2 edition of Growing the economy and achieving poverty reduction in Nigeria found in the catalog.
Growing the economy and achieving poverty reduction in Nigeria
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||edited by Ikechukwu E. Nwosu, Chukwuemeka C. Okereke.|
|Contributions||Nwosu, Ikechukwu Enoch., Okereke, Chukwuemeka C.|
|LC Classifications||HD2346.N6 G76 2007|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 227 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||227|
|LC Control Number||2008531479|
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The economy of Nigeria is a middle-income, mixed economy and emerging market, with expanding manufacturing, financial, service, communications, technology and entertainment naba-hairstreak.com is ranked as the 27th-largest economy in the world in terms of nominal GDP, and the 22nd-largest in terms of purchasing power parity.
Nigeria has the largest economy in Africa; its re-emergent manufacturing Country group: Developing/Emerging, Lower. Poverty situation in this country is a special scenario that is beyond human reasoning because the nation is endowed with numerous material resources, but more than two-third of its population is living in abject poverty.
This study examines the impact of economic growth on poverty reduction in Nigeria using secondary data spanning from to All around the world, local governments, the private sector and even the civil society are exploring better ways to achieve poverty reduction and rural development through local economic development strategies, the corner Growing the economy and achieving poverty reduction in Nigeria book of sustainable national development.
This is sequel to the fact that local governments, particularly in Nigeria face increased challenges of poor qualitative leadership.
The informal economy by contrast has grown faster in size at an annual average rate of about % between and Growing Nigeria’s informal economy would require skills development, cheaper credit accessibility and improved power supply.
The structure of Nigeria’s informal economy. The Eficacy of Fiscal Policy in Promoting Economic Growth and Reducing Poverty in Nigeria the budget in promoting economic growth and poverty reduction in Nigeria.
The paper is divided into five sections, with the first been the introduction. In many growing economy like Nigeria, the share of. All around the world, local governments, Growing the economy and achieving poverty reduction in Nigeria book private sector and even the civil society are exploring better ways to achieve poverty reduction and rural development through local economic development strategies, the corner stone of sustainable national development.
This is sequel to the fact that local governments, particularly in Nigeria face increased challenges of poor qualitative leadership Cited by: 5. This paper explored the relationship between economic growth and poverty reduction in Nigeria.
From the analysis, our findings indicate that the initial level of economic growth is not prone to poverty reduction, while an increase in economic growth is prone to poverty reduction, a situation that can only.
Oct 12, · Poverty Alleviation. Poverty reduction is one of the world's most important challenges, and it is proposed the private sector has an important role to play in creating the economic growth, employment and purchasing options needed for significant poverty reduction.
Mar 22, · Economic Growth & Poverty in Nigeria Audrey Lawrence, Mia low government expenditure on social services, and lack of openness to the world economy. Scholars studying Nigeria do not agree on the relationship between economic growth and poverty in the measures of economic growth and poverty reduction in Nigeria.
Then, we review the. Osinubi () investigated the relationship among economic growth, unemployment and poverty in Nigeria for the time period of to using 3SLS estimation procedure.
The findings revealed. The significance of this paradox to Nigeria is that citizens and local governments now face formidable challenges, greater opportunity and growing responsibility to work together to address the dehumanizing socio-economic conditions of their local citizens, most of whom are under employed or out rightly unemployed and living in absolute poverty.
In the conflict-affected North-East Nigeria, the WBG is stepping up its support to addressing service delivery gaps, livelihood deficits and social cohesion issues, as well as providing support to the diversification of the economy.
The Nigeria Electricity Transmission Access Project (NETAP) ($ million) aimed at achieving a viable power. Oct 27, · Poverty in East Asia—the world's poorest region in —has fallen from nearly 80 per cent of the population living on less than $ a day in to 18 per cent in (about million), largely owing to dramatic progress in poverty reduction in naba-hairstreak.com by: President Xi Jinping's book "Up and Out of Poverty" contains interesting chapters and has a lot of development lessons which Nigeria can learn in transforming its naba-hairstreak.com and Nigeria are.
Nigeria has the third-largest youth population in the world, after India and China, with more than 90 million of its population under the age of eighteen. Nigeria is the world's 20th largest economy as ofworth more than $ billion and $1 trillion in terms of nominal GDP and purchasing power parity, naba-hairstreak.comg code: + Nigeria’s economic growth.
As the government of Nigeria faces development challenges that are key to both welfare and improvements for it population and enhancement of the economy in particular, this study act as a source of information on various ways of adopting effective measures of achieving economic stability through an aspect of fiscal policy known as government naba-hairstreak.com by: 1.
Nov 24, · In the grip of poverty. while the nation’s economy may be growing, the number of Nigerians living in poverty seems to be increasing. achieving. The political economy of poverty, equity, and growth: Nigeria and Indonesia (English) Abstract.
This book analyzes economic developments of Indonesia and Nigeria during the period It addresses why Indonesia was so much more successful than Nigeria during this period. The book consists of three parts. Part I focuses on Nigeria and part Cited by: Feb 13, · ABUJA (Reuters) - Poverty in Nigeria is rising with almost million people living on less than $1 a day, despite strong growth in Africa’s second largest economy, data showed on Monday.
Africa is currently the second most populous continent in the world; its current population is billion. This growing population of Africa could reach 2 billion by and billion by as per the United Nations projections. This shows that one in five consumers globally will be African.
