Oladipo, Olajide

Curriculum Vitae

Associate Professor and Chair
Business and Economics

Phone: 718-262-2502
Office Location: AC-2B06C
OOladipo@york.cuny.edu

Education

Degree Institution Field Dates
PhD  University of Birmingham, UK  Economics/International Finance  2006 
MPhil  University of Cambridge, UK  Institutions & Development  2000 
MS  Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria  Economics & Finance (Distinction)  1998 
BS  Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria  Economics (Distinction)  1994 
Dr. Olajide Oladipo joined York College of The City University of New York in August 2009. Before coming to York College, Dr. Oladipo had worked at Obafemi Awolowo University (a premier University) in Nigeria, as a Lecturer. He taught Applied Statistics, Micro & Macroeconomics, Econometrics, Money and Banking, and International Trade and Finance. He left OAU, for University of Cambridge, UK, where he completed his MPhil degree in Development Finance and Institution Economics. He worked with Arthur Andersen Consulting (now Accenture) and KPMG International (two of the top five accounting firms) as a senior consultant. He left KPMG International for his PhD at the University of Birmingham, UK. During this period he taught and supervised dissertations of M.Sc. and MBA students. Dr. Oladipo also worked as a consultant with the World Bank. Also, he had taught undergraduate and graduate courses as an Adjunct at Adelphi University, SUNY Old Westbury, and Medgar Evers College among others.

Areas of Expertise

Open Macroeconomics (Trade and Finance)
Foreign Aid and Development
Microfinance and Small Business Management

Articles in Field Of Expertise

Olajide Oladipo (2014). "Export Instability and Economic Growth in Nigeria: A Time Series Analysis." International Journal of Economics and Business Research. Vol. 7 No. 4 June: pp 476 - 501.

Olajide Oladipo (2013). "Oil Price Shocks and Macroeconomic Activities: Evidence from an Oil Dependent Exporting Economy." International Journal of Business and Emerging Markets. Vol. 5, No. 3, 2013 June: pp 199 - 216.

Olajide Oladipo, Alfred Ntoko and Wayne Forrester (2013). "Sources of Inflation in Developing Countries: Evidence from Some West African Countries." Advances in Management and Applied Economics. Vol. 3, No. 2, March: pp 83 - 102.

Olajide Oladipo (2012). "Does Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) cause long run Economic Growth? Evidence from the Latin America and the Caribbean Countries." International Economics and Economic Policy. Vol. 9, Issue 3-4, September: pp 1-14.

Olajide Oladipo (2012). "An Analysis of Sectoral Exchange Rate Pass-through effects on a Small Open Economy using the Leontief Input–Output Technique." International Journal of Economic Policy in Emerging Economies. Vol. 5, No. 1, February: pp 47 - 65.

Olajide Oladipo (2011). "Does Trade Liberalization Cause Long Run Economic Growth in Mexico? An Empirical Investigation." International Journal of Economics and Finance. Vol. 3, No. 3, August: pp 63 - 74.

Olajide Oladipo (2010). "Foreign Direct Investment (FDI): Determinants and Growth Effects in a Small Open Economy." The International Journal of Business and Finance Research. Vol. 4, No. 4, December: pp 75 – 88.

Olajide Oladipo (2010). "Does Saving Really Matter for Growth in Developing Countries? The Case of a Small Open Economy." International Business and Economic Research Journal. Vol. 9, No. 4, April: pp 87 - 94.

Olajide Oladipo, and Belem Vasquez-Galan (2009). "The Controversy about Foreign Direct Investment as a Source of Growth for the Mexican Economy." Problemas Del Desarrolla Revista. Vol. 40, No. 158, September: pp 91 - 112.

Olajide Oladipo, and Belem Vasquez-Galan (2009). "Have Liberalization and NAFTA had positive Impact on Mexican's Output Growth? 1980 - 2002." Journal of Applied Economics. Vol. 12, Issue 1, May: pp 159 - 180.

Roberty Clovey, and Olajide Oladipo (2008). "The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA): A Catalyst for Improving Accounting Education?." NYSS CPA Journal. Vol. LXXIX, No. 11, December: pp 60 - 65.

Olajide Oladipo (2007). "Exchange Rate Pass-Through: A case Study of a Small Open Economy." Global Economy Journal. Vol. 7, Issue 3, Article 4, October: pp 1 - 24.

