Research Papers/Topics in Financial Management Technology

The Impact Of Monetary Policy On Bank Performance; 1980 -2006

ABSTRACT The study investigated the impact of monetary policy on bank performance, covering the period, 1980-2006. While bank performance was measured through the total external assets of all commercial banks in Nigeria, the cash reserve ratio, liquidity ratio, interest rate, minimum rediscount rate and treasury bills rate, represented instruments of monetary policy. Adopting the multiple regression model, the study confirmed the existence of a significant relationship between monetar...

The Impact Of Monetary Policy Measures On Bank Credit From 1980 – 2003

ABSTRACT The study is an investigation into the impact of monetary policy measures on bank credit, covering the period, 1980 – 2003. Specifically, we examined the influence of each of the following instruments namely, liquidity ratio, interest rate, cash reserve requirement, minimum rediscount rate and treasury bill on bank credit. Two major statistical tools were adopted, while a time-series analysis was conducted to observe the movement of these named variables as against the move...

The Impact Of Micro Credit Financing On The Output Of The Nigerian Farmers (A Case Of South Eastern States Of Nigeria 1990-2005)

ABSTRACT The purpose of this study is to determine if there is significant increase in output of the Nigerian farmers after micro credit loan had been obtained. The study made use of secondary data predominantly, especially data from the Nigeria Agricultural Cooperative and Rural Development (NACRDB). The Statistical tool used in the analysis are : Difference between tow means of X and Y variable; spearman correlation coefficient of variations and finally the Z test. At the end of the an...

The Impact Of Micro Credit Financing On The Output Of The Nigerian Farmers (A Case Of South Eastern States Of Nigeria 1990- 2005)

ABSTRACT The purpose of this study is to determine if there is significant increase in output of the Nigerian farmers after micro credit loan had been obtained. The study made use of secondary data predominantly, especially data from the Nigeria Agricultural Co-operative and Rural Development (NACRDB). The Statistical tool used in the analysis are : Difference between tow means of X and Y variable; spearman correlation coefficient of variations and finally the Z test. At the end of the ...

The Impact Of Liquidity Management On The Profitability Of Commercial Banks In Nigeria

ABSTRACT This study investigated the impact of liquidity management on banks’ profitability, covering a period of fifteen years, from 1990 – 2004. Three explanatory variables were selected as proxies for liquidity management (short term fund, loanable funds and cash) in order to assess their impact on banks’ profitability. The result of the linear multiple regression analysis confirms the existence of a significant relationship between liquidity management and banks’ profitabil...

The Impact Of Foreign Direct Investments (FDIs) On Economic Growth In Nigeria (1986-2012)

ABSTRACT Most economic rationale for granting special incentive for attracting foreign direct investment [FDI], is based on the belief that FDI bridges the “Ideal gaps” between the rich and the poor nations, in addition to the generation of technological transfer and spillovers. Empirical literature however finds controversial, the effect of FDI on productivity growth. This work contributes to the existing studies by applying correlation and causality test in exploring the possible...

The Impact Of External Debt On Growth And Development Of The Nigerian Economy (1980-2001)

ABSTRACT This study on the Impact of External Debt on Growth and Development of the Nigerian Economy from 1980-2001. The study is therefore necessitated by the need to find solution to the increasing external debt stock and service payments, which have become a constraining factor to economic growth. To find out how Nigeria has effectively managed her external debt and to identify the factors responsible for the inability of the Nigerian economy to expand irrespective of the increasing ...

The Impact Of Capital Market On Nigeria’s Economic Development; 1986-2005

ABSTRACT This study on the impact of capital market on industrial development of Nigeria, covered the period, 1986-2005. Employing the ordinary least square regression analysis, all the four hypotheses proved significant even at 0% alpha level, thus suggesting that the models were wellspecified. The major findings are that the capital market exhibits a significant relationship with the levels of industrial development, fixed capital investments, new issues or capital formation and Niger...

The Impact Of Bank Recapitalisation Policies On Banks’ Performance In Nigeria (1984 – 2004) A Study Of Selected Banks

ABSTRACT This study examined the impact of bank recapitalization policy on bank performance, proxied by three main variables, namely, bank gross earnings, profitability and total asset base. Both primary and secondary data were employed and testing the three hypotheses of the study with the student t-test, the study revealed some major findings. Hence, the introduction of bank recapitalization policy exerts significant effects on bank gross earnings, profitability and total asset base....

The Impact Of Bank Capital On Bank Performance: A Study Of Selected Banks (1993 – 2004)

ABSTRACT This study is aimed at investigating the influence of bank credit on bank performance, covering the period, 1993 – 2004. While loans and advances were the proxies for bank credit, the profit after tax represented bank performance, for the period under investigation. Three Hypotheses were tested using the Regression Model as our Main tool of analysis. The first two hypotheses employed a simple regression model, while the hypotheses three, which tried to establish the joint i...

The Effects Of Monetary Policy Instruments On Private Sector Credits By Banks In A Globalized Economy

ABSTRACT This study evaluated the effects of monetary policy instruments on private sector credits by banks in a globalized economy covering a period of twenty years, from 1986-2005. Six major monetary policy instruments namely cash reserve ratio, liquidity ratio, interest rate; minimum rediscount rate, treasury bill rate and money supply were employed explanatory variables while bank total loans and advances serves as the dependent variable or bank credit. Adopting the multiple regress...

Impact Of Value Added Tax On Economic Growth Of Nigeria

ABSTRACT This research examined the impact of value added tax (VAT) on economic growth of Nigeria. The aim of this study is to examine the contributions of the VAT in the economic growth of Nigeria. Data used in this study was mainly from secondary source principally the Central Bank of Nigeria and the Bureau of Statistics. The study employed a time series date for a twenty year period 1995 – 2014. The data was analyzed using the regression statistical model. The model assisted in t...

Impact Of Capital Structure On The Corporate Performance Of Manufacturing Firms In Nigeria: A Study Of Selected Firms

ABSTRACT This study is an appraisal of the impact of capital structure on the performance of manufacturing firms in Nigeria. The work attempts to examine the contributions of capital structure on corporate performance. It is prompted by the observation that the capital structure of most companies in Nigeria is sub-optimal and this accounts, in part, for the poor performance of many of the corporations, which has led some to liquidation. Data were collected through primary and secondary ...

Exchange Rate As An Instrument Of Macro-Economic Management (Nigeria In Perspective 1996 – 2005)

ABSTRACT The economy of Nigeria has a strong external orientation. It is characterized by heavy dependence on the export of one or a few product. The products find markets in the developed countries where ironically there is a small control over the prices of the exports. As a result of this, the Nigerian economy is vulnerable to external shock. This calls for effective tools for managing the external sector. The main focus of this study has been to evaluate the effectiveness and app...

Evaluation Of The Impact Of Liquidity Management On Banks Performance In Nigeria

ABSTRACT This study investigated the impact of credit administration on bank performance. The explanatory variables were liquidity ratio, cash reserve ratio, loans-to-deposit ratio and bank loans and advances regressed on bank profitability as the dependent variable. Through the multiple regression models, the four hypotheses were tested out of which two stated in null form were rejected while the remaining two were accepted. The results showed the major findings to include the existe...


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