South African Journal of Economic and Management Sciences

The South African Journal of Economic and Managment Sciences/Suid-Afrikaanse Joernaal van 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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NEW DEVELOPMENT : From 2015 DOI links are added to articles.

Vol 18, No 1 (2015)

Table of Contents


Mixed methods research in the South African Journal of Economic and Management Sciences: An investigation of trends in the literature PDF
Patrick Ngulube, Beatrice Ngulube 1-13
Derivation of a framework for annual financial statements of a property-casualty insurance firm: From Adam Smith to the modern insurance firm PDF
Robert Vivian, Hugh-David Hutcheson 14-31
Employee well-being, intention to leave and perceived employability: A psychological contract approach PDF
Leoni van der Vaart, Bennie Linde, Leon de Beer, Marike Cockeran 32-44
Economic inequality as a source of interpersonal violence: Evidence from sub-Saharan Africa and South Africa PDF
Geoff Harris, Claire Vermaak 45-57
The perceived treatment of employees from designated groups in the workplace PDF
Mariette Coetzee 58-69
Cost-effective infrastructure choices in education: Location, build or repair PDF
Glenn P Jenkins, Armin Zeinali 70-83
The role of cost of capital in regulatory capital discrepancies among developing countries PDF
Johann Jacobs, Gary van Vuuren 84-104
Implementing the countercyclical capital buffer in South Africa: Practical considerations PDF
Pravin Burra, Pieter Juriaan de Jongh, Helgard Raubenheimer, Gary van Vuuren, Henco Wiid 105-127
Multinational corporations as channels for international technology transfer: Evidence from the South African innovation survey PDF
Nazeem Mustapha, Pedro Mendi 128-142



ISI web of knowledge: 2013 Impact factor

Sajems citations

2013 impact factor: 0.153

five year impact factor 0.138

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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)
  • 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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