Published articles


1. Blaauw, P.F., Schenk, C.J., Pretorius, A. & Schoeman, C. 2017. All quiet on the social work front: Experience of Zimbabwean day labourers in South Africa. International Social Work, 60(2):351-365.

(Available from SAGEpub)

2. Cameron, M., Viviers, W. & Steenkamp, E. 2017. Breaking the 'big data' barrier when selecting agricultural export markets: an innovative approach. Agrekon, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03031853.2017.1298456.

(Available from Taylor and Francis Online) 

3. Chen, L., De Lombaerde, P. & Cuyvers, L. 2017. Markets matter: The potential of intra-regional trade in ASEAN and its implications fro Asian regionalism. Asian Economic Papers, 16(2):1-19.

(Available from MIT Press Journals

4. Coetzee, C. & Kleynhans, E. 2017. Public capital stock and economic growth - a KwaZulu-Natal case study. South African Journal of Economic and Management Sciences, 20(1):1-10.

(Available from Sabinet)

5. Cuyvers, L., Steenkamp, E., Viviers, W., Cameron, M. & Rossouw, R. 2017. Identifying Thailand's high-potential export opportunities in ASEAN+3 countries. Journal of International Trade Law and Policy, 16(1):2-33. 

(Available from Emerald Insight)

6. Gnade, H., Blaauw, D. & Greyling, T. 2017. The impact of basic and social infrastructure investment on South African economic growth and development. Development Southern Africa, 34(3):347-364.

(Available from Taylor & Francis Online)

7. Hoffman, A., Grater, S., Schaap, A., Maree, J. & Bhero, E. 2017. A simulation approach for reconciling customs and trade risk associated with cross-border freight movements. The South African Journal of Industrial Engineering, 27(3):251-264.

(Available from The South African Journal of Industrial Engineering)

8. Kleynhans, E. & Coetzee, C. 2017. The influence of space on business confidence. AfricaGrowth Agenda, 14(1):15-17.

(Available from Sabinet)

9. Rooderick, M.S., Blaauw, P.F. & Schenck, C.J. 2017. The economic impact of NGOs on the well-being of extended households in Soweto. Social Work Practitioner-Researcher, 28(3):221-235.

(Available from UPJournals)

10. Theodore, N., Blaauw, D., Pretorius, A. & Schenck, C. 2017. The socioeconomic incorporation of migrant and native-born day labourers in Tshwane, South Africa. International Migration, 55(1):142-156.

(Available from Wiley Online Library)

11. Van der Merwe, W. & Kleynhans, E. 2017. Die krisis in die Suid-Afrikaanse staalbedryf te midde van Sjinese mededinging. Tydskrif vir Geesteswetenskappe, 57(2):521-541.

(Available from Scientific Electronic Library Online)

12. Van der Merwe, J.D., Cloete, P.C., Van Schalkwyk, H.D. & Kleynhans, E.P.J. 2017. The Competitive Status of the South African Wheat Industry. Economic Research Southern Africa Working Paper 676.

(Available from Economic Research Southern Africa)



1. Bain, E.G. & Venter, J. 2016. Public health policy in a time of change and disaster in South Africa: 1910 to 1920. Jàmbá - Journal of Disaster risk Studies, 8(1):1-8.

(Available from Jàmbá)

2. Bezuidenhout, H. & Grater, S. 2016.  The dimensions of FDI in the tourism sector in Africa. Journal of Applied Business Research, 32(4):1115-1136.

(Available from The Clute Institute)

3. Chapman, G., Wait, R. & Kleynhans, E.P.J. 2016. The Governance of Shale Gas Mining in South Africa. South African Journal of International Affairs, 23(1):69-88.

(Available from Taylor and Francis Online)

4. Coetzee, Z., Bezuidenhout, H., Claassen, C. & Kleynhans, E.P.J. 2016. Profiling sectoral risks of foreign direct investment (FDI) in Africa for the first decade of the 21st century. Journal of Economic and Financial Sciences, 9(1):159-180. 

(Available from Sabinet Reference)

5. Ferreira, L. & Rossouw, R. 2016. South Africa’s economic policies on unemployment: A historical analysis of transition. Journal of Economic and Financial Sciences, 9(3):807-832.

(Available soon from Sabinet Reference)

6. Kleynhans, E.P.J. 2016. Factors determining industrial competitiveness and the role of spillovers. Journal of Applied Business Research, 32(2):527-540.

(Available from The Clute Institute)

7. Jarbandhan, D.B., Viljoen, K., de Beer, J. & Blaauw, D. 2016. Low-cost housing finance and delivery challenges in South Africa. Loyola Journal of Social Sciences, 30(2):169-190.

(Available from NWU Libraries)

8. Lombaard, A.L. & Kleynhans, E.P.J. 2016. The feasibility of a Nuclear Renaissance: A cost-benefit analysis of nuclear energy as a power source. Acta Commercii, 16(2):1-11.

