The state of the labour market in South Africa after the first decade of democracy

 

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dc.creator Woolard, Ingrid
dc.creator Burger, Rulof
dc.date 2013-10-11T12:24:39Z
dc.date 2013-10-11T12:24:39Z
dc.date 2005-10
dc.date.accessioned 2015-05-28T10:06:28Z
dc.date.available 2015-05-28T10:06:28Z
dc.date.issued 2015-05-28
dc.identifier 1-77011-066-6
dc.identifier http://hdl.handle.net/11090/660
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/11090/660
dc.description While the political transition to democratic rule in South Africa was smooth and rapid, the economic transition has been slow and difficult. Nowhere is this more apparent than in the labour market. Job creation has not matched the growing labour supply and the unemployment rate continues to rise. This paper attempts to document and identify the key trends in labour force participation, unemployment and employment so as to better understand the factors that drive the performance of the labour market.
dc.language en
dc.publisher CSSR and SALDRU
dc.relation CSSR/SALDRU Working Papers;133
dc.subject Labour market
dc.subject South Africa
dc.subject Democracy
dc.subject Employment
dc.subject Unemployment
dc.subject Wages
dc.subject Political transition
dc.subject Job creation
dc.subject Labour supply
dc.subject Labour force participation
dc.subject Education
dc.title The state of the labour market in South Africa after the first decade of democracy
dc.type Working Paper en_ZA
uct.type.publication Research en_ZA
uct.type.resource Working Paper en_ZA
dc.publisher.institution University of Cape Town
dc.publisher.faculty Faculty of Commerce en_ZA
dc.publisher.department SALDRU en_ZA


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