1. Osabuohien, (2015). Handbook of Research on In-Country Determinants and Implications of Foreign Land Acquisitions (pp.1-430). Hershey, PA: IGI Global. DOI:
  2. Osabuohien, (2020). The Palgrave Handbook of Agricultural and Rural Development in Africa. Cham-Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan. DOI:
  3. Osabuohien, , Oduntan, E., Gershon, O., Onanuga, O. and Ola-David, O. (2021). Handbook of Research on Institutions Development for Sustainable and Inclusive Development in Africa. Hershey, PA: IGI Global. [EISBN13: 9781799848189].


Journals Articles

  1. Osabuohien, E. (2020). Guest Editorial: Labour Issues in Africa’s Agricultural and Rural Transformation II. African Journal of Economic and Management Studies, 11(3), 353-357.DOI:
  2. Ejemeyovwi, J. O. & Osabuohien, E. S. & Bowale, E.I.K. (2020). ICT Adoption, Innovation and Financial Development in a Digital World; Empirical Analysis from Africa. Transnational Corporations Review. DOI:
  3. Hassan, B., Osabuohien, E., Ayadi, F., Ejemeyovwi, J. & Okafor, V. (2020). Economic analysis of growth finance and liquid liabilities in Nigeria. Investment Management and Financial Innovations, 17(3), 387-396. DOI:
  4. Karakara, A. A. & Osabuohien, E. (2020). Clean versus Dirty Energy: Empirical Evidence from Fuel Adoption and Usage by Households in Ghana. Africa Journal of Science, Technology, Innovation and Development. DOI:
  5. Osabuohien, E. (2020). Guest Editorial: Labour Issues in Africa’s Agricultural and Rural Transformation I. African Journal of Economic and Management Studies, 11(2), 185-191.DOI:
  6. Osabohien, R., Matthew, O., Ohalete, P & Osabuohien, E (2020). Population-Poverty-Inequality Nexus and Social Protection in Africa. Social Indicators Research. 151 (2), 575-598.DOI:
  7. Osabohien, R., Onanuga, O., Aderounmu, B., Matthew, O., & Osabuohien, E. (2020). Social Protection and Employment in Africa’s Agricultural Sector. Business: Theory and Practice21(2), 494-502. DOI:
  8. Karakara, A. A. & Osabuohien, E. (2020). ICT Adoption, Competition and Innovation of Informal Firms in West Africa: Comparative Study of Ghana and Nigeria. Journal of Enterprising Communities, 14(3), 397-414. DOI:
  9. Areo, F., Gershon, O & Osabuohien, E (2020). Improved Public Services and Tax Compliance of Small and Medium Scale Enterprises in Nigeria: A Generalised Ordered Logistic Regression. Asian Economic and Financial Review, 10 (7), 833-860. DOI.
  10. Oyebola, P. O., Osabuohien, E. & Obasaju, B. (2020). Employment and Income Effects of Nigeria’s Agricultural Transformation Agenda: Evidence from Cattle Value Chain. African Journal of Economic and Management Studies, 11(2), 317-329. DOI:
  11. Osabohien, R., Ufua, D., Moses, C. L., & Osabuohien, E. (2020). Accountability in agricultural governance and food security in Nigeria. Brazilian Journal of Food Technology, 23, e2019054. DOI:
  12. Togkoz, S., Allen, S., Majeed, F.,Paris, B., Olajide, A., Osabuohien, E.  (2020). Distortions to Agricultural Incentives: Evidence from Nigerian Value Chain. Review of Development Economics, 24(3), 1027-1045. DOI:
  13. Adeleye, N., Osabuohien, E. & Asongu, S. (2020). Agro-Industrialisation and Financial Intermediation in Nigeria. African Journal of Economic and Management Studies. 11(3), 443-456. DOI:
  14. Osabohien, R., Osuagwu, E., Osabuohien, E, Ekhator-Mobayode, U., Matthew, O. & Gershon, O. (2020). Household Access to Agricultural Credit and Agricultural Production in Nigeria: A PSM Model. South African Journal of Economic and Management Sciences, 23(1), a2688. DOI:
  15. Beecroft, I, Osabuohien, E, Efobi, U., Olurinola, I. & Osabohien, R (2020). Manufacturing Export and ICT Infrastructure in West Africa: Investigating the Roles of Economic and Political Institutions. Institutions and Economies, 12 (1), 1-36. Available at: <
  16. Asongu, S.A., Efobi, U.R., Tanakem, B.V. & Osabuohien, E. (2020). Globalisation and Female Economic Participation in Sub-Saharan Africa. Gender Issues, 37, 61-89. DOI: 1007/s12147-019-09233-3.
