How Poverty Makes Workers Less Productive
Obviously, giving more money to people without much money helps them with money problems. But this study adds to a growing body of research that says that money really does help workers earn…
COVID-19: Without Help, Low-Income Developing Countries Risk a Lost Decade
While the COVID-19 crisis is sending shockwaves around the globe, low-income developing countries (LIDCs) are in a particularly difficult position to respond. LIDCs have both been hit hard by external shocks and are…
The Impact of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) on Global Poverty: Why Sub-Saharan Africa Might be the Region Hardest Hit
COVID-19 is taking its toll on the world, causing deaths, illnesses and economic despair. But how is the deadly virus impacting global poverty? Here we’ll argue that it is pushing about 40-60 million…
Fiscal Policies for a Transformed World
The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has already prompted an unprecedented fiscal policy response of close to $11 trillion worldwide. But with confirmed cases and fatalities still rising fast, policymakers will have to keep the…
Broad, Fast Action to Save Lives and Help Countries Rebuild
While the economic scale of the crisis grabs attention, and could even paralyze us, the human toll is even more pressing. Millions of lives in the poorest countries are on the precipice. The…
Five Things we Learnt from the 2019 NBS Poverty and Inequality Report
5 Key things you should know about the poverty situation in Nigeria based on the Nigerian Living Standards Survey.
Hunger Amid Plenty: How to Reduce the Impact of COVID-19 on the World’s Most Vulnerable People
The World Bank’s Commodity Markets Outlook comes with large caveats including uncertainty over the pandemic’s duration and severity; the direction of energy and fertilizer prices; currency movements; changes to trade and domestic support…
Download Data on Impact of FDI on Poverty Alleviation
The excel sheet below contains data on Poverty rate in Nigeria, Foreign Direct Investment, Foreign Portfolio Investment, External Debt and Exchange rate. While Poverty rate is the dependent variable, FDI, FPI, EXD and…
Full Project on Impact of Foreign Direct Investment on Poverty Alleviation
The main objective of this study is to determine the impact of Foreign Direct Investment on poverty alleviation in Nigeria.
Full Project on the Effect of Monetary Policy on the Level of Poverty in Nigeria
The major objective of this study is to examine the effect of monetary policy on the level of poverty in Nigeria.