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  1. Modelling the capital structure of manufacturing, mining and retail firms listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange
    Moyo, Vusani, 2013-09-10T07:01:50Z
    This thesis examines three aspects of capital structure of manufacturing, mining and retail firms listed on Johannesburg Securities Exchange (JSE). Firstly, it tests for the validity of the pecking order, the static trade-off and the dynamic trade-off theories in the context of South African manufac ...
  2. An evaluation of a psychosocial intervention for orphans on HIV treatment: A phase II RCT of memory work therapy at PASADA, Tanzania
    Miti, Elvis Joseph, 2016-01-29T11:02:06Z, University of Cape Town
    Includes bibliographical references ...
  3. Reviving Beta? Another look at the cross-section of average share returns on the JSE
    Page, Daniel, 2012-07-05T06:36:33Z
    Van Rensburg and Robertson (2003a) stated that the CAPM beta has little or no relationship with returns generated by size and price to earnings sorted portfolios. This study intends to demonstrate that a reformulated CAPM beta, estimated using return on equity as opposed to share returns, unravel ...
  4. An evaluation of a psychosocial intervention for orphans on HIV treatment: A phase II RCT of memory work therapy at PASADA, Tanzania
    Miti, Elvis Joseph, 2016-01-29T11:02:06Z, University of Cape Town
    Includes bibliographical references ...
  5. A portfolio based assessment of the efficiency of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange
    Thomas, Vinu, 2017-10-02T13:03:07Z, University of Cape Town
    This paper aims to test the efficiency, more specifically semi-strong form efficiency, of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) by conducting a portfolio study. Unlike event studies, which aim to assess whether abnormal returns can be attained by employing investment strategies that target specific ...
  6. Ensemble classifiers for land cover mapping
    Abe, Bolanle Tolulope, 2014-08-28T12:51:24Z
    This study presents experimental investigations on supervised ensemble classification for land cover classification. Despite the arrays of classifiers available in machine learning to create an ensemble, knowing and understanding the correct classifier to use for a particular dataset remains a major ...
  7. Cultural identity : a critical evaluation of Bosigo as Setswana picture book / M.L. Mpeqeka
    Mpeqeka, Mantei Lydia, 2015-09-30T09:55:55Z
    The aim of this study was to highlight requirements of a picture book for children as well as to investigate references to culture and identity in a book suitable for children. In this study, Bosigo, as an example of a picture book for children, was evaluated. The same text, Bosigo, was used to expl ...
  8. The channels of poverty reduction in Malawi : a district level analysis / Steven Henry Dunga
    Dunga, Steven Henry, 2014-06-09T08:02:53Z, North-West University
    The study investigated on the channels of poverty reduction in Malawi, using household data aggregated at district level. Malawi is divided into 31 districts with different demographics and opportunities. Macro level data which was calculated in terms of district percentages were used in the study. ...
  9. A hierarchy of random context grammars and automata
    Ehlers, Elizabeth Marie, 2014-04-03
    Ph.D. (Computer Science) ...
  10. Book hunger and the political economy of the South African booktrade : structural and policy constraints on the production and distribution of academic books.
    Young, Dennis., 2012-03-30T12:50:08Z
    While "book hunger" in Third World societies was regarded by a "first generation" of theorists, working in the modernization/diffusion of innovation paradigm, as a cause of underdevelopment (and thus requiring the correction of problems relating to the undersupply of books to Third World countries b ...