Ekundayo Peter Mesagan

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Dr Ekundayo Peter Mesagan is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Management and Social Sciences at Pan Atlantic University (PAU). He holds a B.Sc. Degree in Economics with a first class from Obafemi Awolowo University, an M.Sc. Degree in Economics with a distinction from the University of Lagos in Nigeria. He also holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Lagos. He is a seasoned researcher with several publications in both local and international journals. He is the first researcher to identify capital investment as a channel for improving the energy-pollution nexus. His research interest centres around Energy Policy, Environmental Economics, Natural Resources, Industrial Economics, and Macroeconomic Modelling.

Prior to joining PAU, he worked as an adjunct lecturer in both Caleb University in Lagos, and Distance Learning Institute, University of Lagos. He also worked with American International Insurance Company (AIICO) Plc and Beachcroft Global Resources Ltd as Business Development Officer. He last worked as the Lead Researcher and Managing Director in MGIG Global Services before joining PAU but remains as a Co-founder and Non-executive Director of the company.

He has published articles in reputable journal outlets like the Central Bank of Nigeria Journal of Applied Statistics, Journal of Policy Modelling, Economic Issues, Environment Development and Sustainability, International Review of Economics, Journal of Social and Economic Development, among others. He is a research consultant to private firms, individuals, and government agencies in Nigeria. He is a motivational speaker and provides career assistance on a periodic basis at several forums around the country. He is a reviewer and an editorial member of several local and international journal outlets. He loves exploring new opportunities, mentoring, teaching, and researching. Some of his publications are listed thus:

Published Book Chapters 

Mesagan, E. P. & Eregha, P. B. (2019). Political Economy of Oil resources Management in Nigeria: Lessons from other Countries. In R. O. S. Dauda, S. O. Akinleye & E. D. Balogun (Eds.), Leading Issues in Macroeconomic Stabilisation and Financial Development (pp. 251 – 263). Lagos, Nigeria: Unilag Press & Bookshop Ltd.

Eregha, P. B. & Mesagan, E. P. (2019). The Emergence of Inclusive Growth: Issues, Challenges and Policy Options for Nigeria. In O. I. Lawanson & N. M. Nwakeze (Eds.), Economics of Human Resource: Issues, Challenges & Opportunities (pp. 57 – 87). Lagos, Nigeria: Unilag Press & Bookshop Ltd.

Published Research Articles in Local and International Journals 

Yusuf, I. A., Mesagan, E. P. & Amadi, A. N. (2020). Effect of Financial Deepening on Stock Market Returns: The Case of Military and Democratic Post-SAP Regimes in Nigeria. BizEcons Quarterly, 6, 3-21. Published by Strides Educational Foundation.

Mesagan, P. E., Ogbuji, A. I., Alimi, O. I. & Odeleye, T. A. (2019). Growth Effects of Financial Market Instruments: the Ghanaian Experience. Forum Scientiae Oeconomia, 7(4), 67-82. DOI:10.23762/FSO_VOL 7_NO 4_5. Published by WSB University, Dąbrowa Górnicza, Poland.

Mesagan, P. E., Yusuf, A. I., & Ogbuji, A. I. (2019). Natural Resource Endowment and Output Growth: How Crucial is Deficit Financing in Managing Resource-Rich African Economics? Journal of Social and Economic Development, 21(2), 353-369. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40847-019-00083-z. Published by Springer Nature.

Mesagan, P. E., Isola, W. A. & Ajide, K. B. (2019). The Capital Investment Channel of Environmental Improvement: Evidence from BRICS. Environment, Development and Sustainability. 21(4), 1561-1582. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10668-018-0110-6. Published by Springer Nature.

Mesagan, P. E., Unar, A. A., Idowu, J. O. & Alamu, A. S. (2019). Oil Resource Abundance in Nigeria and Iran: Contrapuntal Effect on Social and Economic Welfare. BizEcons Quarterly, 4, 3-22. Published by Strides Educational Foundation.

Mesagan, P. E., Alimi, O. I. & Yusuf, I. A. (2018). Macroeconomic Implications of Currency Depreciation: The Nigerian Experience. Managing Global Transition, 16(3), 235-258. Published by the University of Primorska, Faculty of Management, Slovenia.

Isola, W. A. & Mesagan, P. E. (2018). Monetary Policy and Small and Medium Enterprises’ Performance in Selected West African Countries. Romanian Economic Journal, 21(69), 14-23. Published by the Bucharest University of Economic Studies.

Mesagan, P. E., Alimi, O. Y., & Adebiyi, K. A. (2018). Population Growth, Energy Use, Crude Oil Price, and the Nigerian Economy. Economic Studies Journal, 27(2), 115-132. Published by the Economic Research Institute at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences.

Mesagan, P. E. & Bello, O. M. (2018). Core Infrastructures and Industrial Performance in Africa: Do Institutions Matter? International Review of Economics. 65(4), 539-562. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12232-018-0314-y. Published by Springer Nature.

Mesagan, P. E. & Nwachukwu, I. M. (2018). Determinants of Environmental Quality in Nigeria: Assessing the Role of Financial Development. Econometric Research in Finance, 3(1), 55-78. Published by SGH Warsaw School of Economics, Poland.

Mesagan, P. E., Omojolaibi, J. A, & Umar, D. I. (2018). Trade Intensity, Energy Consumption and Environment in Nigeria and South Africa. Ovidius University Annals Economic Sciences Series, 18(1), 33-38. Published by the Ovidius University of Constanta, Romania.

