The Nigerian society, like many others, conflates the political sphere, and its revolving casts and incredulous plots, with actual governance. This column contrasts the vast stories of politics with the hard truths of governance to give a sense of how Nigeria can be great again.
Telling stories that matter to Nigerians
Inclusive growth lies at the heart of Nigeria's development. From macroeconomic policies to energy resources; trade to development topics, Your Nigerian Economist engages the citizenry in discussing relevant economic issues and proffers solutions towards a fairer, more developed economy.
The Editorial is the purest expression of Stears' peculiar editorial stance. It analyses issues, drawing on theory and empirics to outline the competing assumptions for issues; each time drawing conclusions that can be elicited, so as to give a comprehensive yet indefinite picture.
It is difficult to answer questions about how Nigeria can and should achieve sustainable economic, social and political growth. This column takes a look at well known development economic theories and applies them to the unique Nigerian context.
The Nigerian economy, like any other, experiences “shocks”— events or policy decisions that can send a ripple of changes through the system. This column zooms in on these ripples in a range of sectors to explore how and why these shocks matter.
Most human behaviour can be viewed through an economic lens to identify trends, patterns, biases and misconceptions. This column assesses Nigerian behaviour by applying Economics to behaviour and behaviour to Economics.