  17. Egbetokun, S., Osabuohien, E., Onanuga, O., Akinbobola, T., Gershon, O. & Okafor, V. (2020). Environmental Pollution, Economic Growth and Institutional Quality: Exploring the Nexus in Nigeria. Management of Environmental Quality,31 (1), 18-31 [Emerald ISSN: 1477-7835]. DOI:
  18. Okorie, U, Osabuohien, E, & Oaikhenan, H. (2020). Electricity Consumption, Public Agricultural Expenditure and Output in Nigeria: A Time Series Dynamic Approach. International Journal Energy Economics and Policy, 10 (2), 113-123.
  19. Ejemeyovwi, J. O. & Osabuohien, E. S. (2020). Investigating the Relevance of Mobile Technology Adoption on Inclusive Growth in West Africa. Contemporary Social Science, 15(1), 48-61 [Taylor & Francis: ISSN:2158-2041 (Print) 2158-205X (Online)].DOI:
  20. Osabohien, R., Osabuohien, E. & Ohalete, P (2019). Agricultural Sector Performance, Institutional Framework and Food Security in Nigeria. Bio-based and Applied Economics, 8(2): 161-178: DOI: [Firenze University Press, Italy].
  21. Karakara, A. A. & Osabuohien, E. (2019). Households’ ICT Access and Educational Vulnerability of Children in Ghana. Cogent Social Sciences, 5(1) [Taylor & Francis, ISSN: 2331-1886; Web of Science Indexed]. DOI:
  22. Akinyemi, O, Efobi, U., Osabuohien, E. and Alege, P. (2019) Regional Integration and Energy Sustainability in Africa: Exploring the Challenges and Prospects for ECOWAS. African Development Review, 31(4), 517-528. DOI:
  23. Osabuohien, E., Efobi, U., Odebiyi, J, Fayomi, F. & Salami, A. (2019). Bilateral Trade Performance in West Africa: Gravity Model Estimation. African Development Review, 31 (1), 1-14. DOI:
  24. Osabuohien, E., Efobi U.R., Herrmann R. & Gitau, C.M. (2019). Female Labour Outcomes and Large-scale Agricultural Land Investments: Macro-Micro Evidence from Tanzania. Land Use Policy, 82, 716-728. DOI: .
  25. Akinyemi, O., Efobi, U., Asongu, S., & Osabuohien, E. (2019). Renewable energy, trade performance and the conditional role of finance and institutional capacity in sub-Sahara African Energy Policy, 132 , 490-498.DOI:
  26. Ejemeyovwi, J. O. & Osabuohien, E. S., Johnson, O.D & Bowale, E.I.K. (2019). Internet Usage, Innovation and Human Development Nexus in Africa: The Case of ECOWAS. Journal of Economic Structures, 8(5), DOI:
  27. Asongu, S.A., Nting, R. T. & Osabuohien, E. (2019). One Bad Turn Deserves Another: How Terrorism Sustains the Addiction to Capital Flight in Africa. Journal of Industry, Competition and Trade, 19, 501-535.DOI:
  28. Karakara, A. A. & Osabuohien, E. (2019). Households’ ICT Access and Bank Patronage in West Africa: Empirical Insights from Burkina Faso and Ghana. Technology in Society, 56, 116-125. DOI:
  29. Osabuohien, E., Obiekwe, E., Urhie, E., & Osabohien, R. (2018). Inflation Rate, Exchange Rate Volatility and Exchange Rate Pass-Through Interactions: The Nigerian experience. Journal of Applied Economic Sciences, XIII, Spring 2(56), 574-585.
  30. Osabuohien, E. & Karakara, A. A. (2018). ICT Usage, Mobile Money and Financial Access of Women in Ghana. Africagrowth Agenda Journal, 15(1), 14-18. Africagrowth Institute, South Africa. DOI:
  31. Ejemeyovwi, J. O., Osabuohien, E. S., & Osabohien, R. (2018). ICT Investments, Human Capital Development and Institutions in ECOWAS. International Journal of Economics and Business Research, 15(4), 463-474. DOI:
  32. Osabuohien, E., Beecroft, I. & Efobi, U. R. (2018). Global Trade and Trade Protection in a Globalised. Transnational Corporations Review, 10(1), 43-52 [Taylor & Francis; ISSN: 1918-6444 (Print) 1925-2099 (Online)]. DOI:
  33. Egbetokun, S., Osabuohien, E. & Akinbobola, T. (2018). Feasible Environmental Kuznets and Institutional Quality in North and Southern African Sub-regions. International Journal of Energy Economics and Policy, 8 (1), 104-115 [ISSN 2146-4553; Econjournals].
  34. Osabohien, R. A., Osabuohien, E. & Urhie, E (2018). Food Security, Institutional Framework and Technology: Examining the Nexus in Nigeria using ARDL Approach. Current Nutrition and Food Science, 14(4),154-163 [ISSN 2212-3881 (Online); 1573-4013 (Print); Bentham Science) DOI:http://dx.doi.org2174/1573401313666170525133853.
