Emily Edoisa Ikhide

Emily is a Research Fellow in the Department of Research and Training of the National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies (NILDS). As a research fellow at NILDS, I undertake policy analysis, bill analysis, policy briefs, research reports and publications for the Institute and I also conduct research on various topical issues in the country and global which are submitted to the parliament. I have a doctorate degree in Development Finance from the University of Stellenbosch, Cape town, South Africa. My Ph.D. research focused on financing options for energy alternatives and economic growth in Nigeria. I am an experienced researcher with over five years of research experience. I had worked with the Nigerian Government at the federal and state level, including a position as a Strategic, Monitoring and Evaluation Officer.  I have presented some of my research papers at various international conferences, and three of my PhD papers have been sent to journals and have received constructive comments and due for publication. Thus, I have a good background in the subject of this research as well as the proposed methodology.

Fields of specialization

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 Emily Edoisa Ikhide
Research Fellow
National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies

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