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Senior Researcher, Neil Aggett Labour Studies Unit

Mike Rogan Profile

Senior Researcher, Neil Aggett Labour Studies Unit

Dr Michael Rogan

BA (Washington-Seattle), MA, PhD (UKZN)

E-mail: m.rogan@ru.ac.za

Dr Michael Rogan is a Senior Researcher in the Neil Aggett Labour Studies Unit (NALSU) within the ISER. He is also an honorary research fellow at the HSRC’s  Education and Skills Development Research Programme and a research associate in the global research-policy-action network Women in Informal Employment: Globalizing and Organizing (WIEGO). He holds a PhD and a Master’s degree from the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) and a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies from the University of Washington in Seattle.

Dr Rogan’s work over the past five years has focused largely on informal employment, gender, poverty, food security, education and skills development, and survey design.

Current projects:

  • Informal Economy Monitoring Study
  • Graduate employment in the Eastern Cape
  • Informal work and poverty
  • Informal work and health outcomes

Recent publications:

Ana Carolina Ogando, Sally Roever and Michael Rogan, (2017) “Gender and Informal Livelihoods: Coping Strategies and Perceptions of Waste Pickers in sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America” International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, 37 (7/8): 435-451

First 50 downloads free: http://www.emeraldinsight.com/eprint/VZUPCGPTMBBRV3IZB9IR/full

Steffen Otterbach and Michael Rogan. (2017). “Spatial differences in stunting and household agricultural production in South Africa: (re)-examining the links using national panel survey data”, ISER Working Paper No. 2017/2. Grahamstown: Institute of Social and Economic Research, Rhodes University

Also published as: Hohenheim Discussion Papers in Business, Economics and Social Sciences, No. 13-2017

https://www.econstor.eu/bitstream/10419/162797/1/893506001.pdf

https://www.ru.ac.za/iser/sections/workingpaperseries/

Michael Rogan. (2017) “Food poverty, hunger and household production in rural Eastern Cape households.” Development Southern Africa. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0376835X.2017.1358602)

First 50 downloads free: http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/MzxNn5e8ba2T4KxudMgs/full

Michael Rogan, Sally Roever, Martha Chen and Françoise Carré. (2017)  “Informal employment in the global south: globalisation, production relations and ‘precarity’.” Research in the Sociology of Work (Forthcoming- Special Issue)

Michael Rogan and John Reynolds, (2016) “Schooling Inequality, Higher Education and the Labour Market: Evidence from a Graduate Tracer Study in the Eastern Cape, South Africa” Development Southern Africa, 33 (3): 343-360

Schooling inequality, higher Education and the labour market - Michael Rogan and John Reynolds (2015.3)

Michael Rogan, (2016) “Qualitative Perceptions of the Meaning of ‘Headship’ and Female Headship in Post-Apartheid South Africa.” Social Dynamics, 42 (1): 175-195.

Michael Rogan, (2016) “Gender and Multi-Dimensional Poverty in South Africa.” Social Indicators Research, 126 (3): 987-1006.

Dorrit Posel and Michael Rogan, (2016) “Measured as Poor versus Feeling Poor in South Africa.” Journal of Human Development and Capabilities, 17 (1): 55-73. Also published as a UNU-WIDER working paper: WIDER Working Paper 2014/133. Helsinki: World Institute for Development Economics Research- United Nations University

http://www.wider.unu.edu/publications/working-papers/2014/en_GB/wp2014-133/

Laura Alfers and Michael Rogan, (2015) “Health Risks and Informal Employment in South Africa: Does Formality Protect Health?” International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health, 21(3): 207-215.

Michael Rogan and John Reynolds. (2015). The working poor in South Africa, 1997-2012, ISER Working Paper No. 2015/4. Grahamstown: Institute of Social and Economic Research, Rhodes University

The working poor in South Africa, 1997-2012 - Michael Rogan and John Reynolds (2015.4)

Laura Alfers and Michael Rogan, (2014) “Health Risks and Informal Employment in South Africa: Does Formality Protect Health?.” International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health, 21(3): 207-215.

Michael Rogan (2014), “Poverty may have declined, but women and female?headed households still suffer most,” Econ 3x3 article posted in May 2014. www.econ3x3.org

Michael Rogan, (2013) “Alternative Definitions of Headship and the ‘Feminisation’ of Income Poverty in Post-Apartheid South Africa.” Journal of Development Studies, 49(10): 1344-1357.

Michael Rogan, (2013) “Poverty and Headship in Post-Apartheid South Africa, 1997-2006,” Social Indicators Research, 113(1): 491-511.

Michael Rogan, Kathleen Diga, and Imraan Valodia (2013). “The labour market and digital jobs in Africa: South Africa’s workforce potential in impact sourcing,” Research Brief No.1, Durban: University of KwaZulu-Natal, School of Built Environment and Development Studies.

Michael Rogan, Kathleen Diga, and Imraan Valodia (2013). “Labour market analysis and business process services in South Africa: poverty reduction through information and digital employment initiative,” Research Report 2013 No 1, Durban: University of KwaZulu-Natal, School of Built Environment and Development Studies.

Stephanie Nixon, Marisa Casale, Sarah Flicker and Michael Rogan. (2013) “Applying the Principles of Knowledge Translation and Exchange to Inform Dissemination of HIV Survey Results to Adolescent Participants in South Africa.” Health Promotion International, 28(2): 233-243.

Dorrit Posel and Michael Rogan. (2012). “Gendered Trends in Poverty in the Post-Apartheid Period, 1997 – 2006.” Development Southern Africa, 29(1): 97-113.

Marisa Casale, Michael Rogan, Michaela Hynie, Sarah Flicker, Stephanie Nixon and Clara Rubincam. (2011). “Gendered perceptions of HIV risk among young women and men in a high-HIV-prevalence setting” African Journal of AIDS Research, 10(Supplement): 301-310.

Pranitha Maharaj and Michael Rogan. (2011). “Missing Opportunities for Preventing Unwanted Pregnancy: A Qualitative Study of Emergency Contraception.” Journal of Family Planning and Reproductive Health Care, 37(2): 89-96.

Michael Rogan, Michaela Hynie, Marisa Casale, Geoff Jobson, Sarah Flicker, Stephanie Nixon and Suraya Dawad. (2010). “The Effects of Gender and Socioeconomic Status on Youth Sexual-risk Norms: Evidence from a Poor Urban Community in South Africa.” African Journal of AIDS Research, 9(4): 355-366.

Michael Rogan, Priya Nanda, and Pranitha Maharaj. (2010). “Promoting and Prioritising Reproductive Health Commodities: Understanding the Emergency Contraception Value Chain in South Africa.”  African Journal of Reproductive Health, 14(1): 9-20.

Michael Rogan, Likani Lebani, and Nompumemlelo Nzimande. (2010). “Internal Migration and Household Dynamics in KwaZulu-Natal.” State of the Population if KwaZulu-Natal: Demographic Profile and Development Indicators. e.d. Nompumelelo Nzimande. Durban: University of KwaZulu-Natal and the United Nations Population Fund.

Dorrit Posel and Michael Rogan. (2009). “Women, Income and Poverty: Gendered Access to Resources in Post-Apartheid South Africa.” Agenda, 81: 25-34.

 

 

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