  35. Herrmann, R.; Jumbe, C.; Bruentrup, M. & Osabuohien, E. (2018). Competition between Biofuel Feedstock and Food Production: Empirical Evidence from Sugarcane Outgrower Settings in Malawi.  Biomass and Bioenergy, 114(July),100-111 [Elsevier; ISSN: 0961-9534] DOI:
  36. Adeleye, N., Osabuohien, E., Bowale, E., Matthew, O., & Oduntan, E. (2018). Financial Reforms and Credit Growth in Nigeria: Empirical Insights from ARDL and ECM Techniques. International Review of Applied Economics, 32(6),807-820 [ISSN: 0269-2171 (Print) 1465-3486, Taylor & Francis]. DOI:
  37. Akinyemi, O., Osabuohien, E., Alege, P. & Ogundipe, A. (2017). Energy Security, Trade and Transition to Green Economy in Africa. International Journal of Energy Economics and Policy, 7(3), 127-136 [ISSN 2146-4553; Econjournals].
  38. Adeleye, N., Osabuohien, E. & Bowale, E. (2017). The Role of Institutions in the Finance-Inequality Nexus in Sub-Saharan Africa. Journal of Contextual Economics, 137, 173-192. [Duncker & Humblot, Berlin].
  39. Osabuohien, E. S., Soogun, A & Urhie (2017). Examining the Relative Roles of Domestic and Foreign Direct Investments in Nigeria. International Journal of Economics & Financial Issues, 7 (4), 365-371.[ISSN 2146-4138].
  40. Akinyemi, O., Alege, P., Osabuohien, E. & Ogundipe, A. (2016). Energy Security and the Green Growth Agenda in Africa: Exploring Trade-offs and Synergies. Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences, 7(No.1 S1), 375-382 [MCSER Publishing, Rome-Italy, ISSN 2039-2117]. DOI:10.5901/mjss.2016.v7n1s1p375.
  41. Alege, P.O. & Osabuohien, E.S (2015). Trade-Exchange Rate Nexus in Sub-Saharan African Countries: Evidence from Panel Co-integration Analysis. Foreign Trade Review, 50 (3), 151-167 [Sage Publications ISSN: 0015-7325]. DOI:
  42. Osabuohien, E.S., Efobi, U. R. & Gitau, C.M .W. (2015).Environmental Challenges in Africa: Further Dimensions to the Trade, MNCs and Energy Debate. Management of Environmental Quality: 26(1), 118- 137 [Emerald ISSN: 1477-7835]. DOI:
  43. Efobi, U. R, Osabuohien, E.S. & Oluwatobi, S. (2015).One Dollar, One Bank Account: Remittance and Bank Breadth in Nigeria. Journal of International Migration and Integration, 16 (Issue 3), 761-781 [Springer: ISSN: 1488-3473]. DOI:
  44. Efobi, U. R, Beecroft, I. & Osabuohien, E.S. (2014).Access to and Use of Bank Services in Nigeria: Micro-econometric Evidence. Review of Development Finance, 4,104-114 [Elsevier ISSN: 1879-9337]. DOI: 1016/j.rdf.2014.05.002.
  45. Osabuohien, E.S (2014).Large-scale Agricultural Land Investments and Local Institutions in Africa: The Nigerian Case. Land Use Policy, 39 (July), 155-165 [Elsevier ISSN: 0264-8377]. DOI: 10.1016/j.landusepol.2014.02.019.
  46. Osabuohien, E.S. & Efobi, U. R. (2014).Assessment of Trade Performance of OIC African Members in the Face of Global Economic Crisis. Journal of Economic Cooperation and Development, 35(1), 1-22. [ISSN: 1308-7800 Turkey].
  47. Osabuohien, E.S., Efobi, U. R. & Gitau, C.M .W. (2014). Beyond the Environmental Kuznets Curve in Africa: Evidence from Panel Cointegration. Journal of Environmental Policy & planning, 16(4), 517-538. [Taylor & Francis ISSN: 1523-908X, 1522-7200]. DOI: 10.1080/1523908X.2013.867802.
  48. Olayiwola, W.K., Okodua, H & Osabuohien E.S. (2014). Finance for Growth and Policy Options for Emerging and Developing Economies: The Case of Nigeria. Asian Development Policy Review, 2(2): 20-38. [ISSN 2313-8343; 2313-8343 & Pakistan].
  49. Azuh, D., Osabuohien, E.S, Nwaubani, O.O. & Ugwuanyi, B.E. (2014). Cost Implications of the Prevalence of HIV/AIDS on the Economic Development of Nigeria. Journal of Education and Practice, 5 (13), 24-34. [ISSN: 2222-1735 & 2222-288X, Canada].
  50. George, T., Olayiwola, W.K., Adewole, M.A. & Osabuohien, E.S. (2013). Effective Service Delivery of Nigeria’s Public Primary Education: Role of Non-State Actors. The Journal of African Development, 15(1), 221-245. [ISSN: 1060-6076 African Finance and Economic Association, United States].
