Long Run Relationship between Oil Revenue and Economic Growth in Nigeria.

  • maryam kabir Kano State Polytechnic, Kano ,Nigeria.

Abstract

the paper study the impact oil revenue on Nigeria’s economic growth using Vector Auto Regressive (VAR) model. It was established that oil revenue serve as a major source of foreign earnings, public revenue and budget. Since oil price is determined by demand and supply in the international market any slight change in price affect the revenue. The objective is to examine the effect of oil revenue fluctuations in  the Nigerian economy. The type of data used is time series from secondary source. The methodology used to achieve the objective isVector Auto Regressive (VAR)model. It was discovered that the log of oil revenue (OR) is negatively related to the GDP. This means that there is mismanagement of oil revenue in the country. Revenue  from oil failed to create linkages to other sectors of the economy .it is therefore recommended that government should provide the necessary infrastructures to diversify the productive base of the economy.  

Author Biography

maryam kabir, Kano State Polytechnic, Kano ,Nigeria.

Department of Banking and Finance

School of management studies.

Senior lecturers

Published
2016-03-31
How to Cite
kabir, maryam. (2016). Long Run Relationship between Oil Revenue and Economic Growth in Nigeria. Archives of Business Research, 4(2). https://doi.org/10.14738/abr.42.1424