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: 323

Table of Content: October, 2013; 5(7)

October 2013

Health care expenditure, health status and national productivity in Nigeria (1999-2012)

The major challenge facing policy makers is how to allocate limited resources across the range of preferences that contribute to poverty reduction and economic development; including capital expenditures on health, education, infrastructure and recurrent expenditures. The aim of this study is to establish the relationship between healthcare expenditure, the health status and national productivity in Nigeria. The...

Author(s): Mathias Agri Eneji ,  Dickson Vonke Juliana and Bisong John Onabe

October 2013

Finance and economic growth nexus: Complementarity and substitutability between the banking sector and financial markets in Africa, using South Africa as a case1

The paper empirically examines the dynamic relationship between financial development and economic growth in South Africa in terms of financial intermediaries and financial markets based structure. A time series analysis using the VAR Model provided evidence for the dynamic relationship. The paper provides empirical evidence on the causal impact of the financial market on economic growth in South African. The results...

Author(s): Forget M. Kapingura

October 2013

Evaluating profit organizations’ financial tools development strategy for managing crises

The purpose of the study is to evaluate profit organizations’ financial tools development strategy in order to find limits. These limits can help the strategy to organize development internationally and locally without solving crises with negative effect. The study found out that there were negative outcomes because profit organizations were ignorant of their responsibility and were revenue oriented without...

Author(s): Abdullah Ibrahim Nazal

October 2013

Globalization and economic security in Nigeria: A reflection of the Nigerian manufacturing sector performance (1981 -2010)

This study empirically investigated the impact of globalization on economic security, with a reflection of the performance of the Nigerian manufacturing sector, using co-integration and error correction mechanism (ECM) techniques with annual time series covering the period between 1981 and 2010. The findings revealed that globalization has negative impact on the performance of the Nigerian manufacturing sector in the...

Author(s): Ogunyomi, Oluwatosin Olatunji, Jenrola, Oladapo .A. and Daisi, Olusegun Richard