Dr Oluwasogo S. Adediran
Lecturer I and Fellow @Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Germany
B.Sc; M.Sc and Ph.d (Economics)
Economic Growth and Development
Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
Awards & Honours
2021 Fellow, The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS-DFG)
2020 - Research Grant Winner and Fellow, Alexander von Humboldt Research Grant through Centre for Economic Policy & Developmt Research (CEPDeR) @ €43,350
2018 - Research Fellow, Centre for Economic Policy and Development Research (CEPDeR)
2014 – 2018 Beneficiary, Covenant University Chancellor`s scholarship for Ph. D degree in Economics to the tune of $20,000.
2014 – to date Beneficiary, Scopus indexed articles sponsorship grants by the Management of the Covenant University.
2017 Beneficiary, Covenant University Vice-Chancellor`s post-field grant - $200.
Current Postgraduate Supervision
Selected Publications (8)
2.) 2021 Participant, CEPDeR`s Security Workshop on Security Dynamics of the Business Environment for Sustainable Development held on February 23, 2021 at Covenant University, Ota-Nigeria. https://cepder.covenantuniversity.edu.ng/events/
3.) 2020 Participant, EduStart Conference, held on 21 January, 2020 at African Leadership Development Center (ALDC), Covenant University, Ota, Nigeria.
4.) 2019 Participant, Workshop on Advancing Management Research Capacity in Nigeria, held 7-9 October, 2019 at Lagos Business School, Ajah, Lagos, Nigeria.
5.) 2019 Participant Covenant University – International Conference on Sustainable Development in Africa with the theme - Africa`s Development Agenda: Prospects and Challenges held between June 19 – 21, 2019 at Covenant University Center for Research, Innovation and Discovery (CUCRID), Covenant University, Ota-Nigeria.
6.) 2019 Participant, Covenant University – International Conference on Entrepreneurship (CU-ICE), titled Disruptive Innovation and Sustainable Entrepreneurship held between March 20 – 22, 2019 at Covenant University Center for Research, Innovation and Discovery (CUCRID), Covenant University, Ota-Nigeria.
7.) 2019 Participant, CEPDeR`s Workshop and Roundtable Discussion on 2019 National Budget, titled 2019 Budget: Pertinent Issues and Sectoral Impacts held on February 8, 2019 at Covenant University, Ota-Nigeria.
8.) 2019 Participant at Inaugural Workshop Organised by OFURE Integral Research and Development Initiative (OFIRDI) in Collaboration with African Action Research Community, titled Indigenous Knowledge in Global Knowledge: Revisiting African Ontology and Epistemology in the 21st Century held on January 17, 2019 at Ikeja, Lagos-Nigeria.
9.) Giwa, B., George, E., Okodua, H. and Adediran, O. (2020). Proceedings of the 34th International Business Information Management Association Conference, IBIMA 2019 – Empirical Analysis of the Effect of FDI Inflows on Real Economic Growth: The Nigerian Experience pp. 5014-5025. (Indexed in Scopus)
10.) 2018 2nd Covenant University International Conference on Entrepreneurship (CU-ICE) titled “Cultivating Entrepreneurial Capacities in the Knowledge Economy” held June 13-15, 2018 at Covenant University, Ota, Nigeria. Sub-Head, Conference Organising Committee
11.) 2017 58th Nigerian Economic Society (NES) Annual Conference titled “Imperatives of Industralization in Nigeria” held September 26-28, 2017 at Nicon Luxury Hotel, Abuja, Nigeria. Presented paper was titled “Industralization and Fuel Subsidy Removal in Nigeria: The Manufacturing Industry Experience”.
12.) 2017 1st Covenant University International Conference on Entrepreneurship (CU-ICE) titled “Entrepreneurship and the Knowledge Economy” held June 12-14, 2017 at Covenant University, Ota, Nigeria. Sub-Head, Conference Organising Committee.
13.) 2016 1st Nigeria Energy Forum titled “Sustainable Energy for all Nigerians: Grand Challenges, Big Opportunities” held April 12-13, 2016 at Oriental Hotel, Lagos, Nigeria. Paper Presented was titled “Household Energy Expenditure and Income Groups: A Gender Analysis from Nigeria”.
14.) 2015 Adediran, O.S. (2015). Is there any link between democracy and economic development in Nigeria? Paper presented at 10th UNILAG Annual Research Conference and Fair. Held at University Multi-purpose Halls from 24th to 26th November, 2015.
15.) 2014 Adediran, Oluwasogo S. (2014). Demographic transition and financial reforms: The Nigerian private savings rate. International Conference on Demography and Economic Development, organized by the Department of Economics and Development Studies. Held between July 14 and 16, 2014 (Peer Reviewed Conference Proceeding: ISBN: 978-978).
16.) 2014 1st Covenant University International Conference on African Development Issues titled “Rising Opportunity for Investors in Africa and the Prospect of an Economic Miracle” held May 5-6th, 2014 at the African Leadership Development Centre, Covenant University, Canaanland, Ota.
17.) 2011 Nigerian Economic Society 52nd Annual Conference on “Planning and the Transformation of the Nigerian Economy” at Covenant University, Ota. 13th – 15th September, 2011.