Umoru David

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Staff Name: Associate prof Umoru David

Phone: 08033888414

Email: david.umoru@edouniversity.edu.ng

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Faculty: Faculty of Arts, Management and Social Sciences

Department: Economics

Position: Associate Professor

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David Umoru holds a PhD degree in Economics with concentration on Applied Econometrics, Mathematical Economics & Macroeconomic Modelling. Umoru who was privileged to enjoy a PhD scholarship by the African Economic Research Consortium (AERC) based in Nairobi, Kenya in collaboration with the University of Benin is an Associate Professor of Economics with loads of academic publications in reputable academic journals. He is an Editor of International Journal of Management Studies, Business and Entrepreneurship Research published by Centre for Advanced Research and Development (CARD), Rivers State University of     Science & Technology, Port-Harcourt, Nigeria.  

 

David Umoru whose career objective is to effectively contribute to economic growth and the development of nations by enhancing adequate training through teaching and researching, has visited countries such as Canada and UK (London) for conferences and workshops. Prior to joining Edo University Iyamho, David Umoru lectured at the Benson Idahosa University, Benin City where he respectively occupies the seat of an acting Head of Department of Economics, Banking and Finance, in the absence of the substantial Head of Department. He formally coordinated the Postgraduate programme of the Department of Economics, Banking & Finance for several years. By these activities, he accumulated wealth of administrative experiences in addition to his interpersonal skills which had equipped him to function exceptionally as a University academic. At the moment, David Umoru is the Ag. Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Management and Social Sciences, Edo University Iyamho. 

 

Umoru is an effective administrator and teacher with a proven track-record of combining a strong teaching knowledge with excellent administrative skills to identify and maximise academic goals and objectives including learning opportunities for results delivery in a high-pressured target-based environments. He is exceedingly experienced in teaching. In fact, at both the undergraduate and postgraduate programs, Umoru has taught Applied Econometrics, Quantitative Techniques: Methods & Applications, Advanced Macroeconomics, Applied Industrial Economics, Applied Statistics: Methods & Applications, Structure of the Nigerian Economy, Advanced Monetary Economics etc.

 

David Umoru is an Econometrician and a consultant in the field of Economics. This is evinced in his rigorous mathematical modelling plus econometric analysis of most of his published articles. He is a prize winner and hence a recipient of numerous academic prizes namely, Departmental Academic Prize for the Best Graduating Student, Economics & Statistics, University of Benin, Chief James Onanefe Ibori’s Prize for the Best Graduating Student, Economics & Statistics, University of Benin, Late Christopher Uzoka’s Prize for the Best Graduating Student, Economics & Statistics, University of Benin, Professor S. E. N. Okoh’s Foundation Prize for the Best Graduating Student, Economics & Statistics, University of Benin and Rector’s Certificate of Honors for the Best Graduating Student, Department of Statistics, Auchi Polytechnic, Auchi in the 1996/1997 session.

 

Umoru is vastly skilled in Least Square Regression, Muticollinearity VIF Test, Probit & Logit Regression Analysis, Logit Regression Analysis, Panel Data Co-integration Analysis, Vector Autoregression (VAR) Analysis, Error Correction Modelling (ECM), GARCH in Mean Model Analysis, Volatility Analysis and Forecasting, Threshold Autoregressive (TAR) Models. Non-linear Econometric Model Analysis, Vector Error Correction Modelling (VECM), Autoregressive Conditional Heteroskedasticity (ARCH) and GARCH Model Analysis, Math-Type Equation Object as well as econometric packages such as Eviews, Stata, SPSS for in-depth analysis of economic policy issues.  He is responsibly married with four (4) children.

 

My Curriculum Vitae


  1. PERSONAL DATA

Name:                                                UMORU David AERC, FMNES             

Present Status:                                  Associate Professor

Date of Birth:                                    March 20, 1979

Place of Birth:                                   Jattu Uzairue

State of Origin:                                           Edo State

Local Govt. of Origin:                       Etsako West (Iyora)

Nationality:                                       Nigerian

Sex:                                                             Male

Marital Status:                                  Married

Number & Ages of Children:             1. Godswill Ayuagbe Umoru (9 yrs. +)

  1.           Gerald Ikpemhinoghena Umoru (7 yrs. +)
  2. Winifred Ochuwa Umoru (5 yr. +)
  3. Kezia Onotseke Umoru (3 yr. +)

Contact Address:                              Department of Economics,

Faculty of Arts, Mgt. & Social Sciences,

Edo University, Iyamho (EUI),

Edo State, Nigeria.        

Permanent Home Address:               23 John Jacob Street, Iguomo, Benin City.

