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WebTV's Market Review segment dedicated to #Coronanomics will be featuring a robust conversation on 'Discourse on Nigeria's Economic Growth Trajectory'.
Guest: Professor Akpan Ekpo
Date: Monday, May 25, 2020
Topic: Discourse on Nigeria's Economic Growth Trajectory
Highlights: Available later in the day with link to full video.
Host: Ottoabasi Abasiekong, Editor, WebTV
Co-Host: Boason Omofaye, Guest Analyst and CEO Frontier Africa Reports
Key Questions for Discussion
Akpan H. Ekpo has a B A(Hons) degree in Economics from Howard University in Washington, D.C., USA and a PhD in Economics from the University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. He has received post-doctoral training at Harvard and Oxford Universities as well as the World Bank Development Institute. He has been a member of various Presidential Economic Management teams in Nigeria. He was in the Steering Committees of Vision 2010 and 2020. He was one-time the President of the Nigerian Economic Society and a Fellow of the society.
He has lectured in various universities in the USA, Africa, and Nigeria. He is well published in the areas of Macroeconomics, Public Finance and development matters. He was once the Vice-chancellor, University of Uyo, Uyo, Nigeria. He consults for several global and national institutions.
He has been a Non-Executive Director of the Central Bank of Nigeria and a member of its Monetary Policy Committee. He is the immediate past Director General of the West African Institute for Financial and Economic Management and presently a Professor of Economics and Public Policy, University of Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. For details see: www.akpanhekpo.com Skype: Akpan.Ekpo; twitter: @ahekpo
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