Post-Apartheid Trends in Gender Discrimination in South Africa: Analysis through Decomposition Techniques

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Debra Shepherd;
(2008)
  • Subject: Discrimination, Gender, South Africa
    • jel: jel:J71 | jel:J31
    mesheuropmc: health care economics and organizations

Using appropriate econometric methods and 11 representative household surveys, this paper empirically assesses the extent and evolution of gender discrimination in the South African labour market over the post-apartheid period. Attention is also paid to the role that an... View more
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