Prof. ARENE Chukwuemeka John.

Department: Agricultural Economics
Faculty: Agriculture
Designation : Professor
Email: john.arene@unn.edu.ng
Phone: +234(0)8037553163


Publications (Articles and Journals):

a) Consultancy Services

1. Arene, C. J. (1990), “An Evaluation of the Performance of Supervised Agricultural Credit Scheme in Anambra State, Nigeria”, Small Grants Programme for Thesis Writing Report, Council for the Development of Economic and Social Research in Africa, Dakar, Senegal.

2. Arene, C. J., C. U. Okoye; A. I. Achike (2005), “Identification and Sensitization of Marginalized and Vulnerable Groups in the FCT Fadama Development Project Areas”. A Study Report under the second National Fadama Development Project, prepared for FCT Fadama Development Project (A World Bank Assisted Project)

3. Okoye, C. U. and C. J. Arene (2005) “Enhancing Targeting, Flows and Impact of Micro-Credit (NACRDB, CBs, ACGSF)” Legislative and Policy Agenda for Nigerian Agriculture, Vol. 1.

4. Okoye, C. U. and C. J. Arene (2005) “Tapping Small and Medium Industries Equity Investment Scheme (SMIEIS) for Agricultural Investment” Legislative and Policy Agenda for Nigerian Agriculture vol. 2.

5. Arene, C. J. (2009) Identification of Production Sites for Development in Nasarawa State towards the Federal Government of Nigeria Vision 20-2020.

6. Arene, C. J. (2010) National Fadama 111 Baseline Survey Final Report for Nigeria.

7. Arene, C. J. (2011) National Fadama 111 Baseline Survey Final Report for Nasarawa State, Nigeria.

8. Onogwu, G. O. and C. J. Arene (2014), “ECOWAS/EU Economic Partnership Agreements as Policy Instruments for stimulating Intra-ECOWAS Trade and Welfare,” Policy Brief, African Economic Research Consortium, Nairobi, Kenya.

9. Achike, A I.. M. Mkpado, and C. J. Arene (2014), “Effects of Trade and Exchange Rate Liberalization on Prices of Carbohydrate Staples in Nigeria” Research Paper No. 256, African Economic Research Consortium, Nairobi, Kenya.

10. Onogwu, G. O. and C. J. Arene (2016), “Impact of ECOWAS/EU Economic Partnership Agreements on Intra-ECOWAS Trade: An Analysis of Trade, Revenue and Welfare Effects”, Research Paper, No 315, African Economic Research Consortium, Nairobi, Kenya.

11. Ifiorah, C. M. and C. J. Arene (2017), ‘Effects of Financial Liberalization Policy on Agricultural Investment and Growth in Nigeria (1970-2017)”, New Research Proposal, African Economic Research Consortium, Nairobi, Kenya.

b) Books (Chapters in Mainline Books):

12. Arene, C. J. (1994), “ Foreign Investment in Nigerian Agricultural Sector: The Real Issues” Industrial Organization in Nigeria: Theory and Practice. I. C. Okonkwo (ed.), Owerri, Totan Publishers Ltd., Nigeria.

13. Arene, C. J. (1998), Introduction to the Economic Analysis of Projects in Tropical Agriculture. Fulladu Publishing co. Nsukka, Nigeria.

14. Arene, C. J. (2002), Economic Analysis of Agricultural and Rural Development Projects, Fulladu Publishing Co. Nsukka, Nigeria.

15. Arene, C. J. (2003), Introduction to Agricultural Marketing Analysis and Policy, Fulladu Publishing Co., Nsukka, Nigeria.

16. Arene, C. J. (2003), “Credit-use and Repayment Performance of small-scale Supervised Agricultural Lending Programme in Anambra State, Nigeria: A Comparative Enterprise Perspectives” Micro-Credit Book Project, Centre for Research and Documentation, Kano.

17. Arene, C.J. and B.C. Okpukpara (2006) Economics of Agricultural Production, Resource Use and Development: An Introduction to the Micro and Macro Level Perspectives. Prize Publishers Limited, Nsukka, Nigeria.

18. Arene, C. J. (2016). Economic Analysis of Agricultural and Rural Development Projects (Planning, Appraisal, Implementation, and Evaluation), Second Edition. Nsukka, University of Nigeria Press, Ltd.

19. Arene, C. J. (2015). Agricultural Economics: A Functional Approach, Second Edition. Nsukka, University of Nigeria Press, Ltd.

b) Journal Articles

20. Arene, C. J. (1990), “The Role of Community Leadership in Rural Development programmes in Nigeria” Development and Peace, No. 2.

