The Sustainable Societies Unit's (SSU) mission is explore the social and institutional dimensions of economic development and the interaction between human society and the natural world. The SSU was previously known as the Social Surveys Unit and still works on a number of survey projects, including the Cape Area Panel Study.



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Our research covers a broad spectrum of themes, including the winners and losers in South African economic growth and the interplay between ecological and economic concerns



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Contact Information 
  •  Sustainable Societies Unit
    CSSR Office
    Robert Leslie Social Science Building
    12 University Avenue
    University of Cape Town