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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. ...
An investigation into the adequacy of retail facilities in Chatsworth in view of modern retailing trends.
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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. ...
Performance of students in the College of Law and Management Studies, UKZN : an econometric analysis.
South Africa needs more higher education graduates with the capability to adapt to and function in a knowledge-driven and knowledge-dependent economy and society. High dropout and failure rates, as well as the slow ...
The impact of exchange rate misalignments on economic growth of the South African Customs Union.
The dissertation examines the impact of exchange rate misalignments on the economic growth of five countries in the SACU region: South Africa, Lesotho, Namibia, Swaziland and Botswana, using annual data from 1995 to 2012. ...
Energy currencies : the case of Sub-Saharan Africa.
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An economic evaluation of alternate cannabis policy options - towards a cost-benefit analysis.
This thesis takes the form of a policy debate regarding alternate cannabis policy options. It will adopt the cost-benefit analysis theory and framework to inform this debate. It is said that cannabis had been used for ...
Provincial variation in the effects of minimum wage laws in South Africa, 2000-2007.
Minimum wage laws are one of the most common forms of labour market legislation used internationally. Such laws were first implemented in South Africa in 2001, with the mandated wage differing across sectors. However, ...
Exchange rate shocks and the stock market index : evidence from the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.
The foreign exchange market plays an important role in global finance, as it is considered to be among the largest financial markets in the world because of the significant amount of money involved in the foreign exchange ...
The effect of the global economic crisis on strategy in the engineering manufacturing sector in KwaZulu-Natal.
The world was caught unprepared for the recent crisis that has gripped the globe. The engineering manufacturing sector is reported to have been one of the hardest hit and has been haemorrhaging jobs since the global economic ...