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The political economy of economic diversification in Nigeria

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As Africa’s largest economy and its most populous country, over a decade of rapid economic growth in Nigeria contributed to the 'Africa Rising' narrative. However, like many African commodity exporters, this economic growth, billions of dollars in oil earnings and electoral democracy have not translated into a diversified and industrial economy. This study examines why the Nigerian economy remains so dependent on oil and is non-industrial, which I argue are economic and development outcome...

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World Bank

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Zainab Usman
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Zainab Usman
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DPhil
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Doctoral
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University of Oxford

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