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The targeting of zero-rated basic foodstuffs under value-added tax (VAT) in South Africa
(Bureau for Economic Research (BER), 2013)
Since the inception of VAT in South Africa, various studies have been conducted to investigate the distributional impact of the tax as well as the effectiveness of zero-rating as tool to alleviate the burden on poor ...
Revisiting unemployment levels and trends in South Africa since the transition
(Routledge Taylor Francis Group, 2013)
Many recent studies compared the 1995 October Household Survey (OHS) with the latest available Labour Force Survey (LFS) to derive the unemployment ‘trends’ in South Africa since the transition, but this approach only ...
Multidimensional poverty in South Africa in 2001–16
(Taylor & Francis, 2018)
This study uses the Census 2001 and 2011 as well as Community Survey 2007 and 2016 data to derive a multidimensional poverty index in South Africa for each year, before assessing the changes in non-money-metric, ...
Examining the performance of the South African economics departments, 2005-2014
This study examines the teaching and research activities of 17 Economics Departments in 2005-2014 by consulting the information from each university’s faculty prospectus, publication in accredited local and international ...
Investigating the significance of the 2008 Matric curriculum on first-year Economics performance
(UNISA Press, 2011)
The academic success of first-year Economics students has been the focus of many South African studies in Economic Education. Many used the last school examination (Matric) results as a proxy for students’ academic ...
Exploring the eligibility criteria of the child support grant and its impact on poverty
(Springer Verlag, 2017)
One of the most important policy objectives in the post-apartheid South African economy is to reduce poverty. Although economic growth and job creation are the preferred sources of alleviating poverty and inequality, social ...