International Journal of Economics, Finance and Management Sciences

Volume 3, Issue 6, December 2015

  • An Investigation of Economic Empowerment on Savings: A Case of Women Retailers at the Nakuru County, Kenya

    Teresia Atieno Dima, Richard Akuno Nyang’aya

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 6, December 2015
    Pages: 657-667
    Received: Oct. 25, 2015
    Accepted: Nov. 03, 2015
    Published: Dec. 05, 2015
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    Abstract: It is important to save because it significantly influences a person’s financial well-being and economic development. Despite its importance, most women farm produce retailers in Nakuru main market do not save. Literature reveals that women’s ability to save is affected by their financial empowerment among other factors (Mayoux & Hartl, 2009). This... Show More
  • Four Major Bottlenecks in Cross-Border Electricity Suppliers Need to Be Resolved

    Chen Ping, Zhu Baohui

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 6, December 2015
    Pages: 668-671
    Received: Dec. 20, 2015
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    Published: Dec. 30, 2015
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    Abstract: The article through a large number of cross-border electricity suppliers data and analysis, through cooperation with Alibaba and Astor cross-border electricity suppliers, deeply felt the current development of cross-border electricity suppliers, four major bottlenecks to be solved. For cross-border business, data and the prospects although very bea... Show More
  • Macroeconomic Effects of HIV/AIDS: Protocol for a Systematic Review

    Danjuma Maijama’a, Shamzaeffa Samsudin, Shazida Jan Mohd Khan

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 6, December 2015
    Pages: 672-677
    Received: Dec. 16, 2015
    Accepted: Dec. 25, 2015
    Published: Jan. 04, 2016
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    Abstract: Since its appearance over three decades ago, HIV/AIDS has become global pandemic and remain the most shocking disease humankind has ever faced. It causes more death than any other disease in sub–Saharan Africa (SSA) and worldwide, it is the fourth killer disease. The epidemic now is a major threat to macroeconomic growth and development, infecting ... Show More
  • Reverse Logistics Practices and Their Effect on Competitiveness of Food Manufacturing Firms in Kenya

    Mwaura Anne, Letting Nicholas, Ithinji Gicuru, Orwa Bula

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 6, December 2015
    Pages: 678-684
    Received: Dec. 15, 2015
    Accepted: Dec. 25, 2015
    Published: Jan. 08, 2016
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    Abstract: Increased global warming and environmental degradation, has caused concern for governments, societies and business organizations even in Kenya. Kenya’s, manufacturing industry is one of the main contributors to economic growth. Unfortunately, it has also caused environmental deterioration. Consequently business managers have increasingly begun to r... Show More
  • An Overview of School Banking Program: Its Problems, Prospects and Acceptability (A Case Study on Janata Bank Limited Shamoli Corporate Branch)

    Ghulam Rabbany, Din-il-Islam, Fatema Tus Sadia

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 6, December 2015
    Pages: 685-694
    Received: Nov. 03, 2015
    Accepted: Dec. 29, 2015
    Published: Jan. 25, 2016
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    Abstract: JANATA Bank Limited was born with a new concept of purposeful banking sub serving the growing and diversified financial needs of planned economic development of the country. Very recently, BANGLADESH BANK has launched a scheme for the students named ‘School Banking Scheme’ through all commercial and specialized banks in Bangladesh. This concept is ... Show More