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International Academic Journal of Economics and Finance (IAJEF) | Current Issue


EFFECT OF PRODUCTIVITY LEVEL AND FISCAL SUSTAINABILITY IN KENYA’S PUBLIC SECTOR WAGE BILL MANAGEMENT INSTITUTIONS

Owuor A. E. - Management University of Africa, School of Management and Leadership, Kenya

Nyambegera S. - United States International University - Africa, Department of Human Resource Management, Kenya

Wainaina G. - University of Nairobi, School of Business, Kenya

IAJEF Volume 3, Issue 6, pp. 1-17 | Abstract (HTML Format) | Full Length Research (PDF Format)


INVESTOR BEHAVIOR AND COMMON STOCK INVESTMENT DECISIONS AMONG INDIVIDUAL INVESTORS AT NAIROBI SECURITIES EXCHANGE, KENYA

Cherotich Monicah - Master of Business Administration Student (Finance), Kenyatta University, Kenya

Dr. Vincent Shiundu - Lecturer, Department of Accounting and Finance, Kenyatta University, Kenya

IAJEF Volume 3, Issue 6, pp. 18-31 | Abstract (HTML Format) | Full Length Research (PDF Format)


EFFICIENCY IN PROVISION OF PUBLIC GOODS AND SERVICES BY DEVOLVED SECTORS OF THARAKA NITHI COUNTY GOVERNMENT IN KENYA

Purity Kanja Kamiru - Master of Economics, Kenyatta University, Kenya

Dr. Shadrack Mwilaria - Department of Economic Theory, Kenyatta University, Kenya

IAJEF Volume 3, Issue 6, pp. 32-46 | Abstract (HTML Format) | Full Length Research (PDF Format)


ALTERNATIVE BANKING CHANNELS AND PERFORMANCE OF COMMERCIAL BANKS IN NAIROBI CITY COUNTY, KENYA

Felix Omweri Motondi - Masters Student, Kenyatta University, Kenya

Hannah Bula (PhD) - School of Business, Kenyatta University, Kenya

IAJEF Volume 3, Issue 6, pp. 47-65 | Abstract (HTML Format) | Full Length Research (PDF Format)


THE ROLE OF CORPORATE TAX ON THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN FINANCING SOURCES AND PROFITABILITY OF MANUFACTURING FIRMS LISTED AT NAIROBI SECURITY EXCHANGE IN KENYA

Ogata Osoro Benjamin - Masters Student, Kisii University, Kenya

Dr. Andrew Songoro Nyang’au (PhD) - Department of Accounting and Finance, Kisii University, Kenya

Dr. Yobes Benjamin Nyaboga (PhD) - Department of Accounting and Finance, Kisii University, Kenya

IAJEF Volume 3, Issue 6, pp. 66-81 | Abstract (HTML Format) | Full Length Research (PDF Format)


EFFECTS OF CORPORATE ACQUISITIONS ON NON-FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE OF COMMERCIAL BANKS IN KENYA: A CASE OF THE ACQUISITION OF GIRO BANK LTD BY I&M BANK LTD

Eric Njue Muchoki - Masters Student, Kenyatta University, Kenya

Dr. Reuben Njuguna - School of Business, Kenyatta University, Kenya

IAJEF Volume 3, Issue 6, pp. 82-100 | Abstract (HTML Format) | Full Length Research (PDF Format)


INFORMAL FINANCES AND PERFORMANCE OF WHOLESALE AND RETAIL BUSINESSES IN KENYA

Mutie Juliet Mwende - School of Business, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Kenya

Prof. Willy Muturi - School of Business, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Kenya

Dr. Agnes Njeru - School of Business, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Kenya

IAJEF Volume 3, Issue 6, pp. 101-118 | Abstract (HTML Format) | Full Length Research (PDF Format)


THE EFFECT OF ADOPTION OF MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING PRACTICES ON FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE OF COMMERCIAL PARASTATALS IN KENYA

Mary Auma Apunda - Postgraduate Student, Kenyatta University, Kenya

Dr. Fredrick W. S. Ndede - Lecturer, Kenyatta University, Kenya

IAJEF Volume 3, Issue 6, pp. 119-130 | Abstract (HTML Format) | Full Length Research (PDF Format)


BUDGETARY COMPLIANCE ON EXPENDITURE ABSORPTION IN THE COUNTY GOVERNMENT OF KERICHO, KENYA

Langat Lenard - Masters Student, Kenyatta University, Kenya

Dominic Ngaba - Department of Accounting and Finance, Kenyatta University, Kenya

IAJEF Volume 3, Issue 6, pp. 131-151 | Abstract (HTML Format) | Full Length Research (PDF Format)


EFFECT OF MICROFINANCE PRODUCTS ON THE GROWTH OF SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISES IN NAIROBI COUNTY

