet: Managing for performance in South African basic education," Global Development Institute Working Paper Series esid-060-16, GDI, The University of Manchester.

  10. Rulof Burger & Dieter von Fintel, 2009. "Determining the Causes of the Rising South African Unemployment Rate: An Age, Period and Generational Analysis," Working Papers 24/2009, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.

    Cited by:

    1. Falakahla, Lwazi, 2018. "The Causality Between Youth Unemployment, Education Attainment and Labour Force Participation: Evidence from South Africa," MPRA Paper 92562, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    2. Dieter von Fintel, 2016. "Institutional wage-setting, labour demand and labour supply: causal estimates from a South African pseudo-panel," Working Papers 07/2016, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.
    3. Rulof Burger & Servaas Berg & Dieter Fintel, 2015. "The Unintended Consequences of Education Policies on South African Participation and Unemployment," South African Journal of Economics, Economic Society of South Africa, vol. 83(1), pages 74-100, March.
    4. Andrew Phiri, 2017. "The Unemployment-Stock Market Relationship in South Africa: Evidence from Symmetric and Asymmetric Cointegration Models," Managing Global Transitions, University of Primorska, Faculty of Management Koper, vol. 15(3 (Fall)), pages 231-254.
    5. Rulof P Burger & Ronelle Burger & Laura Rossouw, 2012. "The fertility transition in South Africa: A retrospective panel data analysis," Development Southern Africa, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 29(5), pages 738-755, December.

  11. 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.

    Cited by:

    1. Leubolt, Bernhard., 2014. "Social policies and redistribution in South Africa," ILO Working Papers 994854833402676, International Labour Organization.
    2. 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).
    3. Charles Meth, 2007. "Flogging a dead horse: Attempts by van der Berg et al to measure changes in poverty and inequality," SALDRU Working Papers 9, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.
    4. Derek Yu, 2013. "Poverty and inequality estimates of National Income Dynamics Study revisited," Working Papers 05/2013, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.
    5. Gabrielle, Wills, 2009. "South Africa’s Informal Economy: A Statistical Profile," MPRA Paper 52909, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    6. Jean-Mari Hakizimana & Hermanus Geyer, 2014. "Socio-economic inequality in South Africa according to different disparity indices," ERSA conference papers ersa14p133, European Regional Science Association.
    7. 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.
    8. Chengedzai Mafini & Daniel Francois Meyer, 2016. "Satisfaction with Life Amongst the Urban Poor: Empirical Results from South Africa," Acta Universitatis Danubius. OEconomica, Danubius University of Galati, issue 12(5), pages 33-50, OCTOBER.
    9. Tina Fransman & Derek Yu, 2018. "Multidimensional poverty in South Africa in 2001-2016," Working Papers 07/2018, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.
    10. Wilkinson, Kate, 2009. "Adapting EUROMOD for use in a developing country - the case of South Africa and SAMOD," EUROMOD Working Papers EM5/09, EUROMOD at the Institute for Social and Economic Research.
    11. Arden Finn, 2015. "A National Minimum Wage in the Context of the South African Labour Market," SALDRU Working Papers 153, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.

  12. 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.

    Cited by:

    1. Derek Yu, 2008. "The South African labour market: 1995 – 2006," Working Papers 05/2008, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.
    2. Heinrich R. Bohlmann, 2012. "Reducing illegal immigration to South Africa: A dynamic CGE analysis," Working Papers 201213, University of Pretoria, Department of Economics.
    3. Sebastian Galliani & James Levinsohn & Ingrid Woolard, 2006. "Why Has Unemployment Risen in the New South Africa?," CID Working Papers 134, Center for International Development at Harvard University.
    4. Darma Mahadea, 2012. "Prospects Of Entrepreneurship To The Challenge Of Job Creation In South Africa," Journal of Developmental Entrepreneurship (JDE), World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd., vol. 17(04), pages 1-17.
    5. Serena Merrino, 2020. "Measuring labour earnings inequality in post-apartheid South Africa," WIDER Working Paper Series wp-2020-32, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
    6. 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.
    7. Friedrich Kreuser & Rulof Burger & Neil Rankin, 2015. "The elasticity of substitution and labour-displacing technical change in post-apartheid South Africa," WIDER Working Paper Series wp-2015-101, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
    8. Dieter von Fintel, 2016. "Wage flexibility in a high unemployment regime: spatial heterogeneity and the size of local labour markets," Working Papers 09/2016, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.
    9. Hassan Essop & Derek Yu, 2008. "The South African informal sector (1997 – 2006)," Working Papers 03/2008, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.
    10. Nicola Branson, 2009. "Re-weighting the OHS and LFS National household Survey Data to create a consistent series over time: A Cross Entropy Estimation Approach," SALDRU Working Papers 38, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.
    11. Rulof P. Burger & Francis J. Teal, 2014. "The effect of schooling on worker productivity: evidence from a South African industry panel," CSAE Working Paper Series 2014-10, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford.
    12. Rulof Burger & Rachel Jafta & Dieter von Fintel, 2016. "Affirmative action policies and the evolution of post-apartheid South Africa's racial wage gap," WIDER Working Paper Series wp-2016-66, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
    13. Stu Woolman & Michael Bishop, 2007. "Down on the farm and barefoot in the kitchen: farm labour and domestic labour as forms of servitude," Development Southern Africa, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 24(4), pages 595-606.
    14. 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.
    15. Charles Meth, 2007. "Sticking to the Facts: Official and Unofficial Stories about Poverty and Unemployment in South Africa," Working Papers 07123, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit.
    16. 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.
    17. Carlos Gradín, 2021. "Occupational Gender Segregation in Post-Apartheid South Africa," Feminist Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 27(3), pages 102-133, July.
    18. Amina Ebrahim & Kezia Lilenstein, 2019. "Gender and the South African labour market: Policy relevant research possibilities using South African tax data," WIDER Working Paper Series wp-2019-31, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
    19. Paula Armstrong & Janca Steenkamp, 2008. "South African Trade Unions: an Overview for 1995 to 2005," Working Papers 10/2008, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.
    20. Arden Finn, 2015. "A National Minimum Wage in the Context of the South African Labour Market," SALDRU Working Papers 153, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.

  13. Rulof Burger & Rachel Jafta, 2006. "Returns to Race: Labour Market Discrimination in Post-Apartheid South Africa," Working Papers 04/2006, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.

    Cited by:

    1. Maciej Szelewicki & Joanna Tyrowicz, 2009. "Labour Market Racial Discrimination in South Africa Revisited," Working Papers 2009-08, Faculty of Economic Sciences, University of Warsaw.
    2. Andre Hofmeyr, 2010. "Social Networks And Ethnic Niches: An Econometric Analysis Of The Manufacturing Sector In South Africa," South African Journal of Economics, Economic Society of South Africa, vol. 78(1), pages 107-130, March.
    3. Helene Maisonnave & Bernard Decaluwé & Margaret Chitiga, 2019. "Does South African Affirmative Action Policy Reduce Poverty? A CGE Analysis," Working Papers hal-02314221, HAL.
    4. Debra Shepherd, 2008. "Post-Apartheid Trends in Gender Discrimination in South Africa: Analysis through Decomposition Techniques," Working Papers 06/2008, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.
    5. Steven F. Koch & Evelyn Tshela, 2020. "The Impact of Diabetes on Labour Market Outcomes," Working Papers 2020109, University of Pretoria, Department of Economics.
    6. Nicola Branson & Julia Garlick & David Lam & Murray Leibbrandt, 2012. "Education and Inequality: The South African Case," SALDRU Working Papers 75, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.
    7. 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.
    8. 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.
    9. O'Gorman, Melanie, 2010. "Racial earnings inequality in South Africa: An assessment of policy options," Journal of Policy Modeling, Elsevier, vol. 32(6), pages 703-718, November.
    10. Amina Ebrahim & Kezia Lilenstein, 2019. "Gender and the South African labour market: Policy relevant research possibilities using South African tax data," WIDER Working Paper Series wp-2019-31, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
    11. Dieter Von Fintel, 2007. "Dealing With Earnings Bracket Responses In Household Surveys – How Sharp Are Midpoint Imputations?," South African Journal of Economics, Economic Society of South Africa, vol. 75(2), pages 293-312, June.
    12. Martin Abel, 2017. "Labor market discrimination and sorting: Evidence from South Africa," SALDRU Working Papers 205, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.
    13. Andre Hofmeyr & Justine Burns, 2012. "Two Sides of the Same Coin: Re-examining Nepotism and Discrimination in a Segmented Society," Review of Social Economy, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 70(3), pages 344-374, August.

