THE IMPACT OF INTEREST RATE ON INVESTMENT DECISION IN NIGERIA. AN ECONOMETRIC ANALYSIS (1981-2010)
The focus of this research work is based on the impact of interest rate on investment decision in Nigeria. An econometric analysis between the periods of 1981-2010. Secondary data obtained from the central bank of Nigeria (CBN) statistical bulletin (volume 21) DEC 2010. Date was collected and empirical analysis made. To achieve these objective multiple regression was used in analyzing the data that the impact of interest rate on Nigeria prior to interest rate regulation in 1.986 and serve as guide to how interest rate can be fixed to enhance effective accumulation of savings that can channel to investment. Policy recommendation Government should in massively embarks on large-scale agriculture, manufacturing industrialization e.t.c and equally encourages small and medium scale enterprise (SMES). Public private partnership (ppp) should also be encouraged by government for efficient and effective production.