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Publications 2018

Journal Articles (subsidised)
AHMAD NBJ, RASHID A, GOW JA. Corporate board gender diversity and corporate social responsibility reporting in Malaysia. Gender, technology and development 2018; 22(2):87-108.
ANDERSEN M A, ALSTON J, PARDEY PG, SMITH A. A Century of U.S. Farm Productivity Growth: A Surge Then A Slowdown. American journal of agricultural economics 2018; 100(4):1072-1090.
ARSIL P, LI E, BRUWER J, LYONS G. Motivation-based segmentation of local food in urban cities: A decision segmentation analysis approach. British Food Journal 2018; 120(9):2195-2207.
BRUWER J, CAMPUSANO P. Restaurants and the Bring-Your-Own-Bottle of Wine Paradox: Involvement Influences, Consumption Occasions, and Risk Perception. Journal of Foodservice Business Research 2018; 21(2):121-138.
CONRADIE B, PIESSE J, THIRTLE CG, VINK N. Labour Demand in the Post-apartheid South African Wine Industry. Journal of agricultural economics 2018; 69(3):815-832.
DANG H L, LI E, NUBERG I, BRUWER J. Vulnerability to climate change and the variations in factors affecting farmers? Adaptation: A multigroup structural equation modelling study. Climate and Development 2018; 10(6):509-519.
HORN AM, SEELIGER L, KUNNEKE M, HOFFMANN WH, CULLIS JDS, ROSSOUW N, FISHER-JEFFES L, KLOPPERS W. Berg River Study Points to Importance of Monitoring in Managing Catchments. Water Wheel 2018; 17:33-35.
MARANDURE T, MAKOMBE G, DZAMA K, HOFFMANN WH, MAPIYE C. Towards a system-specific framework for the sustainability evaluation of low-input ruminant meat production systems in developing countries. ECOLOGICALINDICATORS 2018; 85:1081-1091.
MOROKONG T, BLIGNAUT JN, NKAMBULE N, VUNDLA T, MUDAVANHU S. Assessing the viable agricultural land use options after clearing invasive alien plants in the Mokolo atchment, Limpopo Province, South Africa. Agrekon 2018; 57(3-4):266-283.
OKAFOR G, PIESSE J, WEBSTER A. FDI Determinants in Least Recipient Regions: The Case of Sub-Saharan Africa and MENA. African development review/Revue africaine de developpement 2017; 29(4):589-600.
OKAFOR G, PIESSE J. Empirical Investigation into the Determinants of Terrorism: Evidence from Fragile States. Defence and peace economics 2018; 29(6):697-711.
PIESSE J, CONRADIE B, THIRTLE CG, VINK N. Efficiency in wine grape production: comparing long-established and newly developed regions of South Africa.AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS 2018; 49:203-212.
RANA R H, ALAM K, GOW JA. Development of a richer measure of health outcomes incorporating the impacts of income inequality, ethnic diversity, and ICT development on health. Globalization and Health 2018; (2018)(14:72):1-12.
RANA R H, ALAM K, GOW JA. Health expenditure, child and maternal mortality nexus: a comparative global analysis. BMCInternational Health and Human Rights 2018; (2018)(18:29):1-15.
RONQUEST-ROSS L, VINK N, SIGGE GO. Application of science and technology by the South African food and beverage industry. South African Journal for Science and Technology / Suid-Afrikaanse Tydskrif vir Natuurwetenskap en Tegnologie 2018; 114:1-11.
SEELIGER L, DE CLERCQ WP, HOFFMANN WH, CULLIS C, HORN AM, DE WITT M. Applying the water-energy-food nexus to farm profitability in the Middle Breede Catchment, South Africa. South African Journal of Science 2018; 114(11/12):1-10.
SEELIGER L, DE CLERCQ WP, HOFFMANN WH, CULLIS JDS, HORN AM, DE WITT M. Can the water-energy-food nexus be practically applied?. South African Journal of Science 2018; 114(11):1-10.
TEY Y S, BRINDAL M, LI E, GILL G, BRUWER J, ABDULLAH A M, RADAM A, ISMAIL M M, DARHAM S. Factors Affecting the Selection of Information Sources of Sustainable Agricultural Practices by Malaysian Vegetable Farmers. Journal of Agricultural and Food Information 2018; 19(2):162-175.
VANNEVEL M, VINK N, BRAND J, PANZERI V. Marketing Pinotage to South African student millennials. International Journal of Wine Business Research 2018; 30(3):331-342.
WEBSTER A, PIESSE J. Are Foreign-Owned Firms More Likely to Pay Bribes than Domestic Ones? Evidence from Emerging Markets. World development 2018; 101:142-161.
YANG S, YU S L, BRUWER J. The effect of relational benefits in loyalty programmes: Evidence from Chinese milk formula customer clubs. Journal of consumer behaviour 2018; 17(2):211-220.

