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PERSONAL DATA

NAME: David Olusanya AJAKAIYE
NATIONALITY: Nigerian
STATE OF ORIGIN: Osun
DATE OF BIRTH: November 1, 1949
MARITAL STATUS: Married with children
RANK: Research Professor of Economics, NISER, Ibadan., 1992
PRESENT POSITION: Executive Chairman, African Centre for Shared Development Capacity Building, Ibadan, February 1, 2012 to date

PREVIOUS  POSTS HELD    

  • Consultant, UNECA, September 2011-March 2012 worked on ERA, 2012
  • Director of Research, AERC, Nairobi, Kenya 2004- 2011
  • Director-General, NISER, Ibadan1999 to 2004
  • Head, Research and Consultancy Unit, NISER, 1988-92
  • Director, Economic Development Department, NISER,  1993-98
  • ACBF Consultant, NCEMA, Ibadan, 1995-97
  • Head, Macroeconomic & Strategic Modeling Unit, NISER 1998-99
  • Head, Population Research Unit, NISER, 1997 to date
  • Project Manager, Population Research Fund, NISER, Ibadan (1997 -99)
  • Consultant Economist, Federal Ministry of National Planning, Lagos (1986-87)
  • Consultant Economist, National Centre for Economic Management and Administration, Ibadan, 1985

POSTAL ADDRESS    P.O. Box 20247, U.I. Post Office, Ibadan
RESIDENTIAL ADDRESS    No 35, Arigidi Street, Bodija Estate, Ibadan.
E-Mail: ajakaiye_olu@yahoo.com
Mobile: 234-810-272-3533;

UNIVERSITIES ATTENDED

  • University of Ibadan, Ibadan Sept.  1971 – June, 1974
  • University of Ibadan, Ibadan: Sept.  1975 – Nov. 1977
  • Boston University, Boston, U.S.A.: Sept. 1978 – June 1983

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • B.Sc.  (Econs) Honours, Ibadan:   June, 1974
  • M.Phil.  (Econs) Ibadan:          Nov. 1977
  • M.A. (Pol. Econ.) Boston:         Jan. 1982
  • Ph.D. (Econs) Boston:             Jan. 1984

AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION

  • Theory (Microeconomics and Macroeconomics)
  • Public Enterprise Economics
  • Regional Economics
  • Industrial, Energy and Environmental Economics
  • Economic Development Policy Analysis and Planning
  • Quantitative Economics (Econometrics, Input-output Analysis,
  • Computable General Equilibrium Modeling and Optimization Techniques).

SCHOLARSHIPS AND FELLOWSHIPS

  • John Holt Scholarship 1971 – 74
  • NISER Fellowship 1978 – 83
  • IDRC Dissertation Research Grant Recipient, 1983 – 84
  • AERC Visiting Fellowship, Dept of Economics, Universite Laval, Quebec City, Canada, 1993

HONOURS, DISTINCTION AND MEMBERSHIP OF LEARNED SOCIETIES

  • Distinction, Doctoral Thesis Examination, Department of Economics, Boston University,     Boston, U.S.A, June, 1983
  • Research Cadre Best Worker, NISER, 1989
  • Research Cadre Best Worker, NISER, 1990
  • Research Cadre Best Worker, NISER, 1991
  • Life Member, Nigerian Economics Society
  • Member, African Studies Association of USA, 1984-
  • Member, West African Economics Association, 1980-

THESES

  1. Public Enterprise Price Liberalization Policy Under Alternative Fiscal Policy Regimes: An Input-Output Model of Short Run Impacts with Simulations for Nigeria.  (A. Ph.D. Dissertation submitted to the Graduate School, Boston University, January, 1984).
  2. The Role of Steel in Nigeria’s Economic Development (M.Phil Thesis submitted to the Graduate School, University of Ibadan, November 1977)