  51. Osabuohien, E.S. & Efobi, U. R (2013). Africa’s Money in Africa. South African Journal of Economics, 81(2), 292-306. (Wiley ISSN: 1813-6982). DOI:
  52. Alege, P.O. & Osabuohien, E.S (2013).G-Localization as a Development Model: Economic Implications for Africa. International Journal of Applied Economics and Econometrics, 21 (1), 41-72. [ISSN: 0971-8281 India].
  53. Gbaiye,G.O, Ogundipe,A. Osabuohien,E., Olugbire, O.O., Adeniran, O.A., Bolaji-Olutunji, K.A, Awodele, O.D. & Aduradola, O. (2013). Agricultural exports and economic growth in Nigeria (1980-2010). Journal of Economics and Sustainable Development, 4 (16),1-4.
  54. Efobi, U Osabuohien, E.S. (2012). Government Expenditure in Nigeria: An Examination of Tri-Theoretical Mantras, Journal of Economic and Social Research, 14(2), 27-52. [ISSN 1302-1060; Economics Dept, Fatih University, Istanbul, Turkey].
  55. Ikpefan, O. & Osabuohien, E (2012).Discount Houses, Money Market and Economic Growth in Nigeria (1992-2007). Economic Insights– Trends and Challenges, LXIV (3), 19-30. [ISSN 2284-8576, 2284-8584, Romania].
  56. Olayiwola, K.W & Osabuohien, E.S. (2011). Fiscal Hydrocephalus and Challenges of Socio-economic Development in Nigeria. Covenant Journal of Business and Social Sciences, 4(1&2), 26-42. [ISSN: 2006-0300; College of Business & Social Sciences, Covenant University, Ota, Nigeria].
  57. Efobi, U Osabuohien, E.S. (2011). Promotion of Non-Oil Export in Nigeria: Empirical Assessment of Agricultural Credit Guarantee Scheme Fund. Current Research Journal of Economic Theory, 3(1), 20-28. [ISSN 2042-4841, 2042-485X; Maxwell Scientific Organization, United States].
  58. Osabuohien, E. & Efobi, U. (2011).Trade Outcomes in Africa’s Regional Economic
    Communities and Institutional Quality: Some Policy Prescriptions. Economic Insights-Trends and Challenges, LXIII (4), 19-32. [ISSN 2284-8576, 2284-8584; Romania].
  59. Ogunrinola, I.O & Osabuohien, E.S. (2010).Globalisation and Employment Generation in Nigeria’s Manufacturing Sector (1990-2006). European Journal of Social Sciences, 12(4), 581-593. [EuroJournals, Inc. UK ISSN: 1450-2267].
  60. Olayiwola, K.W & Osabuohien, E.S. (2010). Evaluation of the Role of Fiscal Policy in Promoting Savings, Resource Mobilisation and Investment in Nigeria. The Journal of Banking and Finance, 10(1), 26-45. [Financial Institutions Training Centre, Lagos, Nigeria].
  61. Osabuohien, E.S. & Odebiyi, J.T. (2010). Managing Nigerian Economy for Global Relevance: Lessons from Brazil, China, India and South Africa. Afro-Asian Journal of Social Sciences, 1(IV), 1-16. [ISSN 2229 – 5313 Online Journal].
  62. Olokoyo, F.O., Osabuohien, E.S. & Salami, A.O (2009). An Econometric Analysis of Foreign Reserves and Some Macroeconomic Variables in Nigeria (1970-2007). African Development Review, 21 (3), 454-475. [Wiley ISSN: 1017-6772, 1467-8268].
  63. Osabuohien, E.S. & Egwakhe, A.J. (2009).Trade, WTO and the Fate of Selected African Countries. Trade Policy Review, 2, 45-59. [Trade Policy Training Centre in Africa-TRAPCA, Tanzania].
  64. Egwakhe, A.J & Osabuohien, E.S. (2009). Positioning the Nigerian Service Sector towards Vision 2020: Stylized Facts from Banking Sub-sector. Pakistan Economic and Social Review, 47(2), 139-156. [ISSN: 2224-4174, 1011-002X Economics Dept., Punjab University, Pakistan].
  65. Akinwale, A.A & Osabuohien, E.S. (2009).Re-engineering the NDDC’s Master Plan: An Analytical Approach. Journal of Sustainable Development in Africa, 11(2), 142-159. [ISSN: 1520-5509, Clarion University of Pennsylvania, United States].
  66. Egwakhe, A.J & Osabuohien, E.S. (2009). Educational Background and Youth Criminality in Nigeria. International Forum, 12(1), 65-79. [ISSN: 0119-2000,
    2350-7497 Adventist International Institute of Advanced Studies, Philippines].
  67. Osabuohien, E.S. (2008). ICT and Nigerian Banks’ Reforms: Analysis of Anticipated Impacts in Selected Banks. Global Journal of Business Research, 2 (2), 67-76. [ISSN: 1931-0277,
    2157-0191 United States].
