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African J. of Accounting, Auditing and Finance     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
African J. of Economic and Sustainable Development     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14)
Afro-Asian J. of Finance and Accounting     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.195, CiteScore: 0)
American J. of Finance and Accounting     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 21)
Asian J. of Management Science and Applications     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Atoms for Peace: an Intl. J.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Electronic Government, an Intl. J.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17, SJR: 0.424, CiteScore: 1)
EuroMed J. of Management     Hybrid Journal  
European J. of Cross-Cultural Competence and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
European J. of Industrial Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.595, CiteScore: 1)
European J. of Intl. Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.3, CiteScore: 1)
Global Business and Economics Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.154, CiteScore: 0)
Interdisciplinary Environmental Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Intl. J. of Abrasive Technology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.279, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Accounting and Finance     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15)
Intl. J. of Accounting, Auditing and Performance Evaluation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14, SJR: 0.14, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Ad Hoc and Ubiquitous Computing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.21, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Adaptive and Innovative Systems     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Additive and Subtractive Materials Manufacturing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Intl. J. of Advanced Intelligence Paradigms     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.144, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Advanced Mechatronic Systems     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.132, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Advanced Media and Communication     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 21, SJR: 0.124, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Advanced Operations Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.163, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Aerodynamics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 26)
Intl. J. of Agent-Oriented Software Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Intl. J. of Agile and Extreme Software Development     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Intl. J. of Agile Systems and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.878, CiteScore: 3)
Intl. J. of Agricultural Resources, Governance and Ecology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.152, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Alternative Propulsion     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Intl. J. of Applied Cryptography     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.455, CiteScore: 3)
Intl. J. of Applied Decision Sciences     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.275, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Applied Management Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.229, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Applied Nonlinear Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Applied Pattern Recognition     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Intl. J. of Applied Systemic Studies     Hybrid Journal   (SJR: 0.129, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Arab Culture, Management and Sustainable Development     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Intl. J. of Artificial Intelligence and Soft Computing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
Intl. J. of Arts and Technology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.225, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Auditing Technology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Intl. J. of Automation and Control     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.189, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Automation and Logistics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Intl. J. of Automotive Composites     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Intl. J. of Automotive Technology and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.374, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Autonomic Computing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Intl. J. of Autonomous and Adaptive Communications Systems     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.128, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Aviation Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Intl. J. of Banking, Accounting and Finance     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14, SJR: 0.137, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Behavioural Accounting and Finance     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Intl. J. of Behavioural and Healthcare Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Intl. J. of Bibliometrics in Business and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Intl. J. of Big Data Intelligence     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 18)
Intl. J. of Bio-Inspired Computation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.721, CiteScore: 4)
Intl. J. of Bioinformatics Research and Applications     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13, SJR: 0.157, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Biomechatronics and Biomedical Robotics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Intl. J. of Biomedical Engineering and Technology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.205, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Biomedical Nanoscience and Nanotechnology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Intl. J. of Biometrics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.155, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Biotechnology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.269, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Bonds and Derivatives     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Business and Emerging Markets     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Intl. J. of Business and Globalisation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.263, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Business and Systems Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.104, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Business Competition and Growth     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Intl. J. of Business Continuity and Risk Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14)
Intl. J. of Business Environment     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Intl. J. of Business Excellence     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.274, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Business Forecasting and Marketing Intelligence     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Intl. J. of Business Governance and Ethics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.171, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Business Information Systems     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15, SJR: 0.266, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Business Innovation and Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.28, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Business Intelligence and Data Mining     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 30, SJR: 0.249, CiteScore: 2)
Intl. J. of Business Intelligence and Systems Engineering     Hybrid Journal  
Intl. J. of Business Performance and Supply Chain Modelling     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16, SJR: 0.18, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Business Performance Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.197, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Business Process Integration and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12, SJR: 0.149, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Chinese Culture and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Intl. J. of Circuits and Architecture Design     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Intl. J. of Cloud Computing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 24)
Intl. J. of Cognitive Biometrics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Intl. J. of Cognitive Performance Support     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Intl. J. of Collaborative Engineering     Hybrid Journal  
Intl. J. of Collaborative Enterprise     Hybrid Journal  
Intl. J. of Collaborative Intelligence     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Communication Networks and Distributed Systems     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.177, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Comparative Management     Hybrid Journal  
Intl. J. of Competitiveness     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Intl. J. of Complexity in Applied Science and Technology     Hybrid Journal  
Intl. J. of Complexity in Leadership and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 28)
Intl. J. of Computational Biology and Drug Design     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.231, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Computational Complexity and Intelligent Algorithms     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Computational Economics and Econometrics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Intl. J. of Computational Intelligence in Bioinformatics and Systems Biology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
