Olaniyi Evans

Olaniyi Evans

Mr Olaniyi Evans

Mr Evans currently leads courses on Business Mathematics and Economics. He graduated with first class honours in Economics and later with distinctions in MSc Economics from the University of Lagos. He is currently a PHD candidate in the same institution.

Prior to joining PAU in 2017, he had been an external consultant to individuals, corporate organizations and the public sector on numerous research projects. He was an adjunct lecturer in the Distance Learning Institute (University of Lagos), teaching econometrics, mathematical economics, statistics and public finance. He also worked as a researcher in the Lagos Business School (LBS).

He is the author of two books: “How to Get a First-class Degree” and “The Art of Research”. He has also published numerous articles on financial inclusion and policy in scholarly international journals. The focus of his current research is ICTs, technological innovation and the internet economy. His other areas of expertise are research, economic modelling, and dynamic stochastic general equilibrium (DSGE) modelling.




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.