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Dr. Greg Ekpung Edame

Associate Professor


 Greg Ekpung Edame, Ph.D, FCPA; is currently an Associate Professor of Economics at the department of Economics, and past Sub-Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences, university of Calabar, Calabar-Nigeria.  Born at Mfom 11 Ekajuk in Ogoja Local Government Area, Cross River State Nigeria. He holds a Doctorate degree in Economics, with specialization in public finance and fiscal policy, from the University of Nigeria Nsukka, Nigeria. M.Sc (Monetary Economics), PGDE from ABU – zaria and B.Sc (Hon) Economics (Sussex) U.K. Dr. Edame, also holds a Certificate in Climate Change Science and Modeling Biophysical and Economic Impacts from UNU-WIDER/AERC. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Local Government and Public Administration of Nigeria and a member of several other professional organizations including the Nigerian Economic Society,  West African Economic Society, Nigerian Economics Educators, Member institute purchasing and supply, London, Member : Financial Management Association International USA, Member : International Institute of Public Finance, Member Institute of Management Specialist, UK. Member: European Centre for Research Training and Development, UK. Member: IRDI, Research and Development Network. Member, 2007 Cross River State Transition Sub-committee on finance and Economic Development and have taught and published widely in the field of Economics. Dr Edame is a Development Finance Economist with special interest in Public Finance & Fiscal Policy, Public health financing.  Dr Edame has had intensive and diverse range of experience in the last 17 years of teaching, researching and publishing. His primary research interest is in the area of Climate Change and Environmental Economics, Health Economics and Finance, Macro-Economic Theory and modeling, public sector Economics, Economic Development and Financial Sector Development in Nigeria. He is the author of Macro-Economic Theory and Practice in Nigeria, Principles and Theories of Financial Management in Nigeria, Public Finance and Public Financial management in Nigeria, Public Finance, Fiscal policy and Public Financial Management which he co-authored with his Ph.D supervisor.  Others include Development Economics and planning in Nigeria, Contemporary issues on international Economic Relations and Development, and Fundamentals of Public Sector Economics & Policy Issues in Nigeria. Dr Edame, have published more than Fifty (50) international and several local journal articles in reputable journals and contributed several chapters in textbooks as well as attended International conferences across the globe. Dr Edame has over 100 Google scholar citations’ from the list of his publications. Dr  Edame  also had won research grants from African Economic Research Consortium (AERC) a research Network based in Nairobi-Kenya for his Ph.D among others. My aim is to bring my academic and research experiences to become one of the best Nigerian Economist of our time.  


Publications by Greg Ekpung

Iyeli, I. I & Edame, G.E (2017) Price Expectation and the Philips curve Hypothesis: The Nigerian Case.   International Journal of Development and Economic Sustainability. 5(4) 1-10.     

Edame, G.E & Effiong, C.E (2016), Natural Resources and Challenges of Indigenous People Development: A Case of the Oil Producing Areas in Nigeria. EPRA International Journal of Economics and Business Review,4(2), 173-183.

Nweze, P.N & G.E. Edame (2016), An Empirical investigation of Oil Revenue and Economic Growth in Nigeria. European Scientific Journal 12(25), 271-294.

Edame, G.E. & Okoiarikpo, B.O.(2015),Fiscal Deficits and Economic Growth in Nigeria: A Chow Test Approach. International Journal of Economics and Financial Issues 5(3), 748-752.    

Edame, G.E. & Okoiarikpo, B.O. (2015), Energy Consumption, Institutional Quality and the Performance of the Manufacturing Sector in Nigeria (1999-2013). International Journal of Energy Economics and Policy, 5(3), 801-804.

Edame,G.E. Udude,C.C & H.I. Uwalaka (2015),The Impact of Monetary Policy on the Banking Sector in Nigeria International Journal of Economics, Commerce and Management, 3 (5),1015-1031.

Edame, G.E (2015) “Planning as an Instrument for National Development in Nigeria”. Global Journal of Management and Business Research: B Economics and Commerce.15(14)1

Edame, G.E., C.C. Udude & S.E.Bassey (2015), Rural Saving Mobilization and Economic Development in Akamkpa Local Government Area of Cross River State-Nigeria. Journal of Challenges, 2(1) : 14-29.

Aregbe, T.A. & G.E. Edame (2015) An Analysis of Government Spending and Economic Growth in Nigeria. International Journal of Development Research. 5(6) pp xxxxx .

