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Mrs. Ihuoma Chikulirim Eke




Lecturer II


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About Mrs. Ihuoma Chikulirim Eke

Ihuoma Chikulirim Eke is a Lecturer in Economics at the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Calabar, Calabar. She attended Town School, Itu in Ezinihitte-Mbaise Local Government Area, Imo state for her primary education and graduated in 1988. Thereafter, she proceeded to Dora Nwankiti Girls Juniorate, Inyishi, Imo State in 1989, and completed her studies in 1994. She obtained the Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) with a Second Class, Upper Division degree in Economics at the University of Calabar in 2002; and thereafter bagged a Master of Science (M.Sc) from the same University in 2014. She is currently undertaking a Ph. D in the same University, pursuing research dissertation on financing choices, innovation and firm performance in Nigeria. She had served the University in different capacities including as Time Table Officer in the Department of Economics, 2015-2018. Prior to joining the services of the University of Calabar, she worked as a Teacher in the Cross River State Secondary Education Board (2008-2013), Supervisor (Ad hoc Staff), Mid-term Evaluation of Africare Malaria Project, Institute of Tropical Disease Research and Prevention, University of Calabar Teaching Hospital (2007) and as Mathematics Teacher (National Youth Service Corpse) in Community Secondary School, Rumukwurushi, Port Harcourt, Rivers State (2003-2004). She is a member of the Nigerian Economic Society and has continued to pursue her interest in Mathematics, Industrial Economics and the nexus between Innovation and Firm Performance, Quantitative methods and Econometrics which culminated in a book she co-authored in the area of Mathematics for Economists in 2018. She has peered reviewed local and international publications to her credit. She is married with children.

S/N Qualification School Atttended Started Finished
First School CertificateTown School, Itu,Ezinihitte, Mbaise, LGA, Imo State 19821988
SSCEDora Nwankiti Girls Juniorate, Inyishi, Imo State, 19891994
B.Sc EconomicsUniversity of Calabar, Calabar19972002
M.Sc EconomicsUniversity of Calabar, Calabar20042014

S/N Publication
Eke, F. A., Okoi, O. B., & Eke, I. C. (2018). Institutional Quality, Energy Consumption Mix and Industrial Sustainability in Nigeria. African Journal of Applied and Theoretical Economics, 4 (1), 73-94.
Offum, P. F. & Eke, I. C. (2018). Capital Market and Industrial Performance Nexus: Empirical Evidence from Nigeria. The Nigerian Journal of Economic and Social Studies, 60: 3.
Obafemi, F. N., Eke, F. A., & Eke, I. C. (2016). Technical efficiency of Secondary Care hospitals in Cross River State, Nigeria. Multi-Disciplinary Journal of Research and Development Perspectives, 5(2),1-22.
Eke, I. C., Eke, F. A., & Obafemi, F.N. (2015) “Exchange Rate Behaviour and Trade Balances in Nigeria: An Empirical Investigation.” International Journal of Humanities and Social Science, 5 (8)1.
Eke, F. A., Eke, I. C., & Inyang, O. G. (2015). Interest rate and Commercial Banks’ lending operations in Nigeria: a structural break analysis using Chow test. Global Journal of Social Sciences,14:9-22.

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S/N Conference Description Started Finished
South-South Economic Conference organized by members of Nigerian Economic Society in the South-South Region.Economic efficiency of the healthcare system in Cross River State, Nigeria: implications for resource allocation 2017-09-262017-09-28
Nigeria Economic Society Conference 2017, Nicon Luxury Hotel, Abuja. Capital Market and Industrial Performance Nexus: empirical evidence from Nigeria2017-09-262017-09-28