Phone Contacts:                                GSM:                            1. +2348033888414

  1.                    +2348028807862

E-mail Contacts:                               david.umoru@yahoo.com

umoru.david26@gmail.com

david.umoru@edouniversity.edu.ng

Area(s) of Research Interest:     (1) Econometrics & Mathematical Economics

                                                  (2) Macroeconomic Modelling & Policy Analysis                                                (3) Monetary & International Economics

 

Date of First Appointment:       January, 2007

Date of Last promotion:                     October, 2012

 

  1. SCHOOLS ATTENDED  QUALIFICATIONS                 DATES
  2. University of Benin,               PhD Economics                       2007 – 2012
  3. University of Benin,               MSc Economics                       2004 – 2006
  4. University of Benin,               BSc Economics & Statistics      1999 – 2002
  5. Auchi Polytechnic Auchi,       ND Statistics                           1995 – 1998
  6. Our Lady of Fatima College,

Auchi, Edo State, Nigeria        O’Level W.A.S.C                    1989 – 1994

  1. Abidi Primary School,

Iyora Uzairue, Edo State, Nigeria     F.S.L.C                          1983 – 1988

 

  1. SCHOLARSHIP, FELLOWSHIP, AWARDS AND RECOGNITION

(i) Academic Prizes/Distinctions

  1.            Departmental Academic Prize:

                          Best Graduating Student, Economics & Statistics, University of Benin, 2000/2001

  1.            Chief James Onanefe Ibori’s Prize:

                          Best Graduating Student, Economics & Statistics, University of Benin, 2000/2001

  1.            Late Christopher Uzoka’s Prize:

                          Best Graduating Student, Economics & Statistics, University of Benin, 2000/2001

  1.            Prof. S. E. N. Okoh’s Foundation Prize:

                          Best Graduating Student, Economics & Statistics, University of Benin, 2000/2001

  1.            Rector’s Certificate of Honors:

                          Best Graduating Student, Statistics, Auchi Polytechnic, Auchi, 1996/1997

(ii) Honors/Merit Awards

  1. Certificate of Merit,

                        Corpers’ Association, Ebonyi State, 2002/2003

  1. Certificate of Merit,

Road Safety Corps, Corpers’ Association, Ebonyi State, 2002/2003 

 

(iii) Grants/Scholarship

  1. Research Grant for PhD Thesis from African Economic Research Consortium Centre for Research and Development, Kenya: 2012
  2. PhD Scholarship from African Economic Research Consortium (AERC), Kenya: 2007- 2012

 

  1. WORK AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

  • Work Experience:

Work Experience with Formal Employment

Designation/Institution

Work Description

Period

Associate Professor,

Edo University, Iyamho

Teaching, Research

& Supervision

March 2016 –Date

Senior  Lecturer,

Benson Idahosa University

Teaching, Research

& Supervision

Oct. 2012–Oct. 2016

Lecturer II,

Benson Idahosa University

Teaching, Research

& Supervision

Oct. 2009  –Oct. 2012

Asst Lecturer,

Benson Idahosa University

Teaching, Research

& Supervision

Jan. 2007–  Oct. 2009

Work Experience without Formal Employment

Designation/Institution

Work Description

Period

Teaching Assistant, University of Benin

Facilitated Courses in:

Microeconomics,

& Int’l Economics

Graded Examination Scripts

Jan. 2005–Dec. 2006

Research Assistant,  University of Benin

Researching/

Supervision

Jan. 2005–Dec. 2006

Graduate Assistant, NYSC:

Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki

Facilitated Courses in:

Statistical Analysis

& Econometrics

Graded Examination Scripts

2002–2003

 

 

(ii)       Courses Taught

S/N

Postgraduate Course (s) Taught

Undergraduate Course (s) Taught

1.

Applied Econometrics

  Econometrics I & II

2.

Introductory Econometrics

Mathematical Economics

3.

Mathematical Economics: Methods & Applications

Industrial Economics:

Theory & Applications

4.

Quantitative Techniques:

Methods & Applications

Intermediate Macroeconomics I & II

5.

Advanced Macroeconomics I

Descriptive Statistics: Theory & Methods

6.

Advanced Macroeconomics II

Inferential Statistics:  Methods & Applications

7.

Applied Industrial Economics

Advanced Macroeconomics

8.

Applied Statistics: Methods & Applications

Applied Statistics:

 Methods & Applications

9.

Structure of the Nigerian Economy

Development Economics: Problems & Policies

10.

Advanced Monetary Economics

Production Economics: Theory and Applications

11.

28 Postgraduate Theses Supervised

236 Undergraduate Project  Supervised

  1. ADMINISRATIVE POSITION:
  2. Acting Dean: Faculty of Arts, Management & Social Sciences (FAMASS), Edo University, Iyamho, January 3, 2017 – Date.
  3. Chairman: Faculty Board of Studies, Faculty of Arts, Management &

Social Sciences (FAMASS), Edo University, Iyamho, January 3, 2017 – Date.

