ISSN 1015-8812 printed version
ISSN 2222-3436 online version



Basic information

The South African Journal of Economics and Management Sciences is a scientific journal, published 4–5 times per year by the University of Pretoria.

The journal focuses on economics including environmental, agricultural and construction economics; marketing and communication management; human resource management; business management; accounting and financial management; public management and administration; and tourism.

The journal was started by Prof Geert de Wet, the then head of Department of Economics in 1988 as there was a need for an additional academic journal especially in the area of management.The original title of the journal was Suid-Afrikaanse Tydskrif vir Ekonomiese en Bestuurswetenskappe.

The journal's abbreviated key title is: S. Afr. j. econ. manag. sci. (Online)


Index sources

  • Social Sciences Citation Index
  • EconLit
  • Web of Science



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The publication receives financial support from the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences, University of Pretoria.


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