Journal of Business and Economic Development

Volume 5, Issue 4, December 2020

  • The Threshold Effect of Inflation on Capital Market Performance: A Case of Ghana Stock Exchange

    David Mensah Awadzie

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 4, December 2020
    Pages: 199-207
    Received: Sep. 26, 2020
    Accepted: Oct. 15, 2020
    Published: Oct. 30, 2020
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    Abstract: The purpose of this study is to investigate the threshold effect of inflation on capital market performance. The study employed a Threshold Autoregressive model introduced by Tong (1978) and Hansen (1996). The study used secondary quarter-time series data for thirty-years from 1990 to 2019. The capital market performance was measured by the value o... Show More
  • Influence of Career Development on Performance of Local Non-Governmental Organizations in Kenya

    Sebastian Muthama Muema, Lawrence Odollo

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 4, December 2020
    Pages: 208-213
    Received: Oct. 11, 2020
    Accepted: Oct. 22, 2020
    Published: Oct. 30, 2020
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    Abstract: Career development in the recent past has received more attention not only as a concern for the management of human resources, but also as institutional strategic management component for ensuring performance and growth. The purpose of this study therefore was to establish the career development practices on performance of local non-governmental or... Show More
  • Neighborhood Security and Housing Price in Amuwo-Odofin Local Government Area of Lagos State

    Olalekan Dimeji Bamiteko, Oyeyemi Omodadepo Adebiyi

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 4, December 2020
    Pages: 214-218
    Received: Oct. 07, 2020
    Accepted: Oct. 30, 2020
    Published: Nov. 09, 2020
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    Abstract: This research work identified the neighborhood security measures in Amuwo-Odofin Local Government Area (LGA). It also examined the relationship between neighborhood security measures and housing price in the LGA. The study employed primary data and surveyed 140 residents of the LGA through multistage sampling technique. Tables and Pearson’s Correla... Show More
  • Influence of Succession Planning Practices on Performance of Local Non-governmental Organizations in Kenya

    Sebastian Muthama Muema, Lawrence Odollo

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 4, December 2020
    Pages: 219-223
    Received: Oct. 11, 2020
    Accepted: Nov. 02, 2020
    Published: Nov. 09, 2020
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    Abstract: Succession planning in the recent past has received more attention not only as a concern for the management of human resources, but also as institutional strategic management component for ensuring performance and growth. The purpose of this study therefore was to establish the succession planning practices on performance of non-governmental organi... Show More
  • Effect of the Real Exchange Rate on the Sustainability of Current Account Deficits in Sub-Saharan African Countries

    Moumini Bamogo

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 4, December 2020
    Pages: 224-238
    Received: Oct. 24, 2020
    Accepted: Nov. 10, 2020
    Published: Nov. 19, 2020
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    Abstract: Sub-Saharan African countries run many current account deficits in the context of the new world economic order, namely globalization. The theoretical literature reveals that the real exchange rate improves the sustainability of the current account deficit, the effect of which may differ according to the type of exchange rate regime. Empirically, th... Show More
  • Effects of Advertisement on Soft Drinks Consumer’s Behaviour in Maputo Province

    Carlos Guirruta

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 4, December 2020
    Pages: 239-243
    Received: Aug. 28, 2020
    Accepted: Nov. 12, 2020
    Published: Nov. 23, 2020
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    Abstract: This research aims to examine the effects of advertising on soft drinks consumer’s behaviour in Maputo province, Mozambique. Study objectives targeted the impact of soft drinks advertisement on consumers’ behaviour, to identify types of soft drink advertisements are frequently used in the Mozambican market and to determine the impact these ads have... Show More
  • Portfolio Management and Profitability of Commercial Banks

    Andrews Doeh Agblobi, Oscar Tornam Yaw Kuhorfah, Prisca Asamoah

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 4, December 2020
    Pages: 244-248
    Received: Nov. 11, 2020
    Accepted: Nov. 23, 2020
    Published: Nov. 30, 2020
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    Abstract: Banks optimally invest to earn profit as they consider the associated risks with such portfolio management. Portfolio management is a medium by which the banks hold investment due from other banks, purchase Government securities and invest in subsidiaries. This paper investigates the effect of banks’ portfolio management on profitability. Five comm... Show More