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Earnings inequality in South Africa 1995-2003

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dc.date.accessioned 2007-02-22 en
dc.date.accessioned 2020-04-29T08:15:49Z
dc.date.available 2020-04-29T08:15:49Z
dc.date.issued 2015-08-25 en
dc.identifier.isbn 0796921734 en
dc.identifier.uri https://www.hsrcpress.ac.za/books/earnings-inequality-in-south-africa-1995-2003 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11910/6228
dc.description.abstract It is generally accepted that the gap between the earnings of unskilled and semi-skilled workers on the one hand, and skilled and highly skilled workers, on the other, narrowed in South Africa during the 1970s and 1980s. This paper investigates whether the gap between the real earnings of highly skilled and low-skilled workers in the formal sector of the South African economy continued to narrow after this country's transition to democracy. Statistics South Africa's October Household Survey and Labour Force Survey data covering the period 1995 to 2003 are analysed, and the authors also assess changes in the earnings gap between whites and other race groups in that period, and between men and women. en
dc.format.medium Print en
dc.publisher HSRC Press en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Employment, Growth and Development Initiative Research Programme, Occasional paper no 1 en
dc.subject SALARY INCOME en
dc.subject SKILLS PROFILE en
dc.title Earnings inequality in South Africa 1995-2003 en
dc.type Monograph (Book) en
dc.description.version Y en
dc.BudgetYear 2006/07 en
dc.ResearchGroup Employment, Growth and Development Initiative en
dc.PlaceOfPublication Cape Town en
dc.ArchiveNumber 4405 en
dc.outputnumber 2973 en
dc.bibliographictitle Woolard, I. & Woolard, C. (2007) <i>Earnings inequality in South Africa 1995-2003. </i> (Employment, Growth and Development Initiative Research Programme, Occasional paper no 1). Cape Town: HSRC Press. en
dc.publicationyear 2007 en
dc.contributor.author1 Woolard, I. en
dc.contributor.author2 Woolard, C. en


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