Allan Kibet Kibichii - Master Student (Finance), Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Kenya

Dr. Fredrick Wafula - Lecturer, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Kenya

IAJEF Volume 3, Issue 6, pp. 152-167 | Abstract (HTML Format) | Full Length Research (PDF Format)


THE MODERATING EFFECT OF INFLATION ON THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT, FINANCIAL MARKET DEVELOPMENT AND ECONOMIC GROWTH IN KENYA

Odidi Mercy Vera - Master of Business Administration Student (Finance), Kenyatta University, Kenya 

Dr. Ambrose Jagong’o - Lecturer, Department of Accounting and Finance, Kenyatta University, Kenya

IAJEF Volume 3, Issue 6, pp. 168-180 | Abstract (HTML Format) | Full Length Research (PDF Format)


EFFECT OF FINANCIAL INNOVATIONS ON FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE OF TIER ONE COMMERCIAL BANKS IN KENYA

Rage Halima - Master of Science (Finance), Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Kenya

Dr. Joshua Matanda Wepukhulu - Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Kenya

IAJEF Volume 3, Issue 6, pp. 181-196 | Abstract (HTML Format) | Full Length Research (PDF Format)


EFFECT OF RETAINED EARNINGS ON FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE OF SAVING AND CREDIT CO-OPERATIVE SOCIETIES IN NAIROBI COUNTY, KENYA

Nduati Naomi Waithira - Master of Business Administration, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Kenya

Dr. Joshua Matanda Wepukhulu - Lecturer, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Kenya

IAJEF Volume 3, Issue 6, pp. 197-209 | Abstract (HTML Format) | Full Length Research (PDF Format)


CASH BUDGETING PRACTICES AND PROFITABILITY OF SMALL AND MEDIUM-SIZED ENTERPRISES IN NYERI TOWN SUB-COUNTY, KENYA

Kamau James Mungai - Master of Business Administration Candidate, Department of Accounting and Finance, Kenyatta University, Kenya

Dr. John Njangiru Mungai - Lecturer, Department of Accounting and Finance, Kenyatta University, Kenya

IAJEF Volume 3, Issue 6, pp. 210-222 | Abstract (HTML Format) | Full Length Research (PDF Format)


EFFECT OF CORPORATE GOVERNANCE PRACTICES ON FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE AMONG PARASTATALS IN KENYA: CASE OF KENYA PIPELINE COMPANY (KPC), ELDORET

Judy Jepchumba Kipruto - Master of Arts in Public Policy and Administration Candidate, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Kenyatta University, Kenya

Dr. David Minja - Lecturer, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Kenyatta University, Kenya

IAJEF Volume 3, Issue 6, pp. 223-233 | Abstract (HTML Format) | Full Length Research (PDF Format)


ORGANIZATIONAL PRACTICES AND REVENUE COLLECTION IN GARISSA COUNTY, KENYA

Mohamed Ali Hussein - Master of Business Administration Candidate, School of Business, Kenyatta University, Kenya

Dr. Vincent. S. Mutswenje - Lecturer, School of Business, Kenyatta University, Kenya

IAJEF Volume 3, Issue 6, pp. 234-261 | Abstract (HTML Format) | Full Length Research (PDF Format)


MICROFINANCE SERVICES AND FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE OF WOMEN OWNED ENTERPRISES IN MIGORI TOWNSHIP, KENYA

Nancy Atieno Oyugi - A Master of Business Administration (Finance) Student of Kenyatta University, Kenya

Dr. Lawrence Wainaina - Lecturer, Department of Accounting and Finance, Kenyatta University, Kenya

IAJEF Volume 3, Issue 6, pp. 262-280 | Abstract (HTML Format) | Full Length Research (PDF Format)


EFFECT OF CUSTOMER SERVICE ON TAX COMPLIANCE IN KENYA, THE CASE OF SME’s IN NAIROBI CENTRAL BUSINESS DISTRICT

Mwangi Salverius Gatheru - A PhD Student of Kenyatta University, Kenya

IAJEF Volume 3, Issue 6, pp. 281-301 | Abstract (HTML Format) | Full Length Research (PDF Format)


THE MODERATING EFFECT OF GOVERNMENT POLICY ON THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN REVENUE COLLECTION PRACTICES AND FINANCIAL ACCOUNTABILITY OF RORYA DISTRICT COUNCIL IN TANZANIA

Charles Kitamuru Chacha - A Masters Student of Kisii University, Kenya

Dr. Andrew Nyangau (PhD) - Lecturer, Department of Accounting and Finance, Kisii University, Kenya

Dr. Mong’are Omare (PhD) - Lecturer, Department of Strategic and Human Resources Management School of Business and Economics Kisii University, Kenya