  68. Osabuohien, E.S. & Egwakhe, A.J. (2008). External Reserves and the Nigerian Economy: The Dual Folded Debate. African Journal of Business and Economic Research, 3(2&3), 28-41. [ISSN: 1750 4554, 1750 4562 United Kingdom].
  69. Adewole, M.A & Osabuohien, E.S. (2007).Analysis of the Cost of Governance and Options for Its Reduction in Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Economic and Social Studies, 49(1), 137-159. [ISSN: 0029-0092 Nigerian Economic Society, Ibadan, Nigeria].
  70. Osabuohien, E.S. (2007). Foreign Capital and Africa’s Economic Progress: Facts from Nigeria and South Africa. The Journal of Banking and Finance, 9(1), 24-37. [Financial Institutions Training Centre, Lagos, Nigeria].
  71. Osabuohien, E.S. (2007). Trade Openness and Economic Performance of ECOWAS Members: Reflections from Ghana and Nigeria. African Journal of Business and Economic Research, 2(2 &3), 57-73. [ISSN: 1750 4554, 1750 4562 United Kingdom].
  72. Osabuohien, E.S. & Ogunrinola, I.O (2007). Causes and Effects of Industrial Crises in Nigeria: Some Empirical Clarifications. Labour Law Review, 1(4), 75-93. [Lagos, Nigeria].
  73. Osabuohien, E.S. (2007). Globalization, Governance and Economic Growth in West Africa: The Case of Cote D’iviore and Nigeria. Journal of Economic Thought, 2(1), 1-18. [Dept. of Economics, Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba, Nigeria].

Selected Chapters in Edited Book

  1. Osabuohien, E. (2020). Introduction. In, Osabuohien. E (Ed.) The Palgrave Handbook of Agricultural and Rural Development in Africa (pp.1-13) Cham-Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan. DOI:
  2. Osabuohien, E., Olokoyo, F., Efobi, U., Karakara, A. & Beecroft, I. (2020). Large-scale Land Investments and Household Livelihood in Nigeria: Empirical Insights from Quantitative Analysis. In, Osabuohien. E (Ed.) The Palgrave Handbook of Agricultural and Rural Development in Africa (pp.133-152). Cham-Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan. DOI:
  3. Karakara, A. & Osabuohien, E. (2020). Categorical Dependent Variables Estimations with some Empirical Applications. In, Sloboda, B.W & Sissoko, Y. (Eds.) Applied Econometric Analysis: Emerging Research and Opportunities (pp.164-189). DOI:
  4. Osabuohien, E., Efobi, U., Gitau, C.M., Osabohien, R.A. & Adediran, O.O. (2020). Youth Unemployment and Large-scale Agricultural Land Investments in Africa: Examining the Relevance of Indigenous Institutions and Capacity in Tanzania. In, Osabuohien. E (Ed.) The Palgrave Handbook of Agricultural and Rural Development in Africa (pp. 425-455), Cham-Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan. DOI:
  5. Osabuohien, E. and Karakara, A. A. (2020). Conclusion: Agricultural investments and Rural Development in Africa—Salient Issues and Imperatives. In, Osabuohien. E (Ed.) The Palgrave Handbook of Agricultural and Rural Development in Africa ( 627-640). Cham-Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan. DOI:
  6. Adeleye, N., Osabuohien, E., Adeogun, S., Fashola, S., Tasie, O. & Adeyemi, G. (2020). Access to Land and Food Security: Analysis of ‘Priority Crops’ Production in Ogun State, Nigeria. In, Osabuohien. E (Ed.) The Palgrave Handbook of Agricultural and Rural Development in Africa (pp. 291-311). Cham-Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan. DOI:
  7. Osabuohien, E., Okorie, U. & Osabohien, R. (2018). Rice Production and Processing in Ogun State, Nigeria: Qualitative Insights from Farmers’ Association. In Obayelu, E. (Eds).Food Systems Sustainability and Environmental Policies in Modern Economics (pp. 188-216), Hershey, PA: IGI Global. DOI: 4018/978-1-5225-3631-4.ch009.
  8. Osabuohien, E. & Ola-David, (2018). Esusu. In, A. Ledeneva (Ed.) The Global Encyclopaedia of Informality(Vol. II, pp. 66-69). London: University College London (UCL) Press. 
  9. Beecroft, I., Osabuohien, E. S. & Olurinola, I. O. (2018). Institutions, Fiscal Performance and Development Trajectories in ECOWAS: Implications for Sustainability. In U.R. Efobi & S. Asongu (Eds.) Financing Sustainable Development in Africa (pp.121-141). Palgrave-Macmillan. DOI:
  10. Osabuohien, E., Efobi, U., Odebiyi, J & Fayomi, F. (2017). Financial Development, Trade Costs and Bilateral Trade Flows: Connecting the Nexus in ECOWAS. In, Seck. D (Ed.) Investment and Competitiveness in Africa (pp. 153-176), Geneva: Springer International Publishing. DOI:1007/978-3-319-44787-2_8.
