Osarodion Agbontaen


After several years as a research associate in the Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics at Lagos Business School, Mr Osaro Agbontaen is now a Lecturer in Economics, Mathematics and Statistics. He holds a B.Sc. Education/Economics & Statistics and a MSc Economics from the University of Benin and is now in the final stages of his PhD in Macroeconomics Dynamics with the University of Gdansk (Poland).

Book chapter
Agbadudu, J.O. and Agbontaen, O.O. 2010. Human Relations and Entrepreneurship, in Entrepreneurship: A Practical Approach, Chapter 23, Centre for Entrepreneur Development, University of Benin, Mindex Publishers, Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria.

Journal Articles
Donwa, P., Okonedo, E. and Agbontaen, O.O., 2013. “Currency Crisis and Output Growth in Nigeria’, World Journal of Social Sciences, Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 63-82, March.

Donwa, P. and Agbontaen, O.O., 2012. “International Financial Risk, Investment and Growth in Nigeria”, World Journal of Social Sciences, Vol. 2, No. 3, Pp. 78-89, May.

Andrew, E. O. E. and Agbontaen, O.O., 2011. “An Empirical Study of Domestic Distortions, Economic Growth, Inflation, Fiscal Stability and Financial Depth in Nigeria”, Pan African Journal, Ghana.
Donwa, P. and Agbontaen, O.O., 2010. “The Dynamics in Trends the Determinants of investment in Nigeria”, International Review of Business Research Papers, Vol. 1, No. 6, December, ISSN: 1837-5685.

Conference papers
Agbontaen, O.O. and Okonedo, E., 2014 “Individual Investors’ stock buying behavior: Does experience matter in a developing economy stock market. Accepted for presentation at the Economics and Finance Modeling (ECOMOD) conference, Bali, Indonesia, 16 July.
Agbontaen, O.O. and Donwa, P., 2013 “An Assessment of the linkages between performance in trade, non-tariff policies, and output in English speaking West-African countries: Implication for policy integration. WTO Research Group, University of Jordan, Working Paper, June.
Okwechime, E.O. and Agbontaen, O.O. 2010. “An Analysis of Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment for Sustainable Development in Nigeria, International Conference on Gender Equality and Sustainable Development in the Attainment of the MDG, Centre of Gender Studies, University of Benin, Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria, April.
Donwa, P. and Agbontaen, O.O. 2010. “The Challenge of the Poor Female Entrepreneurs in Nigeria: An Empirical Overview”, Third World Organisation for Women in Science (TWOWS) Fourth General Assembly and International Conference, Beijing, China, 27th-30th June.
Donwa, P. and Agbontaen, O.O. 2010. “Small Business and Mentoring: The Experience of Matt-Front Enterprise”, International Enterprise Promotion Convention Workshop, Harrogate, UK, 8th-10th November.
Kelikume, I. and Agbontaen, O.O. 2010. “The Determinants of Capital inflows in Nigeria: A Cointegration Vector Autoregression Approach”, India Institute of Foreign Trade (iift), Second Empirical Issues in International Trade and Finance Conference, New Delhi, India, December.