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The Disintegrating Force of Rationalism on Economics: What it means for Islamic Economics

Abdulkader Cassim Mahomedy
In the last of this three-part study, the impact of the two dominant epistemologies of modernity on economics is fully explained. The intrusion of their ideas profoundly shaped both the content and methodology of the discipline, eventually instigating the separation of the field from the other...
May 2016
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International Trade and Labour Demand Elasticities: Is there Any Empirical Evidence from South Africa?

Abdulkader Cassim Mahomedy
There are various pathways through which the impact of trade openness may be transmitted to the labour market. This study explores a relatively new linkage identified by the literature: the impact on labour demand elasticities via a substitution effect through increased factor substitutability and/...
May 2013
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Are arts events a good way of augmenting the economic impact of sports? The case of the 2010 Soccer World Cup and the National Arts Festival in South Africa

Jen D. Snowball
Despite the debate about whether arts consumers are also sports consumers, many countries have used cultural events to leverage further tourism spending from sports events, the most famous example being the cultural Olympics. This paper reports the findings of research conducted at the 2010 South...
Jun 2012
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