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Interrelations among stock prices of South Africa and the United States and the rand/dollar exchange rate
(Stellenbosch University, 2007)
This paper seeks to examine the dynamic short-term causal relations and the long-term equilibrium relations between the two major financial assets, stock prices of the US and South Africa and the rand/US$ exchange rate. ...
The impact of microfinance on household livelihoods: Evidence from rural Eritrea
(Palgrave Macmillan, Cham, 2017)
This study examined the impact of microfinance on the livelihoods of households in rural Eritrea. It specifically sought to find out whether the Saving and Microcredit Programme (SMCP), introduced by the Eritrean Government ...
Forecasting volatility in sub-Saharan Africa’s commodity markets
(Business Perspectives, 2007)
Using spot prices from eighteen commodities traded by most Sub-Saharan African countries, this paper evaluates the out-of-sample volatility forecasting efficiency of seven models. The models evaluated included random walk, ...
Financial development and health care expenditure in Sub Saharan Africa Countries
(Taylor & Francis, 2020)
The study aimed to examine the relationship between financial development and health care expenditure in 46 Sub Saharan Africa (SSA) countries. The paper argues that health care expenditure is a key transmission mechanism ...