Research Papers/Topics in Economics

The Impact of Broken Home on Students Academic Performance

ABSTRACTAn attempt at knowing the impact of broken home on student’s academic performance accounts for the present study. To embark on this study, the descriptive research design of the survey type was adopted. A sample of 160 respondents was drawn from the students and teachers of four selected schools in Ijebu-North Local Government, Ijebu-Igbo, Ogun-State, Nigeria using the random sampling technique. One instrument was used for the present study. The instrument was a self desig...

Assessing Economic Diversification as A Key to National Development

ABSTRACT            For over four decades, the Nigerian economy has mostly depends on proceeds from the sale of crude oil. This is at the expense of other sectors such as solid materials and agriculture that hitherto, contributed significantly to the economy of Nigeria.            Employing a descriptive survey type, this research work shows that other sectors have potential to contribute immensely to the economy of Nigeria. This paper however attempted to seek ...

Impact of Exchange Rate Fluctuation on oil Export Performance in Nigeria (1980-2018)

This study was designed to investigate the impact of exchange rate fluctuation on the oil export performance in Nigeria from the year 1980 to 2018, and in the research, the use of secondary time series data was adopted. The research focuses on determining the cause and impact of exchange rate fluctuation and inflation rate on the oil export price. Its focus on this objective is to determine the relationship trend between exchange rate, inflation rate and oil export price. The unit root test w...

The Oil Sector Vis-À-Vis the Agricultural Sector; The Nigerian Experience (1981-2007

ABSTRACTThis study aims at evaluating the oil sector vis- a vis the agricultural sector in Nigeria from 1981-2007. The role of agriculture in the Nigerian society has been quite significant even in the pre-colonial times. The attractiveness of the Nigerian agricultural sector to the colonialist largely formed the basis for the development of the railway system from the north to the coast through the eastern and western of the country given that there was the need to evacuate agricultural prod...

Problems and Prospects of Small and Medium Enterprises in Nigeria. A Case Study of Enugu East Senatorial Zone

ABSTRACTThe main purpose of this study is to identify the problems and prospects of small and medium enterprise in Enugu East  Senatorial Zone. To do this, data were collected from both primary and secondary sources. The main instrument of data collection was the questionnaire.The data were presented in tables as frequency, distribution in the data analysis, the techniques of percentages frequencies were used. The hypothesis were tested with z-test technique at 5% significance level. Hav...

Economic policy in Nigeria: Review of the indicators of investment in human capital and economic growth

ABSTRACTThe study examined an empirical investigation of the impact of investment in human capital on economic growth in Nigeria, using time series data from 1980-2014. This paper employs descriptive analysis, trend analysis, causality tests, and the ordinary least square technique. Empirical findings however indicate that there exists a negative relationship between government expenditure on education and economic growth, but there exists a positive relationship betw...

The impact of Agriculture on Economic Growth of Nigeria: 1990-2017

 INTRODUCTION1.1 Background of the studyAgriculture   is   the   foundation   and   bedrock   upon   which   the   development   of   stable   humancommunity   has   depended   on   throughout   the   whole   universe   such   as   rural   and   urbanc...

EFFECT OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE ON LABOUR MARKET STRUCTURE IN NIGERIA.

Artificial intelligence (AI) is a relatively new threat to traditional labour market as it is known today. This paper examines the effect of Artificial intelligence use by firms on the Nigerian labour Market. The study obtains data from Workers from across Nigeria as sample, the survey was carried out using Google forms which removed transportation cost to different part of the Nation gathering 140 respondents. The study applied both quantitative analyses by tabular analysis and qualitative a...

A Test of the Validity of Milton Friedman's Quantity Theory of Money, Using Nigeria Data

Abstract This study test for the validity of Milton Friedman’s Quantity Theory of Money, using Nigeria Data. Variables tested against real money demand for Nigeria were real income, bonds, equities, stocks, wealth, and inflation rate. The study used annual time-series spanning 47 years, a sample period from 1970- 2016. Methodically, this study models a standard money demand function and employed the use of ADF - Fisher Chi-square and Phillips-Perron test statistic to test for the ...

Environmental Degradation and Economic Growth in Nigeria: A Test of Environmental Kuznets Curve

The Environmental Kuznets Curve (EKC) hypothesis is a presumption that environmental degradation follows an inverted U-shaped trajectory in relation to economic growth. The thorny question of whether economic growth could provide a cure to environmental degradation has sparked off a large body of empirical studies in the last decade. The conclusions have been mixed. This study contributes to the debate on the existence and empirical test of the EKC for Nigeria by applying Ordinary least...

Impact of Foreign Direct Investment on sectoral performance in the Nigeria economy, using maritime sector as a case of study

ABSTRACTThe study seeks to empirically analyze the impact of Foreign Direct Investment on sectoral performance in the Nigeria economy, using maritime sector as a case of study. The data for the research study was extracted from CBN statistically bulletin volume 25, 2018 edition. The methodology is ordinary least square were foreign direct investment was regressed on Foreign Direct Investment, Interest rate, Exchange rate, on Nominal Gross Domestic Product. Some econometrics tests were conduct...

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 ...

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...

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