  1. Chairman: Vice Chancellor’s Committee on Curriculum Design for Entrepreneurship Development and Linkages (EDL), Edo University, Iyamho.
  2. Chairman: Committee to Write Draft Request for Proposals for Possible Partnership with World Class Universities, Edo University, Iyamho.
  3. Member: Governing Council Committee on Appointments and Promotions GCA & PC (2016/2017), Edo University, Iyamho.
  4. Member: Strategic Planning Committee, Edo University, Iyamho.
  5. Chairman: Strategic Planning Sub-Committee on University

Partnership and Financing, Edo University, Iyamho, April, 2017

  1. Member: Senate, Edo University, Iyamho, January 3, 2017 – Date
  2. Member: Senate Committee on Assessment of Quality of Teaching in Edo University, Iyamho.
  3. Member: Interview Panel for Appointment of Academic Staff, Edo University, Iyamho.
  4. Member: Interview Panel for Regularization of Appointments of Non-Academic Staff on Temporary Appointment, Edo University, Iyamho.
  5. Acting Head of Department: Department of Economics, Banking and Finance, Benson Idahosa University, September 1 – September 30, 2016.
  6. Postgraduate Coordinator: Department of Economics, Banking and

                      Finance, Benson Idahosa University, October 2013 – February 2016.

  1. Postgraduate Examination Officer: Department of Economics, Banking and Finance, Benson Idahosa University, October 2012 – February 2016.
  2. Chairman: Supervisory Team for Postgraduate Theses, Department of Economics, Banking and Finance, June 2012 – January 2016.
  3. Acting Head of Department: Department of Economics, Banking and Finance, Benson Idahosa University, August 24 – September 7, 2015
  4. Acting Head of Department: Department of Economics, Banking and Finance, Benson Idahosa University, September 15 – October 15, 2014.
  5. Acting Head of Department: Department of Economics, Banking and Finance, Benson Idahosa University, September 20 – October 8, 2013.
  6. Chairman: Hedge-Hog Committee, Faculty of Social and Management Sciences, March, 2015.
  7. Chairman: Postgraduate Prospectus Review Committee, Department of Economics, Banking and Finance. September, 2016.
  8. Chairman: Undergraduate Prospectus Review Committee, Department of Economics, Banking and Finance. July, 2015.
  9. Postgraduate Time Table Officer: Department of Economics, Banking and Finance, Benson Idahosa University, 2012 – 2015.
  10. Member: Community Policing, Faculty of Social and Management Sciences, January, 2015 – November, 2015.
  11. Member: Departmental Accreditation Committee, Department of Economics, Banking and Finance, 2012.
  12. Member: Accreditation Committee, Faculty of Social and Management Sciences, 2012.
  13. Undergraduate Time Table Officer: Department of Economics, Banking and Finance, Benson Idahosa University, October 2012 – October 2013.
  14. Member: Postgraduate Board of Studies, Benson Idahosa University,

February 2012 – February 2016.

  1. Chairman: Departmental Appointments and Promotions Sub-  

           Committee, Benson Idahosa University, October 2014 – October 2015.

  1. Chairman: Supervisory Team for Undergraduate Research Projects,

           Department of Economics, Banking and Finance, March 2010 – October 2013.

  1. Secretary: Board of Postgraduate Studies, Department of Economics,

Banking and Finance, Benson Idahosa University, June 2012 –  October 2013.

  1. Course Adviser: 200 Level Economics Students, 2012/2013 Session

 

  1. SERVICES TO OTHER UNIVERSITIES, NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL BODIES

 

Contribution to Quality Education                                           

  1.  External Examiner: Postgraduate Oral Defense, Department of   

     Economics, Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma (2017)

  1. Examiner: National Open University (NOU), Benin Study Centre
  2. Internal Examiner: Ph.D Oral Examination, (External Defense) School

                    of Postgraduate Studies, Benson Idahosa University. August, 2016.

  1. Internal Examiner: Ph.D Thesis Internal Defense, Department of

Economics, Banking and Finance, Benson Idahosa University, Benin City, Nigeria, June, 2016.

  1. Internal Examiner: Ph.D Thesis Internal Defense, Department of

                    Economics, Banking and Finance, Benson Idahosa University, Benin

                    City, Nigeria, May, 2016.

  1. Internal Examiner: Ph.D Thesis Internal Defense, Department of

Economics, Banking and Finance, Benson Idahosa University, Benin City, Nigeria, October, 2015.

  1. Internal Examiner: Ph.D Thesis Internal Defense, Department of

Economics, Banking and Finance, Benson Idahosa University, Benin City, Nigeria, June, 2015.

  1. Internal Examiner: M.Sc Oral Examination, (External Defense)

                   Department of Economics, Banking and Finance, Benson Idahosa 

                   University. September 2014.

  1. Internal Examiner: M.Sc Oral Examination, (External Defense)

                   Department of Economics, Banking and Finance, Benson Idahosa  

                   University. October 2016.

  1. Internal Examiner: M.Sc Oral Examination, (External Defense)

                   Department of Economics, Banking and Finance, Benson Idahosa 

                   University. October 2015.

  1. Internal Examiner: M.Sc Oral Examination, (External Defense)

                             Department of Economics, Banking and Finance, Benson Idahosa   

                             University. September 2015.

