Incomes Policies and the Developing Countries: the African Experience with Special Reference to Nigeria

  • H. M. A. Onitiri
  • Akinola Owosekun
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For developed and developing countries alike, the experience of the past few years as regards the interaction between growth, incomes and employment, provides a number of valuable lessons that should be useful for the reconsideration of the advantages and disadvantages of incomes policies. However, it is with respect to the developing countries that such a reconsideration is even more urgent and, within that group, the Sub-Saharan countries which are now in the throes of a serious economic crisis.


Private Sector African Country Minimum Wage Income Distribution Money Income 
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© International Economic Association 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • H. M. A. Onitiri
    • 1
  • Akinola Owosekun
    • 2
  1. 1.UNDPLagosNigeria
  2. 2.UN African Institute for Economic DevelopmentDakarSenegal

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