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Akinsola Motunrayo O. Dr., Department of Economics

Area(s) of Specialization/Research Interests

Energy Economics; Environmental Economics; Development Economics


Motunrayo Akinsola is an enthusiastic researcher and a Lecturer at Mountain Top University. She obtained her BSc. (Hons) and MSc. degrees in Economics from the University of Lagos and completed her PhD from the University of South Africa.

Academic Credentials

PhD (Economics) 2021; MSc. (Economics) 2012; Bachelor of Science (Economics) 2008

Professional Association


1 Akinsola M. (2020). Impact of Public Debt and Governance on Economic Growth in Selected Sub-Saharan African Countries. In: Oloruntoba S., Falola T. (eds) The Palgrave Handbook of African Political Economy. Palgrave Handbooks in IPE. Palgrave Macmillan, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-38922-2_29-Updated on: 19Aug22
2 Akinsola F. & Akinsola M. (2019) Intra-African Trade and Innovation in the Agricultural sector. In: Oloruntoba S., Muchie M. (eds) Innovation, Regional Integration, and Development in Africa. Advances in African Economic, Social and Political Development. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-92180-8_16-Updated on: 19Aug22
3 Akinsola, M. O., & Odhiambo, N. M. (2022). The Impact of Oil Price on Economic Growth in Middle-Income Oil-Importing Countries: A Non-Linear Panel ARDL Approach. Accepted for publication with Acta Universitatis Sapientiae, Economics and Business. http://www.acta.sapientia.ro/acta-econ/economics-main.htm-Updated on: 19Aug22
4 Mesagan, E.P., Akinsola, F., Akinsola, M. & Emmanuel P.M. (2022). Pollution control in Africa: the interplay between financial integration and industrialization. Environmental Science and Pollution Research. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11356-021-18489-w-Updated on: 19Aug22
5 Akinsola, M. O., & Odhiambo, N. M. (2021). The Dynamic Causal Relationship between Oil Price and Economic Growth in Oil-Importing SSA Countries: A Multivariate Model. Facta Universitatis, Series: Economics and Organization, 217-228. https://doi.org/10.22190/FUEO210628015A-Updated on: 19Aug22
6 Akinsola, M., & Odhiambo, N. (2021). The Dynamics of Oil Price and Economic Growth in Six Low-Income Sub-Saharan African Countries. EuroEconomica, 40(1), 86-101. https://dj.univ-danubius.ro/index.php/EE/article/view/977/1336-Updated on: 19Aug22
7 Akinsola, M. O., & Odhiambo, N. M. (2020). Asymmetric effect of oil price on economic growth: Panel analysis of low-income oil-importing countries. Energy Reports, 6, 1057-1066. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.egyr.2020.04.023-Updated on: 19Aug22
8 Akinsola, M., & Odhiambo, N. M. (2020). An Exploratory Review of Oil Price and Economic Growth in Five Oil-Importing Middle-Income Countries in SSA. Journal of Accounting and Management,10(3), 63-76. https://dj.univ-danubius.ro/index.php/JAM/article/view/518/670-Updated on: 19Aug22
9 Akinsola, M. O., & Odhiambo, N. M. (2020). Oil Price and Economic Growth of Oil-Importing Countries: A Review of International Literature. Applied Econometrics and International Development, 20(1), 129-140. https://www.usc.gal/economet/reviews/aeid2019.pdf-Updated on: 19Aug22