 

Consulting Activities 

  1. Consultant: Economic Commission for Africa, Consultant on Annual Report on Integration in Africa (ARIA), 2004.
  2. Consultant: African Institute for Economic Development and Planning, Dakar, Senegal. Consultant on the Empirics of Economic Growth and Sustainable Development, 2009
  3. Consultant: African Economic Research Consortium (AERC), Nairobi, Kenya. Consultant on the Empirical Econometrics, 2012

 

Contribution to Research Development

  1. External Supervisor: National Open University, Benin Study Centre
  2. Editor: International Journal of Management Studies, Business and

     Entrepreneurship Research published by Centre for Advanced   

    Research and Development (CARD), Rivers State University of

    Science & Technology, Port-Harcourt, Nigeria.

  1. Research Fellow: Development Policy Centre, Abuja. February, 2008.

 

  1. MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
  2. Full Member: Nigerian Economic Society (NES).
  3. Life Member: Environmental Sanitation Service Delivery, Benin City.
  4. Life Member: NYSC Road Safety Service Delivery
  5. Life Member: Integrated Community Development Group for the

Provision of adult education

 

  1. PUBLICATIONS

 

 Book Chapters

  1. Umoru D. and O. Asekome (2013), “Revitalizing Credit

Delivery Superlative Practices for Microfinance Banking in Nigeria”, In  Oluyombo, O. O. (ed.), Cooperative and Microfinance Revolution, Dept. of Financial Studies, Redeemer’s University, Ogun State, Nigeria pp 42 – 52

  1. Umoru D. (2012), “Empirical Investigation of the Determinants

and Dynamic Adjustment of the Real Exchange Rate in Nigeria”, In Muktar, M. (ed.), Studies In the State of the Nigerian Economy, Umaru Musa Yar’ Adua University, Kastina, Nigeria   pp 51 – 82

  1. Oaikhenan H. E. and Umoru (2012), “Determinants of

Public Health Investment Expenditures in Nigeria”, In Olanrewaju O. et al. (ed.), Economics of Health System Governance and Financing in Nigeria, University of Ibadan, Ibadan University Press, Nigeria pp 149 – 164.

  1. Umoru D. and S. Umar (2008), “Banking Sector Reforms

and   Investment Behaviour in Nigeria”, In Idahosa and Guobadia (eds.), Socio-Economic Reforms in Nigeria, Benson Idahosa University, Benin City, Nigeria pp 346 – 355

  1. Ovenseri-Ogbomo F. O. and Umoru (2008), “Investment

and Economic Growth in Nigeria: An Empirical Discourse”, Nigerian Political Economy & Sustainable Development, Looking Ahead, Benson Idahosa University, Benin City, Nigeria pp. 77 – 88, April.

 

Journals

  1. Umoru D. and Janet A. Onimawo (2017), A Study on Growth and Oil

Price Fluctuation in Nigeria: A Variance Decomposition Evidence. International Journal of Social Sciences & Educational Studies, Iraq. Vol. 4, No. 1, 1–11. September.

  1. Umoru D. and A. Erhi (2017), St. Louis Model for Macroeconomic

Policy Determination in Relation to Employment Generation in a Developing Economy: Some Simulation Results. Academic Journal of Economic Studies, Romania. Vol. 3, No. 3, 24–32. September.

  1. Ovenseri-Ogbomo O. and Umoru D. (2017), Economic Transformation

and Human Development Index in Nigeria: A Econometric Evaluation of the Endogenous Growth Model. International Journal of Social Sciences & Educational Studies, Iraq. Vol. 4, No. 1, 72–81. September.

  1. Agbonrha-Oghoye Imas Iyoha and Umoru D. (2017), Capital Structure and

Firm Financial Performance in Nigeria: Empirical Evidence of the Causal Link. The Journal Contemporary Economy, Russia. Vol. 2, No. 4, 69 – 83. October.

  1. Umoru D. and Samuel Iweriebor (2017), “Econometric Test of

Arbitrage Pricing and its Volatility in the Nigeria Equities Market”, CARD International Journal of Management Studies, Business and Entrepreneurship Research, Rivers State University of Science & Technology, Port Harcourt, Nigeria. Vol. 2, No.2: 109 – 131, June.

  1. Umoru D. and F. Eboreime (2016), An Econometric Estimation

of Nigeria’s Export Competitiveness in the Global Market. European Scientific Journal. London, United Kingdom. Vol.12, No. 7: 396 – 417, March.

  1. Umoru D. and O. Osemwegie (2016), Capital Adequacy and Financial

Performance of Banks in Nigeria: Empirical Evidence Based on the FGLS Estimator. European Scientific Journal.  London, United Kingdom. Vol.12, No. 25: 295 – 305, September.

