Moving to cities “has lifted o

Moving to cities “has lifted over 300,000 South Africans out of poverty”

Migration to cities has helped many South Africans to escape extreme poverty, even in tumultuous times. This is the striking outcome of our analysis based on the National Income Dynamics Study which tracks the progress of a representative sample of 30,000 people every two years. Scaling up from the sample, we estimate that around 385 000 citizens were lifted […]