H. Bhorat

University of Cape Town (UCT) - Development Policy Research Unit

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Income and Non-Income Inequality in Post-Apartheid South Africa: What are the Drivers and Possible Policy Interventions?

Number of pages: 80 Posted: 17 Sep 2009
University of Cape Town (UCT) - Development Policy Research Unit, University of Cape Town and University of Cape Town (UCT)
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income, non-income inequality

Income and Non-Income Inequality in Post-Apartheid South Africa: What are the Drivers and Possible Policy Interventions?

Development Policy Research Unit DPRU Working Paper No. 09/138
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 04 Dec 2012
University of Cape Town (UCT) - Development Policy Research Unit, University of Cape Town and University of Cape Town (UCT)
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income inequality, social transfers, negative income growth

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Poverty and Well-Being in Post-Apartheid South Africa: an Overview of Data, Outcomes and Policy

DPRU Working Paper 05/101
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 02 May 2007
H. Bhorat and Ravi Kanbur
University of Cape Town (UCT) - Development Policy Research Unit and Cornell University
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poverty and well-being, households, unemployment, poverty and inequality

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Graduate Unemployment in the Context of Skills Shortages, Education and Training: Findings from a Firm Survey

DPRU Working Paper No. 06/115
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 25 Feb 2007
University of Cape Town (UCT) - Development Policy Research Unit, University of Cape Town (UCT) - Development Policy Research Unit, University of Cape Town (UCT) - Development Policy Research Unit, University of Cape Town, University of Cape Town and University of Cape Town
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graduate unemployment, schooling and higher education system

Understanding the Efficiency and Effectiveness of the Dispute Resolution System in South Africa: An Analysis of CCMA Data

Development Policy Research Unit DPRU Working Paper No. 09/137
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 04 Dec 2012
H. Bhorat, Kalie Pauw and Liberty Mncube
University of Cape Town (UCT) - Development Policy Research Unit, University of Cape Town (UCT) - Development Policy Research Unit and University of Cape Town
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labour regulatory regime, dispute resolution system, commission for conciliation, mediation and arbitration (CCMA)

Understanding the Efficiency and Effectiveness of the Dispute Resolution System in South Africa: An Analysis of CCMA Data

DPRU Working Paper 09-137
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 09 Aug 2009
H. Bhorat, Kalie Pauw and Liberty Mncube
University of Cape Town (UCT) - Development Policy Research Unit, University of Cape Town (UCT) - Development Policy Research Unit and University of Cape Town
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South Africa, labour regulation, labour regulatory environment, dispute resolution, CCMA

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Understanding Contemporary Household Inequality in South Africa

DPRU Working Paper 99/25.
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 12 Nov 2006
Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town (UCT) - Development Policy Research Unit and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Analysing Wage Formation in the South African Labour Markets: The Role of Bargaining Councils

Development Policy Research Unit Working Paper No. 09/135
Number of pages: 98 Posted: 04 Dec 2012
University of Cape Town (UCT) - Development Policy Research Unit, University of Cape Town and University of Cape Town (UCT) - Development Policy Research Unit
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bargaining councils, South Africa

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The Present as a Legacy of the Past: The Labour Market, Inequality and Poverty in South Africa

DPRU Working Paper No. 99/29
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 10 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 20 Dec 2010
Servaas van der Berg and H. Bhorat
Stellenbosch University and University of Cape Town (UCT) - Development Policy Research Unit
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household types, poverty, poverty measures

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The Gender Wage Gap in the Post-Apartheid South African Labour Market

University of Cape Town Development Policy Research Unit Working Paper No. 12/148
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 04 Dec 2012
H. Bhorat and Sumayya Goga
University of Cape Town (UCT) - Development Policy Research Unit and University of Cape Town (UCT) - Development Policy Research Unit
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Welfare Shifts in the Post-Apartheid South Africa: A Comprehensive Measurement of Changes

DPRU Working Paper No. 07-128
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 07 Nov 2007
University of Cape Town (UCT) - Development Policy Research Unit, University of Cape Town and University of Cape Town (UCT) - Development Policy Research Unit
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South Africa, Welfare shifts, public assets, private assets

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A Synthesis of Current Issues in the Labour Regulatory Environment

Development Policy Research Unit Working Paper No. 09/135
Posted: 04 Dec 2012
University of Cape Town (UCT) - Development Policy Research Unit and University of Cape Town
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labor regulatory environment, labour law, labor market reforms

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Correlates of Vulnerability in the South African Labour Market

DPRU Working Paper No. 99/27
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 11 Jun 2007
H. Bhorat and Murray Leibbrandt
University of Cape Town (UCT) - Development Policy Research Unit and Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit
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houserhold poverty measures, labour markets, employment by race

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A Nation in Search of Jobs: Six Possible Policy Suggestions for Employment Creation in South Africa

University of Cape Town Development Policy Research Unit Working Paper No. 12/150
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 05 Dec 2012
H. Bhorat
University of Cape Town (UCT) - Development Policy Research Unit
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Public Expenditure and Poverty Alleviation in the South African Labour Market

DPRU WP No. 99/26
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 25 Jun 2007
H. Bhorat
University of Cape Town (UCT) - Development Policy Research Unit
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alleviating poverty, households, policy prescription

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Shifts in Non-Income Welfare in South Africa: 1993-2004

DPRU Working Paper No. 06/108
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 26 Nov 2006
University of Cape Town (UCT) - Development Policy Research Unit, University of Cape Town and University of Cape Town
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non-income welfare, household access, services and assets

Estimating the Impact of Minimum Wages on Employment, Wages and Non-Wage Benefits: The Case of Agriculture in South Africa

