Since the market oriented economic reforms took place in Nigeria emphasis has been given to attracting FDI. The Impact of Foreign Direct Investment on Poverty Reduction in Nigeria Matthew Babatope Ogunniyi, Christiana Ogonna Igberi Abstract Many developing countries are competing to attract foreign direct investment with a belief that it can be a tool for poverty reduction because it serves as supplements to domestic savings and it is often accompanied with technology and managerial skills which are indispensable Direct impact of fdi on poverty economic development.
However, when poverty reduction is proxied by household consumption expenditure and life expectancy, the study found no significant relationship between FDI and poverty reduction in South Africa — irrespective of whether the analysis is conducted in the short run or in the long run.
We have investigated the effects of foreign ownership on individual earnings by skill level in a number of Sub-Saharan African SSA countries. Foreign direct investment can contribute in significant ways to breaking of growth — poverty vicious circle and there lies Nigerian hope.
Evidence from Five African Countries Working and discussion papers November Dirk Willem te Velde and Oliver Morrissey This paper uses data on individual wages in manufacturing industry for five African countries in the early s to test whether firms owned by foreigners pay higher wages than do forms owned by locals for apparently equivalent workers, and whether such Public event 26 March The Nigeria government has opened several economic sectors to foreign investors and issued several investment incentives.
Foreign Ownership and Wages: In this study, the relationship between FDI and poverty reduction is analyzed empirically. Unlike the majority of the previous studies that relied on one poverty measure, this study employs three poverty reduction measures, namely, household consumption expenditure Pov1infant mortality rate Pov2and life expectancy Pov3.
This paper investigates the direct impact of foreign direct investment inflows FDI on poverty reduction in South Africa from to This will help to formulate sound policies and illuminate strategies for pro-poor growth.
The speakers will discuss the results of a study into the effects of FDI and foreign ownership on wages in African and The insignificant impact on the Nigerian economy may be due to the under development of human capital, backward institutions, crowding out of domestic investment or other reasons which require further investigation, the fact that FDI does not have a significant impact on poverty reduction has an important implication for policy markers, especially trade and FDI policies must be checked in order to make FDI growth enhancing in Nigeria.
The research will contribute to an understanding of the link between foreign direct investment FDIwages, employment and poverty in developing countries.
Using the recently developed autoregressive distributed lag approach ARDLthe empirical findings of this study reveals that the impact of FDI on poverty reduction is sensitive to the poverty reduction proxy and the time under consideration, i.
This study can make an important contribution to understanding how developing countries are likely to be affected by increasing FDI in the future, informing the policy debate on how they should respond to foreign investment More broadly, this contributes to our understanding of the links between globalisation and poverty - how can FDI be managed to ensure that it contributes to poverty-reducing growth strategies?
Second, we examined the effect on relative wages of skilled and unskilled labour - such effects on wage inequality may have indirect implications for poverty. The results show that FDI has a positive but not significant impact on real per capita income and hence does have the potential of reducing poverty in the country.
The period covered in the study is When infant mortality rate Pov2 is used as a proxy for poverty reduction, FDI has a positive impact on poverty reduction in the long run and a negative impact on poverty reduction in the short run. First, we identified effects on the demand for skilled and unskilled labour, hence the potential direct effect on reducing poverty.
Outputs Foreign Direct Investment: The poverty proxies have been chosen based on the need to capture poverty in its multidimensional nature, which has not been fully explored in the literature.The impact of Foreign Direct Investment on poverty reduction: A survey of literature and a temporary finding from Indonesia Article (PDF Available) · October with Reads Cite this publication.
This paper investigates the impact of foreign direct investment (FDI) and its sustainability in the reduction of poverty in South Africa from to THE IMPACT OF FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT ON POVERTY REDUCTION.
A SURVEY OF LITERATURE AND A TEMPORARY FINDING FROM INDONESIA Tulus Tambunan Center for Industrial Economic Studies. This paper investigates the direct impact of foreign direct investment inflows (FDI) on poverty reduction in South Africa from to Unlike the majority of the previous studies that relied on one poverty measure, this study employs three poverty reduction measures, namely, household consumption expenditure (Pov1), infant mortality rate.
The insignificant impact on the Nigerian economy may be due to the under development of human capital, backward institutions, crowding out of domestic investment or other reasons which require further investigation, the fact that FDI does not have a significant impact on poverty reduction has an important implication for policy markers.
IMPACT OF FDI ON POVERTY REDUCTION IN AFRICA: ARE THERE REGIONAL DIFFERENCES? Abstract The current financial and economic crises have reanimated the debate on the importance of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) for economic growth and poverty reduction in developing countries, especially in Africa.
Many economists .Download