Journal Description

Aims and Scope


Journal of Economics and Allied Research (JEAR) is a peer-reviewed open access journal published by the Department of Economics, University of Nigeria, Nsukka.


The journal accepts state of the art research in the following areas: All areas of mainstream economics as well as other areas such as education, environment, health, economics geography, development issues, social and cultural issues, petroleum and energy economics, political economy, and public policy.


The journal publishes articles quarterly (March, June, September and December Issues). The journal can also publish more than four times a year depending on the rate of submission and also based on editorial board’s decision.  Articles involving cross sectional, cross country, time series and panel studies are welcome. In selecting articles for publication (from articles that have passed the review process) the journal will endeavour to strike a balance among the subject areas and methodological approaches. In order to facilitate the speed of acceptance, articles addressing current economic problems or challenges with specific policy relevance will be given priority.


 


Journal Publication Policy and Ethics



  • Review mechanism: peer review involving two reviewers and editorial review.

  • Plagiarism checks: All submitted articles are subjected to plagiarism checks in order to maintain ethical standards in its published articles. Authors whose papers fail plagiarism checks will have their papers desk-rejected and will also be barred from submitting articles to the journal for two years.

  • Ethics policy


The editorial board of the Journal of Economics and Allied Research (JEAR) follows the standards of editorial ethics in line with the international ethical rules of scientific publications and every makes effort to prevent them from being violated. The editorial board strictly adheres to all the recommendations of the Committee on Publishing Ethics (COPE, more details: https://publicationethics.org/resources).


The editorial board of the Journal of Economics and Allied Research (JEAR) confirms that there are no abusive tendencies (bad faith) among all participants in the publishing process: authors, editors, reviewers, and the founders of the journal.



  • Open Access Statement and Copyright License


Journal of Economics and Allied Research (JEAR) is an Open Access Journal. All articles are published under the CC-BY Creative Commons attribution license (CC-BY, version 4.0). This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.


All rights belong to the Centre for Contemporary Economics and Allied Research, Department of Economics, University of Nigeria, Nsukka. Authors submitting their articles to the journal automatically give their consent for publication under these conditions.


The authors who submit the article for publication is responsible for the use of copyrighted sources included in the manuscript, being correctly mentioned in the bibliographic references. The publisher makes no warranty, express or implied, with respect to the material contained herein.


The use of general descriptive names, trade names, trademarks, and so forth in this publication, even if not specifically identified, does not imply that these names are not protected by the relevant laws and regulations. The submitting author is responsible for securing any permission needed for the reuse of copyrighted materials included in the manuscript.


Any usage rights are regulated through the Creative Commons License. The CC BY license lets others distribute, transmit, and build upon your work, transmit and adapt the work, as long as they credit you for the original creation. This is the most accommodating of licenses offered. Recommended for maximum dissemination and use of licensed materials.

Publish with JEAR

Journal of Economics and Allied Research (JEAR) is a peer-reviewed open access journal published by the Department of Economics in collaboration with the University Press, University of Nigeria. It accepts research in mainstream economics, environment, health, economics geography, social and cultural issues, petroleum and energy economics, political economy, and public policy. It publishes articles quarterly (March, June, September, and December) with the possibility of additional publications based on submissions and editorial board's decision. The journal welcomes cross-sectional, cross country, time series, and panel studies and prioritizes articles addressing current economic problems with specific policy relevance for faster acceptance.

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Our open access policy allows maximum visibility of articles published in the journal as they are available to a wide, global audience.

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ANNOUNCEMENTS


Manuscripts are welcome for the volume 9 issue 1, March, 2024
 

Vol. 9 No. 1 (2024): March, 2024

Published: May 1, 2024

POLITICAL CYCLES IN STOCK MARKET RETURN MOVEMENTS IN NIGERIA

1-16 FAVOURED MOGBOLU, SUNDAY OSAHON IGBINEDION
20

LIFE EXPECTANCY IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICAN COUNTRIES: DOES ECONOMIC WELFARE MATTER?

17-34 MOMOH, OMOWUMI AYONI, AJIBOLA, JOSEPH OLUSEGUN, ONAKOYA, ADEGBEMI BABATUNDE
13

ECONOMIC FUNDAMENTALS AND NOMINAL EXCHANGE RATE IN AFRICAN OIL PRODUCING COUNTRIES: EVIDENCE FROM ASYMMETRIC COINTEGRATION

35-51 OLUWATOSIN ADEOLA ADELEYE, OLALEKAN BASHIR AWORINDE, OLUSEGUN JOSEPH AJIBOLA
9

ESTIMATING ECONOMIC WELFARE IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA: THE IMPACT OF TAX POLICY AND GOVERNANCE

52-64 ADENIKE O. OLALEYE, SHERIFFDEEN A. TELLA, OLALEKAN B. AWORINDE
5

CUSTOMER SATISFACTION SURVEY OF THE BUS RAPID TRANSIT (BRT) SERVICE IN LAGOS

65-89 FRANCIS-XAVIER IJEM OJADI, NKEMDILIM IHEANACHO, CHIBUEZE CLINTON, SHENENI FELIX MAIYAKI
3

EFFECT OF HUMAN CAPITAL FLIGHT ON ECONOMIC GROWTH IN SUBSAHARAN AFRICA

90-104 AKINOLA ADEDOYIN TEMILADE, AWOLAJA OLADAPO GBENGA, ONAKOYA ADEGBEMI BABATUNDE
7

DOES FINANCIAL DEVELOPMENT LEAD TO POVERTY REDUCTION IN NIGERIA? EVIDENCE FROM A TODA YAMAMOTO CAUSALITY TEST

105-120 OSUJI OBINNA , EKEAGWU INNOCENT
5

ASSESSMENT OF THE PROBLEM OF FINANCE AND SERVICE DELIVERY IN YOLA NORTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT OF ADAMAWA STATE

121-130 ABDULRAZAK AIDE , SULEIMAN MIJINYAWA, USMAN ISA, DAVID AIDE, YAHAYA UBA GARKIDA
3

TEMPERATURE SHOCKS AND AGRICULTURAL OUTPUT IN NIGERIA: A DYNAMIC COMPUTABLE GENERAL EQUILIBRIUM APPROACH

131-143 KINGSLEY IMANDOJEMU, AKIN IWAYEMI, OVIKUOMAGBE OYEDELE
5

ROLE OF ECONOMIC GROWTH IN POVERTY REDUCTION IN NIGERIA

144-154 NICODEMUS SAMSON NYAKO
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