Dr Cyril Ogbokor, an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Management Sciences, won the Best Conference Paper Award at the recently concluded Sixth Middle East Conference on Global Business, Economics, Finance and Banking. The conference took place in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Dr Ogbokor’s paper titled “Can foreign trade propel economic growth in Nigeria? Evidence from causality analysis” evaluates the impact of foreign trade on Nigeria’s growth within a dynamic framework provoked a lot of discussions during the conference.
This is the second Best Conference Paper Award received by Dr Ogbokor this year. The study results in general reinforced the empirical literature on foreign trade and economic growth. The study concludes by providing policy choices that would enable Nigeria to maximize its benefits from participating in foreign trade.
Dr Ogbokor holds a Doctorate degree in Economic Science, and he is a regular author and publisher in peer-reviewed scholarly journals.