Dr. Edeme Richardson Kojo.

Department: Economics
Faculty: Social Sciences
Designation :
Email: richard.edeme@unn.edu.ng
Phone: +2348035813888; +2348072727276

Publications (Articles and Journals):

Journal Article

(1) Edeme, R.K, Ifelunini, A.I. &Okereke, O.S. (2014). Relationship between Household Income and Child Mortality in Nigeria. American Journal of Life Science, Special Issue: Science, Society and Policy: Driving Towards Utopia or Dystopia, Vol. 2 (6-4),1-12, www.sciencepublishinggroup.com/journal/paperinfo.aspx

(2) Edeme, R.U.K and T.M Karimo(2014), “Economic Liberalization and Industrial Sector Performance in Nigeria: A Marginal Impact Analysis”, Accepted for Publication in European- American International Journal of Development and Economic Sustainability

(3) Edeme, R.U.K (2014), “Analyzing the Effects of Sectoral Public Spending on Human Development in Nigeria: Evidence Using Panel Data”,IOSR Journal of Humanities and Social Science, Vol. 19 (9): 1-13, September http://www.iosrjournals.org/iosr-jhss/pages/19(9)Version-6.html African Quality Centre of Journals (AQCJ) Impact Factor: 1.589

(4) Edeme, R.U.K and I.O Imide (2014)“Measuring the Welfare Impact of Public Expenditure OnPrimary Healthcare Services In Rural Nigeria”, IISTEJournal of Economics and Sustainable Development, Vol. 5 (21): 71-78, September,           http://www.iiste.org/Journals/index.php/JEDS/article/view/16168/16539

(5) Edeme, R.U.K, B. Azu and A.M Ikechukwu (2014), “Social Welfare Analysis of Gender Inequality in Education and Employment: Ranking Gender Inequality in Rural and Urban Nigeria with Generalized Loren Curve”, IOSR Journal of Humanities and Social Science, Vol. 19 (5) http://www.iosrjournals.org/iosr-jhss/pages/19(10)Version-2.html

(6) Edeme, R.U.K and D.M Uduh (2013)“Public Expenditure Management: An Assessment of Principles towards the Attainment of Budgetary Goals in Nigeria”, Delta State University Journal of Management Science

(7) Edeme, R.U.K ,I. O Imide and J.O Emedem( 2013), “The impact of Tax Policies on Sustainable Economic Growth: An Empirical Analysis of Developing Countries”, ISDRCJournal of Social Science and Public Affairs, Vol. 2 (1): 29-40

(8) Edeme, R.U.K, .O  Emedem and S. Ogala  (2012), “Foreign Direct Investment, Direct Investment and Sustainable Economic Growth in Nigeria: A Multivariate Vector Autoregressive Modelling”. ISDRCJournal of Managementand Entrepreneurial Development.Vol. 2 (1), November: 44-53 www.isdrcjournals.com/index.php/publications

(9) Edeme, R.U.K and S. Otene (2012), “Capital Flight and Nigeria’s Economy”. Journal of Research in National Development, Vol. 1 (2), June 2012: 12 – 23 (www.transcampus.org/.../Jorind Vol10 No2 Jun Chapter4

(10)Edeme, R.U.K (2012) “Financial Sector Reform and Savings Mobilization in Nigeria: A Further Empirical Analysis”. Journal of Management and Entrepreneurial Development. Vol. 2 (1), November: 42-51 www.isdrcjournals.com/index.php/publications

(11)Edeme, R.U.K,Emedem and S.Otene (2012), “Repositioning Colleges of Education as an Emerging Strategy to the Actualization of Vision 20:2020 in Nigeria”. ISDRCJournal of Education and Human Development. Vol. 1 (2), November: 9-16 (www.isdrcjournals.com/index.php/publications)

(12)Edeme, R.U.K and B.E Eshenake (2011) “Analysis of Risk Attitudes among Entrepreneurs: The case of Delta State”.Journal of Business Administration and Management, Vol. 6 (1), November: 22-28  

(13)Edeme, R.U.K and F.C Adomgbor (2011), “Pattern of Financing Higher Education: An Assessment of Impact on Manpower needs in Colleges of Education in Nigeria”. Ankpa Journal of Arts and Social and Social Sciences, Vol. 5(1) January: 28-35

