• Political Economy
    all-round economic crisis has been the advanced capitalist countries of the North, but with even more devastating impacts for the countries of the South. World unemployment stands today at 210 million - the highest recorded level of unemployment in history; 64 million more people have been pushed into...
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  • Contemporara Labour Market
    Contemporary Labour Market Policy and Poverty in South Africa Muzi Maziya No 99/34 ISBN: 0-7992-1979-7 December 1999 Development Policy Research Unit University of Cape Town Abstract This paper outlines the recent labour market reforms in South Africa and discusses their likely impact on poverty...
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  • Brics
    Fundamentals - Group Assignment Date : 2012/08/05 Programme : FBMP 1|Page IMPACT OF BRICS ON THE SOUTH AFRICAN ECONOMY BRAZIL, RUSSIA, INDIA, CHINA, SOUTH AFRICA 2|Page Table of Contents 1. Executive Summary Page 1 2. Introduction Page 2 3. Analysis Page...
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  • Supervisor
    as the land of freedom, the most technologically advanced, and the richest nation in the world with the most generous people, its foreign policy is facing rigid international criticism from adversaries and allies. Is the United States foreign policy or diplomatic missions primarily serving U.S. interest...
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  • Why Regionalism Rises Globally
    important thing needed by each nation. During the end of 1940s, European regionalism took a concrete form. The agreement establishing the Benelux Customs Union was signed in 1944 by the governments in exile of Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg in London, and entered into force in 1947. In 1952, Denmark, Sweden...
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  • Economics
    Behavioural attributes | | Barriers to entry | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | South Africa: Economic Policy and Development Complied by Richard Knight, July 2001 "The need to create employment and a better life for our people is the...
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  • Platinum Industry Analysis
    than gold, as platinum albums and platinum credit cards attest in the South African markets. South Africa is the largest producer of platinum, producing above 70% of platinum in the world, followed by Russia and Australia. Three South African companies companies dominate The number and scope of platinum's...
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  • Aids Research in Africa: What Can the Un Do to Help?
    sub-Saharan Africa. (Weissman) More than seventy percent of the world’s AIDS population lives in sub-Saharan Africa. The news is sobering. In fact it is down right frightening. A report from the United Nations says that AIDS will kill half of all fifteen year olds in Zimbabwe, Botswana, and South Africa...
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  • Regional Integration
    1 1. INTRODUCTION Regional economic integration has a fairly long history in virtually all parts of Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). A number of leaders called for the integration of Africa already soon after independence, but it was only in the 1970s and 1980s that concrete steps were taken to re-launch...
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  • Transition to Democracy
    CRITICALLY ASSESSING SOUTH AFRICA’S TRANSITION TO DEMOCRACY By By Zaahir Samodien Date: 20 April 2004 TABLE OF CONTENTS 1. BACKGROUND Page 1 2. ASSETS SINCE TRANSITION Page 1 1. Deepening of democracy Page 1 2. Governance ...
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  • Namibia
    flourishing country located in the south west of Africa. Its surrounding neighbors are Angola, Botswana, South Africa, and the South Atlantic Sea. The country is very young, and was recently liberated from foreign and South African rule, and was formerly known as South West Africa. Compared to all of its neighbors...
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  • International Trade Notes
    Economics Compiled by Prof E Ziramba INTERNATIONAL TRADE Only study guide for ECS302-E UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH AFRICA PRETORIA © 2010 University of South Africa All rights reserved Printed and published by the University of South Africa Muckleneuk, Pretoria ECS302E/1/2011 – 2013 iii ECS302-E/1/2011-2013 ...
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  • South Africa Pest Analysis
    TAXATION As of 1 January 2001, South Africa's territorial system of taxation (or source-based system) was replaced with one based on worldwide incomes for resident companies, including resident branches of foreign companies. In order to preserve some of South Africa's appeal as an "off-shore" location...
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  • Wal-Mart
    Will Wal-Mart succeed or fail in South Africa and Chile? Research Paper Research Paper Guide: XXXX Submitted by: XXXX Research Paper Topic Will Wal-Mart succeed or fail in South Africa and Chile? Hypothesis Labour issues, cultural differences, and logistics and supply chain issues in...
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  • industrialisation
    ECONOMIC COMMISSION FOR AFRICA Forty-sixth session of the Economic Commission for Africa Sixth Joint Annual Meetings of the ECA Conference of African Ministers of Finance, Planning and Economic Development and AU Conference of Ministers of Economy and Finance AFRICAN UNION COMMISSION Eighth session...
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  • Challenges Facing Export of Horticultural Products in Kenya
    intervention. The European Union is the larges consumer of Kenya horticultural exports Kenya horticultural export to the European Union accounted for 45 percent of the total export in 2000 For most of the horticultural exports products the European Union accounts for the bulk of the trade in Kenya representing...
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  • Managerial Ecconomics
    Trade Policy Research 2004 Table of Contents The World Trade System: Challenges and Opportunities from the Development Perspective Paul Mably with Susan Joekes and Khaled Fourati* This Chapter reports on a seminar hosted by the Trade, Employment and Competitiveness Program Initiative of the International...
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  • International Business Ch.8 summary
    Chapter 8 ---- Abstract In this “Regional Economic Integration” chapter talks some trade that is not that familiar to our daily life. Regional trade agreements are changing the landscape of the global marketplace. Trade agreements can allow companies to alter their strategies, sometimes radically. Regional...
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  • Global Marketing Notes
    and geocentric companies are integrated on a regional and global scale, respectively. • What is the key global challenge facing organizational leaders today? The key challenge facing organizational leaders today is managing a company’s evolution beyond an ethnocentric, polycentric, or regiocentric...
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  • The Role of Unions in South Africa
    Collectivism, Unionisation and Union Influence: A decline? An investigation into the attitudes and perceptions of South African unionised employees in a single trade union. Shenaz Sheik Submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the Degree Masters- Industrial/Organisational Psychology...
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