• Drivers of organisational performance: a state owned enterprise perspective 

      Mbo, Mbako (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2017-03)
      ENGLISH SUMMARY : This study seeks to analyse the historical performance of State Owned Enterprises (SOEs) in sub-Saharan Africa, and to investigate and explain factors that combine to influence SOE performance with the ...
    • Essays on finance and international trade in Sub-Saharan Africa 

      Akoto, Richard Kofi (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2018-12)
      ENGLISH SUMMARY : Access to finance has been noted as a vital ingredient in promoting international trade activities of firms. This thesis is a collection of three essays that investigate the effect of financial access on ...
    • Essays on sectoral inflation persistence and threshold differentials in Ghana 

      Oduro-Afriyie, Emmanuel (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2018-12)
      ENGLISH SUMMARY : This study empirically identifies various sector-specific threshold inflation levels in Ghana with annual and monthly data covering the period 1960 to 2017. The results of the assessment have been compiled ...
    • The impact of microinsurance on household welfare in Ghana 

      Akotey, Oscar Joseph (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2015-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Microinsurance services have been operating in Ghana for the last decade, but the question whether they have enhanced the welfare of low-income households, mostly in the informal sector, is largely ...
    • Volatility of capital inflows, economic growth and financial development in Sub-Saharan Africa 

      Opperman, Johannes Pieter (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2016-12)
      ENGLISH SUMMARY : In recent years, private capital flows to sub-Saharan Africa have increased considerably, becoming a major source of economic financing. Not only have private capital flow levels become important but also ...