Journal of Public Policy and Administration

Volume 1, Issue 1, September 2017

  • Social Security for Vulnerable Groups in Bangladesh on Government Perspective: Contribution of Research Leader

    Md Nazirul Islam Sarker, Zhang Jie

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 1, September 2017
    Pages: 1-9
    Received: 13 April 2017
    Accepted: 25 April 2017
    Published: 20 June 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.jppa.20170101.11
    Abstract: This paper examined to find out the extent of research on social security for vulnerable groups on the perspective of governance in Bangladesh. This study was done based on secondary data which was available on various renowned databases like web of science, science direct, springer link, banglajol and ideas. The great researchers in the field of s... Show More
  • Influence of Corruption on Economic Development in Nigeria

    Augustine Okon Jacob, Okon Joseph Umoh

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 1, September 2017
    Pages: 10-21
    Received: 12 May 2017
    Accepted: 27 May 2017
    Published: 10 July 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.jppa.20170101.12
    Abstract: A vital aspect of economic analysis lies in its wealth of tools. These tools often enable economists to widen the frontiers of their analytical concerns to issues that have important economic implications, even though they may not be strictly economic in nature. Corruption is an example of such an issue. The effect or magnitude of corruption had va... Show More
  • An Examination of the Impact of Unemployment and Inflation on the Nigerian Economy: A Bounds Testing Approach

    Hycenth Amakiri Ajie, Emmanuel Chukwunonyem Ani, Ojiya Emmanuel Ameh

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 1, September 2017
    Pages: 22-34
    Received: 13 May 2017
    Accepted: 31 May 2017
    Published: 18 July 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.jppa.20170101.13
    Abstract: Despite countervailing views and propaganda from government sponsored media agencies, there is a preponderance of evidence that the Nigerian economy is challenged on all fronts by the daily geometric increase in her unemployment figures, hence this study is undertaken to examine the impact of unemployment and inflation on the Nigerian economy betwe... Show More
  • Board Monitoring Intensity and Firm Performance Nexus: The Moderating Effect of Agency Conflict

    Agyemang Badu Ebenezer

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 1, September 2017
    Pages: 35-43
    Received: 9 May 2017
    Accepted: 2 June 2017
    Published: 25 July 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.jppa.20170101.14
    Abstract: The purpose of this paper is to investigate the impact of board monitoring intensity on firm performance and further investigate the moderating effect of agency conflict on the relationship between monitoring intensity and firm performance. This paper uses a panel data of 137 firms listed on stock exchanges in Ghana and Nigeria over a period of sev... Show More
  • Social Support of Older Persons in Bangladesh

    Mohammad Abbas Uddin

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 1, September 2017
    Pages: 44-46
    Received: 7 October 2017
    Accepted: 26 October 2017
    Published: 20 November 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.jppa.20170101.15
    Abstract: Social support is an important factor in older persons’ lives. During old age, physical strength often decreases, income can reduce, and vulnerability may increase due to disease and dependence. Many older persons, therefore, require various types of assistance from family members and friends in support of their health and well-being. The dual purp... Show More