Economic and Financial Review


Central Bank of Nigeria


Liberalization, Job creation, Error correction model, Causality


This study examines the concept of liberalization and effects of economic liberalization on job creation in Nigeria. It narrows globalization to economic liberalization and looks at its effect on job opportunities in Nigeria. It recommends that the government should undertake regulated/guided liberalization policies such that the dictate of the economy will not be left in the hands of oligopolists.

Author Bio

The Author is a Staff of the Economics Department of University of Ibadan.

Publication Title

CBN Economic and Financial Review





Recommended Citation

Kareem, O. I. (2009). Economic liberalization and job creation in Nigeria. CBN Economic and Financial Review, 47(1), 69-99.



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