Concentration and South African industry

by J. V. Tregenna-Piggott

Publisher: Dept. of Economics, University of Natal in Durban

Written in English
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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementby J. V. Tregenna-Piggott.
SeriesOccasional paper - Department of Economics, University of Natal ;, no. 5, Occasional paper (University of Natal. Dept. of Economics) ;, no. 5.
LC ClassificationsHD2922 .T73
The Physical Object
Pagination43 p. ;
Number of Pages43
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4281522M
ISBN 100869800566
LC Control Number78307717

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Most of these corporations also dominate the publishing industry in South Africa, and Naspers controls the lion’s share. Since newspapers play an important role in terms of informing citizens about key events, media concentration is unhealthy and often leads to corruption like price fixing and biased reporting, or a few shareholders.

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Industry Concentration 1 1 Introduction The study of industrial concentration in the South African manufacturing sector has been largely neglected in the past. While notable exceptions ex-ist,1 concentrationhas featuredless inthe debate onSouth African industry characteristics and performance than the exceptionally high degrees of con.

The paper empirically measured the degree of concentration and competition in the banking industry of four (4) African countries namely: Nigeria, South-Africa, Egypt and Kenya during the period. concentration and market power is discussed in more detail later in this article).

4 Literature on measuring healthcare market concentration As a precursor to the South African analysis, we consider South African and international literature regarding the measurement of market concentration for hospitals and healthcare insurers.

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History of industrial decentralization in South Africa (Part I): The regional concentration of industry and the historical basis of the policy ∗ The authors gratefully acknowledge a grant from the Richard Ward Endowment Fund (administered by the University of the Witwatersrand), without which this research would not have been possible.

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South African Facilities Management Industry Study The outputs of this study reflect the views and opinions of Respondents and not SAFMA executive or members. Introduction 2. SCOPE OF THE STUDY 3 This survey was about the local Facilities Management industry. Concentration can be a good thing!

zBecause of the potential losses from a breakdown of the banking system, concentration in the industry can be good in a few critical ways. zA study done by the National Bureau of Economic Research found that high concentration leads to high stability in the banking industry.South Africa’s major trading partners of meat imports include Brazil, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom and Germany.

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