• Youth Unemployment and Crime: a Case Study of Otta Metropolitian Area
    . ‘Youth unemployment in Nigeria has become one of the most serious socio-economic problems confronting the country. The magnitude of this problem can be appreciated if accurate data on the number of jobless young people roaming the streets of Nigerian cities, towns and villages is available...
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  • Youth Unemployment and Implication for Political Stability in Nigeria (1999-2011)
    examined in the subsequent chapters of this research work. 1.3. Objective of the Study The primary objective of this research work is to look at the socio-economic effect of youth unemployment on the Nigeria society. Specifically, the research seeks to: 1. To examine the implications of youth...
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  • Graduate Unemployment
    questionnaire was used to solicit responses from the respondents. In conclusion economic recession, governmental policy, employment of expatriates and trade union wage demand increase the rate of unemployment. The study emphasis that planning for human resources use in Nigeria has been based on guesswork...
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  • Unemployment Rate
    British Journal of Arts and Social Sciences ISSN: 2046-9578, Vol.5 No.2 (2012) ©BritishJournal Publishing, Inc. 2012 http://www.bjournal.co.uk/BJASS.aspx Graduate Unemployment in Nigeria: Causes, Effects and Remedies. Dr. Oluseyi A. Shadare Department of industrial Relations and Personnel...
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  • Unemployment in Nigeria
    Department of Economics, University of Uyo, Uyo, Nigeria Abstract: Unemployment in Nigeria is alarming. Its measurement by statistical authorities does not pose red alert. It has been discovered that the observed situation of unemployment is more serious than what official statistics want us to believe...
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  • Employee motivation
    exporting developing country like Nigeria. Therefore the effect of high oil price on the GDP # Nigeria is subject to empirical study. 2.2 Deregulation of Oil Market and Employment: Effect of high oil prices on consumption, investment and unemployment was investigated by (Ferderer 1996). The result...
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  • Reposioning Education for Security and Unemployment Challenges
    yield maximum economic benefits. This is one of the primary causes of unemployment and poverty in Nigeria. The National Bureau of Statistics (2010) and National Bureau of Statistics (2011) provided some useful baseline data for unemployment in the country. Some tables are presented below, and to be...
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  • Youth Unemployment
    major economic programs and policies being paraded and implemented by the government, unemployment continues to be on the rise in Nigeria. This could be attributed to quite a number of factors, including the following. Tosin is a 21 year old fresh graduate from one of Nigeria’s universities. After...
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  • Impact of Government Policy on Economy
    THE DOWN STREAM SECTORS ON THE ECONOMY OF NIGERIA 1. Increase in fuel price policy and Nigeria economy The effect of fuel price increase to the growth and development of the Nigerian economy can not be overemphasized. Consequently, it has worsened the economic crises in Nigerian economy. In...
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  • Eeeee
    transparency in programme implementation. REFERENCES Babarinde A. O (2004) The effect of Rising Unemployment on the economic development of Nigeria: 1980-2000, unpublished M.Sc Thesis, Department of Economics, Unilag. Bairoch P. (1976): Urban...
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  • Capital Flight and the Nigerian Economic Recession Indicators: an Econometric Anaysis (1981 – 2004)
    unemployment rate to capital flight; e. The impact of exchange rate on inflation rate. 1.3 OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY The main objective of this study is to examine and analyze the trends of capital flight in Nigeria and determine its relationship with some economic variables- GDP...
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  • effects of phillips curve on the nigerian economy
    , dependence on oil are causes for slow economic growth in Nigeria. From the research on agriculture and oil boom, it reveal that unemployment and inflation are the two major pests eating deep into the macro economics objectives. “Inflation is the general increase in prices of goods and services in an...
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  • Young and Useful Engaging the Youth for a Prosperous Nigeria.
    manifesting in social instabilities we observe nowadays. In this essay I also discussed the social and economic consequences of youth unemployment in Nigeria whilst providing solutions through the ‘Young and Useful’ club. The club is a youth-led project that aims to resolve youth joblessness through skills...
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  • POVERTY, UNEMPLOYMENT AND GROWTH IN NIGERIA: THE ROLE OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP
    Employment creation strategies. 165 in national development This paper focuses on four key challenges for References Nigeria in the fight against unemployment Alkanson, A.B. The Economics of Inequality 2nd Edition Oxford University Press, New York.1984 and poverty...
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  • Nigerian Economy and the National Uneployment
    growth rate and the lending rates. The study found that the correlation and the causality results between economic growth rate and unemployment rates were not theory consistent and therefore brought to the fore the inadequacies of the received theory to explain the unemployment phenomenon in Nigeria...
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  • Unemployment
    when the employed labor works overtime or firms run their plants beyond their efficient level of capacity. Unemployment is an economic problem involving loss of output and income   UNEMPLOYMENT IN NIGERIA According to the Central Bank of Nigeria (2003) the national unemployment rate, rose from...
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  • Curbing Unemployment Through Skills Acquisition: a Study of the National Directorate of Employment (Nde), Kaduna State
    less than the number of players. The Great Depression of the 1930’s is a striking example of Cyclical unemployment. In Nigeria today, the recent economic in Nigeria recession where supply was more than demand, most especially in the private sector is an example of cyclical unemployment. 2.2.2...
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  • Graduate Unemployment in Nigeria and the Way Out
    . Unemployment is a state when one is unable to gain any meaningful means of living and unfortunately, this state has been nationalized in Nigeria. Unemployment in Nigeria has hindered the economic growth of the country. Unemployment is of great harm to the society and the youth age; it drastically...
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  • Economic Crisis and Poverty Alleviation
    unemployment in Nigeria. 2. To assess the effect which the crisis has on the prices of export commodities and revenue profile of the country. 3. To see whether the above issues affect poverty reduction efforts in the country. 1.3 Hypothesis of the Study Ho There is no significant...
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  • Mega Minds
    humiliations. And at the end of the day, he is left in the cold as the job is given to the applicant with the right connection. From time, the subject of unemployment has always been an issue of great concern to economists, policy makers and economic managers alike; giving the devastating effect of...
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