  1. Aisien N. L. and Umoru D. (2016),  Economies of West Africa Region

and the Environmental Kuznets Curve: Empirical Assessment.   Asian Journal of Empirical Research, Pakistan Vol.6, Issue 1: 1– 8

  1. Umoru D. and O. Ewere Okungbowa (2016), “Devaluation,

              External Balance and Macroeconomic Adjustment: An  

             Econometric Evidence for Nigeria”, Sokoto Journal of 

             Management Studies, Usmanu Danfodiyo University,

              Sokoto State, Nigeria, Vol. 11, No. 2: 1 – 22, September

  1. Ovenseri-Ogbomo and Umoru D. (2016), A Simultaneous Equation

Analysis of the Relationship between Foreign Direct Investment, Public Expenditure and Economic Growth in Nigeria. European Scientific Journal. London, United Kingdom. Vol.12, No. 4: 483 – 496, February.

  1. Erhi M. and D. Umoru (2016), “The Economics of Trading

Agreements in West African Monitoring Zone (WAMZ)”, AAU Journal of Management Sciences, Epkoma, Nigeria, Vol. 7, No. 2: 1 – 10, December

  1. Umoru D. and Ohiomu (2016), “Saving and Consumption

Patterns, Implications for Retirement in Nigeria”, Centre for Advanced Research and Development (CARD) International Journal of Social Sciences and Conflict Management, Rivers State University of Science & Technology, Port Harcourt, Nigeria. Vol. 1, No.1: 34 – 52, June.

  1. Umoru D. and N. Tizhe (2016), Econometric Evidence on

Monetary Policy Shocks and Balance of Payments Adjustment in Nigeria”, Sokoto Journal of Management Studies, Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto State, Nigeria, Vol. 10, No. 1: 198 – 219, March

  1. Umoru D. and J. Oriafor (2016), Financial Sector

Development and the Liquidity of the Stock Market in Nigeria, The Certified National Accountant. Lagos, pp19 – 23, January – February.

  1. Umoru D. and Solomon (2015), “Threshold Autoregressive

Conditional Heteroskedasticity Model of Exchange Rate Volatility and its Determinants in Nigeria”, AAU Journal of Management Sciences, Epkoma, Nigeria, Vol. 6, No. 1 & 2: 188 – 198, December

  1. Umoru D. and G. Nwokoye (2014), “Terms of Trade Instability

and Balance of Payments Adjustment in Nigeria: A Simultaneous Equation Modelling”, International Journal of Development and Management Review, Development and Management Study Group, Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria, Vol. 9, No. 1: 193 – 207, June.

  1. Umoru D. and N Tizhe (2014), “An Econometric Analysis

of Central Bank Independence and Inflation Control in Nigeria”. Journal of Research in National Development, Federal University of Technology, Imo State Nigeria. www.transcampus.org/Journal, Vol. 12, No. 2A: 131 – 138, December

  1. Imimole B. and D. Umoru (2014), “An Empirical Analysis

of the Impact of Fiscal Deficit on Nigeria’s Economic Growth”, The Nigerian Journal of Economic and Management Studies], Department of Economics, Ambrose Ali University, Ekpoma, Vol. 5. No. 1: 105 – 119

  1. Umoru D. and L Aisien (2014), The Monetary Policy Rate of the

Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Nigerian Stock Market: A Structural VAR Analysis. Journal of Statistical and Econometric Methods, United Kingdom, Vol. 3, No. 3: 79 –113, ISSN: 2241– 384 (Print), 2241– 0376 (Online), August

  1. Umoru D. and N. Tizhe (2014), Causality Dynamics between

Money Supply and Inflation in Nigeria: A Toda –Yamamoto Test and Error Correction Analysis.  Journal of Empirical Economics, United States of America, Vol. 3, No. 2: 63 – 75, July

  1. Umoru D. (2013), Employment and Economic Growth in Nigeria: A

Bounds Specification.  Journal of Economics and Sustainable Development, United States of America. ISSN 2222 – 1700 (Paper) ISSN 2222 – 2855 (Online), Vol.4, No.5: 49- 61, March

  1. Umoru D. (2013), Employment and International Trade Flows In

Nigeria: VECM Analysis. International Affairs and Global Strategy, United States of America. ISSN 2224 – 574X (Paper) ISSN 2224 – 8951 (Online), Vol.8: 1-18, March

  1. Umoru D. (2013), Capital Flight and the Nigerian Economy. European

Journal of Business and Management, United States of America. ISSN 2222 – 1905 (Paper) ISSN 2222-2839 (Online) Vol.5, No.4: 40 – 50, February

  1. Umoru D. and E. Uwubanmwe (2013), Aggregate Investment and

Macroeconomic Policy Evaluation in Nigeria: Econometric Analysis of the Evidence. Journal of Statistical and Econometric Methods.  Vol. 2, No. 3, 115-128 ISSN: 2051–5057 (print version), 2051– 5065(online), United Kingdom. September.

  1. Umoru D. and O. Asekome (2013), Stock Prices and Exchange

Rate Variability in Nigeria: Econometric Analysis of the Evidence. European Scientific Journal. London, United Kingdom. ISSN: 1857 – 7881 (Print) e – ISSN 1857– 7431 Vol.9, No. 25: 261– 285, September

  1. Umoru D. and Olohitare P. Odjegba (2013), Exchange Rate

Misalignment and Balance of Payment Adjustment in Nigeria.  

