DETERMINANTS OF INVESTMENT IN NIGERIA (1977 - 2007)

ABSTRACT
 In recent times there has been growing concern about the rising but volatile rate of investment in Nigeria. This concern stems from the fact that investment play a dominant role in stimulating growth. The study buttress on the overview and empirical analysis into the determinants of investment in Nigeria.      
In order to achieve the objectives hypothesis was stated with the purpose of achieving current and future stable upswing of investment by re-addressing problem of investment as highlighted in the statement of the problem.
The study used investment as the dependent variable and government expenditure, tariff , real interest rate and capital stock as the independent variable. In analyzing the data, economic model of multiple regression using ordinary least square (OLS) technique was employed. That t-test conducted indicates that government expenditure, tariff and real interest rate. Not statistically significant at 5 percent level. Normality test and heteroscedaticity test were employed as the second order test.

TABLE OF CONTENTS
Title Page
Approval Page
Dedication
Acknowledgement
Abstract
CHAPTER ONE -        INTRODUCTION
1.1     Background of the Study       
1.2     Statement of the Problems
1.3     Research Questions
1.4     Objective of the Study
1.5     Statement of the Hypothesis
1.6     Significance of the Study        
1.7     Scope/Limitation of the Study
CHAPTER TWO         -        LITERATURE REVIEW
2.1     Literature Review
2.2     Empirical Literature
2.3     Limitation of Previous Studies         
CHAPTER THREE     -        METHODOLOGY
3.1     Model Specification
3.2     Analytical Techniques
3.3     Sources of Data and Software Packages
CHAPTER FOUR - PRESENTATION AND ANALYSIS OF
                                      RESULT
4.1     Presentation of Regression Result
4.2     Result Interpretation
4.4     Evaluation Based on Economic Criteria
CHAPTER FIVE          -        SUMMARY, CONCLUSION AND
                                      RECOMMENDATIONS
5.1     Summary of Findings
5.2     Conclusion
5.3     Policy Recommendation
          BIBLIOGRAPHY
          Appendix

CHAPTER ONE
INTRODUCTION
1.1     Background of the Study
The Nigerian economy has witnessed a slow pace of growth of less than 5 percent in the last two decades. Various reasons have been advanced to this development but the most apparent has been the poor investment climate in the economy and this has been attributed to the low available investable funds.        
The stimulation of sustained economic growth requires a balance investment in physical and financial assets human and social capital as well as natural and environmental capital.
Nigeria has been classified as low savings and even lower investment economy (Ajakaiye 2002) one of the principal objective of the Nigerian government under the 1999 democratic dispensation is fostering of sustained economic growth. Over the years the government has been in the driver’s seat in growth the economy. But lessons of experience have show that government cannot regulate the economy effectively. A typical example has been the shift under the National Economic Empowerment and Development Strategy (NEEDS) which has...

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