Economic and Financial Review


Central Bank of Nigeria


Capital Flow Volatility, Capital Flows, Nigeria, Policy Consideration


Foreign capital flows have, from time to time, elicited deep concerns and debates because of their tendency to be volatile besides various macroeconomic and other related effects. Generally, the volatility of capital flows, especially in the form of huge surges pose significant risks and raise concerns about excessive exchange rate appreciation and the corresponding adverse impact on exports and growth.

Author Bio

Mike Obadan is a Professor of Economics at the University of Benin and Chairman, Foundation for Education and Development Benin City, Nigeria.

Publication Title

CBN Economic and Financial Review





Recommended Citation

Obadan, Mike I. (2013). Coping with Capital Flow Volatility: Policy Consideration for Nigeria. CBN Economic and Financial Review. 51(4), 177-192.

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Economics Commons



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