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Determinants of Occupational Choice in Nigeria: A Multinomial Logit Model

Abstract It has been observed that for almost three decades following the introduction of Structural Adjustment Programme (SAP) in Nigeria, efforts by the government to set in motion private sector driven economy had not yielded much. There is also much disparity between labour force and employment. This study therefore uses the Multinomial Logit Estimation Techniques to investigate the determinants of occupational choice, and possible gender influence on choice using the ...

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DETERMINANTS OF ENVIRONMENTAL DISCLOSURES

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION BACKGROUND OF STUDY Banks as financial institution are associated with some degree of risk, that is to say that risk and banks are interwoven they cannot be separated. Banks have always engaged in risk taking through maturity transformation borrowing short and long term loans. Contrary to the general view that risk taking in banks, or in any business activity as solely led to corporate failure, fear of ...

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THE DETERMINANTS OF INVESTMENT IN THE NIGERIAN ECONOMY

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1    Background of Study Investment expenditure in economic analysis is both a component of aggregate demand and an injection into the circular flow of national income.   It is a crucial variable on the supply side of the economy as it is the means by which changes in the real capital stock are brought about, thereby adding to country’s productive capacity. Investment is spending devoted to increasing or maintaining ...

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DETERMINANTS OF INVESTMENT IN NIGERIA

ABSTRACT In recent times, there has been growing concern about the rising but volatile rate of investments in Nigeria. Thus concern stem from the fact that investment plays a dominant role in stimulating growth. The study buttress on the overview and empirical analyses into the determinant of investment in Nigeria in other to achieve the objective hypotheses which was stated with the purpose of achieving current and future stable and ...

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DETERMINANTS OF CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY DISCLOSURES IN NIGERIAN QUOTED COMPANIES

Abstract This study examines the determinants of corporate social responsibility disclosures in Nigerian quoted companies. The broad objective of the study is to examine the determinants of corporate social responsibility of corporate entities. Specifically, the study examines the relationship between company size, profitability, industry type, firm’s origin and environmental responsibility measured by extent of environmental reporting. The cross-sectional research design is adopted for the study. The population consists of all ...

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DISCOVERY ON THE DETERMINANTS OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP AMONG GRADUATES IN NIGERIA

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1    BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY In recent years, entrepreneurship education has been developing steadily but unevenly in most countries. In the United State for example, which has been a trailblazer and leader in the field, the last decade has been described as an important era, with a significant increase in student interest (Fiet 2001a) the figure tend to support this statement. In 1971, only 16 colleges and ...

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EXPLORING THE DETERMINANTS OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP AMONG GRADUATES IN NIGERIA

CHAPTER TWO REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE 2.1    PREAMBLE  In Nigeria both state and federal government are now placing much emphasis on the promotion of indigenous small scale enterprises with a view to encouraging entrepreneurship. This study address critical issues like life aspirations, likely source of financial capital, entrepreneurial orientation, attitude towards work, intention towards becoming an entrepreneur, subjective norms underlying this intention, perceive behavioural control, behavioural beliefs, nor mature belief and ...

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DETERMINANTS OF HOUSEHOLD SAVINGS IN NIGERIA

ABSTRACT The study investigated the determinants of household saving in Nigeria utilizing OLS estimation technique using annual time series data between 1970 and 2014. While level of income appears to be the centrepiece of most theories on determinants of household saving in the literature. The empirical results as reported in the context of this study given the period under consideration rather indicate financial development and social security payment as significant ...

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THE DETERMINANTS AND MEASUREMENTS OF POVERTY IN NIGERIAN ECONOMY

ABSTRACT This study takes a critical evaluation at the measurement and determinants of poverty in the Nigerian economy. Poverty concerns individual’s inability to cater adequately for the basic needs of food, clothing and shelter. It reflects inability to meet social and economic obligations; lack of gainful employment, skills, assets and self-esteem. It is anchored on limited access to social and economic infrastructures such as education, health, potable water and sanitation, ...

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ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF THE DETERMINANTS OF EXCHANGE RATE IN NIGERIA

CHAPTER ONE 1.0    INTRODUCTION The role of exchange rate and its effects on macroeconomic performance has continued to generate interest among economists. Many economists argue that exchange rate stability facilitates production activities and economic growth. They are also of the view that misalignment in real exchange rate could distort production activities and consequently hinders exports growth and generate macroeconomic instability (Mamta Chowdhury, 1999)Exchange rate policy guides investors on the, best way they can strike ...

