n South African Actuarial Journal - Geographical focus : an outmoded idea? - : editorial

Volume 7, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1680-2179


In a recent editorial, Hardy (2006) suggests that, "with globalisation, a narrow geographical focus no longer makes sense." The purpose of this editorial is to discuss that suggestion.

The context of Hardy's suggestion is, of course, the launch of the . In introducing the , Brown & Pomery (2006) explain that its purpose is to "provide a more distinctive forum for papers that might previously have appeared as submitted papers in the , and, in addition, will welcome a wider range of research submissions than the aimed to publish, in terms of both geographical and scientific content." They refer to the as 'a journal dedicated to international research and scholarship'.

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