This study is aimed at investigating the impact of poverty alleviation programmes on economic growth in Nigeria.
Using data covering the period to Based on empirical study, it is observed that poverty is multidimensional and its persistence is due to lack of. growth and poverty reduction indicate that a 1% increase in growth has been associated on average with a % reduction in poverty (Hasan, Mitra and Ulubasoglu, ).
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) () report stated that there is a great deal of variation in how much economic growth has reduced poverty across countries and even. Empirical Assessment of Economic Growth on Poverty examines the impact of economic growth on poverty reduction in Nigeria using secondary data spanning from to Ordinary Least Squared (OLS) model was employed.
economic growth in poverty reduction in Nigeria. Following. Poverty reduction Policies and Pro-Poor Growth in Nigeria The attempt by Nigeria to shift the focus of the economy from the oil industry to other economic activities has been unsuccessful.
Poverty and poverty reduction in sub-Saharan Africa: An overview of the issues The political-economy drivers and maintainers of poverty in SSA 6 Non-developmental politics 6 Corruption 7 Poverty and Poverty Reduction in Nigeria and Tanzania – Country Case Studies b) to evaluate the rural poverty reduction policies and programmes with a view to establishing their impact on poverty phenomenon in the rural economy of Nigeria.
In order to achieve the objectives of the study, the World Bank’s approach to appraising poverty reduction programmes and policies is adopted. The focus of the study is therefore. Further Case for the Role of SMEs in Poverty Reduction The Gap Filled by This Book Aims of the Book than just as an instrument for achieving an individual economic goal.
We are grateful to the University of Taibah, Madina, Saudi Arabia for Poverty reduction through growth requires a. Nigeria: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper— National Economic Empowerment and Development Strategy Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers (PRSPs) are prepared by member countries in broad consultation with stakeholders and development partners, including the staffs of.
Aug 04, · Don’t leave it to the grieving spouse to deal with the fallout from your family members here and in Nigeria. Terrible governments and (yes) citizens-supported corruption and other social problems have continued to plagued Nigeria.
Many people suffer and die in the midst of abundance. Several have been forced into exile within and outside naba-hairstreak.com: Economic Confidential. Chapter one profiles the trends in growth, household consumption, and poverty rates at the national level between and Descriptive statistics of consumption and selected poverty indexes are presented and a profile of the characteristics of the poor is given.
The MDG target for Nigeria in terms of poverty reduction is to reduce the percentage of population living in relative poverty from % in to % by It was found that the re-allocation of government expenditure to education sector is important in determine economic growth and the reduction of poverty in naba-hairstreak.com: Ernest Simeon.
Growth & Poverty in Nigeria Team The growth elasticity of poverty is the ratio of change in poverty to the change in size of the economy or average incomes.
A positive number indicates poverty increasing with economic growth, a negative number indicates decreasing poverty, and numbers near zero indicate no change in poverty.
Research Question. Apr 03, · ABSTRACT: This research study by means of robust statistical analysis investigated the poverty situation in Nigeria and how it affects the citizens and the economy at large.
This research was taken in a period of 25 years which is from – The ordinary least square method was used to investigate this work. The. Poverty Reduction Strategies in Nigeria To reduce poverty various schools of thought advocates a number of measures.
For instance, the Mercantilists laid emphasis on foreign trade which according to them is an important vehicle for the promotion of economic growth and poverty reduction. Nov 22, · To complicate matters, the 5% percent growth rate is not enough for Nigeria to accelerate poverty reduction.
As most people know, Nigeria has an estimated yearly population growth of. Nov 16, · The study shall update the implications of economic growth on poverty in Nigeria. The Profile of Poverty and Growth in Nigeria According to the.
MDGs office. Despite the implementation of the MDGs in Nigeria and the activities of other poverty alleviation agencies, the scourge still remains widespread.
Therefore, given this background analysis, the paper critically examines the problems and prospects of achieving a remarkable reduction in Nigeria’s poverty profile within the framework of.
To Stockholm, for Sida’s Development Talks on the theme ‘Africa rising?Poverty and growth in sub-Saharan Africa’.Finn Tarp and Andy McKay spoke about their new UNU-WIDER book, co-edited with Channing Arndt, entitled Growth and Poverty Reduction in Sub-Saharan Africa—the book is on full open access and you can download it from here.
The event provided a perfect platform for a good. Sep 27, · the Case of Economic Growth and Social Development, Part I By Teshome Adugna (PhD)1 September 27, 1. Introduction Planning can be defined as "a continuous process which involves decisions or choices, about alternative ways of using available resources, with the aim of achieving particular goals at some time in the future.
One of the critical concerns in Nigeria is how to alleviate poverty in the country. The general prevalence of poverty in Nigeria is paradoxical because the country is one of the biggest oil-producing countries in the world. A World Bank report for instance showed that some 70 per cent of the population lives below the bread line - usually considered as living on less than US$ a day.
[ AN APPRAISAL OF POVERTY REDUCTION STRATEGIES IN NIGERIA BY Dr. Fidelis O. Ogwumike 1. Introduction The reduction of poverty is the most difficult challenge facing any country in the developing world where on the average majority of the population is considered poor.Sep 22, · Inequality in Africa: Implications for the Sustainable Development Goals contains 17 different goals, ranging from poverty reduction and food security to the management of natural resources Author: Haroon Bhorat.Jan 11, · Broadening the benefits of growth and political instability cause countries to lose decades of poverty reduction progress.
As achieving employment My forthcoming book .