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Institutions, Wage Differentiation and the Structure of Employment in South Africa

Principal Investigator: Nattrass, N

Institutions matter. More specifically, Bargaining Councils matter in contemporary South Africa in terms of their effects on the differentiation of wages and the structure of employment. Institutions established more than eighty years ago continue today, even after the abandonment of their original rationale in terms of perpetuating a racist hierarchy, to exclude non-privileged workers from regulated employment.

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