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Musiliu Adeolu Adewole



Musiliu Adeolu Adewole his a lecturer 1 in the department of Administration. He had his first degree in Agricultural Economics from the University of Ibadan in 1992 and obtained M.Sc Economics from the University of Lagos in 1995. I concluded my PhD thesis in 2013. My thesis examined the impact of 19th Century Christian human capital Nigeria and 1976 Federal Government Universal Primary Education (UPE) investments on contemporary indicators of individual and social wellbeing. I have attended and presented academic papers at many local and international conferences in the Nigeria, UK, Italy, Finland, Colombia, Hungary, Zambia, Uganda and USA. For over eleven years of lecturing and research in a University environment, I have taught courses such as introductory and intermediate Microeconomics, introductory and Intermediate Macroeconomics, Basic Statistics and Mathematics, Labour Economics, Political Economy and Project Analysis and Evaluation. I have held several administrative positions in the course of my career. In 2008, Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) awarded me the Guy Mhone Prize in Development Economics, a prize I shared with two other Africans

Research Interest

Labour Economics, Education Economics, Institutional Economics/Political Economy


  • Larreguy, H., & Marshall, J. (2017). The effect of education on civic and political engagement in non-consolidated democracies: Evidence from Nigeria.

  • Adeolu, A. M. (2016). Innovative Source of Development Finance for Africa: The Return of Stolen Funds.

  • Adeolu, A. M. (2015). Institutional Foundation of Unemployment in Nigeria

  • Adeolu, A. M., & Osabuohien, E. (2007). Analysis of the cost of governance and options for its reduction in Nigeria.

  • Adeolu, A. M. (2015). Long Run Leadership Production and Selection Model for Democracies in Africa.

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