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impact of liberalization policies on the building construction industry in Nigeria

impact of liberalization policies on the building construction industry in Nigeria

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Published by NISER in [Ibadan] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nigeria.
    • Subjects:
    • Construction industry -- Deregulation -- Nigeria.,
    • Privatization -- Nigeria.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement"Boye Agunbiade ... [et al.].
      ContributionsAgunbiade, Ajiboye O., Nigerian Institute of Social and Economic Research., International Development Research Centre (Canada)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD9715.N52 I45 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 43 p. ;
      Number of Pages43
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6831196M
      LC Control Number00321875

      construction of various types of buildings, among others. These are areas where the building and construction sector is indispensable. The Building and Construction sector has been relevant in the development of the Nigerian economy. Housing is a major component of the building and construction sector. As noted by. the impact of economic liberalization on performance of the Nigerian industrial sector as a whole, and the various subsectors of manufacturing, mining and quarrying, and power with the aim of accounting for the possible structural break the policy shift may have caused.

      Osemenan () reported that Nigeria has become the “world’s junk-yard of abandoned and failed projects worth billions of naira and it is greatly unthinkable that Nigeria blessed with so great potentials in the construction projects and construction industry can experience such magnitude of project failure and abandonment. incorporate green building issues and opportunities and; financial resources to undertake green building construction and upgrades. The aim of this paper therefore is to examine the principles, attributes, current practices and challenges of sustainable construction in Lagos, Nigeria. This study addressed the following researchFile Size: KB.

      Trade liberalization policy was adopted to ameliorate the balance of payment crisis as a result of oil glut in the World market in the early ’s. The development has had a modest impact on the Nigeria economy with Gross Domestic product (GDP) growing steadily and . Past governments in Nigeria, since after independence, have adopted various policies aimed at promoting industrial development in the country. But the results so far, are far from expectation, prompting arguments about the desired growth in the industrial .


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Impact of liberalization policies on the building construction industry in Nigeria Download PDF EPUB FB2

Tively. [15], examined the impact of liberalization policies on building construction industry in Nigeria. He observed that the building construction industry in any economy provides a sensitive measurement and monitoring of the health or ill-health of an economy, this is because the construction industryFile Size: KB.

[15], examined the impact of liberalization policies on building construction industry in Nigeria. He observed that the building construction industry in any economy provides a sensitive measurement and monitoring of the health or ill- health of an economy, this is because the construction industry is assumed to have a large share of capital.

non-significant effect on economic growth. Trade liberalization had non-significant positive impact on output growth in Nigeria. Finally, the result showed significant negative effect of inflation rate on economic study concluded that economic liberalization has significant impact on the growth of the Nigerian Size: KB.

The result showed that trade liberalization policy has not had a positive impact on Nigeria economic development. Accountability, transparency and good governance should be encouraged while a more sound economic policy should be employed. A self-reliance approach that encourages more export and less import should be encouraged.

Keywords: Trade Cited by: 1. examine the impact of the Due Process Policy on construction projects delivery in Nigeria. Data were collected using a structured questionnaire distributed to 52 random selections of contracting, consulting and public organisations operating in Lagos Nigeria.

Data were analysed using descriptive statistics. TheFile Size: KB. Nigeria - Structural adjustment program: policies, impact, and prospects (English) Faced with an acute economic crisis as a result of collapsing oil revenues and rising foreign debt service obligations, the Nigerian Government embarked on a far reaching Structural Adjustment Program (SAP) covering the period mid to mid Problems of Construction Industry in Nigeria From research and experience, the following have been identified as prime factors affecting the construction industry growth in Nigeria, namely: 1.

Job security is not always guaranteed in construction industry. There is lack of accurate data of construction industries in Nigeria. Size: 32KB. The construction industry in Nigeria is characterized with problems which impair the standard of construction and which, according to Adenike (), Grema () and Bamisile (), are often hinged on quality of materials and workmanship and can be controlled by proper use of the.

Adopting Intelligent Buildings in Nigeria: The Hopes and Fears. Ben Ugochukwu Iwuagwu, and Margaret Chioma Ben Iwuagwu. AbstractThose outside the construction industry often wonder how inanimate building materials can be intelligent. The rapid evolution of information technology has led to the development ofFile Size: KB.

PROBLEMS OF THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY IN NIGERIA. POOR PLANNING. Poor planning in the construction industry has led to a series of problems in the past and are still causing even more.

The first angle that can be looked at as regards poor planning is the deviation from the original blue print. Another common challenge of Nigeria’s construction industry is poor quality control.

Projects embarked on are often poorly executed in terms of quality assurance. There are a number of reasons for prevailing challenge; Greed on the part of the contractor who wants to make too much profit at the expense of quality.

The construction industry is unusual because of the high proportion of self-employment in the sector – 36% in Q2compared to the average for the whole economy of 13%. New orders to the construction industry were worth £ billion in   Ejidiran called for the local production of the finishing building materials in Nigeria, adding if most of the building materials are sourced locally, it will reduce pressure on dollars since the.

of the causes of these problems in construction projects and their impact were the goals of this research. The study was conducted with questionnaire administered on sixty project managers of on-going building projects in Lagos, Nigeria.

The respondents were required to evaluate causes of buildability problems in construction projects on a five. Construction industry and Taxation in Nigeria. The construction industry is a large and significant economic sector of most nations, like Nigeria, which (Ojo and Awodele, ) undertakes infrastructural projects and contributes about half of the total stock of national fixed File Size: KB.

construction industry. Aim and Objectives of the study The aim of the study is to find out the factors affecting construction cost in Nigeria and proffer solutions to how construction cost c an be minimized.

The objectives of the study are as follows: 1. To identify the main factors affecting construction cost in Nigeria File Size: KB. privatisation, liberalisation and commercialisation, have been instrumental in economic policies in Nigeria.

These initiatives, which aim at restructuring and reshaping the economy, may have affected the dynamics of the labour market in the country. In this sense, labour market logic and labour utilisa-tion may be affected by these policies.

This paper examines the threats and opportunities of globalization on building practice in Nigeria, by means of available literature, statistics (secondary data) and expert opinion survey.

Literature Building Practice in Nigeria Organized building practice in Nigeria dates back to the s when the very few construction activities of. industrialization policy to propel the growth of the industrial sector in Nigeria informed the policy shift to small-scale industrialization policy. Small scale enterprises presently maintain a very strong presence in the economy, playing a leading role in the industrial development of the country (Okafor, ).

Ameh and Odusami () posited that construction industry in Nigeria comprises a group of heterogeneous and fragmented firms and, within firms, there is often a great diversity of activities. No other industry has similar characteristics. Typically, a large construction company may be engaged in activities ranging from general building andCited by:.

() examined the impact of libera lization policies on the building construction industry in Nigeria. The study obser ved that the building construction indust ry in any.The structure of the Nigerian economy is typical of an underdeveloped country.

Between andthe primary sector, in particular the oil and gas sector, dominated GDP, accounting for over 95 per cent of export earnings and about 85 per cent of government revenue.

The industrial sector accounts for 6 per cent of economic activity, while inthe manufacturing sector contributed only. The negative impact of the construction activities on the economy and the environment has necessitated the need for a green policy formulation and framework in developing country like Nigeria.

The Current State of Green Building Development in Nigerian Construction Industry: Policy and Implications. Authors; (NBC), and National Author: Abiodun Olatunji Abisuga, Tope Femi Okuntade.