(14)Edeme, R.U.K and S.O Ijieh (2011), “The Effect of Class Size on Economics Student’s Academic performance in Mathematics: Evidence from College of Education Agbor.” Intellectualism.Vol. 3: 256-262  

(15)Edeme, R.U.K,S.O Ijieh and B.E Eshenake(2010), “The Impact of Research and Innovation on firm performance: A co-integration and error-correction Approach”. International Journal of Marketing, 2(1), November: 84-88

(16)Edeme, R.U.K and S.O Ijieh (2009), “External Debt Burden as a Constraint to sustainable Development in Africa: A further Analysis”. Journal of Business Management and Administration, Vol. 4(2), November:76-82  

(17)Edeme, R.U.K, J.O Emedem and S.O Ijieh (2009), “Achieving Sustainable Development in Africa: An Assessment of Efforts towards Food Security”. International  Journal of Development Studies, Vol. 4(4), November: 65- 71

(18)Edeme, R.U.K, S.O Ijieh and B.E Eshenake(2008), Achieving Millennium Development Goals in Nigeria through Research and Development: A systems Analysis”. International Journal of Educational Research and Administration Vol. 5(4), November: 84-90

(19)Edeme, R.U.K and S.O Ijieh(2008), “Economic Reforms and Socio-Economic conditions for Entrepreneurship Development in Nigeria: A focus on Delta State”. Journal of Management and Enterprise Development. Vol. 5(4), November: 84-90

(20)Edeme, R.U.K and B. E Eshenake (2008), “National Economic Empowerment and Development Strategy (NEEDS) and Macroeconomic Performance”. Journal of Business Studies and Technology Development. Volume 4(2), July: 43-50

(21)Edeme, R.U.K and S. O Ijieh (2008), “An Evaluation of the non-oil sector exports and SustainableDevelopment in Nigeria”.Journal of the National Association for Science, Humanities and Education Research, Vol.6(1) July: 312-321  

(22)Edeme, R.U.K and S.O Ijieh (2008), “Government expenditure, Manpower needs and enhancing standard in Nigeria Education sector”. Journal of Academics, Vol. 3(1): 71-82  

(23)Edeme, R.U.K (2008), “Pension Scheme and Public Workers’ Welfare in Nigeria: An Application of Co-integration and error correction Model”,Agbor Journal of Artsand Social Sciences.Vol. 1(4), December: 25-36

(24)Edeme, R.U.K(2008), “Assessing the costs and Benefits of Investment in Education: The Case of Nigeria”. Lokoja Journal of Management and Technology, Vol. 2(20), October: 90-100


Conference Papers (Referred & Published)

(1) Eshenake, B.E, I.O Imide and R.U.K Edeme (2007), Fiscal Policy Crises and the Nigerian Economy

(2) Edeme, RU.K and B.E Eshenake (2008), National Economic Empowerment andDevelopment Strategy (NEEDS) and Macroeconomic Performance

(3) Edeme, R.U.K. and S.O Ijieh (2008), Government expenditure, Manpower needs andenhancing standard in Nigeria Education sector

(4) Ijieh, S.O and R.U.K Edeme (2008), An Evaluation of the non-oil sector exports and Sustainable Development in Nigeria)

(5) Edeme, R.U.K. and S.O Ijieh (2008), Improving Quality Education in the Arts and Social Sciences in Colleges of Education: The Need to meet Manpower Needs Through increased Funding

(6) Edeme, R.U.K and S.O. Ijieh (2009), External Debt Burden as a Constraint to sustainable Development in Africa: A further Analysis

(7) Edeme, R.U.K, S.O Ijieh and J.O Emedem (2009), Achieving Sustainable Development in Africa: An Assessment of Efforts towards Food Security

(8) Edeme, R.U.K and B.E Eshenake(2010), Analysis of Risk Attitudes among Entrepreneurs: The case of Delta State

(9) Edeme, R.U.K and D.M Uduh (2013), Public Expenditure Management: An Assessment of Principles towards the Attainment of Budgetary Goals in Nigeria


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