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  • ANALYSING THE EFFECT OF BUDGET DEFICIT DYNAMICS ON MACROECONOMIC VARIABLES IN NAMIBIA 

    HANGO, ANNA LIISA (University of Namibia, 2021-10-08)
    This study analysed the effect of budget deficit dynamics on economic growth (gross domestic product), unemployment and interest rate in Namibia. The study employed the Autoregressive Distributed Lag Model (ARDL) and ...
  • Comparative Impact of Fiscal and Monetary Policies on Stock Market Performance in Nigeria 

    Akinkuotu, Oluwayemisi (University of Benin, 2021-08-04)
    This study empirically examined the effects of anticipated and unanticipated fiscal and monetary policies on the performance of the stock market. In addition, the study examined the relationship between these policies; ...
  • EXCHANGE RATE AND BALANCE OF PAYMENTS ADJUSTMENT IN SIERRA LEONE, 1970-2005 

    KORSU, ROBERT DAUDA, (University of Ibadan, 2008-08-22)
    In spite of series of exchange rate adjustments in the 1980s and the adoption of the managed floating exchange rate regime in 1990, Sierra Leone still experiences poor external sector performance. The nominal exchange ...
  • INSTITUTIONS, FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT AND DOMESTIC INVESTMENT IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA 

    GALAH, JACOB KWADZO BRAVO (University of Cape Coast, 2021-07-06)
    The study examines the effects of institutions and foreign direct investment on domestic investment in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) from 2006-2017. To achieve the objectives of the study, fixed and random effects estimation ...
  • TRANSMISSION MECHANISM OF MONETARY POLICY IN NIGERIA 

    OREKOYA, SAMUEL OLATUNDE (University of Ibadan, 2011-11-06)
    The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has pursued, among other goals, low and stable domestic price level and output growth using various monetary policy instruments. Despite these efforts, output growth rate averaged 1.32% ...
  • EDUCATION-MALARIA CONTROL NEXUS: THE CASE OF GHANA 

    ADJEI, DAVID SEFA (University of Ghana , Legon, 2011-06-06)
    Malaria is a global public health issue as well as a national one in Ghana. It is the number one cause of under-five mortality in Ghana. Several attempts have been made to curb the negative effects of this disease which ...
  • EDUCATION, FAMILY FORMATION AND FEMALE LABOUR MARKET PARTICIPATION IN CAMEROON 

    NEMBOT, Adeline MBOUNKA (University of Yaoundé II, 2021-01-22)
    The aim of this thesis is to investigate the effect of education on family formation and the ensuing effects on female employment in Cameroon, using individual and household records of the 2011 Cameroon Demographic and ...
  • THE INCIDENCE AND DYNAMICS OF INTRA-INDUSTRY TRADE BETWEEN GHANA AND ECOWAS 

    OFFEI, EMMANUEL LARBI (University of Ghana , Legon, 2012-06-06)
    Since intra-industry trade (IIT) was first noticed in the 1960s, theoretical and empirical studies on this type of trade have being growing rapidly. Very few studies however, have investigated IIT in the Economic Community ...
  • STOCK MARKET PERFORMANCE AND ECONOMIC GROWTH: EVIDENCE FROM GHANA 

    APIO, ALFRED TUNYIRE (University of Cape Coast, 2014-10-12)
    This study empirically examines the relationship between stock market performance and economic growth in Ghana using quarterly time series data from 1991 to 2012 for four stock market performance indicators, namely; stock ...
  • ESSAYS ON DIGITAL FINANCE, FINANCIAL INCLUSION AND POVERTY ALLEVIATION IN WAEMU 

    SENOU, Melain Modeste (Université Félix Houphouët, 2021-06-03)
    Financial Inclusion is not an objective per se, but only to the extent that it helps alleviate poverty. This thesis aims then at investigating the mechanisms through which digital finance may solve the multiple financial ...
  • TESTING PECKING ORDER THEORY ON DIVIDEND PAYOUT RATIO IN GHANA 

    DOKU, ISAAC (University of Ghana , Legon, 2012-07-10)
    The Pecking Order Theory (POT) suggests that firms prefer internal over external sources of financing investment. For external sources of finance, firms prefer the use of debt before equity to finance investment. However, ...
  • DETERMINANTS OF DEFORESTATION IN GHANA 

    MINLAH, MICHAEL KAKU (University of Ghana , Legon, 2011-06-06)
    Deforestation is one of the major environmental challenges facing Ghana. Today, the impacts of deforestation continue to impinge on livelihoods of rural and urban dwellers, disrupting important environmental functions ...
  • THE EFFECT OF FINANCIAL INNOVATION ON MONEY DEMAND IN UGANDA: AN EXAMINATION OF NEW PAYMENT TECHNOLOGIES ON DEMAND FOR NARROW MONEY 

    NAKAMYA, MIRIA (Makerere University, 2014-03-06)
    Since the liberalization of Uganda’s financial sector in the early 1990s, both foreign and local investors have been attracted to the sector. Competition and development; particularly technological development resulted ...
  • EXCHANGE RATE, OUTPUT AND INFLATION IN NIGERIA (1970-2007) 

    JAMEELAH, OMOLARA YAQUB (University of Ibadan, 2010-09-06)
    Exchange rate policy is central to improving the economic performance of a nation. Over the years, Nigeria adopted both the fixed and managed float exchange rate systems in her attempt at attaining a realistic exchange ...
  • URBAN HOUSEHOLD ROAD TRAVEL DEMAND AND TRANSPORT MODE CHOICE :The Case of Kampala, Uganda 

    Watundu, Susan (University of Dar es Salaam, 2015-11-22)
    This study assesses the determinants of urban household road travel demand and transport mode choice. A negative binomial and ordinary least squares regression, and the alternative specific conditional logit model are ...
  • FINANCIAL SECTOR REFORM AND ECONOMIC PERFORMANCE IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA 

    OGBEIDE, FRANK IYEKORETIN (University of Benin, 2015-11-06)
    Financial sector reform was part of the structural adjustment programme (SAP) adopted in the early 1980s by countries in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) with the aim of promoting financial development and macroeconomic performance. ...
  • The nexus between value addition, liquidity, and imports in Zimbabwe (1980-2015): A co-integrated VAR approach 

    Gwacha, Benhilda (University of Zimbabwe, 2017-05-06)
    The study made an attempt to analyze empirically the nexuses between value addition, liquidity and imports in Zimbabwe. In order to make an intricate examine and understand the nexuses among the variables, imports are ...
  • ACCESS TO FINANCE AND FINANCING PATTERNS OF FIRMS IN GHANA 

    AMAKYE, KWAKU (University of Ghana, Legon, 2011-06-22)
    Access to external sources of financing for firms has been and continues to be an obstacle to the operations and growth of firms. Firms have used diverse means to finance their operations, especially internally generated ...
  • FOREIGN EXCHANGE-RISK PRICING IN THE NIGERIAN STOCK MARKET 

    AFOLABI, EMMANUEL OLOWOOKERE (University Of Ibadan, 2012-07-22)
    Foreign Portfolio Investment (FPI) is a major source of liquidity to domestic firms. However, foreign exchange-risk makes returns to foreign investors uncertain thereby discouraging FPI. This uncertainty is more pronounced ...
  • DETERMINANTS OF SAVINGS IN LESOTHO 

    TS’EPISO, CHRISTINA KHALECHANE (University Of Bostwana, 2017-05-10)
    This study examined the determinants of savings in Lesotho during the period 1982-2014. Though similar studies have been done in other countries, few have been done in Lesotho. The objectives of the study were to estimate ...

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