Publications

June 21, 2020

Nigeria Economic Update (Issue 23)

A recently released CBN report indicates a weakened business outlook of -66.2 points for the month of May. The agriculture and service sectors are the worst hit, recording a decline…

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June 18, 2020

The Impact of Covid-19 on Africa’s Pre-Existing Vulnerabilities

The COVID-19 pandemic has had devasting effects in many countries across the globe, affecting every aspect of humanity. The scale of the crisis was unprecedented, with both developed and developing…

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June 9, 2020

Nigeria Economic Update (Issue 22)

Foreign capital imported into Nigeria increased by 53.97 percent from US$3.8 billion in the fourth quarter of 2019 to US$5.85 billion in the first quarter of 2020. This rise was…

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June 5, 2020

Is Nigeria experiencing a learning crisis: Evidence from curriculum-matched learning assessment

Agenda 2030 sets an ambitious target to provide inclusive and quality education for all. The first step in this quest is identifying those left behind in accessing quality education and…

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June 5, 2020

Nigeria Economic Update (Issue 21)

A recently released NBS report indicated a 20.92% rise in Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) in 2019. The year on year rise saw total IGR hit ₦1.33 trillion. The rise was…

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June 3, 2020

Nigeria Economic Update (Issue 20)

According to the Central Bank of Nigeria, the primary market recorded a rise in interest rates for the first time in 3 months. The rise was recorded in the recent…

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June 1, 2020

Learning in Nigeria’s Schools: Lessons from In and Out of School Children and a Potential Pedagogical Function (A RISE PRESENTATION)

Like most developing countries, Nigeria is mobilizing national and international efforts to meet the sustainable development goal of inclusive and quality education for all. Learning profiles allow for tracking of…

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June 1, 2020

Nigeria Economic Update (Issue 19)

The recent NBS survey found that 40.1% – 82.9 million – Nigerians are living in poverty with the national poverty line estimated at ₦137,430per year 1. As such, 4 out…

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May 28, 2020

Nigeria Economic Update (Issue 18)

he International Monetary Fund (IMF) recently announced the approval of $3.4 billion emergency support to Nigeria under its Rapid Financing Instrument (RFI) facility1. This support fund comes as part of…

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May 20, 2020

Is Nigeria on track to achieving quality education for all? Drivers and implications

In Nigeria, educational performance is abysmally low in terms of quality and quantity. Poor performance with regards to quantity is illustrated by the fact that there were more than 10.5…

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May 19, 2020

Nigeria Economic Update (Issue 17)

The total direct remittance inflow into Nigeria has declined considerably, falling by 50% from US$2.04 billion to US$1.01 billion between January and February 20201. This is significantly lower than 2019…

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May 18, 2020

The economic impact of domestic responses to COVID-19: the case of Nigeria

Nigeria had been grappling with weak recovery from a recession in 2016, with GDP growth rate tapering around 2.3 percent in 2019. The debt service-to-revenue ratio has been at 60…

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May 15, 2020

The Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) model

The CGE component is aimed at complementing the consultations and inputs gathered and analyzed from key stakeholders on the project as discussed in the survey session. It would also provide…

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May 14, 2020

COVID-19: Risk-Control Measures Threaten To Deepen Nigeria’s Education Crisis

The past few weeks have ushered in a range of government-sanctioned and structure-shifting risk-control directives across Nigeria and the Globe, in an attempt to curtail the spread of the novel…

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May 13, 2020

CSEA 2019 Annual Report

2019 was a dynamic and successful year for CSEA with several notable accomplishments, capping over a decade of producing evidence-based research and analysis in Africa. It also marks a signicant…

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May 12, 2020

Nigeria Economic Update (Issue 16)

The recent World Economic Outlook (WEO) report released by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) reveals that Nigeria’s economy will contract to -3.4% in 2020, falling from 2.2% projected in 2019.1…

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