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Fostering Technology Absorption in Southern African Enterprises
Publications & Research :: Publication; Publications & Research :: Publication, Created By World Bank and Published By World Bank
Down to Earth : Agriculture and Poverty Reduction in Africa
Publications & Research :: Publication; Publications & Research :: Publication, Created By Christiaensen, Luc; Demery, Lionel and Published By Washington, DC : World Bank
An Examination of Subnational Growth in Nigeria: 1999-2012
Journal article, Created By Obikili, Nonso and Published By John Wiley & Sons Publishing Company in English language
I use satellite imagery on night-time lights to measure growth across states and local government areas in Nigeria since the return of democracy in 1999. The data suggest that states in southern Nigeria have grown faster on average than states in the north. Using the Ordinary Least Squares, I estimate a relationship between change in night lights and real gross domestic product (GDP) growth in Africa and use the coefficients to estimate GDP growth for states and local government areas in Nigeria over the period. Finally, I evaluate the effect...
A Business Man's View of Africa
Journal article, in English language
Africa: An emerging markets frontier
Journal article, Created By Vadra, Ratna and Published By Inderscience in English language
Africa is in competition for international capital and resources and is currently ranked in the same category as Latin America and Eastern Europe in terms of attractiveness for investors. There has been a fundamental shift in the global economy over the past few years, with emerging markets not only dominating investor attention and capital flows, but also playing an increasingly strategic role in defining the global economic agenda. African markets must position themselves appropriately in this shifting landscape to accelerate growth and development and avoid g...
Agricultural financing, output and macroeconomic growth
Journal article, Created By C. Obudah, Bodiseowei and Published By Inderscience in English language
This paper examined the effect of agricultural financing on agricultural output and macroeconomic output in the Nigerian economy. The error correction results from the analysis of time series data provided empirical evidence that there is a positive relationship between agricultural credit and agricultural output. Agricultural credit also had a positive effect on real GDP growth over the period of the study. However, credit default by borrowers is a serious menace which reduces the confidence of lenders. The Nigerian legal system should ensure a better credit en...
Afro-Euphoria: is Ghana's Economy an Exception to the Growth Paradox?
Journal article, Created By Akolgo, Isaac Abotebuno and Published By Taylor and Francis in English language
The result of Ghana's 2016 presidential election was evidence of previously perceived governance failure and 'suffering' among the populace. This Briefing assesses the extent to which that contradicts the euphoria surrounding growing African economies.
Are firms adopting a sustainable culture? Perspectives from the Mauritian business sector
Journal article, Created By Kassean, Hemant and Published By Inderscience in English language
There is some consensus that if firms are to adopt a sustainable culture and achieve economic growth, they need to look at sustainability beyond its 'green' roots which are also supported by the economic, social and cultural performance of business. The purpose of this paper is to assess the extent to which firms in Mauritius are adopting a sustainable culture. A representative sample of 182 local companies took part in the survey which was carried out using face-to-face interview and online method. Statistical analysis was carried out and ...
An inquiry into cities and their role in subnational economic growth in South Africa
Journal article, Created By Naudé, W.A. in English language
A Business Man's View of Africa
Journal article, in English language