University of Cape Town Development Policy Research Unit Working Paper No. 12/149
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 04 Dec 2012
H. Bhorat, Ravi Kanbur and Benjamin Stanwix
University of Cape Town (UCT) - Development Policy Research Unit, Cornell University and University of Cape Town (UCT) - Development Policy Research Unit
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Estimating the Impact of Minimum Wages on Employment, Wages, and Non‐Wage Benefits: The Case of Agriculture in South Africa

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 96, Issue 5, pp. 1402-1419, 2014
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 15 Apr 2020
H. Bhorat, Ravi Kanbur and Benjamin Stanwix
University of Cape Town (UCT) - Development Policy Research Unit, Cornell University and University of Cape Town (UCT) - Development Policy Research Unit
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Minimum wage, agriculture, South Africa, wage, employment, hours of work

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Minimum Wages in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Primer

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9204
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 04 Sep 2015
H. Bhorat, Ravi Kanbur and Benjamin Stanwix
University of Cape Town (UCT) - Development Policy Research Unit, Cornell University and University of Cape Town (UCT) - Development Policy Research Unit
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Sub-Saharan Africa, minimum wages, wage regulation, employment elasticities, Kaitz indices, compliance

Minimum Wages in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Primer

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10760
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 11 Aug 2015
H. Bhorat, Ravi Kanbur and Benjamin Stanwix
University of Cape Town (UCT) - Development Policy Research Unit, Cornell University and University of Cape Town (UCT) - Development Policy Research Unit
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employment elasticities, minimum wages, Sub-Saharan Africca (SSA)

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Minimum Wage Violation in South Africa

University of Cape Town Development Policy Research Unit Working Paper No. 11/143
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 03 Dec 2012
H. Bhorat, Ravi Kanbur and Natasha Mayet
University of Cape Town (UCT) - Development Policy Research Unit, Cornell University and University of Cape Town (UCT) - Development Policy Research Unit
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Minimum wage legislation, South Africa, Labour Force Survey, enforcement

Institutional Wage Effects: Revisiting Union and Bargaining Council Wage Premia in South Africa

University of Cape Town Development Policy Research Unit Working Paper No. 11/146
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 04 Dec 2012
University of Cape Town (UCT) - Development Policy Research Unit, University of Cape Town (UCT) - Development Policy Research Unit and University of Cape Town
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union wage gap, South Africa, Labour Force Survey, public bargaining council systems

Institutional Wage Effects: Revisiting Union and Bargaining Council Wage Premia in South Africa

University of Cape Town Development Policy Research Unit Working Paper No. 12/151
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 05 Dec 2012
University of Cape Town (UCT) - Development Policy Research Unit, University of Cape Town and University of Cape Town (UCT) - Development Policy Research Unit
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Estimating a Poverty Line: An Application to Free Basic Municipal Services in South Africa

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 03 Dec 2012
University of Cape Town (UCT) - Development Policy Research Unit, University of Cape Town and University of Cape Town
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free basic services, households, poverty line

Estimating the Causal Effect of Enforcement on Minimum Wage Compliance : The Case of South Africa

University of Cape Town Development Policy Research Unit Working Paper No. 11/145
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 04 Dec 2012
H. Bhorat, Ravi Kanbur and Natasha Mayet
University of Cape Town (UCT) - Development Policy Research Unit, Cornell University and University of Cape Town (UCT) - Development Policy Research Unit
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Minimum Wage, Enforcement, Compliance, Depth of Violation, South Africa

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Labour Reform in South Africa: Measuring Regulation and a Synthesis of Policy Suggestions

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 04 Dec 2012
H. Bhorat and Halton Cheadle
University of Cape Town (UCT) - Development Policy Research Unit and University of Cape Town
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unemployment rates, market regulation, worker protection, labor regulation

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The Newly Unemployed and the UIF Take-Up Rate in the South African Labour Market

University of Cape Town Development Policy Research Unit Working Paper No. 12/147
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 04 Dec 2012
H. Bhorat and David Tseng
University of Cape Town (UCT) - Development Policy Research Unit and University of Cape Town (UCT) - Development Policy Research Unit
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Unemployment Insurance Fund, UIF, claim-waiting rate

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A Note on Measuring the Depth of Minimum Wage Violation

LABOUR, Vol. 27, Issue 2, pp. 192-197, 2013
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 09 May 2013
H. Bhorat, Ravi Kanbur and Natasha Mayet
University of Cape Town (UCT) - Development Policy Research Unit, Cornell University and University of Cape Town (UCT) - Development Policy Research Unit
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Sub-Saharan Africa's Manufacturing Sector: Building Complexity

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12073
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 05 Jun 2017
University of Cape Town (UCT) - Development Policy Research Unit, Cornell University, University of Cape Town (UCT) - Development Policy Research Unit and University of Cape Town (UCT) - Development Policy Research Unit
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Manufacturing sector; economic complexity; employment opportunities, sub-Saharan Africa.

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Determinants of Grade 12 Pass Rates in the Post-Apartheid South African Schooling System

Journal of African Economies, Vol. 18, Issue 4, pp. 634-666, 2009
Posted: 15 Jul 2009
H. Bhorat and Morne Oosthuizen
University of Cape Town (UCT) - Development Policy Research Unit and University of Cape Town

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Household Inequality and the Labor Market in South Africa

Posted: 09 Sep 2001
Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town (UCT) - Development Policy Research Unit and University of Port Elizabeth - Department of Economics

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Labour Reform in South Africa: Measuring Regulation and a Synthesis of Policy Suggestions

Development Policy Research Unit (DPRU) Working Paper 09/139
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 17 Nov 2012
H. Bhorat and Halton Cheadle
University of Cape Town (UCT) - Development Policy Research Unit and University of Cape Town
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