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16 Nov, 2017
16 Nov, 2017
he Economics of Tobacco Control Project is currently looking for UCT students from African countries (non-South African), as well as students from South African townships and informal areas, to collect cigarette prices in their home cities/towns/villages during the December 2017 vacation.
Holiday Work with UCT School of Economics
This data will enable us to make estimations such as the differences in prices between various brands, urban/rural divides, and type of packaging, as well as analyse price trends over time, among other things.
Fieldworkers will be paid as follows:
Should any fraud be discovered (i.e. prices being made up or prices being duplicated), the fieldworker forfeits any payment. If fraud is suspected, the fieldworker will be called in to explain him/herself. Photos of cigarette prices will be used to detect such fraud.
How to Apply
An information session will take place on Friday the 10th of November. If you are interested in applying to be a fieldworker and would like to attend please contact Kirsten, the fieldworker coordinator, at [email protected]
A repeat workshop will be hosted if there is sufficient demand. In your email, please note the area you will be in during the vacation. Please note, displaying interest will not guarantee a position as a fieldworker, a selection process will be followed.
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