ECONOMICS DEPARTMENT, UNIVERSITY OF IBADAN, IBADAN, OYO STATE • NIGERIA.
PHONE +2348066169691 • E-MAIL BABAFOWOWE@HOTMAIL.COM
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
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
Lecturer in Economics, University of Ibadan, September 2007 to
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
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
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