This report assesses the current innovation ecosystem across Nigeria and recommends design principles for innovation hubs to be developed regionally in the short and medium term.
This literature review summarises existing analyses of the economic position of women and adolescent girls in Northern Nigeria, as well as constraints and opportunities for change.
Identifying and spurring high-growth entrepreneurship: experimental evidence from a business plan competition
This report evaluates the impact of the YouWin! business plan competition, finding that it had large positive effects on the winning firms.
This literature review provides a global context for the links between women’s participation in economic activity and economic growth, and recommendations to overcome key challenges to the economic empowerment of women in Nigeria.
This report focuses on the challenges affecting the operation of Nigerian ports since the post-concession era/programme of 2006, and strategically reviews how well concessions have improved the performance of the ports system.
This report considers the Nigerian Ports Authority’s plans to introduce an interim system before the full rollout of a national Single Window trade facilitation system.
Poverty and social impact assessment of flexible exchange rate on segments of the Nigerian population: policy paper
This policy paper describes a study that examined the impact of a downward adjustment of the Naira exchange rate on the welfare of different income groups in Nigeria and makes the case for introducing intervention programmes to protect the poor from adverse welfare effects resulting from economic policy shocks.
Poverty and social impact assessment of flexible exchange rate on segments of the Nigerian population: technical research report
This report describes a study that examined the impact of a downward adjustment of the Naira exchange rate on the welfare of different income groups in Nigeria. It also discusses potential intervention programmes to protect the poor from adverse welfare effects resulting from economic policy shocks.
Policy Development Facility Phase II (PDF II) was a flexible, rapid-response facility set up to support Champions of Change in implementing economic and social policies that help reduce poverty in Nigeria. Funded with UK aid from the UK government, PDF II’s goal was to provide Champions of Change with improved capacity and evidence to help them pursue vital economic and social reforms.
As the successor to PDF, PDF II began operations on 1 April 2015 and ran for five years, ending on 31 March 2020.
This document chronicles the achievements, impacts and long-term benefits of Policy Development Facility Phase II
This report describes a market analysis, commissioned by Policy Development Facility Phase II, to investigate the current categorisation of enterprises within the micro, small and medium-scale enterprises sector and how such categorisation affects their competitiveness in government procurement and intervention programmes.