Journal of
Economics and International Finance

  • Abbreviation: J. Econ. Int. Finance
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9812
  • DOI: 10.5897/JEIF
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 363

Table of Content: December 2010; 2(12)

December 2010

Economic innovation challenges of financial and tax auditing

  This paper is concerned with the economic innovation challenges of financial and tax auditing. Current economic conditions provide particular challenges for the Thai government to establish new practices towards auditing profession advancement. The ‘Federation of Accounting Profession and the Revenue Department’ both claim to promote and protect the public interest. The tax auditing is the...

Author(s): Jarunee Wonglimpiyarat

December 2010

Agricultural trade liberalization and food security in Nigeria

  It is a fact that the unilateral trade liberalization of 1986 did not produce any sustainable impact on the development of agriculture in Nigeria. It is however, not clear whether the Uruguay Round Agreements on Agriculture (URAA) and the optimism of the Doha Round and its Agenda (DRA) has done any better. Even then Nigeria’s external trade has been conducted within the framework of neutrality or open...

Author(s): Usman Abdullateef and Abdulgafar T. Ijaiya

December 2010

Cost-push shocks and inflation: An empirical analysis from the economy of Pakistan

  The present study was designed to examine the validity of cost-push and monetary diagnosis of inflation through empirical analysis. The empirical analysis had been conducted by using the technique of ordinary least square using annual data for the periods from 1971 to 1972 and 2006 to 2007. Before applying OLS, the stationarity of the data was checked by augmented Dickey Fuller (ADF) test. Regression analysis...

Author(s): Zahoor Hussain Javed, Muhammad Farooq and Shama Akram

December 2010

Staff welfare and productivity in Patani local government council, Delta State Nigeria

  The paper examined staff welfare and organization’s productivity, using Patani Local Government Council in Delta State, Nigeria as a reference. The methodology was primarily qualitative and involved use of In-Depth Interviews (IDIs) and Focus Group Discussion (FGDs) to secure information from employees at the Council. Motivational models and conflict theory of Dahrendorf were used as the theoretical...

Author(s): Chukwunenye Iheanacho Okereke and Amgbare Daniel

December 2010

An application of analytic hierarchy process (AHP) to investment portfolio selection in the banking sector of the Nigerian capital market

  The importance of investment to the individual, a nation and the world economy cannot be over emphasized. Investment involves the sacrifice of immediate consumption to achieve greater consumption in the future. The Nigerian banking sector has made tremendous success in the recent past. All the banks that approached the capital market through public offers and right issues to raise their capital base recorded...

Author(s): E. O. Oyatoye, G. U. Okpokpo and G. A. Adekoya