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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…

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 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 $…

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…

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…

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 …

Chinese Model of Infrastructure Development in Africa

Infrastructural development, which is a key step in providing a competitive business environment for African economies, provides the backbone for poverty reduction strategies and programmes designed to improve the livelihood of the poor. The absence…

Economic Growth and Job Creation: (2012 Q3 to 2013 Q4)

Recently, rising unemployment was experienced amidst impressive economic growth. This marks an uncharted paradigm in Nigeria’s history and calls for systematic monitoring of developments for policy purposes. In this report the pattern of economic g…

Nigeria Economic Review : First Half Report 2015

An overview of the Nigerian economy is presented in this report, using key macroeconomic indicators. The performance of the economy both internally and externally is examined. According to the evidence presented, the internal performance in the firs…

Nigeria Economic Update Issue 3

This document provides a brief update on several aspects of the Nigerian economy. An overview is given of Nigeria's merchandise trade toward the end of 2015. The trading of power resources, like oil and natural gas is discussed under the heading Ene…

Nigeria Economic Update Issue 1

In this document several aspects regarding the Nigerian economy is explored. Firstly, under the heading: Economic Growth - the increase of the GDP growth rate is discussed. Energy, Oil and gas, talks about the decline of the OPEC weekly basket price…

Nigeria Economic Update Issue 2

This document discusses several issues regarding the Nigerian economy under the following headings; Fiscal Focus- talks briefly about the 2016-2018 Medium- Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF), as well as the 2016 budget which introduced the zero-based…

Nigeria Economic Update Issue 5

This document examines several issues, firstly the crude oil price is discussed. It starts by discussing the slump of the OPEC's weekly basket price, as well as the crude oil price. Secondly, the decline of External reserves in January were discusse…

Nigeria Economic Update Issue 7

In the first article which handles about the Monetary Policy, it discusses briefly the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the communiqué No.105 of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting and the results and outcomes. The next article discusses Cr…

Nigeria Economic Update Issue 6

The first article in this short report is entitled: Crude Oil and discusses OPEC’s weekly basket price slump. The next article discusses Foreign Direct Investment and the latest figures of FDI flows to Nigeria. The next article discusses the inflati…

Nigerian Economic Update Issue 8

This short report comprises the following articles. The first headline: Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) discusses the decline in January 2016 of the Manufacturing and Non-Manufacturing PMI, which measures business performance. The next article on C…

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