Economic and Financial Review


Central Bank of Nigeria


Nigeria, Economy, Nigerian Economy, Management


The paper reviews the current economic policy framework against the background of the economic policy regime up to 1985 and observes that the past experience justifies the current experiment with private markets as the principal mechanism for allocating resources. The paper argues that the visible hand of the government does have a supportive role, a lbeit a different one from the past. The new approach is considered as having great potential although ultimate success is as yet beset by various uncertainties as may be expected from any experiment.

Author Bio

The authors are Assistant Directors of Research in the Research Department of the Central Bank of Nigeria

Publication Title

CBN Economic and Financial Review





Recommended Citation

Akatu, P. A. & Olisadebe, E. U. (1987). Management of the Nigerian Economy. CBN Economic and Financial Review. 25(4), 54-66.



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