Earnings and Employment Dynamics for Africans in Post-apartheid South Africa : A Panel Study of KwaZulu-Natal

@inproceedings{Cichelloa2005EarningsAE,
  title={Earnings and Employment Dynamics for Africans in Post-apartheid South Africa : A Panel Study of KwaZulu-Natal},
  author={Paul L. Cichelloa and Gary S. Fieldsb and Murray Leibbrandtc},
  year={2005}
}
  • Paul L. Cichelloa, Gary S. Fieldsb, Murray Leibbrandtc
  • Published 2005
The labour market is central in determining individual and household well-being in South Africa. Therefore, an understanding of earnings and employment dynamics is a key policy issue. However, the absence of panel data has constrained empirical work addressing these topics. This paper conducts such a study using a regional panel data set, the KwaZulu-Natal Income Dynamics Study (KIDS). The authors find that, on average, working aged Africans in KwaZulu-Natal experienced large gains in earnings… CONTINUE READING
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