The post-apartheid labour market series

Type Journal Article - Research Data Journal for the Humanities and Social Sciences
Title The post-apartheid labour market series
Volume 5
Issue 1
Publication (Day/Month/Year) 2020
Page numbers 39-49
The Post-Apartheid Labour Market Series (palms) is a compilation of microdata from 69 household surveys conducted in South Africa. The dataset and the code used to create the data are publicly available from DataFirst, a data repository at the University of Cape Town ( To harmonise the data required understanding the differences across the surveys, which has generated new knowledge about the South African labour market.

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