Regional Economic Development Research, Volume 3 Issue 2 (2022), 89-287

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Effect of Governance on Macroeconomic Instability in Sub-Saharan Africa: Does Regional Analysis Matter?

by Mofow Neville Zoatsa, Tafah Edokat Edward, Molem Christopher Sama

ABSTRACT: Macroeconomic instability is a growth blockage in any contemporary societies, businesses, and governments. However, how to achieve macroeconomic stability remains a gap in extant literature for...

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Regional Airports and Economic Growth: Evidence from the Single European Aviation Market

by Nicolas Volkhausen

ABSTRACT: This paper exploits market changes induced by the Single European Aviation market liberalization initiative to bring new evidence on the link between regional airports and economic development....

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Gauteng Enterprise Propeller's Support on Manufacturing MSMEs in Gauteng

by Siyavuya Mangwana, Bulelwa Maphela

ABSTRACT: The purpose of this study is to assess the effect that the support provided by the Gauteng Enterprise Propeller (GEP) has on Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in Gauteng. The study aimed...

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Econometric Relationship between the Agriculture Sector Performance and Economic Growth in Nigeria

by Agwu Gabriel, Mohammed Abdulrahman, Best Abah, Udi Joshua

ABSTRACT: The impact of the agricultural sector in maintaining sustainable economic growth has been a continuous major subject of controversy among scholars. Although some scholars claimed that agriculture...

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Developing a Wine Event Portfolio by Wine Stakeholders at Individual Wineries in Victoria, Australia

by Paul Strickland

ABSTRACT: This exploratory study identifies the economic benefits for wine regions, but specifically where wine stakeholders invest in their own event portfolio creating fun and social occasions. There is...

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The Effect of Foreign Capital Inflows on Economic Growth in Nigeria

by Chinasa E. Urama, Doris C. Ezema, Divine Ndubuisi Obodoechi, Ezebuilo R. Ukwueze, Afamefuna A. Eze, Ifeoma C. Mba, Joseph I. Amuka, Winnie O. Arazu, Hauwa Victoria Ibrahim

ABSTRACT: Foreign capital inflows are major forms of resource transfer from the developed to the developing countries where they are usually found to be more productive and the result can be positive or...

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Domestic Violence, Family Structure and Women's Childbearing Preference: Evidence from Sri Lanka

by Nirmani Upekha Samarasekera, Darshana Rajapaksa, Udugalage Sunila Dilrukshi, U A D Prasanthi Gunawardena

ABSTRACT: Over the past decades, most of the countries in the world have undergone unprecedented demographic changes, such as childbearing preferences. This has been a basis for a large array of research;...

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Do Cities Improve Our Health Status? A State-Level Analysis in India

by Sabyasachi Tripathi

ABSTRACT: While several cross-country level studies suggest urbanization increases health outcomes; national-level studies are missing. On the other hand, India is experiencing a very low level of...

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Demand-Supply Gap in Energy Use in BRICS Countries with Special Reference to India - Emerging Challenges and Policies

by Archita Nayak, Kanti Paul, K. K. Bagchi

ABSTRACT: Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa (BRICS) Energy Research Co-operation Platform (ERCP) is an international program for developing energy-based sustainable development and sharing...

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Rural Road Connectivity and Access to Health Care Services in Poonch District of Jammu and Kashmir (J & K)

by Avishake Raina, Sajad Ahmed

ABSTRACT: Road connectivity is an indispensable component of rural development. It is crucial for rural transformation and providing access to healthcare, education, and other socio-economic services....

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Leveraging the Potential of SME Capital Markets: Evidence from Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in Jammu Region, India

by Falendra Kumar Sudan

ABSTRACT: The paper intends to explore the potential for developing Small and Medium-sized Enterprise (SME) capital markets in India by analyzing the business conditions of SMEs, the priority, reasons,...

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A Pragmatic Approach to Study Vulnerability Using Livelihood Vulnerability Index: A Case Study from Cold Desert of Nubra Valley, Ladakh (Himalaya)

by Tsering Tashi, Falendra Kumar Sudan

ABSTRACT: Livelihood Vulnerability Index (LVI) is being proposed to assess the degree of vulnerability and adaptability against the impacts of natural disasters in the Nubra valley. The index comprises...