• Political Science
  • Published 2008

Essays on Financial Development and Growth in Sub-Saharan African Countries.

@inproceedings{Mobolaji2008EssaysOF,
  title={Essays on Financial Development and Growth in Sub-Saharan African Countries.},
  author={Hakeem Ishola Mobolaji},
  year={2008}
}
This thesis investigates the relationship between financial development and economic growth in Sub Saharan Africa for the period 1970-2005. The first chapter assesses three growth theories using panel data. The study lends empirical credence to the endogenous growth theory, but finds weak evidence for growthimpact of financial development in the region. The study suggests that financial development is important for economic growth in the presence of highly developed human capital and other… CONTINUE READING

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