Emmanuel Sebastian Akpan

Emmanuel Sebastian Akpan
Federal University, Otuoke | FUOTUOKE · Department of Accounting and Finance

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This paper examines the impact of security spending and public sector debt on real GDP in Nigeria using annual data from 1994 – 2016. The study explores the long and short-run dynamics amongst the variables within the Autoregressive Distributed Lag (ARDL) framework. The Augmented Dickey Fuller (ADF) and Philip Perron’s (PP) test reveals that all va...
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This research examined the impact of banking system stability on the Nigerian economy alongside key macroeconomic variables. The study employed banking stability index, return on assets, financial depth and interest rate, while real GDP was used to capture economic growth, using annual data from 1986 to 2016. The Augmented Dickey Fuller (ADF) and P...
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This study investigates the effect of unionism on workplace efficiency in federal universities in southern Nigeria. A descriptive survey research design method was adopted for the study. A total of five hundred and forty (540) out of six hundred (600) questionnaires distributed were returned. Data collected were analysed and interpreted with the ai...
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The art of currency management and banking performance plays a very fundamental role in the economic growth of any nation. This paper set forth to study the nexus between currency crises, banking sector performance and the Nigerian economy. This study utilized annual time series data for the period 1981-2015 using Variance Decomposition (VDC) techn...
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This study examined the causality between non-oil export, financial sector development and economic growth in Nigeria. The study employed credit to private sector, total bank deposit, prime lending rate, market capitalization, money market instruments as proxy to measure financial sector development, while GDP was used to capture economic growth, u...
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This paper aimed at examining the impact of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and Industrial Sector Performance on economic growth in Nigeria. This study utilized annual time series data for the period 1981-2015 using elaborate econometric analysis which tests the sensitivity of GDP to shocks in FDI and Industrial Sector Output, using the Impulse Res...
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The importance of examining the effect currency fluctuation has on commercial banks profitability cannot be over emphasized, particularly, given this era of Global financial integration. Most commercial banks are said to suffer from erosion of their profit arising from their exposure to fluctuations in international currencies, especially, when pro...
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The study had set forth to explore the intertwining relationship that exist between oil revenue shock, non-oil export and industrial output in Nigeria. In achieving this objective the study utilized data spanning the period 1970-2010. This period captured the major era of regime shift (changes in governance) and policy administration in Nigeria. Ve...
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Aim: The paper aimed at examining the asymmetric effect of oil price shock on exchange rate and domestic investment in Nigeria. Study Design: Country case study. Place and Duration of Study: Nigeria. Time series data ranging from 1970-2010. Methodology: This study utilised elaborate econometric analysis which tests the sensitivity of exchange rate,...
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The aim of this paper is to identify the role industrial sector plays in driving the GDP of Nigeria. The paper further seeks to predict the long-run behavioral relationship between industrial production, non-oil exports and economic growth in Nigeria using data from 1970 – 2007. Vector Error Correction Mechanism (VECM) was utilized to establish the...
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Understanding the determinants of the aggregate savings rate is a crucial prerequisite in some policy interventions, from designing of the tax and social security system to the layout of financial markets regulation. Using a vector error correction model (VECM), this paper showed that Nigeria’s national savings rate decisions are positively influen...
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This study used the log-linear regression analysis model to determine the relationship existing between bank capital structure and her determinants. The findings were that cash ratio, debt-equity ratio, interest and inflation rates affect bank capital structure in Nigeria. Importantly, is the fact that most banks do not reckon with debenture and pr...
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Effective mobilization and allocation of funds for use by firms in fully exploiting their human, physical and organizational resources for optimal output is a major goal of every economy. The stock market often provides a medium for the promotion of this goal. Using secondary data from Nigeria and employing a co-integration and error correction mec...
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The study considered certain macroeconomic factors affecting industrial output in Nigeria, using a time series data. We used a double log-linear multiple regression model to estimate the impact of the parallel market exchange rate (variable of interest), foreign direct investment, employment, and economic openness and industrial output in Nigeria....
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This study examines the empirical link between inflation and stock market returns (using the all-share index as a proxy) in Nigeria between 1985 and 2007. It uses secondary data from Central Bank of Nigeria Statistical Bulletin and Nigerian Stock Exchange Annual Report and Accounts (various issues); and employs the ordinary least squares (OLS) meth...

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