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Nigeria-Poland Bilateral Trade: Identifying New Trade Opportunities

The bilateral trade relationship between Nigeria and Poland is being examined in this paper, specifically for the period 1995 to 2012. It was attempted in this study to provide a detailed description of Nigeria-Poland trade relationship and also id…

Sustainability Implications of Nigeria's Water Use Patterns

Nigeria has significant renewable water resources; however, the current reality is that most of it is poorly utilized and managed, thus raising important sustainability questions. There are several concerns associated with the water situation in the…

Nigeria Economic Update Issue 35

The first article is titled: 'Fall in GDP growth rate'. It discusses Nigeria’s economy which performed poorly and witnessed a second consecutive quarter of weakened growth as real GDP slowed to a year-on-year growth rate of 1.94% in the second quar…

Nigeria Economic Update Issue 36

The first article is titled: 'Fall in Foreign Capital Inflows'. Capital importation into Nigeria dropped significantly in first quarter of 2019 with more than 26 states unable to attract any form of foreign investment during the quarter. At $5.82 bi…

The Subnational Political Resource Curse: Allocations, Internally Generated Revenue and Spending Priorities in Nigeria

This study represents an attempt to test for both tax and spending effects in the Nigerian subnational context. It is not the first to do so; Elemo (2012) found that increases in IGR in subnational units led to greater public investment and legislat…

Nigeria Economic Update Weekly Digest Issue 40

The document comprises several articles, in the first article, titled Decline in Stock Market Indices it discusses the Market indices at the Nigeria Stock Exchange which closed downward in the trading week ended October 4, 2019. The bourse recorded …

Nigeria Economic Update Issue No.44

The first article is titled: Domestic and Foreign Portfolio Investment. Total transaction at the national bourse increased by 15.95 percent from Naira 121.9 billion in August 2019 to Naira 141.45 billion in September 2019. The increase in total tran…

Nigeria Economic Update Weekly Digest Issue 50

The first article is titled: Rise in Human Development Index. The recent report by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) shows that Nigeria’s Human Development Index (HDI) rose marginally from 0.532 in 2017 to 0.534 in 2018. The HDI is a…

Nigeria Economic Update Weekly Digest Issue 11

The first article on page 2 is titled: Decline in External Reserves. Between January and February, Nigeria’s external reserves declined from US$37.2 billion to $35.5 billion, its lowest in over 2 years. Although the reserve level remains above the $…

COVID-19: Impending Situation Threatens to Deepen Nigeria's Education Crisis

The past few weeks have ushered in a range of government sanctioned and structure-shifting risk-control directives across Nigeria and the Globe, in an attempt to curtail the spread of the novel coronavirus disease COVID-19. From international airpor…

Payment Patterns in Nigeria’s Public Facilities: Unexpected Costs and Implications for Health-seeking Behaviour in Nigeria

In Nigeria’s health system, a better understanding is needed on the impact that unexpected costs have on health seeking behaviour. Of note, patients’ health-seeking choices between public vs. private facilities is influenced by their ex-ante percept…

Analysis of Bilateral Trade in UEMOA: The Implications of Trade Effects

This paper investigated the implications of trade effects in bilateral trade analyses drawing evidence from UEMOA. Consequently, it provides three main innovations: (i) it augments the gravity model (GM hereafter) to include Kelejian et al (2012) ty…

Cost Effectiveness and Benefit Cost Analysis of Some Water Interventions in Bauchi State in Nigeria

A Cost-Effectiveness analysis of water interventions in Bauchi state, Nigeria, is presented in this report, with particular emphasis on pipeline and borehole (Hand pump) water supply schemes. Using the measures adapted from Whittington et al (2008),…

Oil Revenues, Institutions and Macroeconomic Performance in Nigeria

In this study, an elaborate econometric analysis is offered which tests the sensitivity of a number of key macroeconomic indicators to oil revenue shocks, using the Impulse Response Functions (IRFs) and Variance Decomposition (VDC) techniques within…

Foreign Aid and the Real Exchange Rate in the West African Economic and Monetary Union

This paper aims to re-examine the relationship between foreign aid and the real exchange rate, using the recent econometric methods developed for non stationary dynamic panels and an estimator that imposes a weaker homogeneity assumption on the slo…

The Chinese Model of Infrastructure Development in Africa

Africa is in dire need of infrastructural development. It is a key step in providing a competitive business environment for African economies. It provides the backbone for poverty reduction strategies and programmes designed to improve the livelihoo…

Regional Integration in Africa: Some Recent Developments and Challenges

African countries accounted for only 3.2 percent of world trade in 2013 compared to 5 percent in the mid-1960s and have been left out of the recent benefits accruing from international trade. This weak performance can be reversed by regional integra…

Nigeria Economic Review : First Half Report 2015

The Nigeria Economic Review is a biannual publication of CSEA. A concise overview is provided in this review of key aspects of the Nigerian economy. It is an attempt to track the developments in the relevant aspects of the economy over a six-month …

Testing the Impact of Foreign Aid and Aid Uncertainty on Private Investment in West Africa

In this paper, the impact of aid on domestic private investment in West Africa was examined using both aggregate aid (total ODA) and disaggregated aid (multilateral and bilateral). The paper relied on the fixed effects estimation technique. The fin…

Implementing the Fiscal Responsibility Act at the State Level in Nigeria

In many countries, fiscal responsibility acts have become increasingly common tools to enhance fiscal prudence and public expenditure transparency. Fiscal profligacy at the sub-national level in Nigeria, has emerged as a major contributor to state …

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