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The IRR puts out in the region of 50 media releases annually drawing attention to its major research and policy findings.
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Media Releases

The IRR puts out in the region of 50 media releases annually drawing attention to its major research and policy findings.

In addition you are welcome, as a journalist, to contact an IRR analyst at any time to help you source a piece of information on South Africa. Contact us for more info.

Race relations in South Africa are good – new IRR report

29 February 2016 – A report released by the IRR this week has found that race relations in South Africa are in a good state.

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South Africa sees policy successes in improved mother and child healthcare – IRR

25 February 2016 – The still birth rate in South Africa has been falling sharply according to the South Africa Survey 2016 released by the IRR this month. The IRR says this is evidence of improved mother and child health in the country and is something to be celebrated.

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IRR Media Comment – Budget analysis 2016

24 February 2016 – Budget analysis 2016 – finance minister undershoots, stagflation the likely outcome

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URGENT NOTICE: Professor Jonathan Jansen book launch cancellation

23 February 2016 – It is with the greatest regret that events on the campus of the University of the Free State last night have forced Professor Jonathan Jansen to postpone his book launch this coming Friday evening, 26 February 2016. The Professor needs to devote his full attention to his campus at this time.

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South Africa makes strides in lowering child mortality rate – IRR report

23 February 2016 – The IRR has identified a marked decrease in child mortality rates in South Africa and says this is indicative of improved child health in the country.

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Government lags in employment equity – IRR

18 February 2016 – The South Africa Survey 2016, released by the IRR this month, shows that national government departments and parastatals lag far behind provincial and local government in employment equity.

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South Africa’s living standards on the rise – IRR

16 February 2016 – Living standards in South Africa have shown a remarkable degree of improvement over the past 20 years, according to the South Africa Survey 2016 released by the IRR this month.

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Labour market absorption rate slips – IRR

11 February 2016 – In its South Africa Survey 2016, released this month, the IRR identified that South Africa’s labour market absorption rate has fallen since 2001.

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Report finds deep racial and social inequalities in matric results

9 February 2016 – The 2016 South Africa Survey published by the IRR this month has found deep-seated racial and social inequalities in South Africa’s matric results.

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South Africa slips in the 2016 Freedom Index

3 February 2016 – South Africa saw its economic freedom score slip from 62.6 to 61.9 in the latest Index of Economic Freedom report released by the Heritage Foundation in Washington this week.

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In addition you are welcome, as a journalist, to contact an IRR analyst at any time to help you source a piece of information on South Africa. Contact us for more info.

Race relations in South Africa are good – new IRR report

29 February 2016 – A report released by the IRR this week has found that race relations in South Africa are in a good state.

Read More…

South Africa sees policy successes in improved mother and child healthcare – IRR

25 February 2016 – The still birth rate in South Africa has been falling sharply according to the South Africa Survey 2016 released by the IRR this month. The IRR says this is evidence of improved mother and child health in the country and is something to be celebrated.

Read More…

IRR Media Comment – Budget analysis 2016

24 February 2016 – Budget analysis 2016 – finance minister undershoots, stagflation the likely outcome

Read More…

URGENT NOTICE: Professor Jonathan Jansen book launch cancellation

23 February 2016 – It is with the greatest regret that events on the campus of the University of the Free State last night have forced Professor Jonathan Jansen to postpone his book launch this coming Friday evening, 26 February 2016. The Professor needs to devote his full attention to his campus at this time.

Read More…

South Africa makes strides in lowering child mortality rate – IRR report

23 February 2016 – The IRR has identified a marked decrease in child mortality rates in South Africa and says this is indicative of improved child health in the country.

Read More…

Government lags in employment equity – IRR

18 February 2016 – The South Africa Survey 2016, released by the IRR this month, shows that national government departments and parastatals lag far behind provincial and local government in employment equity.

Read More…

South Africa’s living standards on the rise – IRR

16 February 2016 – Living standards in South Africa have shown a remarkable degree of improvement over the past 20 years, according to the South Africa Survey 2016 released by the IRR this month.

Read More…

Labour market absorption rate slips – IRR

11 February 2016 – In its South Africa Survey 2016, released this month, the IRR identified that South Africa’s labour market absorption rate has fallen since 2001.

Read More…

Report finds deep racial and social inequalities in matric results

9 February 2016 – The 2016 South Africa Survey published by the IRR this month has found deep-seated racial and social inequalities in South Africa’s matric results.

Read More…

South Africa slips in the 2016 Freedom Index

3 February 2016 – South Africa saw its economic freedom score slip from 62.6 to 61.9 in the latest Index of Economic Freedom report released by the Heritage Foundation in Washington this week.

Read More…

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