• 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 ...
    • An economic examination of non-profit accountability to client-communities in South Africa 

      Dineo, Shirley Seabe (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2019-12)
      ENGLISH SUMMARY : The target of non-profit organisation (NPO) accountability is efficacy in achieving the mission, the efficiency with resource use, risk-minimising and guarding against corruption (Mook, 2012). However, ...
    • 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’ ...
    • 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 ...
    • Effects of behavioural and psychological attributes on labour market outcomes in an uncertain economic environment 

      Matsuro, Leon (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2020-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT : The power of human capital variables in predicting an individual’s economic success is well documented theoretically and empirically. However, recently, economists have acknowledged that even with a rich ...
    • 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 ...
    • An empirical investigation into the gendered informality and job search in the South African labour market 

      Makaluza, Nwabisa Nangamso (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2019-04)
      ENGLISH SUMMARY : The dissertation sets out to understand the ways in which gender inequality is maintained when women are disadvantaged in terms of access to better informal sector jobs, benefits from economic recovery ...
    • Employment policy effects on firm dynamics : evidence from the South African labour market 

      Flowerday, Wayde Thomas (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2020-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: As South African policymakers strive to tackle low economic growth, poverty, unemployment, and inequality, the ability to unpack the effects of policy at a firm-level is key to the reformulation of more ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 fiscal policy in South Africa 

      Kemp, Johannes Hermanus (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch Universit, 2020-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT : This study is primarily motivated by the renewed interest in the effects of fiscal policy on general macroeconomic outcomes and macroeconomic stability since the 2008/09 Global Financial Crisis. In the ...
    • 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 ...
    • Essays on macroprudential policy and financial stability : the case of South Africa 

      Molise, Thabang Ernest (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2020-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT : This thesis contributes to the literature on macroprudential policies for the South African economy. The main goal of the thesis is to enhance our understanding on how macroprudential policies work, ...
    • Essays on the credit cycle 

      Garbers, Christoph Friedrich (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2017-12)
      ENGLISH SUMMARY : The global experience of the last three decades illustrated the influence that credit markets impart on economic outcomes, culminating in the shift of the macroeconomic consensus to a new perspective where ...
    • Exploring demand and supply constraints on early TB detection in South Africa 

      Christian, Carmen (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2019-12)
      ENGLISH SUMMARY : The infectious nature of tuberculosis (TB) makes early TB detection an important public health objective. In the South African context, where the high TB burden remains concentrated among the poor and is ...
    • The extension of existing data and methods to measure poverty and mobility in data-poor, agrarian Sub-Saharan Africa 

      Ferreira, Thomas (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2017-12)
      ENGLISH SUMMARY : In sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), poverty rates have declined, but the absolute number of poor has increased (Beegle et al., 2016). The poor are disproportionately found in rural households which practise ...
    • Die fabriekswese in stedelike ontwikkeling : 'n institusioneel-ekonomiese perspektief op die Suid-Afrikaanse ervaring 

      Lotter, Johan C (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2000-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT:The historical Apartheid policy caused a lack ofinterest in metropolitan management in South Africa. Metropolitan management mainly focussed on limiting the accessibility ofthe non-white population to ...
    • Financial frictions and the business cycle 

      Hollander, Hylton (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2014-12)
      ENGLISH SUMMARY : This dissertation emphasizes the financial instability inherent in modern financial markets and the real economy and introduces a different aspect to dynamic stochastic general equilibrium (DSGE) models ...