Honours Students' Projects

 2017-04-0108:49 PDF Ebrahim, Amina This paper tests for happiness differences among race groups in South Africa and also investigates the determinants of happiness for each race group. Using data from the [...] 2010 | Report | 2017-04-0114:18 PDF Dobson, Blaise The paper analyzes the broad history underpinning the concept of sustainable development and its context within the events industry and specifically with regards to the S [...] 2010 | Report | 2017-04-0112:06 PDF Van Eck, Lisa This paper investigates social democracy and the “developmental state” model as development alternatives for South Africa. This research is significant as it enhances [...] 2010-11 | Report | 2017-04-0110:30 PDF Brooks, Laura A deterministic model for the economic impact of African Horse Sickness (AHS) on the equine breeding industry was developed for South Africa. It was applied to the case o [...] 2010-11 | Report | 2017-04-0114:25 PDF Saner, Nicola The hidden economy surrounding the medicinal plant trade in South Africa is estimated to be worth approximately $60 to$100 billion per annum. There is increasing focus o [...] 2009 | Report | 2017-04-0110:19 PDF Hittler, Candice Since 1994 South Africa has been unable to sustainably achieve the rates of economic growth necessary to decrease its very high level of unemployment. Inadequate growth h [...] 2009 | Report | 2017-04-0108:48 PDF Mohamed, Sarah S.H. The importance of bio-fuels as an alternative to oil is growing due to the increasing volatility of oil prices. As bio-fuels increasingly replace oil, their higher deman [...] 2009 | Report | 2017-04-0112:25 PDF 2017-04-0114:23 PDF Linde, Kathryn Recently South Africa recorded record current account deficits at a time of high commodity prices. A major contributor to these deficits was a lower level of corporate sa [...] 2009 | Report | 2017-04-0111:29 PDF Gull, Katie The economics of a Payment for Watershed Services (PWS) is examined as a way to finance the restoration of the Baviaans catchment. The proposed PWS consists of Gamtoos-va [...] 2009 | Report |