Economic Policy Options for a Prosperous Nigeria / Edition 1

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Overview

This book demonstrates that there is sufficient evidence on the Nigerian economy and society to inform many policy issues, and reveals the current problems and policy options that a democratic Nigeria will need to debate and resolve. It presents an agenda of reform as unfinished business.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780230542730
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication date: 6/24/2008
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 320
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

PAUL COLLIER is Director of the Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford, UK. He co-edited Investment and Risk in Africa (with Catherine Pattillo), also published by Palgrave Macmillan.

CATHERINE PATTILLO is Senior Economist at the International Monetary Fund, USA. She co-edited Investment and Risk in Africa (with Paul Collier), also published by Palgrave Macmillan.

CHARLES C. SOLUDO is Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Nigeria.

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Table of Contents

I. MACROECONOMIC FRAMEWORK
• Managing Macroeconomic Volatility—D.Addison
• Oil, Growth and Governance in Nigeria—P.Collier
• Central Bank of Nigeria: Dependent, Independent or Regional—X.Debrun, C.Pattillo & P.Masson
• Institutions and the Political Economy of Rents from Oil—A.Subramanian & X.Sala-I-Matin
• Nigeria and ECOWAS Common External Tariff Regime: Prospects and Challenges—A.Adenikinju & O.Alaba
• Monetary Management of Oil Price Surges—C.Adam & B.Goderis
• Fiscal Policy Coordination for Macroeconomic Stability in Nigeria—O.Ajakaiye
• II. CLIMATE FOR PRIVATE ENTERPRISE
• Competitiveness of Nigerian Labor Manufacturing Firms—V.Ramachandran, J.M.Marchat & M.Shah
• Policy Lessons from Nigerian Firm Survey—A.Malik & F.Teal
• How Competitive are Nigerian Ports in West Africa—O.Oji & C.Agu
• Nigeria's Agricultural Export Potentials—E.Ukeje, A.Daramola, John McIntire & S.Ehui
• III. HOUSEHOLDS: POVERTY AND INCOME DISTRIBUTION
• Universal Education Policies and Socio-Economic Outcomes—E.N.Egbuna & U.O.Osili
• Women Education and Child Nutrition in South Western Nigeria—A.Aromolaran
• Poverty in Nigeria—S.Appleton, A.MacKay & B.Adewunmi
• IV. THE FINANCIAL SYSTEM
• Nigerian Money Market: Structure, Performance and Prospects—A.Teriba
• Interest Rate Spreads, Competition and Distress in Nigerian Banking System—M.Ajayi & O.Sobodu
• V. GOVERNMENT: PUBLIC EXPENDITURE AND SERVICE DELIVERY
• Fiscal Federalism: Issues, Challenges and Agenda for Reform—A.Englama & A.Ekpo
• Fiscal Federalism and Service Delivery in Nigeria—F.Odoko & J.Nnanna
• Setting Hard Budget Constraints for Nigerian States—V.Kwakwa
• Reforming Nigeria's Power Sector for Growth in Investment and Efficiency—B.S.Adebusuyi
• Issues of Governance—C.N.O.Mordi & P.Collier
• Oil—C.McPherson
• Power—P.Tallagaprada & S.V.Iyer
• TITLE—M.Stevens
• TITLE—P.Osafo-Kwaako

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