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Significant Impact Of Foreign Capital Inflow On Economic Growth In Nigeria

  1. BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY

One of the key macroeconomic policies for most of developing and emerging and economies is to achieve sustainable economic growth. Theoretically, savings and investment are the two key intermediate macro variables playing an important role in economic growth of which the foreign capital inflow which is a form of investment is a key variable. The role of capital inflows is eminent in developing countries because they are deficient in capital, skilled labour and modern technology.

  1. RESEARCH OBJECTIVES

The main objective of this study is to examine the effects of the various components of foreign capital inflow on economic growth Nigeria and highlight the inflows which are more effective to boost economic growth. More specifically, the study seeks to achieve the following objectives:

  1. To examine the growth pattern of foreign capital inflow in Nigeria.
  2. To explain the kinds of relationship that exists among the various components of foreign capital inflow in Nigeria.
  3. To examine the significant impact of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) on economic growth in Nigeria.
  4. To examine the significant impact of Foreign Portfolio Investment (FPI) on economic growth in Nigeria.
  5. To examine the significant impact of commercial loan on economic growth in Nigeria.
  6. To examine the significant impact of external debt on economic growth in Nigeria.

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