China and Africa relations: Making their lunch or eating it?
Richard Asante And Emmanuel Debrah

Asante: China and Africa relations: Making their lunch or eating it? Journal of African Political Economy and Development | ISSN 2518-847X | Volume 2 | December 2017 China and Africa relations: Making their lunch or eating it? Richard Asante And Emmanuel Debrah Institute of African Studies, University of Ghana, Legon Email: richasagh@yahoo.com/rasante@ug.edu.gh Abstract Despite the […]

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Advent of mobile telecommunications in Ghana: Their role and contribution to the business activities of small and medium-scale enterprises
Peter Arthur And Emmanuel Arthur

Journal of African Political Economy and Development Vol 2 Dec 2017 Journal of African Political Economy and Development | ISSN 2518-847X | Volume 2 | December 2017 Advent of mobile telecommunications in Ghana: Their role and contribution to the business activities of small and medium-scale enterprises Peter Arthur+ And Emmanuel Arthur* + Department of Political […]

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Politics and organisational capacities of selected key fiscal and social institutions in Uganda
Mesharch W. Katusiimeh

Katusiimeh: Politics and organisational capacities of key organisations in Uganda Journal of African Political Economy and Development | ISSN 2518-847X | Volume 2 | December 2017   Politics and organisational capacities of selected key fiscal and social institutions in Uganda Mesharch W. Katusiimeh Department of Leadership and Governance, Makerere University Business School, Kampala E-mail: mkatusiimeh@gmail.com/katusiimeh@yahoo.com […]

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Legalizing small scale gold mining in Gbane in the Upper East Region, Ghana
Henry Awinibod Ayamba, Aminu Dramani and Olivia Agbenyega

Journal of African Political Economy and Development Vol 2 Dec 2017 Journal of African Political Economy and Development | ISSN 2518-847X | Volume 2 | December 2017 Legalizing small scale gold mining in Gbane in the Upper East Region, Ghana. Henry Awinibod Ayamba*, Aminu Dramani# and Olivia Agbenyega+ * Ministry of Food and Agriculture, Ghana. […]

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Prophets of development: An investigation into Kaiser Industries’ economic relationship with Ghana, 1957-1965
Osei Boakye

Journal of African Political Economy and Development Vol 2 Dec 2017 Journal of African Political Economy and Development | ISSN 2518-847X | Volume 2 | December 2017 Prophets of development: An investigation into Kaiser Industries’ economic relationship with Ghana, 1957-1965 Osei Boakye Department of History, Stanford University Email:oseibo@stanford.edu;oseirus@gmail.com   Abstract Kaiser Industries had been able […]

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Family networks and microcredit access in Kenya
George Kariuki Kinyanjui and Mdoe Idi JacKson

For a long time now, social networks have been hailed for lowering otherwise high information and search cost to agents as well as making a principal’s market dominance increasingly ample. We therefore use the data from the 2016 FinAccess Household Survey for Kenya to unravel the effects of family networks in increasing the probabilities of […]

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The Politics Of Pay Reforms In Ghana
Joseph R. A. Ayee

Public sector pay is a major fiscal policy challenge in most African countries. Accordingly, countries have implemented various approaches to develop a realistic and acceptable pay policy. Ghana is no exception to the trend. Succeeding governments undertook without much progress pay reforms and reviews aimed at improving public service salaries and managing the recurring canker […]

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Reaction Of Global Stock Markets To Brexit
Godfred Amewu, Jones Odei Mensah and Paul Alagidede

This study investigates the impact of anticipated Brexit announcement on short-term market response of major global stock markets. The results indicate that political news (Brexit) creates uncertainties in the global stock markets. We found that global stock markets generally responded negatively to the Brexit announcement on the first trading day and the day after the […]

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Poverty, Income Diversification And Welfare In Northern Ghana
Alhassan Musah, Muazu Ibrahim & Ibrahim Osman Adam

Households in several sub–Saharan African countries including Ghana usually have to cope with poverty, income and consumption volatility by diversifying their income sources. Using the recent wave of the Ghana Living Standard Survey (GLSS 6), we examine the determinants of participation in farm employment as an income diversification strategy and its impact on welfare in […]

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Non-Governmental Organisation And Social Entrepreneurship Growth In Niger State Of Nigerial
Mercy M. Adeyeye

Social entrepreneurship (SE) has become a vehicle for meeting the social needs of the disadvantaged through the activities of Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs). The phenomenal growth in NGOs especially in the Niger State of Nigeria, and the corresponding rise deprivation among other social ills calls for a study into the relationship between NGOs and SE growth. […]

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