Economic and Financial Review


Central Bank of Nigeria


Capital account, Emerging market, Capital account liberalization


The liberalization of the capital account of the balance of payments is rooted in economic theory and is said, can help to bridge savings and foreign exchange gaps in national economics thereby promoting national growth. In the light of the foregoing, this paper explores the experiences of the developing countries in particular, the emerging market economies, in capital account liberalization.

Author Bio

Mike I. Obadan is a Professor of Economics, University of Benin, Benin City, Nigeria.

Publication Title

CBN Economic and Financial Review





Recommended Citation

Obadan, Mike I. (2006).Capital account liberalization: experience from the emerging market economies. CBN Economic and Financial Review, (44)4, 89-115.

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Economics Commons



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