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Human capital, informality and labour market outcomes in sub-Saharan Africa

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In this thesis I explore three topics in labour economics, using micro data from South Africa and Tanzania.

South Africa suffers from extremely high income inequality, in part as a result of comprehensive Apartheid-era racial discrimination. The first topic explores possible explanations for the extremely large earnings differences across different types of employment for black South Africans, using the KwaZulu-Natal Income Dynamics Study data. I analyse the relative importance of in...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Economics
Oxford college:
St Antony's College
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Division:
SSD
Department:
Economics
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Supervisor
Publication date:
2011
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
Language:
English
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2012-08-16

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