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Dr. Kolapo Ige Celebrated for Dedication to the Field of Economics Education

Dr. Ige draws on years of expertise in education in his work with West Coast University and the University of Cape Coast

In the coming years, Dr. Kolapo Ige intends to continue reaching out to African countries in a ministerial capacity.

    INGLEWOOD, CA, February 13, 2020 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Dr. Kolapo Ige has been included in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Nigerian-born Dr. Ige excels in education as a professor of economics and econometrics at West Coast University, for which he began his affiliation in 2014. Additionally, he works as a communication consultant, advisory board member, and steering committee member with Africa International Institute for Professional Training and Research, member of the editorial board for the West Africa Journal of Science, Technology and Social Sciences through the University of Cape Coast. Dr. Ige likewise excels as the registrar and chief executive officer of the Organization of Economists and Business Analysts of Nigeria. Most recently, he incorporated a company in California named KolagAfrimerican Institute of Scientific Research Education and Academic Development Incorporated where he serves a President/Chief Executive Officer.

Previously, Dr. Ige gained valuable expertise in the field with the University as an associate professor and research fellow between 2009 and 2012. He also worked as an assistant professor at the Africa International Institute for Professional Training and Research at Adam Smith University of America from 2007 until 2009. Over the course of more than 25 years, Dr. Ige has also found success in educational, research and administrative roles for such entities as West Coast University, Joseph Ayo Babalola University, Lagos State University, Irish University Business School in London and Jeff Wooller University of Management.

An expert in his field, Dr. Ige earned a Bachelor of Science in economics and education from the University of Jos in Nigeria in 1991. Following this accomplishment, he received a diploma in computer science from Ladoke Akamai University of Technology in 1993, a Master of Science in economics from Obafemi Awolowo University in 1998, a Doctor of Philosophy in economics from Adam Smith University in 2007, a postdoctoral degree in the science of econometrics from West Coast University in 2014, and a Doctor of Philosophy in management science from Akami University in 2018. Dr. Ige retains his professional alignment with several organizations, including the American Economic Association, the Institute of Data Processing Management of Nigeria, the Chartered Institute of Treasury Management, the Association of Business Executives of Nigeria, the Institute of Certified Economists of Nigeria and the Institute of Professional Financial Managers London, to name only a few.

Supported by a considerable foundation of knowledge, Dr. Ige has contributed to various journals in editorial capacities, including the International Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences and JournalsBank Publishing. Due to his efforts in economics and education, he received a fellowship through the International Research and Development Institute in Nigeria and a research fellowship through the Quantitative Analysis Network Centre for Econometric and Allied Research at the University of Ibadan. He also earned the Fellowship Medal Award through the Chartered Institute of Treasury Management, and was listed in Who's Who in Nigeria Book of Global Professionals. In the coming years, Dr. Ige intends to continue reaching out to African countries in a ministerial capacity.

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