International Journal of Development Issues: Volume 20 Issue 1

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Is employee-client matching good for firms targeting the bottom of the pyramid? A study of microfinance institutions

Naome Otiti, Kjetil Andersson, Roy Mersland

The purpose of this study is to determine whether there exists employee-client matching at the bottom of the pyramid (BOP) and the most favourable employee-client…

Corruption, public debt and economic growth – evidence from developing countries

Carole Ibrahim

The purpose of this paper is to empirically examine the effect of corruption on public debt and economic growth in 20 developing countries over the period 1996-2018.

Adoption and use of electronic voting system as an option towards credible elections in Nigeria

Funmilola Olubunmi Omotayo, Olasubomi Adetutu Adekunle

This study aims to investigate the adoption and use of electronic voting (e-voting) system as an option to credible elections in Nigeria, as well as the factors that could…

Cognitive abilities and income: preliminary evidence from a developing country

Raufhon Salahodjaev, Ziyodakhon Malikova

Related literature finds that human capital proxied by cognitive abilities is an important antecedent of numerous specific life outcomes. The purpose of this study is to…

The nexus between economic institutions and unemployment: evidence from sub-Saharan Africa

Abdullahi Abdulhakeem Kilishi, Hammed Adesola Adebowale, Sodiq Abiodun Oladipupo

This paper aims to investigate the nexus between economic institutions (EI) and unemployment in sub-Saharan African (SSA) countries. Specifically, the paper examines the…

Public health spending and health outcome in Nigeria: the role of governance

Uche Abamba Osakede

This paper aims to analyze the relationship between public health spending and health outcome using time series data in Nigeria over the period 1980 to 2017, taking into…

Women leading change: re-shaping gender in Ghanaian mines

Rufai Haruna Kilu, Adesuwa Omorede, Maria Uden, Mohammed-Aminu Sanda

There is growing attention towards inclusive mining to make an economic case for gender equality and diversity in the industry. Available literature lacks sufficient…

Effects of zakat on the economic growth in selected Islamic countries: empirical evidence

Khoutem Ben Jedidia, Khouloud Guerbouj

This study aims to examine the impact of zakat on the economic growth for a sample of Muslim countries. As a matter of fact, Zakat is a religious tax on wealth paid…

Entitlement programmes for garnering votes? The impact of local elections on targeted social protection in decentralised Indonesia

Dharendra Wardhana

The purpose of this paper is to find the relationship between local direct elections and the change in social spending, controlling for GDP per capita, revenues and…

Cover of International Journal of Development Issues

ISSN:

1446-8956

Online date, start – end:

2003

Copyright Holder:

Emerald Publishing Limited

Open Access:

hybrid

Editor:

  • Dr Dilip Dutta