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  1. An assessment of the monkfish resource of Namibia
    Maartens, Lima, 2000, Rhodes University
    Two monkfish species are caught off the coast of Namibia. These are Lophius vomerinus Valenciennes (1837) and L. vaillanti Regan (1903). L. vomerinus is the more abundant of the two and contributes approximately 99% to the total Namibian monkfish landings. The Namibian monkfish fishery is one of the ...
  2. A critical analysis of the socioeconomic impact assessments of the Addo Elephant National Park
    Rose, Matthew Calvin, 2011, Rhodes University
    Impact assessment is a requirement for development in many countries across the globe, seeking to inform the decision-maker as to the environmental, social and economic impact of an ongoing or proposed project. Socioeconomic impact assessment (SEIA) is a means of informing decision-makers as to the ...
  3. An analysis of the determinants and recent decline of private savings in South Africa
    Linde, Kathryn Leigh, 2012, Rhodes University
    Low domestic saving rates make South Africa highly dependent on foreign capital inflows to fund higher investment levels. These inflows are highly volatile and may prove to be unsustainable in the long-run. This study analyses the determinants of private saving in South Africa, with specific referen ...
  4. Government debt levels and the systemic risks associated with post-crisis fiscal policies
    Koekemoer, Jonathan, 2013, Rhodes University
    The study analyses the concepts of intergenerational equity and fiscal sustainability in South Africa. The question raised is whether or not South Africa can adopt stimulatory fiscal measures, with a simultaneous increase in debt, so as to improve long-term growth potential in a sustainable manner w ...
  5. The power of investor sentiment: an analysis of the impact of investor confidence on South African financial markets
    Argyros, Robert, 2013, Rhodes University
    Whether investor sentiment has any authority over financial markets has long been a topic of discussion in the field of finance. This study investigates the relationship between investor sentiment and share returns in South Africa. Determining this relationship will add to the existing work which ha ...
  6. Financial liberalization, financial development and economic growth: the case for South Africa
    Savanhu, Tatenda, 2012, Rhodes University
    Financial liberalization in South Africa was a process that took the form of various legal reforms very a long period of time. This study uses quarterly financial data from 1969 quarter one to 2009 quarter four to analyse this process. The data used was pertinent to the financial liberalization theo ...
  7. Modelling stock return volatility dynamics in selected African markets
    King, Daniel Jonathan, 2013, Rhodes University
    Stock return volatility has been shown to occasionally exhibit discrete structural shifts. These shifts are particularly evident in the transition from ‘normal’ to crisis periods, and tend to be more pronounced in developing markets. This study aims to establish whether accounting for structural cha ...
  8. The interest rate elasticity of credit demand and the balance sheet channel of monetary policy transmission in South Africa
    Doig, Gregory Graham, 2013, Rhodes University
    It has long been accepted that changes in monetary policy have real economic effects; however, the mechanism by which these policy changes are transmitted to the real economy has been the subject of much debate. Traditionally the transmission mechanism of monetary policy has consisted of various cha ...
  9. The feasibility of forming a monetary union in SADC : meeting convergence and optimum currency area criteria and evaluating fiscal sustainability
    Mokoena, Motshidisi Suzan, 2013, Rhodes University
    In conformity with the goal of the African Union to build a monetary union for the entire African continent, one of the goals of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) is the formation of a monetary union with a single central bank. Towards this end certain macroeconomic convergence crite ...
  10. An evaluation of the postgraduate diploma in Enterprise Management at Rhodes University
    Earle, Nicola Lynne, 2012, Rhodes University
    This research is concerned with the development of entrepreneurship at higher education institutions (HEI). Entrepreneurship is very important in every country as there is a direct correlation between entrepreneurship development and economic growth (Hegarty, 2006). Entrepreneurship education is ess ...