Research Papers/Topics in Economics Education

Study On The Roles Of Principals Of Secondary Schools In Kebbi State

ABSTRACT This project was basically carried out to investigate, analyze and ameliorate the roles of principals of secondary school in Kebbi State. From the findings, one of the major functions and responsibilities of principals is to improve and facilitate efficient curriculum implementation, enhance teaching and learning activities of the schools as well as deploy financial and material resources of the schools in order to meet the learner’s needs.

TECHNICAL EFFICIENCY OF SALT PRODUCTION IN GHANA: THE CASE OF SMALL-SCALE SALT PRODUCERS IN ELMINA

ABSTRACT Technical efficiency of resource-use, particularly in salt production is a major concern for the level of productivity and profitability of salt miners depend on it. Thus, the study was conducted to estimate the level of technical efficiency among small scale salt producers in Elmina. The study used the entire population of 96 salt producers in Elmina. The study reveals that, Cobb-Douglas stochastic production frontier best fits small scale salt producers in Elmina. The results...

INSURANCE DEMAND AND ECONOMIC GROWTH IN GHANA.

ABSTRACT  The study was necessitated by the fact that insurance has been recognized by many researchers as having effect on economic growth but little has been done in that regard in Ghana. The main objective of the study is to examine the effect of insurance on economic growth in Ghana using quarterly data from the first quarter of 2006 to the second quarter of 2018. The study employed Johansen and Juselius cointegration approach and Vector Error Correction Model (VECM). Findings reveal...

Income at Retirement and Consumption of Pensioners in Ghana: The Case of Ajumako-Enyanessiam District

ABSTRACT The study investigated the extent to which SSNIT pensioners in Ajumako-Enyan-Essiam (AEE) district smooth and sustain consumption expenditure on nondurable goods and further analysed how the main determinants of consumption influence expenditure on nondurable goods at retirement. A total of 164 SSNIT pensioners who were household heads and aged 58 to 64 years were used for the study.  Data for the study which was collected in March 2019 was mainly primary data covering the period 20...

MOBILE PHONE TECHNOLOGY AND FINANCIAL INCLUSION AMONG RURAL POPULATION OF THE UPPER DENKYIRA WEST DISTRICT

ABSTRACT Over the years, financial inclusion has gained interest in both economic and financial discourse and it has a development policy especially in developing economies. Developing countries such as Ghana are developing various policies and regulatory framework to ensure they reach all those excluded financially especially the rural dwellers. Mobile phone technology has served as an option for rural populace to embark on financial transaction such as payment, transfers, savings...