SALDRU – New Logo, Rebooted Mission

Murray Leibbrandt

The Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit (SALDRU) has a new logo! The Director of SALDRU and the pro-vice-chancellor of UCT’s Poverty and Inequality Initiative, locates the changed logo with the organisations mission in an interview. He argues that the branding change: “This brings us back to contemporary South Africa and how it works; how people get … Continue reading SALDRU – New Logo, Rebooted Mission

LIS summer workshop

Applications are open for the LIS summer workshop: 2018 LIS Summer Workshop will be held 01 - 06 July in Luxembourg. The workshop is a one-week intensive course designed to introduce researchers in the social sciences to comparative research in income distribution, employment and social policy, using the Luxembourg Income Study Database (LIS) and the Luxembourg Wealth Study … Continue reading LIS summer workshop

Launch: New South Africa Review: The Crises of Inequality

new south africa review

The current edition of the New South Africa Review is on inequality. It promises an engaging and challenging read. The book intro reads as follows: Despite the transition from apartheid to democracy, South Africa is the most unequal country in the world. Its extremes of wealth and poverty undermine intensifying struggles for a better life … Continue reading Launch: New South Africa Review: The Crises of Inequality