Job Satisfaction and Employment Equity in South Africa


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 Working Papers; 23/09)

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    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)
    CreatorsHinks, T.
    Uncontrolled Keywordsemployment equity,job satisfaction,ordered probit,south africa
    DepartmentsFaculty of Humanities & Social Sciences > Economics
    Research CentresBath Economics Research
    ID Code15956


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