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 Mr. Fisayo Fagbemi | Climate change | Excellence in Research

Passionate and energetic economist with strong research and analytical skills, specializing in public policy formulation. Experienced in using statistical and economic models to analyze data, with a focus on institutional quality and financial development in Sub-Saharan Africa. Adept at writing research proposals, contributing to grant applications, and conducting policy advisory consulting. Proven track record in academic publishing and active participation in international research collaborations. Proficient in various data analysis tools, with excellent communication skills in English and Yoruba, and a valid driving license. Committed to impactful research and advancing economic development.




Career Objective➢ 📊

Passionate and energetic economist with excellent research and analytical prowess. Well-informed researcher adept at analyzing data using statistical and economic models. Quick learner with a strong desire for gathering information to formulate effective public policy.


Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria

  • M.Sc. Economics
    Dissertation: “Natural Resources, Institutional Quality, and Financial Development in Sub-Saharan African Countries (2005 – 2014)”
    2015 – 2017

Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria

  • B.Sc. (Hons) in Economics; Second Class (Upper Division)
    2008 – 2013

Professional Qualification🏅

Nigerian Institute of Management (Chartered)

  • Proficiency Certificate in Management (Graduate Member)
    March 2015

Work Experience💼

Research Fellowship (Remote) University of Religions and Denominations, Qom, Iran October 2023 – Present. Research Fellow Economic Policy Analysis Centre (EPAC), Ibadan, Nigeria March 2022 – June 2023. Writing research proposals Contributing to grant writing in economic development and social sciences Capacity development in data analysis and public policy design Engaging in research, policy advisory consulting, and operations on public policy issues. Research Fellow European Xtramile Centre of African Studies (EXCAS), Liège, Belgium 2020 – 2021. Administrative and Research Assistant Dr. J.O. Ajibike, Department of Banking and Finance, The Polytechnic Ibadan, Nigeria 2017 – 2018 Data gathering and analysis. Research Assistant Dr. A.A. Adegboye, Department of Economics, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria 2016 – 2017. Data gathering and analysis. Assistant Lecturer & Administrative Assistant Niger State College of Education, Minna 2014 – 2015

Awards and Honors🏆

Recognition for publishing three (3) open access articles with Elsevier (2019–2021). Ondo State Annual (Sessional) Scholarship Award for Academic Excellence (2011/2012). Ondo State Annual (Sessional) Scholarship Award for Academic Excellence (2009/2010)

Seminars and Training Attended🌟

Workshop on Proposal Writing Department of Economics, OAU, Ile-Ife January 2016 “Writing Internally Consistent Academic Proposal” by Prof. Olarewaju Olaniyan. “Academic Writing Skills” by Prof. I. O. Olurinola

Voluntary Activities/Leadership Experience

Research Article Reviewer for multiple journals including Journal of Capital Market Studies (Emerald Journal, UK), Sage Open (Sage Journal), Africa Review Journal (Taylor and Francis Journal), Journal of Economic and Administrative Sciences (Emerald Journal, UK), and Issues in Business Management and Economics (Journal, Malaysia). Presiding Officer (INEC Ad hoc Staff) for Niger East Senatorial Bye-Election, Tundu Wada South (014), Minna (2014). President, MDGs Development Knowledge Facilitators (DKF) Training (2014 – 2015)

Skills & Qualities💻

Proficient in research and computer skills (Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Stata, SPSS & Eviews). Excellent communication skills in English and Yoruba. Ability to work individually and in teams towards achieving organizational goals. Valid driving license

Publications Top Notes 📝

    • Climate change vulnerability-foreign direct investment linkage: Why climate change preparedness matters in Sub-Saharan Africa
      • Year: 2024
      • Authors: Fagbemi, F., Oke, D.F.
      • Source: Research in Economics, 78(1), pp. 52–60
    • Trade–Finance Nexus: The Centrality of the Quality of Institutions in Sub-Saharan African Leading Economies
      • Year: 2024
      • Authors: Fagbemi, F., Fajingbesi, A., Nzeribe, G.E.
      • Source: Foreign Trade Review, 59(1), pp. 7–25
    • Carbon emissions and food production: why climate change is a threat to Nigeria’s food security
      • Year: 2024
      • Authors: Fagbemi, F., Oke, D.F., Akinyele, O.D., Bello, K.M.
      • Source: Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences
    • Sustainable Poverty Reduction in Nigeria: Does Process Innovation Matter?
      • Year: 2024
      • Authors: Fagbemi, F., Ajibike, J.O.
    • Life Expectancy: Exploring Climate Change-Human Longevity Nexus in Sub-Saharan Africa
      • Year: 2024
      • Authors: Fagbemi, F., Nzeribe, G.E., Osinubi, T.T.
      • Source: Economic Growth and Development in the Tropics, pp. 16–29
      • Year: 2023
      • Authors: Osinubi, T., Ajide, F., Fagbemi, F.
      • Source: Economics and Culture, 20(2), pp. 46–63
    • The role of governance in girl-child education: Insights on the odds against Nigerian women in leadership
      • Year: 2023
      • Authors: Fagbemi, F., Oke, D.F., Akinyele, O.D.
      • Source: Sexuality, Gender and Policy, 6(4), pp. 217–241


Fisayo Fagbemi | Climate change |Excellence in Research

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