Intl. J. of Computational Intelligence Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Intl. J. of Computational Materials Science and Surface Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.135, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Computational Science and Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.373, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Computational Systems Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Computational Vision and Robotics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.129, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Computer Aided Engineering and Technology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.131, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Computer Applications in Technology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.225, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Computers in Healthcare     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Intl. J. of Computing Science and Mathematics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.299, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Continuing Engineering Education and Life-Long Learning     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.196, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Convergence Computing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Corporate Governance     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Intl. J. of Corporate Strategy and Social Responsibility     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Intl. J. of Creative Computing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Critical Accounting     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Intl. J. of Critical Computer-Based Systems     Hybrid Journal   (SJR: 0.127, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Critical Infrastructures     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.173, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Data Analysis Techniques and Strategies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.23, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Data Mining and Bioinformatics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15, SJR: 0.217, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Data Mining, Modelling and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13, SJR: 0.209, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Data Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Intl. J. of Decision Sciences, Risk and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
Intl. J. of Decision Support Systems     Hybrid Journal  
Intl. J. of Design Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13)
Intl. J. of Digital Culture and Electronic Tourism     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Intl. J. of Digital Signals and Smart Systems     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Diplomacy and Economy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Intl. J. of Dynamical Systems and Differential Equations     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.184, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Earthquake and Impact Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Intl. J. of Economic Policy in Emerging Economies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.134, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Economics and Accounting     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Economics and Business Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.129, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Education Economics and Development     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.156, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Electric and Hybrid Vehicles     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.225, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Electronic Banking     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Intl. J. of Electronic Business     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.24, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Electronic Customer Relationship Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.148, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Electronic Democracy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Electronic Finance     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.155, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Electronic Governance     Hybrid Journal   (SJR: 0.142, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Electronic Healthcare     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.254, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Electronic Marketing and Retailing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.249, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Electronic Security and Digital Forensics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.137, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Electronic Transport     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Intl. J. of Embedded Systems     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.48, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Emergency Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.185, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Energy Technology and Policy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.224, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Engineering Management and Economics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Intl. J. of Engineering Systems Modelling and Simulation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.175, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Enterprise Network Management     Hybrid Journal   (SJR: 0.118, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Entrepreneurial Venturing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.308, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 27, SJR: 0.255, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Entrepreneurship and Small Business     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 26, SJR: 0.401, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Environment and Health     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.181, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Environment and Pollution     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.215, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Environment and Sustainable Development     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15, SJR: 0.132, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Environment and Waste Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.175, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Environment, Workplace and Employment     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.117, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Environmental Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Intl. J. of Environmental Policy and Decision Making     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Intl. J. of Environmental Technology and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.141, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Exergy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.396, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Experimental and Computational Biomechanics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Intl. J. of Experimental Design and Process Optimisation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Intl. J. of Export Marketing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Intl. J. of Financial Engineering and Risk Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Intl. J. of Financial Innovation in Banking     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Intl. J. of Financial Markets and Derivatives     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Intl. J. of Financial Services Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Food Safety, Nutrition and Public Health     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16)
Intl. J. of Forensic Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Intl. J. of Forensic Engineering and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Intl. J. of Foresight and Innovation Policy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.115, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Functional Informatics and Personalised Medicine     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Intl. J. of Fuzzy Computation and Modelling     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Intl. J. of Gender Studies in Developing Societies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Intl. J. of Global Energy Issues     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.199, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Global Environmental Issues     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.153, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Global Warming     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.259, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Globalisation and Small Business     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11, SJR: 0.233, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Governance and Financial Intermediation     Hybrid Journal  
Intl. J. of Granular Computing, Rough Sets and Intelligent Systems     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Intl. J. of Green Economics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.209, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Grid and Utility Computing     Hybrid Journal   (SJR: 0.341, CiteScore: 2)
Intl. J. of Happiness and Development     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Intl. J. of Healthcare Technology and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.139, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Heavy Vehicle Systems     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.23, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of High Performance Computing and Networking     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.428, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of High Performance Systems Architecture     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.116, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Higher Education and Sustainability     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Intl. J. of Hospitality and Event Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Intl. J. of Human Factors and Ergonomics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 18, SJR: 0.117, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Human Factors Modelling and Simulation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15)
Intl. J. of Human Resources Development and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 26, SJR: 0.162, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Human Rights and Constitutional Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13)
Intl. J. of Humanitarian Technology     Hybrid Journal  
Intl. J. of Hydrology Science and Technology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.43, CiteScore: 2)
Intl. J. of Hydromechatronics     Hybrid Journal  
Intl. J. of Image Mining     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Immunological Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Indian Culture and Business Management     Hybrid Journal  
Intl. J. of Industrial and Systems Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11, SJR: 0.34, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Industrial Electronics and Drives     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Intl. J. of Information and Coding Theory     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Intl. J. of Information and Communication Technology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.13, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Information and Computer Security     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17, SJR: 0.141, CiteScore: 0)
Intl. J. of Information and Decision Sciences     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11, SJR: 0.233, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Information and Operations Management Education     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)

