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Esther Omotola Lawal

Esther Omotola Lawal
Babcock University Ilishan · Economics Department

Doctor of Philosophy

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Publications (27)
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The study analyzed the impact of electricity consumption on manufacturing sector performance in Nigeria. Annual time series secondary data over a period of 38 years, covering 1981 to 2019 was analysed using Vector Error Correction Model (VECM) and Johansen cointegration technique. The study concluded that, the low level of electricity consumption h...
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The study investigated the relationship between military expenditure and economic growth in Nigeria from 1981 – 2019. Secondary data from CBN statistical bulletin and World Bank database for real GDP (gross domestic product), Gross fixed capital formation, military expenditure was applied were analyzed using the Vector Error Correction Model (VECM)...
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The rising food inflation in Nigeria has become a growing concern. This study is an attempt to identify the factors that determine food inflation in Nigeria. Secondary time series data was gathered from CBN Statistical Bulletin and World Development Indictators spanning 1981-2019. The Vector Auto Regressive (VAR) Model was appled to investigate the...
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The Nigerian economy is highly vulnerable to fluctuations in the international price of crude oil. This is due to the fact that the economy depends majorly (80%) on the income from crude oil for its foreign earnings because oil as a commodity plays a central role in the economic activities of the nation. This study analyzed the dynamic response of...
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This study investigated the energy use patterns of households in Nigeria, as well as the socio-economic determinants of household energy demand in Nigeria. The factors include: Income of the Household, Size of the Household, Household Place of Residence, and Age, Educational Level, Gender, and Marital Status of the Household Head. This study utiliz...
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This study examines the nexus between oil revenue and government expenditure in Nigeria using time series data from 1987 to 2019. Autoregressive Distributed lag(ARDL) model, Bound testing, and Augmented Dicky-Fuller unit root approaches were adopted to examine this objective empirically. The unit root tests also show that the variables are integrat...
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The study examined the relationship between energy consumption on economic growth in Nigeria, using the Vector Error Correction Model (VECM). Annual time series data were gathered from the World Bank and the Central Bank of Nigeria from 1980-2018. The result showed that there is a positive relationship between energy consumption and economic growth...
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The study applied the Johansen cointegration and the Vector Auto-Regressive Model (VAR) to investigate the relationship between public expenditure and poverty alleviation in Nigeria. The study adopted ex-post facto research design using annual secondary time series data from the CBN statistical bulletin, 2018 and Nigerian Bureau of statistics, 2018...
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In this study, we applied the recently proposed income elasticity approach to investigate the presence of an inverted U relationship also known as the environmental Kuznets curve (EKC) in 20 African countries and further grouped the countries into three panels not according to any know regions, but according to income such as Low-income African eco...
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This study investigates the relationship between economic growth and the rate of unemployment in Nigeria. Time series data from 1970 to 2019 period were used. The study employs Generalized Method of Moments (GMM) estimator and paid specific attention to issues of weighting matrix estimation and coefficient covariance calculation. The study found th...
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Although research has established the link between institutions and economic growth, questions, however, remain unanswered, or even rather unasked, on the quality of institutional causes of growth differential across countries despite decades of the 'improved' political governance, especially in the resource-rich and labor abundant developing econo...
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This study tests the environmental Kuznets curve (EKC) hypothesis to find evidence of an inverted-U relationship between carbon emissions and economic growth in Nigeria, from 1980-2016 Annual time-series data was gotten from the world development index (WDI). There is an inverted U relationship or a turning point that is reached when the EKC hypoth...
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This chapter gives an overview of copyright-based industries in Nigeria, evaluates the contribution of copyright-based industries to economic growth within a thirty-year period (1988-2017), and reviews the impact of their output of non-oil export. The contribution of the share of the copyright-based industries to economic growth was found to be con...
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This study examined the relationship between foreign exchange earnings and government debt in Nigeria. Ex-post facto research design was adopted for the study. The period of study was 1981-2018. The model was formulated and data were analyzed using the Vector Error Correction Model. Stationarity tests was conducted using Augmented Dickey Fuller Uni...
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This paper examined the impact of shale oil development on crude oil export in Nigeria for the period of 2007-2015. Total crude oil import was used to capture Nigeria crude oil export during the periods 2007- 2015. The vector error correction model was used to analyze the time series data. The result indicated a long run relationship between the va...
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This study examines the long-run relationships and dynamic interactions between stock returns, inflation and exchange rate in Nigeria using monthly data of the All Share Price Index from the Nigeria Stock Exchange, Nigeria Consumers Price Index and Exchange Rate from 1995 to 2014. The analytical technique of vector error correction model (VECM) for...
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The research work examined the effect of exchange rate fluctuations on manufacturing sector output in Nigeria from 1986 to 2014, a period of 28 years. Data sourced from Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) statistical Bulletin and World Development Indicators (WDI) on manufacturing output, Consumer Price Index (CPI), Government Capital Expenditure (GCE) a...
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The effect of phytobiotics inclusion on haematological and serum indices of broiler chickens was investigated using 180 one day-old Arbor-acre broiler chicks in an eight weeks feeding trial. Six experimental diets were formulated to include the control diets (Og/kg), Ginger (5g/kg), Pawpaw leaf (5g/kg), Moringa (5g/kg), Turmeric(1g/kg) and Oxytetra...
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The literature on the relationship between public and private investment seems unclear on whether there exists a complementarity or crowding out effect. This paper however examined the crowding in or crowding out effects of the composition of public investment on private investment in Nigeria. A neoclassical investment model within an error correct...
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In this paper we examine the effect of financial development on economic growth within an endogenous growth framework. Time series data from 1961 to 2011 periods with three common measures of financial development were used. The study offered the Generalized Method of Moments (GMM) estimator, paying particular attention to issues of weighing matrix...
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This paper examines the effect of foreign aid on welfare levels in Nigeria for the period 1971 to 2010. In order to capture the broad meaning of welfare as discussed in the theoretical framework, life expectancy at birth and household final consumption expenditure per capita are used as proxies for welfare. Employing a cointegration test and an err...
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This study has assessed the consolidation of banking industry in Nigeria with lessons drawn from Turkey and Malaysia. The objective was to establish disparities and suggest the way forward for the sector in Nigeria. Historical cum expository analysis technique was the methodology used for the study. As such, precedence of past occurence was used to...
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As Nigeria counts down to 2015, there is need to evaluate millennium development goals (MDGS) to appraise the efforts that have been put in place to achieve them and the possible effect on poverty which is endemic in Nigeria. Literacy rate (LR), Infant mortality rate (IMR), Life expectancy rate (LER), Per capita income (PCI), Trade Openness (TO) we...
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The study examined the relationship between the small and medium scale Enterprise and economic growth indicators such as employment, investors and income generation over the period of 1986 to 2007. The capital accumulation theory was adopted to the theoretical framework for undertaking the empirical work on the relationship between the Small and Me...
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The eighth MDG to be achieved before the year 2015 is the attainment of global partnership by developing an open, rule- based and non- discriminatory trading and financial system which makes sure that developing countries like Nigeria gain greater access to the markets of developed countries and that least developed countries benefit from tariff re...

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