(Available from Acta Commercii)

9. Matthee, M., Farole, T. Naughtin, T. Rankin, N. 2016. South African exporters and the global crisis: intensive margin shock, extensive margin hangover. South African Journal of Economics, 84(2):183-198.

(Available from RePEc)

10. Matthee, M., E, Idsardi & Krugell, W.F.  2016.  Can South Africa sustain and diversify its exports.  South African Journal of Economic and Management Sciences, 19(2):249-263.

(Available from Scientific Electronic Library Online)

11. Mhlaba, L., Blaauw, D. & Parry, A. 2016. Is national health insurance a viable option for South Africa? Experiences from other countries. Africagrowth Agenda, 13(4):8-12.

(Available from Sabinet)

12. Phiri, A. 2016. Examining asymmetric effects in the South African Phillips curve: evidence from logistic smooth transition regression models. International Journal of Sustainable Economy, 8(1):18-42.

(Available from Inderscience Online)

13. Phiri, A. 2016. Tourism and economic growth in South Africa: Evidence from linear and non-linear cointegration frameworks. Managing Global Transitions, 14(1):45-67.

(Available from RePEc)

14. Phiri, A. 2016. Inflation persistence and monetary policy in South Africa: Is the 3% to 6% target too persistent? International Journal of Sustainable Economy, 8(2):111-124. 

(Available from Inderscience Online)

15. Saayman, M., Krugell, W. F., Saayman, A. 2016. Willingness to Pay: Who are the cheap talkers? Annals of Tourism Research, 56:96-11.

(Available from ScienceDirect)

16. Saayman, M., Krugell, W.F. & Saayman, A.  2016.  Characterisation of cyclists’ willingness to pay for green initiatives at Africa’s largest cycle tour.  SAJEMS, 19(3):440-466.

(Available from Scientific Electronic Library Online)

17. Schenck, C.J., Blaauw, P.F. & Viljoen, J.M.M. 2016. Enabling factors for the existence of waste pickers: a systematic review. Social Work/Maatskaplike Werk, 52(1):35-53.

(Available from Social Work Journals, hosted by the Stellenbosch University Library and Information Service)

18. Schenck, C.J., Blaauw, P.F. & Viljoen, J.M.M.  2016.  The socio-economic differences between landfill and street waste picking in the Free State province.  Development Southern Africa, 33(4):532-547.

(Available from Taylor and Francis Online)

19. Schoeman, C. & Blaauw, P.F.  2016.  The flourishing nature of labour brokerage in South Africa: An investigation into the role of employment and performance uncertainty.  Journal of Economic and Financial Sciences, 9(1):137-152.

(Available from Sabinet)

20. Van der Merwe J.D., Cloete P.C. & van der Hoeven, M. 2016. Promoting Food Security through Indigenous and Traditional Food Crops. Journal of Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems, 40(8):830-847.

(Available from Taylor and Francis Online)

21. Van der Merwe J.D., Cloete P.C., van Schalkwyk, H.D. & Kleynhans, E.P.J. 2016. The competitive status of the South African wheat industry. Journal of Economic and Financial Sciences, 9(3):651-666.

(Available from Sabinet)

22. Viljoen, J.M.M., Blaauw, P.F & Schenck, C.J.  2016.  “I would rather have a decent job”: Barriers preventing street waste pickers from improving their socioeconomic conditions.  South African Journal of Economic and Management Sciences, 19(2):175-191.

(Available from Economic Research Southern Africa)

2015 (pdf)2014 (pdf), 2013 (pdf) and 2012 (pdf)


Peer reviewed papers in non-accredited journals


1. Grater, S., Parry, A. & Viviers, W. 2017. Realising the Potential of Services SMEs in Developing Economies. International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD) Issue Paper. Geneva, Switzerland.

(Available from ICTSD)


1. Viljoen JMM, Blaauw PF & Schenck CJ. 2016. Sometimes you don't make enough to buy food" - an analysis of South African street waste pickers' income. ERSA Working paper 603. April.

(Available from Economic Research Southern Africa)


1. Cuyvers, L. & Soeng, R. 2013. The impact of the EU Generalized System of Preferences on exports and GSP utilization by Asian and Latin American countries. Journal of International Trade Law and Policy, 12(1):80-97.

(Available from Emerald Insight)

2. Cuyvers, L., Chen, L., Goethals, L. & Ghislain, S. 2013. EU-ASEAN FTAs: Does one size fit all? CAS discussion paper no. 91. 

(Available from Collections at UNU)

3. Cuyvers, L., Assawaphanichkul, O., Ekasittipol, T., Laphasuk, S. & Mhuensai, P. 2013. Market Profile: Thailand’s export potential of tamarinds to the USA. ASEAN Business Case Studies No 33. ISSN-2031-4027.

(Available from University of Antwerp)

4. Cuyvers, L., Chamroenprucks, K., Maninopparatana, S., Chumasaratul, T. & Thananan, N. 2013. Market profile: potentials for make-up cosmetics exports of Thailand to Japan. ASEAN Business Case Studies No. 32. ISSN-2031-4027. 

(Available from University of Antwerp)