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The strategic implications of black empowerment policy in South Africa : a case study of boundary choice and client preferences in a small services firm
(Faculty of Economic & Management Science, Department of Economics, University of Pretoria, 2012)
This paper studies the relationship between a firm’s boundary choices within its value chain and the BEE pressures it faces from its clients. The paper shows that BEE policy alters the value chain preferences of a firm’s ...
What do deviation cycles measure? An analysis of the informational content of filter-based business cycles
Background: Empirical business cycle research typically commences with the extraction of a so-called deviation cycle using a time-series smoothing filter. This methodology is appealing for its pragmatism; it is easy to ...