Research Papers/Topics in Economics

THE DRIVERS OF PRIVATE SECTOR DEMAND FOR CREDIT IN UGANDA FOR THE PERIOD 1980-2015

This research report studied the determinants of loan demand by the private sector in the Uganda. Employing a time series analysis using the Johansen methodology, the study identified one cointegrating relationship linking private sector demand for credit to GDP, lending rate, Broad money, Bank credit to government and risk premium of lending to the private sector hence the existence of a long run relationship between them. The long run model indicated private sector demand for credit i...

THE DETERMINANTS AND STABILITY OF MONEY DEMAND IN THE REPUBLIC OF UGANDA_OLLAMA CLAIRE

The ability to model a stable relationship between money and prices is fundamentally considered a necessary requirement for a monetary targeting framework. Having a stable money demand function helps to ensure that the desired impact of monetary policy is predictable. The study undertaken sought to explain the determinants of money demand in Uganda employing cointegration analysis to establish the existence of a long-run relationship between Money, income, a vector of interest rates, in...

The Impact of Naira Devaluation on Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) in Nigeria

TITLE PAGE THE IMPACT OF NAIRA DEVALUATION ON SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISES (SME) IN NIGERIA  BY  OHAEGBU HENRY SOMTOCHUKWU2012034025  A PROJET SUBMITTED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS, FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCESCHUKWUEMEKA ODUMEGWU OJUKWU UNIVERSITY (COOU)IGBARIAM CAMPUS  IN PARTIAL FULFILLMENT OF THE REQUIREMENT FOR THE AWARD OF THE BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (B.Sc.) DEGREE IN ECONOMICS         JULY, 2016. APPROVAL PAGEIn accordance with the due regulations of Chukwuemeka ...

THE IMPACT OF CORRUPTION ON NIGERIA’S ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: AN ERROR CORRECTION MECHANISM (ECM) APPROACH (1996-2017)

AbstractThis research investigates the impact of corruption on Economic growth in Nigeria  from  1996-2017.  Data  were  collected  from  the  Central  Bank  of Nigeria  Statistical  Bulletin,  Debt  Management  office  and  Transparency International. The study examines the stochastic characteristics of each time series  by  testing  their  stationarity  using  Augmented  D...

Executive Compensation; Meaning, Content, Theoretical Frameworks, Regulations, and Samples Drawn from Nigeria Private Sector

This paper work examined the issue of executive compensation in n Nigeria private sector. The meaning  and content of executive compensation as well as the selected theoretical frameworks win explaining the critical issue of executive compensation was extensively examined. The regulations both internal and external regulations were examined and samples from Nigerian private sector was drawn. 

An ARDL Analysis of the Effect of Oil Price Fluctuations on Inflation in Nigeria (2010 - 2017)

ABSTARCTNigeria is still   largely  dependent on  crude  oil to  satisfy  its oil  needs   since crude  oil   is animportant  part  of her economy. This  dependency on crude oil triggers most macroeconomicindicators such as inflation to react to fluctuations in the world price of oil, making the economyvulnerable to fluctuations in the world oil price. This study therefore employs Auto RegressiveDistributive Lag a...

The Impact of Interest Rate on the Growth of Financial Institutions in Nigeria (1986 - 2016)

This Article dwells on the Impact of Interest Rate on the Growth of Financial Institutions in Nigeria. Interest rate which is the opportunity cost for capital has been theorized by many authorities in the sphere of Economics. The research work carried out by the researcher used the OLS econometric method to analyze data obtained from CBN statistical bulletin. The result of the findings showed that interest rate has an inverse relationship with the growth of financial institutions in Nigeria. ...

THE EFFECT OF ENERGY CONSUMPTION AND ENVIRONMENTAL DEGRADATION ON ECONOMIC GROWTH IN NIGERIA (1981-2016).

AbstractThe study focused on the effect of energy consumption and environmental degradation on economic growth in Nigeria. The empirical analysis that was carried out to achieve the objectives mentioned above were diagnostic tests such as unit root, co-integration, Error Correction Model (ECM) and ordinary least square (OLS) which aimed at examing empirically the effect of energy consumption and environmental degradation on economic growth in Nigeria covering the period from 1981 to 2016. The...

Impact of Terrorism on Nigeria Economic Development

ABSTRACTThis study assesses empirically effects of terrorism on the various sectors of the Nigeria economy with the real sector in view. In spite of government counter-terrorism expenditure and efforts, the incidence of terrorism in Nigeria appears to be rising. This paper examines the growth and fiscal consequences of terrorism in Nigeria by estimating the terrorism--macroeconomic relation using different measures of terror incidence. The results show that terrorism has an economically and s...

FACTORS AFFECTING THE DEVELOPMENT OF STOCKMARKET IN EMERGING ECONOMIES: A CASE STUDY OF NAIROBI STOCK EXCHANGE

FACTORS AFFECTING THE DEVELOPMENT OF STOCKMARKET IN EMERGING ECONOMIES: A CASE STUDY OF NAIROBI STOCK EXCHANGEABSTRACTThis study examined the factors that affects capital market development specifically the case study of Nairobi Stock Exchange. It covered the period of 2005-2010 for companies listed on the stock market. In spite of the government trying to provide an enabling environment for stock market development in Kenya there has been development compared to other emerging stock market i...

The Effect of External Debt Burden on Growth and Poverty in Nigeria (1980 - 2015)

ABSTRACTThis study analyzes the effect of external debt burden on growth and poverty in Nigeria within the framework of the error correction model, using annual time series data from 1980 - 2015. The study reveals that economic growth and poverty in Nigeria and their hypothesized determinant are generally I (1) series, with one co-integration equations existing among their linear combinations. Our results show that, the variables in the model, debt overhang, stock of external debt, and...

A Youth burning with the fever of national impact

This work speaks on the importance of the youth system and the benefits the government Of Nigeria provides and how to harness those privileges.

Socioeconomic Impact of Boko-Haram Insurgency in Northern Nigeria

AbstractIt is widely agreed that violent conflict precipitates unfavourable socioeconomic implications on the society. Boko Haram insurgency has inflicted devastating consequences on the Nigerian polity, from the loss of lives and property to psychological pain of living in constant threat of violence. This study examines the impact of the Boko Haram insurgency on education, healthcare and economic activities in Nigeria, particularly the northeast Nigeria. The study adopted the content...

Effects of Food Price Changes on Households' Food Consumption in Ungogo LGA, Kano State, Nigeria

AbstractDomestic economic policies in Nigeria have been attributed to the recent skyrockets in food prices in the country.  This paper examines the effects of food price changes on household’s consumption in Ungogo Local Government Area, Kano State. The study uses primary data sourced from administering questionnaires to one hundred households in the study area using simple random sampling technique. The data was analyzed by using both descriptive and inferential statistics. Find...

Empirical Analysis of Government Intervention on Farmers' Income: A Case of Animal Traction Training in Kano State, Nigeria

Abstract Using animal power in agricultural production plays a vital role in reducing drudgery in farm operations and increasing productivity of small scale farmers in developing countries. This study was carried out to empirically investigate the relationship between Animal Traction Training intervention and farmers’ income in Kano State. Primary data were sourced via administering a structured questionnaire on two hundred farmers who benefited from the Training. Analysis of t...


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