  14. 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.

    Cited by:

    1. Leubolt, Bernhard., 2014. "Social policies and redistribution in South Africa," ILO Working Papers 994854833402676, International Labour Organization.
    2. Kalie Pauw & Liberty Mncube, "undated". "Expanding the Social Security Net in South Africa: Opportunities, Challenges and Constraints," Research Report 8, International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth.
    3. 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).
    4. Van der Berg, Servaas & Louw, Megan & Burger, Ronelle, 2007. "Post-Apartheid South Africa: Poverty and Distribution Trends in an Era of Globalization," MPRA Paper 9065, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    5. Derek Yu, 2013. "Poverty and inequality estimates of National Income Dynamics Study revisited," Working Papers 05/2013, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.
    6. Servaas Van Der Berg & Megan Louw & Derek Yu, 2008. "Post‐Transition Poverty Trends Based On An Alternative Data Source1," South African Journal of Economics, Economic Society of South Africa, vol. 76(1), pages 58-76, March.
    7. Mats Lundahl & Lennart Petersson, 2009. "Post-Apartheid South Africa: An Economic Success Story?," WIDER Working Paper Series RP2009-56, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
    8. Fiona Tregenna, 2011. "What are the distributional implications of halving poverty in South Africa when growth alone is not enough?," Post-Print hal-00701865, HAL.
    9. Ramos Mabugu & Margaret Chitiga, 2007. "South Africa Trade Liberalization and Poverty in a Dynamic Microsimulation CGE Model," Working Papers 200718, University of Pretoria, Department of Economics.
    10. Sophie Mitra, 2008. "The Recent Decline in the Employment of Persons with Disabilities in South Africa, 1998-2006," Fordham Economics Discussion Paper Series dp2008-12, Fordham University, Department of Economics.
    11. Charles Meth, 2011. "How not to present poverty research results: The South African case," SALDRU Working Papers 61, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.
    12. 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.
    13. Paula Armstrong & Bongisa Lekezwa & Krige Siebrits, 2008. "Poverty in South Africa: A profile based on recent household surveys," Working Papers 04/2008, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.
    14. 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.
    15. Özler, Berk, 2007. "Not Separate, Not Equal: Poverty and Inequality in Post-apartheid South Africa," Economic Development and Cultural Change, University of Chicago Press, vol. 55(3), pages 487-529, April.
    16. Charles Meth, 2006. "What was the poverty headcount in 2004 and how does it compare to recent estimates by van der Berg et al?," SALDRU Working Papers 1, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.
    17. Mabugu, Ramos & Chitiga, Margaret, 2009. "Is increased agricultural protection beneficial for South Africa?," Economic Modelling, Elsevier, vol. 26(1), pages 256-265, January.
    18. Tchakounte Njoda Mathurin & Tchakounte Njoda Mathurin, 2019. "Income Concentration, Market Size and Informal Sector in Africa," International Journal of Innovation and Economic Development, Inovatus Services Ltd., vol. 5(1), pages 7-23, April.
    19. Sihaam Nieftagodien & Servaas van der Berg, 2007. "Consumption patterns and the black middle class: The role of assets," Working Papers 02/2007, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.
    20. World Bank, . "Accountability in Public Services in South Africa," World Bank Other Operational Studies, The World Bank, number 29723.
    21. Fiona Tregenna, 2011. "Halving Poverty in South Africa: Growth and Distributional Aspects," WIDER Working Paper Series wp-2011-060, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
    22. Claire Vermaak, 2010. "The Impact of Multiple Imputation of Coarsened Data on Estimates on the Working Poor in South Africa," WIDER Working Paper Series wp-2010-086, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
    23. Burca Kizilirmak & Emel Memis, 2019. "The Unequal Burden of Income Poverty on Time Use in South Africa," World Journal of Applied Economics, WERI-World Economic Research Institute, vol. 5(2), pages 31-51, December.
    24. Sebastian Levine & Benjamin Roberts, "undated". "Robust Estimates of Changes in Poverty and Inequality in Post-Independence Namibia," Working Papers 102, International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth.
    25. Burns, Justine & Edwards, Lawrence & Pauw, Karl, 2010. "Wage subsidies to combat unemployment and poverty," IFPRI discussion papers 969, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
    26. Aguero, Jorge & Carter, Michael R. & May, Julian, 2006. "Poverty and Inequality in the First Decade of South Africa's Democracy: What Can be Learned from Panel Data?," Staff Paper Series 493, University of Wisconsin, Agricultural and Applied Economics.
    27. Claire Vermaak, 2012. "Tracking poverty with coarse data: evidence from South Africa," The Journal of Economic Inequality, Springer;Society for the Study of Economic Inequality, vol. 10(2), pages 239-265, June.
    28. Jo Lorentzen & Anton Cartwright & Charles Meth, 2010. "Trade Liberalization, Rural Poverty and the Environment: A Case Study of Sugarcane Production in the Incomati River Basin in Mpumalanga, South Africa," Chapters, in: Jonathan A. Cook & Owen Cylke & Donald F. Larson & John D. Nash & Pamela Stedman-Edwards (ed.), Vulnerable Places, Vulnerable People, chapter 6, Edward Elgar Publishing.
    29. Oludele Akinboade & Emilie Kinfack, 2014. "An Econometric Analysis of the Relationship Between Millennium Development Goals, Economic Growth and Financial Development in South Africa," Social Indicators Research: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal for Quality-of-Life Measurement, Springer, vol. 118(2), pages 775-795, September.
    30. Nicholas Ngepah, 2011. "Production, Inequality and Poverty linkages in South Africa," Working Papers 206, Economic Research Southern Africa.
    31. Tina Fransman & Derek Yu, 2018. "Multidimensional poverty in South Africa in 2001-2016," Working Papers 07/2018, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.
    32. Kalie Pauw & Liberty Mncube, "undated". "The Impact of Growth and Redistribution on Poverty and Inequality in South Africa," Research Report 7, International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth.
    33. Wilkinson, Kate, 2009. "Adapting EUROMOD for use in a developing country - the case of South Africa and SAMOD," EUROMOD Working Papers EM5/09, EUROMOD at the Institute for Social and Economic Research.
    34. Molefi Solomon Mohautse, 2014. "The Economic and Political Ramifications of Inequality in Post-Apartheid South Africa," Journal of Economics and Behavioral Studies, AMH International, vol. 6(9), pages 690-699.

