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National policy and big-push theory of development in Nigeria: moving away from low-level economic equilibrium

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The paper analyzes the policy implications of the big-push model for development in Nigeria. The highlights of the analysis include existence of three inter-related perceptions namely, poverty trap, big push (BP) and takeoff. The basic idea is that poor countries are in poverty, hence needs BP linking amplified investment, leading to takeoff in national income and development. This indeed rationalizes necessity for overseas aid. In effect, minimum infrastructure and educational resources be apportioned to development programme to achieve success. However, nations that have implemented coordinated investment programs can achieve industrialization of each sector and thus be able push forward sequence of development.
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  • Edo University, Iyamho, Edo State, Nigeria Faculty of Arts, Mgt. & Social Sciences
  • Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Nigeria Department of Public Administration
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Opracowanie rekordu w ramach umowy 509/P-DUN/2018 ze środków MNiSW przeznaczonych na działalność upowszechniającą naukę (2018)
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