PUBLICATIONS:
Books

  1. Ajakaiye D. Olu (1990) Public Enterprise Policies in Nigeria.  A Macro-Economic Impact Analysis (NISER, Ibadan)
  2. Phillips A.O and Ajakaiye D. Olu (ed.) (1991) Nigerian Economy and Society: Economic Policy and Development, 1988 – 89 (NISER, Ibadan)
  3. Phillips A.O and Ajakaiye D. Olu (ed.) (1993) Nigerian Economy and Society: Economic Policy and Development, 1990 – 91 (NISER, Ibadan)
  4. Olisadebe E.U and Ajakaiye D.O. eds. (1996) Conceptual and Methodlogical Framework for Informal Sector Research in Nigeria (CBN/NISER, Abuja and Ibadan, Nigeria)
  5. Phillips A.O. & Ajakaiye D.Olu (ed.) (1996) Population-Environment Interactions in Nigeria (NISER, Ibadan)
  6. Ajakaiye D.O and Akande S.O. (ed) (1999) A Characterization of Industrial Demand for Major Agricultural Commodities in Nigeria (NISER, Ibadan)
  7. Ajakaiye D.O. and Benjamin S A. (ed.) (1999) Issues in the Review of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (NISER, Ibadan)
  8. Ajakaiye D.O and Akinbinu B (ed.) (2000) Strategic Issues in Nigerian Development in a Globalizing and Liberalizing World (NISER, Ibadan)
  9. Howard Stein, Olu Ajakaiye and Peter Lewis (ed) (2002) Deregulation and Banking Crisis in Nigeria: A Comparative Study ( Palgrave, New York)
  10. Ajakaiye D. Olu and F.O.Nyemutu Roberts (ed.) (2002) Meeting the Challenges of Sustainable Democracy in Nigeria (NISER, Ibadan)
  11. Ajakaiye D. Olu and I.O. Orubuloye (2002) Health Seeking Behaviour in Nigeria (NISER, Ibadan)
  12. Ajakaiye D. Olu and O.F. Odumosu (ed.) (2002) Socio-Economic Burden of HIV/AIDS Epidemic in Nigeria (NISER, Ibadan)
  13. Ajakaiye D. Olu and A.S. Olomola (ed.) (2003) Poverty in Nigeria: A Multi-dimensional Perspective (NISER, Ibadan)
  14. Ajakaiye D. Olu and A.S. Olomola (ed.) (2003) Research Issues in the Management of Socio-Economic Transformations in Nigeria (NISER, Ibadan)
  15. Ajakaiye and T. Ademola Oyejide (eds) (2012) Trade Infrastructure and Economic Development (Routeledge Milton Park, UK) Ch. 1

Monographs

  1. Ajakaiye D. Olu (1989) Model-Based Estimates of Sectoral Intermediate Input Demands for Nigeria: 1974 – 1977 (NISER, Monograph Series No 1)
  2. Ajakaiye D. Olu (1991) Inter-Industry Linkages in Nigeria, 1974-77 (NISER, Monograph Series No. 1)
  3. Ajakaiye D. Olu (1991) Sectoral Price Effects of Exchange Rate Depreciation in Nigeria (NISER, Monograph Series)
  4. Ajakaiye D. Olu,(1994) A Macroeconomic Model for Simulating Employment and Manpower Implications of Macroeconomic Policies in Nigeria (National Manpower Board, Lagos)
  5. Ajakaiye D.O. and Ojowu O.(1994) Exchange Rate Depreciation and the Structure of Sectoral Prices in Nigeria Under Alternative Pricing Regimes (African Economic Research Consortium Research Paper No. 25)
  6. Ajakaiye D. Olu (1995) Short Run Macroeconomic Effects of Bank Lending Rates in Nigeria, 1987-91: A Computable General Equilibrium Analysis (African Economic Research Consortium Research Paper No. 34)
  7. Phillips A.O., Ajakaiye D.O. and others (1996) NISER Survey of Business Conditions, Experience and Expectatitions, 1995 (NISER. Ibadan)
  8. Ajakaiye D.O. and E.U. Olisadebe (1997) A Study of Nigeria’s Informal Foreign Exchange Market (CBN/NISER, Abuja and Ibadan, Nigeria)
  9. Phillips A.O., Ajakaiye D.O. and others (1997) NISER Survey of Business Conditions, Experience and Expectatitions, 1997 (NISER. Ibadan)
  10. Ajakaiye O. (1997) Structural Adjustment Programme and Changes in the Structure of Production in Nigeria, 1986-94 (NCEMA Monograph Series No. 9)
  11. Ajakaiye D.O. and S.O. Akande (1998) National Agricultural Research Programme in Nigeria, The Efficacy of Policy Studies (NISER, Ibadan)
  12. Ajakaiye D.Olu, E.C. Ndekwu and G.O. Falokun (1998) Population Dynamics and Economic Policy: A Simulation Model for Analyzing Impact of Macroeconomic Policies on Population in Nigeria ( Population Research Fund Management Unit, NISER, Ibadan)
  13. Ajakaiye D.O. (1999) Macroeconomic Effects of VAT in Nigeria: A computable General Equilibrium Analysis (African Economic Research Consortium,
  14. Research Paper No.97, Nairobi, Kenya)
  15. Ajakaiye D.Olu (2000) Economic Development in Nigeria, A Review of Experience During the 1990s (NISER Monograph Series No. 1)
  16. Ajakaiye D. Olu and V.A. Adeyeye (2001) The Nature of Poverty in Nigeria (NISER Monograph Series No. 13)

