Publications

Christopher Ekong is a professor of Economics at Faculty of Social Science, University of Uyo. His indepth research in Monetary Economics, Money & Banking, Environmental Economics, Economic Development and more has given birth to highly sought after Books, Book Chapters and Journal Articles. Majority are open access on this page.




Journal Articles
36
Book Chapter
10
Books
6

Thesis/Dissertation

PhD Thesis

Economic Development in Nigeria: The Basic Needs Approach (1970 – 1998)

1997 – 2002
University of Uyo, Uyo
MSc Thesis

Stimulating Banking Habits in Rural Communities: A Study in Akwa Ibom State

1989 – 1991
University of Portharcourt, Portharcourt
BSc Project

Informal Sector and Employment Generation: A Case Study of Akwa Ibom State

1984 – 1988
University of Cross River State, Uyo

Journal Articles

Ekong, C. N. (1994)

Impact of Flexible Exchange Rate Regime on the Nigerian Economy: An Overview

Ibom Journal of Social Studies. University of Uyo, Nigeria
Ekong, C. N. (1997)

Framework for Building Sustainable Poverty Alleviation Strategies in Nigeria

Nigerian Economic Society. Ibadan
Adawo, M. A. and C. N. Ekong (1997)

The Benefits of Nigeria’s External Trade Participation

Journal of Accounting and Management, Faculty of Business Administration, Univ. of Uyo, Uyo
Adawo, M. A. and C. N. Ekong (1998)

Beyond Adjustment in Nigeria: The Role of the Informal Sector in Employment Generation

Journal of Accounting and Management. Faculty of Business Administration, Univ. of Uyo, Uyo
Ekong, C. N. and N. Ayara (1999)

The New International Focus on Poverty Alleviation: A Political Economy View

African Journal of Applied and Theoretical Economics. Department of Economics, University of Portharcourt, Portharcourt
Ndiyo, N. and C. N. Ekong (2003)

Fiscal Viability in Tax Administration: Challenges for Local Governments in Nigeria

Nigerian Journal of Social and Development Issues, Faculty of Social Sciences, Univ. of Calabar, Calabar
Ekong, C. N. and N. Ayara (2003)

The Gains and Strength in Participation: A Case Study of Mbiabet Ikpe Rice Farm Project in Nigeria

PLA NOTES. International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), London.
Ekong, C. N. and Ettah B. Essien (2008)

Migrant Farmers and Environmental Degradation: A Study of Cross River State Forest Reserves

Journal of Agriculture, Science and Technology. University of Agriculture, Makurdi. Nigeria.
Ekong, C. N. and Ettah B. Essien (2012)

The Economics of Gangsterism and Sychophancy in Nigerian Politics

Current Journal of Social Sciences, UK
Ekong, C. N. and Onye, K. U. (2012)

Economic Development in Nigeria: the Basic Needs Approach

Journal of Economics and Sustainable Development, 3 (4): 54-65. New York, USA
Ekong, C. N. and Onye, K. U. (2012)

On the Feasibility of A Common Currency in West Africa: Evidence from a Multivariate Structural VAR

Current Research Journal of Economic Theory, Birmingham, 4 (4): 120-131. Small Health, UK.
Ekong, C. N. and Onye, K. U. (2013)

The failure of the Monetary Exchange rate model for the naira-dollar

Indiana University Press, 4 (1): 8-9. doi:10.5251/ajsms.2013.4.1.8.19
Ekong, C. N. and Onye, K. U. (2013)

Matching Credit with Seasons: An Issue for Non-Performing Agricultural Loans in Nigeria

Journal of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences, 3 (2): 48-63
Akpan, U. F. and Ekong, C. N. (2013)

What are the Growth Effect of Foreign Direct Investment and Trade in WAMZ?

