Hinks, T., 2009. Job Satisfaction and Employment Equity in South Africa. Working Paper. Bath, U. K.: Department of Economics, University of Bath. (Bath Economics Research Papers; 23/09)
This paper is the first to estimate job satisfaction equations in post-Apartheid South Africa. Earnings and relative earnings are both found to contribute to greater job satisfaction. Racial group is also an important predictor of job satisfaction but when interacted with a proxy for affirmative action legislation it is found that black job satisfaction is positively correlated with this legislation whereas coloured and to a lesser extent white job satisfaction is diminished.
|Item Type ||Reports/Papers (Working Paper)|
|Uncontrolled Keywords||employment equity, job satisfaction, ordered probit, south africa|
|Departments||Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences > Economics|
|Research Centres||Bath Economics Research|
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