 Journal Articles

  1. Ajakaiye D. Olu (1982) “Investment Allocation Strategy for Even Regional Growth in an Economy with Leontief-Type Production Function: A  Note” Nigerian Journal of Economic and Social Studies (NJESS), Vol. 24, No. 1, pp 199-208)
  2. Ajakaiye D. Olu (1984) “Impact of Policy on Public Enterprise Performance in Nigeria”.  NJESS, Vol. 26, No. 3, pp 371-386.
  3. Ajakaiye D. Olu (1985) “A Model of Economic Impacts of Export Promotion in Dependent Economies with Applications for Nigeria” NJESS. Vol. 27, No 3, pp 263-272
  4. Ajakaiye D. Olu (1985) “Sectoral Price Effects of Liberalizing Nigerian Public Enterprises: 1974 – 78” NJESS Vol. 27, No. 2, pp147-162
  5. Ajakaiye D. Olu (1985) “Short Run Effects of Devaluation on Balance of Payments: The Influence of Import     Structures”. NJESS, Vol 27 No 1, pp1-10.
  6. Ajakaiye D. Olu (1987) “The Structural Adjustment  Programme and the Fifth Development Plan” in Nigeria Banking Annual  pp. 30 – 33.
  7. Ajakaiye D. Olu and Ariyo A (1989) “Towards a Successful Perspective Planning Efforts in African Mixed Economies” NJESS. Vol 31 Nos 1,2 &3,
  8. Ajakaiye D. Olu (1989) “An Analytical Framework for Assessing National Economic Impacts of Development Projects in Nigeria” Research for Development, vol 6, No.1, pp 203-211.
  9. Ajakaiye D. Olu (1992) “Challenges of the Nigerian Banking Sector: A Macroeconomic Overview” in New Nigerian Bank Economic and Business Review, Vol.1 No 1, pp. 1-9.
  10. Ajakaiye D. Olu (1994) “Optimal Self-Reliance Strategy Under Environmental Resource Constraints” Journal of Economic Management Vol. 1 No. 1
  11. Ajakaiye D.O. and Ojowu O. (1994) “The Relative Price Effects of Exchange Rate Depreciation in Nigeria Under Fixed and Fixed/Flexible Mark-up Pricing Regimes” (World Development, Vol 22 No. 8, August pp1175-1182)
  12. Ajakaiye D. Olu (1995) “Incidence Analysis of Value Added Tax in Nigeria: A Computable General Equilibrium Approach” African Journal of Economic Policy, Vol. 2 No. 2., pp1-16.
  13. Ajakaiye D. Olu and Roberts F.O.N. (1995) “Social Science Research in Nigeria: Which Way Forward” Annals of the Social Science Council of Nigeria No.7, Jan-Dec. pp. 1-22.
  14. Ajakaiye D. Olu and Roberts F.O.N. (1995) “Social Science Research in Nigeria: The Problem of Policy Relevance” Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, Vol. 8 No.2 University of Transkei, pp 249-268
  15. Ajakaiye D.O. (1996) ” Public Enterprise Reforms in West Africa: Issues and Research Agenda” Research For Development, Vol 11 Nos. 1&2, pp 13-24.
  16. Ajakaiye D. Olu and Odusola A. F. (1996) “Price Effects of Value Added Tax in Nigeria” Policy Analysis Series Vol 2 No. 2 pp 48-68
  17. Ajakaiye D. Olu (2003) “Price and Exchange Rate Stability in Nigeria: Achievements, Constraints and Policy Options” First Bank of Nigeria Quarterly Review, Vol. 3 No.5, June, pp 60-72
  18. Ajakaiye D. Olu and A.S. Olomola (1999) Concepts and Methodological Issues in Poverty Alleviation  The Bullion Vol. 23 No. 4 Oct-Dec. pp 3-10. (Central Bank of Nigeria)
  19. Ajakaiye D. Olu and A.I. Ayodele (2000) “The Imperative for Energizing the Industrial Transformation in Nigeria” The Bullion Vol. 24 No. 2 Apr-June pp 51-58. (Central Bank of Nigeria)
  20. Ajakaiye D. Olu  (1999) Towards Effective Budgeting Under a Democratic System” The Bullion Vol. 23 No. 1 Jan-March pp 65-68. (Central Bank of Nigeria)