Journal Articles (NON-subsidised)
BRUWER J, PRAYAG G, DISEGNA M. Why wine tourists visit cellar doors: Segmenting motivation and destination image. International Journal of Tourism Research 2018; 20:355-366.
BRUWER J. Editorial. International Journal of Wine Business Research 2018; 30(3):262-264.
GUSTAFSON A, ERDMANN J, MILLIGAN M, ONSONGO G, PARDEY PG, PRATHER T, SILVERSTEIN K, WILGENBUSCH J, ZHANG Y. A Platform for Computationally Advanced Collaborative AgroInformatics Data Discovery and Analysis. PEARC 2017; 17(July):9-13.
VINK N, BOSHOFF WH, FOURIE J, VAN JAARSVELD R. Wine Cycles in South Africa. Journal of Wine Economics 2018; 13(2):182-198.

Chapters in Books
BOSHOFF WH, FOURIE J, MCLEAN LS, VINK N, WILLIAMS G. South Africa. In: Anderson K, Pinilla V (eds.) Wine Globalization, a new Comparative History, Cambridge University Press, New York, United Kingdom, 2018: 384-409.
GREYLING JC, KIRSTEN JF, LIEBENBERG F, MEYER F, VINK N. Chapter 15: Agricultural Policies in South Africa. In: Josling T (ed.) Handbook of International Food and Agricultural Policies, World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd. Singapore, Singapore, 2018: 333-353.

Masters completed
CHIYANGWA T. Financial implications of converting from livestock to game farming in the Karoo region, South Africa. MAgricAdmin, 2018. 97 pp. Studieleier: HOFFMANN WH.
DAY MRB. The Distortions to Incentives in South African Agriculture:A Case Study of the Wheat Industry . MScAgric, 2018. 106 pp. Studieleier: VINK N.
DLIKILILI X. An analysis of the competitive performance of the South African citrus industry. MAgricAdmin, 2018. 138pp. Studieleier: VAN ROOYEN C.
DU TOIT DE. n Vergelykende Studie van Plaasgrootte- en Grondprys- Verwantskappe Tussen Drie Erkende Wynproduksie-Areas in die Wes- Kaap. MComm, 2018. 154 pp. Studieleier: HOFFMANN WH.
JAYNE R. TOWARDS AGRICULTURAL TRANSFORMATION: FACTORS INFLUENCING THE CULTIVATION OF HIGH VALUE AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS IN UGANDA. MSc, 2018. 88 pp. Studieleier: TRAUB LN.
MATEBENI F. Measuring rural household food security in the Nkonkobe local municipality, Eastern Cape Province of South Africa. MScAgric, 2018. 147 pp. Studieleier: VAN ROOYEN C.
PHOOFOLO ML. Analysis of the economic impact of a disaggregated agricultural sector in South Africa: A Social Accounting Matrix (SAM) multiplier approach . MScAgric, 2018. 141 pp. Studieleier: PUNT C.
SIBULALI A. Analysing the competitive performance of the South African subtropical fruit industry. MScAgric, 2018. 179 pp. Studieleier: VAN ROOYEN C.
SPAMMER Z. The financial and managerial implications of herbicide resistance of annual ryegrass in the Central Swartland. MComm, 2018. 142 pp. Studieleier: HOFFMANN WH.
TOHERMES Y. The linkage between foreign direct investment decisions and institutions in the African context. MScAgric, 2018. 94 pp. Studieleier: VINK N.


Publications 2017

AHMAD N B J, RASHID A, GOW JA. Board Independence and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Reporting in Malaysia. Australasian Accounting, Business and Finance Journal 2017; 11(2):61-85.

AHMAD N B J, RASHID A, GOW JA. Board Meeting Frequency and Corporate Social Responsibility Reporting: Evidence from Malaysia. Corporate Board: Role, Duties and Composition 2017; 13(1):87-99.

