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Dr. Peter Nwachukwu Mba




Lecturer I


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About Dr. Peter Nwachukwu Mba

Dr. Peter N. Mba joined the services of the University of Calabar in 2010 as an Assistant Lecturer and rose through the ranks to my present position of Lecturer 1. He obtained Ph.D and M.Sc degrees in Economics from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka in addition to a Postgraduate Diploma in Environmental Education and B.Sc in Economics, University of Calabar. He has some grants to his credit such as Department for International Development (DFID) under the Adam Smith International, African Economic Research Consortium Ph.D grant and TETFUND. In the process, he has garnered a lot of experience in teaching, mentoring and guiding students. He has also reviewed several journals such as Global Journal of Social Science, University of Calabar, Journal of Global Economics, Management and Business Research Journal in 2016, and the Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy 2017 among others. He has attended several conferences such as Nigerian Economic Society, International Conference of the Social Sciences, University of Nigeria, Nsukka and the Nile University.

S/N Qualification School Atttended Started Finished
FSLCGovernment Secondary School, Ikom, Cross River State, Nigeria19801985
HSCFederal School of Arts and Sciences, Ogoja, Cross River State, Nigeria19871988
B.Sc EconomicsUniversity of Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria19982002
PGD EducationUniversity of Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria20052008
M.Sc EconomicsUniversity of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State, Nigeria 20082010
Ph.D EconomicsUniversity of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State, Nigeria 20102016

S/N Publication
Mba, P.N; Nwosu, E.O. & Orji, A. (2021). Effects of Exposure to Risks on Household Vulnerability in Developing Countries: A New Evidence from Urban and Rural Areas of Nigeria.SAGE Open. 12(1),1-11 Available Online:
Orji, A, Ogwu S.O, Mba, P.N. & Anthony-Orji, O.I. (2020). E nergy Demand and Cooking Energy Cost in an Oil-Rich Economy: A New Evidence from Nigeri.” Studia Universitatis "Vasile Goldiș" Arad - Economics Series, 31(1), 1-21.
Ubi, P. & Mba, P. N. (2019). Financial Innovation and Output Growth of Small and Medium-scale Industries in Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Economic and Social Studies,
Mba, P. N., Orji, A., Chukwumaeze, D., .& Anthony-Orji, O. (2019). Trade openness and Industrial Output Growth in Nigeria: Empirical lessons for Diversification. Theoretical and Practical Research in Economic Fields, 2(20), 105–112.
Mba, P. N. Nwosu, E. O & Orji, A. (2018). An Empirical Analysis of Vulnerability to Poverty in Nigeria: Do Household and Regional Characteristics Matter? International Journal of Economics and Financial Issues, 8(4), 271-276.
Essia, U. & Mba, P.N. (2017). Acute Skills Deficiency Syndrome” and Employment Creation in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Case of Cross River State, Nigeria. PAID – WA Journal of Human Resources Management
Essia, U. & Mba, P. N. (2017). Financing Model for Sustainable Development of Infrastructures in Nigeria. Journal of Economics and Allied Research,2(1), 34-50
Orji, A., Nwosu, E & Mba, P. N. (2016). ICT usage and unemployment rate Nexus in Nigeria: An Empirical Analysis. Journal of internet Banking and Commerce, 21(2), 178.
Orji, A. Orji, O. & Mba, P. N. (2015). Financial Liberalization and Output Growth in Nigeria: Empirical Evidence from Credit Channel. International Journal of Economics and Financial Issues, 5(1), 297-311.
Mba, P. N., Yuni, D. N., & Oburota, C. S. (2014). Multidimensional Poverty Measurement and Targeting in Nigeria: Evidence from Demographic and Health Survey. European Journal of Economics, Finance and Administrative Sciences, 63, 133-140.
Ogbuagu, U. C., Chijioke, M. I., & Mba, P. N. (2014). Credit Market Development and Investment Efficiency in Nigeria. British Journal of Economics, Management and Trade, 4(7), 1033-1045.
Essia, U., Mba, P. N, Ebokpo, M., Ekpo & Obaji, A. (2013). Self Help Groups in Cross River State, Nigeria. European Journal of Social Sciences, 39(2), 152-173.
Mba, P. N. Yuni, D. N. & Oburota, C. S. (2013). Analysis of Domestic Debt: Implication for Economic Growth in Nigeria. Global Journal of Social Sciences, 12, 1-9.
Mba, P. N, Bell-Gam M.A. & Ubi P.S (2012). Interplay of Foreign Aid, External Debt and Economic Growth: The Nigeria Experience. International Journal of Economics and Finance, 4(8), 177-185.
Mba, P. N. & Ogbuagu, U. R (2012). Environmental and Socio-Economic Impact of Oil Exploration on the Niger Delta Region: A Case Study of Ibeno, Nigeria. Journal of Economics and Sustainable Development, 3(9), 97-102.
Nwosu, E. O, Amadi, F. N. & Mba, P.N. (2012). Bank Consolidation and Bank Risk Taking Behavior: A Panel study of Commercial Banks in Nigeria. Research Journal of Finance and Accounting, 3(9), 2012.
Mba, P. N. & Ekeopara, C. (2012). Brain Drain: Implication for economic growth in Nigeria. American Journal of Social Issues and Humanities,2 (2), 41-47.
Orji, A., Mba, P.N. & Ani, E.G, (2011). Globalization, Economic Restructuring and Competitiveness of the Nigerian Economy: A focus on the Financial Sector. Journal of International Academic Research, 11(3), 30-42.
Orji, A. & Mba, P.N. (2010). Testing for Simultaneity: The Nexus between Foreign Private Investment, Capital Formation and Economic Growth Using Nigeria Data.Journal of Infrastructure Development, 2(2), 105-120.

S/N Grant Currency/Amount Grantor Date
DFID, Tax Harmonization in Cross River StatePounce Sterling £9000Prof. Uwem Essia2013-02-12

S/N Conference Description Started Finished
Petroleum Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA)Downstream oil and gas policy implementation: Challenges for pricing and deregulation implementation2012-09-082012-09-10
International Conference on Social Science and Law, Nigerian Turkish University, Abuja, NigeriaA Diagnosis of Rural and Urban Household's Risk: A Developing Country's evidence from Nigeria2015-05-072015-05-08
Globalization and Socio-Economic Development in Africa, International conference of the Social Sciences 2019, University of Nigeria, Nsukka Trade openness and industrial output growth in Nigeria: Empirical lessons for diversification2015-07-092015-07-11
Attaining Inclusive Growth in Nigeria: Prospects and Challenges, Abuja, Nigeria, Nigerian Economic SocietyBeyond Growth: Risk and Vulnerability in Nigeria2015-11-112015-11-14
Nigeria Economic Society (NES): African Continental Free Trade Area (AFCFTA) in Covid-19 Era: What next for Nigeria? Virtual EditionTrade flows and industrial output growth in Nigeria: Role of regionalism 2020-09-082020-09-12