Chapters in Books

  1. Ajakaiye D. Olu (1987) “The Structural Adjustment Programme for Nigeria: Its Impacts on Prices and Incomes” in A.O. Phillips and E.C. Ndekwu (eds), Structural Adjustment in A Developing Economy: The Case of Nigeria. (NISER, Ibadan) Chapter 17
  2. Ajakaiye D. Olu (1988) “Prices, Wages and Incomes: Survey of 1987 Policies, Their Impacts and Policy Recommendations for 1988 and Beyond” in A.O. Phillips and E.C. Ndekwu (eds) Economic Policy and Development in Nigeria 1987 (NISER) Chapter,
  3. Ajakaiye D. Olu (1988) “Motives and Consequences of Privatizing the Nigerian Public Enterprises Under SAP” in Privatization of Public Enterprises in Nigeria, Proceedings of One-Day Seminar, Nigerian Economic Society.
  4. Ajakaiye D. Olu (1990) “Balance Between Public and Private Investment Programmes” in O.A. Adeyemo and E.C. Ndekwu (ed) Readings in Public Expenditure Programming in Nigeria (NCEMA, Ibadan.) Chapter 5.
  5. Ajakaiye D. Olu (1991) “Prices and Incomes: A Review of Policies and Developments, 1988 – 89″ in A.O Phillips and D. Olu Ajakaiye (ed) Nigerian Economy and Society: Economic Policy and Development 1988 – 89 (NISER, Ibadan) Chapter 5
  6. Ajakaiye D. Olu (1992) Implications, Potential Benefits and Costs of Europe 92 for Developing Countries in Obadan M.I.(ed) The Single European market (Europe 1992) and the Developing Countries (Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Benin, Benin-City)
  7. Ajakaiye D. Olu (1992) Marketing Acceptance of Research Findings to Policy Makers in Sanusi Haroun Usman (ed) Public Policy Coordination in Nigeria (NIPSS, Kuru)
  8. Ajakaiye D. O. (1993) Employment Effects of Foreign Exchange and Interest Rates Policies in Nigeria, 1990-91 in Oyejide T.A and Obadan M.I Applied Economics and Economic Policy: In Honour of Emmanuel C. Edozien
  9. Ajakaiye D.Olu (1993) Prices and Incomes: A Review of Policies and Developments, 1990-91 in A.O. Phillips and Ajakaiye D.Olu (ed) Nigerian Economy and Society: Economic Policy and Development 1990-91 (NISER, Ibadan) Chapter 7
  10. Ajakaiye D.O. and Omole (1994) “Impact of Commercial Bank Lending Rates on Inflation in Nigeria” in Atsain A., Wangwe S. and Gordon-Drabek A. Economic Policy experience in Africa, What have We Learned? (African Economic Research Consortium, Nairobi, Kenya)
  11. Ajakaiye D. Olu(1994) Sectoral Planning Process in Obadan M.I. and Ogiogio G.O Nigeria in Planning and Budgeting in Nigeria (NCEMA, Ibadan)
  12. Ajakaiye D. Olu and J.O. Oladoye (1995) “Input-Output Analysis in Nigeria” in Iwayemi A (ed) Macroeconomic Policy Issues in an Open Economy: Case Study of Nigeria (NCEMA, Ibadan)
  13. Ajakaiye D. Olu (1995) “A Computable General Equilibrium Analysis of the Effects of Commercial Bank Lending Rates in Nigeria” in Obadan Mike I and M.A. Iyoha (ed) Macroeconomic Policy Analysis: Tools, Techniques and Applications to Nigeria (NCEMA, Ibadan)
  14. Ajakaiye D. Olu and Akerele W.O. (1996) “Overview of Conceptual and Methodological Issues in Informal Sector Research” in Olisadebe and Ajakaiye eds (1996) Conceptual and Methodological Framework for Informal Sector Research in Nigeria (CBN/NISER, Abuja and Ibadan, Nigeria) Chapter 2.
  15. Ajakaiye D. Olu and J.O. Oladoye (1996) “Input-Output Models with Illustrative Applications Using Nigerian Data” in Obadan Mike I and M.A. Iyoha (ed) Macroeconomic Policy Analysis: Tools, Techniques and Applications to Nigeria (NCEMA, Ibadan)
  16. Ajakaiye Olu and Adedoyin Soyibo (1999) “Trade Liberalization in Nigeria, 1970-93: Episodes, Credibility and Impact” in Oyejide Ademola, Benno Ndulu and Jan Willem Gunning (ed) Regional Integration and Trade Liberalization in Sub-Saharan Africa (AERC and CREDIT)
  17. Ajakaiye D. Olu  “The Role of Policy Research Institutes in Policy Making in Nigeria” in Ekpo A.H (ed) (2000) Proceedings of Senior National Policy Workshop on Fiscal and Monetary Policy During Structural Adjustment in Nigeria (Nigerian Economic Society and AERC)
  18. Ajakaiye Olu (2002) “Banking Sector Reforms and Economic Performance in Nigeria” in  Howard Stein, Olu Ajakaiye and Peter Lewis (ed) (2002) Deregulation and Banking Crisis in Nigeria: A Comparative Study ( Palgrave, New York) Ch. 5
  19. Ajakaiye D. Olu (2002) “Elements of Socio-Economic Burden of HIV/AIDS in Nigeria” in Ajakaiye D. Olu and O.F. Odumosu (2002) Socio-Economic Burden of HIV/AIDS Epidemic in Nigeria (NISER, Ibadan)
  20. Ajakaiye D. Olu (2003) “Instrumentality of Planning in the Management of Social  Transformations (MOST) in Nigeria” in Ajakaiye D. Olu and A.S. Olomola (2003) Research Issues in the Management of Socio-Economic Transformations in Nigeria (NISER, Ibadan)
  21. Ajakaiye Olu (2004) “The Centrality of Planning to Alternative Development Paradigm in Africa” in Bade Onimode (ed) African Development and Governance Strategies in the 21st Century (Zed Boks, Lonond, New York) Ch. 5
  22. Ajakaiye Olu (2005) “Role of the State in financial Sector Development in Sub-Saharan Africa” in Jan Joost Teunissen and Age Akkerman (ed) African in the World Economy: National, Regional and International Challenges (FONDAD, The Hague) Ch. 7
  23. Ajakaiye Olu (2007) “Leveling the Playing Field:  Strengthening the Role of African Research in Policy Making in and for Sub-Saharan Africa” in Elias Ayuk and M.A. Maruoani (ed) The Policy Paradox in Africa: Strengthening The Links Between Economic Research and Policy Making (Africa World Press Inc., New Jersey) Ch. 1
  24. Ajakaiye Olu (2008) “Towards Securing Fiscal Policy Coordination in Nigeria” in Paul Collier, Chukwuma C. Soludo and Catherine Pattilo (eds) Economic Policy Options for a Prosperous Nigeria (Palgrave Macmillan, New York), Ch. 9
  25. Ajakaiye Olu, Paul Collier and Akpan H. Ekpo (2011) “Management of Resource Revenue in Nigeria” in Paul Collier and Anthony J, Venables (eds) Plundered Nations? Successes and Failures in Natural Resource Extraction  (Palgrave Macmillan, New York) Ch. 7
  26. Olu Ajakaiye and T. Ademola Oyejide (2012) “ Introduction and Overview” in Olu Ajakaiye and T. Ademola Oyejide (eds) Trade Infrastructure and Economic Development (Routeledge Milton Park, UK) Ch. 1