Mesagan, P. E. & Adeniji-Ilori, O. M. (2018). Household Environmental Factors and Childhood Morbidity in South-Western Nigeria. Fudan Journal of the Humanities and Social Sciences. 11(3), 411-425. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40647-017-0204-9. Published by Springer Nature.

Mesagan, E. P., Olunkwa, N. C. & Yusuf, I. A. (2018). Financial Development and Manufacturing Performance: The Nigerian Case. Studies in Business and Economics, 13(1), 97-111. Published by De Gruyter for Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu, Romania.

Charles, A. O., Mesagan, E. P. & Saibu, O. M. (2018). Resource Endowment and Export Diversification: Implications for Growth in Nigeria. Studies in Business and Economics, 13(1), 29-40. Published by De Gruyter for Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu, Romania.

Isola, W. A. & Mesagan, E. P. (2017). Electricity Affordability and Household Welfare in Nigeria. Journal of Economics and Business Research., 23(2), 59-74. Published by “Aurel Vlaicu” University of Arad, Romania.

Mesagan, P. E. & Amadi, N. A. (2017). The Efficiency Market Theory: A Case of Commercial Banks Stocks in Nigeria. Ovidius University Annals Economic Sciences Series, 17(2), 583-587. Published by Ovidius University of Constanta, Romania.

Isola, W. A., Mesagan, P. E. & Alimi, O. I. (2017). Energy Crisis in Nigeria: Evidence from Lagos State. Ovidius University Annals Economic Sciences Series, 17(2), 23-28. Published by Ovidius University of Constanta, Romania.

Eregha, P. B. & Mesagan, P. E. (2017). Energy Consumption, Oil Price and Macroeconomic Performance in Energy Dependent African Countries. Applied Econometrics, 46, 74-89.

Mesagan, P. E. & Shobande, O. A. (2016). Role of Apex Banks: The Case of Nigerian Economy. Journal of Economics and Business Research, 22(2), 171-186. Published by “Aurel Vlaicu” University of Arad, Romania.

Mesagan, P. E. & Ezeji, A. C. (2016). The Role of Social and Economic Infrastructure in Manufacturing Sector Performance in Nigeria. Babcock Journal of Economics, Banking and Finance, 5, 101-119.

Omojolaibi, J. A., Unukpo, L. A. & Mesagan, P. E. (2016). Energy Security and Electricity Infrastructure in Nigeria. Caleb Journal of Social and Management Sciences, 2(2), 42-77.

Omojolaibi, J. A., Mesagan, P. E. & Stanley, N. C. (2016). Globalisation and Financial Development in Nigeria. Iranian Economic Review, 20(4), 461-478. Published by the University of Tehran, Faculty of Economics.

Isola, W. A. & Mesagan, P. E. (2016). Determinants of Pharmaceutical Industry’s Performance in Nigeria. Managing Global Transitions, 14(3), 267-282. Published by the University of Primorska, Faculty of Management, Slovenia.

Saibu, M. O. & Mesagan, P. E. (2016). Environmental Quality and Growth Effects of Foreign Direct Investment in Nigeria. Iranian Economic Review, 20(2), 125-140. Published by the University of Tehran, Faculty of Economics.

Omojolaibi, J. A., Okenesi, T. P. & Mesagan, P. E. (2016). Fiscal Policy and Private Investment in Selected West African Countries. CBN Journal of Applied Statistics, 7(1b), 277-308.

Mesagan, P. E. & Dauda, R. O. S. (2016). Does Education Matter for Inclusive Growth? The Nigerian Case. Journal of Economics and Business Research, 22(1), 168-189. Published by “AurelVlaicu” University of Arad, Romania.

Omojolaibi, J. A., Mesagan, P. E. & Oladipupo, T. D. (2016). The Dynamics of Electricity Consumption and Private Investment in Nigeria. Economic Issues, 21(2), 33-51.

Eregha, P. B. & Mesagan, P. E. (2016). Oil Resource Abundance, Institutions and Growth: Evidence from Oil Producing African Countries. Journal of Policy Modelling, 38(3), 603-619. Published by Elsevier Inc.

Mesagan, P. E. (2015). Economic Growth and Carbon Emission in Nigeria. The IUP Journal of Applied Economics, 14(4), 61-75.

Eregha, P. B., Mesagan, P. E. & Ayoola, O. O. (2015). Petroleum Products’ Prices and Inflationary Dynamics in Nigeria. The Empirical Econometrics and Quantitative Economics Letters, 4(4), 108-122. Published by Chiang Mai University, Thailand.

Omojolaibi, J. A., Mesagan, P. E. & Adeyemi, O. S. (2015). The Impact of Non-Oil Exports on Domestic Investment in Nigeria. The Empirical Econometrics and Quantitative Economics Letters, 4(3), 15-29. Published by Chiang Mai University, Thailand.

Mesagan, P. E. (2015). Economic Growth and Environment Nexus: The Role of Foreign Direct Investment. A Research Journal on Contemporary Issues and Development, Rivers State University of Education, 4(3), 44–52.

Isola, W. A. & Mesagan, P. E. (2014). Impact of Oil Production on Human Condition in Nigeria. West African Journal of Monetary and Economic Integration, 14(1), 84-102. Published by the West African Monetary Institute.

Alenoghena, R. O., Enakali-Osoba, C. & Mesagan, P. E. (2014). Financial Deepening and Performance of the Nigerian Capital Market: Empirical Evidence. Global Institute for Research and Education, 3(4), 142-151.