Olasupo Alege

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1. Covenant University, Ota – Ph.D (2008)

2. Vrije Universiteit van Brussel, Bruxelles – M.Sc Industrial Location & Devt. (1986)

3. Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Bruxelles – M.Sc Econometrics (1985)

4. Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Bruxelles – License on Science Economiques (1983)

5. Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Bruxelles – Candidate en Science Economiques (1981)

6. Institut Technique de MOT Couvereur – Preparatory Classes (1977)

7. Chambre de Commerce de Bruxelles – Diploma in French (1976)

8. Akinorun Grammar School, Ikirun – West African School Certificate (1971)

9. Baptist Secondary Modern School, Iresi – Modern School Leaving Certificate (1967)


Economics And Development Studies


Professor of Economics


College of Management and Social Sciences


Economics And Development Studies

Awards & Honours

Award & Honours

1. Research Grant Awards: “Exploring the Effects of Business Formality on the Capacity of Small and Medium Enterprises (SME’s) in Poverty Alleviation: Evidence from Ado-Odo Local Government Area, Ogun State Nigeria” Grant Number: CUCRID RG 021.01.15/FS

2. Award of Excellence: ‘In honour of your Contribution Towards the all-round Development of the Students of the Department and the Advancement of Education in Nigeria’, by the Nigerian Economics Students Association, Covenant University Chapter, March 2018

3. Appreciation Award: Trade Policy Training Centre in Africa, Arusha, Tanzania, 2011

4. Blue Award for the Best Lecturer of the year: 2007-2008 in the Dept. of Econ. And Development Studies.

5. Blue Award for the Best Lecturer of the year: 2008-2009 in the Dept. of Econ. And Development Studies.

6. Overall Best Student, Akinorun Grammar School, 1968-1971 set.

7. Winner, Western State Government Scholarship, 1969-1971
Peer Recognition | Invited Reviewer/Editorial Board Membership
1. Editor-in-Chief, Covenant Journal of Business and Social Sciences (CJBSS), Ota, Nigeria.

2. Reviewer, International Journal of Social and Management Sciences, Albion College, Albion, Michigan, USA

3. Reviewer, Journal of Applied Statistics, Central Bank of Nigeria.

4. Reviewer, World Development.

5. Reviewer, Third World Review

6. Reviewer, SAGE Open

7. Reviewer, Journal of Applied Statistics (JAS), Central Bank of Nigeria.

8. Reviewer, Nigerian Journal of Economics and Social Sciences (NJESS)

9. Reviewer, Journal of African Development (JAD)

10. Reviewer, The Journal of International Trade and Economic Development

11. Reviewer, New Zealand Economic Paper

12. Reviewer, Springer Science +Business Media

13. Reviewer, Global Journal of Human-Social Science, USA

14. Regional Consultant (Ghana and Guinea Bissau) in ECOWAS Investment Climate Monitoring Indicators Report (2012) with Economisti Associati srl (Lead Consultant) Financed by ECOWAS Commission Abuja, Nigeria.

15. Associate Lecturer (Econometrics), Collaborative Postgradute Programme (CPP), Department of Economics, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria. 2014/2015.

16. Member International Editorial Board, 26th IBIMA Conference, 2015.

17. Guest of Honour at the 56th Nigerian National Independence Youth Retreat organized by OPEEDEM at Elegance Hall Elegance Guest Inn, Abule Egba, Lagos, Wednesday October 26, 2016. Delivered a Paper titled “RE-orienting the Mind of the Nigerian Child for National Development”

18. External Examiner, Undergraduate Programme, The Bells University of Technology, Ota. 2016-till date

19. External Examiner, Postgraduate Programme, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-ife. 2011-till date.

20. Visiting Professor, CPEEL, University of Ibadan, Ibadan. Nov. 2017- till date.

21. Member, Economic and Statistics Committee, Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry. August 2018 till date

Teaching Areas

Teaching Areas

1. Mathematics for Business and Social Science

2. Principles of Economics

3. International Economics

4. Intermediate Macroeconomics

5. Advanced Macroeconomic Theory

6. Quantitative Analysis

7. Quantitative Techniques

8. Econometric Analysis

9. Mathematical Statistics

10. Readings in Macroeconomics

Prof. Alege, Philip Olasupo

Professor of Economics

Alege Philip Olasupo is a Professor of Economics under the department of Economics and Development Studies Covenant University Ota. Born on October 29, 1950 and hails from Osun state Nigeria, Prof. Philip is happily married with three children.

His teaching pedigree spans over 22 years of experience both in Covenant University (2003 – 2022) and Obafemi Awolowo University (1987 – 2000)