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African Journal of Economic and Sustainable Development
Number of Followers: 14  
 
  Hybrid Journal Hybrid journal (It can contain Open Access articles)
ISSN (Print) 2046-4770 - ISSN (Online) 2046-4789
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  • The role of corporate social responsibility in improving firms'
           business in the directions of sustainable development, accountability and
           transparency
    • Authors: Emerson Abraham Jackson, Hudson Freddie Jackson
      Pages: 105 - 118
      Abstract: Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is now a 'buzz' word used by many corporate organisations, and this article has provided a critical review of CSR activities for organisations operating in the natural resource sector in Sierra Leone. There have been some unravelling details in relation to the theoretical background of CSR, with different methodological approaches used to ascertain outcomes. Sierra Leone, a country full of memories relating to poverty, civil unrest and medical emergency can account for good model of CSR operation by some of its trustworthy corporations trading within its country. On this note, the activities of both Sierra Rutile Limited (SRL) and Miro-Forest have exhibited good example (and as well as some critical concerns) of their intent in contributing meaningfully towards sustainable engagement with communities, and backed by substantial investment in their workforce. Suggested recommendations have also expressed the need for corporations to be open in their approach towards building good relationships with communities through their CSR operations, while at the same time ensuring that an agency acting on behalf of the government is in active engagement to make the environment sustainably utilised for the benefit of future generation.
      Keywords: corporate social responsibility; CSR; human resource development; sustainability; corporations; accountability; Sierra Leone
      Citation: African J. of Economic and Sustainable Development, Vol. 6, No. 2/3 (2017) pp. 105 - 118
      PubDate: 2018-02-26T23:20:50-05:00
      DOI: 10.1504/AJESD.2017.089942
      Issue No: Vol. 6, No. 2/3 (2018)
       
