Nigeria’ Power Sector: Analysis of Productivity
AbstractThis study analyzes the productivity change in Nigeria’s power sector from 2004-2008, Applying the Malmquist index with the input technological bias. The results show that on average, the Nigerian power sector becomes both more efficient and experience technological improvements. Furthermore, the assumption of Hicks neutral technological change is not suitable and therefore the traditional growth accounting method is not appropriate for analyzing changes in productivity for Nigeria power sector. Policy implications are derived.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by ISEG - School of Economics and Management, Department of Economics, University of Lisbon in its series Working Papers Department of Economics with number 2011/10.
Date of creation: Feb 2011
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Power; Nigeria; productivity; technological change; policy implications.;
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