SELECTED PROFESSIONAL CONFERENCES ATTENDED:

  • American Economic Association,1980 Washington, D.C., USA.
  • Southern International Studies Association, North Carolina, Greensboro, USA, March 1982 (paper presented).
  • Nigerian Economic Society, Benin, May 22-26, 1984 (paper presented).
  • National Conference on National Planning and Development of Backward States in Nigeria, Uyo, September 19-21, 1984 (paper presented).
  • Nigerian Economic Society, Lagos, May 18-22, 1985 (paper presented).
  • National Seminar on Management Strategies for Revitalizing and Stabilizing the Nigerian Economy, Calabar, April 5-7, 1986 (paper presented).
  • All Nigerian Conference on Foreign Policy, Kuru, Nigeria, April 5-7, 1986 (paper presented).
  • Nigerian Economic Society, Kaduna, May 13-17, 1986 (paper presented).
  • American Economic Association, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA., December 28-30, 1986 (paper presented).
  • West African Economic Association, Lome, Togo, April, 1987 (paper presented).
  • Nigerian Economic Society, Calabar, May 12-16, 1987 (paper presented).
  • Nigerian Statistical Association, Owerri, Nigeria, October 27-30, 1987 (paper presented).
  • State-wide Seminar on Culture, Cultural Centre Board, 1987 (paper presented).
  • State-wide Seminar on Rural Development, Calabar, Nigeria, 1987 (paper presented).
  • International Workshop on Human Rights, Calabar, 1987 (paper presented).
  • National Workshop on Economic Recovery and Self- reliance, Abuja, Nigeria, March 1988 (paper presented).
  • Nigerian Economic Society, Ife, Nigeria, May 1988 (paper presented).
  • Nigerian Political Science Association, Ibadan, June 26th-July 1,1988 (paper presented).
  • National Seminar on "Oil in the Nigerian Economy: Current Issues and Future Perspectives", Lagos, November 26-27, 1988.
  • National Workshop on Employment Generation in Nigeria, Lagos, December 7-8, 1988 (paper presented).
  • Nigerian Economic Society, Lagos, May 1989 (paper presented).
  • West African Health Federation, Accra, Ghana, May 14-17, 1989 (paper presented).
  • Nigerian Political Science Association, Calabar, June, 1989 (paper presented).
  • West African Economic Association, Lome, Togo, November 6-8, 1989 (paper presented).
  • African Economic Research Consortium Workshop, Nairobi, Kenya, May 27-31, 1990 (paper presented).
  • World Bank Conference on African Economic Issues, Nairobi, Kenya, June 4-7, 1990.
  • East and Southern African Economic Association Conference, Nairobi, Kenya, June 2-3, 1990.
  • Nigerian Society of International Affairs, Lagos, November, 1990 (Paper presented).
  • African Economic Research consortium Workshop, Abidjan, Cote D'Ivoire, December 9-14, 1990 (Paper presented).
  • African Economic Research Consortium Workshop, Nairobi, Kenya, May 25-32nd, 1991 (Paper presented).
  • Codesria Workshop on Methodological Issues on Structural Adjustment and Agrarian Crisis, Ibadan, Nigeria, June 10-14th, 1991 (Paper presented).
  • Workshop on Econometrics, AERC, Nairobi, September 1991.
  • African Economic Research Consortium Workshop, Nairobi, Kenya, December 9-14th, 1991 (Paper presented).
  • Workshop on Advanced Time Series in Econometrics, April 5-13th, 1992, Nairobi-Kenya.
  • Seminar on Economic Policy Research for Policy Design and Management in Nigeria, April 24-25th, 1992, Ibadan, Nigeria.
  • Workshop on Agricultural Planning in Nigeria, Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Water Resources and Rural Development, Garki, Abuja, 4th- 8th August, 1992 (paper Presented).
  • Nigerian Economic Society Annual Conference, Kano, June, 1992.
  • National Seminar on Policy Analysis Forum, National Planning Commission, 16-18 December, 1992.
  • East and Southern African Economic Association Conference, Tanzania, December, 1992 (paper presented)
  • Nigerian Economic Society, Managing a Free Enterprise Economy, February, Lagos, 1993.
  • National Manpower Board, in-house workshop, April, 1993. (Discussant).
  • National Seminar, Foundation for Environmental Development, April, 1993 (Discussant)
  • African Economic Research Consortium Workshop, Cape Town, South Africa, May, 1993.(paper Presented)
  • Nigerian Economic Society Annual Conference, Enugu, 1993, (paper presented).
  • Seminar on Fiscal Planning and Management, NCEMA, Ibadan, June 6th- 11th, 1993.
  • Workshop on publications of journal articles, Nairobi, Kenya, July, 1993.
  • Workshop on the teaching of core courses in economics, Kampala, Uganda, August, 1993.
  • Orientation Training workshop for ASCON resource persons in distance education, October, 1993, ASCON, Badagry, (Course Director and paper presented).
  • Nigerian Economic Society Conference, May 23-26th, 1994, Benin, Nigeria.
  • African Economic Research Consortium workshop, May 27-June 3, 1994. Nairobi, Kenya. (paper presented).
  • National Conference on Youth Development, Yakubu Gowon Centre, Abuja, September, 1994. (paper presented).
  • Conference on African Economic Issues, Arusha, Tanzania, October, 1994. (Discussant).
  • Workshop on Graduate Training in Economics for Women And Women working as Professional Economist, Dec. 1st, Nairobi, Kenya, 1994.
