Does the Petroleum Era in the Sudan a Discriminant Era "Investigating the Monetary Sector"

(Pages 1968-1972)

Yassin Eltahir*, Elsiddig Mousa, Hamid Bacghouche and Salim Abdelkader
King Khalid University – Business College (KSA).


The study aims to test the monetary data of Sudan in order to detect whether the petroleum era is totally distinct from the none petroleum era or not . The study had used four discriminant variables which are money multiplier, velocity of money, monetary deepening and quasi money. The study seeks to know what is the more discriminant variable and can affect the monetary sector and consequently the economic activities. The study running a technique of discriminant analysis in order to answer the study's questions and test its hypothesis. The results revealed that the two periods are significantly discriminant from each other, moreover the money multiplier is the most discriminant variable in the study, while quasi money is least one. The study concluded that the petroleum era characterized by economic gains , while none-petroleum era characterized by economic losses i.e the former experienced J curve effect, while the later experienced leverage effect.


Petroleum era, discriminant variables, money multiplier.

JEL Classification:

E41; E44; E51; E51; E58.

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