Economic Policy Options for a Prosperous Nigeria

  • Paul Collier
  • Chukwuma C. Soludo
  • Catherine Pattillo

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xx
  2. Introduction: Towards Evidence-based Policy

    1. Paul Collier, Catherine Pattillo, Chukwuma C. Soludo
      Pages 1-9
  3. Oil and the Macroeconomy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 11-11
    2. Victoria Kwakwa, Adeola Adenikinju, Peter Mousley, Mavis Owusu-Gyamfi
      Pages 13-43
    3. Paul Collier
      Pages 45-59
    4. Xavier Sala-i-Martin, Arvind Subramanian
      Pages 61-92
    5. Christopher Adam, Benedikt Goderis
      Pages 121-146
    6. Olumuyiwa Alaba, Adeola Adenikinju, Paul Collier
      Pages 147-166
  4. Government: Fiscal Management within a Federal System

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 185-185
    2. Bright Okogu, Philip Osafo-Kwaako
      Pages 187-203
  5. Firms and Farms: The Policy Climate for Private Activity

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 245-245
    2. Adeel Malik, Francis Teal
      Pages 247-274
    3. Okechukwu George Oji, Chukwuma Agu
      Pages 275-299
    4. Prasad V. S. N. Tallapragada, B. S. Adebusuyi
      Pages 301-327
  6. The Well-being of Households: Income and Education

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 329-329
    2. Simon Appleton, Andrew McKay, Babatunde Adewumi Alayande
      Pages 331-371
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 429-439

About this book


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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Editors and affiliations

  • Paul Collier
  • Chukwuma C. Soludo
    • 1
  • Catherine Pattillo
  1. 1.Central Bank of NigeriaNigeria

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