21. Arene, C. J. and E. M. Omoregie, (1991). “The place of Women in Agricultural Labour Force in Nigeria” Beitrage Zur tropischen Landwirtschaft und veterinarmedizin, 29, H. 3, pp. 277-282.

22. Erhabor, P. O., C. J. Arene, E. M. Omoregie (1991), “Agricultural Credit Administration in Nigeria” The Nigerian Farmer, vol. 1, No. 5, pp. 27 – 30.

23. Arene, C. J. (1992), “Rice Production and Factor Productivity in Nigeria” Journal of Productivity Vol. 33, No. 1, April-June, pp. 85-88.

24. Arene, C. J. (1992), “Loan Repayment and Technical Assistance Among Small-Holder Maize Farmers in Nigeria” African Review of Money, Finance and Banking (1), pp. 63-74. 25. Arene, C. J. (1992), “Comparative Economics of Maize and Rice production Among Resource-Poor Farmers in Anambra State of Nigeria” African Development Review, Vol. 4, No. 1, June, pp. 103-113.

26. Arene, C. J. and E. C. Nwagbo (1992), “Loan Repayment and Technical Assistance Among small-Holder Poultry Farmers in Anambra State of Nigeria” Beitrage Zur tropischen Landwirtschaft und Veterinarmedizin, 30, H. 1, pp. 7-15.

27. Arene, C. J. (1993), “Input Distribution and Agribusiness Management in Nigeria” The Agricultural Economist, vol. 2, No. 1, pp.4 – 8.

28. Arene, C.J. (1993), Discriminant Analysis of Small-Holder Poultry Farmer Credit Administration and the Prediction of Corporate Bankruptcy in Rural Nigeria, Journal of Rural Development and Administration, vol. XXV, No. 1, pp. 29-37.

29. Arene, C. J. (1993), “Farm Production Credit- Use among Small-Holder Farmers in Rural Nigeria” Journal of Rural Development, vol. 12, No. 3, pp. 275-280.

30. Arene, C. J. (1993), “An Analysis of Loan Repayment Potentials of Small-Holder Soyabean Group Farmers in Nigeria “Quarterly Journal of International Agriculture, Vol. 32, No 2 pp. 160-169.

31. Arene, C. J. and I. Kalu (1993), “Agricultural Productivity and Labour-Use Among Rural Women in Nigeria”, Journal of Productivity, Vol. 34, No. 2, July- September, pp. 311-314.

32. Arene, C. J. (1994), “Discriminant Analysis of Small-Holder Farmer Adoption Potentials and the Prediction of Extension Cost in Nigeria: A comparative Enterprise perspective”, Journal of Extension Systems, vol. 10, No. 1, pp. 46 – 58.

33. Arene, C. J. (1994), “Factor Analysis of some Quantitative Attributes of Small-Holder Rice Farmers Towards Innovative Behaviour in Nigeria”, Journal of Rural Development and Administration, Vol. XXVI, No. 1, Winter (January-March), pp. 16-23.

34. Arene, C. J. (1994), “An Investigation into small-Holder Poultry Production and Profitability in the Middle Belt Ecological Zone of Nigeria”, Rivista di Agricoltura Subtropicale e Tropicale, Vol. 88, No. 1, pp. 119-128.

35. Arene, C. J. (1994), “Factor Utilization and Wage Employment in Agriculture: The Case of Adani Rice Project in Nigeria” Indian Journal of Labour Economics, Vol. 27, No. 2, pp. 237-242.

36. Arene, C. J. (1994), “Economic Impact Analysis of Training and Visit System of Agricultural Extension on Small-Holder Rice Production in Nigeria” Quarterly Journal of International Agriculture, Vol. 33, No. 4, pp. 393-403.

37. Arene, C. J. (1995), “Measurement of Resource Productivity and the Efficiency of Labour-Use among Small-holder Rice Farmers in Nigeria”. Modeling, Measurement and Control, D, Vol. 12, No. 2, pp. 1-13.

38. Arene, C. J. and U. O. Amazigo (1995), “ Economic Impact Analysis of Major Parasitic Diseases on Agricultural Labour Productivity of Rural Women in Nigeria” Journal of Rural Development and Administration. Vol. XXVI, No. 1, pp. 143-151.

39. Arene, C. J. (1996), “Agricultural Financial Ratios, Discriminant Analysis and Prediction of Corporate Bankruptcy in the Community Banking System in Nigeria”. Vikalpa. Vol. 21, No. 3, pp. 37-45.

40. Arene, C. J. and D. M. Tee (1996), “Agricultural Insurance Scheme in Humid Nigeria: An Analysis of the Performance of Livestock Sub-Sector” Rivista di Agricoltura Subtropicale e Troipcale, Vol. 90, No. 2, pp. 165-176.

