• The Dutch disease effects of remittances in Nigeria 

      Adejumo, Afolabi Olubunmi (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2018-12)
      ENGLISH SUMMARY : Remittances have been a major source of economic support for dependants of migrant workers in their home countries. Nigeria receives the largest amount of remittances in Africa and the third among developing ...
    • 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 ...
    • Financing agricultural small- and medium-scale enterprises in Namibia 

      Amadhila, Elina Muuwike (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2016-12)
      ENGLISH SUMMURY : While agriculture remains a key economic activity in Africa, employing about 55% of the population, only approximately 1% of bank lending goes to the agricultural sector. This phenomenological case study ...
    • An impact assessment of the regulation of microfinance institutions in Namibia 

      Haiyambo, Emma (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2016-12)
      ENGLISH SUMMARY : This study aimed at contributing to the current debate on the regulation of microfinance institutions (MFIs), through providing important inputs for evidence-based policy dialogue and decision making, ...
    • Implication of financial crises, financial regulation and business cycle for bank lending in South Africa 

      Akinsola, Foluso Abioye (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2016-03)
      ENGLISH SUMMARY: This thesis examines the link between financial crisis, financial regulation and credit crunch in South Africa. This was done by assessing how periods of credit growth or crunch are associated with recession ...