Collier, Paul

Economic Policy Options for a Prosperous Nigeria

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Towards Evidence-based Policy
Paul Collier, Catherine Pattillo, Chukwuma C. Soludo

Section I. Oil and the Macroeconomy

2. Binding Constraints to Growth in Nigeria
Victoria Kwakwa, Adeola Adenikinju, Peter Mousley, Mavis Owusu-Gyamfi

3. Oil, Growth and Governance in Nigeria
Paul Collier

4. Addressing the Natural Resource Curse: An Illustration from Nigeria
Xavier Sala-i-Martin, Arvind Subramanian

5. Modelling Policy Options for Nigeria: Fiscal Responsibility, Monetary Credibility, and Regional Integration
Xavier Debrun, Paul Masson, Catherine Pattillo

6. Monetary Policy and Oil Price Surges in Nigeria
Christopher Adam, Benedikt Goderis

7. Trade Policy: Prospects and Challenges
Olumuyiwa Alaba, Adeola Adenikinju, Paul Collier

8. Economic Growth and Policy Choice in Nigeria: Lessons from the Asia Pacific
Obadiah Mailafia

Section II. Government: Fiscal Management within a Federal System

9. Issues in Fiscal Policy Management under the Economic Reforms (2003–7)
Bright Okogu, Philip Osafo-Kwaako

10. Towards Securing Fiscal Policy Coordination in Nigeria
Olu Ajakaiye

11. Fiscal Federalism in Nigeria: Issues, Challenges and Agenda for Reform
Akpan H. Ekpo, Abwaku Englama

Section III. Firms and Farms: The Policy Climate for Private Activity

12. Towards a More Competitive Manufacturing Sector
Adeel Malik, Francis Teal

13. How Competitive and Efficient are Nigerian Ports?
Okechukwu George Oji, Chukwuma Agu

14. Nigeria’s Power Sector: Opportunities and Challenges
Prasad V. S. N. Tallapragada, B. S. Adebusuyi

Section IV. The Well-being of Households: Income and Education

15. Poverty in Nigeria
Simon Appleton, Andrew McKay, Babatunde Adewumi Alayande

16. The Impact of Universal Primary Education on Socio-economic Outcomes: A Nigerian Experiment
Una Okonkwo Osili

17. Female Schooling and Women’s Labour Market Participation in Nigeria
Adebayo B. Aromolaran

Keywords: Economics, Development Economics, Regional/Spatial Science, Macroeconomics/Monetary Economics//Financial Economics, African Culture, International Economics, Microeconomics

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