TECHNICAL/CONSULTANCY REPORTS

  1. Ajakaiye D. Olu(1985) Economic Recovery Policies and Programmes in Sierra-Leone (ECOWAS) Secretariat, Lagos)
  2. Ajakaiye D.Olu (1986) “Features of Perspective Planning in Nigeria” (Report prepared for the NISER Research Team on Perspective Planning in Nigeria,).
  3. Ajakaiye D.Olu (1986) “A Characterization of the Future Nigerian Society for the Perspective Plan”.  (Report prepared for the NISER Research Team on Perspective Planning in Nigeria,).
  4. Owosekun A., Falusi A., Kwanashie M., Uwujaren G. Akinyosoye A. and Ajakaiye D.Olu (1986) NISER Econometric Model of the Nigerian Economy (NISER, Ibadan)
  5. Kayode M.O, Onimode Bade, Osagie E. Olofin s and Ajakaiye D. Olu (1987) Policy on Economic Liberalism: A Framework (Special Project Report prepared for NISER, Ibadan)
  6. Olofin S., Ajakaiye D.Olu, Iyaniwura J., Ohiorhenuan J and Adeniyi J (1988) Input-Output Planning Model for Nigeria (NISER, Ibadan)
  7. Ajakaiye D. Olu, Kumuyi A.J., Adeniji A., Nwosu A., Oni B. Adejunmobi A. Omogbehin A. and Omole D.A. (1988) NISER Annual Monitoring Research Programme: A Draft Prospectus. (NISER, Ibadan. December)
  8. Ndekwu E.C., Ajakaiye D. Olu Adeyeye V. and Agbola T. (1988) Abeokuta Master Plan: Economic Base (NISER, Ibadan)
  9. Ajakaiye D. Olu (1987) “Economy-wide Effects of Interest Rate Liberalization: Model Simulation Results” (Draft Prepared for the Special Brainstorming Session on Interest Rate Deregulation, August.)
  10. Ajakaiye D. Olu,(1990) Causes of High Prices of Locally Manufactured Goods in Nigeria (An Interministerial Study Coordinated for the Federal Ministry of Budget and Planning, Lagos)
  11. Ndekwu E.C., Ajakaiye D.Olu, Aregbeyen J.B.O and Moloye O. (1990) Oyo State Health Study: Inventory of Health Facilities, (Report Submitted to the Federal Ministry of Health, Lagos)
  12. Ndekwu E.C. Ajakaiye D. Olu, Aregbeyen J.B.O and Moloye O (1991) Oyo State Health Study: In-depth Study of Cost of Health Care Delivery, (A Report Submitted to the Federal Ministry of Health, Lagos)
  13. Ndekwu E.C. Ajakaiye D. Olu, Egwaikhide F and Others (1991) Review of the Nigerian Tax System, (Report Prepared for the  Federal Ministry of Finance, Lagos.)
  14. Ajakaiye D.Olu, Oni B. Olaore G. and Others (1991) Production and Utilization of High and Middle Level Manpower in Nigeria (A Report Prepared for the Committee on Higher Education in Nigeria, National Universities Commission, Lagos)
  15. Ajakaiye D. Olu (1991) “Sources of Financing for Spin-off Industries in Nigeria: An Appraisal” A Research Project Report on Spin-off Industries in Nigeria submitted to Technical Committee on Privatization and Commercialization by NISER
  16. Ajakaiye D. Olu,(1992) “A Macroeconomic Model for Simulating Employment and Manpower Implications of Macroeconomic Policies in Nigeria” (A Study Report prepared for International Labour Organization Project NIR/90/020).
  17. Ajakaiye D. Olu (1993) Study of the Macroeconomic Impact of Deregulating Prices of Petroleum Products in Nigeria (A Research Report Prepared for the National Planning Commission, Lagos)
  18. Ajakaiye D. Olu (1994) Cost Structure Analysis (A Research Report Prepared for the National Planning Commission, Lagos)
  19. Ajakaiye D.Olu and A.S. Olomola (1994) Macroeconomic Policies and Poverty in Nigeria (A Research Report Prepared for the World Bank)
  20. A. O. Phillips, D.O. Ajakaiye and S. O. Akande (1995) Economic Background to National Agricultural Research Strategy Plan (A Research Report Prepared for the National Agricultural Research Project, Federal Ministry of Agriculture)
  21. Ajakaiye D.O., Ajayi S.S and Imovbore A (1995) Mid-Term Review of National Agricultural Research Project: Natural Resource Management/Faming System and Socio-Economic/Policy Research (A Review Prepared for the NARP Secretariat, Moor Plantation, Ibadan, November).
  22. Ajakaiye D.O. (1997) Renewed Donor Support for Institutional Economic Research in Africa (Report Prepared for IDRC, Dakar and submitted to the Committee of Managers of Economic Research Centers in West and Central Africa as well as Donor’s Conference at The Hague, Netherlands)
  23. Ajakaiye D.O. (1998) An Empirical Study of the Impact of Budget Deficit on Prices and Output in Nigeria (A NISER Study Conducted for the  National Planning Commission)
  24. Ajakaiye D.O (1998) Development and Operationalization of Short-Term Macroeconometric Model and Medium-term Multisectoral General Equilibrium Model of the Nigerian Economy (Report Submitted to National Planning Commission)
  25. Ajakaiye D.O. and A.O Phillips (2000) Towards Mobilizing Resources in Favour of Building Knowledge System in Nigeria (A Consultancy Report Submitted to IDRC, Dakar)
  26. Ajakaiye D. Olu and Stephen L. Harris (2000) Evaluation Report of The Coordinated African Program on Assistance in Services (CAPAS) (Report Submitted to Carnegie Corporation, New York and IDRC, Ottawa)
  27. Ajakaiye D.O (1999) Report of Mid-Term Review of Botswana Institute of Development Policy Analysis (BIDPA) (Submitted to ACBF, Harare Zimbabwe)
  28. Ajakaiye et. al. Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper of Nigeria (2002) ( A Report Submitted to Economic Policy Coordinating Committee, Office of Vice President, Abuja)
  29. Ajakaiye D. Olu and Dominique Njinkeu (2003) Report of Scoping Study on Policy Research in Trade, Employment and Competitiveness in West and Central Africa (Submitted to IDRC, Dakar and Nairobi)
  30. Ajakaiye D. Olu  (2003) Globalization and Rural Poverty in Nigeria (Final Research Report  Submitted to FASID, Tokyo, Japan)
  31. Ajakaiye Olu (2007) Recent Economic Development Experiences of China, India, Malaysia and South Korea: Some Lessons for Capacity Building in Africa (Paper prepared for the ACBF Second Pan African Capacity

