Volume 4, Issue 2, April 2015

  • Production Cost and Return; Comparative Analysis of Sorghum in India and Nigeria

    Jimjel Zalkuwi, Rakesh Singh, Madhusudan Bhattarai, O. P. Singh, B. Dayakar

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 2, April 2015
    Pages: 18-21
    Received: 8 March 2015
    Accepted: 19 March 2015
    Published: 24 March 2015
    Abstract: This study analyzed and compared the cost and return of sorghum production in India and Nigeria. Data were collected through the administration of 480 copies of questionnaires to selected sorghum farmers (240 from each country) using simple randomsampling techniques. The result of the CACP cost concept reveal that average outputs of the respondents... Show More
  • The Effect of Monetary Policy on the Private Sector Investment in Ethiopia: ARDL Co-Integration Approach

    Demilie Basha Hailu, Fikru Debele

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 2, April 2015
    Pages: 22-33
    Received: 9 March 2015
    Accepted: 20 March 2015
    Published: 26 March 2015
    Abstract: Even though there is a belief that monetary policy can influence private sector investment, research works have not yet been conducted on the dynamic impact of monetary policy on private investment in Ethiopia. Rather, literatures are substantially deal with the determinants of private investment and the effectiveness of monetary policy in Ethiopia... Show More
  • Test of relationship between Exchange Rate and Inflation in South Sudan: Granger-Causality Approach

    Emmanuel Pitia Zacharia Lado

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 2, April 2015
    Pages: 34-40
    Received: 27 March 2015
    Accepted: 12 April 2015
    Published: 24 April 2015
    Abstract: Using Granger-causality approach, this study was intended to establish the relationship between exchange rate and inflation measured by CPI in South Sudan using time series monthly data for the period August 2011 to November 2014. The study reveals that there exists a unidirectional causality from exchange rate to CPI without feedback. This means d... Show More