Research Papers/Topics in Finance

The Role Of Forensic Accounting As A Mechanism For Fraud Detection In Nigeria Public Service

The mismanagement of notable government businesses across the nation has led to the abandonment of viable public projects and the attendant indiscriminate lay-off of staff in the public sector have generated the ever-increasing attention in academic, private and public sectors. As a result of the increase in the level of decadence in the government sector, a gamut of dissenting voices have been raised necessitating the need to examine the relationship that exist between forensic accountin...

Determinants and Performance of Sugar Export in Tanzania

Abstract Tanzania ministries as well as the sugar board of Tanzania are not aware of recent sugar markets trends. This study attempts to examine the performance of Tanzania sugar exports and estimate sugar exports supply function for the 1977-2013 periods. To estimate annual growth rates for quantities of sugar produced, consumed, imported and exported, the geometric average was used by means of detailed data from country statistics through NBS, FAO and ITC computations. A multivariate re...

The prospects and challenges of meeting housing needs: the case of ghana’s real estate sector.

ABSTRACT Research by scholars and experiences gathered by practitioners have established that real estate development requires multiple processes that are often risky, lengthy and complicated. This is because there exist a lot of obstacles in real estate development. In spite of the seemingly obstacles in the real estate sector, real estate development projects also present lucrative investment opportunities for estate developers. In the Ghanaian context, real estate development is ...

The Effect of Corporate Social Responsibility on Firms Financial Performance in Kano Metropolis: A Conceptual Model

Abstract: The motive of every firm is to maximize the wealth of owners by providing benefits to the society when society faces any trouble. There are lot of examples in the world that many firms share the loss of society when there is natural or any other disaster in that society. This study will examine the impact of CSR on Banks' financial performance. After analyzing the different studies in literatures, a sample size of 5 banks out of 15 being listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange with th...

Financial Performance and Corporate Social Responsibility of Some Selected Banks in Nigeria

Abstract: This paper examined the effect of financial performance on corporate social responsibility of banks in Nigeria. After analyzing the different studies in the literature, a sample size of 7 banks out of 15 being listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange with the total of 21 banks in Nigeria was used. The study employed ex-post-facto research design, using a data of 6 years period, ranging from (2010-2015). The study used Multiple Regression Model as the technique of analysis using STATA s...