Oluwasola Emmanuel Omoju

Dr. Oluwasola (‘Sola) Emmanuel Omoju is a Research Fellow at the National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies, a think tank that provides research, policy and training supports to the Nigerian and regional (including ECOWAS) parliaments. He is currently leading a project to investigate the welfare, employment and gender impacts of the policy options for renewable energy financing in Nigeria.

Dr. Omoju holds a PhD in Energy Economics from Xiamen University, China, and Bachelor and Master's degrees in Economics from the Universities of Ilorin and Lagos (Nigeria) respectively. His key research interests include energy economics and policy, public financial management, sustainable development economics and policy impact evaluation using CGE modeling and micro-econometric analysis.

He was previously a Visiting Scholar and Guest Researcher at the Institute for Sustainable Economic Development of the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU), Austria and the EDEHN Laboratory of the Universite du Havre, France.

He has received numerous academic awards and grants, including the 2014 CODESRIA-CLACSO-IDEAS South-South Collaborative Research Grant, 2017 GDN-EIB Fellowship Grant, and 2018 PEP PAGE II Research Grant. His research has been published in several international journals including Renewable Energy, Journal of Cleaner Production, Energy and Environment, and Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews.

Fields of specialization

Poverty and inequality , Fiscal policy


Title Country Themes
Empirical review of Youth Employment Policies in Nigeria” Nigeria Labour markets and employment , Youth and children
Public Investment on National Food Security Programs in Nigeria: A CGE Analysis of the Macroeconomic, Welfare and Gender Impact on Small Farm Holders in Nigeria. Nigeria Gender & women’s empowerment , Fiscal policy , Agriculture and food security
Assessment of the welfare, employment and gender impacts of policy options for renewable energy financing in Nigeria Nigeria Gender & women’s empowerment , Labour markets and employment


Dr Oluwasola Emmanuel Omoju
Research Fellow
National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies, National Assembly, Abuja, Nigeria

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