My article in the guardian yesterday was about the central bank’s foreign reserves, what it means, and why we care about it. You can read it online here. Two things I did not mention in the article due to space constraints. First, its great that the foreign reserves are much higher than the lows we saw… Continue reading Much ado about the foreign reserves + Extras
Short thing I wrote for nairametrics on how larger domestic firms respond to protective trade policies. Online here.
The story of the current state of the Nigeria economy is not news. After over a decade of relatively strong economy growth, the economy hit headwinds, triggered by the collapse in the price of crude oil. The result of the crash was a recession, the first in two decades, combined with deterioration in the macroeconomic… Continue reading Mitigating the risks of collapse: Preparing for potentially unfortunate events in 2018.
The one where I continue my assault on ineffective trade policies. This time arguing that smallholder farmers don’t actually benefit much from protectionist trade protections. In the Guardian here.
If there’s one thing you remember from this article it’s this: The Nigerian economy cannot internally create enough jobs for the Nigerian people. My article in the guardian today.
My two cents on the herder-farmer crisis in the guardian today, in print or online here
My article in the Guardian today on the perennial fuel scarcity in Nigeria, and why scarcity is more of a symptom of the much deeper price-fixing problem. In the Guardian today, or online here.