Browsing Research Articles (Economics) by Issue Date

Browsing Research Articles (Economics) by Issue Date

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  • Jordaan, Andre Cillie (Taylor & Francis, 2001-03)
    The world is currently engaged in a process of globalisation, as is reflected in the growth of world trade, unification of capital markets, internationalisation of production, distribution networks and the mega-revolution ...
  • Malan, C.W.; Breitenbach, M.C. (Marthinus) (AOSIS, 2001-03)
    Youth in South Africa are persons of the ages 14 to 35 and constitute a large part of the potential labour supply and economically active population. The youth are also one of the central focus areas of government and ...
  • Ngqaka, Kaya (Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences, University of Pretoria, 2001-06)
    This paper sets out to discuss the potential of tourism as a development instrument for underdeveloped economies. This is done by drawing on economic theory as well as evidence from the real world. While it is acknowledged ...
  • Blignaut, James Nelson; De Wet, Theuns J. (Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences, University of Pretoria, 2001-06)
    This paper investigates the means of reducing electricity consumption in the South African manufacturing sector. It concludes that neither the price of electricity, nor taxes, subsidies or legislation are likely to bring ...
  • Scholtz, F.J. (Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences, University of Pretoria, 2001-09)
    When the editorship started planning this special issue some 18 months ago, there were in excess of 700 titles on the topic of globalisation available on the website of Amazon.com. The decision to devote an entire issue ...
  • Brink, S.M. (Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences, University of Pretoria, 2001-09)
    Much has been written about globalisation. Something truly insightful rarely comes to light. This article is no such attempt, it merely attempts to reconcile disparate views and tie some loose strands on the subject of ...
  • Jordaan, Andre Cillie (South African Association for Public Administration and Management, 2001-09)
    The process of economic development can be seen as a process of expanding the capabilities of people. This process should include the notion of human development by means of capacity building and empowering the ...
  • Blignaut, James Nelson; Hassan, Rashid M. (Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences, University of Pretoria, 2001-09)
    Reports on a study undertaken to investigate whether mineral resources have been developed and managed sustainably in South Africa, given their historical economic importance. Uses the mineral accounts to analyse broader ...
  • McCoskey, Suzanne K. (Taylor & Francis, 2002)
    Given the development of time series econometrics and nonstationary data analysis, St. Aubyn (Empirical Economics, 24, 23-44, 1999) demonstrates a new paradigm for testing income convergence, or better defined, income ...
  • Lombard, J.A. (Johannes Anthonie); Schoeman, N.J. (Nicolaas Johannes) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2002)
    This actuality article on leadership argues for the need to move towards a just economic society. The implications of different terms are considered within a conceptual framework. This framework is essential for a better ...
  • Pretorius, Elna; Moolman, Elna (Elsevier, 2002)
    There is a wealth of literature on how integrated stock markets are, but very few studies attempts to determine why stock markets are integrated. However, it is arguably even more important to understand the driving forces ...
  • Basdevant, Olivier; Hall, Stephen G. (Elsevier, 2002)
    The purpose of this paper is to examine the exchange rate volatility of the ruble, before the August 1998 crisis, using a macro-economic model of the Russian Federation developed by Basdevant (2000). A main focus of this ...
  • Blignaut, James Nelson; Hassan, Rashid M. (Elsevier, 2002-01)
    A natural resource accounting approach was applied in this study to evaluate the performance and sustainability of mining practices and strategies in South Africa (SA). The study showed that except for a brief period during ...
  • Naude, C.M.; Harmse, Chris (South African Association for Public Administration and Management, 2002-03)
    The success of the South African government’s Global Economic Strategy (GES) depends to a significant extent upon the ability of the economy to export in key sectors (e.g. manufacturing), thereby enhancing the country’s ...
  • De Wet, W.A. (Walter Albert) (Blackwell, 2002-03)
    Over the past ten years South Africa has moved to an increasingly open economy, characterised by a (relatively) low inflation and large and unpredictable movements in the prices of financial assets. One of these asset ...
  • Jacobs, Davina Frederika; Schoeman, N.J. (Nicolaas Johannes); Van Heerden, J.H. (Jan Horn), 1957- (Blackwell, 2002-03)
    This paper investigates the usefulness of different definitions of the budget deficit and their impact on fiscal sustainability. The analysis shows that a number of alternative definitions of the budget deficit are useful, ...
  • Matlanyane, Adelaide; Harmse, Chris (Blackwell, 2002-03)
    This paper explores the implications of trade liberalization on international trade tax revenue and the macroeconomic implications thereof in the context of the South African economy. The main focus of the paper is on ...
  • Blignaut, James Nelson; Anderson, H.J. (Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences, University of Pretoria, 2002-06)
    Conservation is often perceived as the responsibility of the landowners. If landowners fail to benefit from conservation, they inevitably view it as profiteroding and it becomes less attractive than alternative land-use ...
  • Blignaut, James Nelson (Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences, University of Pretoria, 2002-06)
    Examines the origins of modern economics. Discusses the change in current philosophy and by contrast, the stagnation of economic theory. Takes a brief look at the ongoing research trends.
  • Swanepoel, A.S.; Schoeman, N.J. (Nicolaas Johannes) (Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences, University of Pretoria, 2002-09)
    The many practical economic and political difficulties encountered in discretionary fiscal stabilisation policy highlight the potential benefits of allowing automatic fiscal stabilisers to operate over the cycle. This ...