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  • Wittenberg, Martin (Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, 2009-02)
    When asset indices are used in regressions the coefficients obtained are typically difficult to interpret. We show how lower bounds on expenditure effects can be extracted, if the relationship between the assets and ...
  • Wittenberg, Martin (Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, 2013-10)
    Bhorat and van der Westhuizen (2013) use asset indices to explore inequality in post-Apartheid South Africa. We show that the way in which the asset indices were transformed to calculate the Gini coefficients does not ...
  • Wittenberg, Martin (Review of Income and Wealth, 2013)
    We show that body mass increases with economic resources among most Southern Africans, although not all. Among Black South Africans the relationship is non-decreasing over virtually the entire range of incomes/wealth. ...

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