European Journal of Business and Management. Vol. 5, No. 17.
Ekong, C. N. and Onye, K. U. (2013)

Building Sustainable Cities in Nigeria: The Need for Mass and Social Housing Provision

Asian Journal of Social Sciences & Humanities. Vol. 2 No. 4
Ekong, C. N. and Usenobong F. Akpan (2013)

On Energy Subsidy Reform and Sustainable Development in Nigeria

International Journal of Management and Sustainability
Ekong, C. N. (2014)

Creating Sustainable Employment in Nigeria: Leveraging on the Capacity of the Informal Sector

Scholars Journal of Economics, Business and Management (SJEBM). Vol. 1 – Issue 10, pp. 505 – 517.
Ekong, C. N. and Ekpeno L. Effiong (2015)

Oil Price Shocks and Nigeria’s Macro-economy: Disentangling the Dynamics of Crude Oil-Market Shocks

Global Business Review
Ekong, C. N. and Kenneth U. Onye (2015)

International Capital Mobility and Saving-Investment Nexus in Nigeria: Revisiting Feldstein-Horioka Hypothesis

Science Journal of Economics, Business and Management (SJEBM), 3 (4): 116-125, doi:10.11648/j.sjbm.20150304.14
Ekong, C. N. (2015)

Corruption in Nigeria: An Attempt At Modelling Eradication Strategies

International Journal of Innovative Science, Engineering & Technology (IJISET), Vol. 2 Issue 12. www.ijiset.com
Ekong, C. N. and Onye, K. U. (2016)

A Framework for Sustaining Rural Development Program: Evidence from Micro-Panel Data in Nigeria

Journal of Developing Country Studies. 6(2): 14-31. USA.
Ekong, C. N. and Onye, K. U. (2016)

Essay on Stock Market Performance and Dynamic Reactions to Monetary Policy Shocks in Nigeria

International Journal of Commerce and Management Research, 2 (2): 54-69
Onwioduokit, E. A and C. N. Ekong (2016)

Budget Deficit and Economic Growth in Sierra Leone: An Empirical Re- Examination

Journal of Business and Human Resource Management Volume 2, Issue 1
Ekong C.N. & Okon, U.A. (2016)

Financial Intermediation and Economic Growth in Nigeria (1970-2013)

International Journal of Advanced Education and Research ISSN: 2455-5746, Volume 1; Issue 12. pp. 1-14
Ekong, C. N.,& Onye, K. U. (2016)

Corruption and Economic Development in Nigeria

Journal of Social Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences Ignatius Ajuru Univ. PHC. Vol 14. Pp 1-29.
Ekong C.N. & Onye, K.U. (2017)

Application of GARCH models to estimate and predict financial volatility of daily stock returns in Nigeria

International Journal of Managerial Studies and Research, 5(8): 18-34
Ekong, C. N. & Onye, K, U. (2017)

The Nigerian University System in a Recessionary Economy

International Journal of Development Studies (IJDS), Japan
Orebiyi, P. A. and Ekong, C. N. (2018)

Oil Production and the Poverty Situation in the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria: A Case of Selected Communities

Journal of World Economic Research (JWER). Vol. 7, No. 1, pp. 21-36.
Ekong, C. N. and Uduak M. Ekong (2019)

Monetary Policy Pass Through to Lending Rates in Nigeria: How were Core Macroeconomic Variables Affected?

International Journal of Economics, Commerce and Management Research Studies. Vol 2, Issue 2
Onye, K. U. and Christopher N. Ekong (2019)

The Political Economy of Fiscal Policymaking in Nigeria: Implications for Fiscal Consolidation

International Journal of Social Sciences. University of Uyo. Vol. 12. No. 2. Uyo.
Isaac, J. and Christopher N. Ekong (2019)

Fiscal Policy and Economic Stabilization Nexus: The Nigerian Situation

International Journal of Social Sciences and Conflict Management, Vol. 4, No. 4. ISSN: 2536-7234. http://www.casirmediapublishing.com
Ekong, C. N., Joel I. Okon and Ubong E. Effiong (2019)

Fiscal Policy and Unemployment: The Nigerian Conundrum

International Journal of Management Studies, Business & Entrepreneurship Research, Vol. 4, No. 3. ISSN: 2545-5893 (Print); 2545-5877 (online). http://www.casirmediapublishing.com
Ekong, C. N. (2020)

Creating Sustainable Employment in Africa: Leveraging on the Capacity of the Informal Sector

