Pacesetting Covenant Edges Competitors in the Field of Inclusion; Financial, Financial Inclusion
Covenant University has once again proved her mettle as a fast rising research university by emerging the world’s topmost institution in the field of Inclusion; Financial, Financial Inclusion.
The latest computations by Elsevier SciVal, the quick and easy access to the research performance of 8500 research institutions and 220 countries worldwide, placed Covenant as No. 1 among the top 5 institutions worldwide on this topic, by scholarly output. Symbiosis International University, Vellore Institute of Technology, Cochin University of Science and Technology, and University of Central Lancashire made up the list in that order.
Covenant led with an overall performance of 104 scholarly outputs, 1657 views count, and field-weighted citation impact of 114, according to the computations spanning the period between 2014 and 2017.
The leading author in Inclusion; Financial, Financial Inclusion at Covenant University, Dr. Abiola Babajide of the Department of Banking and Finance, who was ranked the 8th best author in the world, had 3 scholarly outputs, 36 views count, and field-weighted citation impact of 0.98. Dr. Babajide’s research interests are Developmental Finance – Microfinance, Small Buisness Finance, Financial Inclusion and Capital Market Development.
Other Covenant authors among the best in the world included Mr. Uzoma Achugamonu and Dr. Folasade Adegboye, both of the Banking and Finance Department, ranked 12th and 13th respectively. Mr. Achugamonu had 2 scholarly outputs, 7 views count, and 0.00 field-weighted citation impact, while Dr. Adegboye had 2 scholarly outputs, 31 views count, and field-weighted citation impact of 1.47.
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