There is a global movement away from the reliance on non-renewable energy sources. In response to global warming, people and governments are trying to switch to cleaner energy. This is evidenced by the Paris climate accords where as many as 196 parties in 2015 agreed to the goal of limiting global warming to below 2 … Continue reading Australia’s sun tax is as ridiculous as it sounds
Increasing divorce and separation rates may be seen as evidence of the decay of a society. However, it is not just divorce and separation that harms society but bad family life of which divorce and separation is just another symptom. Societal ills to a large extent likely stem from the breakdown of family life. No … Continue reading Society’s ills largely stem from the breakdown of family life
Structural change is a necessary part of economic growth and development. It is the change in the relative importance of the three main sectors of any economy (agriculture, industry and services). As countries grow, they move from having larger shares of resources in the agriculture sector towards the industrial and then the service sector. In … Continue reading Structural Change in Africa
There is an unfortunate commonality in society today and it is that issues relating to mental health of individuals are usually put in the background where overall health is concerned. This is usually because mental health disorders are difficult to detect, diagnose and report. A combination of biological, psychological and environmental factors have been shown … Continue reading How economic recessions can affect the mental health of a population
Most of the research done on the resource rich developing country, Nigeria, places a lot of focus on the country’s apparent extreme dependence on it’s most lucrative natural resource (crude oil) for income. They rightly note that this dependence on crude oil has caused harm to the economy of Nigeria. Since discovering crude oil in … Continue reading Is the over dependence on oil really Nigeria’s biggest socio economic problem?
In the bid for economic growth and development, the present Nigerian government has turned to external debt to finance capital projects that they anticipate will trigger economic growth in all sect… Source: On Nigeria's Debt Financing Strategy for Economic Development in 2016
In the bid for economic growth and development, the present Nigerian government has turned to external debt to finance capital projects that they anticipate will trigger economic growth in all sectors of the economy, increase income and generally improve the standard of living of the populace. However, some financial experts have expressed fears about the … Continue reading On Nigeria’s Debt Financing Strategy for Economic Development in 2016
Welcome to this blog. My name is Ola and I decided to make a blog about things that I find really interesting but don't have the time or resources to do full-time research into. This satisfies my need to explore a variety of topics but does not take too much of my time. Hope you … Continue reading Hello world!