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Education and inequality: The South African case

@inproceedings{Branson2012EducationAI,
  title={Education and inequality: The South African case},
  author={Nicola Branson and Julia Garlick and David Lam and Murray Leibbrandt},
  year={2012}
}
Following the international literature, income inequality decompositions on data from contemporary South Africa show that the labour market is the key driver of overall household inequality. In order to understand one of the channels driving this labour market inequality, we use national household survey data to review changing returns to education in the South African labour market over the last 15 years; with a focus on both the returns to getting employment as well as the earnings returns… 

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