Olaniyi Evans

Olaniyi Evans
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Mr Olaniyi Evans

Olaniyi Evans is a Nigerian economist, a public policy analyst and a university lecturer teaching at Pan Atlantic University, Lagos, Nigeria. He is a recipient of the 2009 University of Lagos Certificate of Excellence and the 2019 Emerald Literati Award for the Highly Commended Article. Evans is known in academia for his work on public policy, digital economy (including ICT, cryptocurrency and digital finance), financial inclusion, tourism, and dynamic stochastic general equilibrium (DSGE) modeling from African economy perspective. He earned his BSc first class, MSc distinctions and went on to pursue a PhD all in economics from the University of Lagos. Evans is the author of increasingly cited scholarly works and textbooks, and has published a substantial number of scholarly articles in top-rated academic journals and edited volumes. He is the managing editor of the prestigious open-access peer-reviewed scholarly journal: BizEcons Quarterly.

 

PUBLICATIONS

Grade 2 Journals

Evans O. (2019). Repositioning for increased digital dividends: internet usage and economic well-being in Sub-Saharan Africa, Journal of Global Information Technology Management, 22:1, 47-70, DOI: 10.1080/1097198X.2019.1567218

Adeola, O., & Evans, O. (2019). ICT, infrastructure, and tourism development in Africa. Tourism Economics, https://doi.org/10.1177/1354816619827712.

Adeola, O., & Evans, O. (2019). Digital tourism: mobile phones, internet and tourism in Africa. Tourism Recreation Research, 44(2), 190-202.

Evans, O. (2018). Digital politics: internet and democracy in Africa, Journal of Economic Studies, 46(1), 169-191.

Grade 1 Journals

Evans, O. (2019). Financing for sustainable development in Africa: The potentials of domestic and international sources of finance for the UN sustainable development goals, Interdisciplinary Journal of Economics and Business Law, 9.

Evans, O. (2019). Information and Communication Technologies and economic development in Africa in the short and long run, International Journal of Technology Management and Sustainable Development, 18(1), 127-146

Evans, O. (2019). Blockchain Technology and the Financial Market: An Empirical Analysis, Actual Problems of the Economy, 211, 82-101.

Vincent, O. & Evans, O. (2019). Can cryptocurrency, mobile phones, and internet herald sustainable financial sector development in emerging markets?, Journal of Transnational Management, 24(3), 259-279.

Evans, O., & Kelikume, I. (2019). The impact of poverty, unemployment, inequality, corruption and poor governance on Niger Delta militancy, Boko Haram terrorism and Fulani Herdsmen attacks in Nigeria. International Journal of Management, Economics and Social Sciences, 8(2), 58-80. DOI: 10.32327/IJMESS/8.2.2019.5

Adeola, O., & Evans, O., (2019). Digital health: ICT and health in Africa, Actual Problems of Economics, 10(208), 66-83.

Evans, O. (2019). Money, Inflation and Output in Nigeria and South Africa: Could Friedman and Schwartz Be Right. Journal of African Business, 20(3), 392-406.

Evans, O. (2018). Digital Agriculture: Mobile Phones, Internet & Agricultural Development in Africa, Actual Problems of Economics, 7-8(205-206), 76-90.

Evans, O. (2018). Connecting the poor: the internet, mobile phones and financial inclusion in Africa, Digital Policy, Regulation and Governance, 20(6), 568-581.

Evans, O., & Kelikume, I. (2018). The Effects of Foreign Direct Investment, Trade, Aid, Remittances and Tourism on Welfare under Terrorism and Militancy. International Journal of Management, Economics and Social Sciences, 7(3), 206-232.

Adeola, O., Boso, N., & Evans, O. (2017). Drivers of international tourism demand in Africa. Business Economics, 53(1), 25-36.

Adeola, O., & Evans, O. (2017). Financial inclusion, financial development, and economic diversification in Nigeria. The Journal of Developing Areas, 51(3), 1-15.

Adeola, O., & Evans, O. (2017). The impact of microfinance on financial inclusion in Nigeria. The Journal of Developing Areas, 51(4), 193-206.

