Economic Growth and Conflicts: Evidence from Nigeria
作者: Martins Iyoboyi
作者单位: 1Federal University, Dutsinma
刊名: Journal of Sustainable Development Studies, 2014, Vol.5 (2)
来源数据库: Infinity Press
原始语种摘要: The paper empirically examines the impact of economic growth on conflicts in Nigeria, using annual data for the period 1981 to 2011 and employing the Dynamic OLS methodology. The results indicate that there is a long-run equilibrium relationship between conflict, inflation, poverty, economic growth and unemployment. There is evidence in support of a direct relationship between conflicts and Nigeria’s economic growth, in that the incidents of violent conflicts are partly due to the drive for control of national wealth. It was found that macroeconomic instability, poverty and unemployment are significant variables influencing the nature and dynamics of conflicts in the country, suggesting that the nature of growth experienced is not one that is conflicting-reducing. The CUSUM and CUSUMSQ...
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  • economic 经济的
  • unemployment 失业
  • poverty 贫穷
  • conflict 冲突
  • inflation 膨胀
  • wealth 财产
  • equilibrium 平衡
  • methodology 方法学
  • equity 衡平法
  • country 地方