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Browsing Department of Economics by Title

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    • Economic aspects of scientific research in South Africa 

      Van Wyk, Rias Johann (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 1970-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: see item for full text AFRIKAANSE OPSOMMING: sien item vir volteks.

    • The economic demography of South Africa 

      Sadie, J. L. (Johannes L.), 1918- (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2000)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: It is remarkable that population, which is at the centre of the economic problem - the Wealth if not the Poverty of Nations - has received scant attention in economic research in South Africa. Which ...

    • Economic history in the Netherlands between 1914 and 2014 

      Van Tielhof, Milja; Van Zanden, Jan Luiten; Van Gerwen, Jacques; Seegers, Co (International Institute of Social History, 2014-06-15)
      A brief overview of the history of the Netherlands Economic History Archives (Nederlandsch EconomiscHistorisch Archief, or NEHA).

    • An economic perspective on school leadership and teachers' unions in South Africa 

      Wills, Gabrielle (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2016-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This dissertation considers two factors that are considered critical to disrupting an existing culture of inefficiency in the production of learning in South Africa, namely school leadership and teachers’ ...

    • Economic value added (EVA) : the essence to creating real wealth? 

      Bottger, Richard (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 1999-11)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Basic corporate finance and microeconomic theory indicate that the primary financial directive of any firm ought to be to maximise the wealth of the shareholders. This objective benefits all stakeholders ...

    • Economics at the carnival : from social entrepreneurship to social cohesion 

      Jafta, Rachel (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2013-02)
      Rachel Jafta is Professor in Economics at Stellenbosch University, where she lectures International Trade, Trade and Industrial Policy, and the Economics of Technological Change. Her research and publications are in the ...

    • Education and cconomic growth in Namibia 

      Naimhwaka, Erwin (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2003-12)
      ENGLISH SUMMARY : No abstract available.

    • Education and country growth models 

      Gustafsson, Martin Anders (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2014-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The over-arching concern of the three parts of the dissertation is how economics can and should influence education policymaking, the emphasis on the economics side being models of country development ...

    • Education quality in South Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa : an economic approach 

      Spaull, Nicholas (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2015-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Education has always occupied a central role in the discipline of economics, featuring prominently in the theoretical constructs of the discipline and, more recently, in their empirical applications. While ...

    • Educational performance in Mozambique : an economic perspective 

      Bilale, Fernando Jorge Castanheira (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2007-03)
      The aim of this study was to analyse educational performance in Mozambique by 1) comparing the determinants of education in developing countries with the situation in country, 2) understanding the supply factors that ...

    • 'n Ekonomiese perspektief op bemagtiging : 'n herdefiniering van welvaartskeppende institusies 

      Kooy, Zacharias Wilhelmus (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2003-12)
      ENGLISH SUMMARY : The economic growth that can have a real impact on poverty or the empowerment problem in South Africa remains unrealised. A microeconomic perspective on the empowerment problem in South Africa is given ...

    • An empirical analysis of poverty, inequality and the labour market in Malawi 

      Gondwe, Anderson Sawira (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2016-12)
      ENGLISH SUMMARY : This thesis is a consolidation of three related studies on Malawi. The first study contains spatial and temporal comparisons of poverty and inequality in Malawi using two non-monetary dimensions, namely ...

    • Employment, earnings and vulnerability in the South African labour market : an empirical investigation based on official survey data 

      Bhorat, Haroon (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2003-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The welfare challenge that faces South Africa in the post-apartheid period is, at its core, defined by the high levels of poverty and inequality in the society. The labour market, as a provider of wages ...

    • Endogenous credit money : evidence from selected developing countries 

      Theron, N. (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2003-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The endogenous money theory states that the money supply responds endogenously to the demand for credit. The money supply is not exogenously determined by the central bank. The endogenous theory is ...

    • Equity & efficiency in South African primary schools : a preliminary analysis of SACMEQ III South Africa 

      Spaull, Nicholas (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2012-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The many and varied links between student socioeconomic status and educational outcomes have been well documented in the South African economics of education literature. The strong legacy of apartheid ...

    • Essays on dynamic macroeconomics 

      Steinbach, Max Rudibert (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2014-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: In the first essay of this thesis, a medium scale DSGE model is developed and estimated for the South African economy. When used for forecasting, the model is found to outperform private sector economists ...

    • Essays on industrial dynamics: evidence from Swaziland 

      Mhlanga, Samuel Vika (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2017-12)
      ENGLISH SUMMARY : This thesis is completely based on a unique and rich establishment-level panel dataset that has never been used before provided by the Central Statistical Office (CSO) of Swaziland to study industrial ...

    • Evaluating value based financial performance measures 

      Erasmus, Petrus Daniel (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2008-03)
      The primary financial objective of a firm is the maximisation of its shareholders’ value. A problem faced by the shareholders of a firm is that it is difficult to determine the effect of management decisions on the future ...

    • Examining the relationship between electricity consumption and economic growth in Uganda 

      Kananura, Taremwa Michael (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2015-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This study examined the causal relationship between electricity consumption and economic growth in Uganda during the period 1960–2014. Inasmuch as there have been similar studies done on the African ...

    • Exploring the impacts of renewable energy and energy efficiency policies on the mining sector 

      Msimanga, Bongani (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2015-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Worldwide, energy has been, and continues to be, key to economic development. However, the current global consensus is that energy-related carbon dioxide emissions would, at current rates, put the world ...