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Dr. Friday Stephen Ebong

Assoc. Professor

 Ebong, Stephen Friday, is an Associate Professor of Economics in the Faculty of Social Sciences, University Calabar, Calabar. He holds a PhD from the University of Ibadan (2010). He was Acting Head of the Department of Economics (2011 - 2013). He is a member of the Nigerian Statistical Association and Nigerian Economic Society. His current research interests are on Rural Poverty and Livelihoods Sustainability and Poverty and the Environment. He has successfully supervised one PhD and two are on the line. His email addresses are and His telephone number is +2348036747527.

Ayodele, O. S. Obafemi, F. N. and Ebong, F. S. (2013) Deregulating the Ddwnstream sector of the Nigerian petroleum industry. British Journal of Economics, Finance, and Management Sciences, 8(2):1-22 (UK)

Ebong, F. Udogwo, U. and Bassey, C. (2016) Sustainable rural development in Nigeria: Evidence from Odukpani local government area of Cross River State. Multi-Disciplinary Journal of Research and Development Perspectives, 5(2): 208-222.

Ebong,F. Udongwo, U. and Obong, L. (2017). The concept, perspectives and characterization of poverty: A survey. Multi-Disciplinary Journal of Research and Development Perspectives, 6(1): 177-187.

Ayodele, O. S. Obafemi, F. N. and Ebong, F. S. (2013). Global economic crisis and Nigeria: Policy responses and agenda for long-term growth. British Journal of Economics, Finance, and Management Sciences, 8(1): 64-81 (UK)

Udoh, E. A. and Ebong, F. S. (2011) Global economic crisis and Nigeria’s economic recovery: A role for taxation. European Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, 4(2): 113-134. (UK)

Udoh, E. A, Elias A. Udeaja and Ebong, F. S. (2012). Public expenditure, foreign direct investment, and agricultural sector growth in developing countries: The case of Nigeria. Middle Eastern Finance and Economics, Issue 17 (July): 59-69. (Seycheles).

Ebong, F. S. and Ogwumike, F. O. (2013) Economic growth and poverty reduction in Nigeria, An empirical investigation. Journal of Economics and Sustainable Development, 4(7): 117-130. (UK). Index by Google Scholar.

Ebong, F. S. Otu, J. and Ogwumike, F. O. (2013) Self-help initiatives and the development of rural communities in Nigeria. Research on Humanities and Social Sciences, 3(12): 66-74. (US). Index by Google Scholar

Ebong, F. Ogwumike, F. Udongwo, U. and Ayodele, O (2016). Impact of economic growth on poverty in Nigeria, A disaggregated analysis. Asian Journal Economics and Empirical Research, 3(1), 113 -121. Index by Google Scholar.

Udongwo, U. I. and Ebong, F. S. (2015). Ethical issues in conduct of international business: A review of the literature. International Journal of Research in Management, Economics and Commerce, 5(12): 1- 17. Index by Google Scholar.

Ebong, F. S, Udoh, E. A. and Obafemi, F. N. (2014) Globalization and the industrial development of Nigeria: Evidence from time series analysis. International Review of Social Sciences and Humanities, 6(2): 12-24.

Ayodele, O. S. Obafemi, F. N. and Ebong, F. S. (2013). Challenges facing the achievement of the Nigeria vision 20:2020. Global Advanced Research Journal of Social Science,2(7):143-157.(SouthAfrica) et al.pdf

Obafemi, F. N. Ayodele, O. S. and F. S. Ebong, F. S (2013) The sources of efficiency of the Nigerian banking industry,A two-stage approach, International Journal of Finance and Banking Studies, 2(4): 78-91. (Turkey). Index by Google Scholar.

Iganiga, B. O. and Ebong, F. S. (2010). Beyond the recent global financial crisis, The shape and fate of the Nigerian financial system in a fragile environment. The Nigerian Journal of Economic and Management Studies, vol. 4, No. 2 (September), 41 – 62.

Enang, E. I., Lipcsey, Z. and Ebong, F. S. (2010). On the relationship between partial autocorrelations function and error square contributions in model identification, Journal of Physical Science. 2(1): 53-58.

Udoh, E. and Ebong, F. S. (2009) Industrial development and competitiveness in Nigeria, patterns, policies and perspectives, Journal of Economics and Business Sciences, 1(5), June: 47-57.

Udoh, E. A. Udeaja E.A., and Ebong, F. S. (2008) Do determinants of foreign direct investment in Nigeria differ across sectors? An empirical investigation, CBN Economic and Financial Review, 46(2) June: 23-39.

Udoh, E. A, Ebong, F. S. and Udeaja, E. A. (2007). Foreign direct investment and employment link in Nigeria: Is there a sectoral bias? Knowledge Review, 16(1), April:15-24.

Ndiyo, N. A. and Ebong, F.S. (2006). Globalization and the developing economies: Some empirical lessons from Nigeria, Global Journal of Social Sciences, 5(1): 31-38.

Ndiyo, N. A. Ebong, F. S. and Umoh, G. S. (2004).Industrialization experience and a bottom-up economic empowerment and development strategy in Nigeria, Nigerian Journal of Economic and Development Matters,.3(2) September: 113-139.

Bassey, A. N. Ayodele, O. S. Obafemi, F. N. and Ebong, F.S. (2004). Exchange Rate Policy and Inflation in Nigeria: A Causal Analysis, Nigerian Journal of Social and Development Issues,4(1) January: 59-74.
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