School of Accounting, Economics and Finance

Professor Raj Rajaram

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Associate Professor, AL: Managerial Accounting and Financial Management
Telephone: 033 260 6267
Campus: Pietermaritzburg
Building & Room: Commerce Block, Room 9

Academic Qualifications:

  • B.Acc (Natal)
  • MCom (UKZN)
  • PhD in Accounting (UKZN)

Professional Qualifications

  • Chartered Accountant (South Africa) : South African Institute of Chartered Accountants

Research Interests

  • Business Rescue
  • turnarounds
  • entrepreneurship and the SME sector

Recent Publications and Papers

  • Author of three chapters of “Principles of Management Accounting: The Question Book, Second Edition”, published by Oxford University Press Southern Africa (2012)
  • Rajaram, R. & O Neill, C. (2009) To Profit or Not. Do SMEs Really Know?” Alternation Vol.16, No. 2.
  • Rajaram, R. & Singh, A.M., 2018, ‘Competencies for the effective management of legislated business rehabilitations’, South African Journal of Economic and Management Sciences 21(1), a1978. https://doi.org/10.4102/sajems.v21i1.1978
  • Sibanda,M, Zungu,S & Rajaram, R. 2018. The Effect of the Enterprise Risk Management Quality on Firm Risks: A case of the South African Mining Sector. African Journal of Business and Economic Research. Volume 13, Issue 1, April 2018, Pp 113-132
  • Rajaram, R., Singh, A.M. & Sewpersadh NS., 2018, ‘Business rescue: Adapt or die’, South African Journal of Economic and Management Sciences 21(1), a2164. https://doi.org/10.4102/ sajems.v21i1.2164
  • Naicker Y, and Rajaram. R, Factors that Influence Tax Compliance of SMEs in South Africa, Acta Universitatis Danubius. Administratio, Vol 10, No 2 (2018)
  • Mamvura, K, Sibanda, M. and Rajaram, R (2019). Causal dynamics among foreign portfolio investment volatility, financial deepening and capital markets in low-income countries. SPOUDAI Journal of Economics and Business (Forthcoming).
  • Naicker Y, and Rajaram. R, The Effectiveness of Tax Relief Initiatives on SMEs in South Africa, Acta Universitatis Danubius. Œconomica, Vol 15, No 4 (2019)