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Effect of Household Investment in Human Capital On Economic Development in Oyigbo Local Government Area of Rivers State, Nigeria (Published)

This study investigated the effect of “Household Investment in Human Capital on Economic Development in Oyigbo Local Government Area of Rivers State” using health care, poverty reduction and political participation as proxies for development. It made use of primary data collected using the instrument of questionnaire administered to the residents in the area. Statistical tools such as frequency distribution table, percentages and mean were used to present and analyze the data while the chi-square was used to test the formulated hypothesis. The study showed a significant positive effect of household investment in human capital investment on economic development in Oyigbo Local Government Area of Rivers State. It therefore recommended that households should be granted some tax reliefs to increase their disposable income capability for sustained human capital investment and sustainable economic development. The government is also advised to redouble their investment on infrastructure and the educational sector to support the effort the households.

Keywords: : Human Capital, Economic Development, Household, Investment, Sustainability

Public Pension Asset and Investment in Housing Infrastructure: Rethinking the Safety-Equity Net in Nigeria (Published)

Infrastructure has become asset class for private investors, most notably through public pension funds but accessing the funds poses challenges. Conditions for accessing pension funds for investment include guarantee for safety of funds and equity in the distribution of investment returns by the investors. This paper is designed to test the relationships between investment in housing infrastructure and safety-equity factor in Nigeria’s public pension funds management. The research design was based on ex post facto method of analysis. from primary and secondary sources of data which were drawn from legislative Acts/gazettes, guidelines, books, journals, conference, workshop and seminar papers, newspapers, statistical tables and the internet. The outcomes of this study showed that public pension funds have strong relationships with safety of funds and equity returns factor, among other key elements necessary to grow and sustain public pension contract. These findings open vista for future intellectual architecture-building in the field of pension funds administration.  

Keywords: Housing Infrastructure., Investment, Public Pension Asset

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