  11. Osabuohien, E. S, Efobi, U., Beecroft, I & Oluwatobi, S. (2016). Debt Sustainability and Attributtes of Politicians in Selected African Countries. In, Omotor, D & Umoh, O. (Eds.) Fiscal Policy Management: Eassys in Honour of Professor Akpan Ekpo (pp.47-75), Uyo: Department of Economics, University of Uyo.
  12. Efobi, U.& Osabuohien, E. (2016). Manufacturing export, Infrastructure and Institutions in Africa: Reflections from ECOWAS. In, Seck. D (Ed.) In Accelerated Economic Growth in West Africa (pp. 157-179), Geneva: Springer International Publishing. DOI:1007/978-3-319-16826-5_8.
  13. George T, Olokoyo, F. Osabuohien, E, Efobi U & Beecroft, I (2015). Women’s Access to Land and Economic Empowerment in Selected Nigerian Communities. In N. Andrews, E.N. Khalema, & N. T. Assie-Lumumba (Eds.) Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in Retrospect – Africa’s Development Beyond 2015 (pp.45-61), Geneva: Springer International Publishing. DOI: 1007/978-3-319-16166-2_4.
  14. Osabuohien, E. S., Gitau, C. M., Efobi, U. R., & Bruentrup, M. (2015). Agents and Implications of Foreign Land Deals in East African Community: The Case of Uganda. In E. Osabuohien (Ed.),Handbook of Research on In-Country Determinants and Implications of Foreign Land Acquisitions (pp. 263-286).Hershey, PA: Business Science Reference. doi:14018/978-1-4666-7405-9.ch013.
  15. Efobi, U & Osabuohien, E. (2015). Technological Utilization in Africa: How Do Institutions Matter? In S. Majumdar, S. Guha & N. Marakkath (Eds.) Technology and Innovation for Social Change (pp.67-84). New Delhi: Springer. DOI:1007/978-81-322-2071-8_5.
  16. Olayiwola, K.W, Osabuohien, E.S., Okodua, H., & Ola-David, O. (2015). Economic Integration, Trade Facilitation and Agricultural Exports Performance in ECOWAS Sub-Region. In M. Ncube, I. Faye & A. Verdier-Chouchane (Eds.), Regional Integration and Trade in Africa (pp.31-46). New York: Palgrave Macmillan.
  17. Osabuohien, E., Efobi, U. R, & Beecroft, I. (2014). Free trade, protectionism and the balance of trade: New empirical insights. In Simon J. Evenett (Ed.) Beggar-Thy-Poor-Neighbour: Crisis-Era Protectionism and Developing Countries (pp.13-24). London: CEPR Press.
  18. Osabuohien, E.S. & Efobi, U. R (2014).Africa’s Money in Africa: Human and Physical Capital Dimensions. In S. Sahoo & B.K. Pattanaik (Eds.) Global Diaspora and Development: Socioeconomic, Cultural and Policy Perspectives, India: Springer, 87-104. DOI: 10.1007/978-81-322-1047-4_5.
  19. Efobi, U. R, Osabuohien, E.S. & Beecroft, I. (2013).The Macroeconomic Consequences of the Black Sunday in Nigeria. In A. Jideofor (Ed.) The Politics and Economics of Removing Subsidies on Petroleum Products in Nigeria (pp. 163-177). London: Adonis & Abbey Publishers.
  20. Osabuohien, E.S. Ogundipe, A & Efobi, U.R (2013).The Land Rush in Africa: Implications and Institutional Panacea. In E.E. Oku & K.O. Asubonteng (Eds.) Harnessing Land and Water Resources for Improved Food Security and Ecosystem Services in Africa (pp.92-106). Accra: United Nations University –Institute for Natural Resources in Africa.
  21. Osabuohien, E.S., Efobi, U. R. & Gitau, C.M .W. (2013).External Intrusion, Internal Tragedy: Environmental Pollution and Multinational Corporations in Sub-Saharan Africa. In L. Leonard & M. A.Gonzalez-Perez (Eds.) Principles and Strategies to Balance Ethical, Social and Environmental Concerns with Corporate Requirements (Advances in Sustainability and Environmental Justice, Volume 12, pp.93-118). United Kingdom: Emerald Group Publishing.
  22. Osabuohien, E. S., & Efobi, U. R. (2012). Technology Diffusion and Economic Progress in Africa: Challenges and Opportunities. In N. Ekekwe, & N. Islam (Eds.) Disruptive Technologies, Innovation and Global Redesign: Emerging Implications(pp. 425-440). Hershey, PA: Information Science Reference. doi:10.4018/978-1-4666-0134-5.ch024.
  23. Olayiwola, W., Osabuohien, E., & Efobi, U., (2012). Inflation and Financial Development in Nigeria. In O. Olaniyan, A.O. Lawson, & B. Alayande (Eds.) Financial Sector Issues and Economic Development in Nigeria (Vol. 2, pp.49-67). Ibadan: University Press.
