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Browsing Theses and Dissertations (Economics) by Type "Thesis"

Browsing Theses and Dissertations (Economics) by Type "Thesis"

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  • Le Roux, Christelle (2013-06-13)
    This study focuses on the extent to which the various elements of corporate brand identity as identified in the literature are perceived to contribute to corporate brand image formation. In doing so, a theoretical perspective ...
  • Govender, Megan (2011-06)
    In this thesis the feasibility of making social transfers conditional in South Africa is examined with specific focus on the Child Support Grant. Currently, there are more than 8.7 million children receiving Child Support ...
  • Oster, Gavin Lee (2009-08-25)
    Short-term interest rates are key economic variables, yet few people understand how these rates are determined. This confusion extends to the theoretical level. In neoclassical interest-rate theory for instance, the interest ...
  • Bekker, Doreen (2009-08-25)
    The purpose of this thesis is to investigate the use of anti-dumping measures in order to make economic sense of what seems to amount to cheating on an international agreement. There are numerous loopholes in the Anti-dumping ...
  • Omolo, Miriam (2013-03-11)
    Trade liberalization in Kenya started in the early 1980s with the structural adjustment programmes, and continued under the multilateral framework of the WTO. During the same period, the incidence of poverty and level ...
  • Rwakunda, Christian (2009-08-25)
    The purpose of the dissertation is to establish a framework with which to assess the prospective gains from regional monetary integration among five neighboring countries in East Africa: Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, ...
  • De Hart, Petrus Jacobus (2013-07-25)
    Even though major advances in economic theory and modelling have in some cases furthered our understanding of how the economy works, the system as a whole has become more complex. If policymakers had perfect knowledge ...
  • Jackson, Michael Keith Caulton (2009-08-25)
    This thesis examines the relationship of monetary policy and investment in a theoretical framework in which monetary and real economic forces are intrinsically interlinked. The full shift from a money, real dichotomy in ...
  • Eggink, Maria Elizabeth (2011-11)
    The aim of this study is to determine the role that innovation plays in economic development and how an economic environment can be created that is conducive to innovation. The urgent need for development in large parts ...
  • Hart, John Slater, 1954- (2009-08-25)
    Terence Hutchison's 1938 essay has been variously interpreted as introducing positivism, ultra-empiricism, and Popperian falsificationism into economics. Given Popper's well known anti-positivist stance, this state of ...

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