Saturday, August 19, 2017

Social Security and Employment

The potential of social grants expenditure to promote local economic development and job creation

South Africa’s publicly funded social safety net, which consists of multiple conditional cash grants, has… Read More

Policy Options to Leverage the System of Social Grants for Improved Access to Economic Opportunity

The distribution of social grants in South Africa expanded considerably between 2001 and 2007. However,… Read More

Overview of Developmental Social Welfare Service Budgets 2004/05-2007/08

Streak provides an overview of social welfare budgets in South Africa. She starts by reviewing… Read More

Budgeting for job creation in social welfare services: exploring EPWP opportunities

Plaatjies and Nicolaou-Manias consider the budgeting process for social welfare services. Creating jobs in social… Read More

Expanding Early Childhood Development Services: Labour Market Challenges

Altman outlines some of the challenges in rapidly expanding early childhood development (ECD) service delivery… Read More

Social security for young people amidst high poverty and unemployment: some policy options for South Africa

South African youth experience extremely high levels of unemployment and poverty. Currently there is no… Read More

Social grants to promote youth employment: some policy options

South African youth experience extremely high levels of unemployment and poverty. Currently there is no… Read More

Employment Creation Through the Provision of Social Development Services: Exploring the Options

The high unemployment rate in South Africa is a central concern of policy makers. Because… Read More

Determinants of Income Mobility and Household Poverty Dynamics in South Africa

Woolard and Klaasen analyse household income mobility dynamics among Africans in South Africa’s most populous… Read More