European Scientific Journal.  London, United Kingdom. ISSN:

1857 – 7881 (Print) e – ISSN 1857– 7431 Vol.9, No.13: 260 –273, May

  1. Umoru D. and Olohitare P. Odjegba (2013), Human Capital

Development and the Nigerian Economy: A Dynamic Specification. Developing Country Studies, United States of America. ISSN 2224 – 607X (Paper) ISSN 2225 – 0565 (Online), Vol.3, No.3: 74 – 85. March

  1. Umoru D. and Adaobi S. Oseme (2013) “Inflation Expectations

and Interest Rate Variation in Nigeria: An Econometric Assessment of the Evidence”, International Journal of Development and Economic Sustainability, United Kingdom. Vol. 1 No. 2, pp. 1 – 12, June

  1. Umoru D. and Adaobi S. Oseme (2013) “Trade Flows and

Exchange Rate Shocks in Nigeria: An Empirical Result”, Asian Economic and Financial Review, Pakistan. Vol. 3, No. 7, pp. 948 – 977. April

  1. Umoru D. and A Anyiwe (2013), Dynamics of Inflation

and Unemployment in a Vector Error Correction Model. Research on Humanities and Social Sciences United States of America. ISSN 2222 – 1719 (Paper) ISSN 2222 – 2863 (Online), Vol.3, No.3: 20 – 29, March

  1. Umoru D. and A Anyiwe (2013), Tax Structures and

Economic Growth in Nigeria: Disaggregated Empirical Evidence. Research Journal of Finance and Accounting, United States of America. ISSN 2222 – 1697 (Paper) ISSN 2222 – 2847 (Online), Vol.4, No. 2: 65 – 79 February.

  1. Umoru D. and O. Yaqub (2013), Labour Productivity and

Health Capital in Nigeria: The Empirical Evidence. International Journal of Humanities and Social SciencesUnited States of America. Vol. 3 No. 4: 199 –221, February.

  1. Umoru D.  and O. Yaqub (2013a), Private and Public

Health Capital Expenditures in Nigeria: An Empirical Test of the Relationship. American Academic & Scholarly Research Journal, United States of America. http://www.aasrc.org/aasrj. Vol. 5, No. 1: 83 – 105, January

  • Umoru D. and I. Eboreime (2013), The J – Curve

Hypothesis and the Nigerian Oil Sector: The ARDL  

 BOUNDS Testing Approach. European Scientific Journal, London, United Kingdom: 1857 – 7881 (Print) e – ISSN 1857 – 7431 Vol.9, No.4: 314 – 332, February

  1. Umoru D. and I. Eboreime (2013), Industrial

Development and Trade Liberalization in Nigeria: Is there a Significant Correlation? Asian Journal of Empirical Research, PakistanOnline ISSN: 2224 4425, Print ISSN: 2306 983X Vol. 3(4): 493 – 509, April

  • Umoru D. (2013), “Monetary Models and Exchange Rate

Determination: The Nigerian Evidence”, International Journal of Development and Management Review [INJODEMAR], Development and Management Study Group, Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria, Vol. 8, No. 1: 172 – 197, June

  1. Umoru D. (2013), “Microfinance Credit and Economic

Development: An Econometric Analysis”, African Journal of Microfinance and Enterprise Development (AJMED), Benin City, Nigeria, Vol. 3, No. 2: pp 1– 26, December.

  1. Umoru D. (2013), “Fiscal Adjustment and the Growth Rate of

Gross Domestic Product in Nigeria: The Empiricism”, Redeemer's University Journal of Management and Social Sciences (RUJMSS), Ogun State, Nigeria, Vol. 1, No.1: June

  1. Umoru D. and E. Oriakhi (2013), Econometric Evaluation

of the          Fiscal Responsibility Act in Nigeria, The Certified National Accountant.  Lagos, Vol. 21, No. 4, 16 – 25, September – October

  1. Eboreime M. I. and Umoru (2012), Africa’s Immiserization

and Declining Development Interventions in a Globalizing World. Developing Country Studies, United States of America. ISSN: 2224 – 607X (Paper) ISSN: 2225 – 0565 (Online), Vol. 2, No.10: 15 – 27, December.

  1. Umoru D. and O. Ovenseri-Ogbomo (2011), “Implications

of Exchange Rate Variations on Foreign Direct Investment in Nigeria: The Empirical Evidence”, West African Social and Management Sciences Review (WASMSR), Benson Idahosa University, Benin City, Nigeria, Vol. 2, No. 1: 67 – 82, January         

  1. Okojie E. I. and Umoru (2011), “An Empirical Analysis of

          the Impact of Financial Deepening on Aggregate Savings

in Nigeria”, Nigerian Journal of Research and Production, Enugu  State University of Science & Technology (ESUT), Enugu, Nigeria Vol. 18, No. 2: 134 – 143, April

  1. Okojie E. I. and Umoru (2010), “Mobilization of Long-

Term Capital for Economic Growth in Nigeria: The Role of the Stock Exchange”, Nigerian Academy of Management Journal, Benin City, Vol. 4, No. 2: 26 – 34, December

  1. Oaikhenan H. E. and Umoru (2009), “Purchasing Power

Parity and Exchange Rate Behaviour in Nigeria: Theory and Empirical Verification”, International Journal of Economic Issues, New Delhi, India Vol. 2, No. 1: 35 – 52, January – June.

