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The impact of demographic factors on subjective financial risk tolerance : a South African study.
Financial risk tolerance, an investor’s appetite for financial risk, is an extremely important aspect that needs to be considered when constructing investment portfolios. Evidence as to how risk tolerance should be ...
Non-governmental organisations' role in conflict transformation : the case of Zimbabwe since the inception of the Government of National Unity, 2009-2012.
Zimbabwe as a country has successively been faced with a number of challenges that others argue to be a result of either poor governance or colonial imbalances. However, despite the contestation with regards to the cause ...
Primary commodity dependence and agricultural diversification : the role of organic agriculture in trade and the implications for food security in sub-Saharan Africa.
Sub-Saharan Africa is marginalised in the world economy and lags behind other developing regions in world trade. This is attributable to sub-Saharan Africa's inability to industrialise and diversify its exports base. ...
Expansion options for the Port of Durban : an examination of environmental and economic efficiency costs and benefits.
The port of Durban is currently suffering under severe capacity constraints. This has negatively affected efficiency resulting in queuing and berthing delays. If Durban wishes to remain the premier hub status port of the ...
Competing priorities, conflicting outcomes : international peace interventions and conflict transformation in Somalia.
Most studies on the role of international actors in peace processes tend to focus on mediation and applications of incentives and sanctions. This study deviates from these general trends and focuses on how the interests ...
An investigation into the adequacy of retail facilities in Chatsworth in view of modern retailing trends.
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The impact of incorporating a bond index into the proxy for the market portfolio.
The Capital Asset Pricing model (CAPM) is the most widely used equity valuation model in both the United States of America (U.S.) and South Africa, thus its importance in corporate finance cannot be underestimated. The ...
Consumption and house prices in South Africa.
Many countries such as Australia, Ireland, Netherlands, United Kingdom (UK), Spain, United States of America (USA) and South Africa (SA) among others have experienced an increase in housing prices, since the late 1990s. ...
Cost-effectiveness analysis of an HIV-adapted training and continuous quality improvement supervisory intervention for community caregivers.
Background It is argued that supportive supervision increases the performance of community health workers and this is evidenced by an increased uptake of interventions in health facilities located in the CHWs catchment ...
The determinants of access to health care services : empirical evidence from African countries.
It has been acknowledged that access to health care is instrumental in improving health status; and better health status has been considered crucial to socio-economic development. However, there is insufficient evidence ...