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  1. Creating the conditions for entrepreneurial learning within an inclusive and scalable African business education ecosystem
    Hosken, Christopher, 2020-10-26T11:22:47Z, Faculty of Commerce
    Entrepreneurship is key to growing and uplifting emerging economies like South Africa. There exists an extremely high failure rate amongst entrepreneurs in this country, this coupled with a lack of support for entrepreneurs, creates the conditions where an entrepreneurial culture cannot thrive. Entr ...
  2. Health related quality of life, perceptions and experiences of female patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus in South Africa: exploring unmet needs using a mixed methods approach
    Phuti, Angel, 2020-10-26T09:27:39Z, Faculty of Health Sciences
    Objective: Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) is a multi‐system disease that predominately affects women. Considering the lack of data on health related quality of life (HRQoL) especially in sub‐ Saharan Africa, we undertook a literature review on HRQoL of SLE patients in developing countries to col ...
  3. Determinants of private equity investment in South Africa: an ARDL Bounds Testing Approach
    Ngewnya, Noluthando, 2020-10-26T10:28:37Z, Faculty of Commerce
    The private sector in Africa is dominated by micro, small, and medium scale enterprises (MSMEs). This sector of the economy often finds it the most difficult to raise financing from the formal financial institutions. This funding problem is further exacerbated by the fact that financial services sec ...
  4. Do investment strategies based on previous performance yield higher returns? Evidence from South African bond funds
    Myoli, Monwabisi Joseph, 2020-10-26T10:33:13Z, Faculty of Commerce
    This paper examines the performance and performance persistence of South African bond mutual funds. To my knowledge, this paper is among the first research papers to focus on South African bond mutual funds. I utilize the Sharpe Ratio, the modified Sharpe ratio, Jensen"s alpha and the multi-index mo ...
  5. Digital financial inclusion: determinants of M-Shwari in Kenya
    Kiptorus, Joan Jesang, 2020-10-26T11:19:30Z, Faculty of Commerce
    Kenya has experienced unprecedented levels of growth in terms of mobile phone penetration and technological advancement, which is boosting financial sector development and subsequently spurring on economic growth. A report published by the Communications Authority of Kenya reported mobile phone pene ...
  6. Determinants of remittance channels amongst immigrants in South Africa
    Luhabe-Morrison, Lumko Ndumiso, 2020-10-26T11:57:57Z, Faculty of Commerce
    South Africa, being viewed as the centre of opportunities and enormous business prospects, is noted as having a long history of migrants, stemming from the South African Development Community region, seeking employment opportunities, both legal and illegal. Extant literature shows that there is a su ...
  7. The impact of microinsurance on household welfare in South Africa
    Magazi, Noluyolo, 2020-10-26T12:02:44Z, Faculty of Commerce
    Despite recent economic growth over the last decade and high insurance penetration, the provision of insurance services to low-income households in South Africa is still neglected owing to pervasive information asymmetry. Even though households identify the importance of insurance, this has not tran ...
  8. Other people"s money: does external debt improve economic growth performance of Frontier market economies?
    Musonda, Mary-Anne, 2020-10-26T12:29:44Z, Faculty of Commerce
    Sources of long-term growth in an economy hinge on the productive potential of the country. Major contributing factors in the production of an economy include the population representing the labour force, advanced technological inputs, investment and capital accumulation. External debt can be viewed ...
  9. The effects of the oversight role of legislatures in promoting good governance in South Africa with specific reference to the Gauteng Legislature
    Malapane, Anthony Tshwarelo, 2020-10-26T11:12:53Z, University of Limpopo
    Thesis (PhD.(Public Administration)) --University of Limpopo. 2019 ...
  10. Internationalisation theories and outward foreign direct investment: the case of South African multinational firms
    Sibindi, Mkhululi, 2020-10-26T11:33:43Z
    Abstracts in English, Xhosa and Southern Sotho ...