The 273rd Inagural Lecture of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria will be delivered on 10th of March, 2015 by Professor A.E. Akinlo.
Professor Anthony Enisan AKINLO is a Professor of Economics, with a PhD in Monetary and Development Economics from the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, in 1995. He joined the services of the University in 1990 and rose to the rank of a Professor in 2000. He has over 100 publications in the areas of reforms and growth.
He has served the University in various capacities: Head, Department of Economics, 2002 to 2006; Director of Centre for Industrial Research and Development (now Institute for Entrepreneurship and Development Studies), 2007 - 2011, and Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences, 2013- to date. He has equally served in various committees of the University. Professor Akinlo has participated in many international sponsored Research works and carried out consultancies for such organizations as IDRC, African Economic Research Consortium (AERC), Institute of Developing Economies (IDE), Population Research Fund (NPF) and UNDP.
Prof. Akinlo is happily married to Dr. (Mrs.) O.O. Akinlo and blessed with children.