Foreign Direct Investment and poverty in Sub-Saharan African countries: the role of host absorptive capacity

Published: 5 February 2021| Version 1 | DOI: 10.17632/mhspsk5n6h.1
Sodiq Arogundade


The objective of the study is to examine the role of human capital and institutional quality on the nexus between FDI and Poverty in SSA. The data were sourced from World Bank, Penn World Table and UNCTAD. The findings suggest host absorptive capacity matter on the efficacy of FDI in reducing poverty