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HSRC Press :: Economics, Development & Innovation

Economics, Development & Innovation 29 titles
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Multinationals on the Periphery
DaimlerChrysler South Africa, human capital upgrading and regional economic development
Jo Lorentzen
Utilising the DaimlerChrysler human resources upgrade in one of South Africa’s least developed provinces as the basis, this is a well-developed case study of the relationship between human capital in host economies and international capital inflows. It describes how DaimlerChrysler upgraded human resources in its East London plant where the company manufactures the Mercedes C-Class model for export. Lorentzen explores the extent and depth of the upgrading along and beyond the automotive supply chain, and its repercussions on local education and training institutions. Finally, he analyses how foreign direct investment and local industrial development interact in the short and medium term, and hypothesises as to the possible longer-term outcomes in the absence of proper regional economic planning.
Format210mm x 148mm
Pages44
ISBN 100-7969-2131-8
ISBN 13978-07969-2131-4
Publish Year2006

Price:    R 95.00


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Attitudes to work and social security in South Africa
Attitudes to work and social security in South Africa
Michael Noble, Phakama Ntshongwana, Rebecca Surender

This paper presents findings from a module in the HSRC's 2006 South African Social Attitudes Survey that was designed by the Centre for the Analysis of South African Social Policy at the University of Oxford. Respondents were asked for their views on issues relating to the importance of work and the relationship between social grants and employment. The findings demonstrate a strong attachment to the labour market among the unemployed, support for more financial assistance for poor people including those who are unable to find work, and no evidence that social grants in South Africa foster a 'dependency culture'.

Format210mm x 280mm (Soft Cover)
Pages28
ISBN 100-7969-2219-5
ISBN 13978-07969-2219-9
Publish Year2008
RightsWorld Rights

Price:    R 98.00


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Confronting the Region
Confronting the Region
A profile of Southern Africa
Sanusha Naidu, Benjamin Roberts
This profile provides an understanding of the main developmental and institutional challenges that confront southern Africa. The authors highlight the political, economic and social conditions in the region and identify common trends. The paper also reviews the progress made in the promotion of greater regional integration.
Format210mm x 148mm (Soft Cover)
Pages64
ISBN 100-7969-2060-5
ISBN 13978-07969-2060-7
Publish Year2004
RightsWorld Rights

Price:    R 98.00


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Employment and Skills in South African Exports
Employment and Skills in South African Exports
Dirk Ernst van Seventer
This is the first in a planned series of papers to explore the respective role of traded an domestically oriented sectors in generating the employment needed to rapidly expand employment opportunities in South Africa

Format297mm x 210mm
Pages36
ISBN 100-7969-2106-7
ISBN 13978-07969-2106-2
Publish Year2006

Price:    R 98.00


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Food Security and Sustainable Development in Southern Africa
Food Security and Sustainable Development in Southern Africa
Scott Drimie, Simphiwe Mini
Southern Africa experienced acute food shortages during 2002 and 2003. Against this background, the authors of this occasional paper investigate the issues around food security, assess the outlook for global food security and draw their conclusions accordingly.
Format210mm x 148mm
Pages36
ISBN 100-7969-2028-1 (IRRD 6)
ISBN 13978-07969-2028-7
Publish Year2003

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Rural Tourism Development in South Africa
Rural Tourism Development in South Africa
Trends and challenges
Johan Viljoen, Kholadi Tlabela
The steadily increasing popularity of tourism in both developed and developing countries has led to an intriguing debate around its role in sustainable development. In this concise overview, Johan Viljoen begins by defining rural tourism and examining international trends in rural tourism development in both developed and developing contexts.
Format160mm x 113mm
Pages40
ISBN 100-7969-2180-6
ISBN 13978-07969-2180-2
Publish Year2006

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Earnings inequality in South Africa 1995–2003
Earnings inequality in South Africa 1995–2003
Ingrid Woolard, Chris Woolard
It is generally accepted that the gap between the earnings of unskilled and semi-skilled workers on the one hand, and skilled and highly skilled workers, on the other, narrowed in South Africa during the 1970s and 1980s. This paper investigates whether the gap between the real earnings of highly skilled and low-skilled workers in the formal sector of the South African economy continued to narrow after this country’s transition to democracy.
Format297mm x 210mm
Pages44
ISBN 100-7969-2173-3
ISBN 13978-07969-2173-4
Publish Year2006

Price:    R 105.00


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Evaluation of the Readucate Pilot Project in the Northern Cape Province
Evaluation of the Readucate Pilot Project in the Northern Cape Province
Final report
Johan Wydeman
Dr Johan Wydeman's report evaluates the success of the Readucate educational pilot project in reaching its specific objectives and achieving its intended outputs. Key performance indicators included assessing any change in learning culture and community involvement, improved school results and sustainability.
Format295mm x 210mm
Pages52
ISBN 100-7969-1925-9
ISBN 13978-07969-1925-0
Publish Year1999

Price:    R 105.00


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ICT skills at the intermediate level in South Africa
ICT skills at the intermediate level in South Africa
Insights into private provision and labour market demand
Salim Akoojee, Fabian Arends, Joan Roodt

Both the government and the private sector have recognised the invaluable role that information and communication technology (ICT) plays in responding to national socio-economic imperatives. The importance of ICT skills to the economic, social and political trajectory in a globalised context cannot therefore be over-emphasised. The potential of, and limitations to, intermediate-level ICT skills in so far as they contribute to South Africa’s human resource capacity is considered essential to the current form and future trajectory of the country’s development.

