GET THE APP

..

International Journal of Economics & Management Sciences

ISSN: 2162-6359

Open Access

Arema Bunmi Israel

Dr, Department of Economics, Joseph Ayo Babalola University, Osun State, Nigeria

Publications
  • Research Article   
    Impact of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) on Poverty Reduction in Rural Areas in Kogi State
    Author(s): Arema Bunmi Israel*

    Rural areas in Kogi State Nigeria are facing neglect with attendant rise in the rates of poverty, unemployment and general underdevelopment thereby aggravating rural-urban migration. The underdevelopment of rural areas in the State calls for modern day innovations that Information and Communication Technology (ICT) offers. This study investigated the impact of ICT on rural development in Kogi State from the perspectives of poverty reduction. The study was based on the neoclassical theory of poverty. Multi-stage sampling method was adopted to select 10 households each from 120 rural communities that were earlier randomly selected from the 21 Local Government Areas (LGAs) of the State. This makes a total sample of 1,200 households used in the survey. Three models of regression were estimated in the study using Ordinary Least Square (OLS) technique. The results show that access to, owner.. Read More»

    Abstract HTML PDF

Google Scholar citation report
Citations: 6244

International Journal of Economics & Management Sciences received 6244 citations as per Google Scholar report

International Journal of Economics & Management Sciences peer review process verified at publons

Indexed In

 
arrow_upward arrow_upward