  • Exploration of public spending and gross domestic product's growth in
           agricultural sector: comparative analysis of Nigerian and Malaysian
           agricultural sector (1970-2010)
    • Authors: Emerson Abraham Jackson, Hudson Freddie Jackson
      Pages: 119 - 137
      Abstract: Nigeria and Malaysia are at the same level in terms of economic growth in the 1960s, recent records revealed that Malaysia has advanced in economic evolution than Nigeria. The study examines public spending in Malaysia and Nigeria and provides lessons from Malaysian growth indices for Nigeria. Secondary data used were sourced from FAOSTAT and international data-centre from 1970-2010. A simple version of endogenous-growth theory model is adopted. Random effects model results revealed that Nigeria public-expenditure (PUEXP) and intervention (INTEV) variables were significant but negative, while enterprise-development (ENTDEV), drivers of development (DRIVERS) and dummy for modest public expenditure access (<i>D</i><SUB align="right">1<i>t</i>) is significant but positive. Similarly, in Malaysia, three variables were significant and positive at difference level, also dummies <i>D</i><SUB align="right">1<i>t</i> and <i>D</i><SUB align="right">2<i>t</i> (macroeconomic stability) are significant. Public expenditure and GDP growth has an inverse relationship in Nigeria and direct relationship in Malaysia. Modest public expenditure and macroeconomic stability are important development indices Nigeria must learn from Malaysia.
      Keywords: public spending; growth model; policy; Nigeria; Malaysia
      Citation: African J. of Economic and Sustainable Development, Vol. 6, No. 2/3 (2017) pp. 119 - 137
      PubDate: 2018-02-26T23:20:50-05:00
      DOI: 10.1504/AJESD.2017.089943
      Issue No: Vol. 6, No. 2/3 (2018)
       
  • Impact of support to agriculture and forestry development project on maize
           productivity in South Sudan
    • Authors: Nixon James Tongun, Gabriel Elepu
      Pages: 138 - 153
      Abstract: The government of South Sudan launched the Support to Agriculture and Forestry Development Project (SAFDP) in 2007, as one of the strategies to increase agricultural productivity and production. However, cereal productivity has generally remained low, resulting in persistent national food insecurity. Therefore, this study assessed the impact of SAFDP on productivity of maize in Central Equatoria. A survey of randomly selected sample of 80 SAFDP and 120 non-SAFDP maize farmers was done to collect primary data. A two-stage Heckman model was used to analyse data. Results obtained from the first stage of the model showed that household size and membership in a farmers' group positively influenced participation in SAFDP, whereas off-farm income had a negative effect. In the second stage model, it was found that the impact of SAFDP on maize productivity was positive. Nonetheless, measures need to be taken by stakeholders to upscale and ensure sustainability of SAFDP achievements.
      Keywords: impact; agriculture; project; productivity; production; maize; Heckman; probit; multi-donor; South Sudan
      Citation: African J. of Economic and Sustainable Development, Vol. 6, No. 2/3 (2017) pp. 138 - 153
      PubDate: 2018-02-26T23:20:50-05:00
      DOI: 10.1504/AJESD.2017.089949
      Issue No: Vol. 6, No. 2/3 (2018)
       
  • The determinants of agricultural output and the role of food aid: the case
           of Sub-Saharan Africa
    • Authors: Nixon James Tongun, Gabriel Elepu
      Pages: 154 - 170
      Abstract: This paper investigates factors that influence agricultural output in a group of Sub-Saharan African countries, with special emphasis on the role of food aid. A three-sector trade theoretic framework of an agrarian economy, comprising of exportables, importables and non-traded goods, serves as a basis for the study. This sectorial analysis allows us to analyse movement of resources and demand across sectors, resulting from changes in relative prices, due to food aid. The theoretical model provides various hypotheses that are tested empirically. Results indicate that food aid had a significant negative impact on all three categories of agricultural output. The effect of other variables on the output of the three sectors was also analysed. Factors of production along with a durable and stable regime generally impacted output positively. Drought and conflicts had a significant negative impact on importables and non-traded goods.
      Keywords: food aid; exportables; importables; non-traded goods; relative prices; drought; conflict; governance; Sub-Saharan Africa
      Citation: African J. of Economic and Sustainable Development, Vol. 6, No. 2/3 (2017) pp. 154 - 170
      PubDate: 2018-02-26T23:20:50-05:00
      DOI: 10.1504/AJESD.2017.089950
      Issue No: Vol. 6, No. 2/3 (2018)
       