41. Arene, C. J. and I. E. Azih (1996), “Comparative Impact Analysis of a Gender-biased Extension System on Agricultural Productivity of Rural Women in Nigeria”, Agricultural Progress, Vol. 71, No. 3, pp. 77-84.

42. Arene, C. J. (1996), “Population Pressure, Agricultural Intensification and the Sustainability of Cropping Systems in Anambra State of Nigeria” Rivista di Agricoltura Subtropicale e Tropicale, Vol . 90, No. 1, pp. 75-84.

43. Arene, C. J. and E. S. Idenyi (1996), “Hookworm Disease and Peasant Labour Productivity in Nigeria” Indian Journal of Labour Economics, Vol. 39, No. 2, pp. 423-425.

44. Arene, C. J. (1997), “The Application of Logit and Probit Probability Models for classifying Poultry Farmer Adopter Groups in Nigeria” Journal of Agricultural Research, vol. 35, No. 5.

45. Arene, C. J. and S. O. Ndomadu (1997), “Impact of Value-Added Tax on the Capital Structure and Profitability of Premier Breweries Plc. Nigeria, Vikalpa, Vol. 22, No. 3, pp. 71-77.

46. Arene, C. J. and A. O. Eze (1998) “ Supervised Credit and the Finance of Small Farm Holdings in Rural Nigeria” Revista De Economia e Sociologia Rural, Vol. 36, No. 2, pp. 231-240.

47. Arene, C. J. and G. C. Aneke (1998), “ The Position of Return Migrant Women in the Informal Farm and Non-Farm Labour Markets in Rural Nigeria” Journal of Rural Development and Administration, Vol. XXX, No. 2 pp. 109-118

48. Arene, C. J. and F. M. R. Ja’afar (1998), “ Impact of Fascioliasis (Liver Fluke Disease) on the Productivity of Animal Traction Technology in Adamawa State of Nigeria” Journal of Agriculture, Technology and Education, Vol. 3. Nos 1 and 2, pp. 35-39.

49. Arene, C. J. and G. O. Odusolu (1998), “Exchange Rate Reform as a Policy Instrument for stimulating Small-Holder Agricultural Investment Demand and Output Supply in Nigeria” Economic Affairs, Vol. 43, No. 4, pp. 232-240.

50. Arene, C. J. (1999), “The Effectiveness of Use of Local Sanctions in Agricultural Loan Recovery under the Community Banking System in selected Community Banks in Anambra and Enugu States of Nigeria” Journal of Agriculture, Technology and Education, Vol. 4, No. 2, pp. 20-23.

51. Arene, C. J. and G. C. Aneke (1999), “The Position of Women in Repayment of Agricultural Loans in Nigeria: An Analysis” Vikalpa, Vol. 24, No. 1, pp. 29-34.

52. Badifu, G. I. O. and C. J. Arene (1999), “Evaluation of Local Technologies used in the Extraction of Oil from Groundnut (Arachis hypogaea L.) and Palm Fruit (Elaeis guineensis jacq.) in some Parts of Benue and Kogi States of Nigeria” Discovery and Innovation, Vol. 11, Nos. 1 and 2, pp. 51-56.

53. Arene, C. J. (2001), “Exchange Rate Policies and Production of Major Cash Crops in Nigeria” Modeling, Measurement and Control, D, vol. 22, No. 3, pp. 25-36.

54. Arene, C.J. and A.O. Okafor (2001), “Exchange Rate Liberalization as a Policy Instrument for stimulating Non-Traditional Agricultural Exports in Nigeria” Economic Affairs, Vol. 46 No. 4, Pp. 236-247.

55. Arene, C.J. (2002), “Differential Effects of Agricultural Activities of Men and Women Return Migrants on Forestland Conversion in Anambra State of Nigeria” Journal of  Agriculture and Environment for International Development, Vol. 96, Issue ½, Pp. 73-84.

56. Arene, C. J. (2002), “Theoretical and Procedural Framework for measuring the extent of Intra-industry Specialization and Trade within the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)” Modeling, Measurement and Control, D, Vol. 23, No. 4, Pp. 29 – 46.

57. Arene, C. J. (2002), “Profit Function Analysis of Small Ruminant Enterprise in Nsukka Local Government Area of Enugu State, Nigeria” Economic Affairs, vol. 47, No. 4, pp. 209 – 214.

58. Mkpado, M. and C. J. Arene (2003), “Effects of Cropping System, and selected Socio-Economic Factors on the Sustainability of Arable Crop Production: The Case of Cassava in Okigwe, Imo State of Nigeria” Journal of Agro-Technology and Extension, vol. 3, Nos. 1&2, pp. 14 – 17.