  1. Umoru D. and S. Umar (2008), “An Empirical Discourse of

the Mobilization of Long-Term Capital for Economic Growth in Nigeria: The Role of the Stock Exchange Market”, African Journal of Stability and Development Vol. 2, No. 1: 35 – 45, January   

  1. Oaikhenan H. E. and Umoru (2008), “The Causative Factors

in the Behaviour of Nigeria’s International Reserves Holdings: An Empirical Verification, 1970 – 2004”, West African Financial and Economic Review [WAIFEM] Lagos, Nigeria. Vol. 2, No. 1: 131 – 156, June

  1. Nwokoye G. A. and Umoru (2008), “Long-Term Capital as a

Tool for Economic Growth in Nigeria: The Use of Error Correction Model”, Nigerian Journal of Business Administration, University of Benin [UNIBEN], Benin City, Nigeria Vol. 9, No. 1 & 2: 176 – 190, January/July

  1. Umoru D. (2007), “Inequalities in the Distribution of World

Income: Implications for Economic Growth, Knowledge Review: A Multidisciplinary Journal [NAFAK] Vol. 14 No. 1: 82 – 94,           April.

  1. Umoru D. (2006), “An Empirical Study of the Impact of Fiscal

Policy on Private Consumption Expenditure in Nigeria: 1975–2002”, Benin Journal of Social Sciences, University of Benin, Benin City, Nigeria Vol. 14, No. 1: 35 – 45

  1. Okojie E. I. and Umoru (2004), “An Empirical Test of the

Effectiveness of Monetary Policy in Macroeconomic Stabilization of the Nigerian Economy”, Nigerian Journal of Business Administration, University of Benin, Benin City, Nigeria Vol. 6, No. 2: 1 – 24, July

 

Books in Progress

  1. Umoru, D. Applied Econometrics
  2. Umoru, D. Econometrics: Theory & Methods
  3. Umoru, D. Applied Statistical Theory & Methods
  4. Umoru, D. Elementary Statistics 
  5. Umoru, D. Advanced Macroeconomics
  6. Umoru, D. Macroeconomic Theory & Policy
  7. Umoru, D. Advanced Microeconomics
  8. Umoru, D. Microeconomic Theory & Policy
  9. Umoru, D. Advanced Mathematical Economics
  10. Umoru, D. Mathematical Economics
  11. Umoru, D. Monetary Economics: Theories & Applications
  12. Umoru, D. Development Economics: Problems & Policies

 

UNPUBLISHED RESEARCHES

  1. Empirical Determinants of Inflation in Nigeria. September, 1998.
  2.  Empirics of Purchasing Power Party in Nigeria.  February, 2006.
  3. Causes of Unemployment Dynamics in Nigeria. December, 2012.

 

  1. SEMINARS/CONFERENCES & WORKSHOPS

(i) Seminar(s)

  1. Discussant: Postgraduate Seminar Series, Department of Economics,

                             Banking and Finance, Benson Idahosa University. July, 2015.

  1. Discussant: Postgraduate Seminar Series, Department of Economics,

                             Banking and Finance, Benson Idahosa University. September, 2015.

  1. Discussant: Postgraduate Seminar Series, Department of Economics,

                             Banking and Finance, Benson Idahosa University. June, 2016.

  1. Discussant: Postgraduate Seminar Series, Department of Economics,

                             Banking and Finance, Benson Idahosa University. September, 2016.

  1. Discussant: Postgraduate Seminar Series, Department of Economics,

                             Banking and Finance, Benson Idahosa University. October, 2016.

  1. Presenter: Postgraduate Seminar Series, Department of Economics, University of Ibadan, Nigeria. May13, 2009, Paper Presented: Endogenous Health Investment and Productivity Growth in Nigeria: Disaggregated Evidence.
  2. Presenter: Departmental Seminar, Department of Economics, University of Ibadan, Nigeria. July 10, 2010. Paper Presented: Economic Performance and Monetary Policy Innovation in Nigeria.
  3. Presenter: Conference for Research and Development, Novena University, Ogume, Delta State, Nigeria, June 7 – June 10, 2009. Paper Presented: Inflation Dynamics in Africa.

 

(ii) Conference(s)

  1. Discussant: Technical Session on Growth and Employment, 2nd Conference on Microfinance and Enterprise Development with the Theme “Confronting the Scourge of Poverty through Microfinance: Issues and Challenges. August 17 – August 18, 2016 LAPO Institute, Benin City.
  2. Discussant: Technical Session on Indigenous Technological Development and Economic Development, 3rd Conference on Microfinance and Enterprise Development with the Theme “Entrepreneurship, Financial Inclusion and Economic Development. August 23 – August 24, 2017 LAPO Institute, Benin City.
  3. The 5th Union Conference of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry on Savings and Retirement, Sapele, Delta State. May 26, 2016.

