IMPACT OF GOVERNMENT EXPENDITURE ON MAJOR MACROECONOMIC VARIABLES IN NIGERIA, 1980 – 2014

Abstract   Using annual time series data from 1980 to 2014, this study investigated the impact of government expenditure disaggregated into capital (CEXP) and recurrent (REXP) on GDP Per Capita (GDPPC), inflation (INF), unemployment (UNEMP), and Gini index (GINCO, proxy for poverty) respectively to construct principally four econometrics models. The study adopted the ex-post facto […]

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EFFECT OF PUBLIC EXPENDITURE ON ECONOMIC GROWTH IN NIGERIA (1981-2013)

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY The subject of government involvement in resource allocation stems from the failure of market mechanism to effectively and efficiently perform this task. From the very inception, government is not to be involved in the day-to-day running of an economy as propounded in the doctrine of laizzez-faire by Adam […]

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POVERTY ODDS AND HOUSEHOLD EXPENDITURE PATTERNS IN NIGERIA

Abstract The determination of household expenditure and estimates are fundamental in identifying consumption patterns of the poor. It has been proven that the identification of the poor, accounts for the poverty incidence in a society. Poverty and household expenditure patterns are like the two sides of a coin, where poverty is a state of lacks […]

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GOVERNMENT EXPENDITURE AND MACRO ECONOMIC PERFORMANCE IN NIGERIA

Abstract This study examines the long and short run relationship between public expenditure and economic growth in Nigeria over the period of 1986-2014, using Johansen cointegration and error correction approach. Two components of Government expenditure and gross capital formation ratio are derived from Cobb Douglas production function. The result shows recurrent expenditure is the major […]

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EFFECTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE ON THE HOUSEHOLD CONSUMPTION EXPENDITURE IN NIGERIA

TABLE OF CONTENTS                                                                                                                                       Page Title Page                                                                               ..          ..          ..          i Certification Page                                                                ..          ..          ..          ii Approval Page                                                                      ..          ..          ..          iii Dedication                                                                             ..          ..          ..          iv Acknowledgement                                                               ..          ..          ..          v Table of Contents                                                                 ..          ..          ..          vi List of Tables                                                                        ..          ..          ..          viii Abstract                                                                                 ..          ..          ..          ix   CHAPTER […]

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