Social & Management Sciences

Research Papers/Topics in Social & Management Sciences

THE IMAPCT OF BANK FRAUD DISTRESS ON BANKING PERFORMANCE IN NIGERIA

ABSTRACTFraud is an epidemic dimension that has eaten deep into the banking sector as well as the entire economy. Its devastating effect manifests itself in the deteriorating balance sheet of banks as well as in economic backwardness. As a result, measures to eradicate fraud in banking sector become a central focus of the government and the monetary authorities. It was against this backdrop that this study was aimed at providing empirical evidence on the effect of fraud on performance ...

THE IMPACT OF ACCOUNTING INFORMATION ON DECISION MAKING PROCESS

ABSTRACTAccounting generally involves the process of identifying, measuring, and communicating economic information to permit informed judgements and decisions of users of the information. In other words, accounting is concerned with providing information, which will help decision makers to make decisions. To enhance creditability and utility of the information, the decision making process, established concepts, principles, standard and legal requirements are strictly followed in order to tra...

ANALYSIS OF THE IMPACT OF EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION IN INCREASING ORGANIZATIONAL PRODUCTIVITY

ABSTRACT The topic of this research is Analysis of the Impact of Effective Communication in  Increasing  Organizational  Productivity.  A  case  study  of  the  Nigerian Breweries Plc, Amaeke, Ngwo, Enugu, Enugu State. The researcher used survey design for the study. The population of the study was eight hundred and ninety-nine  (899)  employee  of  the  company,  with  sample  size  of  one&nb...

FOREIGN AID AND HUMAN CAPITAL DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA

Developing countries face massive poverty, slow GDP growth, high mortality rates, and low levels of education. In the year 1999, 1.2 billion people lived on less than $1 (in PPP US$) a day, and another 2.8 billion people lived on less than $2 a day (World Bank, 2003). The majority of the people in the least developed countries cannot read or write. Over 854 million adults in this world are illiterate, and 543 million of them are women (Human Development Report, 2000). Similarly, many pe...

FISCAL DEFICIT FINANCING AND HEALTH SECTOR DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA

The history of deficit financing dated back to 1978 when the nation absorbed a $1billionJumbo loan presumably needed for rehabilitation, reconstruction and development of the wartorn Nigerian economy. However, this was an aftermath of the Nigerian civil war that lasted till 1970. This action subsequently followed by massive borrowing by both federal and state governments and their institutions to revitalize the already doldrums economy. Nations, the world over had engaged in va...

FISCAL DEFICIT AND UNEMPLOYMENT GROWTH IN NIGERIA

In Nigeria, budget deficit has been blamed for causing much economic crises, high inflation, poor investment performance and growth (Appah and Chigbu, 2013). One of the most important objectives of fiscal policy is to reduce national debt and to check the interest payment on such debt from rising so as to prevent high deficit in the future. However, Nigerian government budget deficit witnessed an increase in the past decades. For instance, from 1981, deficits increased from N3.9billion...

EXTERNALITIES: A CASE STUDY OF GUINNESS COMPANY,IKPOBA HILL, EDO STATE NIGERIA.

TABLE ON CONTENT SECTION ONEIntroduction SECTION TWOLiterature Review:SECTION THREESituational AnalysisSECTION FOURSummary and Conclusion     

EXTERNAL RESERVES AND INFRASTRUCTURAL DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA

External reserves are variously called International Reserves, Foreign Reserve or Foreign Exchange Reserves. While there are several definitions of international reserves, the most widely accepted is the one proposed by the IMF in its Balance of Payments Manual, 5th edition. It defined international reserves as consisting of official public sector foreign assets that are readily available to, and controlled by the monetary authorities for direct financing of payment imbalances, and dir...

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...

DOES GOVERNMENT CROWD OUT PRIVATE INVESTMENT IN NIGERIA

  There is a dilemma between the current call for a private sector led economic growth process for a reduction in government participation in the Nigerian economy, and the call for government domination in the economy. Government expenditure represents an important policy instrument through which an enabling environment can be created for a greater private sector participation in the economy. However, against the background of deepening economic crises that began in the 1980s ...

A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF EXPENDITURE CONTROL METHODS IN GOVERNMENT AND PRIVATELY OWNED HOSPITALS.

ABSTRACT This  research  work  on  A  Comparative  Study  of  Expenditure  Controls method  in  Government  and  private  Hospitals  is  aimed  at  studying  and analysing  the  different  methods  of  expenditure  control  that  is  being adopted  by  these  hospitals,  their  practical  application  and  thei...

The Legality and Viability of Non Interest (Islamic) Banking in Nigeria: Problems and Prospects

Abstract This Seminar presentation provokes a re-visit of the decision, by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), to establish Non Interest (Islamic) Banking system in Nigeria, against the backdrop of  the  country’s  status  as  a secular State. The renaissance of the proposal to introduce the Islamic banking system in Nigeria in recent time by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has generated so much controversy across the country. The policy legally permits operat...

BRIEF EVALUATION OF THE REVEAL PREFERENCE HYPOTHESIS

It is key and expedient to quickly recall that, the Reveal Preference Hypothesis was given by Paul Samuelson which is a major breakthrough in the demand theory. In line with the breakthrough, it is often and highly celebrated because of its intended advantage in the derivation of the demand theory without the use of the indifference curve as in the case of the ordinal world. 

AN EMPIRICAL TEST OF THE RICARDIAN MODEL

The Ricardian model is a simple picture of international trade between nations ,which was created to show comparative advantage in producing goods and the gain from trade. The concept of comparative advantage was introduced by David Ricardo in 19th century. The country has comparative advantage in producing if it can produce at a lower cost than any other country .The Ricardian model has been developed on the following assumptions:·        Only two countries are involved in ac...

A TERM PAPER ON GOVERNMENT EXPENDITURE

From the knowledge of macroeconomic model, it is overtly true that, government expenditure is one of the components of aggregate demand. Going by this, its impact cannot be easily ignored or relegated with negligence. This is simply because; no economy has ever survived with zero emphases on this variable. 


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