developing economies/countries of the world. Over the years, Nigeria government has adopted a number of measures aimed at accelerating the country’s economic growth and development. The need to improve the living standard of its citizenry, reduce unemployment, increase capacity utilization which leads to increased productivity has led to the introduction of economic policies in Nigeria and other developing countries of the world. Foreign trade has been a highly debatable construct that has been severally
the Study The role of foreign aid in the growth process of developing countries has been an issue of intense debate. Foreign aid is an important issue given its implications for poverty reduction in developing countries. Previous empirical studies on foreign aid and economic growth generate mixed results. For example, Addison, Mavrotas and McGillivray (2005) find evidence for positive impact of foreign aid on growth; Abegaz (2005) find evidence for negative impact of foreign aid on growth, while AFDB
nationalism in selected Indian and African novels dealing with the national movements in India and Nigeria. It examines how Mulk Raj Anand, Raja Rao and Chinua Achebe deal with the national movement and the struggle for freedom in their novels and how they view the encounter with the British presence. One of the objectives of the study is to show the similarities in the national experience in India and Nigeria in the first half of the last century and how the three novelists deal with this experience.
Oil price fluctuations is a germane issue in Nigeria which constituted a major disturbance in the foreign direct investment (FDI) to the Nigerian economy despite various reforms introduced and implemented by Nigerian authorities to attract FDI. The over-reliance on oil as a major revenue generation and collapse in our export are issues for concern. The linkage amongst foreign direct investment (FDI), oil price and export and economic growth are still a vital subject in the developing economies. In
Organization Performance: An Investigation of Nigerian Food and Beverage Companies Folorunso, O. O Department of Business Administration and Management Studies The Polytechnic, Ibadan, Nigeria. firstname.lastname@example.org Sajuyigbe, Ademola .S (PhD) Department of Business Administration and Management Osun State Polytechnic, Iree, Nigeria. email@example.com Abstract This study examines the influence of ownership structure dimensions on organizational performance with specific reference to Nigerian
Introduction Franchising has always been an effective and efficient means of expanding businesses and there is a firmly established franchise market in the United States and the United Kingdom. Franchising offers several advantages, such as relatively unsaturated markets, transitioning economies, free-trade zones, friendly business laws, and liberalized markets and most of which come from emerging markets. Lots of multinational companies have chosen to franchise as a means to enter the emerging
phenomenon has attracted a great deal of interest from international business (IB) scholars (Athreye & Kapur, 2009; Hoskisson, Eden, Lau, & Wright, 2000; Hoskisson, Wright, Filatotchev, & Peng, 2013; Jormanainen & Koveshnikov, 2012). The outward foreign direct investment (OFDI) from emerging market was $11.9 billion in 1990 and increased to $170 billion on average between 2000-2008. By 2013 investment from emerging markets
identify exactly the cause for the underdevelopment of Africa, but the four strands of thoughts stand out. This is mostly specific to South Africa and Nigeria. The economy of Nigeria has been in dire strait for many years; therefore, Nigeria and South Africa was chosen specifically for this research. Firstly, the medical condition in South Africa and Nigeria i.e. the disease view. According to it, diseases like Malaria and other infectious diseases has left a remarkable effect on the population of Africa