Articles by Author: L Sharp

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  1. Climate and fisheries: cause and effect or managing the long and short of it all

    Climate and fisheries: cause and effect or managing the long and short of it all

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Marine Science
    Recent developments in understanding the sources of variation in aquatic population behaviours, whether the causes are understood or not, have further diminished the presumption that resource populations can be managed on the basis of catch and effort statistics alone. The...
  2. Pieces of the puzzle: anecdotes, time-series and insights

    Pieces of the puzzle: anecdotes, time-series and insights

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Marine Science
    The recent few decades might well be called the age of onset of coordinated instrumental records. These decades of increased measuring capability, precision and analysis have also provided experience with failed short-term projections of climate, ocean and subsequent ecological responses...
  3. The Human Economy Project: first steps

    The Human Economy Project: first steps

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Anthropology Southern Africa
    The Human Economy Project is interdisciplinary in scope, but relies extensively on anthropological research methods. These methods are an appropriate counter to the methods adopted in mainstream economics, which has been criticised for its isolation from ‘the ordinary business of...
  4. Towards a human economy: reflections on a new project

    Towards a human economy: reflections on a new project

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Anthropology Southern Africa
    The University of Pretoria's Human Economy project began at the end of 2010. To date it has involved eighteen post-doctoral fellows, drawn from around the world, and eight doctoral candidates, all from Africa. This paper reviews the project's progress, drawing...
  5. The realignment of international stock markets after the 1987 crash, with special reference to the Johannesburg Stock Exchange

    The realignment of international stock markets after the 1987 crash, with special reference to the Johannesburg Stock Exchange

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Accounting Research
    This paper investigates stock price associations between the world’s sixteen largest international markets in the period immediately before and after the 1987 market crash, as well as in a more recent post-crash period. The analysis suggests that the crash had...
  6. A distributional comparison of size-based portfolios on the JSE

    A distributional comparison of size-based portfolios on the JSE

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Investment Analysts Journal
    This paper examines the non-normality of two smaller capitalization and two larger capitalization portfolios, under different weighting schemes. It demonstrates the superior fit from using two-component mixture of normal distributions instead of a single normal distribution. Additionally, the paper analyzes...
  7. The end of culture? Some directions for anthropology at the University of Pretoria

    The end of culture? Some directions for anthropology at the University of Pretoria

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Anthropology Southern Africa
    This is the text of on inaugural lecture as Professor of Anthropology and Head of the Department of Anthropology and Archaeology at the University of Pretoria delivered on 19 October 2004. Several changes have been made to the text to...
  8. The Human Economy Project: first steps

    The Human Economy Project: first steps

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Anthropology Southern Africa
    The Human Economy Project is interdisciplinary in scope, but relies extensively on anthropological research methods. These methods are an appropriate counter to the methods adopted in mainstream economics, which has been criticised for its isolation from ‘the ordinary business of...
  9. Towards a human economy: reflections on a new project

    Towards a human economy: reflections on a new project

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Anthropology Southern Africa
    The University of Pretoria's Human Economy project began at the end of 2010. To date it has involved eighteen post-doctoral fellows, drawn from around the world, and eight doctoral candidates, all from Africa. This paper reviews the project's progress, drawing...