59. Arene, C. J. (2004), “The Role of Resources Persons in Rural Cooperation in Nigeria” The Agricultural Economist, vol. 2, No. 1, pp 24 – 27.

60. Arene, C. J. and M. Mkpado, (2004), “Counter-urbanization and Agricultural Input Productivity in Imo State, Nigeria” Journal of Rural Development, vol. 23, No. 1, pp 73 - 81.

61. Arene, C. J. (2005), “The Demand for and Supply of Agricultural Insurance: Conceptual, Analytical, Policy Issues and Approaches” The Agricultural Economist, Vol. 3, No. 1, Pp. 16 – 22.

62. Mkpado, M. and C. J. Arene (2006), “Effects of Group Design on Loan Repayment Performance of Formal Farmer Groups in Nigeria” Journal of Rural Development Vol. 25, No. 4, Pp. 565 – 578.

63. Onogwu, G. O. and C. J. Arene (2007), “Effects of Lending Policies of Formal and Informal Micro-Finance Institutions on Access to Agricultural Credit in Nigeria” Journal of Rural Development, Vol. 26, No. 2, Pp. 177 – 187.

64. Mkpado, M. and C. J. Arene (2007), “Effects of Democratization of Group Administration on the Sustainability of Agricultural Micro-credit Groups in Nigeria” International Journal of Rural Studies, Vol. 14 No. 2, Pp. 28-32.

65. Arene, C. J. and G. I. O. Mbata (2008), “Determinants of Profitability and Willingness-to-Pay for Metropolitan Waste-Use in Urban Agriculture of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, Nigeria”, Agro-Science, Vol. 7, No. 1, Pp. 41 – 46.

66. Mkpado, M. and C. J. Arene (2008), “Effects of Design Variables on Social Cohesion, Risk-Pooling, and Loan Repayment among Agricultural Micro-credit Groups in Rural Nigeria” Modeling, Measurement, and Control, D, Vol. 29, No. 1.Pp. 1-17.

67. Arene, C. J. and G. I. O. Mbata (2008), “An Analysis of the Profitability and Choice of Metropolitan Waste-Use in Urban Agriculture of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, Nigeria”, Agric. Econs. – CZECH, Vol. 54, No. 6, Pp. 269– 275.

68. Mkpado, M. and C.J. Arene (2010) “Does Group Design affect Savings Mobilization of Rural Agricultural Micro-credit Groups? Evidence from Nigeria” Economic Affairs Vol. 55, Issues 3 and 4, Pp. 231-242..

69. Otitoju, M. A. and C. J. Arene(2010)”Constraints and Determinants of Technical Efficiency in Medium-scale Soybean Production in Benue State, Nigeria” African Journal of Agricultural Research, vol. 5(17), Pp. 2276-2280.

70. Arene, C. J. and R. C. Anyaeji(2010) Determinants of Food Security among Households in Nsukka Metropolis of Enugu State, Nigeria” Pakistan Journal of Social sciences, Vol. 30, No. 1, Pp. 9-16.

71. Mkpado, M., M. A. Idu, and C. J. Arene(2010) “Effects of Membership Homogeneity on the Performance of Agricultural Micro Credit Groups in Rural Credit Markets, Nigeria”, Medwell Journals- PJSS, Vol. 7, No. 4, Pp. 304-317.

72. Deffo, V. E. T. Pamo, M. Tchotsoua, M. Lieugomg, C. J. Arene, and E. C. Nwagbo(2010) “Determinants of the best Forage Production Period for Cattle farming in the Adamawa Region of Cameroon” International Journal of Biological and Chemical Sciences, 4(1), Pp 130-144.

73. Okeke-Agulu, K. I. , N. J. Nweze, and C. J. Arene(2011) “Resource-use Efficiency in Dry Season Vegetable Farming in Jos North L. G. A., Plateau State, Nigeria”, African Journal of Agricultural Research and Development, Vol. 4, No. 2, Pp. 94-99.

74. Deffo, V., E. T. Famo, M. Tchatowa, M. Lieugomg, C. J. Arene, and E. C. Nwagbo (2011), “Determination of the Critical Period for Cattle farming in Cameroon”, International Journal of Livestock Production, 2(5)

75. Onogwu, G. O., C. J. Arene, ,and A. N. Chidebelu (2011), “An Analysis of Trend and Determinants of Intra-ECOWAS Trade in Agricultural Products’ Indian Journal of Economics and Business, Vol. 10, No. 4, Pp 553-570.

