The Journal of Economic and Financial Sciences (JEF) publishes theoretical and emprical research in the field of Economic and Financial Sciences. Manuscripts published in JEF fall mostly in the areas of auditing, corporate finance, corporate governance, economics, econometrics, financial accounting, financial planning, investment management, management accounting and taxation in the emerging market. View our Editorial Team.

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Original Research

Revisiting the satisfaction–loyalty link in retail banking – An emerging market perspective  
Daniel J. Petzer, Mornay Roberts-Lombard
21 May 2024

Original Research

A review of research performed on the approach to the subsequent measurement of goodwill  
Humnaaz Jhavary, Dusan Ecim, Wayne Van Zijl
03 May 2024

Original Research

Antecedents of youths who are not in employment, education or training: Micro-level evidence  
Jacques J.J. de Jongh, Precious Mncayi-Makhanya, Phindile Mdluli-Maziya
05 April 2024

Original Research

Effects of credit rating changes on corporate capital structure in South Africa  
Culverwell Bwowa, Marise Mouton, Milan C. De Wet
04 April 2024

Original Research

Corporate social responsibility, reputation and performance in the Zimbabwe’s mining sector  
Irvine Langton, Joseph Zuva, Chengedzai Mafini
29 March 2024

Review Article

Delineating the parameters of integrated thinking: A synthetic literature review  
Erica Du Toit, Ben Marx, Rozanne J. Smith
15 March 2024

Original Research

Suitability of risk assessment tools used during the portfolio recommendation process  
Solani Baloyi, Melany Lotter
11 March 2024

Original Research

Trends in and determinants of South African maize exports in the post-deregulation era  
Judith M. Geyser, Anmar Pretorius, Alicia Fourie
20 February 2024

Original Research

Savings and growth nexus in the context of Southern African Customs Union countries  
Lavisa Tala, Izunna C. Anyikwa, Pierre le Roux
14 February 2024


Journal of Economic and Financial Sciences  
Ilse Botha
31 January 2024
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 Notification: A must-read article: Editor's Choice


The article titled ‘The link between environmental, social and corporate governance disclosure and the cost of capital in South Africa’ published in the  Journal of Economic and Financial Sciences has received the most citations* during the four-year period, January 2020 until December 2023. Congratulations to author Ruth Johnson! *Citation statistics were extracted from OpenAlex on 23 January 2024.

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Press Release: Exciting update!

Our past two editorials for the Journal of Applied Neurosciences are available! Discover the vision and mission behind our new journal and the innovative research we aim to showcase in neuroscience and other biological underpinnings of human behaviour. Read the insightful editorials by our Editor-in-Chief, Dirk J. Geldenhuys, and learn more about our journey and goals. Check it out here: journalofappliedneurosciences.org  
Posted: 2024-05-20 More...

Press Release: The wait is over!

The wait is finally over! We are proud to introduce the African Journal of Creative Economy, your new go-to source for the latest research and insights in Cultural Economics, Creative Industries, Arts and Culture Management and Cultural Studies and Cultural Policy.  Explore our inaugural editorial by Jeanette D. Snowball and Richard Haines, featuring pioneering studies and expert opinions. Don't miss out on the start of something big! Visit ajce.africa  
Posted: 2024-05-17 More...

Press Release: Attention all trailblazers and visionaries on African paleoclimate!!

It's with immense pride and excitement that we unveil the African Journal of Climate Studies, a dynamic platform meticulously crafted to ignite the flames of innovation and drive transformative change in scholarly discourse. Our mission? To empower academic excellence and cultivate a community where brilliance thrives on aspects related to African paleoclimate and the historical evolution of African human and ecological systems concerning climate constraints, current understanding of African climate behaviour and the role of climate variability, climate extreme events and climate change in any relevant aspect of African social-ecological and economic development. Are you ready to be part of something extraordinary? Visit climatestudies.org  
Posted: 2024-05-16 More...

Notification: Exploring the Rich Tapestry of Research History: Rediscover Timeless Insights

Embark on a journey through the annals of research history! Our journal's archives hold a wealth of knowledge waiting to be rediscovered. From pioneering studies to timeless insights, explore the foundations of today's discussions. Join us in celebrating research history and uncovering the gems that continue to shape our understanding.  
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