POLICY MEMORANDA SENT TO GOVT SUBMITTED TO GOVERNMENT UNDER MY LEADERSHIP AT NISER, 1999-2003

  1. Policy Memorandum No. 1, 1999:  Managing the Development of the NIGER DELTA Area:   A Case for a Special Development Plan.
  2. Policy Memorandum No. 2, 1999:   Presidential Priority Issues: ECOMOG
  3. Policy Memorandum No. 3, 1999:  Presidential Priority Issues: Political and Constitutional Restructuring.
  4. Policy Memorandum No. 4, 1999:  Presidential Priority Issues: Corruption, Drugs and Organized Fraud.
  5. Policy Memorandum No. 5, 1999:  Presidential Priority Issues: Law and Order IN Nigeria: The case of Armed Robbery and Cultism in Educational Institutions
  6. Policy Memorandum No. 6, 1999:  Presidential Priority Issues: Resolving the Crisis in the Oil Producing Areas
  7. Policy Memorandum No. 7, 1999:  Presidential Priority Issues: Agricultural Subsidy in Nigeria.
  8. Policy Memorandum No. 8, 1999:  Presidential Priority Issues: Resuscitating Nigeria’s Oil Sector
  9. Policy Memorandum No. 9, 1999:  Presidential Priority Issues: Supply and Distribution of Petroleum Products
  10. Policy Memorandum No. 10, 1999:  Presidential Priority Issues: Resuscitation of Nigeria’s Manufacturing Industry
  11. Policy Memorandum No. 11, 1999:  Presidential Priority Issues: Resuscitating Nigeria’s Infrastructural Sectors
  12. Policy Memorandum No. 12, 1999:  Presidential Priority Issues: Exchange Rate Management in Nigeria
  13. Policy Memorandum No. 13, 1999: Presidential Priority Issues: Trade Policy in Nigeria
  14. Policy Memorandum No. 14, 1999: Presidential Priority Issues: Creating a Conducive Climate for Investment Recovery in Nigeria
  15. Policy Memorandum No. 15, 1999: Policy Thrust for the 2000 Federal Budget
  16. Policy Memorandum No. 16, 1999: Review of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
  17. Policy Memorandum No. 1, 2000: The Review of the Remuneration of Public Office Holders
  18. Policy Memorandum No. 2, 2000: The Adverse Effects of Locating a Petrol Filling Station Opposite NISER Main Campus
  19. Policy Memorandum No. 3, 2000: Poverty Alleviation Programme in Nigeria
  20. Policy Memorandum No. 4, 2000: Towards Securing a Steady, Adequate and Efficient Supply and Distribution of Petroleum Products in Nigeria
  21. Policy Memorandum No. 5, 2000: Suggestions for Improving the Draft Trade Policy of Nigeria.
  22. Policy Memorandum No. 1, 2001: Views and Comments on the Recommendations of the Special Committee on Review of Petroleum Products, Supply and Distribution
  23. Policy Memorandum No. 2, 2001: Managing the Perceived Food Crisis in Nigeria
  24. Policy Memorandum No. 3, 2001: Sustaining Democracy in Nigeria
  25. Policy Memorandum No. 4, 2001: Terrorist Attacks on the United States of America: Implications, Likely Spillovers and Lessons for Nigeria.
  26. Policy Memorandum No.1, 2002: National Security in Nigeria
  27. Policy Memorandum No. 2, 2002: The structure of the Nigerian Economy and role of the State in Nigerian Economic Development: Highlights of Findings and Policy Recommendations
  28. Policy Memorandum No.3, 2002: Growth of Agricultural Production and the Role of the State in Nigerian Agricultural Development: highlights of Findings and Policy Recommendations
  29. Policy Memorandum No. 4, 2002: Preliminary Suggestions for the Proposed Bill on Contract Procurement in Nigeria
  30. Policy Memorandum No. 5, 2002: Provisions and Practice of Citizenship and Rights on Nigeria
  31. Policy Memorandum No. 6, 2002: Distillations from Proceedings of 2003 Budget Summit:, Lokoja, August 15-16, 2002
  32. Policy Memorandum No. 1, 2003: Review of the Structure of Local Government Councils in Nigeria
  33. Policy Memorandum No. 2, 2003: Strategic Approaches to Enhancing Food Supply and Food Security in Nigeria
  34. Policy Memorandum No. 3, 2003: Issues for Consideration in the Preparation of the 2004 Federal Government Budget