Format210mm x 280mm (Soft Cover)
Pages72
ISBN 100-7969-2198-9
ISBN 13978-07969-2198-7
Publish Year2007

Price:    R 115.00


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Human Sciences Research Council
Human Sciences Research Council
Institutional Review 2003
HSRC
The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) is South Africa's statutory reseach agency dedicated to policy-relevant social science. In 2003 the HSRC was evaluated by an independent panel appointed by the Minister of Science and Technology. This publication contains the report presented by the panel.
Format210mm x 148mm
Pages160
ISBN 100-7969-2057-5
ISBN 13978-07969-2057-7
Publish Year2003

Price:    R 120.00


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Mapping ICT Access in South Africa
Mapping ICT Access in South Africa
Kholadi Thlabela, Joan Roodt, Andrew Paterson, Gina Weir-Smith
The current and future capacity of South Africa to generate and sustain access to information and communication technologies (ICT) for its citizens is an important development priority. The Accelerated and Shared Growth Initiative of South Africa (ASGISA), launched by government in 2006, identified key factors which are affecting South Africa’s drive to achieve 6% economic growth and to halve unemployment and poverty in South Africa by 2014. One of these factors is the cost of telecommunications. Together, the cost of telecommunications and the availability of ICT infrastructure will crucially facilitate or frustrate attempts to improve levels of access to ICT.
Format210mm x 280mm
Pages88
ISBN 100-7969-2182-2
ISBN 13978-07969-2182-6
Publish Year2006

Price:    R 120.00


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Main results of the South African Innovation Survey 2005
Main results of the South African Innovation Survey 2005
A survey undertaken on behalf of DST by CeSTII
William Blankley, Cheryl Moses

Innovation is widely acknowledged as being key to economic growth and progress, particularly as innovation by business enterprises is vital in ensuring their future success and competitiveness in an increasingly competitive global market. With this in mind, the Centre for Science, Technology and Innovation Indicators (CeSTII) was commissioned by the Department of Science and Technology (DST) to undertake a national innovation survey based on international best practice.

Format210mm x 280mm (Soft Cover)
Pages200
ISBN 100-7969-2240-3
ISBN 13978-07969-2240-3
Publish Year2009
RightsWorld Rights

Price:    R 125.00


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Linking Universities and Marginalised Communities
Linking Universities and Marginalised Communities
South African case studies of innovation focused on livelihoods in informal settings
Glenda Kruss , Michael Gastrow
Linking Universities and marginalised communities examines how South African universities engage with the informal sector in marginalised communities to improve livelihoods through inclusive innovation. The knowledge imperatives of universities are explored in relation to the public good and social justice, and the roles of innovation and technology transfer. Case studies provide examples of coherence between teaching, research, innovation and community engagement, and illustrate the enablers and constraints to such interaction. These insights find policy application in the spheres of higher education, science and technology, and economic development. The analysis also provides lessons for innovation studies, pointing out the need to refine the notion of innovation so that it may be more appropriate for the developmental challenges of countries such as South Africa.
Format148mm x 210mm
Pages144
ISBN 13978-0-7969-2500-8
Publish YearJune 2015
RightsWorld Rights

Price:    R 130.00


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Mobility of Human Resources and Systems of Innovation
Mobility of Human Resources and Systems of Innovation
A Review of Literature
Thomas E. Pogue
In any system of innovation, the constituency of participating individuals plays a large role in determining its strengths and weaknesses. A fundamentally mobile resource, individuals are influenced by a complex nexus of factors prompting their movements. This book is a review of the literature on the topic and is designed as a resource for anyone interested in analysing human mobility and the factors and policies through which it influences innovation.
Format210mm x 280mm
Pages84
ISBN 100-7969-2185-7
ISBN 13978-07969-2185-7
Publish Year2007

Price:    R 133.00


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Micro-Finance in Rural Communities in Southern Africa
Micro-Finance in Rural Communities in Southern Africa
Country and pilot site case studies, policy issues and recommendations
HSRC
This report was prepared for the Integrated Rural Development Program (IRDP). It explores the demand for and access to financial services in three pilot sites in rural Zimbabwe, Mozambique and South Africa. The study examines developments in micro-finance, best practices in a rural context and key policy issues.
Format296mm x 210mm
Pages180
ISBN 100-7969-2000-1
ISBN 13978-07969-2000-3
Publish Year2002

Price:    R 137.00


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