Research outputs

Access is provided to research outputs generated by HSRC researchers since 2000. All research outputs are provided free of charge to the public, with the exception of confidential reports. Where possible the full-text is provided for immediate download. If you are interested in obtaining a copy of an output which is not immediately available for download, please contact the Digital Curation Team at

HSRC Repository

The HSRC Institutional Repository is an important tool that the HSRC utilises to preserve and disseminate its documents. Different types of publications including scholarly research outputs are collected, preserved and distributed in a digital format.

Research data

The HSRC Research Data Service provides a digital repository of the HSRC's research data in support of evidence-based human and social development.

Research outputs: POLICY FORMULATION

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

2020 Policy options for the Fourth Industrial Revolution in South Africa

South Africa ??? through partnerships encompassing the government, business, academia, labour and civil society ??? has embarked on a proces...

Download this report

2020 How well is R&D oriented to human development in South Africa?

To measure policy progress, one key science, technology and innovation (STI) indicator has long captured the imagination of policy makers: g...

Download this report

2020 AI, biometrics and securitisation in migration management: policy options for South Africa

The use of AI and data for the management of migration has become increasingly intrusive through the harvesting of biometric data, both in S...

Download this report

2020 LGBTIQ+ inclusion in national and provincial policy

The paper aims to explore to what extent South African policy and programming respond to violence and discrimination against, socio-economic...

Download this report