Economic and Financial Review


Research Department, Central Bank of Nigeria


Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), Technology transfer, Manufacturing firms, Productivity, Nigeria


The paper investigates the vertical effects of FDI on Nigeria manufacturing firms. Specifically, the paper asks, do Nigerian manufacturing firms benefits from FDI? As an investigation into the vertical effects of FDI , the paper attempts to establish whether manufacturing firms in Nigeria that receives FDI benefit from technology flows which comes along with foreign capital. The paper employs data from the World Bank Nigerian manufacturing survey, 2001.

Author Bio

Nasiru Musa Yauri is a lecturer @ith the Department of Business Administration, Usman Danfodiyo University, Sokoto.

Publication Title

CBN Economic and Financial Review (EFR)





Recommended Citation

Yauri, N. M.(2006). Foreign direct investment and technology transfer to Nigerian manufacturing firms-evidence from empirical data. Economic and Financial Review, 44(2), 23-49.

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