Prof. Ikpeze Nnaemeka Ikechukwu.

Department: Economics
Faculty: Social Sciences
Designation :
Phone: +234(0)8034890526

Biography :


1.  University Experience:

(i) Teaching/Research in a variety of courses, notably: Micro and Macro-economic theory, Applied Economics, Public Policy, Economic Development and Planning, Comparative Economic Systems, Labour Economics and Industrial Relations, Industrial Organisation and Management, Project Appraisal, Production Economics. 


(ii) Administration:

- Dean, School of General Studies (2004-2006)

- Head, Department of Economics (1991-1994); 2003.

(iii) Chairman, University-wide Committee on Strategic Planning.

(iv)  Member, Technical Committee of the ICT Board of the University of Nigeria.

(v)   Member, Board of Directors, University of Nigeria Community Bank Ltd.

(vi)  Member, Development Plan Committee of the University of Nigeria.

(vii) Member, Local Action Committee, University of Nigeria Research and Development Foundation.



• 2007:   USAID Nigeria Reforms Project: Training of Directors and Permanent Secretaries on Fundamentals of Public Finance.  

• 2006:   National Planning Commission: Consultancy on Nigeria’s Interests and Options in World Trade Organisation Negotiations with Particular Reference to the Operation of the Swiss Formula.

• 2006:   USAID Nigeria Reforms Project: Training of Directors and PermanentSecretaries on Capital Budgeting Techniques and Interface with National Development. 

• 2005:   National Universities Commission: Leader of Accreditation Team (Social Sciences) for University of Ibadan, Obafemi Awolowo University, University of Ado-Ekiti, etc.

• 2003-2005:  External Examiner (Senior Executive Course) National Institute For Policy and Strategic Studies, Kuru.

• 2004: Chairman Study Team, Central Bank of Nigeria- University of Nigeria, Nsukka Baseline Survey of Small and Medium Scale Enterprises.

• 1998-2001:  IDRC Country Team Leader: Strategic Trade and Industrial Policies for Nigeria-a Research Project.

• 1999-2000:  University of Bayreuth, Germany: Visiting Professorship on Africa and the Globalisation of the World Economy.

• 1997: Federal Government of Nigeria in collaboration with International Labour Organisation and United Nations Development Programme: Harmonization of views on technical issues in the production of Labour statistics.

• 1997: Federal Government of Nigeria: Resource person on the “Feasibility of the Convertibility of the Naira in the West Africa Sub-region”. Prepared technical paper on “Analysis of Country/Regional Experiences with Total/Partial Convertibility”.

• 1996: National Manpower Board: Resource Person in a Training Workshop. Prepared Module on “ Application of Labour Statistics to Policy Formulation, Programme Design and Evaluation”.

• 1996: African Economic Research Consortium in collaboration with the Nigerian Economic Society and the Central Bank of Nigeria. Resource person at Senior National Policy Workshop on Fiscal and Monetary Policies under Structural Adjustment Programme.

• 1995: National Manpower Board: Prepared commissioned paper on  “Role of Nigerian Labour Market in Attainment of Full Employment”.

• 1994: Federal Agricultural Coordinating Unit (FACU): Consultancy on the “Expenditure Management Review of the Agricultural Sector Programme of Enugu State, Nigeria”.

• 1992-1993:  National Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA): Lectures on the Free Enterprise System.

• 1992: National Revenue Mobilization Allocation and Fiscal Commission: Prepared a commissioned paper on “Financial Transfers in a Federation: A Critical Overview of Vertical Revenue Allocation in Nigeria”.

• 1991: ILO/UNDP/NDE Counterpart Training Programme for Nigeria on Agro-Industrial Analysis: Prepared commissioned Modules on:

(i)  Agro-Industrial Analysis within the Broader Framework of Industrialization.

(ii) Overview of Agro-Industrial Analysis: The Systems Perspective.

• 1984: Anambra State of Nigeria: Member of five-man panel that produced the ‘Anambra State Finance and Revenue Commission Report’.

• 1982: Productivity, Prices and Incomes Board of the Executive Office of the Presidency: Participated in the analysis of Nigeria’s incomes policy.

Membership of professional bodies
Publications (Articles and Journals)