Research Papers/Topics in Statistics

Real Exchange Rate, Inflation Rate and Private Investments in Uganda (1990-2014)

ABSTRACT  The main objective of the study is to examine the impact of real exchange rate and inflation on private investments in Uganda. The two objectives were to determine the effect of real exchange rate on private investment; to determine the effect of inflation rate on private investment. The study used Real exchange rate, Inflation rate, Bank credit, Foreign direct investment, Public investment and trade as the determinants of private investment using secondary data for a period of...

Effects of Boarding Students’ Living Conditions On Their Academic Performance in Secondary Schools: A Case of Masindi Central Division, Masindi Municipality.

ABSTRACT The objective of this study was to assess the living conditions associated with the academic performance of boarding students in secondary schools in central Division, Masindi Municipality. The assessment was made by the characteristics of the students, living conditions in which feeding, sanitation and accommodation were investigated. Using primary data based on the sample of 180 boarding students from Masindi SS, Ikoba girls’, Jordan Pride SS and Masindi academy SS where data wa...

Accidents and Mortality Rates in Kampala, Uganda

ABSTRACT The study was about the relationship between accidents and mortality rate. The objectives of the study were:-To establish the level of accidents in Uganda, to determine the level of mortality rate in Uganda, to establish the relationship between accidents and mortality rate in Uganda. The study found that there was a weak relationship between accidents and mortality rates and the mortality rates largely depended on the other factors. Among the causes of accidents, human behavior was...

Attitude, Subjective Norm and Self-Belief as Correlates to Performance in Mathematics. A Study of Students of Freeway High School

ABSTRACT There has been a growing interest in research investigating various issues of students’ mathematics performance. Following the theory of planned behaviour and the Self—efficacy theory, this study aimed at determining the effect of attitudes, subjective norms, and Sd labellers on the mathematics performance of students in secondary schools. The study involved 75-I X() respondents who were randomly selected. Questionnaires were used to collect the data. Data going and entry were c...

Face Recognition Under Angular Constraint Using Discrete Wavelet Transform and Principal Component Analysis with Singular Value Decomposition

ABSTRACT The complexity of a face’s components originates from the incessant variations in the facial component that occur with respect to time. Notwithstanding of these variations, humans recognise a person very easily using physical characteristics such as faces, voice, gait, etc. In human interactions, the articulation and perception of constraints; like head-poses, facial expression form a communication channel that is additional to voice and that carries crucial information about ment...

Comparative Study of the House Rent a Case Study of Gw Agw Alada and Kw Ali Area Councils

CHAPTER ONE 1.0 Introduction 1.1 Background of the Study Housing is one of the 3 most significant in the sustainability of human existence with considerable economic, social, cultural and personal importance. The production of housing has been influenced largely by policies, innovation and the ability to sustain the environment. Housing in today's parlance has become amulet-dimensional bundle of services, encompassing the need for privacy, aesthetic value, and conformity to statutory standar...

A Proposed Method for Classification; An Application to Forecasting Students’ Qualification for Admission into First Degree Programs in Ghanaian Universities

ABSTRACT This study proposes a method for classification based on a Pattern Trace Network and Principal Component Analysis. Using data from a public Senior High School, the proposed method was applied to forecast whether or not a Senior High School (SHS) student would qualify for admission into the university. The method’s performance and the performance of Logistic Regression were compared. The independent variables used in the study are gender, boarding status, program of study, and conti...

Factor Analysis of Customer Preference for Mobile Phone Network (A Case Study of Cape Coast Polytechnic)

ABSTRACT This research tries to determine the “hidden” factors which ultimately influence the choice of mobile phone network in Cape Coast Polytechnic (study area). Principal Component method of Factor analysis is used to achieve the set objectives. There are six mobile phone network providers (MTN, Vodafone, Tigo, Airtel, Globacom and Expresso) in Ghana. All these operators try to improve their marketing strategies in order to attract more customers or subscribers to increase their marke...

Modeling And Forecasting CAD to Naira Exchange Rate

ABSTRACT The economy of any nation is greatly dependent on the level and stability of its exchange rate, with our nation’s (Nigeria) dwindling exchange rate, exploring the trend and pattern of our exchange rate is very needful. A secondary data on monthly exchange rates from 2010 to 2020 was obtained from ExchangeRate UK was analyzed using the Box-Jenkins (ARIMA) methodology. The series was first-order differenced in order to achieve series stationarity. The results showed that AR...

Time Series Analysis on Marriage Registration in Ilorin, Kwara State (2000-2011) (A Case Study of Marriage, Registry of Social Welfare, Ilorin)

ABSTRACTThe study examined time series analysis on marriage registration in Ilorin, Kwara State between (2000 – 2011). The data used was collected from marriage registry, ministry of social welfare, Ilorin, Kwara State. Moving average, simple linear regression was used for the analysis. The result on trend value clearly show that, there is a steady decrease in the number of marriage from second half of the year 2002 up to January 2003, and from there, there was a shape increase in ...

Time Series Analysis on Consumption of Electricity in Kwara State, A Case Study Of a NEPA District Office From 2001-2015

Time Series Analysis on Consumption of Electricity in Kwara State,  A Case Study Of a NEPA District Office From 2001-2015TABLE OF CONTENTCOVER PAGEAPPROVAL PAGEDEDICATIONACKNOWLEDGEMENTTABLE OF CONTENT 1.1           INTRODUCTION 1.2           BACKGROUND AND ITS OPERATION 1.3           SIGNIFICANCE 1.4   &n...

Statistical Analysis of Motor Cycle Registration in Kwara State Between (2003-2011) (A Case Study of Central Motor Registry Under Board of Internal Revenue Ilorin)

TABLE OF CONTENTSTitle pageCertificationDedicationAcknowledgementAbstractCHAPTER ONE: GENERAL INTRODUCTION1.1    Preamble1.2    Significance1.3    Aims and Objectives of the study1.4    Scope of the study1.5    Limitation of the studyCHAPTER TWO: LITERATURE REVIEW2.1    Literature Review2.2    Role of central motor registry in generating Revenues of state government.  2.3 &n...

The Effecs Of Stock Control! Stocktaking On Stock Management A Case Study Of Tropical Supermarket Naguru

The purpose of the study was to analyze the effects of stock control on inventory in business organizations, basing on the following objectives; to find out reasons of stock imbalances during stocktaldng to determine ways of minimizing inventory costs, and to provide practical procedures that can enable business implementation and improvement of their stock management. The descriptive aspect of the research design was used to establish the company performance in relation to its stock ma...

Wages And Labour Productivity at HR And Management Agency

ABSTRACT The study was conducted as a requirement for the partial fulfillment for the award of Bachelors of Economics and Applied Statistics at Kampala international University. The study was aimed at analyzing wages and labor productivity at HR and Management Agency in time. The literature review shows the level of productivity, measurement of productivity, different theories explaining wage effect just to mention a few. The study used secondary data from the organization for the a...

Threshold Effects In The Relationship Between Inflation And Economic Growth In Kenya: 1970-2014

ABSTRACT It is widely agreed among economists, policy makers and central bankers that all macroeconomic policies seek to attain high levels of economic growth coupled with very low rates of inflation. High inflation rates have resulted to a number of adverse effects on the economic growth of many countries over time. But how low should the inflation rate be so as not to affect economic growth negatively? Economic policymakers in Kenya have been working towards the attainment of a 5 perc...


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