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Hiv status and labor market participation in south africa

James Levinsohn

Hiv status and labor market participation in south africa

by James Levinsohn

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementJames A. Levinsohn ... [et al.].
SeriesNBER working paper series -- working paper 16901, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research : Online) -- working paper no. 16901.
ContributionsNational Bureau of Economic Research
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LC ClassificationsHB1
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
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Open LibraryOL24866451M
LC Control Number2011656087

The South African labour market is more favourable to men than it is to women and men are more likely to be in paid employment than women, regardless of race. According to the Quarterly Labour Force Survey released by Statistics South Africa, the official unemployment rate . Youth Employment Interventions in Africa 1 Youth Employment Interventions in Africa Table The labour market status of the beneficiaries of the interventions Figure Youth Labour Force Participation rates in Africa 44 Figure The female to File Size: 2MB.

Description The research paper under review is one of seven papers produced as part of an overall ‘scoping exercise’. The purpose of which was to “review available information on the functioning of the labour market in South Africa, identify agencies involved in this work – whether in research or implementation, and identify critical gaps based on a good overview of ‘best developing. Covid The Reality: Workplace Matters After Lockdown. 13 May ( - ) (Fully Booked) Interactive Online Course. 13 May ( - ) (Fully Booked).

Household-Level Impacts. HIV/AIDS infects and kills young and middle-aged adults preferentially, the age group that comprises household heads, mothers and fathers of young children and adolescents, caregivers for the old and sick, transmitters of agricultural and livelihood knowledge and skills, and custodians of social safety nets (Commission on HIV/AIDS and Governance in Africa, ). The global labour market at a glance 5 Labour force participation 9 Employment-to-population ratio 11 Informality and status in employment 12 Structural transformation and job quality 14 Income 15 Unemployment 18 Extended labour underutilization 23 Labour markets and social unrest 24 2. Employment and social trends by region 27 Africa


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Hiv status and labor market participation in south africa by James Levinsohn Download PDF EPUB FB2

This paper provides the first nationally representative estimates of the impact of HIV status on labor market outcomes for southern Africa. We find that being HIV-positive is associated with a 6 to 7 percentage point increase in the likelihood of being unemployed.

South Africans with less than a high school education are 10 to 11 percentage points more likely to be unemployed if they are HIV-positive. HIV Status and Labor Market Participation in South Africa. [James A Levinsohn; Zoë McLaren; Olive Shisana; Khangelani Zuma] -- Because individuals with HIV are more likely to fall into poverty, and the poor may be at higher risk of contracting HIV, simple estimates of the effect of HIV status on economic outcomes will tend.

of HIV status on an individual’s labor market outcomes. The paper contributes to a better understanding of the economic impact of HIV/AIDS and the role HIV/AIDS plays in reinforcing inequality in South Africa. The existence of an impact of HIV on labor market participation is hotly debated in South by: HIV Status and Labor Market Participation in South Africa James Levinsohn, Zoë M.

McLaren, Olive Shisana and Khangelani Zuma Posted Online Ma Cited by: HIV STATUS AND LABOR MARKET PARTICIPATION IN SOUTH AFRICA endogeneity issue in the literature, there have been few direct comparisons of multiple estimators for the same problem.

We use both methods as a marginal methodological contribution and, more important, a robustness check. Propensity score reweighting and the control function. HIV Status and Labor Market Participation in South Africa. By James A. Levinsohn, Zoë McLaren, Olive Shisana and Khangelani Zuma.

Get PDF ( KB) Abstract. Because individuals with HIV are more likely to fall into poverty, and the poor may be at higher risk of contracting HIV, simple estimates of the effect of HIV status on economic outcomes.

The existence of an impact of HIV on labor market participation is hotly debated in South Africa. Some argue that HIV is a severe constraint on curren t economic growth because.

Downloadable. Because individuals with HIV are more likely to fall into poverty, and the poor may be at higher risk of contracting HIV, simple estimates of the effect of HIV status on economic outcomes will tend to be biased.

In this paper, we use two econometric methods based on the propensity score to estimate the causal effect of HIV status on employment outcomes in South Africa.

We provide the first nationally representative estimates of the impact of HIV status on employment outcomes for southern Africa.

Being HIV positive is associated with an increase of 6 to 7 percentage points in the likelihood of unemployment overall and 10. The impact of HIV/AIDS on the labour market in South Africa 3 and scope of the epidemic in other sub-populations (men, non-pregnant women, children, older people, and population groups other than Africans), as well as other socio-economic categories not covered in.

HIV status and labor market participation in South Africa. [James Levinsohn; National Bureau of Economic Research.;] -- Because individuals with HIV are more likely to fall into poverty, and the poor may be at higher risk of contracting HIV, simple estimates of the effect of HIV status on economic outcomes will tend.

of HIV status on an individual’s labor market participation. As such, the paper contributes to a better understanding of the economic impact of HIV/AIDS. The existence of an impact of HIV on labor market participation is hotly debated in South Africa.

Some argue that HIV is a severe constraint on current economic growth because. Topic: "HIV Status and Labor Market Participation in South Africa (ESSA event)" Venue: Schumann B Jim Levinsohn is the J.

Ira Harris Professor of Public Policy at the University of Michigan. South Africans with less than a high school education are close to 11 percentage points more likely to be unemployed if they are HIV-positive.

HIV status confers a disadvantage despite high unemployment rates, and reinforces existing inequalities in South Africa. Labour-Market Database for South Africa with HIV/AIDS Detail by LOUISE ROOS Centre of Policy Studies Monash University General Paper No.

G May ISSN 1 ISBN 1 43 5 The Centre of Policy Studies (COPS) is a research centre at Monash University devoted to economy-wide modelling of economic policy issues.

HIV STATUS AND LABOR MARKET PARTICIPATION IN SOUTH AFRICA 99 endogeneity issue in the literature, there have been few direct use both methods as a marginal methodological contribution and, more important, a robustness check.

Propensity score reweighting and the control function. HIV/AIDS to unemployment and the third focuses on the role of the intra-household. transfers in keeping unemployment high.

The rst chapter examines the labor market impact of the largest AIDS treatment. program in the world which enrolled overpatients between and Cited by: 1. The international labor organization (ILO) estimates that at least 23 million workers in the prime labor force (aged15 to 49 years) are infected with HIV.

More than 70% of the world's HIV/AIDS infected population lives in Africa. Within the Africa region, the Southern. A threat to decent work, productivity and development Document for discussion at the Special High-Level Meeting on HIV/AIDS and the South Africa uses Thailand's recipe to prevent without HIV/AIDS, and their labour forces in the year will beFile Size: KB.

In accordance with both the common law and Section 14 of the Constitution of South Africa Act, No. ofall persons with HIV or AIDS have a right to privacy, including privacy concerning their HIV or AIDS status. Table 1. Employment by industry (South Africa, First Quarter ) Table 2.

Age distribution by labour force status (South Africa, First Quarter ) Table 3. Summary statistics of age distribution by labour force status (South Africa, First Quarter ) Table 4. Employment by industry Table 5. Employed population by occupation and SE Table 6.SA Journal of Demography, 8(1), 47 The impact of HIV/Aids on the South African labour market from a critical perspective CAREL VAN AARDT This article focuses on the current and future impact of HIV/AIDS on the South African labour market from a.South African Reserve Bank.

4 The current socio-economic situation in South Africa poses two challenges. The one is to provide opportunities for the integration of the marginalised and excluded population into productive activities and the general mainstream economy primarily through employment and general labour market participation.