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Happy in the informal economy? A case study of well-being among day labourers in South Africa
(Clute Institute, 2013)
Past research provided evidence of the negative eﬀect that individual unemployment can have on subjective well-being. The persistent high levels of unemployment and poverty in South Africa have been well documented. Many ...
“I would rather have a decent job”: Potential barriers preventing street-waste pickers from improving their socio-economic conditions
As a result of the high levels of unemployment in South Africa, many unskilled people are forced to resort to a variety of income-generating activities in the informal economy. The activity of collecting and selling recyclables ...