ADENIKINJU Olayinka Omolara

ADENIKINJU Olayinka Omolara, PhD


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Dr. Adenikinju holds a PhD Degree in Economics from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. She is currently a Reader and Programme Coordinator of Economics, Bowen University. Olayinka was Visiting Scholar to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in 2006. Her research interests include Financial Economics, Financial Management and Issues in Economic Development. She has published extensively in Local and International Journals including Journal of Economic Studies, African Journal of Economic Policy, Nigerian Journal of Economic and Social Studies, The Nigerian Accountant and Journal of Economic Management. She is a Life Member of the Nigerian Economic Society (NES), African Economic Research Consortium (AERC), Nigerian Association of Energy Economics (NAEE), Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN), and International Association of Energy Economics (IAEE). Olayinka was Chairperson of the Society of Women in Taxation and Editor, Info Magazine (a publication of the Ibadan and District Society of CITN). She has been an Examiner with ICAN,2014- 2015; Assessor in Strategic Financial Management with ICAN, 2012- 2016. She was Acting Head, Department of Economics, 2006 -2008 and 2013- 2014, Acting Head of Accounting and Finance from 2014 to 2019; and Sub –Dean of Faculty of Social Sciences, 2008- 2013


  • PhD, Economics, University of Ibadan (UI), 2002
  • M.Sc, Project Analysis, Finance and Investment, University of York (UK), 1990
  • B.Sc, Economics, University of Ibadan, 1988


  • Adenikinju, O.O. (2004), “The Role of the Public Sector Budget and Financial Management in National Economic Management” in Bello-Imam, I.B (ed.) Perspectives on National Economic Management and Administration in Nigeria.: Ibadan, National Centre for Economic Management and Administration, chapter 8, pp. 103-111.
  • Adenikinju, O. and A.F. Adenikinju (2005),” Analysis of the Capital Structure of Nigerian Quoted Companies” in O. Ogun, E.O. Ogunkola and A.S. Bankole (eds.), Economic Policy and Analysis, Ibadan: Trade Policy Research and Training Programme, chapter 15, pp. 237 – 251.
  • Adenikinju, O. (2009), “ Capital Structure and the Risk of Corporate Failure: Evidence from Nigerian Quoted Companies” in Adenikinju, A., D. Busari and S. Olofin (eds.), Applied Econometrics & Macroeconometric Modelling in Nigeria. Ibadan: Ibadan University Press, chapter 23,pp. 477-499.
  • Adenikinju, O. and Abiola S. Akande (2016), “Corporate Governance and Firm Performance: Evidence from Listed Oil Firms on the Nigerian Stock Exchange” In A. Adenikinju, A. Jerome and O. Ogunkola (eds.), The Quest for Development: Essays in Honour of Professor Akin Iwayemi at 70. Ibadan: Center For Petroleum Energy Economics and Law (CPEEL), chapter7, pp.165-192
  • Ola, O. O. (1993) “The Concept of Tax Mitigation”. The Nigerian Accountant. Journal of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria Vol. XXVI, No. 2 April/ June pp 10-11
  • Ayorinde, F and O. Ola (2001) “The Technological Response of the Manufacturing Sector to Trade Liberalization in Nigeria” Nigerian Journal of Economic and Social Studies, Vol 43 No. 1, March pp 145-178.
  • Adenikinju, O. and F. Ayonrinde (2003) ,” Analysis of Ownership Structure in Nigerian Quoted Companies and its Correlation with Corporate Performance” African Journal of Economic Policy Vol. 10 No.2,December pp 57-80.
  • Ayorinde, F, O. Adenikinju and A. Adenikinju (1998) “The Impact of Trade Liberalization on Technological Acquisition in the Nigerian Manufacturing Sector” Journal of Economic Management, Vol 5 No. 2, June pp 89-122
  • Adenikinju, O. and E.E. Enofe (2006) “Globalization and Economic Development : Evidence from the Nigerian Financial Sector” Nigerian Journal of Economic and Social Studies, Vol.48,No.1, pp 31-52
  • Babatunde, M.A., O. Adenikinju and A.F. Adenikinju (2013), “Oil Price Shocks and Stock Market Behaviour in Nigeria”, Journal of Economic Studies, Vol. 40 no. 2. Pp. 180-202
  • Adenikinju, O.O and U.A. Osakede (2020), “ Per Capita Income and Health Outcome Convergence In the Economic Community of West African States”, Nigerian Journal of Economic and Social Studies, Vol. 62, No.3
  • Adenikinju, O. (2015), “ Does Ownership Structure Influence Firm Value? Evidence from Oil Versus Non- Oil Quoted Firms in Nigeria”, In A. Adenikinju, A. Iwayemi and Wumi Iledare (eds), Future Energy Options: Assessment, Formulation and Implementation. 2015 Conference Proceedings, Ibadan: Nigerian Association of Energy Economics (NAEE), pp354 – 383
  • Adenikinju, O. (2016), “ Corporate Governance and Capital Structure Decisions of Selected Nigerian Listed Firms”, Conference Proceedings of the 3rd Annual International Conference on Accounting, Finance and Management (ICAFIM), Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile- Ife
  • Adenikinju, O. and U.Osakede (2020), “Trade Liberalization and Industrial Sector Performance: Evidence from the Economic Community of West African States” 61st Nigerian Economic Society (NES) Conference


Business Planning90%
Business Law70%
Lecture Skill100%