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The impact of foreign direct investment on agricultural output of Nigeria

Yusuf, Kabir Usman (2015) The impact of foreign direct investment on agricultural output of Nigeria. Masters thesis, Universiti Utara Malaysia.

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This study examines the impact of Foreign Direct Investment on Agricultural output in Nigeria from 1970-2012 using an autoregressive distributed lag (ARDL) model. Data were sourced from the National Bureau of statistic (NBS), Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), and the World
Development Indicators. Results from the analysis reveal that Foreign Direct Investment,
Government expenditure and Exchange rates in the period under study have significant positive
effects on Agricultural output, whereas Interest rates and Inflation variables have negative effect on Agricultural output, although the Inflation rate is not significant. Increase in volume of Foreign Direct Investment is recommended, Government and other stakeholders should seek Foreign Direct Investment. It is also recommended to improve macroeconomic policies that will encourage agricultural sector productivity in Nigeria

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Supervisor : Viswanathan, K. Kureran
Item ID: 5002
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
Divisions: Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business
Date Deposited: 12 Oct 2015 06:59
Last Modified: 29 Mar 2021 09:22
Department: Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business
Name: Viswanathan, K. Kureran
URI: https://etd.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/5002

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