Nwaogwugwu, I., & Evans, O. (2016). A sectoral analysis of fiscal and monetary actions in Nigeria. The Journal of Developing Areas, 50(4), 211-230.

Other International Journals

Evans, O. (2019). The Curious Case of Petro-Monetary Transmission Mechanism in Oil-Producing Countries: An Analysis of the Effect of Oil Price on Inflation in Nigeria, DOI: 10.22059/IER.2019.70884, https://ier.ut.ac.ir/article_70884.html

Evans, O. (2019). How much is too much? The threshold effects of interest rate on growth and investment in Nigeria. Journal of Management & Administration, 2019(1), 69-98.

Evans, O., Nwaogwugwu, I. C., & Odior, E. S. (2019). The distributional effects of fiscal policy on consumption and employment in Nigeria: A Bayesian DSGE Approach, Journal of Economics and Policy Analysis, 4(1), 77-91.

Evans, O. (2019). The effects of US-China trade war and Trumponomics. Forum Scientiae Oeconomia, 7(1), 47-55.

Adeniji, S. O., Obi, B., & Evans, O. (2018). The Impact of Oil Price Shocks on Stock Market Prices Volatility in Nigeria. Journal of Global Economy14(3), 173-190.

Evans, O., Adeniji, S., Nwaogwugwu, I., Kelikume, I., Dakare, O., & Oke, O. (2018). The relative effect of monetary and fiscal policy on economic development in Africa: a GMM approach to the St. Louis equation. BizEcons Quarterly2, 3-23.

Evans, O. (2018). Improved Financial Performance Without Improved Operational Efficiency: the Case of Nigerian Firms. Forum Scientiae Oeconomia, 6(3), 25-39.

Evans, O. & Saibu, O. (2017) Quantifying the Impact of Monetary and Exchange Rate Policies on Economic Diversification in Nigeria, Nigerian Journal of Economic and Social Studies, 59(1), 131-152.

Evans, O. (2017) Threshold Effects in the Relationship between Interest Rate and Financial Inclusion in Nigeria. Journal of Economics and Business Research, 23(1), 7-22.

Evans, O, & Alenoghena, O. R. (2017) Financial Inclusion and GDP Per Capita in Africa: A Bayesian VAR Model. Journal of Economics & Sustainable Development, 8(18), 44-57.

Evans O. (2017). Back to the Land: The Impact of Financial Inclusion on Agriculture in Nigeria. Iranian Economic Review21(4), 885-903.

Evans O. & Lawanson O. (2017) A Multi-Sectoral Study of Financial Inclusion and Economic Output in Nigeria, “Ovidius” University Annals, Economic Sciences Series, Volume XVII, Issue 1

Evans, O. (2016). The Effectiveness of Monetary Policy in Africa: Modeling the Impact of Financial Inclusion. Iranian Economic Review, 20(3), 327-337.

Evans, O., & Adeoye, B. (2016) The Determinants of Financial Inclusion in Africa: A Dynamic Panel Data Approach. University of Mauritius Research Journal, 22, 310-336.

Saibu, O., Alenoghena, R., Evans, O., & Tewogbade, T. (2016). Determinants of Stock Trading Volume in Nigeria: Money Demand Approach. Journal of Empirical Economics, 5(2), 74-89.

Evans, O. (2015). The Effects of Economic and Financial Development on Financial Inclusion in Africa. Review of Economic and  Development Studies, 1(I), 17-25

Evans, O. & Kelikume, I., (2015). Inflation Targeting As A Possible Monetary Framework For Nigeria. In Global Conference on Business & Finance Proceedings (Vol. 10, No. 1, p. 420). Institute for Business & Finance Research.

Evans, O. & Alenoghena, R., (2015). Corruption Effects on Nigeria: Aggregate and Sectoral Estimates Using VAR. Journal of Economic & Financial Studies, 3(02), 18-26.

