Research Papers/Topics in Economics

The Relationship Between Agricultural Inputs/Extension Services and Household Crop Production in Uganda (1990-2017)

ABSTRACT The main purpose of this study was to ascertain the nature of the relationship between agricultural inputs/extension services and house hold crop production in Uganda. In doing so, the study sought to unravel the short-run and long-run dynamics between the variables. The study reviewed both theoretical and empirical aspects of relationship between the variables. The study found out co integration between agricultural inputs/extension services and house hold crop production. The exis...

The Dynamics of Public Debt, Inflation and Exchange Rate in Ghana: A Vector Autoregressive Analysis

ABSTRACT The rising trend in Ghana’s public debt has sparked some controversies about the relationship and the direction of causality between the public debt and two of its determinants ― inflation and the exchange rate. While some argue that public debt affects the exchange rate and inflation, others are of the view that inflation and exchange rate rather affect the public debt. This study therefore investigates the relationship and the direction of causality between the public debt, inf...

Small Business Enterprises And Creation Of Employment In Uganda A Case Study Of Owino Market In Kampala

TABLE OF CONTENTS DECLARATION DEDICATION ii ACKNOWLEDGEMENT iv TABLE OF CONTENTS v LIST OF ACRONYMS ix ABSTRACT x CHAPTER ONES 1 INTRODUCTION 1 1.0 Background 1 1.1 Statement of the Problem 3 1 .2Objective of the study 3 1.3 Specific objectives 3 1 .4Research questions 3 1.5Hypothesis 4 1.6Scope of the study 4 1.6.1 Content Scope 4 1.6.2 Time scope 4 1.6.3 Geographical Scope 4 1.7Significance of the Study 4 CHAPTER TWO 6 LITERATURE REViEW 6 2.0 Introduction 6 2.1 Definition and nature of smal...

FINANCIAL DEVELOPMENT AND ECONOMIC GROWTH IN NIGERIA

ABSTRACTThe study examines the causal relationship between financial development and economic growth in Nigeria for the period 1960 to 2008 using dynamic time series model. Granger causality is tested within multivariate co integration and vector error correction model (VECM) framework. Four different measures of financial development are used to capture the different channels through which finance can affect growth. The empirical findings provide evidence that there is a stable positive long...

Banking Services And Growth Of Informal Sector In Uganda: A Case Study Of Makindye Division Kampala

ABSTRACTThe topic of the study was banking services and performance of the informal sectorin Makindye division, Kampala. The study was guided by three specific objectives,that included i) determining the extent of banking services; ii) level of performanceof informal sector; iii) the effects of banking services on performance of informalsector in Makindye division, Kampala. This research employed descriptivecorrelational design to describe the relationship between credit financing andpe...

The Role Of Livestock Husbandry In Economic Development Of Somalia: Case Study - Puntland State Of Somalia

ABSTRACTThe study on the "the role of live stock husbandry in economic development" was carriedout in Puntland State of Somalia, with specific aims of; examining the role of Livestock; inimproving people's standard of living; improving the economic development of PuntlandState of Somalia and tracing the challenges and problems facing livestock husbandry inPuntland State of Somalia. A review of related literature was carried out on already existinginformation on the specific aims of this ...

Civil War And Economic Development In Bakara Market In Mogadishu, Somalia,

ABSTRACTThe study on the “civil war and economic development” was carried out inBakara market Mogadishu, Somalia, with specific aims of; examining the role ofcivil war; in improving people’s standard of living; and in improvement economicdevelopment. A review of related literature was carried out on already existinginformation on the specific aims of this study as a way of comprehending theproblem and enriching and supplementing the study findings. This was throughquantitative and...

An Evaluation Of Thefactors Affecting Value Added Tax (Vat) Revenue Collections In Tanzania. A Case Study Of Tanzania Revenue Authority (Tra) Mwanza.

ABSTRACThe study focused on the evaluation of the factors affecting the Value Added Tax revenuellection v~ith the view of assessing the levels of taxpayers’ knowledge, the level of tax evasion~d compliance since it was introduced. Moreover, the study investigated the effectiveness of theLX administration in addressing the problem with particular reference to how effective is the~xpayers registration system. effectiveness of VAT return filing and tax education services.he study revealed...

Analysis Of Economic Performance In War, Post War And After War. A Case Study Of Southern Sudan

ABSTRACTThe economtc decline and consequential impacts of war in a ravaged Southern Sudandemonstrated in two decades the extend of total economic meltdown. In particular, a greatlook into a diverse information classification as well as ideal concepts of underscoringinflation that persistently blocked the growth of the economy brought about a classicunderstanding of war versus the economy.The overall major developmental strategies 111 the years preceding the war and otherresultant interf...

Inflation And Unemployment In Uganda (1990 — 2015)

ABSTRACTThis research based on examining the relationship between inflation and unemployment rates in Uganda from 1990 -2013 which was guided by three objectives that were establishing the level of inflation rate in Uganda, determination of unemployment rate in Uganda and investigating the relationship between inflation unemployment rates in Uganda between 1990-2013. The study based on quantitative research approach employing the correlation and regression designs. Th...

Credit Financing And Performance Of Micro-Enterprises In Selected Small And Medium Businesses In Nyahuka Trading Center, Bundibugyo District

ABSTRACT The topic of the study was credit financing and performance of micro-enterprises in selected small and medium businesses in Nyahuka Trading center, Bundibugyo district. The study was guided by three specific objectives, that included i) determining the extent of credit financing; ii) level of performance of small and medium enterprises; iii) the relationship between credit financing and performance of micro-enterprises in Nyahuka Trading center, Bundibugyo district. This resear...

Foreign Direct Investment And Economic Growth In Sudan 1999 To 2011

This study examined the relationship between foreign direct investment (FDI) and economic growth in Sudan from 1999 to 2011. Its objectives are mainly to i) determine the level foreign direct investment in Sudan from 1999 to 2011, ii) establish the level of economic growth in Sudan from 1999 to 2011, iii) find out the relationship between foreign direct investment (FDI) and economic growth in Sudan from 1999 to 2011. The study findings revealed that the level of foreign direct investment...

Constraints To Rural Household Savings A Case Study Of Kajiado District

ABSTRACTA research study on the constraints to rural household's savings was carried out in therural areas ofKajiado districts.The main objective was to identify and explain the constraints to rural household savings in Kajiado districts. The study also specifically aimed at identifying the informal forms of savings used by the rural people of Kajiado district, the problems associated with the forms of informal savings used and also to identify the level of awareness of th...

The Contribution Of Labour Force On Economic Growth Rate In Uganda (1997 -2012)

ABSTRACTContribution of Labour Force Economic growth rate in Uganda (1996-2011).Its objectives were; to establish the trend of Labor Force Participation Rate in Uganda(1996-2011), to establish the trend of GDP growth rate in Uganda (1996-2011), toinvestigate the relationship between Labor Force Participation Rate and GDP growth rate inUganda (1996-2011).The hypothesis of the study was, Ho: there is no relationship between Labor ForceParticipation Rate and GDP growth rate in Uganda.Analys...

The Contribution Of Crop Farming On Economic Welfare In Wanale Sub Region Mbale District Uganda~

ABSTRACTEmpirical studies across many developing countries document that improving crop farming isthe main pathway out of poverty .It’s for this reason that the main Objectives of the study wasto find out the contribution of crop farming on economic welfare and other objectives were toidentify major factors that affect crop farming and to establish the relationship between cropfarming and economic welfare. This study considered crop farming as the independent variableand economic welfa...


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