Published articles


1. Bertelsmann-Scott, T., Jansen van Rensburg, S., Viviers, W., Parshotam, A., Parry, A., Rossouw, R., Langalanga, A. & Nkhata, D. 2018. The impact of plurilateral trade agreements on developing countries - to participate or not to participate? South African Journal of International Affairs, 25(2):177-198.

(Available from Taylor and Francis Online)

2. Bezuidenhout, H., Kleynhans, E. & Grater, S. 2018. The global value chain dimension of foreign direct investment flows in the agro-industrial sector of South Africa: 2003-2014. Acta Commercii, 18(1):1-13.

(Available from Acta Commercii)

3. Blaauw, P., Botha, I. & Schenck, C. 2018. The subjective well-being of day labourers in South Africa: The role of income and geographical location. South African Journal of Economic and Management Sciences, 21(1):1-11.

(Available from Aosis)

4. Coetzee, C.E. & Kleynhans, E.P.J. 2018. Analysing industrial growth in various cities of KwaZulu-Natal province, South Africa. Journal of Economic and Financial Sciences, 11(1), a184. 

(Available from Aosis)

5. Coetzee, C.E. & Kleynhans, E.P.J. 2018. Investigating city economic convergence in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: Integration or isolation. Regional Science, Polity and Practice, 2018:221-240.

(Available from Wiley Online Library)

6. Efobi, U. & Orkoh, E. 2018. Analysis of the impacts of entrepreneurship training on growth performance of firms: Quasi-experimental evidence from Nigeria, Journal of Entrepreneurship in Emerging Economies, 10(3).

(Available from Emerald Insight)

7. Hoffman, A.J., Grater, S., Venter, W.C., Maree, J. & Liebenberg, D. 2018. An explorative study into the effectiveness of a customs operation and its impact on trade. World Customs Journal, 12(2):63-86.

(Available from World Customs Journal)

8. Jansen van Rensburg, S., Viviers, W., Cameron, M. & Parry, A. Identifying export opportunities between IORA member states using the TRADE-DSM® methodology: a case study involving South Africa and Thailand. Journal of the Indian Ocean Region, https://doi.org/10.1080/19480881.2018.1521777

9. Matthee, M., Rankin, N.A., Webb, T. & Bezuidenhout, C. 2018. Understanding manufactured exporters at the firm-level: new insights from using SARS administrative data. South African Journal of Economics, 86(1):96-119. 

(Available from Wiley Online Library)

10. Mhonyera, G., Steenkamp, E. & Matthee, M. 2018. Evaluating South Africa's utilisation of sustained export potential in Sub-Saharan Africa. South African Journal of Economic and Management Sciences, 21(1), a1927.

(Available from Aosis)

11. Schenck, C.J., Blaauw, P.F., Viljoen, J.M.M. & Swart, E.C. 2018. Social work and food security: Case study on the nutritional capabilities of the landfill waste pickers in South Africa. International Social Work.

(Available from SAGE Journals)

12. Schenck, C.J., Theodore, N., Blaauw, P.F., Swart, E.C. & Viljoen, J.M.M. 2018. The N2 scrap collectors: Assessing the viability of informal recucling using the Sustainable Livelihoods Framework. Community Development Journal, DOI: 10.1093/cdj/bsx018

(Available from Oxford Academic)

13. Schenck, C.J & Blaauw, P.F. 2018. Day labourers: A case study of the vulnerability of the social fabric and cohesion in South Africa's informal economy. Tydskrif vir Geesteswetenskappe, 58(1):36-55.

(Available from Scielo

14. Strydom, P.D.F., Viviers, W. & Parry, A. 2018. Industrial policy in the global value chain era: A new paradigm for Africa. AfricaGrowth Agenda, 15(1):19-22.

(Available from Sabinet

15. Theodore, N., Pretorius, A.M., Blaauw, P.F. & Schenk, C.J. 2018. Informality and the context of reception in South Africa's new immigrant destinations. Population, Space and Place, 24(3).

(Available from Wiley Online Library)

16. Viljoen, J.M.M., Blaauw, P.F. & Schenck, R. 2018. Sometimes you don't make enough money to buy food: An analysis of South African street waste pickers' income. Journal of Economic and Financial Sciences, 11(1):1-13.

(Available from Aosis)

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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)

2. Blaauw, D. 2017. Informele indiensname in Suid-Afrika - dit gaan al swaarder. (Informal employment in South Africa - it's getting tougher). Woord & Daad/Word & Action, 56(430):26-28.

(Available from Sabinet)

3. Fliess, B., E. Idsardi and R. Rossouw (2017), “Export controls and competitiveness in African mining and minerals processing industries”, OECD Trade Policy Papers, No. 204, OECD Publishing, Paris. Geneva, Switzerland.

(Available from OECD iLibrary)


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

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