Decent Standard of Living

LETTER: Minimum wages did not destroy jobs in Germany

LETTER: Minimum wages did not destroy jobs in Germany

SIR — Jasson Urbach claims (Business Day, September 4) that the introduction of the national minimum wage in Germany had “adverse consequences” and cost...

Towards a Decent Standard of Living – Policy Brief Number 4

The discussion regarding a decent standard of living in South Africa has received renewed impetus with the ratification in 2015 by the South African...

Sufficiency Dialogue 2017 in partnership with the Nelson Mandela Foundation – 14 March 2017

Sufficiency Dialogue 2017 in partnership with the Nelson Mandela Foundation – 14 March 2017

The dialogue sought to get to the heart of what citizens desire and deem enough to feel safe, fed, secure and enabled to perform...

Working Paper 9 – A Decent Living Level

Working Paper 9 – A Decent Living Level

The National Development Plan (NDP) aims to eliminate all poverty and reduce inequality in South Africa by 2030 .1 The poverty line used to...

Towards a Decent Standard of Living Invitation

Minimum Wage Debate

“The National Minimum Wage clearly has advocates and nay-sayers.  What is interesting about the following article is that despite the positive content in the...

Policy Brief 3 – Towards a Decent Living Level

By Isobel Frye — Policy Brief: Participative Construction of a Basket of Basic Goods and Services for a Decent Living Level in a Democratic South Africa On...

Policy Brief 2 – Towards a Decent Living Level

By Isobel Frye — This Policy Brief sets out the parameters of a new study into developing a minimum living level being undertaken by SPII and contains...

POLICY BRIEF 1 – Towards a Decent Living Level

On 27 September 2013, Studies in Poverty and Inequality (SPII) and the Friedrich-Ebert Stiftung (FES) held the first consultative team meeting to discuss a National Minimum...

Decent Living Level

Introduction What constitutes a decent standard of living for people in South Africa? The aim of this ongoing project is to derive an understanding...

Invitation: Towards a Decent Living Level – Income Levels and Socially Perceived Necessities

Pretoria: HSRC Video Conference Centre, 1st floor HSRC Library, Human Sciences Research Council, 134 Pretorius Street Cape Town : HSRC, 12th Floor, Plein Park...

Report on initial exploratory focus group research into a decent living level

The National Development Plan (NDP) aims to eliminate all poverty and reduce inequality in South Africa by 2030 .[1] The poverty line used to...

Towards A Decent Living Level Seminar Report

The third Decent Living Level Seminar, held on the 30th of July 2014, further explored modalities for promoting dialogue towards reaching consensus on a...

Will minimum wage reduce inequality in south Africa

SPII participated at the recently held debate hosted by Rethink Africa on the Minimum wage date in South Africa. Other stakeholders on the panel...