AHMAD N B J, RASHID A, GOW JA. CEO Duality and Corporate Social Responsibility Reporting: Evidence from Malaysia. Corporate Ownership and Control 2017; 14(2):69-81.

BRUWER J, ARIAS A P P, COHEN J. Restaurants and the single-serve wine by-the-glass conundrum: Risk perception and reduction effects. International Journal of Hospitality Management 2017; 62:43-52.

BRUWER J, CHRYSOCHOU P, LESSCHAEVE I. Consumer involvement and knowledge influence on wine choice cue utilisation. British Food Journal 2017; 119(4):830-844.

BRUWER J, MCCUTCHEON E. Marketing implications from a behaviourism perspective of consumption dynamics and socio-demographics of wine consumers. Asia Pacific Journal of Marketing and Logistics 2017; 29(3):519-537.

BRUWER J, PRATT M, SALIBA A, HIRCHE M. Regional destination image perception of tourists within a winescape context. Current Issues in Tourism 2017; 20(2):157-177.

BRUWER J, ROEDIGER B, HERBST FJ. Domain-specific market segmentation: a wine-related lifestyle (WRL) approach. Asia Pacific Journal of Marketing and Logistics 2017; 29(1):4-26.

HEARN H, PHYLAKTIS K, PIESSE J. Expropriation risk by block holders, institutional quality and expected stock returns. JOURNAL OF CORPORATE FINANCE 2017; 45:122-149.

HEARN H, STRANGE R, PIESSE J. Social elites on the board and executive pay in developing countries: Evidence from Africa. Journal of world business 2017; 52:230-243.

LEE S, BRUWER J, SONG H. Experiential and involvement effects on the Korean wine tourist’s decision-making process. Current Issues in Tourism 2017; 20(12):1215-1231.

MUDAVANHU S, BLIGNAUT J, NKAMBULE N, VUNDLA T, MOROKONG T. A cost-benefit analysis of clearing invasive alien plants in the Berg River quaternary catchment of South Africa. African Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics 2017; 12(4):289-321.

MUDAVANHU S, BLIGNAUT J, STEGMANN N, BARNES G, PRINSLOO W, TUCKETT A. The economic value of ecosystem goods and services: The case of Mogale's Gate Biodiversity Centre, South Africa. Ecosystem Services 2017; 26:127-136.

MUDAVANHU S, BLIGNAUT J, VINK N, CROOKES D, MEINCKEN M, EFFAH B, MURIMA D, NKAMBULE N. An assessment of the costs and benefits of using Acacia saligna (Port Jackson) and recycled thermoplastics for the production of wood polymer composites in the Western Cape province, South Africa. African Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics 2017; 12(4):322-365.

MUDAVANHU S, BLIGNAUT J, VINK N, CROOKES D, NKAMBULE N. An economic analysis of different land-use options to assist in the control of the invasive Prosopis (Mesquite) tree. African Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics 2017; 12(4):366-411.

NKAMBULE N, BLIGNAUT J, VUNDLA T, MOROKONG T, MUDAVANHU S. The benefits and costs of clearing invasive alien plants in northern Zululand, South Africa. Ecosystem Services 2017; 27:203-223.

PAVEL S, CHAKRABARTY S, GOW JA. Cost of illness for outpatients attending public and private hospitals in Bangladesh. International Journal for Equity in Health 2016; 15(167):167, 12 pages.

ROE D, BRUWER J. Self-concept, product involvement and consumption occasions. Exploring fine wine consumer behaviour. British Food Journal 2017; 119(6):1362-1377.

STAFFORD W, BIRCH C, ETTER H, BLANCHARD R, MUDAVANHU S, ANGELSTAM P, BLIGNAUT J, FERREIRA L, MARAIS C. The economics of landscape restoration: Benefits of controlling bush encroachment and invasive plant species in South Africa and Namibia. Ecosystem Services 2017; 27:193-202.

UDDIN G A, SALAHUDDIN M, ALAM K, GOW JA. Ecological footprint and real income: Panel data evidence from the 27 highest emitting countries. ECOLOGICAL INDICATORS 2017; 77:166-175.

XU S, GOW JA, CHEN Y, ZHANG Y, HUANG Z. The Determinants of Outward Foreign Direct Investment Strategies of Chinese Energy Firms. Singapore economic review 2017; 63(1):1-18.