  15. Rulof Burger & Ingrid Woolard, 2005. "The State of the Labour Market in South Africa after the First Decade of Democracy," SALDRU/CSSR Working Papers 133, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.

    Cited by:

    1. Derek Yu, 2008. "The South African labour market: 1995 – 2006," Working Papers 05/2008, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.
    2. Fedderke, Johannes W. & Hill, Andrew J., 2011. "Industry structure and labor market flexibility in the South African manufacturing sector: A time series and panel data approach," Economic Modelling, Elsevier, vol. 28(3), pages 1291-1302, May.
    3. Helene Maisonnave & Bernard Decaluwé & Margaret Chitiga, 2019. "Does South African Affirmative Action Policy Reduce Poverty? A CGE Analysis," Working Papers hal-02314221, HAL.
    4. 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.
    5. Rulof Burger & Servaas Berg & Dieter Fintel, 2015. "The Unintended Consequences of Education Policies on South African Participation and Unemployment," South African Journal of Economics, Economic Society of South Africa, vol. 83(1), pages 74-100, March.
    6. 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.
    7. 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.
    8. 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.
    9. Derek Yu, 2013. "Youth unemployment in South Africa since 2000 revisited," Working Papers 04/2013, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.
    10. Duncan Hodge, 2009. "Growth, Employment And Unemployment In South Africa," South African Journal of Economics, Economic Society of South Africa, vol. 77(4), pages 488-504, December.
    11. 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).
    12. Lucilla Maria Bruni & Jamele Rigolini & Sara Troiano, . "Forever Young?," World Bank Other Operational Studies, The World Bank, number 24996.
    13. Kalie Pauw & Liberty Mncube, "undated". "The Impact of Growth and Redistribution on Poverty and Inequality in South Africa," Research Report 7, International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth.
    14. 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.

