Department of Economics

PHILOSOPHY

VISION

Rationale for the Economics programme is to produce sound economists and also provide relevant lecturers for undergraduates in (i) other departments in the Faculty of Social Sciences (ii) Faculty of Education and (iii) Faculty of Management Sciences.

MISSION

Our mission is to prepare students in economic theory and principles, skills as well as methodology that will equip them to fit into the public and private sectors where they can help discuss and solve economic problems at the national and international levels.

AIMS AND OBJECTIVES

The Department aims to provide graduates, who will be able to to fit into the public and private sectors where they can help discuss and solve economic problems at the national and international levels.

The Department of Economics offers the following programmes:

  • i) B.Sc

 

  • ii) PGD

 

  • iii) M.Sc

 

  • iv) Ph.D

    • Econometrics and Empirical

Economics

    • .

Theoretical and Applied Statistics and Demography.

Microeconomics.

Macroeconomics, including Monetary Theory and International Economics.

  • Finance.

 

Public Economics and Regulation.

Business Economics and Industrial Organization.

Economic History and History of Economic Theory.

Head of Department – Dr. Tubo Okumoko

 

Academic Staff

S/N Names Rank
1 Michael Baghebo Senior Lecturer
2 Stephen Sieyefa Tombofa Professor
3 Edoumiekumo. Gowon Samuel Professor
4 Okumoko Tubo Peace Reader
5 Francis Agboola Oluleye Reader
6 Emmanuel Nathan Senior Lecturer
7 Ogbewo Johnson Bright Lecturer I
8 Eniekezimene A. Francis Lecturer I
9 Krokeyi Selekekeme Wisdom Lecturer I
10 Tantua Ben Lecturer I
11 Ebierinyo Ayebaemi Akarara Lecturer II
12 Alaowei Markson Jombo Lecturer II
13 Niyekpemi. Okuboere Beauty Lecturer II
14 Ekainsai Z. Stephen Lecturer II
15 Sunday Omiekuma-Paul Omekwe Lecturer II
16 Kpou Ebisindo Jolly Graduate Assistant
17 Kemetimibo Sogboruebi Graduate Assistant

Lecturer Statistics

Professor 3
Associate Professor 3
Senior Lecturer 1
Lecturer I 5
Lecturer II 5
Assistant Lecturer 1
Graduate Assistant 1
Year 1 Male Students    –  52 Female Students    –   50
Year 2 Male Students    –  50 Female Students     –  48
Year 3 Male Students    –  36 Female Students    –   28
Year 4 Male Students    –  67 Female Students    –   51
Year 5 Male Students    ——– Female Students    ———

study economics

Undergraduate Programme

Duration: 4 years

Class Attendance: 70%

Semesters: 8

Male Lecturers: 14

Female Lecturers: 5