IAJEF Volume 3, Issue 6, pp. 302-316 | Abstract (HTML Format) | Full Length Research (PDF Format)


FINANCIAL BEHAVIOUR AND GROWTH OF WOMEN GROUPS IN KENYA - A CASE STUDY OF JOYFUL WOMEN ORGANISATION REGISTERED GROUPS IN KAJIADO COUNTY

Anne Wangui Gichuhi - Post Graduate student, Master’s in Business Administration (Finance Option), Kenyatta University, Kenya

Dr. Lucy Wamugo Mwangi - Lecturer, Department of Accounting and Finance, Kenyatta University, Kenya

IAJEF Volume 3, Issue 6, pp. 317-332 | Abstract (HTML Format) | Full Length Research (PDF Format)


CORPORATE GOVERNANCE AND PERFORMANCE OF STATE-OWNED ENTERPRISES IN GHANA

Rev. Dr. Maxwell Dela Yao Gakpo - Researcher, Trimonde Ghana Limited, Ghana

Ing. Dr. Kenneth Kwaku Ashigbey - Chief Executive Officer, Ghana Chamber of Telecommunications, Ghana

Mercy Kwakye - Lecturer, Department of Accounting & Finance, Pentecost University, Ghana

IAJEF Volume 3, Issue 6, pp. 333-344 | Abstract (HTML Format) | Full Length Research (PDF Format)


EVALUATION OF THE EFFECT OF CREDIT EVALUATION ON FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE OF COMMERCIAL BANKS IN KISII COUNTY, KENYA

Nahshon Borura Ongeri - School of Business and Economics, Kisii University, Kenya

Dr Andrew Nyangau PhD - School of Business and Economics, Kisii University, Kenya

Dr Yobes Nyaboga PhD - School of Business and Economics, Kisii University, Kenya

IAJEF Volume 3, Issue 6, pp. 345-361 | Abstract (HTML Format) | Full Length Research (PDF Format)


COLLATERAL REQUIREMENT AS A DETERMINANT OF PORTFOLIO QUALITY OF MICROFINANCE INSTITUTIONS: WHY DOES IT MATTER? INSIGHTS FROM MICROFINANCE BANKS IN KENYA

Cellinah Wanza Muindi - School of Business, Department of Accounting and Finance, Kenyatta University, Kenya

Nathan Mwenda Mutwiri - School of Business, Department of Accounting and Finance, Kenyatta University, Kenya

IAJEF Volume 3, Issue 6, pp. 362-374 | Abstract (HTML Format) | Full Length Research (PDF Format)


IMPLEMENTATION OF OPERATIONAL MANAGEMENT PRACTISES IN THE PUBLIC SUGAR SECTOR IN KENYA

Barasa Khanda Benson - School of Business, Department of Accounting and Finance, Kenyatta University, Kenya

Dr. Ambrose Jagongo - School of Business, Department of Accounting and Finance, Kenyatta University, Kenya

IAJEF Volume 3, Issue 6, pp. 375-387 | Abstract (HTML Format) | Full Length Research (PDF Format)


INTEREST RATE RISK AND VALUE OF THE FIRM AMONG PRIVATE EQUITY FIRMS IN FRONTIER MARKETS: INSIGHTS FROM DEPOSIT TAKING SAVINGS AND CREDIT COOPERATIVES IN KENYA

Kariuki Florence Waitherero - Department of Business and Economics, Karatina University, Kenya

IAJEF Volume 3, Issue 6, pp. 388-404 | Abstract (HTML Format) | Full Length Research (PDF Format)


DIVIDEND POLICY AND FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE OF INSURANCE COMPANIES LISTED IN NAIROBI SECURITIES EXCHANGE, KENYA

Kiruja Vincent Murimi - Department of Accounting and Finance, Kenyatta University, Kenya

John Mungai - Department of Accounting and Finance, Kenyatta University, Kenya

IAJEF Volume 3, Issue 6, pp. 405-422 | Abstract (HTML Format) | Full Length Research (PDF Format)


CREDIT MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES AND SUSTAINABILITY OF DIGITAL LENDING APPLICATIONS IN KENYA

Margaret Wangechi Njenga - Department of Business Administration, Kenyatta University, Kenya

Lucy Kavindah - Department of Business Administration, Kenyatta University, Kenya

IAJEF Volume 3, Issue 6, pp. 423-446 | Abstract (HTML Format) | Full Length Research (PDF Format)


CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY PRACTICES AND PERFORMANCE OF SAFARICOM PUBLIC LIMITED COMPANY, KENYA

Kennedy Chege Ndugu - Department of Business Administration, Kenyatta University, Kenya

Jeremiah Koori - Department of Accounting and Finance, Kenyatta University, Kenya

