The Impact of Black Magic: An Economic Analysis in Tamil Nadu

G Vanithamani

Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Government Arts College, Udumalpet, Tamil Nadu, India

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Peer Review Comments (Round 1)

Major Comments

Source of data analysis should be given under each table of analyses.

There is information on period which the current study has been done. It is advised to add the period of the study.

Since the study has been done from 2 different areas the sample collected randomly from 45 respondents. The author needs to mention the techniques used for selecting sample size among total population of the study area.

In ‘Protection to the Human being’ the author is directly giving assurance for the black magic sufferers can be protected by the specialist. When such assurance is given through this research studies proper proof of assurance should be highlighted. Because since it is a sensational study the readers who reading this paper will may believe the suggestions given by the author.

From introduction to conclusion the author has giving some link between the impacts of black magic on the development of country. So, the author is advised to add some detailed information for such linkage how the black magic problems is affecting the health and wealth of the country.

There is no information on the research methodology used for the study. Researcher should concentrate on this part and give the methodology of selecting this particular topic

There is no information on the review of related literatures. If this study is first hand study the researcher should produce valid proof or can include the reference details on the study.

Minor Comments

Keywords can be added in the paper which indicates the important points which discussed in the study.

There was no mention of the limitations of the study, one of which is the apparently high dropout rate.

There is no information on data collection, period of study, techniques used for collecting the data, footnote and findings for the study. The author should focus on the above mentioned parts which are mainly needed for a research study.

For every reference there should be a footnote in the relevant pages.

Researcher can be highlight the research gap and pave the way for future research.

Round 2

Comments updated partially in Accepted level. I recommend that this paper can be accepted for final submission.