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Regional disparities in income-independent quality of life in South African municipalities: convergence or divergence?

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  • Stephanié Rossouw
  • Talita Dalton-Greyling

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Background: Since 1994, the South African government has introduced various policy measures to address inequalities brought about segregated development under the Apartheid regime. If these policies have been effective, then one would expect convergence between poorer municipalities and their richer counterparts, not only as regards to income levels but most important human welfare in general. […]

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  • Stephanié Rossouw & Talita Dalton-Greyling, 2018. "Regional disparities in income-independent quality of life in South African municipalities: convergence or divergence?," Working Papers 163, Economic Research Southern Africa.
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    Consumer Behavior; Social welfare; South Africa; Urbanization;
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    • R1 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - General Regional Economics
    • R15 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - General Regional Economics - - - Econometric and Input-Output Models; Other Methods

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