76. Onogwu, G. O. and C. J. Arene (2011) “Effects of Regional Characteristics on ECOWAS Trade Flow Patterns in Agricultural Products” Economic Affairs, Vol. 56, No. 4, Pp. 315-34

77. Mkpado, M. C. J. Arene and A. N. Chidebelu (2012) “Hectarage Response of Rice Production to Market Liberalization and Price Risk in Nigeria” Economic Affairs, Vol. 57, No. 1, Pp. 73-89.

78. Mkpado, M. and C. J. Arene (2012) “Trade Liberalization, Exchange Rate Changes, and the Competitiveness of Carbohydrate Staple Markets in Nigeria”, International Journal of Agricultural Management and Development, Vol. 2, No. 2, Pp. 121-136.

79. Otitoju, M. A. M. O. Omole, J. A. C. Ezihe, and C. J. Arene (2012), “Technical Efficiency Differentials and Resource-Productivity Analysis among Smallholder Soya bean Farmers in Benue State, Nigeria”, Journal of Research in Agriculture, Vol. 1, No. 2, Pp. 108-113.

80. Ifejirika, C. A. C. J. Arene and M. Mkpado (2013), “An Analysis of Price Transmission and Integration of Rural and Urban Rice Markets in Nigeria”, Journal of Agriculture and Sustainability, Vol. 2, No. 1, Pp. 66-85.

81. Onogwu, G. O. and C. J. Arene (2013), “Theoretical, Analytical and Methodological Issues on Potential Trade, Tariff Revenue, and Welfare Effects of Economic Partnership Agreements between ECOWAS and the EU” Indian Journal of Economics, Vol. XIIIC, No. 371, Pp. 397-419.

82. Reuben, J., C. J. Arene and N. J. Nweze (2013), “Theoretical, Analytical, and Methodological Issues on Regional Integration and Bilateral Trade in Agricultural Products within the ECOWAS Sub-region: Evidence from Literature on the Gravity Model of Trade”, Modeling, Measurement and Control, D, Vol. 34, No 2..

83. Onogwu, G. O .and C. J. Arene (2013), “Adjusting Liberalization due to Trade, Revenue, and Welfare Effects: An Economic Partnership Agreement Scenario between Cape Verde and the EU” Journal of Agriculture and Sustainability, Vol. 3, No 1, Pp. 87-107.

84. Onogwu, G. O. and C. J. Arene (2013), “Designed measures to reduce Intra-regional Trade Development Effects by Burkina-Faso under the Economic Partnership Agreements between ECOWAS and the EU” Basic Research Journal of Agricultural Science and Review, Vol. 2(2), Pp. 30-38.

85. Onogwu, G. O. and C. J. Arene (2013), “Trade, Revenue, and Welfare Effects of Economic Partnership Agreements between Burkina-Faso and the European Union” Russian Journal of Agricultural and Socio-economic Sciences, 2(14), Pp. 44-54.

86. Adakaren, B. C. J. Arene, and A. N. Chidebelu (2013), “Co-integration and Market Integration: An Application to Raphia Palm Wine Markets in Niger Delta Area of Nigeria ”IOSR-Journal of Agriculture and Veterinary Science, Vol. 2, No 6, Pp. 77-86.

87. Essien, U. A., C. J. Arene, and N. J. Nweze (2013), “What determines the Frequency of Loan Demand in Credit Markets among Small Scale Agro-based Enterprises in Nigeria?: An Empirical Analysis” Journal of Agriculture and Sustainability, Vol. 4, No. 1, Pp. 77-98.

88. Essien, U.A. C. J. Arene, and N. J. Nweze (2013), “An Investigation into Credit Receipt and Enterprise Performance among Small Scale Agro-based Enterprises in the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria” International Journal of Agricultural Management and Development, Vol. 58, No. 4, Pp. 245-258.

89. Ojimba, D. C. C. J. Arene and B. C. Okpukpara (2013),“Effects of the Services of Microfinance Institutions on Economic Empowerment of Farm Households in Enugu State, Nigeria” Research and Review Journal of Agriculture and Allied Sciences” Vol. 3, No. 1.

90. Reuben, J. and C. J. Arene (2013), “Do Regional Characteristics and Sub-regional Integration Matter for Intra-ECOWAS Trade in Livestock Products?”, Journal of Agriculture and Sustainability, Vol. 4, No. 2, Pp.154-176.

91. Arene, C. J .and E. C. Nwachukwu (2013), “Response of Cocoa Export Market to Climate and Trade Policy Changes in Nigeria”, Journal of Agriculture and Sustainability, Vol. 4, No. 2, Pp. 245-277.

