Journal of Investment and Management

Volume 7, Issue 1, February 2018

  • Successes and Challenges in Industrial Clusters: Some Empirical Evidence from Wood Industrial Cluster in Kumasi, Ghana

    Martin Amoah, Gbapenuo Enoch, Peter Kessels Dadzie, Joseph Asomani

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 1, February 2018
    Pages: 1-12
    Received: 22 October 2017
    Accepted: 21 November 2017
    Published: 5 March 2018
    Abstract: This study examined some successes and challenges of a wood cluster in Kumasi, Ghana. A concurrent mixed method comprising survey, regression analysis, and correlation analysis were adopted to probe into how the effects of interconnections among firms in the cluster, the successes chalked and the challenges firms face in the cluster. Results showed... Show More
  • Goods and Service Tax in India: Basic Concepts and Features

    Hajera Fatima Khan

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 1, February 2018
    Pages: 13-18
    Received: 2 February 2018
    Accepted: 16 February 2018
    Published: 16 March 2018
    Abstract: This paper is an analysis of the impact of GST (Goods and Services Tax) on Indian Tax Scenario. The Good and services tax (GST) is the biggest and substantial indirect tax reform since the year 1947. The main idea of GST is to take over existing taxes like value-added tax, excise duty, service tax and sales tax. GST will be levied on manufacturing ... Show More
  • Sustainable Approach for Poverty Reduction in Rwanda

    Kahigana Innocent

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 1, February 2018
    Pages: 19-24
    Received: 12 February 2018
    Accepted: 1 March 2018
    Published: 20 March 2018
    Abstract: The notion of smart solution is globally perceived as the process of enduring values in terms of its characteristics and meanings that are economically viable, environmentally friendly, socially acceptable, and humanly beneficial. The social, economic, environmental, and human sustainability is the best integrated approach in the poverty reduction.... Show More
  • Effect of Investment in Healthcare One Economic Development in Kenya

    Jane Njoki Murango, Wabuyabo-Okonga B. M.

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 1, February 2018
    Pages: 25-34
    Received: 9 January 2018
    Accepted: 24 February 2018
    Published: 2 April 2018
    Abstract: Economic development can generally refer to an ikncrease in a country's ability to produce goods and services identified by factors such as production, income and spending. Investment in health in this way becomes a significant variable for economic growth or development since investments in different components of health can lead to improved human... Show More
  • Economic Analysis of Broiler Production in Lagos State Poultry Estate, Nigeria

    Omolayo Joshua Olorunwa

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 1, February 2018
    Pages: 35-44
    Received: 15 February 2018
    Accepted: 16 March 2018
    Published: 9 April 2018
    Abstract: The study on the economic analysis of broiler production was carried out in Lagos State Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperative’ Poultry Estates, Nigeria. A two-stage sampling technique was employed for the selection of 100 out of 193 broiler farmers. The research findings revealed a male dominance (73%) in broiler production and an average age of ... Show More