Research Proposal Essay

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UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI
INSTITUTE OF DIPLOMACY AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES

Implications of Global International Monetary Policy Decision on Economic Systems in East Africa: A Case Study of Kenya

NAME: LILLIAN WACHIRA REG NO: R50/63875/2010

Supervisor: Dr. Gerrishon Ikiara

A Research Proposal submitted in partial fulfillment of the Degree of Masters of Arts in International Studies (MA IS)

DECLARATION
I declare that this research proposal is my original work and has not been presented for a degree in any other university.

NAME: LILLIAN WACHIRA
REG. NO: R50/63875/2010

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1.5Literature review. 14
1.5.1 Introduction 14
1.5.2 Empirical literature review 14
1.6Theoretical literature review. 24
1.6.1Theory of financial intermediation 24
1.6.2 The Quantity Theory of money 26
1.6.3 The Keynesian theory of money. 29
1.6.4 Money creation 33
1.6.5The credit theories of money 39
1.6.6 The Austrian business cycle theory. 46
1.7 Conceptual framework. 51
1.8 Hypothesis of the study 54
1.9 Research Methodology. 55
1.9.1 Research method 55
1.9.2. Population 55
1.9.3 Scope of Study 56
1.9.4Sampling procedure 56
1.9.5 Sampling design 56
1.9.6Limitation ofResearch 57
1.9.7 Data & Information Sources 57
1.9.8 Data Analysis 58
1.9.9.Ethical considerations and contingency plan 58
1.9.10. Operationalization of key terms. 59
1.10 Chapter outline. 60
CHAPTER TWO: GLOBAL VIEW 62
2.1 Introduction 62
2.1.1 Types of Financial Intermediaries 62
2.1.2 The Functions of Financial Intermediation 64
2.2 Global View 65
2.2.1Present global financial system 65
2.2.2 financial market 67
2.2.3 Current global state of financial system 67
2.2.4 Cause of financial crisis 69
CHAPTER THREE: FOCUS ON EAST AFRICA 70
3.1 Migrant Remittances 71
3.2 Foreign Aid 72
3.3 Direct Financial Impact 72
3.4 Risk that global crisis 73
3.5 Policies to minimize dislocations and enhance development of financial systems 75
3.6 External Liquidity Management 76
3.7 Strengthening Effective Supervisory Capacity 77
3.8

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