RESEARCH COORDINATION/LEADERSHIP AT NISER

  1. Coordinator, NISER Annual Monitoring Research Programme (1990-99)
  2. National Coordinator, NISER/SSCN Research Network on Impact of Liberalization Policies in Nigeria: An IDRC Funded Research Network (1995-97)
  3. Institute Coordinator, NISER Impact Analysis of Structural Adjustment Programme., 1995-97
  4. Institute Coordinator, NISER Studies in Sustainable Development in Nigeria
  5. NISER Coordinator, CBN/NISER Collaborative Study of the Informal Economy, 1995-99
  6. National Coordinator, Socio-Economic Policy Research Component of the Nationally Coordinated Agricultural Research Project, 1995-1999
  7. Coordinator, Strategic Issues Study, NISER, Ibadan (1999)
  8. Institute Coordinator, African Futures Studies, African Futures Network, UNDP, Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire (1997 to 1999)
  9. Project Director, NISER Review of Nigerian Development, 1999-date
  10. Project Director, Microeconomic Impact of Macro and Adjustment  Policies in Nigeria, 2003 to date
  11. Project Director, Management of Social Transformations in Nigeria, 1999-date
  12. Project Director, NISER Survey of Business Conditions, Experience and Expectations, 1995 to date
  13. Project Director, CBN Baseline Survey of Small and Medium Scale Industries, 2003-date
  14. Project Director, The State and Nigerian Development, 2000-2001
  15. Project Director, Remuneration of Public Office Holders in Nigeria, 2000-2002
  16. Project Director, Poverty in Nigeria, A Multi-Dimensional Perspective, 2002-2003
  17. Project Director, Public-Private Partnership and Nigeria’s Development, 2003-2004
  18. Project Director, Nigeria Millennium Development Report, 2003-2004
  19. Project Director, Effectiveness of Public Spending in Nigeria, 2003-2004

RESEARCH LEADERSHIP AT AERC, 2004 to 2011

  1. Export Supply Response Capacity Constraints
  2. China-Africa Economic Relations Scoping Studies
  3. China-Africa Economic Relations In-depth Studies
  4. Reproductive Health, Economic Growth and Poverty Reduction in Africa
  5. ICT Policy and Economic Development in Africa
  6. Improving Institutions for Pro-Poor Growth
  7. Institutions and Service Delivery in Africa
  8. Construction and Operationalization of Service Delivery Indicators in Africa
  9. Health, Economic Growth and Poverty Reduction in Africa
  10. Understanding Links Between Economic Growth and Poverty in Africa

CONFERENCE/WORKSHOP COORDINATION/FACILITATION

  1. First National Conference on Public Expenditure Programming in Nigeria by NCEMA November 19 – December 6, 1986.  (Assistant Coordinator)
  2. Second National Conference on Public Expenditure Programming in Nigeria April 21 – May 9, 1987 (Assistant Coordinator)
  3. National Workshop on Perspective Planning in Nigeria Oct. 17 – 19, 1988 Lagos     (Co-Coordinator)
  4. National Workshop on Public Utilities in Nigeria Urban Centres (May 25 – 26,     1987 (Asst. Coordinator).
  5. CODESRIA International Seminar on Structural Adjustment and Agrarian Change in Africa, June 10-14, 1991 (Coordinator, Local Organizing Committee).
  6. National Workshop on Index of Building Starts (Coordinator)
  7. CBN/NISER Methodological Workshop on Informal Sector Activities in Nigeria Feb. 1996
  8. NPC Training Workshop on Macroeconomic Modeling (1997 -99)
  9. Policy Research and Research Methodology Workshop for Staff of RPA, NPC (June, 1998)
  10. Facilitator, Training Programme on CGE Modeling for Selected Members of AERC Researcher Network, 1994
  11. Facilitator, Training Programme on CGE Modeling for Selected Members of AERC Research Network, 1995

