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Innovation and Invention: Processes and Incentives

Financial Reforms and the Finance – Growth Relationship in the Southern African Development Community (SADC)

Alex Bara, Gift Mugano & Pierre Le Roux
This study seeks to establish the casual relationship between financial development and economic growth in the SADC region, factoring-in the role of financial reforms. Utilising Generalised Methods of Moments (GMM) and Panel Fixed Effects estimations, the study established that financial...
Jun 2016
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The Economics of Information Technology in Public Sector Health Facilities in Developing Countries: The Case of South Africa

Gregory B. Cline and John M. Luiz
The public healthcare sector in developing countries face many challenges, including weak healthcare systems and under resourced facilities that deliver poor outcomes relative to total healthcare expenditure. Healthcare delivery, access to healthcare and cost containment has the potential for...
Oct 2011
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“Global since Gold” The Globalisation of Conglomerates: Explaining the Experience from South Africa, 1990 - 2009

Grietjie Verhoef
The internationalisation of enterprises is one of the essential ways to strengthen the competitiveness of firms from developing countries (UNCTAD, 2005c: 3). Strong growth in outward foreign direct investment (OFDI) from developing countries has become the distinguishing feature of the twenty-first...
Sep 2011
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