Author: Dorrit Posel

A reconsideration of what and who is middle class in South Africa
In this paper, we revisit ‘what and who’ is middle clas...
25 September 2012
Working Paper
Relative standing and subjective well-being in South Africa: The role of perceptions, expectations and inco...
Most studies that explore the impact of relative standing on subjec...
23 September 2012
Working Paper
Gendered Trends in Poverty in the Post-Apartheid Period, 1997 - 2006
This study investigates whether trends in the extent, depth and sev...
23 September 2012
Working Paper
English Language Proficiency and Earnings in a Developing Country: The Case of South Africa
In this paper we explore the relationship between English language ...
22 September 2012
Working Paper
Sex ratios and racial differences in marriage rates in South Africa
In South Africa, marriage rates among white women aged 20 to 34 are...
22 September 2012
Working Paper
Unions and the gender wage gap in South Africa
Studies of the wage effects of unions in South Africa have been con...
20 September 2012
Working Paper