Electricity consumption and economic growth in Nigeria: A revisit of the energy-growth debate

@inproceedings{Iyke2015ElectricityCA,
  title={Electricity consumption and economic growth in Nigeria: A revisit of the energy-growth debate},
  author={Bernard Njindan Iyke},
  year={2015}
}
This paper examines the dynamic causal linkages between electricity consumption and economic growth in Nigeria within a trivariate VECM, for the period 1971–2011. The paper obviates the variable omission bias, and the use of cross-sectional techniques that characterise most existing studies. The results show that there is a distinct causal flow from electricity consumption to economic growth: both in the short run and in the long run. This finding supports the electricity-led growth hypothesis… CONTINUE READING

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