Dr Jaya Shukla

Crypto-currencies and financial sector

Crypto-currencies are digital currencies that use encryption techniques to regulate the generation of units of currency and verify the transfer of funds. It has been created as an online version of cash for enabling transaction without government interference. Over past three years usage of crypto...

Tuesday, October 8, 2019, 12:00 AM

Declining Labour Share in developing Countries

Wage share among labour class is part of functional distribution of National income in an economy. A higher wage share according to various empirical studies could lead to increase in domestic demand which has positive effect on economic growth in terms of productivity and employment....

Tuesday, August 27, 2019, 12:00 AM

Declining Labour Share in developing Countries

WAGE share among labour class is part of the functional distribution of National income in an economy. A higher wage share according to various empirical studies could lead to increase in domestic demand which has a positive effect on economic growth in terms of productivity and employment....

Tuesday, August 20, 2019, 12:00 AM

Artificial Intelligence: A direction for future growth

In present Digital age, Artificial intelligence has many prospects for developing countries. Artificial intelligence (AI) is the ability of a digital computer or computer-controlled robot to perform tasks associated with intellect and reasoning. According to report by Mc Kinsey 2018 Global...

Tuesday, July 16, 2019, 12:00 AM

Women empowerment and economic growth

Empowered women are strength of nation. Women’s need to be empowered through various policy tools so that they contribute towards growth of economy. Women’s economic empowerment includes women’s ability to equally participate in all economic activities including equal access to...

Tuesday, June 4, 2019, 12:00 AM

Low Financial Investment among Women

Capital Markets play an important role in the economic growth of an economy. It provides an opportunity for investors to get dividends and capital gains on their investments. Capital markets are a link between financial sector and non-financial sector. In developing economies expanding capital...

Tuesday, April 2, 2019, 12:00 AM

Promoting urban agriculture for food security

The world’s population is expected to increase by about 3 billion by 2050 and it is forecasted that nearly 80 per cent of that population will live in urban centres. The urban growth rate in Africa is 3.5 per cent which is highest among all continents.  Rapid urbanization in developing...

Tuesday, March 5, 2019, 12:00 AM

Innovation as a catalyst for growth

Policymakers all over the world are now emphasizing on innovation as one of the drivers of economic growth in an economy.  Innovation as drivers of Economic Growth already proved its credibility in developed countries and now it’s time for developing countries to follow suit. Based on...

Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 12:00 AM

Reduce food wastage to enhance food security

Climatic change has made issue of food insecurity more critical and serious in developing countries. According to Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of United Nations about 815 million people out of the 7.6 billion people in the world were suffering from chronic undernourishment in 2016. Most...

Tuesday, February 5, 2019, 12:05 AM

Expanding revenue base for governments in Africa

Budget deficit is a common feature in most developing economies. Earlier foreign aid and grants were complimenting government revenue. Over past few years foreign aid has been reduced for developing economies adding towards problems of financing budget deficit.  Economies have been...

Monday, December 10, 2018, 10:57 PM

Cultural diversity and economic growth in Africa

In an era of globalisation and liberalisation of goods and services, there has been surge inflows of the population in the form of temporary and permanent migration all over the world. Due to immigration there has been increase in cultural assimilation and cultural diffusion leading to cultural...

Tuesday, November 27, 2018, 12:43 AM

Growth of middle class and FDI inflow in Africa

In Africa due lack of capital and technology, FDIs is critical to development needs of the region. Foreign firms and investors in African cities are playing an important role in the region’s development.  African economy is diversifying and expanding with growing middle class population...

Tuesday, October 23, 2018, 12:01 AM

21st Century banking challenges: A Fintech revolution

Due to financial sector liberalisation banks are facing challenges of competition not only from banks but also from non-banking financial entities, online banks and fintech companies. Unfortunately, traditional banks are losing their monopolies and comparative advantages which they have occupied...

Tuesday, September 11, 2018, 12:37 AM

Innovation as a catalyst of growth

Policy makers all over the world are now emphasising on innovation as one of drivers of economic growth in an economy.  Innovation as driver of economic growth already proved its credibility in developed countries and now it’s time for developing countries to follow suit. Based on...

Monday, August 13, 2018, 10:05 PM

CSR strategies for African corporations ought to be strengthened

Globalization has made corporations to compete high for gaining customers base and loyalty. As corporations pursue growth through globalization, they have encountered new challenges that impose limits to their growth and potential profits. Government regulations, tariffs, environmental...

Tuesday, July 31, 2018, 12:30 AM

Banking through Mobile Money Technology in Africa

Expansion of mobile phone usage expanded opportunities to bank the unbanked population. With mobile banking, low-income people no longer need to use scarce time and financial resources to travel to distant bank branches. Since mobile banking transactions cost far less to process than transactions...

Monday, June 18, 2018, 9:25 PM

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