  • Basel macro-prudential tools and financial system stability in Nigeria
    • Authors: Nixon James Tongun, Gabriel Elepu
      Pages: 171 - 183
      Abstract: This study aimed to determine the level of post-consolidation financial stability in Nigeria and the effect of the Basel I Accord implementation on this stability. Secondary data on post-consolidation aggregate bank profits and liquidity and post-consolidation aggregate capitalisation of banks (made in compliance with Basel I Accord) obtained from the Statistical Bulletin, 2014 were analysed using the GARCH model. Results show that there exists volatility in bank profits (indicating long-term financial instability), with the relationship between both variables positive; and there exists no volatility in aggregate bank liquidity indicating the existence of financial system stability (short-term/liquidity stability) with a significant relationship existing between Basel I Accord and the bank liquidity. These findings necessitate the immediate implementation of Basel II, II.5 and III with improved supervisory review process, disclosures and market disciplines, enhanced minimum capital and liquidity requirements to shield the system from external shocks and cross-border contagion.
      Keywords: aggregate bank capital; bank consolidation; Basel I Accord; bank profits; financial stability; macro-prudential tools; liquidity; Nigeria
      Citation: African J. of Economic and Sustainable Development, Vol. 6, No. 2/3 (2017) pp. 171 - 183
      PubDate: 2018-02-26T23:20:50-05:00
      DOI: 10.1504/AJESD.2017.089953
      Issue No: Vol. 6, No. 2/3 (2018)
       
  • The determinants of the uptake of carbon finance by renewable energy
           producers in Kenya
    • Authors: Bernard Baimwera, David Wangombe, Ernest Kitindi
      Pages: 184 - 215
      Abstract: Energy use, especially the burning of fossil fuels to provide the power for home and industrial use, is the main catalyst of global warming. The central role played by renewable energy in climate mitigation cannot be downplayed, especially in reducing the emissions of greenhouse gases. Carbon finance has emerged as an attractive financing option to help scale-up renewable energy investments in low and middle-income countries. To establish the determinants of carbon finance uptake among renewable energy developers in Kenya, a two-part model was used to model the variables project size, project sector, carbon offset prices, technology and market affiliation of a project, which are key in the uptake of carbon finance. Results reveal that project size, the technology used in the renewable energy project and the market affiliation, either the voluntary carbon market or the regulatory compliance market are important determinants of the uptake of climate finance among renewable energy developers in Kenya, while the project sector and the prevailing carbon offset prices does not seem to influence the uptake.
      Keywords: carbon finance; climate change; renewable energy; global warming; Kenya
      Citation: African J. of Economic and Sustainable Development, Vol. 6, No. 2/3 (2017) pp. 184 - 215
      PubDate: 2018-02-26T23:20:50-05:00
      DOI: 10.1504/AJESD.2017.089994
      Issue No: Vol. 6, No. 2/3 (2018)
       
  • Public investment, life expectancy and income growth
    • Authors: Minoru Watanabe, Masaya Yasuoka
      Pages: 216 - 224
      Abstract: Based on individual occupational choice in the model including a production function with public investment, this paper presents an examination of how public investment affects the dynamics. Individuals work as skilled labourers or unskilled labourers. As in the model described by Caselli (1999), educational costs are necessary to work as a skilled labourer. Results show that life expectancy determines whether income growth occurs or not. Public investment can bring about income growth if life expectancy is sufficiently high. However, with low life expectancy, the government cannot bring about income growth with an increase in public investment. Therefore, both public investment and life expectancy should be pulled up for income growth.
      Keywords: public investment; life expectancy; occupational choice; economic growth; skilled labourer; unskilled labourer; education; production function; dynamics
      Citation: African J. of Economic and Sustainable Development, Vol. 6, No. 2/3 (2017) pp. 216 - 224
      PubDate: 2018-02-26T23:20:50-05:00
      DOI: 10.1504/AJESD.2017.090004
      Issue No: Vol. 6, No. 2/3 (2018)
       
 
 
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