2010

Stellenbosch Working Papers – 2010

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Signalling performance: Continuous assessment and matriculation examination marks in South African schools
Stellenbosch Working Paper Series No. WP28/2010
Servaas van der Berg, Debra Shepherd
Abstract | PDF (897 KB)

Who Responds to Voluntary Cognitive Tests in Household Surveys? The Role of Labour Market Status, Respondent Confidence, Motivation and a Culture of Learning in South Africa
Stellenbosch Working Paper Series No. WP27/2010
Hendrik van Broekhuizen, Dieter von Fintel
Abstract | PDF (1.4 MB)

Teacher pay in South Africa
Stellenbosch Working Paper Series No. WP26/2010
Servaas van der Berg, Rulof Burger
Abstract | PDF (443 KB)

When the remedy is worse than the disease: Adjusting survey income data for price differentials, with special reference to Mozambique
Stellenbosch Working Paper Series No. WP24/2010
Carlos Maia, Servaas van der Berg
Abstract | PDF (1.7 MB)

Current poverty and income distribution in the context of South African history
Stellenbosch Working Paper Series No. WP22/2010
Servaas van der Berg
Abstract | PDF (714 KB)

Social assistance reform during a period of fiscal stress
Stellenbosch Working Paper Series No. WP17/2010
Servaas van der Berg, Krige Siebrits
Abstract | PDF (965 KB)

Human Resource Inputs and Educational Outcomes in Botswana’s Schools: Evidence from SACMEQ and TIMMS
Stellenbosch Working Paper Series No. WP16/2010
Tia Linda Zuze
Abstract | PDF (458 KB)

Efficiency and equity effects of social grants in South Africa
Stellenbosch Working Paper Series No. WP15/2010
Servaas van der Berg, Krige Siebrits, Bongisa Lekezwa
Abstract | PDF (862 KB)

The costs of illiteracy in South Africa
Stellenbosch Working Paper Series No. WP14/2010
Martin Gustafsson, Servaas van der Berg, Debra Shepherd, Cobus Burger
Abstract | PDF (805 KB)

The impact of the international economic crisis on child poverty in South Africa
Stellenbosch Working Paper Series No. WP13/2010
Margaret Chitiga, Bernard Decaluwé, Ramos Mabugu, Hélène Maisonnave, Véronique Robichaud, Debra Shepherd, Servaas van der Berg, Dieter von Fintel
Abstract | PDF (911 KB)

Defining and measuring informal employment in South Africa: A review of recent approaches
Stellenbosch Working Paper Series No. WP09/2010
Derek Yu
Abstract | PDF (728 KB)

South Africa’s economics of education: A stocktaking and an agenda for the way forward
Stellenbosch Working Paper Series No. WP06/2010
Martin Gusfsson, Thabo Mabogoane
Abstract | PDF (267 KB)

Policy note on pre-primary schooling: An empirical contribution to the 2009 Medium Term Strategic Framework
Stellenbosch Working Paper Series No. WP05/2010
Martin Gusfsson
Abstract | PDF (646 KB)

Poverty and inequality trends in South Africa using different survey data
Stellenbosch Working Paper Series No. WP04/2010
Derek Yu
Abstract | PDF (785 KB)

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