  24. Osabuohien, E. S. (2010). Technological Innovations and Africa’s Quest for Development in the 21st Century. In N. Ekekwe (Ed.),Nanotechnology and Microelectronics: Global Diffusion, Economics and Policy (pp. 382-398). Hershey, PA: Information Science Reference. doi:10.4018/978-1-61692-006-7.ch022.  
  25. Osabuohien, E.S. (2010). Industrial Conflicts and Health Care Provision in Nigeria. In A.M.A. Ninalowo, F.A. Badru & R. Akinyemi (Eds.) An interdisciplinary Discourse on the Human Condition (pp.64-95). Lagos: Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Lagos.
  26. Efobi, U. & Osabuohien, E.S. (2010). Gender Diversity and Firm’s Characteristics in Nigeria: Some Insights. In A. Osuntokun, V. Ukaogo & A. Odoemene (Eds.) Nigerian Studies: Readings Nigerian History, Society and Culture, (pp. 240-251). New Jersey: Godline Publishers.
  27. Ekanem O.T & Osabuohien, E.S. (2010). Input Pricing. In E. Kouassi, M.A. Iyoha, O.T. Ekanem, S. Guobadia & A. Barimah (Eds.) Readings in Microeconomics (pp. 151-186). Accra: New Horizon Publishers.
  28. Osabuohien E.S. & Duruji, M.M. (2007). Bank Consolidation and Informal Financial Sector in Nigeria: Analytical Perspective of Linkage Effects. In I. Akpan (Ed.) Readings in Banking and Finance (pp.25-45). Uyo: Banking and Finance Dept., University of Uyo.


Monographs/Published Conference Proceedings/Working Paper/Technical Reports

  1. Osabuohien, E. (2020). Governance and Sustainable Development: Decoupling the Interplay for the Nigerian Economy. Keynote Paper presented at Biennial International Interdisciplinary Conference, Godfrey Okoye University, Enugu, Nigeria, November 2020. DOI: 13140/RG.2.2.18925.41448.
  2. Gershon, O., Oye, Q., Osabuohien, E., Afolabi, A. & Okafor, V. (2020). Tackling Nigeria’s Gas and Electricity Challenges: Policy Options for Accelerated Industry and Economic Development in Post-COVID-19 Era. CEPDeR Policy Brief, 2020/02, July.
  3. Osabuohien, E and Karakara, A. (2020). The Fight Against Illegal Small-scale Mining in Ghana: The Need for and Political Will. EMERiCs Expert Opinion Paper. Korea Institute for International Economic Policy. Available online (Korean), June.
  4. Osabuohien, E., (2020). Engaging in Rewardable Research Endeavours in Business, Social Sciences and Humanities. CBSS/CLDS Seminar Paper, 4th June 2020. DOI:10.13140/RG.2.2.35950.64329.
  5. Osabuohien, E., Gershon, O., Oye, Q. & Efobi, U. (2020). Addressing Budget and Debt Vulnerability amidst COVID-19: Policy Pathways for Nigeria. CEPDeR Policy Brief, 2020/01, April. DOI: 13140/RG.2.2.18998.04160.
  6. Karakara, A.A., Efobi, U.R., Beecroft, I. Olokoyo, F.O. and Osabuohien, E. S (2019). Youth Employment and Large-scale Agricultural Land Investments Nexus in Africa: Mixed Method Insights from Nigeria, paper presented at Conference on Land Policy in Africa (CLPA-2019), organised by African Land Policy Centre, under the auspices of African Union Commissionn (AUC), United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) and African Development Bank (AfDB), 4–8th November , 2019 Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. Available online at
  7. Osabuohien, E. (2019). Fast-tracking Africa’s Development through Regional Economic Integration: Espousing Jan Walliser’s Framework. Jan Walliser Memorial Lecture, Bonn: Alexander von Humboldt/Germany Development Institute, June. DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.2.31377.99683.
  8. Osabuohien, E. (2019). Sailing in a Turbulent Sea: Fostering Resilient Entrepreneurship Research and University-Industry Collaboration. Discussion Paper presented at Nigerian Enterprise Research Workshop Organised by De Montfort University, Leicester, UK in conjunction with Centre for Entrepreneurship & Innovation, University of Ibadan, 25th
  9. Osabuohien, E. (2019). Examining the Economic Viability of APC’s and PDP’s Manifestos/Plans. Policy Dialogue Paper Organised by Konrad-Adeneur-Stiftung, Abuja, 12th DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.2.28535.47525.
  10. Osabuohien, E. (2019). The Science and Art of Grant Winning/Execution in Social Sciences. Faculty Seminar Series, Department of Economics and Development Studies/Centre for Economic Policy and Development Research (CEPDeR), February. DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.2.10919.39842.
