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BURGER R, DASGUPTA I, OWENS T. A Model of non-governmental organization regulation with an application to Uganda. Economic Development and Cultural Change 2015; 64(1):71-111.

BURGER R, DASGUPTA I, OWENS T. Why pay NGOs to involve the community?. Annales de L’economie Publique Sociale et Cooperative/Annals of Public and Cooperative Economics 2015; 86(1):7-31.

BURGER R, LOUW M, DE OLIVEIRA PEGADO AUGUSTO BBI, VAN DER BERG S. Understanding consumption patterns of the established and emerging South African black middle class. Development Southern Africa 2015; 32(1):41-56.

BURGER R, STEENEKAMP CL, VAN DER BERG S, ZOCH A. The emergent middle class in contemporary South Africa: Examining and comparing rival approaches. Development Southern Africa 2015; 32(1):25-40.

BURGER RP, TEAL F. The effect of schooling on worker productivity: Evidence from a South African industry panel. Journal of African Economies 2015; 24(5):629-644.

BURGER RP, VAN DER BERG S, VON FINTEL DP. The unintended consequences of education policies on South African participation and unemployment. South African Journal of Economics 2015; 83(1):74-100.

GUSTAFSSON MA. Enrolment ratios and related puzzles in developing countries: Approaches for interrogating the data drawing from the case of South Africa. International Journal of Educational Development 2015; 42:63-72.

MEEHAN S, LEON N, NAIDOO P, JENNINGS K, BURGER R, BEYERS N. Availability and acceptability of HIV counselling and testing services. A qualitative study comparing clients’ experiences of accessing HIV testing at public sector primary health care facilities or non-governmental mobile services in Cape Town, South Africa. BMC Public Health 2015; 15:845, 10 pages.

PIENAAR LP, VON FINTEL DP. Hunger in the former apartheid homelands: Determinants of convergence one century after the 1913 Land Act. Agrekon 2015; 53(4):38-67.

SPAULL NA, TAYLOR SGS. “Access to what? Creating a composite measure of educational quantity and educational quality for 11 African Countries. Comparative Education Review 2015; 59(1):133-165.

TAYLOR SGS, SPAULL NA. Measuring access to learning over a period of increased access to schooling: The case of Southern and Eastern Africa since 2000. International Journal of Educational Development 2015; 41(1):47-59.

TAYLOR SGS, VAN DER BERG S, REDDY V, JANSE VAN RENSBURG D. The evolution of educational inequalities through secondary school: Evidence from a South African panel study. Development Southern Africa 2015; 32(4):425-442.

VON FINTEL M. Subjective well-being, reference groups and relative standing in post-apartheid South Africa. African Review of Economics and Finance 2015; 7(1):6-31.

WAGSTAFF A, DMTRACZENKO T, ALMEIDA G, BUISMAN L, BREDENKAMP C, ET AL. Assessing Latin America’s progress toward achieving universal health coverage. Health Affairs 2015; 34(10):1704-1712.WILLS G. Informing principal policy reforms in South Africa through data-based evidence. South African Journal of Childhood Education 2015; 5(2):95-122.

BURGER, C. & JANSEN, A. Increasing Block Tariff Structures as a Water Subsidy Mechanism in South Africa: An Exploratory Analysis. Development Southern Africa 2014; 31(4): 553-562. [online] available from

BURGER, R. P. & VON FINTEL, D. P. Rising Unemployment in a Growing Economy: A Business Cycle, Generational and Life Cycle Perspective of Post-Transition South Africa’s Labour Market. Studies in Economics and Econometrics (SEE) 2014; 38(1): 35-64. [online] available from

MAUGHAN-BROWN, B. & SPAULL, N. HIV-Related Discrimination Among Grade Six Students in Nine Southern African Countries. PLoS ONE 2014; 9(8): 1-11. [online] available from

SCHÖER, V.; RANKIN, N. A. & ROBERTS, G. A. Accessing the First Job in a Slack Labour Market: Job Matching in South Africa. Journal of International Development 2014; 26(1): 1-22. [online] available from

TAYLOR, S. Reviewing the Language Compensation Policy in the National Senior Certificate. Perspectives in Education 2014; 32(1): 124-141. [online] available from

VAN DER BERG, S. Inequality, Poverty and Prospects for Redistribution. Development Southern Africa 2014; 31(2): 197-218. [online] available from

VAN DER BERG, S. The Transition from Apartheid: Social Spending Shifts Preceded Political Reform. Economic History of Developing Regions 2014; 29(2): 234-244. [online] available from

ZOCH, A. Life Chances and Class: Estimating Inequality of Opportunity for Children and Adolescents in South Africa. Development Southern Africa 2014; 32(1): 57-75. [online] available from

COETZEE, M. Finding the benefits: Estimating the impact of The South African Child Support Grant.South African Journal of Economics 2013; 81(3):427-450. [online] available from

CHRISTIAN, C. S. Exploring ways to improve health system performance in developing countries. (Book review) Development Southern Africa 2013;29(5):767 – 769.[online] available from

CHRISTIAN, C. S. and CRISP, N. Management in the South African public health sector: An x-inefficiency perspective. Development Southern Africa 2012; 29(5):725 – 737.[online] available from

BURGER, R. Reconsidering the case for enhancing NGO accountability via regulation. Voluntas 2012;23(1) : 85-108.[online] available from

BURGER, R. , BREDENKAMP, C. , GROBLER, C. and VAN DER BERG, S. Have public health spending and access in South Africa become more equitable since the end of apartheid? Development Southern Africa 2012; 29(5): 681 – 703[online] available from

REDDY, V., VAN DER BERG, S., JANSE VAN RENSBURG, D. and TAYLOR, S. Educational outcomes: Pathways and performance in South African high schools. South African Journal of Science 2012; 108(3/4): 1-4[online] available from

SPAULL, N. The Gospel according to Banerjee and Duflo (Book review). Development Southern Africa 2012; 29(1): 191-2
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SPAULL, N. Poverty & privilege: Primary school inequality in South Africa. International Journal of Educational Development 2012; (2012) : 1-12.[online] available from

VAN DER BERG, S. and MOSES, E. How better targeting of social spending affects social delivery in South Africa. Development Southern Africa 2012; 29(1): 127-139[online] available from

GUSTAFSSON, M. and MABOGOANE, T. South Africa’s economics of education: A stocktaking and an agenda for the way forward. Development Southern Africa 2012; 29(3): 351-364.[online] available from

YU, D. Defining and measuring informal employment in South Africa. Development Southern Africa 2012; 29(1): 157-175
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COETZEE, M. Finding the benefits: Estimating the impact of the South African Child Support Grant. South African Journal of Economics (Forthcoming).

BURGER R, OWENS T. Promoting transparency in the NGO Sector: Examining the availability and reliability of self-reported data. World Development 2010; 38(9) : 1263-1277.[online] available from

VON FINTEL DP, FOURIE J. Dynamics of inequality in a newly settled pre-industrial society: The case of the Cape Colony. Cliometrica 2010; 4(3) : 229-267.[online] available from