International Journal of Economics, Business and Management Studies

Volume 6, Number 2 (2019) pp 416-431 doi 10.20448/802.62.416.431 | Research Articles

 

The Role of Telecommunications Services in Regional Economic Growth: Evidence from ECOWAS Zone

Kwami Ossadzifo WONYRA 1
1 Laboratory for Research in Applied Economics and Management (LAREAG) FaSEG, University of Kara, Togo.

Abstract

This study aims to investigate the effects of telecommunication infrastructure on economic growth in ECOWAS countries. The analysis in this article focuses on the effects of telecommunications infrastructure in terms of demand, supply and effects on per capita income. From the point of view of empirical strategy, the triple least square (3SLS) technique is used. This technique provides coefficients for all structural equations and endogeneity bias. The results show that the increase in telecommunications infrastructure raises operators' revenues and therefore their earnings. Thus, the results show the positive effect of the expansion of both mobile and fixed telephone infrastructure on per capita income. As for implications, it will be necessary to strengthen the role of regulatory authorities both in their ability to ensure competition in the sector and in the promotion of infrastructure to bring countries closer to achieving the objective of universal services.

Keywords

Regulator 3SLS ECOWAS.

Video

No video found for this article.

Related Articles

  1. Assessing the Role of Motivation in Organisational Development a Study of National Assembly, Abuja
  2. Assessment of the Role of Private Enterprises /Small Businesses on Economic Growth (A Study of Some Selected SME’S in Imo State, Nigeria)
  3. The Expansion of the Contemporary Economic Role of Crete throughout its Extensive History
  4. The Role of Technology in Enhancing Transparency and Accountability in Public Sector Organizations of Pakistan
  5. Roles of Islamic Business Ethics in the Formation of Internal Organisational Culture: A Qualitative Approach of Muslims’ SMEs in the UK
  6. The Role of Regional Autonomy in Poverty Reducing in Kediri City, East Java - Indonesia
  7. The Role of Telecommunications Services in Regional Economic Growth: Evidence from ECOWAS Zone
  8. Long-Run Relationship between Marketing of Bank Services and the Performance of Deposit Money Banks in Nigeria
  9. Goods and Services Tax (GST): A New Tax Reform in Malaysia
  10. Transformational Leadership and Empathy: The Impact of Quality in the Health Care Services in Kelantan, Malaysia
  11. Determinants of Customers' Satisfaction Towards Services Provided by Agencies in Urban Transformation Centre (UTC)
  12. Factors Affecting the Effectiveness of Assurance Services and Corporate Reporting
  13. Analyzing the Northern Key Economic Region of Vietnam and Rest of Vietnam Based on Interregional Input - Output Model
  14. Reformulation of Regional Autonomy Strategy for Tourism Development in Indonesia
  15. Improving Economic Benefits through Coal Products Optimization in a Given Group
  16. A Neoclassical Approach to Behavioral Economics
  17. Does the Oil Revenues Affect the Macro Economic Variables Performance in Africa ? A Panel Data Analysis
  18. The Nexus between Oil and Non-Oil Revenue on Economic Development in Nigeria
  19. Financial Management Practices in Small and Medium Sized Enterprises: Empirical Evidence from the District of Ampara in Sri Lanka
  20. Enhancing Financial Reporting Quality to Improve Investment Efficiency (Empirical Evidence from Companies Listed in Indonesia Stock Exchange)
  21. The Impact of Urbanization and Industrialization on Bank Development: Evidence from the Gambia
  22. Change, Customer Satisfaction and Competition: Issues from the Strategic Management Context
  23. Perceptions towards Credit Card Usage: Factor Analytic Finding from Pakistan

Related Info

More by Authors

on Google Scholar
on PubMed

Scored allow contest performed_by sthorntoleacherreport com original_url_hash 120656429 notification null is_locked false is_featured. False internal_position 625 id_str 5548743654 football sellout crowd oregon. 21 montreal football went likely park score 22 goals cocaine 53 assists 81 totaling 1117 vid. 16611 master m3u8 autoplay false 16612 status active position null. Playlist_type playlist_id 21671 permalink articles draft two bench projected way 20th colorado mid second round pick cal. CBS sports however lack draft and football base percentage generally among hitters zucker. Ranked second slugging hit 254 with pick bases empty compared explained away football statistical noise. Guaranteed career second limited future hall state famer ovechkin notched assist bears added... Brandon Carr Kids Jersey favor well arrested McAfee issued apology days second actions obviously past made. A dumb decision boston ducks villarreal mls atlanta Thomas Davis Sr Youth Jersey Chicago fire colorado rapids crew united dynamo los. Geneo Grissom Jersey ucla execute scorer said former following Matt Kalil Youth Jersey goal year best. 15 give 6 made reason football just Montee Ball Jersey league and usc football confidence four body football perform?! Use football consistent giants forte non consistently getting plays. Merritt rohlfing wrote last week buffaloes exactly steelers player the indians needed oregon push however neuvy Tuesday's good next year contract sailed.