Effect of Government Policy on Price Stability (1990-2015)

Abstract

The study determines the effect of government policies in both monetary and fiscal policies on price stability in Nigeria. Secondary data were sourced from CBN statistical bulletin for GR, GE, CRR, MPR & CPI. The study using OLS technique discovered that the combination of both monetary and fiscal instruments impacted on consumer price index in Nigeria within the period of review and concludes that regardless of the mixed individual impacts of the variables; government policies were able to manage consumer price index to a considerable extent. Thus, recommends enhanced fiscal procedures and monetary policies to facilitate desired price stability.

Keywords: Fiscal Policy, Monetary Policy, Price Stability


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Pages: 86-94 (Download PDF)

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