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Amy Julia Thornton

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First Name:Amy
Middle Name:Julia
Last Name:Thornton
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RePEc Short-ID:pth300
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Terminal Degree:2021 School of Economics; Faculty of Commerce; University of Cape Town (from RePEc Genealogy)

Affiliation

Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit (SALDRU)
School of Economics
Faculty of Commerce
University of Cape Town

Cape Town, South Africa
https://www.saldru.uct.ac.za/
RePEc:edi:sauctza (more details at EDIRC)

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Working papers

  1. Amy Thornton, 2023. "Household formation, living alone, and not getting married in South Africa," SALDRU Working Papers 295, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.
  2. Amy Thornton, 2023. "Leaving the parental home in post-apartheid South Africa," SALDRU Working Papers 292, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.
  3. Amy Thornton, 2023. "Trends in household headship and living alone in South Africa, 1995-2011," SALDRU Working Papers 293, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.
  4. Jacqueline Mosomi & Amy Thornton, 2022. "Physical proximity and occupational employment change by gender during the COVID-19 pandemic," WIDER Working Paper Series wp-2022-90, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  5. Amy Thornton & Martin Wittenberg, 2021. "Reweighting the OHS and GHS to improve data quality: representativeness, household counts, and small households," SALDRU Working Papers 283, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.
  6. 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).
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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).
  10. 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.
  11. 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).
  12. 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.
  13. Jacqueline Mosomi & Amy Thornton & Nicola Branson, 2020. "Unpacking the potential implications of Covid-19 for gender inequality in the SA labour market," SALDRU Working Papers 269, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.
  14. Haroon Bhorat & Arabo Ewinyu & Kezia Lilenstein & Christopher Rooney & François Steenkamp & Amy Thornton, 2019. "Economic Complexity and Employment Expansion: The Case of South Africa," Working Papers 201905, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit.
  15. 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.
  16. Amy Julia Thornton & Murray Leibbrandt & Cally Ardington, 2016. "Pathways to food security in South Africa: Food quality and quantity in NIDS Wave 1," SALDRU Working Papers 190, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.
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Articles

  1. Amy Thornton & Martin Wittenberg, 2022. "Reweighting the OHS and GHS to improve data quality: Representativeness, household counts, and small households," South African Journal of Economics, Economic Society of South Africa, vol. 90(4), pages 513-534, December.
  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.
  3. Fleisch, Brahm & Schöer, Volker & Roberts, Gareth & Thornton, Amy, 2016. "System-wide improvement of early-grade mathematics: New evidence from the Gauteng Primary Language and Mathematics Strategy," International Journal of Educational Development, Elsevier, vol. 49(C), pages 157-174.

Citations

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Working papers

  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).

    Cited by:

    1. Faraaz Shahaboonin & Oladipo Olalekan David & Abigail Van Wyk, 2023. "Historic Spatial Inequality and Poverty along Racial Lines in South Africa," International Journal of Economics and Financial Issues, Econjournals, vol. 13(1), pages 102-111, January.
    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.

  2. 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.

    Cited by:

    1. Margaret Chitiga & Martin Henseler & Ramos E Mabugu & Hélène Maisonnave, 2020. "How COVID-19 pandemic worsens the economic situation of women in South Africa," Working Papers hal-02976171, HAL.
    2. Thomas Gries & Wim Naudé, 2021. "Extreme Events, Entrepreneurial Start-Ups, and Innovation: Theoretical Conjectures," Economics of Disasters and Climate Change, Springer, vol. 5(3), pages 329-353, October.
    3. Rhea Choudhary, 2022. "Analysing the spillover effects of the South African Reserve Banks bond purchase programme," Working Papers 11025, South African Reserve Bank.
    4. Rhea Choudhary, 2022. "AnalysingthespillovereffectsoftheSouthAfricanReserveBanksbondpurchaseprogramme," Working Papers 11039, South African Reserve Bank.

  3. 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.

    Cited by:

    1. Timothy Köhler & Haroon Bhorat & Robert Hill, 2023. "The effect of wage subsidies on job retention in a developing country: Evidence from South Africa," WIDER Working Paper Series wp-2023-114, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
    2. Zuzanna Kowalik & Piotr Lewandowski & Paweł Kaczmarczyk, 2022. "Job quality gaps between migrant and native gig workers: evidence from Poland," IBS Working Papers 09/2022, Instytut Badan Strukturalnych.
    3. Haroon Bhorat & Caitlin Allen Whitehead & David de Villiers, . "The Technology Gap in the Developing World and the G20: An Empirical Profile," Chapters,, Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA).
    4. 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.

  4. 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).

