Research Papers/Topics in Economics

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...

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...

AN EVALUATION OF THE IMPACT OF MICRO FINANCE BANKS ON THE BENEFICIARIES: A CASE STUDY OF KADUNA STATE

ABSTRACTThe thrust of this study is to evaluate the impact of Microfinance banks credit on Kaduna Stateand to examine the impact of Microfinance on the beneficiaries. The data utilized cross sectionaldata obtained through questionnaires administered randomly to six (6) operators, one hundredand eighty (180) questionnaires beneficiaries of microfinance banks’ credit facilities and onehundred and eighty (180) questionnaires non- beneficiaries of microfinance bank credit facilitiesrespectively...

Business Climate and Foreign Direct Investment in Nigeria (1984-2017)

CHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTION1.1.   Background of StudyForeign   Direct   Investment   (FDI)   plays   a   very   important   part   in   the   industrial   growth   ofdeveloped and underdeveloped countries and help to boost economic growth (United NationsIndustrial Development Organization, 2009). The International Monetary Fund (IMF) Balance ofPayment Manual ...

IMPACT OF BUDGET DEFICIT ON ECONOMIC GROWTH IN NIGERIA, (1981-2015)

ABSTRACTThe study on the impact of budget deficit on economic growth in Nigeria employed time series data within the period of 34 years (1981-2015). The data was sourced from central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), National Bureau of statistics (NBS) and World Bank: World Development indicators. The series was subjected to unit root test of both ADF and PP test and was found stationary, some at level and others at first difference. The researcher further tested for short run and long run relationship ...

EFFECT OF OIL PRICE FLUCTUATIONS ON THE PRICE OF SELECTED AGRICULTURAL COMMODITIES IN NIGERIA (JANUARY 2000 – DECEMBER 2015)

This study was conducted to examine the effect of oil price fluctuations on the price of selected agricultural commodities in Nigeria using time series data sourced from Central Bank website, United States Energy Information Administration (E.I.A) website and Food and Agricultural Organization Statistics (FAOSTAT) between January 2000 and December 2015. The variables employed include oil price, exchange rate, the price of agricultural commodities (rice, wheat, soybean, palm oil). The Non-Line...

The assessment of the influence of foreign direct investment and domestic investment on the economic growth of Nigeria (1981-2015)

ABSTRACTThe study was carried out to determine the influence of Foreign Direct investment (FDI) and Domestic investment (DI) on the economic growth of Nigeria. The study employed Augmented Dickey-Fuller test to test for time series property of the data. Johansen co-integration was also examined and consequently error correction model was employed. Ordinary Least Square (OLS) method was used in the data analysis. Findings show that indeed FDI impacts significantly on economic development. It w...

IMPACT OF EXTERNAL DEBT ON ECONOMIC GROWTH IN NIGERIA

This work examines the impact of external debt flow on Nigerian economic growth.CHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTION1.1 BACKGROUND TO THE STUDYA very crucial goal for any reasonable government is to attain a sustainable economicgrowth. To attain this vital goal it may have to finance crucial infrastructure projects and to investin development of productivity. As the result of productive investments, a country shouldexperience growth in its economy and a rise in the level of GDP. However, most developed an...

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