Articles

  1. Martin Abel & Rulof Burger & Patrizio Piraino, 2020. "The Value of Reference Letters: Experimental Evidence from South Africa," American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, American Economic Association, vol. 12(3), pages 40-71, July.

    Cited by:

    1. Calvin Mudzingiri & Sevias Guvuriro & Charity Gomo, 2021. "Exploring Association between Self-Reported Financial Status and Economic Preferences Using Experimental Data," Journal of Risk and Financial Management, MDPI, Open Access Journal, vol. 14(6), pages 1-13, May.
    2. Chakravorty, Bhaskar & Arulampalam, Wiji & Imbert, Clement & Rathelot, Roland, 2021. "Can information about jobs improve the effectiveness of vocational training? Experimental evidence from India," CAGE Online Working Paper Series 567, Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy (CAGE).

  2. Martin Abel & Rulof Burger & Eliana Carranza & Patrizio Piraino, 2019. "Bridging the Intention-Behavior Gap? The Effect of Plan-Making Prompts on Job Search and Employment," American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, American Economic Association, vol. 11(2), pages 284-301, April.
    See citations under working paper version above.
  3. Rulof Petrus Burger & Lodewicus Charl Coetzee & Carl Friedrich Kreuser & Neil Andrew Rankin, 2017. "Income and Price Elasticities of Demand in South Africa: An Application of the Linear Expenditure System," South African Journal of Economics, Economic Society of South Africa, vol. 85(4), pages 491-514, December.
    See citations under working paper version above.
  4. Rulof Burger & Servaas Berg & Dieter Fintel, 2015. "The Unintended Consequences of Education Policies on South African Participation and Unemployment," South African Journal of Economics, Economic Society of South Africa, vol. 83(1), pages 74-100, March.
    See citations under working paper version above.
  5. Rulof P. Burger & Francis J. Teal, 2015. "The Effect of Schooling on Worker Productivity: Evidence from a South African Industry Panel," Journal of African Economies, Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE), vol. 24(5), pages 629-644.
    See citations under working paper version above.
  6. Rulof P Burger & Ronelle Burger & Laura Rossouw, 2012. "The fertility transition in South Africa: A retrospective panel data analysis," Development Southern Africa, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 29(5), pages 738-755, December.
    See citations under working paper version above.

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  1. NEP-AFR: Africa (12) 2006-02-12 2006-05-06 2006-08-26 2007-05-12 2010-01-10 2010-09-25 2012-04-10 2012-06-25 2012-06-25 2013-06-30 2014-02-21 2014-03-08. Author is listed
  2. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (8) 2006-05-06 2006-08-26 2010-01-10 2010-09-25 2010-12-23 2012-06-25 2013-06-30 2018-06-18. Author is listed
  3. NEP-DEV: Development (6) 2007-05-12 2010-01-10 2012-04-10 2014-02-21 2016-06-25 2016-08-21. Author is listed
  4. NEP-EDU: Education (5) 2012-06-25 2012-06-25 2013-06-30 2013-09-26 2013-10-25. Author is listed
  5. NEP-URE: Urban & Real Estate Economics (4) 2013-06-30 2016-09-11 2018-01-01 2018-06-18
  6. NEP-DEM: Demographic Economics (2) 2012-04-10 2013-06-30
  7. NEP-ECM: Econometrics (2) 2016-06-25 2017-08-06
  8. NEP-EFF: Efficiency & Productivity (2) 2014-02-21 2014-03-08
  9. NEP-EXP: Experimental Economics (2) 2018-01-01 2018-06-18
  10. NEP-HRM: Human Capital & Human Resource Management (2) 2017-06-25 2017-09-03
  11. NEP-HEA: Health Economics (1) 2016-08-21
  12. NEP-LMA: Labor Markets - Supply, Demand, & Wages (1) 2017-06-25
  13. NEP-MAC: Macroeconomics (1) 2006-02-12
  14. NEP-NET: Network Economics (1) 2016-06-25

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