IAJEF Volume 3, Issue 6, pp. 447-466 | Abstract (HTML Format) | Full Length Research (PDF Format)


FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT PRACTICES AND PERFORMANCE OF DEVOLVED SUB-COUNTY TREASURIES OF MAKUENI COUNTY, KENYA

Kennedy Maundu Muthama - Masters Student, Department of Business Administration, Kenyatta University, Kenya

Fredrick Warui - Department of Business Administration, Kenyatta University, Kenya

IAJEF Volume 3, Issue 7, pp. 1-20 | Abstract (HTML Format) | Full Length Research (PDF Format)


INFLUENCE OF LENDING TERMS ON LOAN PERFORMANCE OF MICROFINANCE INSTITUTIONS IN KISII COUNTY (CASE STUDY; KENYA WOMEN MICROFINANCE BANK)

Joan Moraa Kennedy -Postgraduate Student, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Kenya

Dr. Oluoch Oluoch - Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Kenya

IAJEF Volume 3, Issue 7, pp. 21-44 | Abstract (HTML Format) | Full Length Research (PDF Format)


DEBT MANAGEMENT AND LOAN PERFORMANCE OF COMMERCIAL BANKS IN KENYA

Mercy Akinyi Owich - Masters Student, Department of Business Administration, Kenyatta University, Kenya

Dr. Vincent Shiundu Mutswenje - Department of Business Administration, Kenyatta University, Kenya

IAJEF Volume 3, Issue 7, pp. 45-71 | Abstract (HTML Format) | Full Length Research (PDF Format)


CASH RECONCILIATIONS AND THE FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE OF MEDIUM ENTERPRISES IN MANUFACTURING SECTOR IN NAIROBI COUNTY

Charity Wairimu Maina - School of Business and Economics, Kenya Methodist University, Kenya

Wilson Muema - School of Business and Economics, Kenya Methodist University, Kenya

Doreen Mutegi - School of Business and Economics, Kenya Methodist University, Kenya

IAJEF Volume 3, Issue 7, pp. 72-82 | Abstract (HTML Format) | Full Length Research (PDF Format)


INFLUENCE OF BOARD COMPOSITION ON THE FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE OF MICROFINANCE INSTITUTIONS IN NAIROBI COUNTY

Mariam Abdi Sheikh - School of Business and Economics, Kenya Methodist University, Kenya

Doreen Mutegi - School of Business and Economics, Kenya Methodist University, Kenya

Michael Kiama - School of Business and Economics, Kenya Methodist University, Kenya

IAJEF Volume 3, Issue 7, pp. 83-97 | Abstract (HTML Format) | Full Length Research (PDF Format)


FINANCIAL COST MANAGEMENT AND SUSTAINABILITY OF REHABILITATED COMMUNITY WATER DISTRIBUTION PROJECTS IN WAU COUNTY, SOUTH SUDAN

Oyiki Komakech Jackson Cirino - Masters of Business Administration (Project Management), School of Business and Economics, Kenyatta University, Kenya

Dr. Lydia Gachengo Wanjiku - School of Business and Economics, Kenyatta University, Kenya

IAJEF Volume 3, Issue 7, pp. 98-146 | Abstract (HTML Format) | Full Length Research (PDF Format)


INFLUENCE OF PROFITABILITY ON DIVIDEND PAYOUT IN DEPOSIT-TAKING SAVINGS AND CREDIT CO-OPERATIVES (SACCOS) IN KENYA

Abdirahman Gaal Ali - School of Business and Economics, Kenya Methodist University, Kenya

Wilson Muema - School of Business and Economics, Kenya Methodist University, Kenya

Moses Muriuki - School of Business and Economics, Kenya Methodist University, Kenya

IAJEF Volume 3, Issue 7, pp. 147-158 | Abstract (HTML Format) | Full Length Research (PDF Format)


EFFECT OF CREDIT RISK MANAGEMENT PRACTICES ON LOAN PERFORMANCE OF MICROFINANCE BANKS IN KENYA

Mercy Chepkoech Mutai - School of Business, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Kenya

Dr. Gordon Opuodho - School of Business, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Kenya

IAJEF Volume 3, Issue 7, pp. 159-175 | Abstract (HTML Format) | Full Length Research (PDF Format)


RISK MANAGEMENT PRACTICES AND FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE OF INSURANCE COMPANIES LISTED IN NAIROBI SECURITIES EXCHANGE, KENYA

Janet Mongina Nyarangi - School of Business, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Kenya

Dr. Richard Ngali - School of Business, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Kenya

IAJEF Volume 3, Issue 7, pp. 176-197 | Abstract (HTML Format) | Full Length Research (PDF Format)


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VOLUME 3, ISSUE 1 | January 2018 - June 2018


VOLUME 2, ISSUE 3 | February 2017 - December 2017


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