Published articles


1. Annaert, J., Buelens, F. & Cuyvers, L. 2019. Returns on Foreign Investment during the pre-1914 era: The case of Russia. European Review of Economic History.

(Available from Oxford Academic)

2. Claassen, C. & Blaauw, D. "...what is going on in the lives of these people?" - Encouraging community engagement in Development Economics studies. SAGE Open. January-March 2019: 1-9.

(Available from SAGE Journals)

3. Coetzee, C.E. & Kleynhans, E.P.J. 2019. Estimating trade flows between regions of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. South African Journal of Economics and Management Sciences, 22(2).

4. Cooper, T.J. & Meyer, D.F. 2019. Towards a developmental or welfare state: The case of South Africa. Administratio Publica, 27(1), 181-201.

5. Cuyvers, L. 2019. The 'ASEAN Way' and ASEAN's development gap with Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam: a critical view. Asia Pacific Business Review, DOI: 10.1080/13602381.2019.1652980.

6. Cuyvers, L., Chen,L. & De Lombaerde, P. 2019. 50 years of regional integration in ASEAN. Asia Pacific Business Review, DOI: 10.1080/13602381.2019.1652975.

7. Dyason, D., Rossouw, R. & Kleynhans, E.P.J. 2019. Economic impact assessment of a South African university campus: A case for promoting on-campus contact learning. South African Journal of Economic and Management Sciences. a3153, 22(1):1–11.

8. Efobi, U., Belmondo, T., Orkoh, E., Atata, S.N., Akinyemi, O. & Beecorft, I. 2019. Environmental pollution policy of small businesses in Nigeria and Ghana: extent and impact. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 26:2882-2897.

(Available from Springer Link)

9. Garidzirai, R., Meyer, D.F. & Muzindutsi, P.F. 2019. The imppact of economic sectors on local economic development (led): The case of Capricorn region, Limpopo province South Africa. International Journal of Economics and Finance Studies, 11(2):19-34.

10. Hoffman, A.J., Grater, S., Venter, W.C., Maree, J. & Liebenberg, D. 2019. Designing a new methodology for customs risk models. World Customs Journal, 13(1);35-60.

11. Jansen van Rensburg, S.J., Viviers, W., Cameron, M. and Parry, A. 2019. Identifying export opportunities between IORA member states using the TRADE-DSM® methodology: A case involving South Africa and Thailand. Journal of Indian Ocean Region, 15(1):78-96.

(Available from Taylor and Francis Online)

12.  Kleynhans, E.P.J. 2019. Kommentaar op die artikels van Prof Wessel Pienaar rakende riglyne by die keuse van padbouprojekte deur die Suid-Afrikaanse owerheid. Tydskrif vir Geesteswetenskappe, 59(1):157-162.

(Available from Scielo

13. Kleynhans, E.P.J. & Coetzee, C. 2019. Assessment of financial conditions of South African Municipalities: A unique model for KwaZulu Natal. Southern African Business Review, 23:1-5. doi.org/10.25159/1998-8125/4396.

(Available from African Journals Online

14. Mapendere, P., Schenck. C.J. & Blaauw, P.F. (2019). “Half a loaf is better than nothing”: the risks and resilience of day labourers in Cape Town. Social Work/Maatskaplike Werk, 55(3), 311-328.

15. Meyer, D.F. 2019. An analysis of the causal relationship between economic development, good governance and political stability in Malaysia. International Journal of Innovation, Creativity and Change. 5(2): 639-657.

16. Meyer, D.F., & Habanabakize, T. 2019. An assessment of the value of PMI and manufacturing sector growth in predicting overall economic output (GDP) in South Africa. International Journal of eBusiness and eGovernment Studies, 11(2):1-6.

(Available from Sobiad)

17. Meyer, D.F., & Sanusi, K.A. 2019. A causality analysis of the relationship between gross fixed capital formation, economic growth and employment in South Africa. Studia Universitatis Babes-Bolyai Oeconomica, 64(1):33-44 DOI: 10.2478/subboec-2019-0003.

18. Orkoh, E., Blaauw, P.F. & Claassen, C.  2019.  Relative effects of income and consumption poverty on time poverty in Ghana. Social Indicators Research, DOI: 10.1007/s11205-019-02158-0 .

19. Mosala, S.J., Venter, J.C. & Bain, E.G. 2019. The national democratic revolution (NDR) in South Africa: An ideological journey. Koers, forthcoming.

20. Schneck, C.J., Blaauw, P.F., Viljoen, J.M.M. & Swart, E.  2019.  Exploring the potential health risks faced by waste pickers in landfills in South Africa: A socio-ecological perspective. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 16(11): 2059. 

(Available from MDPI)

21. Schneck, C.J., Blaauw, P.F., Viljoen, J.M.M., Swart, C.C. & Mudavanhu, N. 2019. The management of South Africa's landfills and waste pickers on them: Impacting lives and livelihoods. Development Southern Africa, 36(1):80-98. DOI:10.1080/0376835X.2018.1483822.

(Available from Taylor and Francis Online)

22. Viljoen, J.M.M., Blaauw, P.F. & Schneck, C.J. 2019. The opportunities and value-added activities of buy-back centres in South Africa's recycling industry: A value-chain analysis. Local economy, 34(3):294-315.

23. Walters, J., Vorster, K., Rheeder, R. & Venter, J. 2019. Theoconomy: An ethical paradigm for economic prosperity. In die Skriflig, forthcoming.

(Available from In die Skriflig)

24. Walters, J., Vorster, K. & Venter, J. 2019. Theoconomy: Fixing the forecasting error. In die Skriflig, forthcoming.

(Available from In die Skriflig)


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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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