Osabuohien, E. (2015). Handbook of Research on In-Country Determinants and Implications of Foreign Land Acquisitions (pp. 1-430). Hershey, PA: IGI Global. DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-7405-9
Osabuohien, E. (2020). The Palgrave Handbook of Agricultural and Rural Development in Africa, Geneva: Palgrave Macmillan

Selected Articles
• Adeleye, N., Osabuohien, E. & Asongu, S. (2020). Agro-Industrialisation and Financial Industrialisation in Nigeria. African Journal of Economic and Management Studies. DOI:
• 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, 22(1), a2688. DOI:
• 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), 1-37
• 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.
• 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: 10.1108/MEQ-02-2019-0050.
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:10.1111/1467-8268.12359
Osabuohien, E., Efobi U.R., Herrmann R. & Gitau, C.M. (2019). Female Labor Outcomes and Large-scale Agricultural Land Investments: Macro-Micro Evidence from Tanzania. Land Use Policy, 82, 716-728. DOI:
• 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 Countries. Energy Policy, 132 , 490-498. DOI: 012
• 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:
• Asongu, S.A., Nting, R. T. & Osabuohien, E.S. (2019). One Bad Turn Deserves Another: How Terrorism Sustains the Addiction to Capital Flight in Africa. Journal of Industry, Competition and Trade, DOI: .1007/s10842-019-00303-6
• Karakara, A. A. & Osabuohien, E.S. (2019). Households’ ICT Access and Bank Patronage in West Africa: Empirical Insights from Burkina Faso and Ghana. Technology in Society, 56, 116-125. DOI:
Osabuohien, E.S., 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
• Ejemeyovwi, J. O. & Osabuohien, E. S. (2018). Investigating the Relevance of Mobile Technology Adoption on Inclusive Growth in West Africa. Contemporary Social Science, [Taylor & Francis: ISSN:2158-2041 (Print) 2158-205X (Online)].DOI: 1582041.2018.1503320
Osabuohien, E.S. & Karakara, A. A. (2018). ICT Usage, Mobile Money and Financial Access of Women in Ghana. Africa growth Agenda Journal, 15(1), 14-18. Africa Growth Institute, South Africa. DOI:
• 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:
Osabuohien, E.S., 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:
• Egbetokun, S., Osabuohien, E.S. & 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]
• Osabohien, R. A., Osabuohien, E.S. & 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: 10.2174/1573401313666170525133853
• Herrmann, R.; Jumbe, C.; Bruentrup, M. & Osabuohien, E.S. (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:
• Adeleye, N., Osabuohien, E.S., 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:
• Akinyemi, O., Osabuohien, E.S., 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]
• Adeleye, N., Osabuohien, E. S. & 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]
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]
• Akinyemi, O., Alege, P., Osabuohien, E. S. & 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].
• 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: 5589440
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: An International Journal, 26(1), 118- 137 [Emerald ISSN: 1477-7835]. DOI:
• 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:
• 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: 10.1016/j.rdf.2014.05.002
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
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]
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
• 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]
• 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]
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:
• 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]
• 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]
• 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]
• Olayiwola, K.W & Osabuohien, E.S. (2011). Fiscal Hydrocephalus and Challenges of SocioeconomicDevelopment 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]
• 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]
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]
• 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]
• 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]
• 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]
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]
• 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]
• Akinwale, A.A & Osabuohien, E.S. (2009).Re-engineering the NDDC’s Master Plan: An AnalyticalApproach. Journal of Sustainable Development in Africa, 11(2), 142-159. [ISSN: 1520-5509, Clarion University of Pennsylvania, United States]
• 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]
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]
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]
• 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]
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]
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]
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]
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