Olalekan Aladesanmi

Olalekan Aladesanmi


Accepting PhD Students

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Academic Biography

Olalekan obtained his PhD in Economics from Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom in 2017 and obtained an MSc in International Economics and Finance [Distinction] from the same university in 2011. He obtained a BSc in Politics, Philosophy and Economics [2:1] from Obafemi Awolowo University in Nigeria. 
He has taught Economics, Finance and Accounting modules at Newcastle University and London South Bank University. He is currently employed as a Senior Lecturer in Economics at Teesside University International Business School, where he engages with teaching, research and enterprise.
He has published papers in international journals and currently one of the reviewers of Investment Analysts Journal. 

Olalekan supervises undergraduate, postgraduate and DBA dissertations, and he is currently accepting PhD students.

Research interests and expertise:  
International Financial Markets
Applied Macroeconomics
Applied Econometrics
Political Economy
Sustainable Development
Energy Economics
Economics of Religion

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Stock Return Dynamics across Developed, Emerging and Frontier Markets, Newcastle University

22 Sept 201331 Mar 2017

Award Date: 8 Mar 2017

Master, Price Discoveries, Volatility Spillovers and Time-varying Correlations between the S&P 500 Index and S&P 500 Futures, Newcastle University

22 Sept 20105 Sept 2011

Award Date: 5 Sept 2011

Bachelor, An Examination of Succession and Legitimacy Crises in Nigeria., Obafemi Awolowo University

21 Jan 20029 Jan 2008

Award Date: 21 Jan 2008