  11. Tunji-Olayeni, P., Osabuohien, E.; Oluwatobi, S.; Adegbuyi, O.; Agboola, M.; Okoro, A.; Adeyemi, G.; Adeleye, N.; Motilewa, D.; Babajide, A.; Olagunju, O.; Oluwatobi, A; Adegboye, F.; Ayepola, B.; Olokoyo, F.; & Ojeka, S. (2019). RCE Ogun Climate Change Activity Book for Secondary Schools, RCE Ogun. [ISBN: 978-978-974-306-3].
  12. Tunji-Olayeni, P., Osabuohien, E.; Oluwatobi, S.; Adegbuyi, O.; Agboola, M.; Okoro, A.; Adeyemi, G.; Adeleye, N.; Motilewa, D.; Babajide, A.; Olagunju, O.; Oluwatobi, A; Adegboye, F.; Ayepola, B.; Olokoyo, F.; & Ojeka, S. (2019). RCE Ogun Climate Change Activity Log Book for Secondary Schools, RCE Ogun. [ISBN: 978-978-974-307-0].
  13. Osabuohien, E., Adeleye, N. & Osabohien, R. (2018). Developing an African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) Country Strategy for Nigeria. Technical Report submitted to African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF)/National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies (NILDS), October.
  14. Osabuohien, E. & Karakara, A. A. (2017). Financial Inclusion for Ghanaian Women and Its Prospection. EMERiCS Expert Column (Vol.58, December, pp.1-6). Seoul: Korea Institute International Economic Policy. Available online at
  15. Adeogun,S., Adeleye,N., Fashola,S., & Osabuohien, E. (2017). Promoting Cassava Production in Ogun State: Linking Data and Policy. State Policy Note, No.6.
  16. Osabuohien, E., Herrmann R., Efobi U.R., & Gitau, C.M. (2016). Female Labour Outcomes and Large-scale Land Investments in Tanzania. AGRODEP Working Paper, No.0038. Available online:
  17. Osabuohien, E., Okorie, U. & Osabohien, R. (2016). Putting Rice on Our Tables: Boosting Production, Processing and Marketing of Rice in Ogun State, Nigeria. Technical Report submitted to DTT Farms Ltd, Abuja, August.
  18. Osabuohien, E. (Monday June 20, 2016). Economy without Buffer must Experience Daily Times, p. B8.
  19. Osabuohien, E. S., Efobi, U.R, Odebiyi, J.T. & Fayomi, O.O (2015). Teaching Material on Regional Trade Agreements Localization for Nigeria and ECOWAS. Teaching Material on Regional Trade Agreements. Geneva: UNCTAD Virtual Institute, December.
  20. Ola-David, O., & Osabuohien, E. (2016). Midwifing Economic Transformation: Lessons from China’s Industrial Transformation. In J. C. Bastos de Morais (Ed.), SEED: Innovative Africa(pp. 91-92). Zurich: African Innovation Foundation. Available online at African Innovation Foundation Website.
  21. Beecroft, I., Osabuohien, E. S. & Olurinola, I. O. (2015). Sustainable Fiscal Policies and Institutional Framework in West African Countries. In O. Daramola & E. Iweala (Eds.) Proceedings of 2nd Covenant University International Conference on African Development Issues (pp.253-259). Ota: Covenant University Press.
  22. Akinyemi, O., Alege, P., Osabuohien, E. & Ogundipe, A. (2015). Energy Security and the Green Growth Agenda in Africa: Exploring Trade-offs and Synergies. In O. Daramola & E. Iweala (Eds.) Proceedings of 2nd Covenant University International Conference on African Development Issues (pp.234-241). Ota: Covenant University Press.
  23. Osabuohien, E., Efobi U.R., & Salami, A., (2012). Planning to fail or Failing to Plan: Institutional Response to Nigeria’s Development Question. Working Paper Series, African Development Bank Group. 162.
  24. Olayiwola, K.W, Osabuohien, E.S. & H. Okodua (2011).Role of Economic Integration and Trade Facilitation on Agricultural Export Performance in ECOWAS Member Countries. EPAU Monograph Series, No. 1, Abuja: ECOWAS Commission.
  25. Osabuohien, E., Efobi, U., & Beecroft, I. (2012). Free Trade versus Protectionism: New Empirical Insights on the Unending Contradiction. Technical Report submitted to The Centre for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR), UK/ African Centre for Economic Transformation (ACET), Ghana, June.
  26. Osabuohien, E. & Ike, D.N (2011). Economic Transformation and Institutional Framework in Nigeria – Lessons from Botswana and South Korea. Selected Papers at the 2011 Annual Conference of Nigerian Economic Society, 382-414.
  27. Olayiwola, K.W. & Osabuohien, E.S. (2009). Training Needs Assessment for ECOWAS for Better Performance in International Trade. Technical Report submitted to Trade Policy Training Centre in Africa (TRAPCA), Arusha, Tanzania, July.