Research, Publication and knowledge Exchange

  • Research and knowledge exchange activities of the School are anchored by the Centre for African Entrepreneurship Research (CAER) which was established in 2011.
  • The Centre collaborates with Covenant University, Ota, and University of Abuja, University of Essex, UK, Saint Mary’s University, Philippines, and University of Wolverhampton, UK on different research proects some of which have resulted in publications and Knowledge exchange.


  • Recent knowledge exchange output

  • The Centre led the creation of Centre for African Entrepreneurship and leadership (CAEL) in University of Wolverhampton, UK
  • Research leading to OXONIA Award
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation (Text book) published by University Press Ibadan
  • How Agricultural Value Chain Development Can Empower Women in Developing Countries: Evidence from Nigeria and the Philippines, published by International Journal of Arts and Science
  • The Changing Dynamics of Entrepreneurial Africa, published by IPA Publishers, London
  • Investigating the Determinants of Wealth Creation in Nigeria, published by SAGE Publications, Washington, DC


  • Current Research Focus

  • Informal sector economy
  • Knowledge economy
  • Poverty and growth strategies in Africa
  • Agribusiness and Commercial Agriculture
  • Binding constraints to entrepreneurial culture
  • Women Entrepreneurship
  • Social entrepreneurship and advocacy
  • Family business management and succession
  • Growth of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises
  • Comparative studies on African and Asian Entrepreneurial activities