  • African Economic Research Consortium Workshop, December, 1994. Nairobi, Kenya. (Final report presented).
  • West African Economic Association Research Workshop, December 10- 14th, 1994, Abidjan, Cote' Ivories, 1994. (Discussant).
  • Training of Trainers Workshop, Economic Development Institute, The World Bank, Jan. 22-February 10th, 1995.
  • International Conference on Intergovernmental Fiscal Relations, Johannesburg, South Africa, May 3-5, 1995. (Paper Presented).
  • African Economic Research Consortium workshop, Nairobi, Kenya, 27 May-2 June, 1995. (paper presented).
  • Nigerian Economic Society conference, 4-9th June, 1995. (paper presented).
  • Survey Methodology workshop, Nairobi, Kenya, October, 1995.
  • African Economic Research Consortium Workshop, Johannesburg, South Africa, December, 1995.(Paper Presented)
  • Nigerian Economic Society Seminar, January, 1996, Lagos (paper presented).
  • Budget 1996 Seminar, February, 1996, Lagos (paper presented).
  • National Policy Workshop, March 20-22, 1996, Lagos(Paper presented).
  • African Economic Research Consortium Workshop, Nairobi, Kenya, May 25-June 1, 1996 (Paper presented).
  • Nigerian Economic Society Conference, August, 1996.(Paper Presented).
  • Nigerian Economic Society, Seminar, January, 1997 (Discussant).
  • World Bank and IMF Conference, Hong Kong, September, 1997.
  • International Conference on Governance and Economic Development, Howard University, Washington, D.C., USA., October, 1998, (Paper Presented)
  • Nigerian Economic Society, Seminar, Lagos, February, 1999.
  • National Productivity Day Seminar, Uyo, April, 1999 (Paper presented).
  • Democracy And Good Governance, USAID, Lagos, May, 1999.(Resource Person.
  • Nigerian Economic Society Annual Conference, July, 1999. Abuja (Paper presented).
  • Senior Policy Seminar, Botswana, South Africa, February, 2000 (Paper presented)
  • Nigerian Economic Society, July, 2000, Abuja (Paper presented).
  • Nigerian Economic Summit, October, 2000, Abuja (Facilitator)
  • International Conference on Debt, July, 2001, Abuja.
  • Central Bank of Nigeria: Growing The Nigerian Economy, October, 2001, Abuja.
  • American Economic Association Conference, January, 2002, Atlanta, USA.
  • International Conference on Poverty Reduction Programmes, February, 2002. Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania (Paper presented).
  • International Conference on NEPAD African Scholars Forum, Nairobi, Kenya: April, 2002 (Paper presented)
  • Forum on "Competitiveness and Private Sector Growth, African Institute For Applied Economists, July 1-2, Abuja. Chaired session.
  • American Economic Association Conference, January, 2002, Washington, D.C. USA.
  • Nigerian Economics Society Conference, Ibadan, August, 2003.
  • Central Bank 3rd Annual Conference, December, 2003 (Paper Presented).
  • American Economic Association Conference/African Finance and Economic Association, San Diego, California, January, 2004 (Paper Presented).
  • United Nations ECA Expert Group meeting on Trade Liberalization Refund 1-2 October, 2003, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (Paper Presented).
  • Senior Policy Makers in Africa Seminar, AERC, February 2004, Kampala, Uganda Paper presented.
  • African Economic Research Consortium Biennial Research Workshop, Nairobi; Kenya May 29 - June 3, 2004. Resource Person.
  • Financial and Fiscal Commission of South Africa: 10 years Anniversary Conference 10 - 12 August 2004, Cape Town, South Africa. Paper Presented.
  • Nigerian Economic Society Annual Conference, August 24 - 27, 2004, Abuja. Paper presented.
  • Roundtable on African Universities and NEPAD, September 24 - 27, 2004, Abuja. Paper presented.
  • American Economic Association Conference/African Finance and Economic Association, Philadelphia, USA, January, 20005 (paper presented).
  • International Conference on Fiscal Federalism, Forum of Federations, New Delhi, India, August, 2007.
  • Workshop on Oil Mineral Rich Countries, Department of Economics, Oxford University, England, November, 2007 (Paper presented).
  • Global Economic Crisis And the Nigerian Economy, Senate of the Federal Government of Nigeria, Kano, July, 2008 (Paper presented).
  • International Conference on Mineral Resource Economies, Oxford University, England, December, 2008 (Paper presented).
  • International Conference on Development Issues, Global Development Network, Kuwait, February, 2009.
  • Global Financial and Economic Crisis: Roundtable organized by the Nigerian Economic Society, Lagos. March, 2009.
  • International Colloquium on Asset Stripping, April 26-28, 2009. Cape Town, South Africa (Discussant).
  • Workshop on Institutional Strengthening of African Public Policy Institutions, May 7-8, 2009, Cape Town South Africa (Discussant).
  • Seminar on Market Integration in Africa, Abuja, July, 2009 (Paper presented).
  • Nigerian Economic Society 50th Annual Conference, Abuja, September, 2009 (presidential address).
  • Annual Meeting of the World Bank/IMF, Istanbul, Turkey, October, 2009 (paper presented).
  • USA-Nigeria Investment Summit, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, November 19- 21,2009 (paper presented).
  • Re-thinking Economics: Global Economic Crisis, AERC, December 6-9, 2009, Nairobi, Kenya, (paper presented).
  • American Economic Association Conference, Atlanta, USA, January 2-5, 2010, (paper presented).
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