Opeyemi Akinyemi

Dr Akinyemi is a Lecturer and Researcher in the Department of Economics and Development Studies at Covenant University, Nigeria. She obtained her Bachelor, Masters and doctoral degrees from Covenant University in 2009, 2012 and 2017 respectively. Her main research interests include Energy Economics (specifically energy policy and environmental quality), sustainable development economics and policy impact evaluation using CGE models and econometrics. She has successfully executed funded research projects with grants from reputable research institutions with her research team members. She was a recipient of the 2019 Africa Guest Researcher Scholarship by the Nordic Africa Institute, Uppsala, Sweden and was selected as a 2019 Research Fellow with the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.  She is currently a reviewer for a number of peer-reviewed Journals and a member of the International Association for Energy Economics, Nigeria Association for Energy Economics and the Nigeria Institute of Management. She is a good team player, hardworking, intelligent and self-driven who demonstrates maturity, innovativeness and responsibility on any assignment assigned. As a lecturer, her teaching interest are majorly in courses such as theories of growth and development, applied econometrics, principles and theories of microeconomics and macroeconomics, quantitative analysis and petroleum economics.


Fields of specialization

Fiscal policy

Projects

Title Country Themes
ASSESSING THE ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL IMPACTS OF THE NIGERIAN RURAL ELECTRIFICATION FUND (REF-1) PROGRAMME USING A GENDER COMPUTABLE GENERAL EQUILIBRIUM MODEL Nigeria Gender & women’s empowerment , Fiscal policy

Details

Dr Opeyemi Akinyemi
Researcher and Lecturer
Covenant University
Covenant University

Contact information:

Nigeria
opeyemi.akinyemi@covenantuniversity.edu.ng

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