Covenant Dusts Others in General Economics, Econometrics and Finance
As far as General Economics, Econometrics and Finance research endeavours are concerned, Covenant University is the best in Nigeria.
This verdict is captured in a recent Scival report, which evaluated the research productivity of forty-eight Nigerian universities between 2013 and 2018. Among the institutions assessed are the premier University of Ibadan, Obafemi Awolowo University, Universities of Ilorin, Lagos, Benin, University of Nigeria Nsukka and Federal University of Technology Akure.
In the report, Covenant University leads with 83 research publications, 127 authors and a field-weighted citation impact of 0.84. A second-positioned University of Nigeria Nsukka has 75 research publications, 104 authors and 0.39 citation impact only. University of Ibadan is third while Obafemi Awolowo University and University of Lagos are placed fourth and fifth.
Also, Adeyemi Ogundipe, Dr. Kehinde Adetiloye and Phillip Alege (a professor and dean in the institution) are among the top five General Economics, Econometrics and Finance researchers in Nigeria.
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