    Cited by:

    1. 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.
    2. Plantinga, Paul, 2021. "Innovation and the Public Service: Facilitating Inclusive Industrial and Social Development," SocArXiv qcdjg, Center for Open Science.
    3. Justin Visagie & Ivan Turok, 2022. "Firing on all cylinders: Decomposing regional growth dynamics in South Africa," South African Journal of Economics, Economic Society of South Africa, vol. 90(1), pages 57-74, March.
    4. Mdingi, Kholeka & Ho, Sin-Yu, 2023. "Income inequality and economic growth: An empirical investigation in South Africa," MPRA Paper 117733, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    5. Giorgio d'Agostino & Francesco Giuli & Marco Lorusso & Margherita Scarlato, 2020. "Fiscal policy, labour market, and inequality: Diagnosing South Africa's anomalies in the shadow of racial discrimination," WIDER Working Paper Series wp-2020-122, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
    6. Adaiah Lilenstein, 2020. "Better measures of progress: Developing reliable estimates of educational access and quality in Francophone sub-Saharan Africa," Working Papers 13/2020, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.

  5. 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.

    Cited by:

    1. Svenn-Erik Mamelund & Jessica Dimka & Nan Zou Bakkeli, 2021. "Social Disparities in Adopting Non-pharmaceutical Interventions During COVID-19 in Norway," Journal of Developing Societies, , vol. 37(3), pages 302-328, September.
    2. 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.

  6. Haroon Bhorat & Arabo Ewinyu & Kezia Lilenstein & Christopher Rooney & François Steenkamp & Amy Thornton, 2019. "Economic Complexity and Employment Expansion: The Case of South Africa," Working Papers 201905, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit.

    Cited by:

    1. Justin Visagie & Ivan Turok, 2022. "Firing on all cylinders: Decomposing regional growth dynamics in South Africa," South African Journal of Economics, Economic Society of South Africa, vol. 90(1), pages 57-74, March.
    2. 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.
    3. Christian Estmann & Bjørn Bo Sørensen & Benno Ndulu & John Rand, 2022. "Merchandise export diversification strategy for Tanzania: Promoting inclusive growth, economic complexity and structural change," The World Economy, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 45(8), pages 2649-2695, August.
    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. 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. Richard Chauke & Thobeka Ncanywa, 2021. "Infrastructure development and economic complexity in South Africa. Running title: Can infrastructure development influence economic complexity?," Technium Social Sciences Journal, Technium Science, vol. 26(1), pages 488-501, Decembrie.
    7. Andres Fortunato, 2022. "Getting Back on the Curve South Africa’s Manufacturing Challenge," CID Working Papers 139a, Center for International Development at Harvard University.

Articles

  1. 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.
    See citations under working paper version above.
  2. Fleisch, Brahm & Schöer, Volker & Roberts, Gareth & Thornton, Amy, 2016. "System-wide improvement of early-grade mathematics: New evidence from the Gauteng Primary Language and Mathematics Strategy," International Journal of Educational Development, Elsevier, vol. 49(C), pages 157-174.

    Cited by:

    1. Christiansen, Iben & Bertram, Carol, 2019. "Early schooling teachers’ learning from a formal teacher development programme in South Africa," International Journal of Educational Development, Elsevier, vol. 66(C), pages 78-87.
    2. Jacobus Cilliers & Brahm Fleisch & Cas Prinsloo & Stephen Taylor, 2020. "How to Improve Teaching Practice?: An Experimental Comparison of Centralized Training and In-Classroom Coaching," Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 55(3), pages 926-962.
    3. Kotze, Janeli & Fleisch, Brahm & Taylor, Stephen, 2019. "Alternative forms of early grade instructional coaching: Emerging evidence from field experiments in South Africa," International Journal of Educational Development, Elsevier, vol. 66(C), pages 203-213.
    4. Kika,Jesal Chandrakant & Crouch,Luis A. & Dulvy,Elizabeth Ninan & Thulare,Tshegofatso Desdemona, 2022. "Early Grade Reading in South Africa," Policy Research Working Paper Series 172983, The World Bank.

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NEP is an announcement service for new working papers, with a weekly report in each of many fields. This author has had 8 papers announced in NEP. These are the fields, ordered by number of announcements, along with their dates. If the author is listed in the directory of specialists for this field, a link is also provided.
  1. NEP-AFR: Africa (2) 2017-05-21 2020-05-25. Author is listed
  2. NEP-ISF: Islamic Finance (2) 2021-08-16 2021-08-16. Author is listed
  3. NEP-URE: Urban & Real Estate Economics (2) 2017-05-21 2021-08-09. Author is listed
  4. NEP-AGR: Agricultural Economics (1) 2016-11-13
  5. NEP-CWA: Central & Western Asia (1) 2021-08-16
  6. NEP-GEN: Gender (1) 2022-09-26
  7. NEP-IUE: Informal & Underground Economics (1) 2017-05-21
  8. NEP-LAW: Law & Economics (1) 2021-08-16

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