Publications

August 26, 2013

Political Decentralisation And Natural Resource Governance In Nigeria

The paper discusses Natural Resource Control and how it is affected by governance in Nigeria with focus on two oil-producing states. It also examines sub-national accountability in the use of…

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June 18, 2013

Job Creation In Nigeria: Challenges, Opportunities And The Role Of Micro, Small And Medium Enterpris

This paper identifies the challenges of job creation in Nigeria and examines governments approach using the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises to support Economic reforms.

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June 18, 2013

Enhancing Oil Sector Governance In Nigeria Through Transparency Reforms

The paper highlights the importance of oil sector transparency in order to support governments push towards structural reforms and inclusive growth.

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June 18, 2013

Fuel Subsidy Reform, Social Safety Nets (SSNs) And Pro-poor Growth

The paper examines the importance of fuel subsidy reforms and how the Nigerian government can achieve a successful reform. It also examines the link between safety nets and growth to…

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June 18, 2013

The Budget, Fiscal Policy And Service Delivery

The paper discusses the Macroeconomic impact of budget and its process and how to achieve an efficient and timely budget cycle.

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June 18, 2013

The Role Of Fiscal Policy In Promoting Growth

The paper examines fiscal policy as it influences growth through taxes and service delivery. It also reviews Nigerias experience with fiscal policy as well as challenges to its current system.

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June 18, 2013

Program Budgeting Analysis On The Nigeria And Heath Education Sectors

This report examines Federal Governments budget, appropriation and implementation in the three main social sectors of the Nigerian economy - Education, Health and Water.

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June 18, 2013

Public Debt In A Growing Economy And Implications For The Nigerian Case

The paper analyses the impact of public debt on an economy using Nigeria as case study and identifies steady states in the model of a closed economy.

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June 18, 2013

Achieving Inclusive Growth Through Pro-poor Spending

The paper examines if the nature of the economic growth in Nigeria is inclusive (Pro-poor) or exclusive (pro-rich) and recommends ways to achieve inclusive growth with emphasis on Pro-poor spending.

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June 18, 2013

Public Spending On Education And Health In Nigeria

The paper conducts a Benefit Incidence Analysis to determine if public expenditure in education and health sector in Nigeria is pro-poor or pro-rich.

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June 18, 2013

A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis Of School Feeding And Education Assistance Programs In Nigeria

The study conducts a cost-effectiveness analysis on two education interventions in Nigeria: Education Assistance program and the Home Grown School Feeding and Health Program with the aim of increasing school…

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June 18, 2013

Implementing The Fiscal Responsibility Act At The State Level In Nigeria

The paper explores the policy framework for implementing the FRA across the 36 states, and identifies the underlying macroeconomic principles required for the FRA to be effective at the state…

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November 12, 2012

Cost Effectiveness Analysis Of Selected Malaria Interventions In Nigeria

This brief highlights the findings of a cost effectiveness analysis conducted on two malaria intervention programs implemented in Jigawa State, Nigeria under the National Malaria Control Programme: the long-lasting insecticide…

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October 18, 2012

Budget 2013 And The Drive Towards Inclusive Economic Growth

This brief examines Nigerias Budget 2013, entitled Budget of Fiscal Consolidation with Inclusive Growth and highlights key sectoral allocations of the budget and their targets.

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July 23, 2012

Policy Simulation Of Measles Immunization Programs For Children In Borno State

This study conducts a policy simulation exercise on two measles immunization programs for children of age 9-23 months to determine the effectiveness and success of measles vaccination coverage in Borno…

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June 14, 2012

Policy Simulation Of Female Education Programs In Nigeria

In spite of the efforts made by the government to increase access to affordable education,access to basic education and enrollment by the girl child remains poor. While this problem is┬ávery…

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