Paper Presented: The Economics of Retirement Planning and the Role of Cooperative Society in Nigeria.

  1. AERC Bi-Annual Research Workshop, Nairobi, Kenya. May 30 – June 5, 2009. Paper Presented: Health and Economic Growth in Nigeria.
  2. AERC Bi-Annual Research Workshop, Mombassa, Kenya. November 28 – December 3, 2009. Paper Presented: Labour Productivity and Growth in Nigeria: An Empirical Analysis.
  3. Research Workshop Methods of Researching at Greenwich University

London. September 2 – September 4, Paper Presented: Trade Flows and Exchange Rate Shocks in Nigeria.

  1. ECOWAS Commission Technical Meeting, Cotonou, Republic of Benin. September 6 – September 9, 2011. Paper Presented: Inventory of Regional Development Programmes for ECOWAS Community: Anglophone Countries.
  2. Policy Workshop on “Promoting South-South Collaboration on Technology and Innovation Issues” Organized by United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and African Centre for Technology Studies (ACTS), Hilton Hotel, Nairobi, March 12, 2013.
  3. Nigerian Economic Society (NES) Conference, held at Covenant University, Ota. September 12 –September 16, 2011. Paper Presented: The Growth of Investment and the Role of Monetary Policy in Nigeria
  4. Second International Conference of the Faculty of Social Sciences, Delta State University, Abraka, September 6 – September 8, 2006. Paper Presented: Aggregate Investment and Macroeconomic Policy Evaluation in Nigeria: Dynamic Evidence.
  5. International Conference on, “Innovations in Savings and Payments” in Speke Munyoyo Resort, Munyoyo, Uganda. June 24 – June 25, 2013.
  6. African Economic Conference on “Regional Integration in Africa”,

Montecasino Entertainment Complex, Johannesburg, South Africa, 28 – 30 October, 2013.

  1. African Economic Conference on “Inclusive and Sustainable

Development in an Age of Global Economic Uncertainty”, 30 October – 2 November, 2012, Kigali, Rwanda.

 

 

 

 

 

(iii) Workshops/Trainings

  1. Workshop on Winning Project Grants for Institutional

     Competitiveness, held at Edo University, June 22, 2017

  1. Training/Workshop on Advanced Digital Appreciation Programme for

     Tertiary Institutions    (ADAPTI).  Organized Edo University, Iyamho   

     from June 12 – June 16,   2017 by Digital Bridge Institute: An  

     International Centre for Information & Communications Technology 

     Studies

  1. Training on Pedagogy on the Use of Multimedia to Lecture. Organized

    by Edo University, Iyamho, January 9       – January 11, 2017.

  1. Workshop on Eviews Econometrics software for Industry Research:  

     By Center for Applied Econometrics Research (CAER), June, 2011.

    University of Ibadan.

  1. Workshop on SPSS Eonometrics software for Data Analysis: By 

    Center for Applied Econometrics Research (CAER), June, 2011.  

    University of Ibadan.

  1. Workshop on Eviews Econometrics software for Academic: By Africa  

    Economic Research Consortium (AERC) Joint Facility. June 18 – 23,  

  1. Arusha, Tanzania
  2. Workshop on Eviews Econometrics software for Financial Research: 

     By Africa Economic Research Consortium (AERC) Joint Facility. 

     September 12 – 15, 2012. Nairobi, Kenya.

  1. Workshop on Stata Econometrics Software for Data Analysis: By 

Africa Economic Research Consortium (AERC) Outsourcing. May 5 –     7, 2013. Arusha, Tanzania.

  1. Workshop on Stata Econometrics software for Industry Research: By   

     Africa Economic Research Consortium (AERC) Outsourcing. October 

    23, 2013. Nairobi, Kenya.

  1. Training on Math-Type Equation: By Africa Economic Research

    Consortium (AERC) Joint Facility. October, 2015. Nairobi, Kenya.

  1. Workshop on Methodology of Researching: By Research Centre.  

     Makerere University Training, Kampala, Uganda. November 2015.

 

 

  1. REFEREES

                        PROFESSOR O.T. EKANEM

              Department of Economics,                                                

              Faculty of Social & Management Sciences,

              Benson Idahosa University,

              Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria.

                        GSM:  +2348023411398

 

                        PROFESSOR A. ENOMA

              Department of Economics,                                                

              Faculty of Social Sciences,

              Ambrose Alli University,

              Ekpoma, Edo State, Nigeria.

              GSM:  +2348062539800

                  

                        PROFESSOR (PRINCE) F. I. O. IZEDONMI

              Department of Accounting,

              Faculty of Management Sciences,

              University of Benin,

  1. M. B. 1100,

              Benin City, Nigeria.

              GSM:  +2348037169144 & +2348059509150

 

                                   October, 2017

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