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Samuel Oladapo Olofin

economics educator

Samuel Oladapo Olofin, Nigerian economics educator. Member Nigerian Association International Affairs (general secretary 1979-1980), Nigerian Economic Society, American Economic Association, Nigerian Quantitative Economics Association, Nigerian Statistical Association, University Ibadan Staff; Member Christ Apostolic Church.

Background

Olofin, Samuel Oladapo was born on December 1, 1945 in Ikare, Nigeria. Son of Gabriel Ereola and Hannah Sefi (Alli) Olofin.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Ibadan, 1969, Master of Science, 1972. Master of Arts, Princeton University, 1974, Doctor of Philosophy., 1975. Certified teacher, Nigeria.

Transportation assistant Shell Oil Corporation, Lagos, 1969-1970. Lecturer II University Ibadan, Nigeria, 1975-1977, lecturer I, 1977-1980, senior lecturer, since 1980, center director, since 1983. Consultant Ford Foundation, Lagos, 1981-1982, National Planning Ministry, Lagos, since 1983, United Nations, 1986, World Bank, 1986.

Works

  • Author: Macroeconomics, 1984. Modelling Economic Development, 1985. National prayer secretary Scripture Union Nigeria, Ibadan, 1976-1984.

    Rockefeller scholar, 1972. Ford Foundation grantee, 1979, 83. Rockefeller Foundation grantee, 1983.

Membership

Member Nigerian Association International Affairs (general secretary 1979-1980), Nigerian Economic Society, American Economic Association, Nigerian Quantitative Economics Association, Nigerian Statistical Association, University Ibadan Staff. Member Christ Apostolic Church.

Connections

Married Ayodele Aina Phillips, February 28, 1976. Children– Samuel Ajibola, Ronke Bosede.

father:
Gabriel Ereola Olofin

mother:
Hannah Sefi (Alli) Olofin

spouse:
Ayodele Aina Phillips

children:
Samuel Ajibola Olofin

Ronke Bosede Olofin