Book Chapters

Evans, O. & Lawanson, O. (2019). Human Capital, Structural Change and Economic Growth in Developing Countries: The Case of Nigeria. Economics of Human Resource: Issues, Challenges and Opportunities: A Festschrift in Honour of Professor Folayan Ojo.

Nwaogwugwu, C. I. & Evans, O. (2019). What are the Short-run and Long-run Drivers of Human Capital Development in Nigeria? Economics of Human Resource: Issues, Challenges and Opportunities: A Festschrift in Honour of Professor Folayan Ojo.

Adeola, O., Hinson R. E., & Evans, O. (2019). Social Media in Marketing Communications: A Synthesis of Successful Strategies for the Digital Generation, In Business Transformation in Data Driven Societies, Palgrave MacMillan.

Adeola, O., Evans, O., & Hinson, R. E. (2018). Tourism and economic wellbeing in Africa In M. Mkono (Ed.), Positive tourism in Africa (pp. 162-175), Routledge, Taylor & Francis.

Evans, O. (2018). Digital Government: ICT & Public Sector Management in Africa, In W. Sroka, J. Kurowska-Pysz, L. Wrobiewski & J. Kliestiklova (Eds.) New trends in management: regional, cross-border and global perspectives. London: London Scientific Publishing, 269-286.

Adeola, O., Ngoasong, M. Z., & Evans, O. (2017). The Gender Question and Family Entrepreneurship Research. In Knowledge, Learning and Innovation (pp. 159-176). Springer, Cham.

Books

Evans, O. (2014). How to Get a First-Class Degree. Acadapages, Lagos.

Evans O. (2019). The Firstclass You. Rysearch, Lagos.

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Digital Economy

Public Policy Analysis

Financial Inclusion

Tourism

Dynamic Stochastic General Equilibrium (DSGE) Models

 

 

 

PUBLICATIONS

Journal articles

Adeola, O., Boso, N., & Evans, O. (2017). Drivers of international tourism demand in Africa. Business Economics, 1-12.

Evans O. & Lawanson O. (2017) A Multi-Sectoral Study of Financial Inclusion and Economic Output in Nigeria, “Ovidius” University Annals, Economic Sciences Series, Volume XVII, Issue 1 /2017

Adeola, O., & Evans, O. (2017). Financial inclusion, financial development, and economic diversification in Nigeria. The Journal of Developing Areas, 51(3), 1-15.

Adeola, O., & Evans, O. (2017). The impact of microfinance on financial inclusion in Nigeria. The Journal of Developing Areas, 51(4), 193-206.

Evans, O. (2016). The Effectiveness of Monetary Policy in Africa: Modeling the Impact of Financial Inclusion. Iranian Economic Review, 20(3), 327-337.

Evans, O., & Adeoye, B. (2016) The Determinants of Financial Inclusion in Africa: A Dynamic Panel Data Approach. University of Mauritius Research Journal, 22, 310-336.

Nwaogwugwu, I., & Evans, O. (2016). A sectoral analysis of fiscal and monetary actions in Nigeria. The Journal of Developing Areas, 50(4), 211-230.

Muibi, S. O., Osi, A. R., Evans, O., & Seun, T. (2016). Determinants of Stock Trading Volume in Nigeria: Money Demand Approach. Journal of Empirical Economics, 5(2), 74-89.

Evans, O. (2015). The Effects of Economic and Financial Development on Financial Inclusion in Africa. Review of Economic and  Development Studies, 1(I), 17-25

Evans, O. & Kelikume, I., (2015). Inflation Targeting As A Possible Monetary Framework For Nigeria. In Global Conference on Business & Finance Proceedings (Vol. 10, No. 1, p. 420). Institute for Business & Finance Research.

Evans, O. & Alenoghena, R., (2015). Corruption Effects on Nigeria: Aggregate and Sectoral Estimates Using VAR. Journal of Economic & Financial Studies, 3(02), 18-26.

 

Book Chapters

Adeola, O., Ngoasong, M. Z., & Evans, O. (2017). The Gender Question and Family Entrepreneurship Research. In Knowledge, Learning and Innovation (pp. 159-176). Springer, Cham.