Edame, G.E. & Agboro,D (2014) The determinants of Public expenditure on educational Infrastructural Facilities and Economic Growth in Nigeria. E3 Journal of Business Management and Economics (jbme)

Edame, G.E & W. M. Fonta (2014) The Impact of Government Expenditure on Infrastructure in Nigeria: A Co-integration and Error Correction Specification. International Journal of African and Assian Studies- An Open Access International Journal (3) 50-63.

Edame, G. E., 1Effiong, C.E, 2Adaba, G. A., 3Uwoghiren, B.  O. (2014) The Nexus between energy Pricing, investment financing and Economic Growth in Nigeria. Mediterranean Journal of social Sciences 5 (3). 215-123.

Edame, G. E (2014) “Public Infrastructure Spending and Economic Growth in Nigeria:  An Error Correction Mechanism (ECM) Approach”.  Journal of Social Economic Research (JSER),1(7)129-140

Edame,G. E (2014). Trend Analysis of Public Expenditure on Infrastructure and Economic Growth in Nigeria.IJASS.4(4):480-491.

Edame, G. E (2014) Environmental Conservation and use of Economic Incentives to Conserve Biological Resources in Nigeria.International Journal of Sustainable Energy and Environmental Research. 3(3) 155-163

Edame, G.E and Okoi. W. W. (2014) The Impact of Taxation on Investment and Economic Development in Nigeria. Academic Journal of Interdisciplinary studies (AJIS) 3 (4) 209-219.

Edame, G.E., Effiong, C. E., & Eba, M. A.  (2014). Agriculture, Forestry and Water Resources Management: A Panacea for Sustainable Development in Nigeria.  Academic Journal of Interdisciplinary studies (AJIS) 3(4): 373-386.

Edame, G. E., Ayungbe, A. A., Lawal, M. K.  & Eba, M. A.  (2014). Sources of Revenue Generation in Ekajuk Clan of Ogoja Local Government Area of Cross River State-Nigeria.  Asian Academic Research Journal of Multidisciplinary Studies (aarjmd) 1(23) 605-620.

Edame, G. E. (2014) “Functions of Major Agents before and After the Port Reforms in Nigeria. European Journal of Economics, Finance and Administrative Studies, (69) 98-103

Edame, G. E., C. C. Udude & Ugwu, U. D. (2014): An Analysis of Public Expenditure growth on Infrastructure in Nigeria IJHSSE.  05VI/1110.

Edame, G. E. (2014):  The Role of Capital in Agricultural Production & Sustainable Economic Growth in Nigeria Global Advanced Research journals.  GARJPGDS-14-33.

Edame, G.E. and Akpan, V.E.(2013) An Empirical Analysis of the Structure and Growth of Federal Government Expenditure in Nigeria. Journal of Economics & Sustainable Development.4 (15), 38-49,

Edame, G.E. and 2Okoro,U.(2013) The Impact of Capital Market on Economic Growth in Nigeria. Public Policy & Administration Research.  3(9)7-15.

Edame, G.E.& 2Nwankwo, C.O. (2013) The Interaction between Defense Spending, Debt Service Obligation and Economic Growth in Nigeria. Research Journal of Finance & Accounting. 4(13) 61-72.

1Edame, G.E. and 2Effiong, C.E. (2013) “The Trend Analysis of Oil Revenue and Oil Export in Nigeria” iosr-jbm 10 (3) :1-8.

Edame, G.E., Anam, B.E. and Eneji, R.O (2013) “Nigeria’s Development Objectives in Time Perspective: Issues of Structural Constraints” iosr-jhss 10 (6) :1-7.

Edame, G.E, Otu, H.B. & Adejumo, T.O. (2013) ‘’ The Effects of Tax Revenue on Economic Growth in Nigeria (1970-2011)’’ IJHSSI. 2,( 6), 16-26.

1Edame, G.E & 2Ejue, M. O.(2013)‘’Budgeting Role, Infrastructural Development and Economic Growth in Nigeria . European Journal of Business and Social Sciences, 2,(6) 1-15.

1Edame, G.E. and 2Okoro, U.(2013)  An Analysis  of the Nigerian  Capital Market Performance and Economic Growth in Nigeria.  Journal of Poverty, Investment and Development       -An Open Access International Journal (1) 57-64.

Edame, G.E.(2012) Global Financial Crisis & Development Drivers : A Review of the New Partnership for Africa Development (NEPAD) International Journal of Business, Humanities and Technology.2(5).160-168.

