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The Nigerian Foreign Exchange Market: Possibilities for Convergence in Exchange Rates

"This study evaluated the possibility of exchange rate convergence in Nigeria through the institutional differences that segment the Nigeria forex market. The study extended Peterside's equation of Nigerian multiple exchange rates by (a)adding mor...

The Effects of Exchange Rate Policy on Cameroon's Agricultural Competitiveness

"The paper analyses the effects of trade and exchange rate policies on Cameroon's agriculture. Theoretical models and formulas are developed for empirical analysis. The calculated relative prices and indexes estimates of the degree of over-valua...

Indices of Effective Exchange Rates : a Comparative Study of Ethiopia, Kenya and the Sudan

"This paper looks at the adequacy and consistency of exchange rate indices for African countries. The indices are adequate for comparing exchange rate movements between industrialized countries and with comparable economic performances. When one ...

International Stock Market Linkages

"In this paper, the extent of linkages among three stock markets in Southern Africa, specifically Botswana, Zimbabwe and South Africa are investigated. The extent is considered to which these markets are related to emerging markets more generally ...

Institutional Reforms and the Management of Exchange Rate Policy In Nigeria

"The purpose of this study is to report, from an institutional perspective, Nigeria's experience of using the auction system in the allocation of foreign exchange, as a way of arriving at "a realistic exchange rate". In addition, the various modi...

Institutional, Traditional and Asset Pricing Characteristics of the Nigerian Stock Exchange

"The institutional, traditional and asset pricing characteristics of the Nigerian Stock Market were examined. The analysis of the institutional features of the market has revealed the existence of a substantial regulatory framework to protect inve...

Liberalization of the Foreign Exchange Market in Kenya and the Short-Term Capital Flows Problem

"The paper analyses the relationship between real exchange rate movements and real interest rate differential on the one hand, and the impact of short-term (speculative) private capital flows and domestic and external shocks on the real exchange r...

Macroeconomic and Distributional Consequences of Energy Supply Shocks in Nigeria

"Nigeria continues to experience sporadic domestic oil supply shortages. The shortages have resulted in huge economic and non-economic costs to the economy. This study investigates the causes of the shortages and provides quantitative estimates of...

Macroeconomic Constraints and Medium-term Growth in Kenya: a Three-Gap Analysis

"This paper has used a simple analytical framework to study whether it is the saving, fiscal or foreign exchange gap which is the binding constraint on capacity growth in Kenya and how these gaps have evolved since the early 1970s. The three-gap f...

Managing Commodity Booms in Sub-Saharan Africa

"The subject of managing commodity booms is timely because the current booms highlight the need to reconsider Africa’s management of commodity booms, which in the past has been inadequate. The danger is that SSA governments often repeat past mista...

Markets And Market Access For African Exports: Past, Present And Future Directions

"One of the principal themes of this paper is that the analysis of a country’s traditional and non-traditional exports and export markets must be done at a highly disaggregated level. This is true because—for most purposes—data on market access ba...

Mitigating the Effects of the Credit Crunch through Trade: The Case of Uganda

"This paper analyzes how Uganda could exploit export market diversification as one of the possible responses to the potential impacts of the global financial crisis. It provides an overview of the possible impact of the crisis on the macroeconomic...

Mobilizing Domestic Resources for Economic Development in Nigeria: The Role of the Capital Market

"This study focuses on the role of the capital market in mobilizing domestic resources for economic development in Nigeria, with emphasis on the role of the Nigerian Stock Exchange(NSE). The objectives of the study are to identify the major proble...

Monetary Harmonization in Southern Africa

"As interest in the formation of a monetary union in the region grows, naturally questions are being asked about the conditions under which a monetary union would be desirable and viable, the desirable form and extent of such a monetary union, t...

Profiles and Determinants of Nigeria's Balance of Payments:The Current Account Component, 1950-88

"This study attempts to do the following: Profile the key components of Nigeria's balance of payments covering the period 1950-1988; Develop relevant variants of export and import models of Nigeria's balance of payments; Estimate the parameters o...

Price, Exchange Rate Volatility and Nigeria’s Agricultural Trade Flows: A Dynamic Analysis

"The overall objective of the study is to determine empirically the dynamic effects of exchange rate fluctuations on Nigerian agricultural export markets and to examine the relevance of exchange rate risk in agricultural trade flows. Specifically...

Real Exchange Rate Movements and Export Growth: Nigeria, 1960—1990

"This report analyses the effects of real exchange rate (RER) movements (defined in terms of misalignment and volatility) on the growth of non-oil exports in Nigeria over the period 1960—1990. RER is defined as the relative price of tradeables to...

Real Exchange Rate Price and Agricultural Supply Response in Ethiopia: The Case of Perennial Crops

"In this study the relationship between RER, price and supply response of coffee is described in detail. The objective is to see if devaluation affects RER agricultural price and supply of coffee—a perennial crop that is the major source of fore...

Dynamic Inter-Links Among the Exchange Rate, Price Level and Terms of Trade in a Managed Floating Exchange Rate System: The Case of Ghana

"This study examined the dynamic inter-relationships among domestic price level, nominal exchange rate, terms of trade of cocoa, bank rate, domestic credit and foreign exchange reserves using the cointegration, vector error correction (VEC) and ve...

Effect of Import Liberalization on Tariff Revenue in Ghana

"In contributing to the ongoing debate on the impact of trade liberalization, this paper investigates the quantitative effect of import liberalization on tariff revenue in Ghana. A decomposition analysis was conducted to determine the relative eff...

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