BRUWER J, JOY A. Tourism destination image (TDI) perception of a Canadian regional winescape: a free-text macro approach. Tourism Recreation Research 2017; 42(3):367-379.

NIKLAS B, STORCHMANN K, VINK N. Fairtrade Wine Price Dispersion in the United Kingdom. Journal of Wine Economics 2017; 12(4):1-11.


Publications 2016

AFZAL MNI, GOW JA. Electricity Consumption and Information and Communication Technology in the Next Eleven Emerging Economies. International Journal of Energy Economics and Policy 2016; 6(3):381-388.

CONRADIE B, PIESSE J. Ranking perceived risk to farmers: How important is the environment? African Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics 2016; 11(4):263-276.

DJALILOV K, PIESSE J. Determinants of Bank Profitability in Transition Countries: What Matters Most? Research in International Business and Finance 2016; 38:69-82.

HASAN MY, SARKER A R, GOW JA. Assessment of climate change impacts on Aman and Boro rice yields in Bangladesh. Climate Change Economics 2016; 07(3):1650008,21pages.

JAYNE T S, CHAMBERLIN J, TRAUB LN, SITKO N, MUYANGA M, YEBOAH F K, ANSEEUW W, CHAPOTO A, WINEMAN A, NKONDE C, KACHULE R. Africa's changing farm size distribution patterns: the rise of medium- scale farms. AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS 2016; 47:197-204.

JAYNE T S, TRAUB LN. Megatrends Transforming Africa's Food Systems: Getting Ahead of the Puck on Policymaking. Foreign affairs 2016; 2016:2-8.

JAYNE T S, TRAUB LN. Where Will They Land? Keeping Rural Youth in Business. Foreign affairs 2016; 2016:81- 85.

MOROKONG T, BLIGNAUT J, NKAMBULE N, MUDAVANHU S, VUNDLA T. Clearing Invasive Alien Plants as a Cost- effective Strategy for Water Catchment Management: The Case of the Olifants River Catchment, South Africa. South African Journal of Economic and Management Sciences 2016; 19(5):774-787.

MUDAVANHU S, BLIGNAUT J, NKAMBULE N, MOROKONG T, VUNDLA T. A Cost-benefit Analysis of Using Rooikrans as Biomass Feedstock for Electricity Generation: A Case Study of the De Hoop Nature Reserve, South Africa. South African Journal of Economic and Management Sciences 2016; 19(5):788-813.

ODERA O, SCOTT A, GOW JA. An examination of the quality of social and environmental disclosures by Nigerian oil companies. CORPORATE GOVERNANCE-AN INTERNATIONAL REVIEW 2016; 16(2):400-419.

ODERA O, SCOTT A, GOW JA. Differential reporting of social and environmental disclosures between local and foreign oil companies in Nigeria. Social responsibility journal 2016; 12(3):415-438.

ODERA O, SCOTT A, GOW JA. Factors influencing corporate social and environmental disclosures: a systematic review. International Journal of Business Governance and Ethics 2016; 11(2):116-134.

SALAHUDDIN M, GOW JA. The effects of Internet usage, financial development and trade openness on economic growth in South Africa: A time series analysis. TELEMATICS AND INFORMATICS 2016; 33:1141-1154.

SALDIAS C, SPEELMAN S, VAN HUYLENBROECK G, VINK N. Understanding farmers' preferences for wastewater reuse frameworks in agricultural irrigation: lessons from a choice experiment in the Western Cape, South Africa. Water SA 2016; 42(1):26-37.

UDDIN G, ALAM K, GOW JA. Does ecological footprint impede economic growth? An empirical analysis based on the environmental Kuznets Curve hypothesis*. Australian economic papers 2016; 55(3):301-316.

UDDIN G, ALAM K, GOW JA. Population age structure and savings rate impacts on economic growth: Evidence from Australia. Economic Analysis and Policy 2016; 52:23-33.

VUNDLA T, BLIGNAUT J, NKAMBULE N, MOROKONG T, MUDAVANHU S. The Opportunity Cost of not Utilising the Woody Invasive Alien Plant Species in the Kouga, Krom and Baviaans Catchments in South Africa. South African Journal of Economic and Management Sciences 2016; 19(5):814-830.