92. Essien, U. A. C. J. Arene and N. J. Nweze (2013), “An Analysis of Loan Default and Business Performance among Small-scale Agro-based Enterprises in the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria” Journal of Agriculture, Socio-Economic and Sustainable Environment, Vol. 1, No. 2, Pp 52-64.

93. Reuben, J., C. J. Arene, and N. J. Nweze (2014), “Impact of Regional Integration on Regionalization and Volume of Agricultural Trade within the ECOWAS Sub-region”, European Journal of Business and Management, Vol. 6, No. 16, Pp. 61-74.

94. Bassey, N. E., C. J. Arene and B. C. Okpukpara (2014), “Determinants of Capital Structure of Listed Agro Firms in Nigeria”, Economic Affairs, Vol. 59, No. 1, Pp. 35-47.

95. Bassey, N. E., C. J. Arene and J. A Aniekan (2014), “Comparative Study of the Determinants of Capital Structure of Quoted and Unquoted Agro-based Firms in Nigeria” International Journal of Food and Agricultural Economics, Vol. 2, No. 2, Pp. 155-168.

96. Essien, A. U., and C. J. Arene (2014), “An Analysis of access to Credit Markets and the Performance of Small-scale Agro-based Enterprises in the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria” International Journal of Food and Agricultural Economics, Vol. 2, No.3, Pp. 105-120...

97. Essien, A. U. and C. J. Arene (2014), “Can Access to Informal Credit Markets improve the Performance of Rural-based Agro-allied Enterprises? Evidence from Rural Niger Delta Region of Nigeria”, International Journal of Rural Studies, Vol. 21, No. 1, Pp 13-18.

98. Terngu, I, C. J. Arene, and N. J. Nweze (2014), “Farm Level Economic Impact Analysis of Climate Change on Rice Production in North-central Nigeria”, International Journal of Agriculture, Vol. 6, No. 1, Pp 129-135.

99. Terngu, I. N. J. Nweze, and C. J. Arene, (2014), “Economic Effects of Climate Change on Sorghum Production in North-central Nigeria”, International Journal of Development and Sustainability, Vol. 3, No. 7, Pp. 1517-1525.

100. Okeke-Agulu, K. I. C. J. Arene, and N. J. Nweze (2014), “Does Livestock Keeping reduce Poverty among Farm Households in Nigeria”, Journal of Agriculture and Veterinary Science, Vol. 7, No. 7, Pp. 31-41.

101. Usman, F. R .and C. J. Arene (2014), “Effects of Capital Flight and its Macro-economic Determinants on Agricultural Growth in Nigeria (1970-2013)”, International Journal of Food and Agricultural Economics, Vol. 2, No. 4, Pp. 107-126.

102. Bassey, N. E, C. J. Arene and B. C. Okpukpara (2014), “An Analysis of Capital Structure and Efficiency of Capital Employed by Listed and Unlisted Agro-based Firms in Nigeria”, Review of Agricultural and Applied Economics, Vol. 17, No. 2, Pp. 113-117.

103. Otitoju, M. A., G. M. Adebo, and C. J. Arene (2014), “Identification and Stochastic Analysis of Factors influencing Technical Inefficiency of Nigerian Smallholder Soya bean Farmers”, Tropicultura, Vol. 32, No. 4, Pp. 197-204.

104. Etowa, E. B. N. J. nweze, and C. J. Arene (2014),”Remittance Multiplier Effect: Do Migrant Remittances Impact on the Mass of Non-migrant Households in Nigeria?, Savings and Development (Undergoing review).

105. Terngu,I. C. J. Arene and N. J. Nweze (2015), “Economic Impact of Climate Change on Cereals in Nigeria”, Indian Journal of Economics, Vol. XCV, No. 379.

106. Onyishi, L. O. C. J. Arene and C. M. Ifiorah (2015), “Impact of Interest Rate Reform on Agricultural Finance and Growth in Nigeria”, Russian Journal of Agricultural and Socio-economic Sciences, 1(37), Pp. 38-47.

107. Onyishi, L. O. C. J. Arene, and C. M. Ifiorah (2015), ‘Effects of Interest Rate Deregulation on Agricultural Finance and Growth in Nigeria’, Review of Agricultural and Applied Economics, Vol. 18. No. 1, Pp. 43-50.

108. Nwali, C. S. and C. J. Arene (2015), “Effects of Economic Partnership Agreements on Agricultural Trade between Nigeria and the EU”, International Journal of Food and Agricultural Economics, Vol. 3, No. 2, Pp. 63-74.

109. Etowa, E. B. N. J. Nweze, and C. J. Arene (2015),”Effects of Migrant Remittances on Farm Household Welfare in Nigeria”, Review of Agricultural and Applied Economics, Vol. 18, No. 1, Pp. 3-10.

