Journal of Business and Economic Development

Volume 4, Issue 1, March 2019

  • An Assessment of the Implementation of the National Policy on Local Economic Development by District Assemblies in Ghana

    Kwasi Larnyoh

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1, March 2019
    Pages: 1-10
    Received: Dec. 14, 2018
    Accepted: Jan. 20, 2019
    Published: Jan. 31, 2019
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    Abstract: Policies are important inputs to the economic development process of any territory. But policies, of themselves, cannot bring about the desired goals unless they are duly implemented. In Ghana, experience has shown that many good policies formulated in the past did not get implemented. Also, the pace of implementation of many other policies has bee... Show More
  • Globalisation Has Double Sides on Developing Countries: The Benefits and the Harm

    Jiaqi Yan

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1, March 2019
    Pages: 11-14
    Received: Dec. 22, 2018
    Accepted: Jan. 15, 2019
    Published: Jan. 31, 2019
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    Abstract: Aim: To review and discuss the positive and negative effects of globalisation on different countries especially on developing countries. Methods: Professional articles including original researches, theoretical studies, reviews or reports which were published on journals or websites or released publicly by governments or international orgnisations ... Show More
  • The Impact of Monetary Policy on Algerian Economic Activity

    Radia Benziane

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1, March 2019
    Pages: 15-22
    Received: Feb. 18, 2019
    Accepted: Mar. 20, 2019
    Published: May 06, 2019
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    Abstract: This study investigated the role of monetary policy in financing economic activity in Algeria during the period 1990-2017 using quarterly data. The application of the VAR model has shown the negligible effect of credit and interest rate on gross domestic product. On the other hand, it appears a more significant positive effect of the real money sup... Show More
  • Long Run Determinants of Private Consumption Spending: Evidence from Nigeria

    Joseph Chukwudi Odionye, Okanta Sunday Ukeje

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1, March 2019
    Pages: 23-30
    Received: Jan. 08, 2019
    Accepted: Feb. 22, 2019
    Published: May 20, 2019
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    Abstract: Of great concern to policy makers and researchers are the factors that influence private consumption spending owing to the important role it plays in aggregate demand of a country. Thus, this study investigated the long run determinants of aggregate private consumption spending in Nigeriaover thequarterlyperiodsof 1981 to 2016. The Auto Regressive ... Show More
  • Firm Characteristics and Export Intensity in Kenyan Manufacturing Firms: An Empirical Analysis

    Kipkurui Josphat Kipsaat

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1, March 2019
    Pages: 31-37
    Received: Feb. 21, 2019
    Accepted: Apr. 08, 2019
    Published: May 20, 2019
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    Abstract: This paper examines the determinants of export intensity in Kenyan manufacturing firms. We use data from the World Bank enterprise survey 2013 and from it examine how firm characteristics explain export intensity. We use the Ordinary Least Squares estimation technique and Heckman sample selection model to estimate this relationship. The Heckman mod... Show More