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Type Working Paper - Development Policy Research Unit
Title Emergent black affluence and social mobility in post-Apartheid South Africa
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Issue 04/87
Publication (Day/Month/Year) 2004
URL http://www.dpru.uct.ac.za/sites/default/files/image_tool/images/36/DPRU PB 05-05.pdf
Abstract
Firstly, the paper at tempts to identify the features that distinguish the affluent and specifically the black affluent from the rest of the population with a descriptive analysis. The paper investigates how affluence predictors vary between different race groups. It shows a dramatic increase in black affluence. Household heads be longing to this group, how ever, have educational attainment levels exceeding the average for the affluent suggesting that income might rise to match or exceed average levels for the affluent as the group matures.

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Burger, Rulof, Ronelle Burger, and Servaas van der Berg. "Emergent black affluence and social mobility in post-Apartheid South Africa." Development Policy Research Unit , no. 04/87 (2004).
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