110. Onogwu, G. O. and C. J. Arene (2015), “EPAs as Policy Instruments for stimulating Intra-ECOWAS Trade and Welfare: Evidence for Large ECOWAS Economies, African Journal of Economic Policy, (Undergoing review).

111. Etowa, E. B.., N. J. Nweze, and C.J. Arene (2015), “Do Migrant Remittances Trigger Consumption Disparity among Nigerian Farm Households?”, International Journal of Development and Sustainability, Vol. 4, No 1, Pp. 60-71.

112. Onogwu, G. O., C. J. Arene, and H. U. Ukpe (2015), “Liberalization Options for averting Trade Displacement Effects among ECOWAS Member Nations by the EU: The Case of Nigeria and Cote d’Ivoire” International Research Journal of Marketing and Economics, Vol. 2, No. 2, Pp. 18-38.

113. Etowa, E. B. N. J. N weze and C. J. Arene (2016), “Remittance Multiplier Effect: Do Migrant Remittances Impact on Non-migrant Households in Nigeria?”, Savings and Development, Vol. 40, No. 1, Pp.29-49.

114. Ukpe, O. U., N. J. Nweze, and C. J. Arene (2016), “Food Insecurity Vulnerability Status of Microcredit Beneficiary and Non-beneficiary Farm Households in Niger Delta, Nigeria”, International Journal of Food and Agricultural Economics, Vol. 4, No. 1, Pp. 109-123.

115. Etowa, E. B.,N. J. Nweze, and C. J. Arene (2016), “Do Remittances Impact Non-migrant Households in Nigeria? Microeconomics Analysis of Remittance Multiplier Effect”, Journal of Central European Agriculture, Vol. 17, No. 2.

116. Ifiorah, C. M. and C. J. Arene (2017) “Financial Liberalization as a Policy Package for stimulating Investment Demand and Growth of the Agricultural Economy in Nigeria” Indian Journal of Economics (Undergoing review).

117. Ohaka, C. C. S.A.N.D. Chidebelu, C. J. Arene, and M. Mkpado (2017), “Do Social Capital and Membership Homogeneity Characteristics Matter in Credit Markets with Joint Liability among Rice Farmer Groups in Nigeria?” Tropical Agriculture, Vol. 94, No. 3.

118. Ifiorah, C. M. and C. J. Arene (2017). “Effects of Financial Policy Instruments on Agricultural Investment and Growth under the Economic Liberalization Regime in Nigeria”, Savings and Development (Undergoing review).

119. Owutuamor, Z. B. and C. J. Arene (2018), “The Impact of Foreign Direct Investment on Agricultural Growth in Nigeria(1970-2015)” Review of Agricultural and Applied Economics, Vol. 21, No. 1, Pp 40-54.

c) Conference Papers (Referred and Published)

120. Arene, C. J. (1991). “Adoption of Improved Production Technologies by Small-Holder Rice Farmers in Anambra State of Nigeria”, Proceedings of the 1st National conference on Business Management Study Group, Anambra State University of Technology, Enugu, Nigeria, pp. 38-48.

121. Arene, C. J. (1991), “Adoption of Improved Production Technologies by Small-Holder Poultry cooperative Farmers in Rural Anambra State of Nigeria”, Proceedings of the 5th National Annual Seminar on Rural Development, Imo Hotels, Umuahia, Nigeria, pp. 72 – 77.

122. Arene, C. J. and Audu, Y. (1991), “Factor Analysis of Some Quantitative Attributes of Maize Cooperative Farmers Towards Production in Anambra State of Nigeria”, Proceedings of the 1st National Conference of Business Management Study Group, Anambra State University of Technology, Enugu, Nigeria, pp. 60-69.

123. Arene, C. J., E. C. Nwagbo, C. U. Okoye (2004) “Biotechnology in Agro-based Industries: Implications for the sustainability of Agricultural Tradables in Nigeria” Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Nigerian Association of Agricultural Economists held at Ahmadu Bello University Zaria from 5 – 7 November.

124. Ohaka, C.C., C.J. Arene, M. Mkpado (2005), “Effects of Social Capital on the Performance of Formal Agricultural Micro-Credit Groups in Imo State, Nigeria”. Proceedings of the 19th Annual Conference of Farm Management Association of Nigeria, pp. 297 – 303.

125. Onwezeh, N. R., C. J. Arene, and B.C. Okpukpara (2006), “Differential Effects of Agricultural Activities of Men and Women on Forestland Conversion in Nsukka Local Government Area of Enugu State, Nigeria” Proceedings of the 20th Annual Conference of Farm Management Association of Nigeria, held at Federal College of Forestry, Jos, Plateau State, September 18 – 21.

