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Lecturer I, Economics, Faculty of Social Science

Dr. Innocent . Okwanya

Research Interest

Development Economics, Energy Economics

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Biography

Okwanya, I., Alhassan, A., Migap, J.P. & Adeka S., S. (2020). Evaluating renewable energy choices among rural communities in Nigeria. An insight for energy policy. International Journal of Energy Sector Management, https://doi.org/10.1108/IJESM-12-2019-0001

Ikoh, M. U., Smah, O. S. Okwanya, I., Uhembe, A. C. & Aposhi, Z. A. (2019). Review on Factors Affecting Entry into Drug Abuse among Youths in Lafia Metropolis: Implications on Security. Journal of Drug Abuse, 5(2), 1-5. Available at: https://doi.org/10.21767/2471-853X.100081 

Ikoh, M. U., Smah, O. S. Okwanya, I., Uhembe, A. C. & Aposhi, Z. A. (2019). Factors Affecting Entry into Drug Abuse among Youths in Lafia Metropolis: Implications on Security. Sage Open, 1-15. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1177/2158244018823428. 

Okwanya, I. (2019). Growth Theories and Challenges of Capital Formation in Developing Countries. In Adofu, I. (Eds), Perspectives on Problems and Policies of Development in Developing Nations (pp. 1-10). Lafia, Federal University Lafia.

Okwanya, I., Adofu, I. & Okwori, J. (2019). Domestic Energy Consumption and Poverty Reduction in Nigeria: A Disaggregated Analysis. Journal of Economic and Financial Issues, 4(1), 169-193.

Adofu, I. & Okwanya, I. (2018). Female Labour Participation and Economic Growth in Nigeria. Ilorin Journal of Economic Policy, 5(1), 1-11.

Okwanya, I. & Abah, P. O. (2018). Impact of Energy Consumption on Poverty Reduction in Africa. CBN Journal of Applied Statistics, 9(1):109-135 

Gimba, O. and Okwanya, I. (2018). Assessing the Nexus between Economic Diversification and Macroeconomic Variables in Nigeria: An Empirical Evidence. Lafia Journal of Economics and Management Sciences, 3(1): 1-21. ISSN: 2550-732X.

Adofu, I. and Okwanya, I. (2017). Linkages between Trade Openness, Productivity and Industrialization in Nigeria: A Co-integration Test. Research in World Economy, 8(2):78-87.ISSN: 1923-3981.

Ugwuoke, W. O. and Okwanya, I. (2017). Impact of FDI on Gas Supply: Implication on Economic Growth in Nigeria. Lafia Journal of Economics and Management Sciences, 2(1): 177-195. ISSN: 2550-732X.

Okwanya, I. & Alade, A. S. (2016). The Impact of Electricity Price and Quality on Consumers’ Satisfaction in Lafia Metropolis, Nasarawa State, Nigeria, Lafia Journal of Economics and Management Sciences, 1(1): 192-205. ISSN: 2550-732X

Okwanya, I., Ogbu, M. & Abdulkereem, A. (2015): Economic Linkages between Energy Consumption and Poverty Reduction: Implication on Sustainable Development in Nigeria. International Journal of Innovative Social Sciences & Humanities Research, 3(2):113-120. ISSN: 2354-2926.

Job, P. M., Okwanya, I., & Ojeka, G. (2015): Financial Inclusion for Inclusive Growth: The Nigerian Perspective. International Journal of Information Technology and Business Management, 37 (1). ISSN 2304-0777.

Okwanya, I., Ogbu, M. & Pristine, J. M. (2015): An Assessment of the impact of Petroleum Subsidy on Consumer Price Index in Nigeria. G.J.I.S.S. Vol. 4(1): 36-39. ISSN: 2319-8834. 

Ugwuoke, O. W., Okwanya, I. & Abdulraman, A. (2012): Poverty and Challenges of Security: The Nigeria Experience. IJSST, 1(10): 1-5. ISSN; 2277-6168.

 

Selected Publications in Scientific Journals