PARTICIPATION IN NATIONAL LEVEL COMMITTEES/ASSIGNMENTS

  1. Special Inter-Ministerial Committee on the Review of 5th Plan Guidelines, Federal Ministry of National Planning, Lagos, 1985.
  2. Member, National Technical Committee on the Census of Industrial Production, Federal  Office of Statistics, Lagos 1987 to 2004.
  3. Interministerial Committee on High Prices of Locally Manufactured Goods,
  4. Federal Ministry of Budget and Planning, Lagos, 1991
  5. CODESRIA/NISER Representative, Planning Meeting on Joint Africa-India Study     on adjustment Policy, Indian International Center, New Delhi, India, September 30 – October 2, 1991.
  6. NISER Representative, Joint Planning Board Meetings, 1985 to 1999
  7. Member, FOS/NISER Task Force on Input-Output Table for Nigeria, 1990-2004
  8. Member, Steering Committee on the National Data Bank, 1989
  9. Chairman, Population Research Fund Technical Committee, Federal Ministry of Health/NISER/World Bank, 1995 to 1999
  10. Technical Facilitator, Vision 2010 Committee, 1997
  11. NISER Representative, Interministerial Committee on the Relations Between Nigeria and the European Union (February, 1999 )
  12. Chairman, Technical Committee on Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper, (1999-2001)
  13.  Member, Guidance Committee of PRSP, 2002-2004
  14. Member, Joint Planning Board, 1999-2004
  15. Member, National Council on Development Planning, 1999-2004
  16. Member, Governing Council, National Center for Economic Management and Administration, Ibadan 1999-2004
  17. Chairman, Training and Research Programme Committee of Governing Council, National Center for Economic Management and Administration, Ibadan 1999-date
  18. Member, Drafting Committee, National Economic Empowerment and Development Strategy, 2003
  19. Chairman, National Technical Advisory Council on Statistics, 1999-2004

Membership/Chairmanship of NISER Committees:

  1. Member, Computer Committee, 1984 – 86.
  2. Member, Publications Committee 1986.
  3. Member, Research Committee, 1987-99.
  4. Chairman, Implementation Committee of the NISER Annual Monitoring Research Programme 1988-99.
  5. Member, Committee of Directors of Department, 1993-99
  6. Member, Personnel Committee, 1993-99
  7. Chairman, Committee of Directors of Department, 1999-2004
  8. Chairman, Personnel Committee, 1999-2004
  9. Chairman, Research Committee of NISER Governing Council, 2001-2004
  10. Member, NISER Governing Council, 2001-2004

Others:

  1. Member, Committee on Industrial Policy for Oyo State, 1989
  2. Member, Oyo State Library Board, 1988 -1991.
  3. Examiner (Regional Economics), Nigerian Institute of Town Planners, 1987 to         1991
  4. External Examiner, M.Sc. (Econs) Degrees, Department of     Economics, A.B.U. Zaria, 1988.
  5. External Examiner, Ph.D (Econs) Degree for a Candidate of Department of Economics, University of Jos  1993.
  6. Supervisor, Several M.Sc., M.Phil, MBA Theses, Department of Economics, University of Ibadan 1984 – 1987.
  7. Member, Several Ph.D. Thesis Committee, Department of Economics, University of Ibadan.
  8. Associate Lecturer, B.Sc. and M.Sc. Econs. Economic Development and Economic Planning Courses, Department of Economics, U.I. 1984 to 1991
  9. Research Associate, Institute of African Studies, Boston University, 1984 – 86
  10. Member, Nigeria Economy Watch Group, NISER, Ibadan, 1987-95
  11. External Examiner, M.Sc. Economics, University of Lagos, 1998- 99
  12. External Examiner, PhD Candidates, Several Nigerian Universities
  13. External Assessor, several candidates for Professorship, Associate Professorship in Nigerian and foreign universities
  14. Editor, Journal of Economic Management, NCEMA, 1995 to 2002
  15. Business Manager, African Journal of Economic Policy, University of Ibadan, 1994 -2004
  16. Vice President for Africa, Intergovernmental Council of Management of Social Transformations of UNESCO, 2000-2004
  17. Editor, Supplement of AERC Plenary Papers, Journal of African Economies, Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK. 2005-2011
  18. Guest Editor (with Prof Samuel Wangwe), African Journal of Science, Technology, Innovation and Development, Special Issue on ICTS and Economic Transformation in Africa, Vol 3, No. 3, 2011

Referees
Dr. Sarah Alade
Deputy Governor
Central Bank of Nigeria Headquarters, Abuja, Nigeria
Email: sarahalade@yahoo.com

Prof. Ademola Oyejide,
Department of Economics
University of Ibadan
Ibadan Nigeria
Email adeoyejide@yahoo.co.uk

Prof. Machiko Nissanke,
School of Oriental and African Studies,
University of London
London
Email: mn2@soas.co.uk

Prof. Paul Collier,
Department of Economics
University of Oxford
Oxford.  UK
Email: paul.collier@economics.ox.ac.uk

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