126. Nwakpu, C. C., C. J. Arene, and B. C. Okpukpara (2006) “Economics of Resource-Use among Yam and Cassava-based Alley Technology Farmers in Ebonyi State, Nigeria” Proceedings of the 20th Annual Conference of Farm Management Association of Nigeria, held at Federal College of Forestry, Jos, Plateau State, September 18 – 21.

127. Umeh, S. I., C. J. Arene, and B. C. Okpukpara (2006) “Adoption of Improved Crop Production Technology in Anambra State, Nigeria: A T&V System Approach” Proceedings of the 20th Annual Conference of Farm Management Association of Nigeria, held at Federal College of Forestry, Jos, Plateau State, September 18 – 21.

128. Okoye, C. U., C. J. Arene, and E. C. Nwagbo (2006), “Stimulating the Employment Effect of Bio-technology in Nigeria” Proceedings of the 20th Annual Conference of Farm Management Association of Nigeria, held at Federal College of Forestry, Jos, Plateau State, September 18 – 21.

129. Nwali, C. S. C. J. Arene and I. C. Ukwuaba (2014), “An Analysis of the Structure of Agricultural Imports of the Gambia and Nigeria under the Economic Partnership Agreements between ECOWAS and the EU.” Proceedings of the 15 Annual National Conference of the Nigerian Association of Agricultural Economists held at Niger Delta University, Wilberforce Island, Bayelsa State, Nigeria

130. Onyishi, L. O., C. J. Arene, and C. M. Ifiorah (2014), “An Analysis of Interest Rate Deregulation as a Policy Instrument for stimulating Agricultural Finance and Growth in Nigeria”, Proceedings of the 15 Annual National Conference of the Nigerian Association of Agricultural Economists held at Niger Delta University, Wilberforce Island, Bayelsa State, Nigeria. October, 13-17.

131. Epueke, A. G. Arene, C. J. and Nnaji, A. P. (2015),“Effects of Climate Change, Labour and Land-use Dynamics on Cocoa Production in Nigeria”, Proceedings of the 49 Annual National Conference of Agricultural Society of Nigeria held at Delta State University, Asaba Campus, Nigeria, November, 11-16, Pp. 242-245.

132. Arene, C. J. Okpukpara, B. C. and Ukwuaba, I. (2015), “Effects of the Services of Microfinance Institutions on Economic Empowerment of Farm Households in Enugu State, Nigeria”, Proceedings of the 49 Annual National Conference of Agricultural Society of Nigeria held at Delta State University, Asaba Campus, Nigeria, November, 11-16, Pp. 38-41.

133. Nwali, C. S. Arene, C. J. and Ifiorah, C. M. (2015), “Import, Tariff Revenue and Reciprocal Welfare Effects of Agricultural Trade under an EPA between Small and Large ECOWAS Markets and the EU: Evidence from the Computable Partial Equilibrium Model of Trade for the Gambia and Nigeria”, Proceedings of the 49 Annual National Conference of Agricultural Society of Nigeria held at Delta State University, Asaba Campus, Nigeria, November, 11-16, Pp. 220-224.

134. Agaga, R. O. Arene, C. J. and Igweonu, K. E. (2016), “Co-integration and Causality Analysis of Carbon(IV)Oxide Emission, Agricultural Productivity and Food Security Dynamics in Nigeria (1961-2015)”, Proceedings of the 17 Annual National Conference of the Nigerian Association of Agricultural Economists held at the Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria, October, Pp. 859-869.

135. Adole, J. M. Arene, C. J. and Amaka, A. P. (2016), “Infra-structure, Rice Cropping Intensity and Land-use Dynamics in Benue State, Nigeria”, Proceedings of the 17 Annual National Conference of the Nigerian Association of Agricultural Economists held at the Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria, October.

136. Ohaka, C. C. Chidebelu, A. N. and Arene, C. J. (2016), “A Comparative Analysis of Social Capital and Membership Homogeneity Effects on Loan Repayment Performance of Joint-liability Rice Farmer Groups in Southeast Nigeria”, Proceedings of the 17 Annual National Conference of the Nigerian Association of Agricultural Economists held at the Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria, October, Pp. 262-268.

137. Adakaren, B. O. Ekhator, S. A. N. D. Chidebelu, and C. J. Arene (2017), “Resource-use Efficiency in Raphia Palm Wine Production in the Niger Delta Area of Nigeria”, Proceedings of the 18 Annual National Conference of the Nigerian Association of Agricultural Economists held at the Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria, October, Pp.762-769.




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