OSAKEDE Abamba Uche

OSAKEDE Abamba Uche, PhD

Lecturer II

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Uche Abamba Osakede is an Economist by training. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from Delta State University, Abraka in 2005. She also holds a Master’s degree in the same discipline from the University of Ibadan in 2010. Currently, she holds a doctoral degree also in Economics which she obtained in 2016 from the University of Ibadan. She was on the Dean’s Honours Award List for Excellence in the University of Ibadan in 2008 during her master’s degree program and in 2012, she was awarded the African Economics Research Consortium (AERC) Scholarship for a Collaborative PhD program with the University of Ibadan.

She is proficient with the use of Stata software and Eviews for analysis and has carried out research using both household survey and secondary data. Her area of specialty is in Health Economics where she has most of her publications. She also has interest in development and public sector economics and has published in these areas.  She has attended several academic conferences and workshops both within and outside Nigeria and generally enjoys teaching and research.


  • Ph.D., Economics, University of Ibadan, 2016
  • M.Sc, Economics, University of Ibadan, 2010
  • B.Sc, Economics, Delta State University, 2005


  • Adenikinju O.O and Osakede U.A (2020) Per Capita Income and Health Outcome Convergence in the Economic Community of West African States. Nigerian Journal of Economic and Social Studies (NJESS), Volume 62, No. 3, 2020.
  • Osakede U.A (2020) Public Health Spending and Health Outcome in Nigeria: The Role of Governance. International Journal of Development Issues (IJDI). Emerald Insight. ISSN: 1446-8956.
  • Osakede U.A and Ajayi P.I (2019) Air Pollution and Health Status in Sub-Sahara Africa (SSA) Journal of Economics and Sustainable Development, Vol 10, No 22
  • Osakede, U.A (2019). Health Aid, Public and Private Health spending in Sub Saharan Africa (SSA): New Evidence from Panel Data Analysis. African Journal of Health Economics, Vol 7 Issue 1, Pages: 28-36
  • Osakede, U.A (2019). The demand for primary health care service in Nigeria: New evidence from facility determinants. Asian Journal of Humanities and Social Studies, Vol 7 No 1
  • Osakede, U.A and Sanusi G.P. (2018). Effect of energy consumption on health outcome in Nigeria and South Africa: The ARDL Bound Testing Approach. African Journal of Sustainable Development vol 18, No 2
  • Osakede U.A, Lawanson O.A and and Sobowale D. A. (2017) Entrepreneurial interest and academic performance in Nigeria: evidence from undergraduate students in the University of Ibadan. Journal of Innovation and Entrepreneurship.
  • Osakede, U.A., and Lawanson, A.O. (2016). Cost burden of malaria: evidence from Nigeria. Asian journal of humanities and social science (AJHSS), Vol 4 No 4
  • Osakede U.A, Lawanson O.A and Amoo R.O. (2016) Willingness to Pay for Community based Health Insurance Scheme among pregnant women in Lagos State. African Journal of Health Economics (AJHE) Volume 5 (2):15-24.
  • Lawanson A.O. and Osakede U.A (Forthcoming) Malaria in Nigeria implications for labor market outcome. Accepted for publication by the African Journal of Economic Policy
  • Olasehinde N.A, Osakede A.U and Abdulfatai A. A. (forthcoming) User Fees, Access and Waiting Time in Nigeria. presented at the Economic Development in Africa Workshop, organized by the Center for Sustaining African Economies (CSAE), 13-15 December 2019, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia


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