International Journal of Business and Economics Research

Volume 11, Issue 5, October 2022

  • COVID-19 Vaccination and Stock Markets Performance: Empirical Evidence from African Countries

    Jamiu Olamilekan Badmus, Ibraheem Monday Ojelade

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 5, October 2022
    Pages: 264-275
    Received: 17 August 2022
    Accepted: 31 August 2022
    Published: 8 September 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijber.20221105.11
    Abstract: The unprecedented shock posed by the current pandemic on the global economy has resulted in continuous efforts by the governments, health practitioners, and policymakers to abate it, which led to the implementation of several policy responses including the COVID-19 vaccination to curb the spread, severity, and recorded cases of the pandemic. Thus, ... Show More
  • Introducing a Model for How Knowledge-Driven Agile Innovation Can Drive Digital Transformation in Firms

    Lipika Bhattacharya, Clarence Goh, Gary Pan

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 5, October 2022
    Pages: 276-286
    Received: 29 July 2022
    Accepted: 28 September 2022
    Published: 17 October 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijber.20221105.12
    Abstract: Digital transformation often arises from the distribution of tasks among interdisciplinary teams of experts. One important factor that determines the success of digital transformation relates to an organization’s ability to innovate in an agile manner. In this article, we identify key drivers of digital transformation, which include organizational ... Show More
  • Development of Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SMEs) in Africa Through Crowdfunding

    Onyeka-Iheme Chimeruo Victory, Akintoye Ishola Rufus

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 5, October 2022
    Pages: 287-294
    Received: 4 October 2022
    Accepted: 20 October 2022
    Published: 27 October 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijber.20221105.13
    Abstract: The importance of SMEs having good access to cost-effective finances appears to be undeniably obvious for the development of SMEs in Africa, especially with the adverse effect of the aftermath of Corona Virus (COVID-19) pandemic. This paper was therefore necessitated by the need to evaluate the development of SMEs in Africa through crowdfunding. Em... Show More
  • The Role of Value Added Tax (VAT) on Economic Growth of Ethiopia

    Assefa Belay

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 5, October 2022
    Pages: 295-303
    Received: 7 September 2022
    Accepted: 14 October 2022
    Published: 31 October 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijber.20221105.14
    Abstract: The achievement of economic growth is crucial for countries sustainable development. Recently, Value Added Tax (VAT) becomes a major worldwide tax instrument which enhances economic growth. Thus, this paper analyses the role of VAT on economic growth of Ethiopia from 1990 to 2021 based on theoretical and empirical evidences. The main objective of t... Show More