African Journal of Economic and Management Studies: Volume 15 Issue 2


Table of contents - Special Issue: The New Economy and Employment in Africa

Guest Editors: Simplice Asongu, Nicholas M. Odhiambo

ICT adoption and youth employment in Nigeria's agricultural sector

Romanus Osabohien

This paper argues that through information and communication technology (ICT) adoption, the youth will be engaged in all nodes of the agricultural value chains, thereby improving…

Enhancing ICT for female economic participation in sub-Saharan Africa

Simplice Asongu, Nicholas M. Odhiambo

This study investigates how enhancing information and communication technology (ICT) affects female economic participation in sub-Saharan African nations.

Creativity, innovation and employment growth in sub-Saharan Africa

Stephen Kehinde Medase, Ivan Savin

Although employees' creativity is vital for firm innovation and overall performance, little is done to examine the potential association between creativity and employment. This…


Innovation capability, strategic flexibility and SME performance: the roles of competitive advantage and competitive intensity

Innocent Otache

This study aims to explore the mediating role of competitive advantage and the moderating role of competitive intensity in the relationship between innovation capability (IC) and…

Digital financial service adoption decisions of semi-urban Ghanaian university students – implications for enterprise development and job creation

John Coker Ayimah, John Kuada, Edward Kwame Ayimey

This paper reports results of an investigation into semi-urban Ghanaian university youths' attitude to digitized financial services (DFSs) and the determinants of their adoption…

Exploring practices that impact women’s career advancement within the workplace: a qualitative approach

Gaelle Fitong Ketchiwou, Matsidiso Nehemia Naong

This study aims to explore organizational factors that impact women’s career advancement. Knowledge of organizational practices that promote or obstruct women’s career progress is…

Organizational justice, job satisfaction and academic rank: a moderating mediation study on employee commitment in Ethiopian public universities

Ramakrishna Gollagari, Temesgen Birega, Santap Sanhari Mishra

Organizational justice and its impact on employee commitment have received a lot of attention these days. The objective of this study is to see the effect of job satisfaction as a…

Economic growth, inflation and unemployment in Africa: an autoregressive distributed lag bounds testing approach, 1991–2019

Mario Gómez, Oluwasefunmi Eunice Irewole

Unemployment is one of the major challenges facing most countries, including Africa as a continent. Seeking how to reduce unemployment, debt, inflation and increase gross domestic…

State-business relations for entrepreneurial takeoff in Africa: institutional analysis

Farhad Hossain, Aminu Mamman, Emmanuel Yeboah-Assiamah, Christopher J. Rees

Reports and experiences suggest that several developing African economies are faced with entrepreneurial-impeding forces such as lengthy bureaucratic processes and poor regulatory…

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