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The Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit

The Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit conducts policy-relevant research in applied empirical microeconomics with an emphasis on labour markets, human capital, poverty, inequality and social policy. Founded in 1975, SALDRU has produced a major body of research contributing to policy to address poverty in South Africa. SALDRU is responsible for implementation of the National Income Dynamics Study (NIDS), and is home to J-Pal Africa.