South African Journal of Economic and Management Sciences

The South African Journal of Economic and Managment Sciences/Suid-Afrikaanse Tydskrif vir Ekonomiese en Bestuurswetenskappe was founded in 1988 as a faculty journal at the University of Pretoria, but has now expanded to be globally representative.

SAJEMS' focus and scope


The South African Journal of Economic and Management Sciences (SAJEMS) is a leading South African-based publication for interdisciplinary research in the economic and management sciences. SAJEMS publishes and disseminates high-quality academic articles that contribute to the better understanding of the interaction between economic, environmental and social perspectives as applicable to the broader management sciences in an African environment.

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Vol 19, No 2 (2016)

Table of Contents


The income and price elasticity of demand for housing in Ghana: Empirical evidence from household level data PDF
Francis Tandoh, Devi Datt Tewari 160-174
“I would rather have a decent job”: Potential barriers preventing street-waste pickers from improving their socio-economic conditions PDF
Kotie Viljoen, Phillip Frederick Blaauw, Rinie Schenck 175-191
A proposed quantitative credit-rating methodology for South African provincial departments PDF
Erika Fourie, Tanja Verster, Gary Wayne van Vuuren 192-214
An exploration of the online investor relations (IR) practices of companies listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) PDF
Leana Esterhuyse, Christa Wingard 215-231
The expected well-being of urban refugees and asylum-seekers in Johannesburg PDF
Talita Greyling 232-248
Can South Africa sustain and diversify its exports? PDF
Marianne Matthee, Ernst Idsardi, Waldo Krugell 249-263
Unfulfilled loan demand among agro SMEs in Namibia PDF
Elina Amadhila, Sylvanus Ikhide 264-281
The increased use of information and communication technology (ICT) among employees: Implications for work-life interaction PDF
Wihan de Wet, Eileen Koekemoer 282-201
An estimation of the impact of the 2012 platinum-sector strike on the South African economy PDF
Johannes C Jordaan 302-320
Fair pricing, and pricing paradoxes PDF
Barbara Swart 321-329

SAJEMS Abstracting / Indexing

SAJEMS is a refereed scientific journal and is accredited by the South
African Department of Education. SAJEMS is also abstracted / indexed
in the following databases:
  • Thomson Reuters in their Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI)
  • Sabinet
  • EconLit, the electronic database of the Journal of Economic Literature (JEL)
  • The Australian Business Deans Council (ABDC) list
  • ProQuest LLC
  • SciELO SA
  • Ebsco Publishing Inc
  • DOAJ Netherlands (Directory of Open Access Journals)

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