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Winners of The Nigerian Economic Society PhD Thesis Prize Award in Economics for 2018

The Executive Council of the NES is pleased to announce the Winners of The Nigerian Economic Society PhD Thesis Prize Award in Economics for 2018. The announcement took place at the just concluded 59th Annual Conference of the Society which was held at NICON Luxury Hotel, Abuja between 25 and 27 September 2018.

The Four-man Award Committee which was chaired by Professor C.E. Okojie of the University of Benin received a total of 12 Theses for the competition. After a thorough assessment and review of the theses based on the set criteria, the following were adjudged to be the best three theses for the year 2018.

1st Prize - Financial Liberalisation And Macroeconomic Convergence In West Africa Monetary Zone by Bakare-Aremu, Tunde Abubakar, University Of Lagos - 2016

2nd Prize - The Impact of Financial Services Trade Liberalisation on Nigeria's Economic Growth by Basiru Oyeniran Fatai, University Of Ibadan - 2018

3rd Prize - Oil Price Volatility And Fiscal Behaviour Of Government In Nigeria by Ismail Olaleke Fasanya, University Of Ibadan - 2017

The Managment of the NES heartily congratulates all the winners and also appreciate the members of the committee for a job well done.

Management

Posted in News by Admin
Mon, October 15, 2018


Communique of the 59th Annual Conference of the Nigerian Economic Society, held at the NICON Luxury Hotel, Abuja from September 25-27, 2018

Theme: Optimizing Value Chain in the Agricultural Sector in Nigeria
The Nigerian Economic Society in partnership with the African Development Bank Group organised the 59th Annual Conference of the Society at the NICON Luxury Hotel, Abuja from September 25-27, 2018, with the broad theme: Optimizing Value Chain in the Agricultural Sector in Nigeria.
The Nigerian Economic Society deeply appreciates the African Development Bank’s support and expresses thanks to the amiable President of the Bank, Dr. Akinwumi A. Adesina for believing in the Society and delivering a fruitful partnership.
In attendance were Senior Management and staff of the African Development Bank led by Dr. Celestin Monga, Chief Economist and Vice President for Economic Governance & Knowledge Management (ECVP), the Bank’s Senior Country Director, Dr. Ebrima Faal; top government officials from the Central Bank of Nigeria, Federal Ministry of Budget and National Planning, Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, Senior Management staff of the African Development Bank, representatives of other development partners, fellows and members of the Society among others.
The Conference was declared open by the Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, GCON, who was ably represented by the Special Adviser to the President on Economic Matters, in the office of the Vice President, Dr. Adeyemi Dipeolu. In his key note address, the Vice President enumerated the various efforts of the Federal Government to address the challenges of the agricultural sector. Notable among them is the direct distribution of fertilizers to farmers.
In all, seventy-one papers were presented at the Conference comprising seven in the plenary and sixty-four in the concurrent sessions covering a wide range of topics and issues related to agricultural value chain, technology, financing options and human capital development in the supply chain. On the whole, participants and stakeholders observed that the theme of the Conference was very apt and timely given the urgent need for the country and indeed the African continent to diversify its economy in the enhancement of sustainable economic growth and the very important task of “Feed Africa”.

Read the full detail of the communique here

Posted in News by Admin
Thu, October 04, 2018


Training on Statistical Analysis: Using SPSS in Financial Sector Analysis

We are pleased to announce the first training in 2018 on the "Statistical Analysis: Using SPSS in Financial Sector Analysis". The training will take place between Mon, July 23, 2018 and Wed, July 25, 2018 in Ibadan, Oyo State. The training programme is designed specifically for banks' research staff, financial officers and Investment Analysts; and any other officers whose work schedule has to do with analysing data for policy and decision making.

For more information on participation fee and other relevant information, kindly click here

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Posted in News by Admin
Tue, March 27, 2018

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