JEL code: Z13

Economic Sociology; Economic Anthropology; Social and Economic Stratification

Financial development and income inequality: a nonlinear econometric analysis of 21 Afr...
A panel data analysis of financial inequality was conducted using t...
Lindokuhle T. Zungu, Lorraine Greyling
Working Paper
The effect of colonial and pre-colonial institutions on contemporary education in Africa
This paper argues that contrary to previous findings, present-day e...
Matthew W. Clance, Leoné Walters, Carolyn Chisadza
Working Paper
The Comfort of the Future: The Role of Social Norms in Constructing the Ideal towards S...
In light of the high energy consumption associated with Heating Ven...
Joseph O. Akotey, Nyankomo Marwa, Love O. Idahosa
Policy Brief
Homelessness, Property Rights, and Institutional Logics
We explore whether there is evidence of property rights amongst the...
John M. Luiz, James Rycroft
Working Paper
Peer Networks and Tobacco Consumption in South Africa
This paper deepens the empirical analysis of peer networks by consi...
Alfred K. Mukong
Policy Brief
Social networks and maternal health care utilisation in Tanzania
Social networks are increasingly being recognised as having an impo...
Justine Burns, Alfred K. Mukong
Working Paper
A Portrait of Informal Sector Credit and Interest Rates in Malawi: Interpolated Monthly...
Although informal finance forms a large part of their financial sec...
Harold P. E. Ngawala
Working Paper
The Good African Society Index
This paper constructs a Good Society Index for 45 African countries...
Ferdi Botha
Working Paper
The Good African Society Index
This paper constructs a Good Society Index for 45 African countries...
Ferdi Botha
Working Paper
Family Functioning and Life Satisfaction and Happiness in South African Household
Families form an integral part of society and in fostering individu...
Frikkie Booysens, Ferdi Botha
Working Paper
Life satisfaction and education in South Africa: Investigating the role of attainment a...
This paper explores various dynamics in the relationship between li...
Ferdi Botha
Working Paper
A reconsideration of what and who is middle class in South Africa
In this paper, we revisit ‘what and who’ is middle clas...
Justin Visagie, Dorrit Posel
Working Paper
Social Networks and Ethnic Niches: An Econometric Analysis of the Manufacturing Sector ...
This paper analyses the link between social networks and ethnic occ...
Andre Hofmeyr
Working Paper
Does Human Generate Social and Institutional Capital? Exploring Evidence From Time Seri...
This paper presents an analysis of the interaction of human capital...
Johannes W. Fedderke, John M. Luiz
Working Paper
Human and social capital in Soweto in 1999 - preliminary report on field study: Backgro...
Policy Paper (Interest) 04 This paper summarises data that were gat...
Policy Paper

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