Explaining divergence in the long-term effects of precolonial centralization on access to public infrastructure services in Nigeria

World Development Vol/Iss. 121 Elsevier Amsterdam Published In Pages: 123-140
By Archibong, Belinda


Precolonial centralization will be positively correlated with access to federally administered public services. (135)


Federally administered public services measured included grid electricity (p<0.1), night light density (p<0.1), flush toilets (p>0.1), health professional density (p<0.1), yellow fever immunization (p<0.05), and meningitis immunization (p<0.05).


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Ordinary least squares regressionMostly supportedSee noteUNKNOWNUNKNOWN