Effectiveness of Agriculture Productivity on Inclusive Growth in Nigeria, 1981-2016

Adama, Ibrahim Joseph and Ohwofasa, Bright Onoriode and Agba, Dominic Zann and Adewara, S. O. (2018) Effectiveness of Agriculture Productivity on Inclusive Growth in Nigeria, 1981-2016. Journal of Economics and Sustainable Development, 9 (14). ISSN 2222-1700; 2222-2855

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Accordingly, three stage least squares technique of analysis was used in evaluating the data. Inequality, poverty and unemployment were used as a proxy for inclusive growth while agriculture output, agricultural value-added, agricultural labour employed, government expenditure in agriculture, gross capital formation as well as bank loan and advances to agriculture were used as indicators of agricultural development. The study finds that agriculture has insignificant impact on inclusive growth in Nigeria. Therefore, the study recommends that it is imperative for the country to develop its agricultural sector through sufficient government spending in order to set-up its inclusive growth. Keywords: agriculture, incl

Item Type: Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Date Deposited: 11 Feb 2019 14:08
Last Modified: 11 Feb 2019 14:08
URI: https://eprints.lmu.edu.ng/id/eprint/1943

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