Research Papers/Topics in Economics

The Impact of Fiscal and Monetary Policy on Nigerian Economic Growth

This study investigated the impact of fiscal and monetary policy on Nigerian economic growth from 1981 to 2015, with the interest in exploring which of fiscal or monetary policy has been effective in propelling economic growth in Nigeria and how GDP growth responds to the monetary and fiscal policy shock. The positive impact of these policy tools on economic performance will help the country achieve sustained growth and while reducing economic instability. Time series data were collected from...

THE DETERMINANTS AND STABILITY OF MONEY DEMAND IN THE REPUBLIC OF UGANDA

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...

Trade Openness and Price Stability in Nigeria: An Econometrics Analysis (1970 - 2015)

This work reviews the relationship between trade openness and price stability in Nigeria using time series annual data.