This research work was undertaken in order to evaluate the role of Fiscal policies in the development of Nigeria economy. A major issue in Nigerian economy recovery relates to the prospect of adoption of the most relevant fiscal policies. In view of this, the researcher addressed the following problems to be curbed in this research study.
i.Lack of required component of fiscal policies
ii.Inconsistency in the use of fiscal policies.
iii.Improper implementation of fiscal policies
iv.Inability of the country to improve on existing fiscal policies.
Due to the nature of this research work, ordinary method of data analysis and interval method were used. Both primary and secondary data were used. Secondary data were gotten from Newspapers and magazines, textbooks, journals and periodicals etc. questionnaires were used in generating primary data.
From the analysis made, the researcher discovered that between 1998 and 2000 fiscal years, the country has witnessed many changes in its fiscal policies which are hinged on the combination techniques applied on the components of fiscal policies, the mode of implementation of fiscal policies and the degree of success in the implementation of process.
Based on the findings made in this research study, the researcher recommends that the country should embark on the following in order to develop its economy.
i.The depreciation of naira must be urgently considered.
ii.There should be stream â€“ lining of activities of certain government amend agencies
iii.The government should make further fiscal adjustments.
TABLE OF CONTENT
Declaration of page
Table of content.
CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION
1.1Background of the study
1.2Statement of the problem
1.3Objectives of the study
1.4Major research hypothesis
1.5Scope and limitation of the study
1.6Significance of the study
1.7Definition of terms.
CHAPTER TWO: LITERATURE REVIEW
2.1History of fiscal policies in the Nigeria pre-independence
2.2Definition and meaning of fiscal policies
2.3Difference between fiscal and monetary policies
2.4Tax as a tool of fiscal policy
2.5Expenditure in fiscal policy
2.6Tax and expenditure in fiscal policy
2.7Limitation of fiscal policy implementation
2.8The role of the central bank in the formulation and implementation of fiscal policy.
3.2Research design for the study
3.3Sources of data
3.4Methods of data analysis
3.5Population and sample size
3.6Design and administration of questionnaires
CHAPTER FOUR: PRESENTATION, ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION OF DATA
4.2Presentation of data for 1998 fiscal year
4.3Analysis of data for 1997 through 1998 fiscal year
4.4Analysis of the federal government revenue and expenditure of 1999â€“ 2000
4.5Analysis of the state of the economy (1999 â€“ 2000)
4.6Interpretation of data.
CHAPTER FIVE: SUMMARY AND DISCUSSION OF FINDINGS, CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS.
5.2Discussion of findings
5.3Summary of findings
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