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					 ECONOMICS DEPARTMENT, UNIVERSITY OF IBADAN, IBADAN, OYO STATE • NIGERIA.
         PHONE +2348066169691 • E-MAIL BABAFOWOWE@HOTMAIL.COM



             BABAJIDE FOWOWE

EDUCATION

                  2002 - 2006     University of Kent                   Canterbury, England
                  PhD in Economics
                  Thesis Title: The Impact of Financial Liberalisation on the Economic
                   Performance of Selected Countries in Sub-Saharan Africa.

                  2000 – 2002      University of Leicester                 Leicester, England
                  MSc in Financial Economics

                  1995 - 1999    University of Ilorin                      Ilorin, Nigeria
                  BSc (Hons) Economics

RESEARCH IN PROGRESS
                       Banking crises in Sub-Saharan Africa: who is to blame?

                       Does financial liberalisation increase financial volatility?

                       Financial Development and Poverty Reduction.


RELEVANT SKILLS AND QUALITIES
                         Quantitative Analysis and Econometrics – comprehensive
                          knowledge of research methods in advanced quantitative methods
                          and applied micro and macroeconometrics. I have carried out
                          research using both time series and panel data econometrics.

                         IT Skills – High level competency in MS Word, Excel,
                          PowerPoint; and econometric packages such as MICROFIT,
                          STATA, and LIMDEP. Mid-level competency in econometric
                          packages such as RATS, GAUSS, and PCGIVE.

                         Time Management – I have developed exceptional time
                          management skills while studying for my PhD. I always had targets
                          and deadlines to meet all of which have greatly improved my
                          discipline and punctuality.

                         Interpersonal and People Management Skills – I have very good
                          interpersonal and people management skills. I am used to working
                          as part of a group to achieve objectives and goals essential for the
                          progress and development of the group. I was actively involved in
                          organizing reading groups which involved booking rooms, and
                          encouraging active participation and attendance. I also played an
                          important role in a football club where I was the captain and my

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                         duties included organizing football matches, catering to the welfare
                         of the players, and providing motivation and leadership for the
                         other members of the club.


INTERESTS AND ACTIVI TIES
                        Captain, New Life Football Club, Canterbury, England

                        Member, University of Leicester Chess Club

                        Listening to Music


EMPLOYMENT
                        Lecturer in Economics, University of Ibadan, September 2007 to
                         date.

                        Lecturer in Economics, Covenant University, March 2007 to
                         September 2007: responsible for teaching economics and statistics
                         courses to students in the Department of Economics and
                         Development Studies. Member of the editorial board of Covenant
                         Journal of Business and Social Sciences. I have also served on
                         various committees such as the strategic planning committee and
                         examinations committee.

                        Tutor in Economics, University of Kent, 2003 to 2006:
                         responsible for teaching seminars in economics to undergraduate
                         students in the Department of Economics. My job detail also
                         included marking tests and essays submitted as requirements for
                         the module.

                      Administrator, United Property Developers Company, 1999 to
                       2000 (NYSC): responsible for supervising and managing
                       maintainance staff attached to different properties in Lagos.

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERS HIPS
                        Member, Social Science Research Network, U.S.A.

                        Member, Money, Macro and Finance Research Group, U.K.

                        Member, Development Studies Association, U.K.

                        Member, Poverty and Economic Policy Network, Canada

                        Member, Global Development Network




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