11

11

results

Filter your results

Apply filters

Africa and the Global Economic Crises : Impacts, Policy Responses and Political Economy

"African countries have already undertaken a number of effective measures to minimize the impacts of the crisis. Taking a longer-term perspective, African countries could turn the crisis into an opportunity to restore their economic potentials an...

Poverty, Growth and Institutions

"The policy dilemma is that despite the economic growth and macroeconomic stability realized over the last decade, there is as yet no answer to pervasive poverty, nor is there sustained progress towards meeting the Millennium Development Goals. Th...

Methodology for the Participatory Formulation of Local Economic Empowerment & Development Strategy (LEEDS) in Local Government Areas in Nigeria

The impact on sustainable development remains weak and unfelt, although planning for development in Nigeria can be traced to the colonial era. This has resulted in poor management of both the natural and human resources in the country and little d...

Budget and Public Expenditure across Nigerian States

"This paper examines budget and public expenditure across Nigerian states, from 2001-2005. It is divided into six sections. Section One discusses the conceptual definitions and theoretical arguments. It contains two sub-sections. The first sub-sec...

Uganda’s National Budget 2010/2011: How Strategic are the Budget Priorities?

The debate came three weeks after Hon. Bbumba read her 2010/2011 budget speech before Parliament. The theme of the budget was “Strategic Priorities to Accelerate Growth, Employment and Socio-Economic Transformation for Prosperity”. Now, long gone ...

Budget Transparency: Kenyan Perspective

The fiscal policy in Kenya is the most challenging and complex area of macroeconomic management. It is characterized by budget deficits, rising debt, low economic growth rates, high interest and inflation rates. Factors such as corruption, poor ac...

High Interest Rates in Ghana, A Critical Analysis

The question of high interest rates in Ghana is examined in this paper. The author notes that high interest rates have not only kept the cost of credit unnecessarily high, but have also discouraged many otherwise viable projects from being impleme...

Ghana's Debt Profile and Sustainability

"The profile and sustainability of Ghana's debt are assessed for the period 2000-12. The assessment was based on debt-to-GDP ratios and the fiscal approach to debt sustainability, which can only provide backward-looking analysis. The dearth of deb...

Economic and Administrative Implications of the Devolution Framework Established by the Constitution of Kenya

"Decentralisation, as envisaged in the Constitution of Kenya will entail sharing of political, administrative and fiscal responsibilities between the national and the county governments. Political decentralisation involves the transfer of politica...

Economic and Administrative Implications of the Devolution Framework Established by the Constitution of Kenya

The devolution framework entrenched in the Constitution of Kenya 2010 offers opportunities for the country to address key national challenges. These include: high poverty levels, inequalities, corruption and poor service delivery in the public ...

Current Account Adjustments and Exchange Rate Arrangements: What Regime for African Countries?

This paper empirically examines the impact of exchange rate arrangements on current account imbalances within the African context. Following Friedman’s hypothesis (Friedman, 1953), we test the propositions stating that flexible exchange rate regim...

Showing page 1 of 1