SciELO - Scientific Electronic Library Online

 
vol.11 número4Small business owner-managers' perceptions of entrepreneurship in the Emfuleni districtCompanies' investment determinants: Comparison of different panel data estimators índice de autoresíndice de materiabúsqueda de artículos
Home Pagelista alfabética de revistas  

Servicios Personalizados

Articulo

Indicadores

Links relacionados

  • En proceso de indezaciónCitado por Google
  • En proceso de indezaciónSimilares en Google

Compartir


South African Journal of Economic and Management Sciences

versión On-line ISSN 2222-3436
versión impresa ISSN 1015-8812

Resumen

OCRAN, Matthew Kofi  y  BIEKPE, Nicholas. Primary commodity export and economic growth in Sub Sahara Africa: Evidence from panel data analysis. S. Afr. j. econ. manag. sci. [online]. 2008, vol.11, n.4, pp.465-474. ISSN 2222-3436.

The paper sought to examine the impact of instability in primary commodity export earnings and the level of commodity dependence on economic growth in Sub Saharan Africa (SSA). Fixed effects panel data estimator was used in the empirical estimation. The findings of the study suggest that there is a negative relationship between instability in export earnings and economic growth. The results also indicate that the level of commodity dependence matter in determining economic growth in the region. The results of the paper have economic development policy implications for SSA economies and these are not farfetched. First, it appears the difficult growth experience of SSA is not solely due to instability in export receipts. The question of continued dependence on a narrow range of primary commodities is also matter of great importance.

Palabras clave : Primary commodities dependence; export instability; economic growth; panel data analysis; Sub Saharan Africa.

        · texto en Inglés     · Inglés ( pdf )

 

Creative Commons License Todo el contenido de esta revista, excepto dónde está identificado, está bajo una Licencia Creative Commons