ASRIC Journal on Social Sciences and Humanities, Vol. 1 No. 1, pp. 59-81. www.asric.org
Ekong, C. N. and Ubong Edem Effiong (2020)

Monetary Policy and Inflation Targeting in Nigeria: The Need for Monetary-Fiscal Coordination

American Journal of Theoretical and Applied Business (AJTAB), Vol. 6, Issue 3, pp 37-46
Ekong, C. N. and Ubong Edem Effiong (2020)

Economic Determinants of Household Consumption Expenditures in West Africa: A Case Study of Nigeria and Ghana

Global Scientific Journals, Vol. 8, Issue 9, pp.385-398. ISSN: 2320-9186. www.globalscientificjournal.com
Ekong, C. N., Ubong E. Effiong, and Nora F. Inyang (2021)

Public Debt and The Real Sector of the Nigerian Economy

International Journal of Economics, Commerce, and Management, Vol. IX, Issue 7, ISSN 2348 038, United Kingdom.

Book Chapters

Ekong, C. N. (1994)

Financial Institutions and the Challenges of Economic Development in Akwa Ibom State

Research Bulletin, Centre for Development Studies, Univ. of Uyo, Nigeria.
Ekong, C. N. and Imo Akpan (1994)

Revenue Generation at Local and State Governments Levels

Research Bulletin, Centre for Development Studies, Univ. of Uyo, Nigeria.
Ekong, C. N. and Donatus Okon (1995)

Stimulating Banking Habits in Rural Communities: A Case Study in Selected Local Government Areas in Akwa Ibom State

High Points in Development. Uyo.
Adawo, M. A. and C. N. Ekong (1995)

Banking Industry and Nigeria's Economic Development since 1960

High Points in Development. Uyo.
Ekong, C. N. (1995)

Industrialisation: Impact on Environment and Challenges to Sustainable Development

Book of Abstracts, Nigerian Geographical Association (NGA), Benin
Adawo, M. A. and C. N. Ekong (2003)

The Place of Value Added Tax (VAT) in Revenue Allocation" in Ekpo, A. H. and E. Ubok-Udom (ed) Issues in Fiscal Federalism and Revenue Allocation in Nigeria. Future Publishing, Ibadan, Nigeria.

Ekong, C. N. and Ettah B. Essien (2006)

Empowering the Youths in Sporting Activities

In Youth Empowerment for Sustainable Development. Minder Int. Publishers, Uyo.
Akpan, G. E. and Christopher N. Ekong (2006)

Introduction and Overview: Youth empowerment for sustainable development

In Youth Empowerment for Sustainable Development, Minder Int. Publishers, Uyo.
Ekong, C. N. (2006)

Revising the Trend

In Policy of Strategic Youth Empowerment. Pioturu Books & Image Ltd. PH. Nigeria.
Ekong, C. N. and Onye, K. U. (2021)

Chapter 5: Public Revenue Structure and Profile in Nigeria

In Anyanwu, S. (ed.) Fundamentals of Public Finance, TETFUND.

Books

Ekong, C. N. (2006), ed.

Policy of Strategic Youth Empowerment.

Pioturu Books & Image Ltd. PH. Nigeria.
Akpan, G. E. and Christopher N. Ekong (2006)

Youth Empowerment for Sustainable Development

Minder Int. Publishers, Uyo.
Ekong, C. N. (2007)

Sustainable Savings and Credit Scheme in Rural Communities: An Operational Guide

Pioturu Books & Image Plus, PH. Nigeria.
Ekong, C. N., Ettah, B. E. and Onye, K. U. (2013)

The Economics of Youth Restiveness in the Niger Delta

Strategic Book Publishers and Rights Agency, Texas, USA.
Ekong, C. N. (2016)

The Nigerian University System in a Depressed Economy

A Keynote Address Presented at CEPED Symposium organised by Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Calabar Zone. Robertminder Int. Ltd. Publishers.
Ekong, C. N. (2019)

"Benefit Capture”, “Aspirin Solutions”, and “Corruption” in Nigeria’s Quest for Development

Uniuyo 73rd Inaugural Lecture, Univ. of Uyo Press Ltd. Nigeria.

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