Price, Exchange Rate Volatility and Nigeria's Agricultural Trade Flows: a Dynamic Analysis
A.A. Adubi and
Working Papers from African Economic Research Consortium
One of the most dramatic events in Nigeria over the past decade was the devaluation of the Nigerian naira with the adoption of a structural adjustment programme (SAP) in 1986. A cardinal objective of the SAP was the restructuring of the production base of the economy with a positive bias for the production of agricultural exports. The foreign exchange reforms that facilitated a cumulative depreciation of the effective exchange rate were expected to increase the domestic prices of agricultural exports and therefore boost domestic production.
Keywords: PRICES; EXCHANGE RATE; AFRICA (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: F31 E31 O55 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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