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      <JournalTitle>African Journal of Health Economics</JournalTitle>
      <Volume-Issue>Volume 9 Issue 1</Volume-Issue>
      <Season>June 2020</Season>
      <ArticleType>Review &amp; Research</ArticleType>
      <ArticleTitle>Impact of HIV/AIDS on labour productivity in Nigeria</ArticleTitle>
          <FirstName>Mohammed Bello</FirstName>
      <Abstract>Background: Undoubtedly, HIV/AIDS negatively affects labour productivity. The negative impact of HIV/AIDS on labour productivity arises from its adverse effect on health, experience level, and size of labour force. Labour productivity is adversely affected as the worsening HIV/AIDS epidemic shifts the age structure in favour of younger and less experienced workers. Thus, the paper examined the impact of HIV/AIDS on labour productivity in Nigeria using annual time series data for the period 1990 to 2018.&#13;
Method: To determine the long-run and short-run dynamic relationships between the variables, an ARDL bound testing approach to cointegration was employed.&#13;
Findings: The results revealed that there is a long-run relationship between HIV/AIDS and labour productivity in Nigeria. In the short-run, there is a negative but insignificant relationship between HIV/AIDS and labour productivity in Nigeria. A percentage increase in HIV/AIDS caused labour productivity to decrease by about 0.14% in the short-run.&#13;
Conclusion: Therefore, the paper recommends that the government should ensure the sustainability of free Antiretroviral Therapy to People Living with HIV/AIDS. Also, the government should ensure that the Work Place Policies are adhered to protect the People Living with HIV/AIDS against any form of discrimination at the workplace.</Abstract>
      <Keywords>HIV/AIDS, Labour productivity, Nigeria</Keywords>
        <Abstract>https://ajhe.org.in/ubijournal-v1copy/journals/abstract.php?article_id=8294&amp;title=Impact of HIV/AIDS on labour productivity in Nigeria</Abstract>
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