Olufemi Obembe

Femi Obembe is a lecturer in the Department of Economics, Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife.  He holds a Masters degree in Economics and specializes in Industrial Organization and Economic Development.  His current research interest is on the assessment of Financial Inclusion and Microfinance policies on women empowerment in South/West Nigeria in collaboration with the Center for Evidence-Based Development Research and Policy, Nigeria.

Fields of specialization

Gender & women’s empowerment, Poverty and inequality , Health and nutrition, Education and training, Impacts of government programs, Labour markets and employment, Globalization and trade


Title Country Themes
The impact of a rural microcredit and financial inclusion schemes targeting women on household vulnerability and economic empowerment: evidence from South West Nigeria Nigeria Gender & women’s empowerment , Poverty and Inequality , Financial inclusion


Mr. Olufemi Obembe
Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife
Initiative for Evidence Based Development and Empowerment, IPPA Nigeria

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