Olalekan Aworinde


Dr  Aworinde is  a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Economics, School of Management and Social Sciences, Pan-Atlantic University. He holds a PhD in Economics from University of Bath, a MSc in Business and Applied Economics from Olabisi Onabanjo University, a BSc in Economics from Ogun State University, a National Diploma in Financial Studies from Federal Polytechnic, Offa. He also holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Teacher Education from University of Ibadan. He currently sits on the board of Global Initiative Centre for Scientific Research and Development, Ibadan, Nigeria. Dr. Aworinde consults for the Nigeria Economic Submit Group (NESG) and also a project consultant, to the Economic and Research Council (ESRC) UK, on Poverty Alleviation – Addressing the Fragility of the Core Rural Areas in Nigeria.

Prior to joining PAU in October, 2018, he was with Tai Solarin University of Education for 13 years and served in various capacities as the Head of Department of Economics and also as Deputy Director at Tai Solarin Human Resource Development Centre. Currently, Dr Aworinde teaches Public Sector Economics, History of Economic Thoughts and Labour Economics. His research interests are in macroeconomics, applied econometrics and public sector economics. In addition, he is also interested in the economics of Africa.

Publication in Learned Journals

  1. Local

Aworinde, O.B. (2015). Are Energy Consumption and GDP Per Capital Asymmetric? Empirical Evidence from Nigeria, Babcock Journal of Economics, Banking and Finance, 4, 18-32

Aworinde, O.B. & Onakoya, A. B. (2015). Testing the Validity of Wagner’s Law in Nigeria: Evidence from Nonlinear Causality, Ago-Iwoye Journal of Social and Behavioural Sciences, 4(1), 217-231

Obakoya, T. T. & Aworinde, O. B (2008). Impacts of Public Spending in Nigeria:  Trends and Determinants, Journal of Applied Education and Vocational Research, 6 (1), 137-149.

Oduyemi, G. O. & Aworinde, O. B (2007). Corporate Governance and Firms Performance in Nigeria Quoted Companies, Journal of Arts and Social Sciences, 9, 61-74.

  1. International

Ahmad Hassan Ahmad & Olalekan B. Aworinde (2019). Are fiscal deficits inflationary in African countries? A new evidence from an asymmetric cointegration analysis. The North American Journal of Economics and Finance, 50, November.

Aworinde, O.B. & Akintoye, I.R (2019). Do exchange rate changes have symmetric or  asymmetric effects on money demand in Nigeria? African Finance Journal, 21(1), 50 – 66

Aworinde, O.B. & Akintoye, I.R (2019). Institutions, Infrastructure and Economic Growth in Nigeria, Acta Universitatis Danubius OEconomica, 15(3)

Onakoya, A.B, Aworinde, O.B. & Yinusa O.G. (2019). Exchange Rate, Trade Balance and Growth in Nigeria: An Asymmetric Cointegration Analysis, The Journal of Developing Area, 53(4), 114-127.

Aworinde, O.B. (2018). Output Uncertainty, Monetary Uncertainty and the Nigerian Demand for Money, Acta Universitatis Danubius Œconomica, 14(3).

Yinusa, O. G., Aworinde, O. B., & Oseni, I. O (2017). The Revenue-Expenditure Nexus in Nigeria: Asymmetric Cointegration Approach, South-Eastern Europe Journal of Economics, 15(1), 47-61

Ahmad, H. A & Aworinde, O. B. (2016). The Role of Structural Breaks, Nonlinearity and Asymmetric Adjustments in African Bilateral Real Exchange Rates, International Review of Economics and Finance

Aworinde, O.B. & Onakoya, A. B. (2016). Foreign Aid and Government Expansion: Evidence from Low and Middle Income Countries, The Journal of Developing Area, 50(3), 21-33.

 Alimi, O. Y., Yinusa, O. G., Akintoye, I. R & Aworinde, O. B (2015). Macroeconomic Effects of Fiscal Policy Changes in Nigeria, Journal of Accounting and Management, 5(3), 85-94.

Ahmad, H.A., Aworinde, O.B. & Martin, C. (2015). Threshold cointegration and the short-run dynamics of twin deficit hypothesis in African countries, The Journal of Economic Asymmetries,12, 80-91.

Ahmad, H. A & Aworinde, O.B. (2015). Structural breaks and twin deficits hypothesis in African countries, Economic Change and Restructuring, 48 (1), 1-35

Aworinde, O.B. & Ogundipe, M.A. (2015). The Tax-Spend Nexus in Nigeria: Evidence from Asymmetric Modeling, The Journal of Developing Areas, 49 (1),39-51.

Aworinde, O.B. (2014). Are Bilateral Real Exchange Rates Stationary? Empirical Evidence from Nigeria, Economics Bulletin, 34(1), 271-286.

Aworinde, O.B. (2013). The tax-spend nexus in Nigeria: Evidence from Nonlinear Causality, Economics Bulletin, 33(4), 3117-3130.

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