Growth Thresholds and Environmental Degradation in Sub-Saharan African Countries: An Exploration of Kuznets Hypothesis

Oyeniran Ishola Wasiu; Babatunde Kazeem Alasinrin

Volume 2, Issue 8 , August 2015, , Pages 858-871

  This study investigates the presence of environmental Kuznets curve (non-linear relationship between pollution and the per capita income) in Nigeria, Ghana, Cote d’Ivoire, Mali and Senegal and Gabon. In the study, pollution is regressed on per capita income, squared per capita income, trade intensity, ...  Read More

Financial Market Integration and Economic Growth: An Experience from Nigeria

Oyeniran Ishola Wasiu; Maryam Wahab Temitope

Volume 2, Issue 7 , July 2015, , Pages 656-668

  This study examines the effect of financial integration on economic growth in Nigeria. Using time series data from 1981 and 2012, the study employs autoregressive distributed lag (ARDL) bounds testing approach proposed by Pesaran et al., (2001) to estimate the long run and short run effect of financial ...  Read More