OBADAN, Prof. Michael Idiahi




B.Sc, Ph.D, economist, university teacher, born September 20,1949, Uromi, Edo State; married Agatha Egbaziemi 1977, three sons, two daughters; Education: Esigie College, Abudu, 1965-68, University of Ibadan, 1970-76: Career: Appointed Lecturer, University ofBenin, 1977-Date; Head, Department of Economics, University of Ilorin, 1978-80; Senior Lecturer, University of Benin, 1980-83; appointed Professor of Economics, University of Benin, since 1989; Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Benin, 1990-92; Research Adviser/Consultant, New Nigeria Bank Limited, 1990- 92; Director General, National Centre for Economic Management & Administration (NCEMA), Ibadan, 1992-Date; Secretary General, Nigeria Economics Society, 1997- 99; Chairman, Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), University of Benin Chapter, 1986-87; National Financial Secretary, ASUU, 1983-86; Chairman, Governing Council, College of Education, Benin City, 1991-92; Fellow, Institute of Management Consultants of Nigeria (FIMC), 1997; Member, Nigerian Economic Society, Member, American Economic Association; member, Royal Economic Association; member, West African Economic Association; member, Association of Third World Studies; member, Social Science Council of Nigeria; member, Institute of Management Consultants of Nigeria; Economic Consultant, African Development Bank, 1995-99; Economics Consultant, WAIFEM, 1997-99; Leader, Presiden tial Monitoring Team forDFRRI Projects in three northern states, 1989; National Honour: Recipient, Federal Government of Nigeria Undergraduate Scholarship Award, 1970-73; Foreign Honours: Listed, Who's Who in the World by the International Biographical Centre, UK; Listed, Africa's Who's Who by African Books Limited, 1991; Pub lications: Commercialisation and Privatization Policy in Nigeria, NCEMA, Ibadan, 1998; Applied Economics and Economic Policy, University Press, Ibadan 1993; Macroeconomic Policy Analysis, NCEMA, Ibadan, 1997; The Single European Market and the Developing Countries, ICEG & NCEMA, Ibadan, 1994; Principles for Ex port Growth and Economic Development, ICEG & NCEMA, Ibadan, 1994; Principles of Economics:A multiple Choice Approach, Green Saunders, 1984; Planning and Budgeting in Nigeria, NCEMA, Ibadan; Hobbies: current affairs, lawn tennis, music; Official Address: National Centre for Economic Management and Administra tion, NCEMA, 1 & 3 Oba Akinyele Avenue, Old Bodija, PMB 85, UIPO, Ibadan; Telephone: 02-810-1091; Home: 22, Adebajo Street, Kongi, Bodija, Ibadan; Telephone: 02-810-0608.
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Profession Economist , University Lecturer
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