Olajide Oladipo (2005). "“Inflation in Nigeria: 1970 - 2001"." Indian Journal of Economics. Vol. LXXXVII, No 341 October: .

Refereed Proceedings in Field Of Expertise

Olajide Oladipo (2012). "Sources of Inflation in Developing Countries: Evidence from some West Africa Countries." Paper accepted for presentation at the Northeast Business and Economic Association, 39th Annual Conference, Danfords Hotel and Marina, Port Jefferson, Long Island, New York, October 25 – 27, 2012. : .

Olajide Oladipo (2012). "Oil Price Shocks and Macroeconomic Activities: Evidence from an Oil-Dependent Exporting Economy." Paper presented at the Annual Conference on Innovations in Business and Management (CIBM), Senate House, The University of London (UCL), London, February 27, 2012. : .

Olajide Oladipo (2011). "Oil Price Shocks and Macroeconomic Activities: Evidence from an Oil-Dependent Exporting Economy." Paper presented at the Northeast Business and Economic Association, 38th Annual Conference, Sheraton Hilton Hotel, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, November 3rd-5th. : .

Olajide Oladipo (2011). "Trade Liberalization, Economic Growth and Poverty in Nigeria: A Dynamic Microsimulation Computable General Equilibrium Model Analysis." Paper presented at the conference of the International Journal of Arts and Sciences, May 29-June 2nd, Harvard University, Massachusetts. : .

Olajide Oladipo (2010). "Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and Economic Growth in Nigeria: An Empirical Investigation." Paper presented at the Northeast Business and Economic Association, 37th Annual Conference, Hyatt Regency Hotel, Morristown, New Jersey, September 30 - October 2nd. : .

Olajide Oladipo (2010). "Promoting Modern Irrigation Technologies and Practices for Sustainable Agricultural Production in Nigeria.." Paper presented at the Northeast Business and Economic Association, 37th Annual Conference, Hyatt Regency Hotel, Morristown, New Jersey, September 30 - October 2nd. : .

Olajide Oladipo, P. Newman and C. Swaby (2010). "The Economic Impact of Tourism Sector to the Caribbean Countries: Evidence from Jamaica." Paper presented at the Northeast Business and Economic Association, 37th Annual Conference, Hyatt Regency Hotel, Morristown, New Jersey, September 30 - October 2nd. : .

Olajide Oladipo (2008). "Foreign Direct Investment and Economic Growth in a Small Open Economy: An Empirical Investigation." Paper presented at the Northeast Business and Economic Association 35th Annual Conference, Long Island, New York, November 6th - 8th. : .

Chapters in Field Of Expertise

Olajide Oladipo (2011). "Estimating the Impact of Exchange Rate Volatility on Exports: Evidence from Mexico’s Trading Relationship with the United States." in Procesos Economicos, laborales y Urbanos en la Frontera Noreste en el Contexto de la Apertura Economica. El Colegio de la Frontera Morte, December: pp 29 - 54.

Monographs in Field Of Expertise

Olajide Oladipo (2014). "Risk Management in Islamic Banks." World Bank. Forthcoming: .

Olajide Oladipo (2007). "“SME Access to Finance and Development: Constraints, Best Practices and Policy Options." World Bank Institute, Financial Sector Learning Program. September: pp 1 - 66.

Presented Papers, Lectures, and Exhibitions and Performances

" Olajide Oladipo (2010) Trade Liberalization, Economic Growth and Poverty in Africa: A Computable General Equilibrium Approach. Paper presented at the African Economic Research Consortium (AERC), Bi-Annual Research Conference, Sarova Beach Resort, Mombassa, Kenya " May 27th - June 3rd: .

" Olajide Oladipo (2009) Foreign Direct Investment Spillovers/Micro Linkages within and between Sectors: Evidence from the Nigerian Economy, Paper presented at Paper presented at the African Economic Research Consortium (AERC), Bi-Annual Research Conference, Intercontinental Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya " November 28th - December 2nd: .

" Olajide Oladipo (2009) Global Financial Crisis and Recession: What are the Causes and Prospects? Paper presented at Seminar Series organized by the Leadership Training Institute, Long Island, New York " September 16th – 20th: .

" Olajide Oladipo (2008) Modeling Economic Growth and Foreign Direct Investment in Africa. Paper presented at the African Economic Research Consortium (AERC) Bi-Annual Research Conference, Entebbe, Uganda " May 31st - June 5th: .

