Nigeria has remained in a perpetual cycle of economic underdevelopment with pervasive and multi-dimensional poverty, high rate of unemployment, income inequality, soaring inflation, etc., leaving the nation in a fragile and tensioned state. The imperatives for economic reforms are high. However, reforms to drive economic growth must be informed and evidence-based to ensure that the growth to be achieved is inclusive and ensures the widest possible benefits for all segments of the nation’s citizenry.

Hence, Agora Policy will seek to bridge the evidence gap through its Economic Growth and Development Programme by producing data-driven insights and recommendations to guide policymakers, as well as elevate discourse on policy pathways to drive sustainable and inclusive economic growth. This programme will, among others, focus on the following key areas:

  1. Fiscal, Monetary, Trade and Industrial Policies
  2. Human Development
  3. Public Financial Management