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Bullion

Keywords

Fiscal dependency, Monetary management, Descriptive statistics, Nigeria

Abstract

This study examines fiscal management by States in Nigeria and its potential to sustain growth and development. The study used secondary data from the Bank's Statistical Bulletin and the Nigeria Bureau of Statistics. Information on monthly allocations to States, internally Generated Revenue, Debt stock, total Revenue, and Total expenditure were used to examine fiscal imbalance in the States. Data were collected on statutory allocations to States by the Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC), Internally Generated Revenue (IGR), States' debt stock, capital and recurrent expenditure from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). Descriptive statistics was used to analyze the collected data.

Author Bio

The authors are staff of the Statistics Department, Central Bank of Nigeria.

Publication Title

CBN Bullion

Issue

4

Volume

42

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