" Olajide Oladipo (2008) Small and Medium Scale Enterprises in Africa: Constraints, Best Practices and Policy Options. Paper presented at the International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines (IABPAD), Dallas, Texas, United States " April 24th - 28th: .

Professional Honors, Prizes, Fellowships

Editorial Board Member, Journal of Academic Research on Management Accounting and Finance: 2013 - present.

York College President's Award for Students' Research Engagement: 2013.

Board Member, Northeast Business and Economics Association (NBEA): 2012 - present.

York College President's Award for Students' Research Engagement: 2012.

Editor-in-Chief, International Journal of Economics and Finance: 2012 - present.

York College President's Award for Scholarship: 2011.

Fellow, Cambridge Commonwealth Society, United Kingdom (UK): 2000 - present.

Visiting Scholar, Center for Democracy and Development (a non Governmental Organization), United Kingdom: 2002 - 2004.

Overseas Research Scholarship (ORS), United Kingdom: 2001 - 2004.

Cambridge DFID Shared Scholarship, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom (UK): 1999 - 2000.

Laureates of Small Grant for Thesis Writing, Council for Development of Economic and Social Research in Africa (CODESRIA) Award: 1999 - 2005.

Laureates of Small Grant for Thesis Writing, Council for Development of Economic and Social Research in Africa (CODESRIA) Award: 1996 - 1999.

Best Graduating Student, Faculty of Social Sciences, Obafemi Awolowo University,: 1994.

Best Graduating Student, Department of Economics, Obafemi Awolowo University: 1994.

Mobil (now Exxon-Mobil) Scholarship: 1992 - 1993.

Grants-In-Aid

PSC-CUNY 45 Research Award, Drivers of Economic Growth in Developing Countries: Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa. 2014 - 2015: Grant Amount $5,354.97.

PSC-CUNY 43 Research Award, Poverty Effects of Higher and Rising Food Prices: Evidence from a Developing Economy. 2012 - 2013: Grant Amount $3,430.

AERC/IMF Research Award, Export Instability and Economic Growth in Developing Countries: A Time Series Analysis. 2012 - 2013: Grant Amount $13,000.

PSC-CUNY 42 Research Award, Oil Price Shocks and Macroeconomic Activities: Evidence from an Oil-Dependent Exporting Economy. 2010-2012: Grant Amount $3,181.

Small Business Administration (SBA), Establish Center for Global Trade Initiative (GTI) at the York College SBDC to foster new Small & Medium-Sized Businesses, and promote existing businesses to maximize Export opportunities with the rest of the world. FY 2011 -2013: Grant Amount $250,000.

CUNY Academy for the Humanities and Sciences Stewart Travel Award, Trade Liberalization, Economic Growth and Poverty in Nigeria: A Dynamic Micro-simulation Computable General Equilibrium Model Analysis, International Journal of Arts & Sciences (IJAS) Conference, Harvard University. Spring 2011: $500.

Title III, Assessment of Math and Quantitative Reasoning Skills. FY 2010: Grant Amount $2,000.

Small Business Administration (SBA), SBDC Portable Assistance Project for Certification and Procurement of Minority Small Buisness Owners. FY 2009- 2010: Grant Amount $99,000.

Other Professional Activities and Public Service

PhD Dissertation External Examiner, University of Fort Hare, East London, South Africa: 2014 - present.

Chair Judge, York College Junior Science and Humanities Symposia: 2014.

Chair Judge, York College Junior Science and Humanities Symposia: 2013.

Judge, York College Junior Science and Humanities Symposia: 2012.

Mentor, York College Summer Research Initiative (2 HS Mentees): Summer 2011.

Judge, York College Junior Science and Humanities Symposia: 2011.

Judge, York College Science and Mathematics Expo: 2011.

Judge, York College Junior Science and Humanities Symposia: 2010.

Reviewer, International Review of Applied Economics: 2011 - present.

Reviewer, Urban Studies: 2011 - present.

Reviewer, European Journal of Business and Management: 2011 - present.

Reviewer, International Journal of Economics and Finance: October 2010 - present.

Reviewer, Applied Economics: January 2010 - present.

Reviewer, Journal of Business Management: 2009 - present.

Reviewer, Global Economy Journal: 2009 - present.

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Oladipo, Olajide
Associate Professor
Business and Economics