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: 362

Table of Content: March 2011; 3(3)

March 2011

The transportation and marketing implications of sand and gravel and its environmental impact in Lome-Togo

  Proper infrastructure is a crucial factor for the socio-economic development of a country. Suburbs of Agouényivé, Adidogomé, and Banguida in Lome once sparsely populated, are now experiencing large influx of people causing environmental problems. Throughout Togo, sand and gravel is widely exploited as aggregate for construction. If river mining of sand is not carefully controlled it can...

Author(s): Kossi Ayenagbo, Josphert Ngui Kimatu, James Gondwe and Wang Rongcheng

March 2011

An analysis of real estate consumers’ perception of service quality in estate agency practice in Lagos metropolis, Nigeria

  The role of real estate consumers in estate agency practice cannot be over-emphasized. They are involved in service production and affect the overall service delivery. This study provides an analysis of the real estate consumers’ perception of service quality in Lagos metropolis, Nigeria for the purpose of creating better consumers’ satisfaction and improving service quality in the real estate...

Author(s): Araloyin, F. M. and Olatoye O.

March 2011

Trade openness, foreign aid and economic growth in post-liberalisation Ghana: An application of ARDL bounds test

  The extent to which trade openness and foreign aid impacts on economic growth, has for years been an issue of global debate. Being one of the forerunners to adopt liberalisation policies in sub-Saharan Africa, Ghana’s post-liberalisation economic growth performance has received commendations from international institutions. This has increased government commitment in recent years to open the economy to...

Author(s): Daniel Sakyi

March 2011

Integrative funding and effective implementation of Universal basic education programme in Central Senatorial District of Delta State, Nigeria

  This paper was an empirical study on the integrative funding of universal basic education (UBE) and effective implementation in Central Senatorial District of Delta State, Nigeria. The researcher adopted a descriptive survey design. Three research questions were posed. The study involved a population of 733 Principals and 1103 Head teachers in the public primary schools and junior secondary schools in the...

Author(s): E. D. Nakpodia

March 2011

The industrial challenges for African countries in the era of globalization and information and communication technology

  The African economic development forums of the year 2009 marked opportunities for African leaders to unite in meeting the challenges of globalization and the emerging information economy. This advent coupled with the exponentially rapid spread of information and communication technology (ICT) is deeply affecting the social, political, economic and cultural spheres in most African countries. Furthermore,...

Author(s): Kossi Ayenagbo⊃, Josphert Ngui Kimatu⊃, Zhang Jing⊃, Cowell Evadne and Wang Rongcheng

March 2011

An empirical analysis of remittances-growth nexus in Pakistan using bounds testing approach

  This paper empirically examines the impact of remittances, exports, money supply (a broad measure for financial development) on economic growth in the context of Pakistan using bounds testing approach. Data set from 1976-2009 have been used for time series analysis. The result shows that remittances inflow and the lag effect of real output () are significant in short run and long run. Remittances have a...

Author(s): Junaid Ahmed, Khalid Zaman and Iqtidar Ali Shah

March 2011

Analysis of risk among agribusiness enterprises investment in Abia State, Nigeria

  The study analysed risk among agribusiness enterprises investment in Abia State of Nigeria. Specifically, it examined types of risk and the degree of influence on the agribusiness enterprises. The study also examined common risk reducing strategies among the agribusiness enterprises in the area. Primary data collected from 40 formal agribusiness firms were used in the study. The data were analysed with...

Author(s): Nto P. O. O., Mbanasor J. A. and Nwaru J. C.