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International Letters of Social and Humanistic Sciences

Oct 29, 2012 Volume 14, Number

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Number of articles: 8

  1. Dynamic Causal Relationships among GDP, Exports, and Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the Developing Countries

    Mohsen Mehrara, University of Tehran, Iran (Islamic Republic Of); Amin Haghnejad, Jalal Dehnavi & Fereshteh Jandaghi Meybodi, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    Using panel techniques, this paper estimates the causality among economic growth, exports, and Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) inflows for developing countries over the period of 1980 to 2008. The ... More

    pp. 1-19

  2. An Ethical Examination of the Challenges of <i>In Vitro</i> Fertilisation in Nigeria

    Daniel D. Bingel, Federal College of Education, Nigeria

    It is the position of this paper that the availability of In-Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) treatment clinics in Nigeria"s healthcare system has moral implications which are as yet not fully considered ... More

    pp. 20-25

  3. Agribusiness as a Veritable Tool for Rural Development in Nigeria

    Pawa Tersoo, College of Education, Nigeria

    This paper examines the role of agribusiness in all its tri-aggregates to the socio-economic development of the rural sector in Nigeria. It acknowledges the importance of agriculture as it employs ... More

    pp. 26-36

  4. Civil Service and the Challenge of Productivity in Nigeria

    Rabi’u Muhammad Ishaq, Shehu Shagari College of Education, Nigeria

    A key challenge facing the country in general is how to ensure the socio-economic and political development of the citizenry. Development, in all its facets, has remained a mirage in spite of the... More

    pp. 37-44

  5. Current Approaches in Medical Technology for Effective Diagnosis

    Martin Lengwiler, University of Zurich, Switzerland

    Recent science and technology studies have analyse questions of expert and non-expert participating in science technology policy from an empirically grounded perspective, the issue offers a double ... More

    pp. 60-64

  6. Education and Sustainable National Development in Nigeria: Challenges and Way Forward

    Abubakar Aminu Boyi, Shehu Shagari College of Education, Nigeria

    Education is an important key of achieving a sustainable national development. For a state or society to achieve a sustainable national development, the quality of its education should be improved.... More

    pp. 65-72

  7. Environmental Education for Sustainable Human and Resource Development in Nigeria

    Alaba E. Dare, Kogi State University, Nigeria

    The natural environment of the 21st century is facing the threat of global warming and climate change due to human interaction with the environment. This paper focused on environmental... More

    pp. 73-79

  8. Knowledge Management a Way to Gain a Competitive Advantage in Firms (Evidence of Manufacturing Companies)

    Bahram Meihami & Hussein Meihami, Islamic Azad University, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    Knowledge as the basis of competition is the most important factor and the knowledge, innovations also Technology and knowledge based companies as the most important factor for survival is known.... More

    pp. 80-91