Title : Scholars Journal of Economics, Business and Management Abbr. Title : Sch J Econ Bus Manag ISSN : 2348-8875 (Print) & 2348-5302 (Online) Discipline : Economics, Business and Management Frequency : Monthly Publisher : Scholars Academic and Scientific Publisher Country : India Language : English
Current Issue : Volume-7 - Issue-12 Call for paper ; 2020
Nowadays, Uber has become a very common means of transportation worldwide which connects passengers and drivers through a smartphone application. This study investigates the real scenario of the war between Uber and regular taxi service in Dhaka city to make prediction about the future of apps based ride sharing services. Popular statistical methods are adopted to make the analyses fruitful. The service quality of Uber and taxi is compared through principal component analysis and found that Uber has better services, ensuring safety through effective information dissemination. Also, Uber provides convenience through technological advancements in booking and GPS, and comfort by supplying new cars and performance conscious drivers. The binary logistic regression model gives evidence that the female and the passengers having own car/bike have less tendency to use Uber, while the higher educated persons use Uber most. It is also observed that the Uber users face less transportation problems than the taxi users. The study has found that there is a matter of satisfaction among the passengers who use Uber. The results that are obtained in this study from the statistical analyses can be used to detect the services that have low ratings, and also it will be able to give solutions to the most common problems faced by riders. Eventually, the study findings may provide an intimation about the future of Uber in Dhaka city, as well as in Bangladesh.
Introduction: Bangladesh has been the pioneering country for microcredit. Microcredit aims that the underprivileged people would use this tiny credit in income generating activities and creates self-employment which would help them to come out of poverty. Aim of the study: The aim of the study is to find out whether microfinance has contributed to the development of the women empowerment. Methods: This study run by following qualitative and quantitative research process based on secondary data recorded from 2002 to 2012. Study data as number microcredit borrowers have been calculated from Microfinance Information Exchange (MIX) Market Database and rest of the data are collected from the World Bank, Household Income & Expenditure Survey Report and relevant literatures. Result: Microcredit increases economic empowerment of women, but the aims of microcredit providing is women empowerment and most of the microcredit borrowers are women, which is violated because the microfinance sector has created direct job opportunities for over 110,734 people, 81% of them are male and 19% are female. Conclusion: From this study we found that microcredit ensures access to finance to the poor women which increases their economic movement but the impact of microcredit for women empowerment in Bangladesh has still remained controversial. Further study needed to go on an exact result.
Cameroon is endowed with abundant water resources including a coastal area of 402km length and a suitable hydrographic network, where occur intensive fishing and aquaculture activities. While the industrial sector is well structured in terms of enterprises, the small scale fisheries (maritime and inland) though composed with more actors, operate informally in remote areas usually with poor landing infrastructures, using a multitude and various fishing gears, with limited accountability, making it difficult for the country to manage and reap the benefits from that sector and its real contribution to the economy. It was estimated that, barely 457 109 413 CFAF, (7.6 %) of taxes were levied from a total turnover of 23 717 462 831 CFAF generated by the four main actors involved in fisheries Meke et al., . This paper, based on secondary data and from a socio economic survey carried out in 2020, examines the case of CECOPAK as a model of support facilities to fisheries development activities in Cameroon. Findings of the study indicate that, the level of taxes perceived is better compared to other fishing camps. Structuring these main individual actors businesses into SMEs with appropriate landing infrastructures will better of the sector’s contribution to the economy.