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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. 

A SHORT ESSAY ON EMPERICAL TEST OF THE RICARDIAN MODEL

The main objective of this paper is to evaluate the various empirical test of the Ricardian comparative advantage model that were put in place by different researchers  to ensure its validity in reality.  

Brexit Critical Juncture in the UK's International Development Agenda

This paper raises some questions about Brexit in light of international development cooperation and policy studies. Brexit could be a disrupting critical juncture for UK policy and international development institutions after an extended period as a member of the European Union (EU). Consequently, it calls for investigating ongoing or potential policy reform in the UK’s international development programmes, the identification of policies that will not correspond to the requirements of the U...

THE ROLE OF FORENSIC ACCOUNTING IN DETECTING ECONOMIC CRIMES

AbstractThe role forensic accounting plays in detracting crime and corruption in both public sector and private sector is the major focus of these journal. The objective of the research work seeks to discover the role a forensic accountant can play in the contest against crime by applying its investigative skills, providing litigation support service and documentation and reporting. The research design employed was the survey research. Data were majorly collected from primary sources. A well-...

IMPACT OF CORPORATE GOVERNANCE IN THE NIGERIAN BANKING INDUSTRY

ABSTRACTThe CBN Code of Corporate Governance stated that Corporate Governance refers to the processes and structure by which the business and affairs of an institution are directed and managed. The objectives of this study are to examine Corporate Governance in relation to the promotion of corporate fairness, transparency and accountability in banks, to establish the purpose of Corporate Governance on banks and determine the application of its procedure in the banking sector, to establish tha...

Investigating Policy Alignment and Coherence in Nigeria Public Limited Companies

Abstract Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to Investigate Policy Alignment and Coherence in Nigerian Public Limited Companies; considering their access to public funds and the effectiveness of existing statutory and regulatory provisions-if adequate to secure sustainable performance and growth. While some organizations may put appropriate HR policies in place and claim to engage in practices that support effective and efficient delivery of business objectives, how many can pass the ...

CRITICAL ANALYSIS OF RISK MANAGEMENT OF ASHAKA CEMENT PLC

ABSTRACTThe study critically analyzed the impact of risk management on the performance of Ashaka Cement Plc. Ashaka cement plc. have made investments in personnel, processes and technology to help control both operational, financial and strategic risk. Historically, this manufacturing industry has focused primarily on manufacturing cement product. Random sampling was used to select 200respondents out of 602 of the total population. The research instruments majorly used included a set of quest...


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