Edame, G. E. (2012) Global Financial Crisis & Financial Sector Development in Nigeria. American International Journal of Contemporary Research..2( 8)264-272.

1Edame, G.E, 2Anam, B.E, 3W.M.Fonta & 4Duru, E.J.C (2011) Climate Change, Food Security and Agricultural Productivity in Africa: Issues and Policy Directions. USA, International Journal of Humanities and Social Science. 1(21): 205-223

1Edame, G.E. 2W.M.Fonta, 3Henshaw, V.E. (2011) Macroeconomic Impact of     Public Expenditure on Infrastructure & Economic Growth in Nigeria. International Journal of Social Sciences, l.3(1) : 12-22.

Edame, G.E (2012) Switching Regression Analysis of Public Expenditure on    infrastructure and Economic Growth in Nigeria. Mult-Disciplinary Journal of Research & Development Perspectives. 1 (1): 29-43.

Agom,D.I.,E.A.Etuk and G.E.Edame(2006) ‘Effect of the ban on Importation of Frozen Turkey on consumption in Calabar Metropolis,Cross River State,Nigeria” Global  Journal  of  Agricultural  Sciences  5 (1) 23-26.

H. B. Riman, G.E. Edame and J.U. Bassey (2007) Financial Structure, Bank Performance and Economic Growth in Nigeria: An Empirical Investigation. Global Journal of Social Sciences.  6 (2) : 151-155.

D.I Agom, A. Essien, S.O. Akpet and G. Edame (2007) Factors affecting the gross Margins of broiler enterprises in Calabar Municipality, Cross River State, Nigeria. Global Journal of Agricultural Sciences 6 (2) : 159-161.

Edame, G. E. and Odu, E. N. (2002) “Economics of Petroleum Pricing and Environmental Pollution in the Niger Delta: its impact in the 21st Century.  International Journal of Social Science and public policy Research Association (IJSSPPA). Calabar: 5 (1) :  80-89.

Edame, G.E. (1998) Curriculum Planning Criteria in the Nigerian School        System:  The case of Cooperative Approach”.  Calabar, Akamkpa Journals of Education (2): 54-63. 

Edame, G. E. (1998) “The Problems of Women in Education Management Positions in    Nigerian Tertiary Institution: Challenge Facing the 21st Century Women” in A. O Ehiozuwa (ed.), Etiology effect and Control of Malignancies in Nigerian Education (EEC OF MINE).  Zaria : Committee for Problem Solving in Education, Chapter13: 125-131. ISBN.978-027-363-8

Edame, G. E. et al (1996) “Modern Methods of Teaching Economics”  in O. Ebam and M. J. Ada (eds), Instructional Methods.  Calabar: Centaur Publishers, Chapter 1: 116-132. ISBN.978-2316-39

Edame, G. E (1999)“Human Resource Development as an Indispensable Tool for Economic Growth and Development in Nigeria” in I. A. Ugbong et al (eds), An Interdisciplinary Approach to Issues and Problems in National Development in Nigeria, SASS, CRS College of Education, Akamkpa.  Calabar: Index Educational Foundation Publishers, pp. 54-60. ISBN. 978-34931-7-5  

Edame,G.E.(2000)“ Labour Unions and Sustenance of Democracy in Nigeria” in O. E. Uya (ed), Civil Society and the Consolidation of Democracy in Nigeria.  Calabar. University of Calabar Press, Chapter 11: 172 –188. ISBN.958-300-009-9. in Google Scholars.

Edame,G.E(2002)“,The Role of Local Governments in the Management of Primary School Education at the Grassroots:  The case of Ogoja Local Government Area of Cross River State” in O. E. Uya and J. Okoro (eds), Local Government Administration and Grassroots Governance in Nigeria.  Calabar: University of Calabar Press, Chp. 33 pp 446 – 460.

Edame,G.E.(2004) Economic Impact of Higher Education and Manpower Resources Development in Nigeria, in Okon Edet Uya, Daniel Denga, John Emeh, and James Okoro (Eds) Education for Sustainable Democracy:  The Nigerian Experience: chapter 11,  PP 139

Edame, G.E., W.M.Fonta, Edet,E..O and Henshaw, V E (2010) Public Expenditure,  Infrastructure and Industrial Growth Drivers in Nigeria: A  Vector Error Correction Specification, in Elijah Udoh, Uchechi R. Ogbuagu & Uwem Essia (eds) Industrial Development: A Catalyst for rapid economic Growth.  Porthartcourt: PN.Davison, PP151-170. 

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