Research Papers/Topics in Economics

THE ROLES OF REVENUE MOBILIZATION IN THE ECONOMIC GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT

ABSTRACTThe study was centred on the roles of revenue mobilization in the economic growth and development. The main objective of the study is to examine the roles of revenue mobilization in the economic growth and  development  in  Akwa  Ibom  State.  Primary and secondary data sources were applied and the population of this study is 57, however,the sample size used was 50. The research instrument used for thefiled   survey   of   th...

EFFECT OF THE USE OF INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS FOR TEACHING ECONOMICS IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN GWAGWALADA AREA COUNCIL

ABSTRACTThis study assessed the effect of the use of instructional materials for teachingEconomics in Secondary Schools in Gwagwalada Area Council Abuja, Nigeria.The   study   was   conducted   with   six   research   objectives;   also,   six   researchquestions   were   answered.   The   study   adopted   survey   resea...

Foreign direct investment (FDI) and Agricultural development in Nigeria Economy

            ABSTRACTThe study examined the relationship between foreign direct investment and Agricultural development in Nigeria Economy. Time series data were used for analysis and the time frame covered the period of 1986-2016.The data used were sourced from CBN statistical bulletin and world development indicators. The Jacque Bera statistics is used to analyse the data and to test the normality of the variables while the correlation matrix was employed to ...

The dynamic impact of bilateral trade linkages on stock market correlations of Australia and China

This article aims to examine the long-run equilibrium relationship between bilateral tradelinkages and stock market correlations of Australia and China using quarterly data from 1993to 2015. Further, this study explores the impact of trade intensity on stock market correlationsusing OLS, Dynamic OLS (DOLS) and Fully Modified OLS (FMOLS) models. The empirical resultsconfirm that there is a significant long-run relationship among the variables. In addition, ourresults, based on OLS, DOLS and FM...

Public Private Partnership an alternative option for infrastructural development in Nigeria (Case study of Lagos State)

TABLE OF CONTENTTitle Page iCertification iiDedication iiiAcknowledgement iv-vTable of Content vi-viiCHAPTER ONE1.1 Introduction 1-31.2 Statement of Problem 41.3 Objectives of the Study 51.4 Significance of the Study 5-61.5 Scope of the Study 61.6 Statement of Hypotheses 6-71.7 Limitations of the Study 7-81.8 Definition of Operational Terms 8-9CHAPTER TWO2.0 Literature Review 11-132.1.0 Definition of Publ...

UNEMPLOYMENT AND ITS IMPACT ON YOUTH OF SHOMOLU LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA, LAGOS STATE

The Project actually addresses the Problem; Unemployment in Nigeria, Using Shomolu Local Government as the case study and their Youths, which was later used to make Generalisation, on impacts of unemployment. on the youths of Nigeria.  ABSTRACT Economists believe that the economy achieves full employment when not more than 6 percent of people are unemployed and become redundant. Unemployment has become a global phenomenon, as an active instigator of economic problems; it has thrown ch...

Evaluating the Relationship between Economic Development and Labour Legislations (India as a Case Study)

In India, there is too much pressure emanating from the labour legislations which has led to the complicated Labour regulation system. The India Legislations are viewed as a major factor that negatively affects the economic growth of India. This paper thoroughly examined the interlinkages between labour legislation and economic development for India and also the Indian States. For taking into cognizance of the regulations governing the employment and labour markets in India as well as ...

Tax Evasion and Its Impact on Government Revenue Generation in Oyo State

State government is faced with varieties of difficulties to source adequate revenue from federal government and internally generated revenue; such problems are gear wheel to the smooth running of state government administration. Thus, the objective of this research was to analyze the extent to which tax evasion had affected revenue generation of Oyo state government. The researcher used secondary method of data collection to generate the needed data. The following were some of the findings wh...

Imperative of Economic Integration Among Muslim Countries: Lessons From European Globalisation

Purpose – The paper was written to highlight the advantages of initiating economic integration among Muslim countries across the globe, drawing special lessons from Europe’s experience; its successful economic integration and challenges which trailed the process.Design/methodology/approach – The methodology is basically descriptive and analytical.Theoretical construct and model on economic integration was developed for adoption by the Muslim countries. The model seeks to ...

The Viability of WAQF and ZAKAH as Social Safety Nets for Poverty Reduction in Nigeria

The purpose of this paper is to explore the viability of waqf and zakah as social safety nets (SSNs) for poverty reduction in Nigeria. The increasing rates of poverty, unemployment, crime, trafficking in persons and ethno-religious conflicts provide justification for an ethical approach to economic development in Nigeria. In making a case for the two ultra-religious models, the qualitative research method was preferred relying on documentary sources. The information s...

FOREIGN AID AND HUMAN CAPITAL DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA

Developing countries face massive poverty, slow GDP growth, high mortality rates, and low levels of education. In the year 1999, 1.2 billion people lived on less than $1 (in PPP US$) a day, and another 2.8 billion people lived on less than $2 a day (World Bank, 2003). The majority of the people in the least developed countries cannot read or write. Over 854 million adults in this world are illiterate, and 543 million of them are women (Human Development Report, 2000). Similarly, many pe...

FISCAL DEFICIT FINANCING AND HEALTH SECTOR DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA

The history of deficit financing dated back to 1978 when the nation absorbed a $1billionJumbo loan presumably needed for rehabilitation, reconstruction and development of the wartorn Nigerian economy. However, this was an aftermath of the Nigerian civil war that lasted till 1970. This action subsequently followed by massive borrowing by both federal and state governments and their institutions to revitalize the already doldrums economy. Nations, the world over had engaged in va...

FISCAL DEFICIT AND UNEMPLOYMENT GROWTH IN NIGERIA

In Nigeria, budget deficit has been blamed for causing much economic crises, high inflation, poor investment performance and growth (Appah and Chigbu, 2013). One of the most important objectives of fiscal policy is to reduce national debt and to check the interest payment on such debt from rising so as to prevent high deficit in the future. However, Nigerian government budget deficit witnessed an increase in the past decades. For instance, from 1981, deficits increased from N3.9billion...

EXTERNALITIES: A CASE STUDY OF GUINNESS COMPANY, IKPOBA HILL, EDO STATE NIGERIA.

TABLE ON CONTENT SECTION ONEIntroduction SECTION TWOLiterature Review:SECTION THREESituational AnalysisSECTION FOURSummary and Conclusion     

EXTERNAL RESERVES AND INFRASTRUCTURAL DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA

External reserves are variously called International Reserves, Foreign Reserve or Foreign Exchange Reserves. While there are several definitions of international reserves, the most widely accepted is the one proposed by the IMF in its Balance of Payments Manual, 5th edition. It defined international reserves as consisting of official public sector foreign assets that are readily available to, and controlled by the monetary authorities for direct financing of payment imbalances, and dir...

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