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.
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.