The Impact of the AGOA Legislations on the Market Returns in Kenya

The study used an event methodology in examining the Impact of the African Growth Opportunity Act (AGOA) on the stock market returns and trade patterns between the US and Kenya. The study also examined the behavioral effects of the AGOA Legislations on investors in the Nairobi Stock Exchange. The results showed a positive impact in the stock market, at the both the market and industry levels. 

Abstract: 

The study used an event methodology in examining the Impact of the African Growth Opportunity Act (AGOA) on the stock market returns and trade patterns between the US and Kenya. The study also examined the behavioral effects of the AGOA Legislations on investors in the Nairobi Stock Exchange. The results showed a positive impact in the stock market, at the both the market and industry levels. 

Publication Type: 
Thesis
Authors: 
Yvan Nezerwe
Year of Publication: 
2011
Journal, Book, Magazine or Other Publication Title: 
Alliant International University Thesis

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