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DETERMINANTS OF INVESTMENT IN NIGERIA (1985-2011)

ABSTRACT In recent times, there has been growing concern about the rising but volatile rate of investments in Nigeria. Thus concern stem from the fact that investment plays a dominant role in stimulating growth. The study buttress on the overview and empirical analyses into the determinant of investment in Nigeria in other to achieve the objective hypotheses which was stated with the purpose of achieving current and future stable and ...

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THE DETERMINANTS OF BALANCE OF PAYMENT IN NIGERIA (1983 ‚Äď 2007)

ABSTRACT This study aimed at analyzing through econometric methodology the Determinant of Balance of payment in Nigeria. In the work, we capture balance of payment as the dependent variable while trade openness, external debt service and exchange rate as the explanatory variable. In the second page of the regression estimated we observed GDP as the dependent variable while balance of payment, trade openness exchange rate and external debt service being ...

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ANALYSIS OF DETERMINANTS AND IMPACT OF FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT ON NIGERIAN ECONOMY (1981-2013)

ABSTRACT This work investigates the determinants and impact of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) on Nigerian economy. FDI has become a debatable and topical issue across the globe because of its key role in bridging the savings gap in Least Developed Countries (LDCs). Theoretical argument that savings translate to investment is well documented in literature. Two fundamental issues concerning the potential importance of FDI in LDCs development process has remain unresolved. ...

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DETERMINANTS OF MORTALITY RATE AMONG UNDER FIVE CHILDREN

Abstract:   The health condition of people in Nigeria particularly Nasarawa state is characterized by a high under-five mortality, high fertility rate and low life expectancy (WHO, 2004). The purpose of this study is to find out the determinants of mortality rate among under five children in Nasarawa state. The questionnaires were administered on randomly selected, stratified samples of 600 respondents which comprised parents (females) and health workers (females). A total ...

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DETERMINANTS OF HEALTH PRACTICES AMONG THE STUDENTS OF TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS

Abstract:  The Health practices in 4 (four) tertiary institutions in Kano state was appraised. A total of 400 Students were selected randomly from Beyero University Kano, F.C.E. Kano, College of Education Kumbotso and College of Health Sciences for the administration of a structured questionnaire. Data collected were subjected to analyses by means of SPSS Computer Package 2002 edition. One major and four sub- hypotheses were raised concerning the health practices ...

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BEHAVIOURAL DETERMINANTS OF CIVIL SERVANTS PARTICIPATION IN LEISURE ACTIVITIES

Abstract  Reasons for participation in leisure activities with regard to values and ideas vary from person to person, from community to community and from culture to culture. The purpose of this study was therefore to investigate the behavioural determinants of participation in leisure activities of Sokoto State Civil Servants. To achieve this, hypotheses were formulated and ex post fact research design was adopted. A total of four hundred (400) copies ...

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THE DETERMINANTS OF INVESTMENT IN THE NIGERIAN ECONOMY

ABSTRACT The purpose of this study is to examine the determinants of investment in the  Nigeria economy making use of time series data for the period 1970-2003. The study employed the Ordinary Least Square (OLS) and the Cochrane Orcutt technique of estimation. The main conclusion which emerged from the analysis is that increase in investment will lead to an increase economic growth. The policy implication of this finding calls for ...

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DETERMINANTS OF INVESTMENT IN NIGERIA (1977 – 2007)

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1     Background of the Study The Nigerian economy has witnessed a slow pace of growth of less than 5 percent in the last two decades. Various reasons have been advanced to this development but the most apparent has been the poor investment climate in the economy and this has been attributed to the low available investable funds. The stimulation of sustained economic growth requires a balance investment ...

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DETERMINANTS OF ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE OF A UNIVERSITY STUDENT.

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY University students are potential nation builders who aspire to become engineers, doctor, managers, and scientists and materialize a nation’s dreams. Students in every discipline in universities have many obstacles to overcome in order to achieve their endeavor of optimal academic performance. These obstacles constitutes major determinant to the academic performance of university students. The Grade Point Average (GPA) system as an indicator ...

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DETERMINANTS OF CAREER CHOICE AMONG SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS IN NIGERIA.

CHAPTER TWO 2.1        CONCEPT OF CAREER Choosing a career is not like choosing an orange from a basket. According to Weiler (1997) a Successful career seldom happen by chance with very few exception, people who really get what they want in a career do so because they define their objective plans and schedules for achieving their objectives, and assume personal responsibility for implementing and following these plans. These people monitor ...

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